Category: Dystopian


#Review: 4 stars to In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds #3) by Alexandra Bracken #BookBloggers #YA

#Review: 4 stars to In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds #3) by Alexandra Bracken #BookBloggers #YA

Ruby can’t look back. Fractured by an unbearable loss, she and the kids who survived the government’s attack on Los Angeles travel north to regroup. Only Ruby can keep their highly dangerous prisoner in check. But with Clancy Gray, there’s no guarantee you’re fully in control, and everything comes with a price. When the Children’s League disbands, Ruby rises up as a leader and forms an unlikely allegiance with Liam’s brother, Cole, who has a volatile secret of his own. There are still thousands of […]


#Review: 4 stars to The Heir (The Selection series #4) by Kiera Cass #YA #Dystopian @HarperChildrens @kieracass

Posted 2 September, 2015 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Dystopian, Reviews, Updates, YA / 0 Comments
#Review: 4 stars to The Heir (The Selection series #4) by Kiera Cass #YA #Dystopian @HarperChildrens @kieracass

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Eighteen years ago, America Singer entered the Selection and won Prince Maxon’s heart. Now the time has come for Princess Eadlyn to hold a Selection of her own. Eadlyn doesn’t expect her Selection to be anything like her parents’ fairy-tale love story…but as the competition begins, she may discover that finding her own happily ever after isn’t as impossible as she’s always thought. A new generation of swoonworthy characters and captivating romance awaits in the fourth book of the Selection […]


#Review: 5 stars to The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken #YA

#Review: 5 stars to The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken #YA

When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something alarming enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that gets her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived the mysterious disease that’s killed most of America’s children, but she and the others have emerged with something far worse: frightening abilities they cannot control. Now sixteen, Ruby is one of the dangerous ones. When the truth comes out, Ruby […]


#ReleaseDay Book Blitz & Giveaway: Awakening by Shannon Duffy #YA @shannonduffylit @entangledteen

#ReleaseDay Book Blitz & Giveaway: Awakening by Shannon Duffy #YA @shannonduffylit @entangledteen

Awakening by Shannon Duffy Release Date: 04/07/15 Entangled Teen Summary from Goodreads: A thrilling, futuristic sci-fi novel set in a unique and thought-provoking world, from author Shannon Duffy.

Desiree Six (because she was born on a Friday) believes in everything the Protectorate stands for. She likes the safety and security of having her entire life planned out—her career, her mate, even the date of her death. She doesn’t even think to question when Darien, her childhood friend and neighbor, is convicted of murdering his parents. They had […]


#BOOKHAUL #1 – March 2015 edition #YA #Fantasy #Contemporary #Dystopian

BOOK HAUL #1 March 2015 I’ve not done a book haul in….oh god, years? I’m pretty sure this is either the second or third post I’ve ever done on it. I keep meaning to, but you know how it goes… Now, I know the end of the month is a weird time to put one up, but granted, I don’t get books all the time, so it might not be every month, and when in the month I don’t know. I’m confusing myself. Right…On with […]


#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 […]


#ARC #Review: 3.5 stars to Mind Games by Teri Terry #SCIFI #UKYA

Posted 10 February, 2015 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Reviews, Sci-Fi, YA / 1 Comment
#ARC #Review: 3.5 stars to Mind Games by Teri Terry  #SCIFI #UKYA

Luna is a no-hoper with a secret: in a world of illusion, she can see what is real. But can she see the truth before it is too late? Luna has always been able to exist in virtual and real worlds at the same time, a secret she is warned to keep. She hides her ability by being a Refuser: excluded by choice from the virtual spheres others inhabit. But when she is singled out for testing, she can’t hide any longer. The safest thing […]


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 […]


#CoverReveal: Uncharted Redemption by Keely Brooke Keith #Historical #Romance @Keely_keith

#CoverReveal: Uncharted Redemption by Keely Brooke Keith #Historical #Romance  @Keely_keith

Want to see the cover for Keely Brooke Keith’s upcoming sequel to Land Uncharted?! Well…here we go! ︾ ︾ ︾ Title: Uncharted Redemption Author: Keely Brooke Keith Release Date: February 24, 2015 Publisher: Edenbrooke Press Description: Levi Colburn, resentful of his father, haunted by his mother’s tragic death, and pained by his love for the unattainable Mandy Foster, breaks from the Land’s tradition and begins to build a life of his own. When rebels tear through the village of Good Springs, Levi vows to deliver justice […]


#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, […]


#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 […]


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: 4 stars to Across The Universe by Beth Revis #YA #Scifi

Posted 5 November, 2014 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments
Review: 4 stars to Across The Universe by Beth Revis #YA #Scifi

A love out of time. A spaceship built of secrets and murder. Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet, three hundred years in the future. Never could she have known that her frozen slumber would come to an end fifty years too soon and that she would be thrust into the brave new world of a spaceship that lives by its own rules. Amy quickly realizes that her awakening was no […]


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 […]


#BoutOfBooks11 update Day 5

Posted 23 August, 2014 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Fantasy, Fun, Middle Grade, Sci-Fi, Updates / 0 Comments
#BoutOfBooks11 update Day 5

  Here’s my update for DAY 5!! Friday 22nd August: I managed to read about 100 pages of Idols by Margaret Stohl. I’m really enjoying it but I probably won’t get it finished until (Sunday) I have also been reading an early copy of The Iron Trial by Holly Black & Cassie Clare from NetGalley. Only on chapter two, but really into it so far. It’s different. Plus, it’s ebook, so my brain isn’t computing. haha No books finished yet. My mantra: –Kat Please follow […]