Category: Paranormal


Review: 4.5 stars to The Shadow Cabinet (Shades of London #3) by Maureen Johnson

Posted 12 February, 2015 by katheryn13 in Mystery, Paranormal, Reviews, YA / 0 Comments
Review: 4.5 stars to The Shadow Cabinet (Shades of London #3) by Maureen Johnson

Grieving, shaken, and feeling very much alone, Rory’s life as a member of the Shades of London has changed irrevocably. It’s only been a matter of hours since Stephen was taken from her, possibly for ever. Her classmate Charlotte is still missing, kidnapped by the same people who tried to take Rory. Rory is no longer a schoolgirl haplessly involved in the dealings of a secret government unit. She is their weapon in a matter of life and death. With hardly a moment to think […]


#BlogTour & Giveaway: Collide (The Taking #3) by Melissa West @MB_West @EntangledTeen #YA #SciFi

#BlogTour & Giveaway: Collide (The Taking #3) by Melissa West @MB_West @EntangledTeen #YA #SciFi

Collide (The Taking #3) by Melissa West Release Date: 02/09/15 Entangled Teen 320 pages Summary from Goodreads: Military legacy Ari Alexander has survived alien spies, WWIV, and a changing world order. But when the new leader of Earth uses Jackson—the only boy she’s ever let herself care about—to get to her, Ari has no choice but to surrender. To free Jackson, she agrees to travel to the national bases to train others to fight. What she discovers is a land riddled with dying people. Ari […]


The ‘Avril (freaking!) Lavigne’ #BOOKTAG! #YA

The ‘Avril (freaking!) Lavigne’ #BOOKTAG! #YA

Everybody in the blogosphere seems to be doing the Taylor Swift book tag. Now, I LOVE TayTay. But I think if I were to do that, I’d be jumping on THAT particular band wagon. Time for a mix up, eh? So this time, I’m going to bring out the old school music and go for… Avril (FREAKING!!!) Lavigne! Granted, her older stuff is way better than the new, but who cares? Here goes my list! (P.S. Sorry about the set up. I’ve tried it fix […]


#ReleaseDay Blitz: Bridges Burned by Chris Cannon #YA

#ReleaseDay Blitz: Bridges Burned by Chris Cannon #YA

Bridges Burned By Chris Cannon January 27, 2015   Don’t just fight the system…burn it. Since discovering she is a shape-shifting, fire-breathing dragon on her sixteenth birthday (surprise!), Bryn McKenna’s world has been thrown into chaos. Being a “crossbreed”—part Red dragon and part Blue—means Bryn will never fit in. Not with dragon society. Not with the archaic and controlling Directorate. And definitely not when she has striped hair and a not-so-popular affection for rule-breaking… But sneaking around with her secret boyfriend, Zavien, gets a whole lot harder […]


#YA releases in #2015 – TOP 20

#YA releases in #2015 – TOP 20

    So for the past few years I’ve assembled a list of books released in the year, month by month. But because of time and effort, I’ve decided to compile my top 20 most anticipated books in Young Adult! In no particular order: 1: The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines, #6) by Richelle Mead It’ll be such a shame to see this amazing series end. I have loved every book of Bloodlines, just as I had with Vampire Academy. I’m really excited to see how it ends. Sad, […]


Review: 4 stars to Between The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke

Review: 4 stars to Between The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke

Faded Gatsby glamour and thrilling gothic horror meet in this gorgeously told, terrifying and dreamy YA romance. ‘You stop fearing the devil when you’re holding his hand…’ Nothing much exciting rolls through Violet White’s sleepy, seaside town…until River West comes along. River rents the guesthouse behind Violet’s crumbling estate, and as eerie, grim things start to happen, Violet begins to wonder about the boy living in her backyard. Is River just a crooked-smiling liar with pretty eyes and a mysterious past? Violet’s grandmother always warned […]


#CoverReveal: Greta and the Glass Kingdom (Mylena Chronicles #2) by Chloe Jacobs @jacobs_chloe @entangledteen

#CoverReveal: Greta and the Glass Kingdom (Mylena Chronicles #2) by Chloe Jacobs @jacobs_chloe @entangledteen

Greta and the Glass Kingdom (Mylena Chronicles #2) by Chloe Jacobs  Release Date: 2015 Entangled Teen Summary from Goodreads: The sequel to the Hansel & Gretel retelling Greta and the Goblin King ups the stakes of danger and romance. As conflict surges across Mylena, the tough Greta struggles to save those she loves. Against all odds, Greta and the Goblin King miraculously survived the battle against the evil Agramon. Greta should be happy to be alive and ready to claim her place in Mylena by Isaac’s side. Yet nothing […]


