Month: September 2012

Book Review: Crank

Book Review: Crank
Posted September 26, 2012 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author:  Crank by Ellen Hopkins (Crank #1) Genre:  Young Adult, Poetry, Realistic Fiction, Psychological Fiction Published:  October 1st, 2004 by Margaret K. McElderry Books Paperback, 537 pages How I Got This Book:  Checked it out from the library Why I Picked It Up?:  I have only heard great things about this novel and Ellen Hopkins as a writer, and as she is visiting YALLFest this year, I wanted to read her stuff! Book Jacket Blurb:  […]

Book Review: This Is Not A Test

Book Review: This Is Not A Test
Posted September 9, 2012 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author:  This Is Not A Test by Courtney Summers Genre:  Young Adult, Horror, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Zombies Published:  June 19th, 2012 by St. Martin’s Griffin Paperback, 323 pages How I Got This Book:  Checked it out from the library Why I Picked It Up?:  Fantastic reviews + my zombie book kick = a must read for me! Book Jacket Blurb:  “It’s the end of the world. Six students have taken cover in Cortege High but […]

Book Review: Something Strange and Deadly

Book Review: Something Strange and Deadly
Posted September 8, 2012 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author:  Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard (Something Strange and Deadly #1) Genre:  Young Adult, Science Fiction, Steampunk, Historical Fantasy, Zombies Published:  July 24th, 2012 by HarperTeen Hardcover, 388 pages How I Got The Book:  Checked it out from the library Why I Picked It Up?:  I’ve been looking for more zombie books, and this one just came out and was getting very interesting reviews.  So of course I had to check it out! […]

Book Review: Deadline

Book Review: Deadline
Posted September 5, 2012 / Book Talks, Books & Reading

Title/Author:  Deadline by Mira Grant (Newsflesh Trilogy #2) Genre:  Adult Fiction, Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller, Political Conspiracy, Zombies Published:  June 1st, 2011 by Orbit Paperback, 581 pages How I Got This Book:  Checked it out from my library Why I Picked It Up?:  I really enjoyed book one, and the ending left me completely empty and I really needed to read book two!! Book Jacket Blurb:  “Shaun Mason is a man without a mission. Not […]