Category: Mature


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 […]


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 […]


Review: 5 Stars to Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher #YA #mystery #contemporary #fabread

Posted 12 October, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Mature, Reviews, YA / 0 Comments
Review: 5 Stars to Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher #YA #mystery #contemporary #fabread

Secrets, romance, murder and lies: Zoe shares a terrible secret in a letter to a stranger on death row in this second novel from the author of the bestselling debut, My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece. Fifteen-year-old Zoe has a secret—a dark and terrible secret that she can’t confess to anyone she knows. But then one day she hears of a criminal, Stuart Harris, locked up on death row in Texas. Like Zoe, Stuart is no stranger to secrets. Or lies. Or murder. Full of […]


#ReleaseDay Blitz: Two Faced by Melissa Pearl #YA #NA #Paranormal

#ReleaseDay Blitz: Two Faced by Melissa Pearl #YA #NA #Paranormal

 ت ت ت TWO FACED BY MELISSA PEARL RELEASE DATE: October 12, 2014  Caitlyn Davis has an unusual gift. She knows exactly how people feel. Everyone wears a mask, but she sees the hidden truth. This ability has changed her life, both for the better and worse. She can choose to ignore what she sees…but what happens when it involves the guy she loves? Eric Shore knew getting involved with a girl who could read people was risky, but he couldn’t help himself. Caitlyn is […]


#SALE Dirty Blood by Heather Hildenbrand #YA #Paranormal

Posted 8 October, 2014 by katheryn13 in Book Promo, Mature, Paranormal, YA / 0 Comments
#SALE Dirty Blood by Heather Hildenbrand #YA #Paranormal

  “Heather Hildenbrand is one of my favorite YA paranormal authors. Her Dirty Blood series is a must-read!” -Ella James, author of the Stained series DIRTY BLOOD BOX SET & NEW COVER REVEAL !!!ON SALE FOR A LIMITED TIME!!!  PLUS GET AN EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT FROM BOOK 5, RELEASING IN MARCH 2015!!! INCLUDED IN THIS BOX SET:   BOOK 1 – DIRTY BLOOD   I killed a girl last night. I did it with my bare hands and an old piece of pipe I found lying next […]


Review: True Colors by Melissa Pearl #DNF

Review: True Colors by Melissa Pearl #DNF

Caitlyn Davis always cruised through life, not being the type to ruffle feathers or involve herself in high school drama. That is, until a chance encounter with a strange, homeless man changes everything. Suddenly, Caitlyn has the ability to see behind people’s masks. She discovers that her life isn’t as simple as she imagined and high school is filled with secrets…some very sinister ones. Unable to ignore her new gift, Caitlyn embarks on a mission to learn why one of her friends suddenly appears terrified, […]


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 […]


My #Top5 To Read #YA #Supernatural #Dystopian #Contemporary #GottaReadThese

My #Top5 To Read #YA #Supernatural #Dystopian #Contemporary #GottaReadThese

Are you like me and have a pile of books ready to be read but you just don’t know where to start? I feel your pain. I’ve been reading a lot lately, but mostly new books. And It’s so hard to choose out of the pile I have. *counts all 60 odd books* Yeah, it’s becoming a library in here.  So I thought I’d write up a list of the top 5 books I want to read from my pile. So here goes (in no […]


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 […]


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 […]