#BlogTour & #Giveaway : Learning To Swim by Annie Cosby @anniecosby

#BlogTour & #Giveaway : Learning To Swim by Annie Cosby @anniecosby

✵✵✵ Learning to Swim (Hearts Out of Water #1) by Annie Cosby Release Date: 03/01/14 ✵✵✵ Summary from Goodreads: When Cora’s mother whisks the family away for the summer, Cora must decide between forging her future in the glimmering world of second homes where her parents belong, or getting lost in the bewitching world of the locals and the mystery surrounding a lonely old woman who claims to be a selkie creature—and who probably needs Cora more than anyone else. Through the fantastical tales and anguished stories […]


#ReleaseDay Blitz & Giveaway: Love & Decay Season 3 (Episode 1) by Rachel Higginson @MarkMyWordsPR

#ReleaseDay Blitz & Giveaway: Love & Decay Season 3 (Episode 1) by Rachel Higginson @MarkMyWordsPR

    Purchase on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1x928Iw B&N: http://bit.ly/1yH6Rla Smashwords:  http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/501120 Season Three, Episode One Blurb: Zombies- as if that wasn’t enough to ruin any girl’s dream of a happily ever after. It’s been six months since Reagan Willow fled the Colony and Matthias Allen’s tyrannical clutches. Six months since she broke Hendrix Parker’s heart. Six months since she watched Kane Allen sacrifice his life to save hers. Whatever was left of her already-tattered life during the Zombie Apocalypse fell apart six months ago. Now, on the […]


#CoverReveal: Nightlight by Brina Courtney and Heather Hildenbrand @MarkMyWordsPR #promo

#CoverReveal: Nightlight by Brina Courtney and Heather Hildenbrand @MarkMyWordsPR #promo

✦ ✦ ✦  Get ready to have your minds blown! The cover to the new collaboration between Heather Hildenbrand and Brina Courtney is here, and it looks GORGEOUS! ✦ ✦ ✦  For fans of HEROES and X-MEN… Young love can be deadly. At seventeen, Hadley Grace knows it all too well. When her boyfriend mysteriously dies in her arms, Hadley’s parents are terrified. MONSTER, they call her. CRIMINAL, they whisper behind her back. Hadley is forced from her home, and her once comfortable life, into […]


Review: 4.5 stars to Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater #YA #TheRavenCycle #LOOOOOVEIT!

Posted 27 November, 2014 by katheryn13 in Mature, Paranormal, Reviews, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
Review: 4.5 stars to Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater #YA #TheRavenCycle #LOOOOOVEIT!

There is danger in dreaming. But there is even more danger in waking up. Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs. The trick with found things though, is how easily they can be lost. Friends can betray. Mothers can disappear. Visions can mislead. Certainties […]


MiniReviews: 5 stars to Angelfall and 4 stars to World After by Susan Ee #YA #Angels

MiniReviews: 5 stars to Angelfall and 4 stars to World After by Susan Ee #YA #Angels

It’s been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back. Anything, including making a deal with an enemy angel. Raffe is a warrior who lies broken and wingless on the street. After eons of fighting his own battles, he finds himself being rescued from a desperate situation […]


Review: 5 stars to The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin #YA @MichelleHodkin

Review: 5 stars to The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin #YA @MichelleHodkin

Mara Dyer wants to believe there’s more to the lies she’s been told. There is. She doesn’t stop to think about where her quest for the truth might lead. She should. She never had to imagine how far she would go for vengeance. She will now. Loyalties are betrayed, guilt and innocence tangle, and fate and chance collide in this shocking conclusion to Mara Dyer’s story. Retribution has arrived.         Review: I wish I could rate this 10 stars! Maybe even 50 […]


#ReleaseDay Blitz: Eventide by Kristen Day @MarkMyWordsPR @kris10_day

Posted 4 November, 2014 by katheryn13 in Book Promo, Paranormal, Release Day Blitz, YA / 0 Comments
#ReleaseDay Blitz: Eventide by Kristen Day @MarkMyWordsPR @kris10_day

RELEASE DAY BLITZ        Purchase on Amazon:   http://www.smarturl.it/4.5eventide The age-old balance of light and dark will always find a way to be restored. At times it comes in the form of non-discriminate karma or the heavy hand of divine will. At other times that balance comes in the form of a single, teenage girl. My name is Fallon. I am different. I am special. My essence moves in a cadence unknown to the other Auras at the House of Eventide. It was born […]


Review: 3 stars to Crave by Melissa Darnell #YA #Witches #Vampires #Romance

Posted 29 October, 2014 by katheryn13 in Mature, Paranormal, Reviews, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
Review: 3 stars to Crave by Melissa Darnell #YA #Witches #Vampires #Romance

Bloodlust. Magic. Forbidden secrets. When Savannah Colbert returns to school after a mystery illness, the fact that she has changed is clear to everyone. None more so than every school girls golden boy Tristan Coleman. Ever since their first kiss in fourth grade, Savannah and Tristan have been cruelly and inexplicably banned from associating with each other. Now, as the pair navigate the tricky social life of high school, the truth is about to be revealed. As Savannah learns of their paranormal ancestry and Tristan […]