Month: May 2014

Waiting On Wednesday | The Beautiful Ashes by Jeaniene Frost

Posted May 28, 2014 by Christy / 2 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine   My Pick   The Beautiful Ashes by Jeaniene Frost   Expected Publication Date: August 26, 2014 by Harlequin     In a world of shadows, anything is possible. Except escaping your fate. Ever since she was a child, Ivy has been gripped by visions of strange realms just beyond her own. But when her sister goes missing, Ivy discovers the truth is far worse—her hallucinations are real, and her sister is trapped in a parallel realm. And the one person who believes her is the dangerously attractive guy who’s bound by an ancient legacy to betray her. Adrian might have turned his back on those who […]

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Book Review | Alienated by Melissa Landers

Posted May 26, 2014 by Christy / 4 Comments

Series: Alienated, # 1 Format: ARC Source: Traded Publisher: Disney Hyperion Publication Date: February 4, 2014 Goodreads  Two years ago, the aliens made contact. Now Cara Sweeney is going to be sharing a bathroom with one of them. Handpicked to host the first-ever L’eihr exchange student, Cara thinks her future is set. Not only does she get a free ride to her dream college, she’ll have inside information about the mysterious L’eihrs that every journalist would kill for. Cara’s blog following is about to skyrocket. Still, Cara isn’t sure what to think when she meets Aelyx. Humans and L’eihrs have nearly identical DNA, but cold, infuriatingly brilliant Aelyx couldn’t seem more alien. She’s certain about one thing, though: no human […]

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Early Book Review | My Last Kiss by Bethany Neal

Posted May 22, 2014 by Christy / 3 Comments

Format: e-ARC        Source: Publisher via Netgalley                                                              Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux                                                               Publication Date: June 10, 2014                                                                          My Rating: 4 What if your last kiss was with the wrong boy? Cassidy Haines remembers her first kiss vividly. It was on the old covered bridge the summer before her freshman year with her boyfriend of three years, Ethan Keys. But her last kiss–the one she shared with someone at her seventeenth birthday party the night she died–is a blur. Cassidy is trapped in the living world, not only mourning the loss of her human body, but left with the grim suspicion that her untimely death wasn’t a suicide as everyone assumes. She can’t remember anything from the weeks […]

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Waiting on Wednesday | Six Feet Over It by Jennifer Longo

Posted May 21, 2014 by Christy / 3 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine   My Pick   Six Feet Over It by Jennifer Longo   Expected Publication Date: August 26, 2014 by Random House for Young Readers   Home is where the bodies are buried. Darkly humorous and heart-wrenchingly beautiful, Jennifer Longo’s YA debut about a girl stuck living in a cemetery will change the way you look at life, death, and love. Leigh sells graves for her family-owned cemetery because her father is too lazy to look farther than the dinner table when searching for employees. Working the literal graveyard shift, she meets two kinds of customers: Pre-Need: They know what’s up. They bought their graves a long time […]

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Waiting on Wednesday | Hexed by Michelle Krys

Posted May 14, 2014 by Christy / 1 Comment

    Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.   My Pick   Hexed by Michelle Krys   Expected Publication Date: June 10, 2014 by Delacorte Press     If high school is all about social status, Indigo Blackwood has it made. Sure, her quirky mom owns an occult shop, and a nerd just won’t stop trying to be her friend, but Indie is a popular cheerleader with a football-star boyfriend and a social circle powerful enough to ruin everyone at school. Who wouldn’t want to be her? Then a guy dies right before her eyes. And the dusty old family Bible her mom is freakishly possessive of is stolen. But it’s when a frustratingly […]

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Waiting on Wednesday | They All Fall Down by Roxanne St. Claire

Posted May 7, 2014 by Christy / 1 Comment

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that allows us to showcase upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.   My Pick   They All Fall Down by Roxanne St. Claire   Expected Publication Date: October 14, 2014         Pretty Little Liars meets Final Destination in this YA psychological thriller that will have readers’ hearts racing right till the very end! Every year, the lives of ten girls at Vienna High are transformed. All because of the list. Kenzie Summerall can’t imagine how she’s been voted onto a list of the hottest girls in school, but when she lands at number five, her average life becomes dazzling. Doors open to the best parties, […]

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ARC Book Review | The Art of Lainey by Paula Stokes

Posted May 5, 2014 by Christy / 3 Comments

Format: e-ARC Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: May 20, 2014 Goodreads   Soccer star Lainey Mitchell is used to getting what she wants, and when her boyfriend Jason breaks up with her for no reason, what she wants is to win him back before the start of their senior year. Lainey and her friend Bianca check the interwebz for tips and tricks, but the online dating advice is all pretty lame. Then the girls stumble across a copy of The Art of War. Didn’t someone once say that love is a battlefield? Jason isn’t going to stand a chance once Lainey and Bee go all Zhou Dynasty on him… Old school strategy and subterfuge meet modern-day dramarama […]

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