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Jul 24
Monstrous Beauty Review

Monstrous Beauty Review

Monstrous Beauty by Elizabeth Fama Publisher: Macmillan Date Published: September 4th 2012 Genres: Horror, Horror & Ghost Stories, Legends, Myths, Fables, Love & Romance, Mermaids, Paranormal, Romance, Young Adult, Young Adult Fiction Format: Audiobook Pages: 304 Audiobook Length: 8 hrs and 1 min Audiobook Narrator: Katherine Kellgren Rating: Description: Fierce, seductive mermaid Syrenka falls in love with Ezra, a young naturalist. When she abandons her life underwater for a chance at happiness on land, she is unaware that this decision comes with horrific and deadly consequences. Almost one hundred forty years later, seventeen-year-old Hester meets a mysterious stranger named Ezra… Read more »

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Mar 25
Timekeeper: Review, Spotlight, Audio Excerpt, Interview & Giveaway

Timekeeper: Review, Spotlight, Audio Excerpt, Interview & Giveaway

Author: Tara Sim Narrator: Gary Furlong Length: 8h 50m Publisher: Forever Young Audiobooks Genre: YA Fantasy Release date: Feb. 14, 2017 Two o’clock was missing. In an alternate Victorian world controlled by clock towers, a damaged clock can fracture time—and a destroyed one can stop it completely. It’s a truth that seventeen-year-old clock mechanic Danny Hart knows all too well; his father has been trapped in a Stopped town east of London for three years. Though Danny is a prodigy who can repair not only clockwork, but the very fabric of time, his fixation with staging a rescue is quickly… Read more »

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Feb 17
Book Review – Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy #1-#10)

Book Review – Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy #1-#10)

Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, Robin Wasserman, Sarah Rees Brennan Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: November 15th 2016 Genres: Boarding School & Prep School, Fantasy, Short Stories, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 672 Audiobook Length: 17 hours 35 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Brett Dalton, Chris Wood, Devon Bostick, Jack Falahee, Keahu Kahuanui, Ki Hong Li, Luke Pasqualino, Nico Mirallegro, Sam Hueghan, Torrance Coombs Rating: Description: The New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling collection of short stories chronicling the adventures of Simon Lewis as he trains to become a Shadowhunter is now available in print… Read more »

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Jan 27
Book Review – Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1)

Book Review – Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1)

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff Series: The Illuminae Files #1 Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Date Published: October 20th 2015 Genres: Action & Adventure, Love & Romance, Science Fiction, Survival Stories, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 608 Audiobook Length: 11 hours 41 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Johnathon McClain, Lincoln Hoppe, Olivia Taylor Dudley Rating: Description: This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the… Read more »

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Jan 20
Book Review – Graceling (Graceling Realm #1)

Book Review – Graceling (Graceling Realm #1)

Graceling by Kristin Cashore Series: Graceling Realm #1 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Date Published: 2008 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Magic, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 471 Audiobook Length: 12 hours 31 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Chelsea Mixon, David Baker, Zachary Exton Rating: Description: Kristin Cashore’s best-selling, award-winning fantasy Graceling tells the story of the vulnerable yet strong Katsa, a smart, beautiful teenager who lives in a world where selected people are given a Grace, a special talent that can be anything from dancing to swimming. Katsa’s is killing. As the king’s niece, she is forced to use her extreme… Read more »

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Dec 28
Book Review – A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2)

Book Review – A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2)

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas Series: A Court of Thorns and Roses #2 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Date Published: May 3rd 2016 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Magic, Love & Romance, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 432 Audiobook Length: 23 hours 16 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Jennifer Ikeda Rating: Description: The stunning sequel to Sarah J. Maas’ New York Times bestselling A Court of Thorns and Roses and a No.1 New York Times bestseller. Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court – but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers… Read more »

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Nov 21
The Bionics Review

The Bionics Review

The Bionics by Alicia Michaels Series: The Bionics #1 Publisher: Clean Teen Publishing Date Published: September 13th 2013 Genres: Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 96 Audiobook Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins Audiobook Narrator: Marissa Clay Source: Provided for review through Audiobook Blast/Boom Rating: Description: All I ever wanted was to be a normal girl. I had dreams of joining the ranks of the Military Police and making my family proud. But the nuclear war that laid waste to our country destroyed any hope I had of being normal ever again. They took everything away from me, including my humanity…. Read more »

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Nov 17
Book Review – Starflight (Starflight #1)

Book Review – Starflight (Starflight #1)

Starflight by Melissa Landers Series: Starflight #1 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Date Published: February 2nd 2016 Genres: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 368 Audiobook Length: 9 hours 44 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Amanda Dolan Rating: Description: Solara Brooks needs a fresh start, someplace where nobody cares about the engine grease beneath her fingernails or the felony tattoos across her knuckles. The outer realm may be lawless, butit’s not like the law has ever been on her side.Still, off-world travel doesn’t come cheap; Solara is left with no choice but to indenture herself in exchange for passage to the… Read more »

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Nov 07
Echo Review

Echo Review

Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Date Published: February 24th 2015 Genres: Historical, Music, Performing Arts, Social Issues, Social Themes, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 592 Audiobook Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins Audiobook Narrator: Andrews MacLeod, David de Vries, Mark Bramhall, Rebecca Soler Rating: Description: Music, magic, and a real-life miracle meld in this genre-defying masterpiece from Newbery Honoree Pam Muñoz Ryan! Winner of a 2016 Newbery Honor, ECHO pushes the boundaries of genre, form, and storytelling innovation. Lost and alone in a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a… Read more »

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Oct 24
Book Review – A Shadow Soul (A Dance of Dragons 1)

Book Review – A Shadow Soul (A Dance of Dragons 1)

The Shadow Soul (A Dance of Dragons Book 1) by Kaitlyn Davis Series: Dance of Dragons #1 Publisher: Kaitlyn Davis Date Published: February 13th 2015 Genres: Coming of Age, Dragons, Unicorns & Mythical, Fantasy & Magic, Legends, Myths, Fables, Young Adult Format: eBook Pages: 300 Rating: Description: From bestselling author Kaitlyn Davis comes a fantasy adventure perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas, Kristin Cashore, and Tamora Pierce! Told in alternating male and female perspectives, THE SHADOW SOUL has been hailed as “an amazing start to a new series that is going to have people of all ages wanting so… Read more »

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