Tag: REALLY ICY

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 – Pushing the Limits

Review – Pushing the Limits

Review: When I first heard about Pushing the Limits, I incorrectly assumed it was your typical book about a good girl who falls in love with a bad boy. Boy, was I wrong. The characters of Pushing the Limits were very 3D and well written. With every page, I learned a bit more about them and got a better understanding of what makes them tick and why they act a certain way. Even though I’ve never experienced anything quite like Noah or Echo did, I […]

Posted May 16, 2014 by Emz Chang in review / 1 Comment

Review – Taking Back Forever

Review – Taking Back Forever

I just got and finished reading the third and “final” book in the series when I realized I didn’t post a review for the last one so… here it is! 🙂 TITLE: Taking Back Forever AUTHOR: Karen Amanda Hooper SERIES: The Kindrily (#2) TYPE & SOURCE: Brought e-book SYNOPSIS: Forever is worth the fight.Maryah erased all memory of her past lives, but she couldn’t erase her soul mate Nathan, or his undying love. Now, Maryah and Nathan have a second chance at a future together, but first Maryah […]

Posted May 2, 2014 by Emz Chang in review / 0 Comments

Review – Letters to Nowhere

Review – Letters to Nowhere

TITLE: Letters to Nowhere AUTHOR: Julie Cross SERIES: Letters to Nowhere #1 SYNOPSIS: Set in the tough world of Elite Gymnastics…I’ve gotten used to the dead parents face. I’ve gotten used to living with my gymnastics coach. I’ve even adjusted to sharing a bathroom with his way-too-hot son. Dealing with boys is not something that’s made it onto my list of experiences as of yet. But here I am, doing it. And something about Jordan–being around him, talking to him, thinking about him–makes me feel like I can finally […]

Posted March 13, 2014 by Emz Chang in review / 0 Comments

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

Review – GRASPING AT ETERNITY

Review – GRASPING AT ETERNITY

TITLE: Grasping at Eternity AUTHOR: Karen Amanda Hooper SERIES: The Kindrily (#1) TYPE & SOURCE: Brought e-book SYNOPSIS: Leave it to Maryah Woodsen to break the one rule that will screw up eternity: Never erase your memories.Before entering this life, Maryah did the unthinkable—she erased. Now, at seventeen years old, she’s clueless that her new adoptive family has known her for centuries, that they are perpetually reincarnated souls, and that they have supernatural abilities. Oh, and she’s supposed to love (not despise) Nathan, the green-eyed daredevil who saved her […]

Posted November 15, 2013 by Emz Chang in review / 1 Comment

Review – SIA

Review – SIA

*I received a copy of this book for free in exchange for a review. This in no way affected my opinion of the book. TITLE: Sia AUTHOR: Josh Grayson TYPE & SOURCE: eARC from author SYNOPSIS: When seventeen-year-old Sia wakes up on a park bench, she has no idea who or where she is. Yet after a week of being homeless, she’s reunited with her family. At school, she’s powerful and popular. At home, she’s wealthy beyond her dreams. But she quickly realizes her perfect life is […]

Posted November 12, 2013 by Emz Chang in review / 1 Comment

Review – UNBREATHABLE

Review – UNBREATHABLE

*NOTE: I received an eARC for free. This in no way influenced my opinion about it. TITLE: Unbreathable AUTHOR: Hafsah Laziaf TYPE & SOURCE: eARC from author   SYNOPSIS: One hundred and fifty years ago, Earth was destroyed, and the remaining humans fled to the dusty red planet of Jutaire, where the only oxygen is manufactured, food is scarce, and death strikes often. When Lissa’s father discovers Earth still exists, she accidentally inhales the toxic air of Jutaire, and in one breath, discovers she isn’t quite human.Her […]

Posted October 24, 2013 by Emz Chang in review / 4 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