THE ETERNITY CURE (Blood of Eden, #2): Review

The Eternity Cure (Blood of Eden, #2) by Julie Kagawa Published by Harlequin Teen on April 30, 2013 Genres: young adult fantasy, paranormal, vampire fiction, post-apocalyptic fiction, young adult romance Pages: 434 Format: Hardcover Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads | IndieBound Rating: ★★★½ It’s been such a long time since I read this book that I probably won’t be able to give you such a detailed review for […]

WiP Marathon #1: June 2016

Last report word count + chapter count/scene count: Not applicable for this meme, but, according to my last WiP Wednesday post, the word count was 97, 986. There were 30 chapters total. Current report WC + CC/ SC:  Current word count is 99, 492 words (woohoo! It went up!), and current chapter count is 30 chapters. WiP […]

ACROSS THE UNIVERSE (Across the Universe, #1): Review

Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1) by Beth Revis Published by Razorbill on January 11, 2011 Genres: young adult science fiction, science fiction and fantasy, young adult romance Pages: 398 Format: Hardcover Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads | IndieBound Rating: ★★★ Maybe it’s because of the amazingness that was Illuminae, but this book bored me. I couldn’t connect with any of the characters, I had a […]

Mood & Music Monday: 6/27/16

Welcome to this week’s Mood and Music Monday! I missed last week, but I’m hoping to get back on track this week. 🙂 Mood and Music Monday is a weekly meme I’ve started, wherein I’ll post a song and talk about how it relates to my day/week, as well as a few other things. (And, […]

CHARM & STRANGE: Review

Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn Published by St. Martin’s Griffin on June 11, 2013 Genres: young adult, contemporary, paranormal, mental health/mental illness Pages: 216 Format: Hardcover Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads | IndieBound Rating: ★★½ I have to say, I’m pretty disappointed. All the reviews I saw for this book were glowing. They promised a heartbreaking, mind-bending, haunting read. Instead, I got a […]

WiP Wednesday: 6/22/16

Hello, and welcome to this week’s #WiPWednesday post! #WiPWednesday is a weekly meme started by Brigid Gorry-Hines from Wordfare. Every Wednesday, I’m supposed to post an update about my WiP (Work in Progress), including word count and where I’m at in writing/revising it. Hopefully, doing this meme will keep me motivated to continue working on my WiP. […]

PRODIGY (Legend, #2): REVIEW

Prodigy (Legend, #2)  by Marie Lu Published by Putnam Juvenile on January 29, 2013 Genres: young adult, dystopian fiction, young adult romance, science fiction Pages: 371 Format: Hardcover Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads | Indiebound Rating: ★★★★ Normally, I notice this pattern with dystopian trilogies. If you’ve read enough of them, I’m sure you’ve noticed the pattern, too. In book one, the hero/heroine lives a bleak, […]