Category: YA Literature

Review: Midnight Bites by Rach..

Posted March 1, 2016 by Una in paranormal YA, Rating A, reviews, YA Literature
Review: Midnight Bites by Rachel Caine

Midnight Bites: Stories of the Morganville Vampires Author: Rachel Caine Reviewer: Una Rating: A What I’m Talking About: What a treat for Morganville Vampires series fans!  Midnight Bites: Stories of the Morganville Vampires is a wonderful collection of some previously released and brand new short stories in this rich and vibrant world.  I would wholeheartedly […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 10, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy, YA Literature
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Dark Heart of Magic by Jennifer Estep

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Black Blade Series Author: Jennifer Estep Narrator: Brittany Presley Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Black Blade #2 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Young Adult Source: author Dark Heart of Magic Dark Heart of Magic, the second book in the exciting Black Blade trilogy, opens with narrator Lila Merriweather and […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 3, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy, YA Literature
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Cold Burn of Magic by Jennifer Estep

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Black Blade Series Author: Jennifer Estep Narrator: Brittany Presley Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Black Blade #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Young Adult Source: purchased Cold Burn of Magic Cold Burn of Magic is the first book in the new young adult urban fantasy Black Blade trilogy by […]

Review: The Glass Arrow

Posted July 8, 2015 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, YA Literature
Review: The Glass Arrow

The Glass Arrow Author: Kristen Simmons Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Glass Arrow is set in a future Earth dystopia.  In this alternative future, women have been reduced to little more than cattle, bought and sold at public auction.  When the female population rises too high, female infants and children are […]

Review: Sanguine Mountain by J..

Posted April 15, 2015 by Nima in paranormal YA, Rating A, reviews, YA Literature
Review: Sanguine Mountain by Jennifer Foxcroft

Sanguine Mountain Author: Jennifer Foxcroft Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Sanguine Mountain’s title suggests a story of vampires and blood.  There is blood, although very little, and there are vampire—bats.  Neither Lestat nor Edward Cullen are sneaking in anyone’s windows.  The only creatures of the night in this tale are actual bats.  […]

Review: Eventide by Christine ..

Posted October 28, 2014 by Jen in paranormal YA, Rating A, reviews, YA Literature
Review: Eventide by Christine Allen-Riley

Eventide Author: Christine Allen-Riley Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: Eventide is the first book in a new young adult series that is quite promising. Gikany and Una enjoyed this slowly building story, becoming completely lost in the heroine’s plight. The story starts very slowly. We are gently introduced to Devon, […]

Review: Isla and the Happily E..

Posted October 9, 2014 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, romance, YA Literature
Review: Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins

Isla and the Happily Ever After Author: Stephanie Perkins Reviewer: Nima Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: If you are an unapologetic hopeless romantic, this is your book.  Isla and the Happily Ever After is all about that gut-wrenching, turn your heart inside-out, I may never eat again if I can just stay in this […]

Review: What Dreams May Come b..

Posted July 29, 2014 by Nima in Rating C, reviews, romance, YA Literature
Review: What Dreams May Come by Beth M. Honeycutt

What Dreams May Come Author: Beth M. Honeycutt Reviewer: Nima Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: What Dreams May Come is the debut effort of author Beth M. Honeycutt. The first in her In Dreams series, it is a sweet, young adult romance, and in my opinion, probably on the younger side of teens than […]