5 Stars to Gravity by Melissa West

Posted 17 December, 2012 by katheryn13 in Paranormal, Paranormal Romance, Reviews, YA / 0 Comments
5 Stars to Gravity by Melissa West

  In the future, only one rule will matter: Don’t. Ever. Peek. Seventeen-year-old Ari Alexander just broke that rule and saw the last person she expected hovering above her bed — arrogant Jackson Locke, the most popular boy in her school. She expects instant execution or some kind of freak alien punishment, but instead, Jackson issues a challenge: help him, or everyone on Earth will die. Ari knows she should report him, but everything about Jackson makes her question what she’s been taught about his […]


5 Stars to Perks Of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Posted 17 December, 2012 by katheryn13 in YA / 0 Comments
5 Stars to Perks Of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Charlie is a freshman. And while he’s not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his year yet socially awkward,he is a wallflower, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it. Charlie is attempting to navigate his way through uncharted territory: the world of first dates and mix tapes, family dramas and new friends; the world of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that perfect […]


5 Stars for The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

Posted 5 December, 2012 by katheryn13 in Reviews, YA / 0 Comments
5 Stars for The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

Diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer at 13, Hazel was prepared to die until, at 14, a medical miracle shrunk the tumours in her lungs… for now.  Two years post-miracle, sixteen-year-old Hazel is post-everything else, too; post-high school, post-friends and post-normalcy. And even though she could live for a long time (whatever that means), Hazel lives tethered to an oxygen tank, the tumours tenuously kept at bay with a constant chemical assault.  Enter Augustus Waters. A match made at cancer kid support group, Augustus is […]


5 Stars for Slammed by Colleen Hoover

Posted 3 December, 2012 by katheryn13 in YA / 0 Comments
5 Stars for Slammed by Colleen Hoover

Falling in love can feel like poetry. Or it can feel like a slam to the heart. Colleen Hoover’s romantic, emotion-packed debut novel unforgettably captures all the magic and confusion of first love, as two young people forge an unlikely bond before discovering that fate has other plans for them. Following the unexpected death of her father, eighteen-year-old Layken becomes the rock for both her mother and younger brother. She appears resilient and tenacious, but inside, she’s losing hope. Then she meets her new neighbor […]


Review: 5 stars to PUSHING THE LIMITS by Katie McGarry

Posted 2 December, 2012 by katheryn13 in Reviews, YA / 0 Comments
Review: 5 stars to PUSHING THE LIMITS by Katie McGarry

No one knows what happened the night Echo Emerson went from popular girl with jock boyfriend to gossiped-about outsider with “freaky” scars on her arms. Even Echo can’t remember the whole truth of that horrible night. All she knows is that she wants everything to go back to normal.But when Noah Hutchins, the smoking-hot, girl-using loner in the black leather jacket, explodes into her life with his tough attitude and surprising understanding, Echo’s world shifts in ways she could never have imagined. They should have […]


Review: 4 stars to THE LOST PRINCE by Julie Kagawa

Posted 27 November, 2012 by katheryn13 in Reviews, YA / 0 Comments
Review: 4 stars to THE LOST PRINCE by Julie Kagawa

Don’t look at Them. Never let Them know you can see Them. That is Ethan Chase’s unbreakable rule. Until the fey he avoids at all costs—including his reputation—begin to disappear, and Ethan is attacked. Now he must change the rules to protect his family. To save a girl he never thought he’d dare to fall for. Ethan thought he had protected himself from his older sister’s world—the land of Faery. His previous time in the Iron Realm left him with nothing but fear and disgust […]


Review: 5 Stars to BITTER BLOOD by Rachel Caine

Posted 23 November, 2012 by katheryn13 in Paranormal, Paranormal Romance, Reviews, YA / 0 Comments
Review: 5 Stars to BITTER BLOOD by Rachel Caine

For years, the human and vampire residents of Morganville, Texas, have managed to co-exist in peace. But now that the threat to the vampires has been defeated, the human residents are learning that the gravest danger they face is the enemy within… Thanks to the eradication of the parasitic creatures known as the draug, the vampires of Morganville have been freed of their usual constraints. With the vampires indulging their every whim, the town’s human population is determined to hold on to their lives by […]


5 Stars to VALKYRIE RISING by Ingrid Paulson

Posted 17 November, 2012 by katheryn13 in YA / 0 Comments
5 Stars to VALKYRIE RISING by Ingrid Paulson

