Book Review: Requiem, Times Changing by R.J. Parker

Author: R.J. Parker Release Date: 26 September 2019 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Adventure Series: Requiem (Book #1) Format: E-book Pages: 450 Publisher: Olympia Publishers Blurb: Clint and Corbin are having a weird day. Best friends for life, things are getting a little strange around their town, and at school. When they're followed by a strange man looking for Clint and…

Book Review: The Boxcar Baby by J.L. Mulvihill

Author: J.L. Mulvihill Release Date: 12th July 2013 Genre: Steampunk, Dystopian, Young Adult Series: Steel Roots Series (Book #1) Edition: e-book Pages: 274 Publisher: Seventh Star Press, LLC Blurb: The Box Car Baby introduces the character of AB’Gale Steel who was born in a boxcar on a train bound for Georgia, according to what her papa told her.…

Book Review: Super Me by Jessica Dazzo

Author: Jessica Dazzo Release Date: 20th July 2018 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Paranormal Series: Super Series (Book #1) Edition: E-book Pages: 327 Publisher: - Blurb: What does it mean when your mind goes rogue and starts making stuff up? For example, if you were to hear the radio talk to you—say your name and tell you to do…

Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Author: Ernest Cline Release Date: 5th June 2012 Genre: Science-Fiction, Science-Fantasy, Dystopian, Young Adult Edition: Paperback Pages: 374 Publisher: Broadway Books Blurb: In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life…

ARC Review: Protostar (The Star Crossed Saga #1) by Braxton A. Cosby

Author: Braxton A. Cosby Release Date: 26th September 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Science-Fiction Series: The Star-Crossed Saga Edition:e-book Pages: 312 Publisher: Cosby Media Productions Blurb: What Would You Choose, love or duty? On the brink of civil war, the Torrian Alliance continues with its mission to obliterate Star-children across the universe in order to suppress an intergalactic…

Book Review: Players by Bridget Nash

Author: Bridget Nash Release Date: 11th October 2015 Genre: Dystopian, YA Edition: E-book Pages: 500 Publisher: Wallace Publishing Rating: ★★★+1/2 Blurb: Ryan Scribe is eighteen and has it made. He lacks nothing and doesn't even know anyone who lacks anything. Then he hears a beautiful actress say, “Truth is often stranger than perception,” and he begins to look at his world…

Novella Review: Nika: A Seychatka Novella by D.H. Gibbs

Author:  D.H. Gibbs  Release Date: 1st March 2016 Series: – Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal Edition: E-book Pages: 96 Publisher: Sandphics Creations Rating: ★★★★ Blurb: Taken off the streets Nika is thrown into an unknown world where she's held captive. As an orphan, she has been on the run and must find her way out before they discover her secret. But these…

Book Review: The Little Yarmouth Abduction by Tim Van Minton

Author: Tim Van Minton  Release Date: 1st August 2016 Series: – Genre: YA, Mystery, Suspense Edition: Ebook Pages: 204 Publisher: CreateSpace Rating: ★★★★★ Blurb: Falsely accused of murder, twelve-year-old Evan Peregrine battles through a raging storm to get home to the island of Little Yarnmouth, only to find it deserted. Searching for explanations he is soon plunged into the savage world…

Book Review: Over The Dragonwall by H.C. Strom and Dennis D. Montoya (Dragonwall Chronicles #1)

Author:  Dennis Montoya & H.C. Strom Release Date: October 7, 2014 Series: Dragonwall Chronicles Genre: YA | Fantasy | Adventure Edition: Paperback Pages: 277 Publisher: Self-Published Source: Publicist Buy it here: Amazon Rating: ★★★★ Blurb: A thousand years ago the gods brokered a peace treaty with the dragons to save mankind. As a monument, the magical Dragonwall was built stretching from the Dwarven city…

