Early Review: Shadows by Ilsa J. Bick

Posted August 25, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Format: E-ARC from Netgalley Pages:528 Publisher: Egmont USA Series: Ashes Trilogy # 2 Publication Date: September 25, 2012 Pre-Order this Book: Amazon   From Goodreads: The Apocalypse does not end. The Changed will grow in numbers. The Spared may not survive. Even before the EMPs brought down the world, Alex was on the run from the demons of her past and the monster living in her head. After the world was gone, she believed Rule could be a sanctuary for her and those she’d come to love. But she was wrong. Now Alex is in the fight of her life against the adults, who would use her, the survivors, who don’t trust her, and the Changed, who would eat her […]

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Review: Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick

Posted August 23, 2012 by Christy / 0 Comments

Format: Kindle Publisher: Egmont USA Pages: 480 Series: Ashes Trilogy Buy this Book: Amazon From Goodreads: It could happen tomorrow . . . An electromagnetic pulse flashes across the sky, destroying every electronic device, wiping out every computerized system, and killing billions. Alex hiked into the woods to say good-bye to her dead parents and her personal demons. Now desperate to find out what happened after the pulse crushes her to the ground, Alex meets up with Tom—a young soldier—and Ellie, a girl whose grandfather was killed by the EMP. For this improvised family and the others who are spared, it’s now a question of who can be trusted and who is no longer human. Author Ilsa J. Bick crafts […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (7)

Posted August 22, 2012 by Christy / 3 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases books that we are eagerly anticpating. My WoW pick this week is: Death and the Girl Next Door by Darynda Jones Expected Publication: October 2nd, 2012 From Goodreads: Darynda Jones, author of The New York Times bestselling series that began with First Grave on the Right, brings us Death and the Girl Next Door, a thrilling Young Adult novel garnering high praise and early buzz from major authors Ten years ago, Lorelei’s parents disappeared without a trace. Raised by her grandparents and leaning on the support of her best friends, Lorelei is finally beginning to accept the fact that her parents are never coming home. For […]

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Teaser Tuesday (3)

Posted August 21, 2012 by Christy / 2 Comments

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:   • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! I’m currently reading Word and Breath by Susannah Noel Summary from Goodreads: Riana has learned how to stay out of trouble. She spends […]

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? (6)

Posted August 20, 2012 by Christy / 6 Comments

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading is a weekly meme hosted by Book Journey in which we plan our reading week! Here is what I’ve read the past week:     The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa *Review Coming Soon Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan Wake by Amanda Hocking Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout Here is what I plan on reading this week: Shadows by Ilsa J. Bick Word and Breath by Susannah Noel Undeadly by Michele Vail   What are you reading this week?   

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Review: Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Posted August 19, 2012 by Christy / 2 Comments

Format: Kindle Edition Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC Series: Lux Book 2 Buy this Book: Amazon   From Goodreads: Being connected to Daemon Black sucks… Thanks to his alien mojo, Daemon’s determined to prove what he feels for me is more than a product of our bizarro connection. So I’ve sworn him off, even though he’s running more hot than cold these days. But we’ve got bigger problems. Something worse than the Arum has come to town… The Department of Defense are here. If they ever find out what Daemon can do and that we’re linked, I’m a goner. So is he. And there’s this new boy in school who’s got a secret of his own. He knows what’s happened to […]

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Stacking the Shelves (6)

Posted August 18, 2012 by Christy / 13 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews that showcases what books we have got the past week. Here’s what I got this week: Free on Amazon Kindle: Deadlocked by A. R. Wise Crux by Moira Rogers From Netgalley: Shadows by Isla J. Bick For Blog Tour: Undeadly by Michele Vail For Review: Word and Breath by Susannah Noel Bought on Kindle: Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout Won/Gifted: Lost Girls by Anne Kelley (Thanks to Andrea @ The Bookish Babe) Bloodlines by Richelle Mead (Thanks to Tabitha’s Book Blog) Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas    (Thanks to OMFG!Books) What did you get this week? 

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Review: Wake by Amanda Hocking

Posted August 18, 2012 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format: Hardcover Pages: 309 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Series: Watersong Book # 1 Buy this Book: Amazon Audiobook Preview: HERE   From Goodreads: Fall under the spell of Wake—the first book in an achingly beautiful new series by celebrated author Amanda Hocking—and lose yourself to the Watersong. Gorgeous. Fearless. Dangerous. They’re the kind of girls you envy; the kind of girls you want to hate. Strangers in town for the summer, Penn, Lexi and Thea have caught everyone’s attention—but it’s Gemma who’s attracted theirs. She’s the one they’ve chosen to be part of their group. Gemma seems to have it all—she’s carefree, pretty, and falling in love with Alex, the boy next door. He’s always been just a friend, but […]

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Review: Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Posted August 16, 2012 by Christy / 2 Comments

Format: Paperback Pages: 307 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Series: Sky Chasers book 1 Buy this Book: Amazon From Goodreads:  What if you were bound for a new world, about to pledge your life to someone you’d been promised to since birth, and one unexpected violent attack made survival—not love—the issue? Out in the murky nebula lurks an unseen enemy: the New Horizon. On its way to populate a distant planet in the wake of Earth’s collapse, the ship’s crew has been unable to conceive a generation to continue its mission. They need young girls desperately, or their zealous leader’s efforts will fail. Onboard their sister ship, the Empyrean, the unsuspecting families don’t know an attack is being mounted that could […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (6)

Posted August 15, 2012 by Christy / 9 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases books that we are eagerly anticpating. My WoW pick this week is: Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi Expected Publication Date: February 5th, 2012 From Goodreads: tick ticktickticktickit’s almosttime for war. Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance. She’s finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch. Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible. In this exhilarating sequel to Shatter Me, Juliette […]

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