Category: Sci-Fi


4 stars to Shattered (Slated #3) by Teri Terry

Posted 30 April, 2014 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Reviews, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments
4 stars to Shattered (Slated #3) by Teri Terry

Kyla is in danger from both the government Lorders who erased her memory and the terrorists who tried to use her. So now she’s on the run. Sporting a new identity and desperate to fill in the blank spaces of her life pre-Slating, Kyla heads to a remote mountain town to try to reunite with the birth mother she was kidnapped from as a child. There she is hoping all the pieces of her life will come together and she can finally take charge of […]


4 stars to Into The Still Blue (Under The Never Sky #3) by Veronica Rossi

Posted 3 March, 2014 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments
4 stars to Into The Still Blue (Under The Never Sky #3) by Veronica Rossi

Their love and their leadership have been tested. Now it’s time for Perry and Aria to unite the Dwellers and the Outsiders in one last desperate attempt to bring balance to their world. The race to the Still Blue has reached a stalemate. Aria and Perry are determined to find this last safe-haven from the Aether storms before Sable and Hess do-and they are just as determined to stay together. Meanwhile, time is running out to rescue Cinder, who was abducted by Hess and Sable […]


Unite Me (Shatter Me #1.5 & #2.5) by Tahereh Mafi

Posted 3 March, 2014 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Reviews, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
Unite Me (Shatter Me #1.5 & #2.5) by Tahereh Mafi

Destroy Me tells the events between Shatter Me and Unravel Me from Warner’s point of view. Even though Juliette shot him in order to escape, Warner can’t stop thinking about her—and he’ll do anything to get her back. But when the Supreme Commander of The Reestablishment arrives, he has much different plans for Juliette. Plans Warner cannot allow. Fracture Me is told from Adam’s perspective and bridges the gap betweenUnravel Me and Ignite Me. As the Omega Point rebels prepare to fight the Sector 45 soldiers, Adam’s more focused on the safety of […]


5 stars to Ignite Me (Shatter Me #3) by Tahereh Mafi

Posted 19 February, 2014 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Mature, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
5 stars to Ignite Me (Shatter Me #3) by Tahereh Mafi

Juliette now knows she may be the only one who can stop the Reestablishment. But to take them down, she’ll need the help of the one person she never thought she could trust: Warner. And as they work together, Juliette will discover that everything she thought she knew – about Warner, her abilities, and even Adam – was wrong. There may be spoilers, so beware. Review: You’re all expecting some deep and profound review, I bet. But all I want to do is cry and […]


4.5 stars to Requiem (Delirium #3) by Lauren Oliver

Posted 6 February, 2014 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Mature, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments
4.5 stars to Requiem (Delirium #3) by Lauren Oliver

Battling against a society in which love has been declared a disease, Lena now finds herself at the centre of a fierce revolution. But the Wilds are no longer the haven they once were as the government seeks to stamp out the rebels. And Lena’s emotions are in turmoil following the dramatic return of someone she thought was lost forever… Review: Why WHY WHY did I wait so long to read this? WHY did I let other peoples ridiculous complaints about the ending put me […]


4 stars to Alchemy (Prophecy Breakers #1) by Sheena Boekweg, Melanie Crouse and Sabrina West

Posted 30 January, 2014 by katheryn13 in Book Promo, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
4 stars to Alchemy (Prophecy Breakers #1) by Sheena Boekweg, Melanie Crouse and Sabrina West

“Do you want me to be dangerous?” he asked, his voice husky and low. I gulped, and for a moment I was incapable of speech. But he was quiet, waiting. “No. I don’t.” “Then I’m not dangerous at all,” he murmured. His gaze moved from my eyes to my mouth. “You’ve never been safer than you are at this moment.” I shivered as his breath tickled my skin. Our lips were mere millimeters apart when the sky shattered in a kaleidoscope of colored light. We […]


3.5 stars to Allegiant (Divergent #3) by Veronica Roth

Posted 24 January, 2014 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments
3.5 stars to Allegiant (Divergent #3) by Veronica Roth

The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered—fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she’s known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she and Tobias will find a simple new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and painful memories. But Tris’s new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind. Old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless. Explosive new truths […]


4 stars to Pretties (Uglies #2) by Scott Westerfeld

Posted 16 January, 2014 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments
4 stars to Pretties (Uglies #2) by Scott Westerfeld

