‘Slasher Girls & Monster Boys’ comes from April Genevieve Tucholke, who has brought together a roster of fourteen YA scribes (herself included) for the purpose of gathering us around the metaphorical campfire and telling us their best ghost stories. The result is about what you’d expect: an uneven but consistently entertaining trip through the joint imagination.
Review: Under Different Stars by Amy A. Bartol
Steph read Under Different Stars. She was disappointed.
Steph reviewed Velvet by Temple West, talked about cookies a lot and made herself really hungry.
Review: The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead
There are two ways you can look at The Ruby […]
Review: Lailah by Nikki Kelly
Paola gives her thoughts on Lailah by Nikki Kelly. Spoiler: She was not amused.
Review: Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld
Its unique storytelling approach and narrative structure is interesting, but “Afterworlds” does not do enough with its eccentricities to make it truly memorable. There is a good story here, but it’s largely buried beneath another, less enjoyable one.
Review: A Shade of Vampire by Bella Forrest
Steph read A Shade of Vampire so you don’t have you.
Review: Sinner by Maggie Steifvater
Right, so, I make no secret of my Official Maggie […]
Early Cuddles: The Beautiful Ashes by Jeaniene Frost
Kat gives an Early Cuddle to The Beautiful Ashes by Jeaniene Frost. Come and see why her enchantment was less than complete.
Review: Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor
So, though I picked this poor novel apart, I applaud Taylor for ending it all as she did. It works. It works well. She made some interesting (some may say poor, some may not) decisions, yes, but she was kind enough to bid adieu in a manner that was both expected and unexpected, bright and dark, perfect and problematic.
Review: The Shadow Prince by Bree Despain
Christina reviews The Shadow Prince by Bree Despain and explains why she just couldn’t finish it.
Review: Split Second by Kasie West
5 Reasons I Can’t Believe You’re Reading This When You […]
To All the Books I Forgot to Review (1)
Steph gives you an overdose of mini-reviews from 2013 books she accidentally forgot to review. Also, a giveaway!
Review: The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
What’s left, then, is a sequel that tries to do many things and fails at nearly all of them. It is both too self-contained to feel a proper continuation of a preexisting story and ongoing series, and too listless to work as a memorable piece of fiction in its own right. It is both too open-ended in regards to some plotlines and too conclusive when it comes to others. It presents a façade of evolution by lazily pushing forward uninteresting threads and finalizing ones that should have gone on whilst bringing the most important enigmas to a frustrating stasis.
Review: The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa
Steph Sinclair reviews The Iron Traitor and ponders how this series can ever end well.
Review: Split Second by Kasie West
Steph Sinclair reviews Split Second by Kasie West and concludes that West writes book exclusively for her entertainment alone.
Review: Ashes to Ashes by Melissa C. Walker
Meg Morley reviews the jazz out of Ashes to Ashes by Melissa C. Walker. Come check out why this book was DOA.
Review: Shadows by Paula Weston
Kat Kennedy reviews Shadows by Paula Weston. She has feelings. She expresses them. The world lives on again.
Review: Untold by Sarah Rees Brennan
“This is an open letter to Sarah Rees Brennan demanding she be held accountable for my feels.” Come read Meg’s review of Untold by Sarah Rees Brennan.
Review: The Falconer by Elizabeth May + Giveaway
Kat Kennedy reviews The Falconer by Elizabeth May and throws all the things. Come and check out why.
Review: Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
Kat Kennedy reviews Warm Bodies – blah, blah, blah, you know the drill, right?
Review: ReVamped by Ada Adams
Kat Kennedy reviews ReVamped because, apparently, no matter how many vampire novels she reads, she can never get enough. Does ReVamped make the cut, though? Read on to find out!
Review: Invisibility by Andrea Cremer and David Levithan
Adrienne Fray reviews Invisibility by Andrea Creamer and David Leviathan. Alas another meh read for her, come find out why!
Review: Ink by Amanda Sun
Kat Kennedy reviews Ink by Amanda Sun and tries to explain the unreasonable disappointment she had using both words and images because, frankly, words just weren’t enough.
Review: Spark by Brigid Kemmerer
Steph Sinclair reviews Spark by Brigid Kemmerer and realizes she doesn’t hate Gabriel Merrick as much as she once did. Is hell freezing over or is Gabriel getting his act together? Check out her review to find out!
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