Monday, July 28, 2014

Review: Perfection by J.L. Spelbring



Perfection

Author: J.L. Spelbring
Series: Perfection #1
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Genre: YA Science Fiction/Historical Fiction/Alternate History
Format: ebook
Release Date: July 16, 2013
Source: Received egalley from publisher via Netgalley
Rating: 3 Stars
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***I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way changed my opinion of the book. The review below is my open and honest opinion.***  


Synopsis from Goodreads:

The personification of Aryan purity, Ellyssa's spent her whole life under her creator's strict training and guidance; her purpose is to eradicate inferior beings. She was genetically engineered to be the perfect soldier: strong, intelligent, unemotional, and telepathic.
Only Ellyssa isn't perfect.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Discussion Post: Reading and Reviewing Books Months Before Release

You know that really cool part of being a blogger? The part where we get those shiny ARCs months before their release date? It's pretty awesome. I want to start out this post by saying that I am in no way bragging about the ARCs I have. I am grateful to every single publisher for giving me free copies of their books to read. What I want to talk about today is the etiquette for reviewing these books.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Review: Madly, Deeply by Erica Crouch



Madly, Deeply

Author: Erica Crouch
Series: Standalone
Publisher: Patchwork Press
Genre: YA Paranormal/Retelling
Format: ebook
Release Date: June 17, 2014
Source: egalley received from publisher via NetGalley
Rating: 2 Stars
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Synopsis from Goodreads:

It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea...


Annaleigh Wells and William Calloway had a love even the angels envied. It was as if the universe spun them toward one another, like the stars crafted their souls to fit perfectly together.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Top Ten Characters I Would Want With Me On A Deserted Island

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish where we make lists of bookish things! 
 
I'm on a cruise. Enjoying my time with all my favorite book characters. We're just relaxing, drinking cocktails, sunning ourselves on deck. One night the wind begins to howl fiercely. The ship begins to toss in the waves. I'm so scared. I grab onto my ten most trusted friends and jump, swimming to safety on a deserted island. We don't know what happened to everyone else. It's just us now and we'll have to make do with what we have. 
 
I give you... the dream team: 

Monday, July 21, 2014

Review: Let's Get Lost by Adi Alsaid



Let’s Get Lost

Author: Adi Alsaid
Series: Standalone
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Genre: YA Contemporary
Format: ARC
Release Date: July 29, 2014
Source: ARC received from publisher at ALA
Rating: 4 Stars
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***I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way changed my opinion of the book. The review below is my open and honest opinion.***  


Synopsis from Goodreads:

Five strangers. Countless adventures. One epic way to get lost.

Four teens across the country have only one thing in common: a girl named LEILA. She crashes into their lives in her absurdly red car at the moment they need someone the most.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Early Bird Special: The Return by Jennifer L. Armentrout


I've seen a couple other bloggers do something like this like Jamie's Save the Date feature and Cuddlebuggery's Early Cuddles and decided that I wanted to do something similar to feature books that I've read well before their release date without doing a full review. These will be pretty brief and will just highlight some of the main things I loved about the book and then I will do a full review as the book gets closer to release. The first book I want to feature is: