Category: Romance


Review: 3.5 stars to The Trouble With Flirting by Rachel Morgan #Contemporary #YA

Posted 20 September, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Mature, New Adult, Reviews, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
Review: 3.5 stars to The Trouble With Flirting by Rachel Morgan #Contemporary #YA

Labelled a nerd for most of high school, Livi sees her first year of university as a chance to redefine herself. She can finally enter the popular crowd and maybe even land herself a super hot boyfriend. But Livi’s about to discover that the price of popularity may be more than she’s willing to pay, and that what—and who—she wants most has always been right in front of her.     Review: Okay so it’s probably somewhere between 3.5 and 4 stars but putting that […]


Review: 4 stars to Unravelling by Elizabeth Norris #YA #scifi

Posted 15 September, 2014 by katheryn13 in Mature, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, YA / 2 Comments
Review: 4 stars to Unravelling by Elizabeth Norris #YA #scifi

STOP THE COUNTDOWN. SAVE THE WORLD… Leaving the beach, seventeen-year-old Janelle Tenner is hit head on by a pickup truck. And killed. Then Ben Michaels, resident stoner, is leaning over her. And even though it isn’t possible, she knows Ben somehow brought her back to life… Meanwhile, Janelle’s father, a special agent for the FBI, starts working on a case that seems strangely connected to Ben. Digging in his files, Janelle finds a mysterious device – one that seems to be counting down to something […]


Blog Tour: COURAGE AND OTHER DEMONS by Jill Daugherty

Blog Tour: COURAGE AND OTHER DEMONS by Jill Daugherty

presents… Courage and Other Demons by Jill Daugherty is on tour from  September 8-13. We would love for you to join us!   Title: Courage and Other Demons Author: Jill Daugherty Age: YA Genre: Paranormal Romance Publisher: Open Mike Publishing Release date: January 2013 Goodreads Createspace | Amazon | Barnes & Noble |TatteredCover BLURB: “It occurred to me as I stared into the darkness that it was probably a good thing it had taken so long for me to see Simon for who he truly was. If […]


Review: 4 stars to Vivian versus the Apocalypse by Katie Coyle #YA #Contemporary #RoadTrips

Posted 30 August, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Mature, Reviews, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
Review: 4 stars to Vivian versus the Apocalypse by Katie Coyle #YA #Contemporary #RoadTrips

A chilling vision of a contemporary USA where the sinister Church of America is destroying lives. Our cynical protagonist, seventeen-­year-­old Vivian Apple, is awaiting the fated ‘Rapture’ -­ or rather the lack of it. Her evangelical parents have been in the Church’s thrall for too long, and she’s looking forward to getting them back. Except that when Vivian arrives home the day after the supposed ‘Rapture’, her parents are gone. All that is left are two holes in the ceiling…Viv is determined to carry on […]


Review: 4.5 stars to Idols (Icons #2) by Margaret Stohl #YA #Aliens

Review: 4.5 stars to Idols (Icons #2) by Margaret Stohl #YA #Aliens

The Icons came from the sky. They belong to an inhuman enemy. They ended our civilization, and they can kill us.Most of us. Dol, Ro, Tima, and Lucas are the four Icon Children, the only humans immune to the Icon’s power to stop a human heart. Now that Los Angeles has been saved, things are more complicated – and not just because Dol has to choose between Lucas and Ro, the two great loves of her life. As she flees to a resistance outpost hidden beneath […]


Review: 3.5 stars to Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss #3) by Stephanie Perkins #YA #Contemporary #Romance

Posted 21 August, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Mature, Reviews, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
Review: 3.5 stars to Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss #3) by Stephanie Perkins #YA #Contemporary #Romance

The café is boiling. The atmosphere is clouded with bittersweet coffee. Three years of desire rip through my body and burst from my lips: “Josh!”His head jolts up. For a long time, a very long time, he just stares at me. And then…he blinks. “Isla?”Hopeless romantic Isla has had a crush on brooding artist Josh since their first year at the School of America in Paris. And, after a chance encounter in Manhattan over the summer break, romance might be closer than Isla imagined. But as they […]


Review: 5 stars to Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss #2) by Stephanie Perkins @NaturallySteph

Posted 14 August, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Reviews, Romance, YA / 2 Comments
Review: 5 stars to Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss #2) by Stephanie Perkins @NaturallySteph

Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn’t believe in fashion… she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit – the more sparkly, more wild – the better. And life is pretty close to perfect for Lola, especially with her hot rocker boyfriend.That is, until the Bell twins, Calliope and Cricket return to the neighbourhood and unearth a past of hurt that Lola thought was long buried. So when talented inventor Cricket steps out from his twin sister’s shadow and back into Lola’s life, she must finally […]


Teaser Post: Dirty Blood (Book #1) by Heather Hildenbrand

Teaser Post: Dirty Blood (Book #1) by Heather Hildenbrand

Dirty Blood – Heather Hildenbrand Book 1 – Dirty Blood Series Paranormal Romance I killed a girl last night. I did it with my bare hands and an old piece of pipe I found lying next to the dumpster. But that’s not the part that got me. The part that scared me, the part I can’t seem to wrap my head around and still has me reeling, was that when she charged me, her body shifted – and then she was a wolf. All snapping […]


5 stars to Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins #YA #Contemporary #Romance

Posted 9 August, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Reviews, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
5 stars to Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins #YA #Contemporary #Romance

Anna has everything figured out – she was about to start senior year with her best friend, she had a great weekend job, and her huge work crush looked as if it might finally be going somewhere… Until her dad decides to send her 4383 miles away to Paris. On her own.But despite not speaking a word of French, Anna finds herself making new friends, including Etienne, the smart, beautiful boy from the floor above. But he’s taken – and Anna might be too. Will […]


Review: 5 stars to Silver Shadows (Bloodlines #5) by Richelle Mead

Posted 9 August, 2014 by katheryn13 in Reviews, Romance, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
Review: 5 stars to Silver Shadows (Bloodlines #5) by Richelle Mead

Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives.In The Fiery Heart, Sydney risked everything to follow her gut, walking a dangerous line to keep her feelings hidden from the Alchemists.Now in the aftermath of an event that ripped their world apart, Sydney and Adrian struggle to pick up the pieces and find their way back to each other. But first, they have […]


Oooh what’s this? “Bout Of Books 11” August fun!

Oooh what’s this? “Bout Of Books 11” August fun!

Fancy doing something different for August? Why not do what I’m doing? Sign up to Bout Of Books 11! Don’t know what it’s about? The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 18th and runs through Sunday, August 24th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number […]


A Re-Read Review: 4.5 stars to Fallen by Lauren Kate

Posted 30 July, 2014 by katheryn13 in Reviews, Romance, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
A Re-Read Review: 4.5 stars to Fallen by Lauren Kate

There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori.Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah. He’s the one bright spot in a place where cell phones are forbidden, the other students are all screw-ups, and security cameras watch every move.Even Daniel wants nothing to do with Luce – he goes out of his way to make that very clear. But she can’t let it go. Drawn […]


PBA Release Event Blitz + Alloy Entertainment Press Release

PBA Release Event Blitz + Alloy Entertainment Press Release

  Alloy Entertainment Launches New Digital-First Imprint with Amazon Publishing   First three books release today  SEATTLE—(NASDAQ: AMZN)—July 29, 2014—Today, Amazon Publishing and Alloy Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Television Group, announced a digital-first imprint that will focus on young adult, new adult and commercial fiction. The new imprint, named Alloy Entertainment, will be part of Amazon Publishing’s Powered by Amazon program. Powered by Amazon enables publishers and authors to leverage Amazon’s global distribution and personalized, targeted marketing reach.   Today also marks the […]


Oceanborn by Amalie Howard – Release Blitz & Giveaway!

Oceanborn by Amalie Howard – Release Blitz & Giveaway!

Check out the blog tour HERE HAPPY RELEASE DAY OCEANBORN! Author Amalie Howard has a message for you…    ABOUT THE BOOK   The coronation is over. But the battle has just begun. Nerissa Marin has won her crown. But can she keep it? Already, her ties to the human realm are driving a wedge between Nerissa and her people. When word arrives that her part-human prince consort, Lo, has been poisoned, she makes the difficult choice to leave Waterfell and return landside. As the […]


4.5 stars to Shimmer (The Rephaim #3) by Paula Weston

4.5 stars to Shimmer (The Rephaim #3) by Paula Weston

Gaby thought her life couldn’t get more complicated.She’s almost used to the idea that she’s not the nineteen-year-old backpacker she thought she was. She can just about cope with being one of the Rephaim – a 140-year-old half-angel – whose memories have been stolen. She’s even coming to grips with the fact that Jude, the brother she’s mourned for a year, didn’t die at all.But now Rafa—sexy, infuriating Rafa—is being held, and hurt, by Gatekeeper demons. And Gaby has to get the bitterly divided Rephaim […]