Book Review: Partials

Book Review: Partials
Posted April 2, 2012 / 4 Comments

Title/Author:  Partials by Dan Wells (Partials #1) Genre:  Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopia, Post-Apocalyptic Published:  February 28th, 2012 by Balzer & Bray Hardcover, 470 pages How I Got This Book:  Put it on hold ASAP from my library and got it first! Why I Picked It Up?:  Well, for starters, beautiful cover.  Then there is the summary blurb, plus it’s a Sci-fi dystopia and post-apocalyptic (with a deadly virus!!!)!  Yes, please! Book Jacket Blurb:  “The […]

Book Review: The Way We Fall

Book Review: The Way We Fall
Posted March 17, 2012 / 2 Comments

Title/Author:  The Way We Fall by Megan Crewe (Fallen World #1) Genre:  Young Adult, Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction, Deadly Diseases Published:  January 24th, 2012 by Disney-Hyperion Hardcover, 309 pages. How I Got The Book:  Anxiously awaited my pre-hold to be filled at the library.  Got it first!  =) Why I Picked It Up:  For reasons unknown, I have always had the strange fascination with movies and television episodes dealing with killer viruses.  And here it is in YA […]

Book Review: Incarnate

Book Review: Incarnate
Posted March 15, 2012 / 9 Comments

Title/Author:  Incarnate by Jodi Meadows (Newsoul #1) Genre:  Young Adult, Fantasy, Science-Fiction Published:  January 31st, 2012 by Katherine Tegen Books Hardcover, 374 pages. How I Got This Book:  As soon as the order went in I put it on hold at my local library.  For some reason, this one took a while to come in though. Why I Picked It Up?:  A couple of reasons.  1.  The cover is beautiful.  2.  The summary sounds like […]

Book Review: The Snow Child

Book Review: The Snow Child
Posted March 11, 2012 / 5 Comments

Title/Author:  The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey Genre:  Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Magical Realism, Family Published:  February 1st, 2012 by Reagan Arthur Books Hardcover, 389 pages How I Got the Book:  Checked it out from the library. Why I Picked It Up?:  I stumbled upon it through a Goodreads ARC giveaway and immediately added it to my TBR list because it just sounded like a beautiful tale. Book Jacket Blurb:  “Homesteaders Jack and Mabel have carved […]

Book Review: Under the Never Sky

Book Review: Under the Never Sky
Posted March 6, 2012 / 5 Comments

Title/Author:  Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi (Under the Never Sky #1) Genre:  Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopia, Good Romance Published:  January 3rd, 2012 by Harper Collins Hardcover, 374 pages How I Got This Book:  Checked it out from the library Why I Picked It Up?:  This novel really sounds interesting–very science fiction + it’s a dystopia.  So of course it’ll be on my list! Book Jacket Blurb:  “Since she’d been on the outside, […]

Book Review: Graveminder

Book Review: Graveminder
Posted February 25, 2012 / 1 Comment

Title/Author:  Graveminder by Melissa Marr Genre:  Adult Fiction, Horror,  Paranormal, Zombies? Published:  May 9th, 2011 by HarperCollins Publishers Hardcover, 324 pages. How I Got This Book:  Borrowed it from another library via interlibrary loan. Why I Picked It Up?:  It was the monthly group read for One Million Pages Per Lifetime and it sounded really interesting. Book Jacket Blurb:  “Three sips to mind the dead… Rebekkah Barrow never forgot the attention her grandmoter Maylene bestowed […]