Category: Young Adult

Review: Fathom by Merrie DeStefano

Review: Fathom by Merrie DeStefano

Turning sixteen can be hell, especially if everyone in town thinks your mother killed herself and your sister. All Kira Callahan wants to do is swim, hang out with her best friend, Sean, and ignore the kids who torment her at school. That is, until one day when she gets invited to a party. For […]

— Posted January 6, 2013 by Sue Miller / 1 Comment
Review: Days of Blood and Starlight By Laini Taylor

Review: Days of Blood and Starlight By Laini Taylor

Laini Taylor had some big shoes to fill after her incredible debut novel, Daughter of Smoke and Bone. Days of Blood and Starlight is a book I’ve been wondering about for nearly a year. The anticipation for a book can be such a build up (and sometimes a let down)…. I’m happy to report that, […]

— Posted November 30, 2012 by Sue Miller / 4 Comments
Review: Forever by Maggie Stiefvater

Review: Forever by Maggie Stiefvater

For me, The Wolves of Mercy Falls series started off as a so-so read. Linger was definitely better than Shiver, but Forever…? WOW! This book manages to be uplifting, heartbreaking and magical all at the same time. I’ve been on the fence about this series for the past two books but this third and final […]

— Posted August 20, 2011 by Carmel / 3 Comments
Review: Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

Review: Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

Maggie Stiefvater’s lyrical writing style is back in full force in this second installment. I didn’t fall completely in love with Shiver as many others did but Stiefvater’s style is so remarkable that I just had to file the whole series under “must read”. Linger did not let me down. In fact, I loved this […]

— Posted June 28, 2011 by Carmel / 1 Comment
Review: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

Review: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

I had a hard time giving this book a rating. I really enjoyed the beginning of this novel. The writing is beautiful and I immediately liked Sam as a character. At the half way mark though, the book started to drag. There were a few key story elements that hadn’t been explained yet. So at […]

— Posted November 9, 2010 by Carmel / 7 Comments
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