NO GOOD DEED by Kara Connolly 05 SEPTEMBER, 2017 Title: No Good Deed Author: Kara Connolly Series: Stand-alone Pages: 354 pages Publisher: Delacorte Press Release Date: July 18, 2017 ISBN-10: 0385743939 I found myself smiling while reading most of this book, it took about 100 pages to really get into it…but once I got to that point of no-return I was hooked and couldn’t put the book down. Granted you must enter the state of willing suspension of disbelief (hence the first 100 pages drag), but once you leave your logic brain behind and enjoy the story it becomes absolutely...Read More
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Geekerella will be my first gushing review of the 2017 year. If you consider yourself part of “geek life,” have a fandom you are particularly attached to, or just fancy yourself a big ol’ nerd that loves Young Adult fiction, this is the book for you. Geekerella is equal parts sugary sweet, endearing, and an out of this world perfect read.
In a never-ending search for the next fabulous Young Adult fantasy to read I exuberantly accepted Frostblood, debut author, Elly Blake’s first in series. The story had the look and feel of exactly what I like. As a huge fan of Sarah Maas’s series, and books like Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard, Frostblood had a lot to live up to, and while not a contender for best in the genre, it was a good book. I recommend it to fans of the genre. You won’t be disappointed.Read More
‘I Am Princess X’ by Cherie Priest was an original young adult mystery that engaged me instantly and kept me guessing the entire time. I found the writing style to be a little more juvenile than other YAs in the genre, but I enjoyed it and look forward to reading more of Priest’s novels. ‘I Am Princess X’ is a novel mixed with a comic that meshes with the story, instead of illustrating the story. Two young girls beginning in 5th grade become friends, and come up with a heroine called Princess X. She’s strong, powerful and has a...Read More
The first in a new Young Adult Fantasy Series, “The Sin Eater’s Daughter” by Melinda Salisbury is a book that had me intrigued from the cover and the synopsis. It was one of those books I picked up and put down, and picked up and put down – and then finally took the plunge and read. I actually thought it was more middle grade – but this one is definitely in the MATURE Young Adult category. The novel has a quick start, and it plunges you deep into a fantasy world and sets up a dark and dastardly plot that will have your head spinning. Then leaves you hanging in the end…Read More