Quickie Review of Audrey, Wait by Robin Benway

Posted June 16, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
Quickie Review of Audrey, Wait by Robin Benway

Audrey, Wait! by Robin BenwayMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Goodreads Summary: The wait is over for the paperback of this irresistible, fast-paced, hit-worthy debut! When funny, charming, absolutely-normal Audrey Cuttler dumps her boyfriend Evan, he writes a song about her that becomes a number-one hit—and rockets Audrey to stardom! Suddenly, tabloid paparazzi are on her tail and Audrey can barely hang with her friends at concerts or the movies without getting mobbed—let alone score a date with James, her adorable coworker at the Scooper Dooper. Her life will never be the same—at least, not until Audrey confronts Evan live more »

Book Review- An Apple For Zoe by Thomas Amo

Posted June 15, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
Book Review- An Apple For Zoe by Thomas Amo

Summary: The City of San Francisco is locked in a grip of fear. A series of occult murders has led, Inspector Thomas James, to a crime scene similar to a murder committed 90 years ago in the once grand Aleris Hotel. A place where power barons of the early 20th Century engaged in witchcraft. And silent film stars indulged in the most wicked of sins.A place where no one questions the black smoke the rises from the hotel’s incinerators in the middle of the night.Review: An Apple For Zoë by Thomas AmoMy rating: 4 of 5 stars I finished this more »

ARC Review- Wildefire by Karsten Knight

Posted June 14, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 2 Comments
ARC Review- Wildefire by Karsten Knight

Publisher: Simon & SchusterRelease Date: July 26th, 2011Pages: 393Genre: Young-Adult, Mythology Wildefire by Karsten KnightMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Goodreads Summary: Every flame begins with a spark. Ashline Wilde is having a rough sophomore year. She’s struggling to find her place as the only Polynesian girl in school, her boyfriend just cheated on her, and now her runaway sister, Eve, has decided to barge back into her life. When Eve’s violent behavior escalates and she does the unthinkable, Ash transfers to a remote private school nestled in California’s redwoods, hoping to put the tragedy behind her. But her fresh start more »

Book Review- Bridger by Megan Curd

Posted June 13, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
Book Review- Bridger by Megan Curd

Publisher: Self-PublishedRelease Date: June 4th, 2011Pages: E-copyGenre: Young Adult Paranormal Bridger by Megan CurdMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Goodreads Summary: Ashlyn McVean doesn’t believe in fairy tales. That is, until Ashlyn is thrown into the crosshairs of grudges her grandmother created long ago. After finding out she is one of two people able to cross between faerie realms, Ashlyn is faced with trying to understand her abilities, along with navigating a new relationship with her boyfriend, Liam. As if being on a centuries old hit list and dealing with crazed pixies isn’t enough, her new abilities mean trouble for more »

ARC Review- Sometimes it Happens by Lauren Barnholdt

Posted June 12, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
ARC Review- Sometimes it Happens by Lauren Barnholdt

Publisher: Simon PulseRelease Date: July 12th, 2011Pages: 320Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Sometimes It Happens by Lauren BarnholdtMy rating: 3 of 5 stars Summary from Goodreads: On the last day of her junior year, Hannah’s boyfriend Sebastian dumped her. Facing a summer of loneliness, Hannah turns to her best friend Ava for comfort. Ava does what BFFs do: she stays by Hannah’s side…until it’s time for Ava to head up to Maine for the summer. Also left behind is Ava’s boyfriend, Noah, who’s such a great guy he gets Hannah a job at the diner he waits tables at. Slowly, Hannah more »

ARC Review-Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy

Posted June 11, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
ARC Review-Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy

Publisher: Simon & SchusterRelease Date: July 26th, 2011Pages: 208Genre: Young-Adult Contemporary *I received this e-galley from Simon & Schuster free in exchange for my honest review. Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy by Bil WrightMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Goodreads Summary: Carlos Duarte knows that he’s fabulous. He’s got a better sense of style than half the fashionistas in New York City, and he can definitely apply makeup like nobody’s business. He may only be in high school, but when he lands the job of his dreams–makeup artist at the FeatureFace counter in Macy’s–he’s sure that he’s finally on his more »