Book Review: Floor 21

Author: Jason Luthor Release Date: June 2, 2015 Series: - Genre: Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian, YA, Suspense, Thriller Edition: E-Book (mobi) Pages: 234 Publisher: Kindle Press Source: Author Buy it here: Amazon Rating: ★★★★★ Blurb: As humanity lives out the remainder of its existence at the top of an isolated apartment tower, young Jackie dares to question Tower Authority and their ban on traveling into the tower's…

Book Review: The Fulfillment (Fulfillment #3)

Author: Erin Rhew Release Date: October 15, 2015 Series: The Fulfilment Series Genre: YA | High-Fantasy | Romance Edition: E-Book (mobi) Pages: 222 Publisher: BookFish Books Source: Author (Thanks, Erin!) Preceded by: The Outlanders Buy it here: Amazon Rating: ★★★★☆ Blurb: Layla’s world tumbles out of control when she discovers the truth of her parentage and realizes the Prophecy—the…

Book Review: The Orb Of Wrath (The Merchant’s Destiny #1)

    Author: Nic Weissman Release: June 17th, 2015 Series: The Merchant's Destiny Genre: YA | Fantasy Edition: Kindle Pages: 318 Publisher: Nic Weissman Source: Author Buy it here: Amazon   Blurb The Orb of Wrath combines fantasy, intrigue and adventure, while transports the reader into a world where almost nothing is what it seems. Plots,…

Book Review: The Outlander (The Fulfillment #2)

      Author: Erin Rhew Release Date: October 21, 2014 Series: The Fulfillment Series Genre: YA | High-Fantasy | Romance Edition: Ebook (mobi) Pages: 345 Publisher: BookFish Books Source: Author Buy it here: Amazon   Blurb With King Jesper dead and Prince Wilhelm mortally wounded, Halfling prince, Nash, and the Fulfilment, Layla, assume the throne of Etherea. They must contend…

Book Review: From A Distant Star

When Lucas Walker inexplicably recovers from a terminal illness, everyone is astonished --except for his girlfriend Emma, who never gave up hope. However, as friends and family celebrate the miracle, Emma becomes alarmed: Lucas has changed. He speaks haltingly, can't recall past events, and even his own dog doesn't recognize him. Emma begins to suspect something is terribly wrong.

Book Review: Monsterland

Monsterland by Michael Philip Cash Welcome to Monsterland – the scariest place on Earth. All guests can interact with real vampires in Vampire Village, be chased by an actual werewolf on the River Run, and walk among the dead in Zombieville...

Book Review: The Prophecy (The Fulfilment #1)

The Prophecy by Erin Rhew: Growing up on a small farm in the kingdom of Vanguard, seventeen-year-old Layla Givens lives a deceptively tranquil existence. But her carefully constructed life quickly falls apart when she’s abducted by a religious zealot who proclaims her The Fulfillment of an ancient peace prophecy and whisks her away to marry her greatest enemy...

Book Review: Nirvana (Nirvana #1)

Author: J.R. Stewart Release Date: November 10, 2015 Series: Nirvana Genre: Young Adult|Sci-Fi|Dystopian|Fantasy|Mystery|Romance Edition: E-Book (mobi) Pages: 186 Publisher: Blue Moon Publishing Source: NetGalley Buy it here: Amazon Blurb When the real world is emptied of all that you love, how can you keep yourself from dependence on the virtual? Animal activist and punk rock star…

Book Review: Sisters Of Sorrow

Anna Dufresne lives in a factory that eats children. If the brutal machines don't kill Anna, her guardians' neglect and abuse probably will. The only thing this abandoned teen wants is out. But the factory is inside a stone fortress, on an island, where people are sent to be forgotten. It serves as a dumping ground -- both for orphans who are not welcome at finer institutions, and for nuns who have disgraced the Church.

