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Review – Confessions of a Murder Suspect

Review – Confessions of a Murder Suspect

REVIEW: Confessions of a Murder Suspect is about what you would expect with it’s title. The story is told through the eyes of Tandy Angel, a murder suspect in the mystery of her rich parents’ murders. It centers on the search to not only clear her name but also on the search of finding the real killer. I thought Confessions of a Murder Suspect was an interesting read. For one, Tandy literally addresses the reader like “dear reader” as if she was writing a great […]

Posted July 1, 2014 by Emz Chang in review / 0 Comments

Review – Uninvited by Sophie Jordan

Review – Uninvited by Sophie Jordan

TITLE: Uninvited AUTHOR: Sophie Jordan SERIES: Uninvited #1 TYPE & SOURCE: Borrowed hardcover SYNOPSIS: The Scarlet Letter meets Minority Report in bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s chilling new novel about a teenage girl who is ostracized when her genetic test proves she’s destined to become a murderer.When Davy Hamilton’s tests come back positive for Homicidal Tendency Syndrome (HTS)-aka the kill gene-she loses everything. Her boyfriend ditches her, her parents are scared of her, and she can forget about her bright future at Juilliard. Davy doesn’t feel any different, but genes […]

Posted May 23, 2014 by Emz Chang in review / 1 Comment

Review – Being Sloane Jacobs

Review – Being Sloane Jacobs

TITLE: Being Sloane Jacobs AUTHOR: Lauren Morrill PUBLISHER: Delacorte Press SYNOPSIS: Meet Sloane Emily Jacobs: a seriously stressed-out figure-skater from Washington, D.C., who choked during junior nationals and isn’t sure she’s ready for a comeback. What she does know is that she’d give anything to escape the mass of misery that is her life.Now meet Sloane Devon Jacobs, a spunky ice hockey player from Philly who’s been suspended from her team for too many aggressive hip checks. Her punishment? Hockey camp, now, when she’s playing the worst […]

Posted March 7, 2014 by Emz Chang in review / 0 Comments

Review – Hemlock

Review – Hemlock

TITLE: Hemlock AUTHOR: Kathleen Peacock SERIES: Hemlock #1 PUBLISHER: Katherine Tegen Books SYNOPSIS: Mackenzie and Amy were best friends. Until Amy was brutally murdered.Since then, Mac’s life has been turned upside down. She is being haunted by Amy in her dreams, and an extremist group called the Trackers has come to Mac’s hometown of Hemlock to hunt down Amy’s killer:A white werewolf.Lupine syndrome–also known as the werewolf virus–is on the rise across the country. Many of the infected try to hide their symptoms, but bloodlust is not easy to […]

Posted January 23, 2014 by Emz Chang in review / 2 Comments

Series in Review – Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Series in Review – Percy Jackson and the Olympians

In honor of the release of the new Heroes of Olympus book, The House of Hades, I decided to review the Percy Jackson books… The Lightning Thief(Book #1) The Sea of Monsters(Book #2) The Titan’s Curse(Book #3) The Battle of the Labyrinth(Book #4) The Last Olympian(Book #5)   SERIES: Percy Jackson and the Olympians AUTHOR: Rick Riordan STATUS: CompletedBOOKS: Do I really need to list them all? RELATED: There are a lot of short stories and a sequel series called The Heroes of Olympus. SYNOPSIS: Percy Jackson is […]

Posted October 10, 2013 by Emz Chang in review, Series in Review / 2 Comments

Review – CITY OF BONES

Review – CITY OF BONES

The movie version of this book is coming out soon so I decided to finally write a review for it. The first time I read this book was a few years ago, but I just finished reading it again a few days ago. It’s something I like to do before a movie adapted from a book comes out. Read the book it was adapted from or reread it, I mean. Anyways, on to the review… TITLE: City of Bones AUTHOR: Cassandra Clare SERIES: The Mortal Instruments #1 SYNOPSIS: When […]

Posted August 16, 2013 by Emz Chang in review / 4 Comments

Review – NOBODY

Review – NOBODY

TITLE: NOBODY AUTHOR: Jennifer Lynn Barnes TYPE & SOURCE: Hardcover from library     SYNOPSIS: There are people in this world who are Nobody. No one sees them. No one notices them. They live their lives under the radar, forgotten as soon as you turn away.That’s why they make the perfect assassins.The Institute finds these people when they’re young and takes them away for training. But an untrained Nobody is a threat to their organization. And threats must be eliminated.Sixteen-year-old Claire has been invisible her whole life, missed […]

Posted May 17, 2013 by Emz Chang in review / 2 Comments

Review – DARK TRIUMPH

Review – DARK TRIUMPH

TITLE: DARK TRIUMPH AUTHOR: Robin LaFevers SERIES: His Fair Assassin (#2) TYPE & SOURCE: Hardcover from library Hi! SYNOPSIS: Sybella’s duty as Death’s assassin in 15th-century France forces her return home to the personal hell that she had finally escaped. Love and romance, history and magic, vengeance and salvation converge in this thrilling sequel to Grave Mercy.Sybella arrives at the convent’s doorstep half mad with grief and despair. Those that serve Death are only too happy to offer her refuge—but at a price. The convent views Sybella, […]

Posted May 10, 2013 by Emz Chang in review / 0 Comments

Review – PERFECT SCOUNDRELS

Review – PERFECT SCOUNDRELS

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 […]

Posted April 26, 2013 by Emz Chang in review / 0 Comments

Review – UNCOMMON CRIMINALS

Review – UNCOMMON CRIMINALS

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 […]

Posted April 12, 2013 by Emz Chang in review / 0 Comments