Gorgeous. Popular. Perfect. Perfectly wrong. Tally has finally become pretty. Now her looks are beyond perfect, her clothes are awesome, her boyfriend is totally hot, and she’s completely popular. It’s everything she’s ever wanted. But beneath all the fun — the nonstop parties, the high-tech luxury, the total freedom — is a nagging sense that something’s wrong. Something important. Then a message from Tally’s ugly past arrives. Reading it, Tally remembers what’s wrong with pretty life, and the fun stops cold. Now she has to […]


YA BOOK RELEASES 2014

WELCOME TO 2014! Once again we find ourselves in another year and more wonderful books to anticipate! Here is our list for the first half of the year  (January thru June) of books WE think you should check out! JANUARY 28th Into the Still Blue (Under the Never Sky, #3) by Veronica Rossi FEBRUARY 4th Ignite Me (Shatter Me #3) by Tahereh Mafi Alienated (Alienated, #1) by Melissa Landers Prince of Shadows by Rachel Caine 13th Vengeance (Fracture #2) by Megan Miranda 25th Fire & Flood (Fire & Flood #1) by Victoria Scott  27th Evertrue (Everneath #3) by Brodi […]


4 stars to School’s Out – Forever by James Patterson

Posted 23 December, 2013 by katheryn13 in Fantasy, Middle Grade, Reviews, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
4 stars to School’s Out – Forever by James Patterson

Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride and the other members of the “Flock”–Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel–are just like ordinary kids–only they have wings and can fly. It seems like a dream come true–except that they’re being hunted by half-human, half-wolf “Erasers” who can fly, too. In Book 2 of the series, the Flock members are taken under the wing of an FBI agent and try to live “normal” lives by going to school, making friends–and continuing their relentless search for their parents. But the Erasers return, […]


4 stars to 1.4 (Point 4 #2) by Mike A. Lancaster

Posted 19 December, 2013 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Paranormal, Reviews, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments
4 stars to 1.4 (Point 4 #2) by Mike A. Lancaster

It’s a brave new world. In the far future, people no longer know what to believe…Did Kyle Straker ever exist? Or were his prophecies of human upgrades nothing more than a hoax? Peter Vincent is nearly 16, and has never thought about the things that Strakerites believe. His father — David Vincent, creator of the artificial bees that saved the world’s crops — made sure of that. When the Strakerites pronounce that another upgrade is imminent, Peter starts to uncover a conspiracy amongst the leaders […]


5 stars to Perfect Ruin (The Internment Chronicles #1) by Lauren DeStefano

Posted 19 December, 2013 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments
5 stars to Perfect Ruin (The Internment Chronicles #1) by Lauren DeStefano

On the floating city of Internment, you can be anything you dream, unless you approach the edge. Morgan Stockhour knows getting too close can lead to madness, like her older brother Len, a Jumper. She takes solace in her best friend Pen, and in Basil, the boy she’s engaged to marry. When she investigates the first murder in a generation, she meets Judas. The suspect was betrothed to the victim, but Morgan believes he is innocent. Nothing can prepare Morgan for the secrets she will […]


Zombies: Why the brains? Check out @DefinitionHouse’s #YA Kickstarter project #DeadNewWorld to find out!

Zombies: Why the brains? Check out @DefinitionHouse’s #YA Kickstarter project #DeadNewWorld to find out!

Here at BookNerds we’re pleased to be hosting Dead New World by Ryan Hill. Check it out…Zzzzzzzzombies! DEAD NEW WORLD Zombies aren’t mindless anymore. They follow orders. And if Holt and Ambrose want to kill some undead, they’ll do the same. But when a routine mission goes horribly wrong, the best friends’ lives are flayed to the bone. Now there’s only one light in the darkness of Holt’s life, and when she’s taken, he’ll do anything to get her back. Even if that means defying […]


5 stars to Hover (The Taking #2) by Melissa West

Posted 4 September, 2013 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Paranormal, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments
5 stars to Hover (The Taking #2) by Melissa West

On Earth, seventeen-year-old Ari Alexander was taught to never peek, but if she hopes to survive life on her new planet, Loge, her eyes must never shut. Because in this world, pleasure is everything, held up by a ruling body that keeps their people in check by giving them what they want and closing their eyes to what’s really happening around them. The only hope Loge has is to move its people to Earth, and they have a plan. Thousands of humans crossed over to […]


5 stars to The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Posted 30 August, 2013 by katheryn13 in Paranormal, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments
5 stars to The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now, it’s the dawn of the 5th wave. On a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see. Who have scattered Earth’s last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, until Cassie meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and […]