Review: I was really excited to read The Grift of the Magi. Heist Society is one of my favorite series so I was so happy when Ally Carter announced a new novella. The Grift of the Magi is like the holiday special of Heist Society. You have the usual crew, something to steal, and even a little romance with some holiday spirit. Overall, The Grift of the Magi contained the same magic and charm of the series. I loved getting to hang out with all […]
Author: Ally Carter
“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. Ally Carter is probably one of the my favorite YA authors. I read all of her YA books so far and loved them all. Thus why I’m looking forward to All Fall Down What are you waiting on?
So, the last Gallagher Girls book (United We Spy) comes out next week (September 17, 2013) and I wanted to review all the Gallagher Girls books before it did. However, there’s something called school that enjoys eating my time so I don’t have enough to write five different reviews. That’s why I’m sort of review the books as a series even though the final one is officially released. Before I start, I have to say it’s been awhile since I’ve read the series as a […]
TITLE: PERFECT SCOUNDRELS AUTHOR: Ally Carter SERIES: Heist Society (#3) TYPE & SOURCE: Hardcover from library Hi SYNOPSIS: Katarina Bishop and W.W. Hale the fifth were born to lead completely different lives: Kat comes from a long, proud line of loveable criminal masterminds, while Hale is the scion of one of the most seemingly perfect dynasties in the world. If their families have one thing in common, it’s that they both know how to stay under the radar while getting-or stealing-whatever they want. No matter the risk, the […]
Last week, I posted a review of HEIST SOCIETY.So naturally, this week, I decided to post a review of UNCOMMON CRIMINALS. TITLE: UNCOMMON CRIMINALS AUTHOR: Ally Carter SERIES: Heist Society (#2) TYPE & SOURCE: Hardcover from library hi! SYNOPSIS: Katarina Bishop has worn a lot of labels in her short life. Friend. Niece. Daughter. Thief. But for the last two months she’s simply been known as the girl who ran the crew that robbed the greatest museum in the world. That’s why Kat isn’t surprised when she’s […]
TITLE: HEIST SOCIETY AUTHOR: Ally Carter SERIES: Heist Society TYPE & SOURCE: Hardcover from library f SYNOPSIS: When Katarina Bishop was three, her parents took her on a trip to the Louvre…to case it. For her seventh birthday, Katarina and her Uncle Eddie traveled to Austria…to steal the crown jewels. When Kat turned fifteen, she planned a con of her own—scamming her way into the best boarding school in the country, determined to leave the family business behind. Unfortunately, leaving “the life” for a normal life proves […]
TITLE: DOUBLE CROSSED: A Spies and Thieves Story AUTHOR: Ally Carter SERIES: Crossover between the Gallagher Girls and Heist Society series (both by Ally Carter) SYNOPSIS: Macey McHenry—Glamorous society girl or spy-in-training?W.W. Hale V—Heir to an American dynasty or master thief?There are two sides to every coin. Whether these two can work together is a tossup.Born into privilege, Macey and Hale are experts at mingling with the upper class. But even if they’ve never raised an eyebrow at the glitz, neither teenager has ever felt at home with […]