Review – Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
In Book Review
May 31, 2011

Review – Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

Well, how about those characters?: I liked the characters a lot. But there were a few personality traits that I just didn’t like at all. Patch was very stalkerish and creepy. I didn’t mind it too much but there were occasions that it came through a little too strong. Nora, on the other hand, just annoyed me at times. She […]

Keep reading. . .

Review – Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead
In Book Review
May 5, 2011

Review – Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead

If a book was every going to break my heart, it’s this one. I don’t cry when I read, nor when I watch movies, but I was tearing up at the end of Shadow Kiss. This book is everything I ever wanted and then suddenly it tore my heart into itty bitty pieces. I think if I hadn’t known there would be […]

Keep reading. . .

Review – Firelight by Sophie Jordan
In Book Review
May 4, 2011

Review – Firelight by Sophie Jordan

Slow to start: I initially had trouble getting into the story. It seemed to take several chapters before there was anything to really draw me in. There was also the fact that the novel’s in present tense, which really threw me off. At times it seemed like it would have been better suited to be in past tense, which I […]

Keep reading. . .

Review – Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld
In Book Review
April 25, 2011

Review – Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld

The war is still raging: In this sequel to Westerfeld’s Leviathan, World War I is still raging across Europe. And yet again, Deryn and Alek are on another adventure. Westerfeld keeps the excitement flowing through this second book as the airship, Leviathan, heads for the Ottoman Empire. I loved the action in this novel and Westerfeld’s attention to detail, especially […]

Keep reading. . .

Review – Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
In Book Review
April 16, 2011

Review – Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost

Action, adventure, comedy, and romance. Who could want more? This book was an action-packed urban fantasy that was sometimes serious, sometimes (very) heavy on the romance, and sometimes drop-on-the-floor hysterical. Cat and Bones have a certain chemistry that makes them perfect for the main characters of this book as their personalities clash and mix to create a whirl of an […]

Keep reading. . .

Review – Claire de Lune by Christine Johnson
In Book Review
April 15, 2011

Review – Claire de Lune by Christine Johnson

A new take on werewolves: Unlike most novels I’ve read about werewolves, Johnson provides a fresh idea where the only werewolves are female and they have closely knit packs. The world also knows about werewolves and have organizations, whose goals are to “cure” the werewolves of their “curse.” Similar to Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series, the werewolf gene isn’t triggered until […]

Keep reading. . .

Review – Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
In Book Review
April 9, 2011

Review – Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

Changed My Opinion: Any time I hear someone mention World War I, it makes me cringe because it seemed to be the only thing we ever discussed in my history classes. However, this book completely changed my opinion. Yes, it’s fiction but it made me rethink the war, strangely enough. The idea of having two groups, the Darwinists (Allies) and Clankers […]

Keep reading. . .