Book Review: The DUFF

Author: Kody Keplinger  Release Date: January 1st, 2010 Series: None Genre: Young Adult | Contemporary | Chick Lit. | Fiction Edition: Kindle Pages: 370 Publisher: Machete Children's Books Source: NetGalley Blurb Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal, and she doesn't think she's the prettiest of her friends by a long shot. She's also way…

Book Review: The BlackSwan Inheritance

Author: Marigold Deidre Dicer Release Date: January 26th, 2015 Genre: Young Adult | Paranormal | Urban Fantasy Edition: Kindle (mobi) Pages: 235 Publisher: Self Published Source: Author Buy it here: Amazon Blurb The Black Swan is native to Australia, unrelated to the pure White Swan of Europe. She is found in the strangest of places…

Graphic Novel Review: Edward Scissorhands Volume 1: Parts Unknown (Edward Scissorhands, #1)

Author: Kate Leth Illustrator: Drew Rausch Release Date: 19th May, 2015 Series: Edward Scissorhands Genre: Science-Fiction | YA | Comics Edition: ascm file Pages: 124 Publisher: IDW Publishing Source: NetGalley Blurb An all-new adventure revisiting Edward Scissorhands' two decades after the end of the fan-favorite movie! In a castle just outside a sleepy suburban town,…

Book Review: Almost Adept

Author: Olga Godim Release Date: January 5, 2014 Series: None Genre: High Fantasy | Romance | Young Adult | Magic/Elementals Edition: mobi Pages: 4339 (kindle pages) Publisher: BURST Interest: Requested by author Source: Author (Thanks a lot Olga!) Buy it here: Amazon Blurb To prove her Adept potential, seventeen-year-old mage Eriale embarks on her first magical…

Book Review: The Bone Treaty (Seal Of Solomon #1)

Author: T.C. McKee Release Date: August 1, 2014 Series: Seal Of Solomon Genre: Fantasy | Paranormal > Angels/Gargoyles | Young Adult | Urban Fantasy Edition: mobi Pages: 3853 (kindle pages) Publisher: BookFish Books Interest: Requested by Publisher Source: Author (Thanks a lot Erin and Tammy!) Buy it here: Amazon Blurb A power as old as King…

Book Review: Impervious (Ascension #1)

Author: Heather Letto Release Date: March 19, 2014 Series: Ascension Genre: Science-Fiction | Dystopian | Young Adult | Post-Apocalyptic Edition: mobi Pages: 316 Publisher: BookFish Books Interest: Requested by publisher Source: Author (Thanks a lot Erin and Heather!) Buy it here: Amazon Blurb The residents of Impervious are the remnant, the survivors of the war of…

Book Review: Girl Nevermore

Genre: YA | Contemporary | Dark-Fiction My Rating: 3 + 1/2 Read my review of Girl Nevermore at JC’s Book Haven. You can also read this review at Goodreads. Blurb: Last week, Cooper Mesa was a quiet, studious bookworm. This week, she feels unworthy of love or forgiveness. When Cooper's twin sister, Kayla, tries to end her own…

Book Review: Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy #1)

Author: Richelle Meade Release Date: August 16, 2007 Series: Vampire Academy Genre: YA | Fiction | Paranormal |Vampires | Contemporary Pages: 332 ISBN NO.: 978-0-141-32852-2 Publisher: Penguin India Followed by: Frostbite (Vampire Academy #2) Blurb She must be protected at all times from the fiercest and most dangerous vampires of all - the ones who will never die.…

Book Review: Frostbitten

Author: Heather Beck Release Date: June 23, 2014 Series: None Genre: YA | Paranormal-Romance | Shapeshifters- Werewolves Edition: e-book (epub) Pages: 296 Publisher: Enchanted Publishing Interest: Requested by author Source: Author (Thanks, Heather!) To buy Frostbitten click here. Blurb Great beauty hides dark secrets... Seventeen-year-old Anastasia Lockhart has never led an easy life, but when she starts getting into serious…

Book Review: Lord Of The Flies

Author: William Golding Release Date: 1954 Series: None Genres: Classics|YA|Brit-Lit|Adventure|Dystoia| Sci-Fi Pages: 230 ISBN NO.: 978-0-571-20053-5 Publisher: Penguin India Blurb A plane crashes n a desert island. The only survivors area a group of schoolboys. At first they revel in the freedom and celebrate the absence of grown-ups. Soon though, as the boys' fragile sense of order…