Month: June 2012

Book Review: Enchanted

Book Review: Enchanted
Posted June 16, 2012 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author:  Enchanted by Alethea Kontis Genre:  Young Adult, Fantasy, Fairy-Tales, Retellings, Romance Published:  May 8th, 2012 by Harcourt Children’s Books Hardcover, 305 pages How I Got This Book:  Put it on hold immediately at my library and waited until it was added to the catalogue and put on the hold shelf under my name =) Why I Picked It Up?:  I knew that I wanted to read this as soon as I stumbled upon it.  […]

Book Review: Bunheads

Book Review: Bunheads
Posted June 9, 2012 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author:  Bunheads by Sophie Flack Genre:  Young Adult, Contemporary Fiction, Realistic Fiction, Romance, Chick Lit Published:  October 10th, 2011 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Hardcover, 294 pages How I Got This Book:  Checked it out from the library Why I Picked It Up?:  I heard about it from a bookish friend and really liked the idea of reading a contemporary YA with a dancing focus.  And the summary sounded like one of my […]

Book Review: Clockwork Prince

Book Review: Clockwork Prince
Posted June 7, 2012 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author:  Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare (The Infernal Devices #2) Genre:  Young Adult, Historical Fantasy, Paranormal Published:  December 1st, 2011 by Margaret K. McElderry Books Hardcover, 498 pages How I Got This Book:  Checked it out from my library Why I Picked It Up?:  I just loved the first one so much, I just had to see what happened next! Book Jacket Blurb:  “In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last […]

Book Review: The Selection

Book Review: The Selection
Posted June 2, 2012 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author:  The Selection by Kiera Cass (The Selection #1) Genre:  Young Adult, Speculative Fiction, Romance, Chick Lit Published:  April 24th, 2012 by HarperTeen Hardcover, 327 pages How I Got This Book:  Waited and waited until it finally became available at my library! Why I Picked It Up?:  Not gonna lie, I am a super huge fan of The Bachelor.  And when I saw this cover and found out it was a bachelor-esque novel, I just […]

Book Review: Clockwork Angel

Book Review: Clockwork Angel
Posted June 1, 2012 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author:  Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare (Infernal Devices #1) Genre:  Young Adult, Historical Fantasy, Paranormal Published:  January 1st, 2010 by Margaret K. McElderry Books Hardcover, 496 pages How I Got This Book:  Checked it out from the library Why I Picked It Up?:  I really enjoyed The Mortal Instruments and I wanted to check out the prequel series, mostly because I heard it had a lot more of Magnus, who is my favorite character! Book […]