Genre: Science Fiction

Revived by Cat Patrick: Review

Revived by Cat Patrick: Revi..

Revived by Cat Patrick on May 1st 2012 Genres: Young Adult, Girls & Women, Love & Romance, Mysteries & Detective Stories, Social Issues, Death & Dying, Science Fiction Pages: 352 Buy on Amazon Goodreads It started with a bus crash.Daisy Appleby was a little girl when it happened, and she barely remembers the accident or being brought back to life. At that moment, though, she became one of the first subjects in a covert government program that tests a drug called Revive.Now fifteen, Daisy has died and been Revived five times. Each death means a new name, a new city, a new identity. The only constant in Daisy’s life is constant change.Then Daisy meets Matt and Audrey McKean, charismatic siblings who quickly become her first real friends. But if she’s […]

Posted May 29, 2012
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Of Poseidon by Anna Banks: Review

Of Poseidon by Anna Banks: R..

Of Poseidon by Anna Banks Series: The Syrena Legacy #1 Published by Macmillan on May 22, 2012 Genres: Young Adult, Love & Romance, Fantasy & Magic, Science Fiction, Mermaids Pages: 326 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Galen, a Syrena prince, searches land for a girl he’s heard can communicate with fish. It’s while Emma is on vacation at the beach that she meets Galen. Although their connection is immediate and powerful, Galen’s not fully convinced that Emma’s the one he’s been looking for. That is, until a deadly encounter with a shark proves that Emma and her Gift may be the only thing that can save his kingdom. He needs her help–no matter what the risk. Loved this one! I got wrapped up in this story early on and flew through […]

Posted May 25, 2012
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Shatter Me by Taherah Mafi: Audio Review

Shatter Me by Taherah Mafi: ..

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi Narrator: Kate Simses Series: Shatter Me #1 Published by HarperCollins on November 15, 2011 Genres: Young Adult, Love & Romance, Social Issues, Adolescence, Science Fiction, Dystopian Pages: 352 Format: Audio Source: HarperCollins Audio I received this book for free from HarperCollins Audio in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Buy on Amazon Goodreads “You can’t touch me,” I whisper. I’m lying, is what I don’t tell him. He can touch me, is what I’ll never tell him. But things happen when people touch me. Strange things. Bad things. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal, but The Reestablishment has plans for her. Plans to use her as a weapon. But Juliette […]

Posted May 9, 2012
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The Obsidian Blade by Pete Hautman: Audio Review

The Obsidian Blade by Pete H..

The Obsidian Blade by Pete Hautman Narrator: Joshua Swanson Series: The Klaatu Diskos #1 Published by Candlewick Press, Brilliance Audio on 2012 Genres: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Family, General Pages: 308 Format: Audio Source: Brilliance Audio I received this book for free from Brilliance Audio in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Buy on Amazon Goodreads Kicking off a riveting sci-fi trilogy, National Book Award winner Pete Hautman plunges us into a world where time is a tool — and the question is, who will control it? The first time his father disappeared, Tucker Feye had just turned thirteen. The Reverend Feye simply climbed on the roof to fix a shingle, let out a scream, and vanished […]

Posted May 2, 2012
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The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi: Review

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The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi Series: Ship Breaker #2 on May 1st 2012 Genres: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopian, Action & Adventure, Survival Stories, Social Issues, Violence Pages: 448 Format: Advanced Review Copy Source: Little Brown Books for Young Readers I received this book for free from Little Brown Books for Young Readers in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Buy on Amazon Goodreads Soldier boys emerged from the darkness. Guns gleamed dully. Bullet bandoliers and scars draped their bare chests. Ugly brands scored their faces. She knew why these soldier boys had come. She knew what they sought, and she knew, too, that if they found it, her best friend would surely die.In a dark […]

Posted April 27, 2012
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Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo: Review

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bar..

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo Series: The Grisha #1 Published by Macmillan on June 5, 2012 Genres: Young Adult, Action & Adventure, General, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy & Magic, Monsters, Science Fiction Pages: 358 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee. Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment is attacked on the Fold and her best friend is brutally injured, Alina reveals a dormant power that saves his life–a power that could be the key to setting her war-ravaged country free. Wrenched from […]

Posted April 26, 2012
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Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin: Review

Masque of the Red Death by B..

Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin Series: Masque of the Red Death #1 Published by HarperCollins on March 26, 2013 Genres: Young Adult, Love & Romance, Action & Adventure, General, Science Fiction Pages: 352 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Desire is contagious A devastating plague has decimated thepopulation, and those who are left live in fear of catching it as the city crumbles around them. So what does Araby Worth have to live for? Nights in the Debauchery Club, beautiful dresses, glittery makeup . . . and tantalizing ways to forget it all. But in the depths of the club, Araby will find more than oblivion. She will find Will, the terribly handsome proprietor of the club, and Elliott, the wickedly smart aristocrat. Both have secrets. Everyone does. And […]

Posted April 24, 2012
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Pure by Julianna Baggott: Re..

Pure by Julianna Baggott Series: Pure #1 Published by Grand Central Publishing on February 8, 2012 Genres: Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure, Thrillers, General Pages: 448 Buy on Amazon Goodreads We know you are here, our brothers and sisters . . . Pressia barely remembers the Detonations or much about life during the Before. In her sleeping cabinet behind the rubble of an old barbershop where she lives with her grandfather, she thinks about what is lost-how the world went from amusement parks, movie theaters, birthday parties, fathers and mothers . . . to ash and dust, scars, permanent burns, and fused, damaged bodies. And now, at an age when everyone is required to turn themselves over to the militia to either be trained as a soldier or, […]

Posted April 12, 2012
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BZRK by Michael Grant: Audio Review

BZRK by Michael Grant: Audio..

BZRK by Michael Grant Narrator: Nico Evers-Swindell Series: BZRK #1 Published by Egmont USA, Brilliance Audio on 2013 Genres: Young Adult, Action & Adventure, General, Family, Siblings, Science & Technology, Science Fiction, Dystopian Pages: 386 Format: Audio Source: Brilliance Audio I received this book for free from Brilliance Audio in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Buy on Amazon Goodreads Love The Hunger Games?  Action-adventure thrillers with a dystopian twist? BZRK (Berserk) by Michael Grant, New York Times best-selling author of the GONE series, ramps up the action and suspense to a whole new level of excitement.   Set in the near future, BZRK is the story of a war for control of the human mind.  Charles […]

Posted April 3, 2012
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Starters by Lissa Price: Review

Starters by Lissa Price: Rev..

Starters by Lissa Price Series: Starters #1 Published by Delacorte Press on 2012 Genres: Young Adult, Action & Adventure, General, Family, Siblings, Science Fiction, Dystopian Pages: 336 Format: Advanced Review Copy Source: Random House I received this book for free from Random House in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Buy on Amazon Goodreads “Readers who have been waiting for a worthy successor to Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games will find it here. Dystopian sci-fi at its best, Starters is a terrific series kickoff with a didn’t-see-that-coming conclusion that will leave readers on the edges of their seats . . .” raves the Los Angeles Times. In the future, teens rent their bodies to seniors who want […]

Posted March 19, 2012
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