Category: YA Literature

Review: Bitter Blood by Rachel..

Posted November 13, 2012 by Una in 4.5 stars, paranormal YA, Rating A, YA Literature
Review: Bitter Blood by Rachel Caine

Bitter Blood Author: Rachel Caine  Release Date: Nov. 6, 2012 Publisher: NAL The Morganville Vampires #13 ISBN: #978-0451238115 Genre: Young Adult, paranormal Format(s): Hardcover (404 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       For years, the human and vampire residents of Morganville, Texas, have managed to co-exist in peace. But now that the threat […]

Review: Blood Forever by Mari ..

Posted September 20, 2012 by B. in 3.5 stars, paranormal YA, Rating B, YA Literature
Review: Blood Forever by Mari Mancusi

Blood Forever Author: Mari Mancusi  Release Date: Sept. 4, 2012 Publisher: Berkley Trade Blood Coven Vampire #8 ISBN: #978-0425253038 Genre: YA Paranormal Format(s): Paperback (256 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: Sunny and Rayne McDonald have had their lives turned upside down thanks to the Blood Coven. But when the past itself is […]

Review: Showtime by Chloe Kayn..

Posted September 7, 2012 by Vampbard in 3 stars, 4 stars, guest review, Rating A, Rating B, YA Literature
Review: Showtime by Chloe Kayne

Joining VampBard for her review today, is her daughter, DramaTeen (DT…although she won’t qualify for long…).  DT is an undergraduate student of psychology, ultimately pursuing a doctoral degree in psychiatry.  She likes to read for fun, but doesn’t often get the opportunity.   Showtime Author: Chloe Kayne Release Date: Sept. 14, 2012 (expected) Publisher: self-published Marvelle […]

Review: Blazing the Trail by D..

Posted June 26, 2012 by Gikany-Una in 4 stars, paranormal YA, Rating A, YA Literature
Review: Blazing the Trail by Deborah Cooke

Blazing the Trail Author: Deborah Cooke  Release Date: June 5, 2012 Publisher: NAL Trade Dragon Diaries Trilogy #3 ISBN: 978-0451236821 Genre: Young Adult (Paranormal Romance) Format(s): Paperback (320 pages), E-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and Zoë Sorensson’s love life is heating up. Cute, loyal, and understanding, wolf shifter Derek […]

Review: Dark Frost by Jennifer..

Review: Dark Frost by Jennifer Estep

Dark Frost Author: Jennifer Estep  Release Date: May 29, 2012 Publisher: Kensington Mythos Academy #3 ISBN: #978-0758266965 Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal Format(s): Paperback (336 pgs), e-book Book Source: Author About the book:      I’ve seen so many freaky things since I started attending Mythos Academy last fall. I know I’m supposed to be a […]

Review: Silence by Michelle Sa..

Posted May 11, 2012 by Jen in 4 stars, paranormal YA, Rating A, reviews, YA Literature
Review: Silence by Michelle Sagara

Silence Author: Michelle Sagara  Release Date: May 1, 2012 Publisher: DAW The Queen of the Dead #1 ISBN: #978-0756407421 Genre: YA Paranormal Format(s): Hardcover (256 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: It began in the graveyard…       Ever since her boyfriend Nathan died in a tragic accident Emma had been coming […]

ARC Review: Black Dawn

Posted April 27, 2012 by Una in 4 stars, paranormal YA, Rating A, reviews, YA Literature
ARC Review: Black Dawn

Black Dawn Author: Rachel Caine  Release Date: May 1, 2012 Publisher: NAL Morganville Vampires  #12 ISBN: #978-0451236715 Genre: Young Adult (Paranormal) Format(s): Hardcover (384 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       With its eclectic mix of vampire and human citizens, Morganville, Texas, has always been a risky place to call home.  But with […]

Review: Soul Bound

Posted March 26, 2012 by B. in 3.5 stars, paranormal YA, Rating B, YA Literature
Review: Soul Bound

Soul Bound Author: Mari Mancusi  Release Date: March 6, 2012 Publisher: Berkley Trade Blood Coven Series #7 ISBN: #978-0425245477 Genre: YA Paranormal Format(s): Paperback (272 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher  About the book: Sunny McDonald and her vampire boyfriend Magnus are on the run—accused of treason and wanted alive…or undead. And her own twin sister […]

Reviews: Winterborne & Rav..

Reviews: Winterborne & Ravenstroke

Winterborne & Ravenstoke Author: Augusta Blythe  Release Date: Winterborne: January 27, 2012                   Ravenstoke:  February 8, 2012 Publisher: Self-Published Universe Unbound Books #1 & 2 ISBN: Winterborne 978-1469930473             Ravenstoke 978-1469966113 Genre: Young Adult Urban Fantasy Format(s): Winterborne –  Paperback (300 pgs), e-book       […]

Review: Vampire’s Kiss

Review: Vampire’s Kiss

Vampire’s Kiss Author: Veronica Wolff  Release Date: March 6, 2012 Publisher: NAL Trade Watchers #2 ISBN: #978-0451235725 Genre: Young Adult (Paranormal) Format(s): Paperback (# pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       IF YOU’RE GOING TO BE PARTNERED WITH A VAMPIRE, YOU HAVE TO WORK THE NIGHT SHIFT.       By […]

Review: Dreaming Awake

Posted January 19, 2012 by B. in 3.5 stars, paranormal YA, Rating B, YA Literature
Review: Dreaming Awake

Dreaming Awake Author: Gwen Hayes  Release Date: Jan. 3, 2012 Publisher: NAL Falling Under #2 ISBN: #978-0451235541 Genre: YA Paranormal Format(s): Paperback (336 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher  About the book: When Theia Alderson first encountered a mysterious, handsome boy in her dreams, she never imagined how finding Haden Black—and falling in love—could change her […]

Review: Clockwork Prince

Posted January 4, 2012 by Una in 4.5 stars, Rating A, reviews, YA Literature
Review: Clockwork Prince

Clockwork Prince Author: Cassandra Clare Release Date: Dec. 6, 2011 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Infernal Devices #2 ISBN: #978-1416975885 Genre: Young Adult (Historical Urban Fantasy) Format(s): Hardcover (528 pgs), e-book, audio Book Source: Purchased with my own funds About the book:      In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at […]

Review: Winging It

Posted December 7, 2011 by Jen in 4 stars, paranormal YA, Rating A, YA Literature
Review: Winging It

Winging It Author:Deborah Cooke  Release Date: Dec. 6, 2011 Publisher: NAL The Dragon Diaries #2ISBN: 978-0-451-23489-6Genre: Young Adult (Paranormal)Format(s): Paperback (339 pgs), e-bookBook Source: Publisher  About the book: Zoë Sorensson yearns to come into her powers as the only female dragon shifter. But being part of two worlds is more complicated than she expected. It’s bad […]

ARC Review: Last Breath

Posted October 26, 2011 by Jen in 4.5 stars, paranormal YA, Rating A, reviews, YA Literature
ARC Review: Last Breath

Last Breath Author: Rachel Caine  Release Date: Nov. 1, 2011 Publisher: NAL Morganville Vampires #11 ISBN: #978-0451234872 Genre: Young Adult Format(s): Hardcover (352 pgs), Paperback (4/2012), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       With her boss preoccupied researching the Founder Houses in Morganville, student Claire Danvers is left to her own devices when she […]