Friday, March 29, 2013

The Prey

Title: The Prey
Author: Andrew Fukuda
Rating:  5/5

For Gene and the remaining humans - or hepers - death is just a heartbeat away. On the run and hunted by society, they must find a way to survive in The Vast...and avoid the hungry predators tracking them in the dark. But they're not the only things following Gene. He's haunted by the girl he left behind and his burgeoning feelings for Sissy, the human girl at his side. When they discover a refuge of exiled humans living high in the mountains, Gene and his friends think they're finally safe. Led by a group of intensely secretive elders, the civilisation begins to raise more questions than answers. A strict code of behaviour is the rule, harsh punishments are meted out, young men are nowhere to be found - and Gene begins to wonder if the world they've entered is just as evil as the one they left behind. As life at the refuge grows more perilous, he and Sissy only grow closer. In an increasingly violent world, all they have is each other ...if they can only stay alive.

My Review:
This is the second book about a group of humans running from creatures, vampires. They are trying to survive the hunt of their kind when they find a 'mission' with other humans. Only thing bad is that Gene is suffering from a horrible cold and is out for days. This place is strange, so many pregant girls and no young males only elders. When Gene wakes up he finds that he is full of questions. But with news and other tragic things happen they end up exactly how they were at the end of book one... running. will they find a place called home?  I'm enjoying this series alot and looking forward to the next one. And I will be reading it when it comes out!

Friday, March 22, 2013

Mercy Thompson: Homecoming

Title: Mercy Thompson: Homecoming Volume 1 (chapter 1-4)
Author: Patricia Briggs & David Lawrence

Mercy Thompson is a walker, a magical being with the power to transform into a coyote. She lives on the fine line dividing the everyday world from a darker dimension, observing the supernatural community while standing apart. When Mercy travels to the Tri-Cities of Washington for a job interview, she quickly finds herself smack-dab in the middle of a gang war between rival packs of werewolves. And as if fangs and fur weren’t bad enough, Mercy must deal with the scariest creature of all: her mother, who is convinced that Mercy is making a mess of her life and determined to set her daughter on the right course. The thrilling adventures of Mercy Thompson– Moon Called, Blood Bound, and Iron Kissed –have topped the New York Times bestseller list. Now Mercy makes her comics debut in an exclusive new story created by Patricia Briggs . Mercy Thompson: Homecoming is sure to please longtime fans and capture new ones with its mix of unforgettable characters and thrilling supernatural intrigue.

My Review:
I really liked this book and decided to read this before starting Mooncalled. I really liked how she wanted to be a teacher but man those other teachers were just aweful. I liked the backstory and all- but there was I dont know something missing from it. Or perhaps it went too fast IDK. hmmmm, well thats my review.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Morning Glories

Title: Morning Glories (Volumes 1-12)
Author: Nick Spencer
Rathing:  2/5

Morning Glory Academy is one of the most prestigious prep schools in the country... but something sinister and deadly lurks behind its walls. When six gifted, but troubled, students arrive, they find themselves trapped and fighting for their lives as the secrets of the academy reveal themselves! This oversized hardcover collects everything to date of the YALSA-winning series from issues #1-12, plus many behind-the-scenes bonuses and other features.

My Review:
Totally creepy and no answers were covered, I'm completely confused about the storyline of this comic! I don't even know what to say!

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Angels Blood/Pawn

Title: Angels' Blood
Author: Nalini Singh
Rating:  4/5

Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux knows she's the best—but she doesn't know if she's good enough for this job. Hired by the dangerously beautiful Archangel Raphael, a being so lethal that no mortal wants his attention, only one thing is clear—failure is not an option...even if the task is impossible.
Because this time, it's not a wayward vamp she has to track. It's an archangel gone bad.
The job will put Elena in the midst of a killing spree like no other…and pull her to the razor's edge of passion. Even if the hunt doesn't destroy her, succumbing to Raphael's seductive touch just may. For when archangels play, mortals break…

My Review:
I completely enjoyed the storyplot and characters in this book and WILL continue the series :) This book is about the love between Arc-Angel and Hunter (human) and the impossible. Love wins in this book...

Title: Angels' Pawn
Author: Nalini Singh
Rating: _/5

Angels- Pawn introduces readers to a world of beauty and danger where angels and vampires coexist. The novella is the prequel to Nalini Singh-s Guild Hunter series. In Atlanta, a vampire hunter is caught between two rival factions and the angel who is manipulating them both. Her only assistance comes from a vampire who may have his own reasons for helping her...

My Review:
Will be Reviewed soon!

In a Blink

Title: In a Blink
Author: Kiki Thorpe
Rating: 3/5

Book One of the magical new early chapter book series starring the Disney Fairies! The smell of salt water, a gust of seabreeze, and the bell-like ringing of a fairy's laugh are the only hints that something magical is happening to Kate, Mia, Lainey, and Gabby. In a blink of an eye, the four friends are whisked out of their ordinary lives to the most wonderful place of all—Never Land, home to fairies, mermaids . . . and now four lost girls. The girls don't want to leave right away, but Queen Clarion and Tinker Bell have figured out a way for them to get home. Will Kate, Mia, Lainey, and Gabby's fantastic adventure end before it's barely begun?

