Book Reviews Archive

Review: Sapphique (Incarceron #2) by Catherine Fisher

Sapphique (Incarceron #2) Catherine Fisher Published: December 28, 2010 Audiobook from Library Finn has escaped from the terrible living Prison of Incarceron, but its memory torments him, because his brother Keiro is still inside. Outside, Claudia insists he must be king, but Finn doubts even his own identity. Is he the lost prince Giles? Or are his memories no more …

Review: Torment (Fallen #2) by Lauren Kate

Torment (Fallen #2) Lauren Kate Published: September 28, 2010 Audiobook from Library Hell on earth. That’s what it’s like for Luce to be apart from her fallen angel boyfriend, Daniel. It took them an eternity to find one another, but now he has told her he must go away. Just long enough to hunt down the Outcasts – immortals who …

Review: The Emerald Atlas

The Emerald Atlas (Books of Beginning) John Stephens Published: April 5, 2011 Received ARC from Random House John Stephens’ aptly-titled new fantasy trilogy begins auspiciously with a nimble, fast-paced tale of three siblings. Kate, Michael, and Emma have suffered through ten years of odious orphanage “care”; now they have slipped into the care of the eccentric, disturbingly mysterious Dr. Pym. …

Review: Wither

Wither (The Chemical Garden Trilogy) Lauren DeStefano Published: March 22, 2011 Received From: S&S Galley Grab What if you knew exactly when you would die? Thanks to modern science, every human being has become a ticking genetic time bomb—males only live to age twenty-five, and females only live to age twenty. In this bleak landscape, young girls are kidnapped and …

Review: Born at Midnight

Born at Midnight (A Shadow Falls Novel) C.C. Hunter Published: March 29th 2011 Received From: Around the World ARC Tours Don’t miss this spectacular new series that will steal your heart and haunt your dreams,  Welcome to Shadow Falls camp, nestled deep in the woods of a town called Fallen… One night Kylie Galen finds herself at the wrong party, …

Review: Enclave

Enclave Ann AguirrePublished: April 12, 2011Received From: Around the World ARC ToursNew York City has been decimated by war and plague, and most of civilization has migrated to underground enclaves, where life expectancy is no more than the early 20’s. When Deuce turns 15, she takes on her role as a Huntress, and is paired with Fade, a teenage Hunter who …

Review: Faerie Winter

Faerie Winter (Amazon Link) Janni Lee Simner Published: April 5, 2011 Book from Around the World Arc Tour The long-awaited sequel to Janni Lee Simner’s breathtaking YA fantasy debut, Bones of Faerie. Liza is a summoner. She can draw life to herself, even from beyond the grave. And because magic works both ways, she can drive life away. Months ago, …