Book Reviews Archive

Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth

Divergent (Divergent #1) Veronica Roth Published: May 3, 2011 ARC from Pam at Bookalicious In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select …

Review: The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong

The Gathering (Darkness Rising #1) Kelley Armstrong Published: April 12, 2011 ARC Provided by HarperTeen Sixteen-year-old Maya is just an ordinary teen in an ordinary town. Sure, she doesn’t know much about her background – the only thing she really has to cling to is an odd paw-print birthmark on her hip – but she never really put much thought …

Review: The Gathering

The Gathering (Darkness Rising, Book 1) Kelley Armstrong Published: April 12, 2011 ARC Provided by HarperTeen Sixteen-year-old Maya is just an ordinary teen in an ordinary town. Sure, she doesn’t know much about her background – the only thing she really has to cling to is an odd paw-print birthmark on her hip – but she never really put much …

Review: Beauty Queens by Megan

Beauty Queens Libba Bray Published: May 24, 2011 ARC Received from Scholastic From bestselling, Printz Award-winning author Libba Bray, the story of a plane of beauty pageant contestants that crashes on a desert island. Teen beauty queens. A “Lost”-like island. Mysteries and dangers. No access to email. And the spirit of fierce, feral competition that lives underground in girls, a …