My Review:
I enjoyed this little romp into Neverland. Written for little girls who want to see faeries and soon believe in flying... but is there evil afoot? I'll have to find out in the next book!

Monday, March 11, 2013

The Aftermath

Title: The Aftermath
Author: Sara Michelle
Rating: 3/5

From what we’ve calculated, it’s been seven days since The End. We don’t really have a more suitable name for it. There was absolutely no warning. It was three days after Christmas. We were alone and scared. Nobody expected the theories and stories to actually come true. After 2012 passed with no strange activity, the whole idea of the apocalypse seemed like rubbish. But we were proven terribly wrong. Nostradamus got it right after all.

My Review:
Interesting story, just a waste of paper with its size 18-20 font and only 75 pages... I think she should have put her three books together and maybe put a size 12 font on it... just me I guess.

The Carrie Diaries

Title: The Carrie Diaries
Author: Candace Bushnell
Rating: 4/5

The Carrie Diaries is the coming-of-age story of one of the most iconic characters of our generation. Before Sex and the City, Carrie Bradshaw was a small-town girl who knew she wanted more. She's ready for real life to start, but first she must navigate her senior year of high school. Up until now, Carrie and her friends have been inseparable. Then Sebastian Kydd comes into the picture, and a friend's betrayal makes her question everything. With an unforgettable cast of characters, The Carrie Diaries is the story of how a regular girl learns to think for herself and evolves into a sharp, insightful writer. Readers will learn about her family background, how she found her writing voice and the indelible impression her early friendships and relationships left on her. Through adventures both audacious and poignant, we'll see what brings Carrie to her beloved New York City, where her new life begins.

My Review:
I really enjoyed this book, this is the first book I've read by Candace and I think in the future I'll read more of hers. I liked the characters and storyplot. And hopefully things end good for her in the next book!

Monday, March 4, 2013

First Frost

Title: First Frost
Author: Jennifer Estep
Series: Mythos Academy Book 0

I am Gwen Frost, and I have a Gypsy gift. It’s called psychometry – that's a fancy way of saying that I see images in my head and get flashes of other people’s memories off almost everything I touch, even guys.
My gift makes me kind of nosy. Okay, okay, maybe a lot nosy--to the point of obsession sometimes. I want to know everything about everyone around me. But even I don't want to know the secrets my friend Paige is hiding or the terrible loss that will send me to a new school – Mythos Academy, where the teachers aren't preparing us for the SATs, but to battle Reapers of Chaos. Now I have no friends and no idea how my gift fits in with all these warrior whiz kids. The only thing I do know is that my life is never, ever going to be the same. . .

My Review:
This is actual a pretty short story about Gwen before she enters Mythos Academy. The story about how she picked up a student's hair brush and saw a very bad thing happen and she told her mom. This is also set before her mom's death... well the book 's middle is that but what ever. I liked that even in this book and the introduction to Logan- he still flirts with her as she watches him. Love this Series! I will keep reading it too :P
rating: 4/5


Title: Ripped
Author: Shelly Dickson Carr
Review for Netgalley

Katie Lennox wishes her parents were still alive. Having to leave Boston to live with Grandma Cleaves in London was hard, but she's making new friends, working on her British accent and even learning some Cockney rhyming slang. London's cool and actually feels like home in some ways, like she's been here before, belongs here. When a museum visit with her cousin and his cute friend turns funky, Katie finds herself in a long, uncomfortable dress, wearing a ridiculous hat, wondering what happened to her jeans and high-top sneakers? And where's her iPhone?... It's London, 1888. Smart and gutsy, Katie knows she's here to stop Jack the Ripper. The serial killer didn't just slash his victims' throats; he butchered the women. Katie has read about the Ripper, knows the names of his victims and where and when they were killed. She's watched her fair share of CSI. Can Katie save their lives?

My Review: I'm sorry to say but I couldn't get into this book at all. It's just wasn't my cup of tea. (looks around) Now I want a cup of tea. LOL.

Rating: 1/5

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Baby out of the Blue

Name: Baby out of the Blue
Author: Rebecca Winters
Pub Date: 2.1.2013

Book Description:
Found: One baby…Holidaying in Greece, Fran Myers is shocked to discover a tiny baby, swept away by a tornado. As she hugs the precious bundle a protective maternal instinct she thought she'd never experience kicks in.

One bachelor…

Relief is what the baby's uncle, CEO Nik Angelis, feels when he sees Fran with Demi, and he asks for her help to care for the little girl.

And a little ray of hope?

Dare Fran and Nik believe that their once-crushed dreams of parenthood—and love—might come true at last?

My Review:

This is a story with love at first glance with a bit of a twist. Demi is a miracle baby- she survived a tornado and landed practically at Fran's feet. This tornado not only brought Demi to Fran but also Nik- a greek hunk with secrets in his past just as Fran does. The only thing I thought was annoying was Fran's friend Kellie- she bugged me alot. Her hold on what Fran thought about a man she was falling in love with made me want to throw her out of a window. Or just flip a table. LOL. I loved these two together and the love for Demi was just perfect! Also I had a hard time staying with this novel til the end. Now off to the next book to review!

Rating: 3/5