Nothing ever happens in Norway. But at least Ellie knows what to expect when she visits her grandmother: a tranquil fishing village and long, slow summer days. And maybe she’ll finally get out from under the shadow of her way-too-perfect big brother, Graham, while she’s there. What Ellie doesn’t anticipate is Graham’s infuriating best friend, Tuck, tagging along for the trip. Nor did she imagine boys going missing amid rumors of impossible kidnappings. Least of all does she expect something powerful and ancient to awaken […]


5/5 STARS FOR THE EVOLUTION OF MARA DYER BY MICHELLE HODKIN

Posted 1 November, 2012 by katheryn13 in Reviews, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
5/5 STARS FOR THE EVOLUTION OF MARA DYER BY MICHELLE HODKIN

Mara Dyer once believed she could run from her past. She can’t. She used to think her problems were all in her head. They aren’t. She couldn’t imagine that after everything she’s been through, the boy she loves would still be keeping secrets. She’s wrong. In this gripping sequel to The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, the truth evolves and choices prove deadly. What will become of Mara Dyer next?   I… I don’t know what to say, guys. I really don’t. I just finished The […]


5 stars for Beautiful Redemption by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

Posted 1 November, 2012 by katheryn13 in Paranormal Romance, Reviews, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
5 stars for Beautiful Redemption by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

Is death the end . . . or only the beginning? Ethan Wate always dreamed of leaving the stifling Southern town of Gatlin. But he never dreamt that finding love with Lena Duchannes would drive him away. Lena is a Caster girl whose supernatural powers unveiled a secretive and cursed side of Gatlin, so powerful it forced him to make a terrible sacrifice. Now Ethan must find a way to return to Lena – and Gatlin – as she vows to do whatever it takes […]


Update

Posted 29 October, 2012 by katheryn13 in Updates / 0 Comments

Okay so I’m not one for notes, so I’ll make this quick. Thanks to those that are following this blog. Also, if you haven’t noticed, I’ve had to change the name of the blog slightly because there was already one of the same name, previously. And the header changed, too. You like? Once this blog had a bit of strength to it I will be doing more to it, but for now it’s just reviews. I never expect much to happen, since I’m really only […]


5/5 Stars for FINALE by Becca Fitzpatrick

Posted 27 October, 2012 by katheryn13 in Reviews, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
5/5 Stars for FINALE by Becca Fitzpatrick

Nora is more certain than ever that she is in love with Patch. Fallen angel or no, he is the one for her. Her heritage and destiny may mean they are fated to be enemies, but there is no turning her back on him. Now Nora and Patch must gather their strength to face one last, perilous trial. Old enemies return, new enemies are made, and a friend’s ultimate betrayal threatens the peace Patch and Nora so desperately want. The battle lines are drawn—but which […]


5 stars for The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

Posted 25 October, 2012 by katheryn13 in Paranormal, Reviews, YA / 0 Comments
5 stars for The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

Mara Dyer doesn’t think life can get any stranger than waking up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there. It can. She believes there must be more to the accident she can’t remember that killed her friends and left her mysteriously unharmed. There is. She doesn’t believe that after everything she’s been through, she can fall in love. She’s wrong. 5/5 Stars. The Unbecoming Of Mara Dyer is one of those books that can keep you up all night because you […]


5 stars for Onyx (Lux Novel #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Posted 24 October, 2012 by katheryn13 in Reviews, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
5 stars for Onyx (Lux Novel #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Being connected to Daemon Black sucks… Thanks to his alien mojo, Daemon’s determined to prove what he feels for me is more than a product of our bizarro connection. So I’ve sworn him off, even though he’s running more hot than cold these days. But we’ve got bigger problems. Something worse than the Arum has come to town… The Department of Defense are here. If they ever find out what Daemon can do and that we’re linked, I’m a goner. So is he. And there’s […]


5 stars for Obsidian (A Lux Novel #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Posted 24 October, 2012 by katheryn13 in Reviews, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
5 stars for Obsidian (A Lux Novel #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Starting over sucks. When we moved to West Virginia right before my senior year, I’d pretty much resigned myself to thick accents, dodgy internet access, and a whole lot of boring…. until I spotted my hot neighbor, with his looming height and eerie green eyes. Things were looking up. And then he opened his mouth. Daemon is infuriating. Arrogant. Stab-worthy. We do not get along. At all. But when a stranger attacks me and Daemon literally freezes time with a wave of his hand, well, […]