Book Reviews

REVIEW: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi Nov 15th, 2011 HarperCollins Source: Library Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days. The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal. As long as she doesn’t hurt anyone else, no one really cares. […]

REVIEW: Delirium by Lauren Oliver

Delirium by Lauren Oliver Feb 1st, 2011 HarperTeen Source: Library Before scientists found the cure, people thought love was a good thing. They didn’t understand that once love — the deliria — blooms in your blood, there is no escaping its hold. Things are different now. Scientists are able to eradicate love, and the government demands […]

REVIEW: Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

Unearthly by Cynthia Hand Jan 4th, 2011 HarperTeen Source: Library In the beginning, there’s a boy standing in the trees… Clara Gardner has recently learned that she’s part angel. Having angel blood run through her veins not only makes her smarter, stronger, and faster than humans (a word, she realizes, that no longer applies to her), […]

2 for 1 Review: The Body Finder and Desires of the Dead by Kimberly Derting

There are certain books that, when you start reading, you contemplate putting them down because it’s just not working for you. But something compels you to keep reading and, eventually, without even noticing, you realize hey, I kind of like this book. The Body Finder is that kind of book. I’m not sure if that […]

REVIEW: Unwind by Neal Shusterman

Unwind (Unwind Trilogy #1) by Neal Shusterman Nov 6th, 2007 Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Source: Library In a society where unwanted teens are salvaged for their body parts, three runaways fight the system that would “unwind” them. Connor’s parents want to be rid of him because he’s a troublemaker. Risa has no parents and is […]

REVIEW: Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck

Tiger’s Curse (Tiger Series #1) by Colleen Houck Jan 1st, 2011 Sterling Source: Library The last thing Kelsey Hayes thought she’d be doing this summer was trying to break a 300-year-old Indian curse. With a mysterious white tiger named Ren. Halfway around the world. But that’s exactly what happened. Face-to-face with dark forces, spell- binding magic, […]

REVIEW: The Iron King by Julie Kagawa

The Iron King (Iron Fey #1) by Julie Kagawa Feb 1st, 2010 Harlequin Teen Source: Library Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan’s life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She has never quite fit in at school or at home.  When a dark stranger begins watching her from […]