Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Throwback Review Tuesdays | Champion by Marie Lu

Champion (Legend, #3)

Champion (Legend #3)

Author: Marie Lu
Publisher: Putnam Juvenille
Page Number: 369
Genre: Dystopian
Publication Date: November 5, 2013
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
He is a Legend.

She is a Prodigy.

Who will be Champion?

June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic—and each other—and now their country is on the brink of a new existence. June is back in the good graces of the Republic, working within the government’s elite circles as Princeps-Elect, while Day has been assigned a high-level military position.

But neither could have predicted the circumstances that will reunite them: just when a peace treaty is imminent, a plague outbreak causes panic in the Colonies, and war threatens the Republic’s border cities. This new strain of plague is deadlier than ever, and June is the only one who knows the key to her country’s defense. But saving the lives of thousands will mean asking the one she loves to give up everything.

With heart-pounding action and suspense, Marie Lu’s bestselling trilogy draws to a stunning conclusion.

My Review:
Oh. My. Gods.
This book was absolutely gorgeous, I can't pick a favorite out of the three. Monday night, at 8:45 PM: "OH SHOOT I HAVE THAT THROWBACK TUESDAY THINGY. Oh dam, I have to read Champion."
12:05 AM Tuesday Morning: Finishes book.
This book flew threw so quickly. Jam-packed with action, romance, and everything. It was amazing.
I really...can't say anymore about sequels without spoiling anything...

Final Rating: 


Monday, March 30, 2015

Book Review | The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas

The Burning Sky (The Elemental Trilogy, #1)

The Burning Sky (The Elemental Trilogy #1)

Author: Sherry Thomas
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Page Number: 464
Genre: Fantasy
Publication Date: September 17, 2013
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
It all began with a ruined elixir and a bolt of lightning.

Iolanthe Seabourne is the greatest elemental mage of her generation—or so she's been told. The one prophesied for years to be the savior of The Realm. It is her duty and destiny to face and defeat the Bane, the most powerful tyrant and mage the world has ever known. This would be a suicide task for anyone, let alone a reluctant sixteen-year-old girl with no training.

Guided by his mother's visions and committed to avenging his family, Prince Titus has sworn to protect Iolanthe even as he prepares her for their battle with the Bane. But he makes the terrifying mistake of falling in love with the girl who should have been only a means to an end. Now, with the servants of the tyrant closing in, Titus must choose between his mission—and her life.

The Burning Sky—the first book in the Elemental Trilogy—is an electrifying and unforgettable novel of intrigue and adventure

My Review:
I picked this book up out of curiosity. There were mixed reviews from my friends and on Goodreads, but, my curiosity ran out. Marie Lu, Cinda Williams Chima, Rae Carson, AND Sarah J. Maas all blurbed it, calling it a "intricate fantasy" with a "gorgeous romance". I was intrigued. Defintely. It was a smart advertising choice, Publishing company. On Goodreads, it had mixed reviews. However, I wanted to try it out. So, I picked it up. It took me a pretty long time to get into it. And if it were not for me, trying to get on track with my Goodreads Challenge, I probably would have put it down. And that's my first thing-if you like books that have action on like, the first page, don't read this. This is fantasy, but the first 200 pages were all politics, and boring. Talking about stuff, blah blah blah. The action all came in the last 100 pages. The character, Iolanthe, despite having an awesome name, is an absolutely boring character. I yawned with her the whole book. Maybe that was the point, as the summary calls her "a reluctant sixteen-year-old girl with no training". Prince Titus, is our normal superhero guy dude. Boring. No personality at all. All he wants to do is save Iolanthe. 
The one thing I liked was the world building. It was an incredibly complex magic system, but I liked it. It was intricate, and complicated, which is my cup o' tea.
My problem with this book was the slow beginning, and the bland characters. Half the time, I couldn't tell Titus from Iolanthe, and that's bad, but there were about a gazillion a lot of other minor characters, with such similar names and personalities and actions, I got VERY confused. Titus was calling Iolanthe Fairfax half the time, and Iolanthe the other half, and I didn't know who the heck was talking. Actions happened so rapidly in the end, my head hurt. 
I don't know what's wrong. Typically, I understand high fantasy. I'm a high fantasy fanatic, after all. But...this book... *sighs* I really hoped to enjoy this book, but I really don't like it that much.

Final Rating: 


Friday, March 27, 2015

Throwback Review Tuesdays | Prodigy by Marie Lu


Prodigy (Legend, #2)

Prodigy (Legend #2)

Author: Marie Lu
Publisher: Putnam Juvenille
Page Number: 371
Genre: Dystopian
Publication Date: January 29, 2013
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
Injured and on the run, it has been seven days since June and Day barely escaped Los Angeles and the Republic with their lives. Day is believed dead having lost his own brother to an execution squad who thought they were assassinating him. June is now the Republic's most wanted traitor. Desperate for help, they turn to the Patriots - a vigilante rebel group sworn to bring down the Republic. But can they trust them or have they unwittingly become pawns in the most terrifying of political games

My Review:
I expected this book to be pretty good. It blew me away. Holy Hephaestus, this has GOT to be my favorite sequel. I remember picking this book up and being like, "Well, it's going to be good." and then, me reading it furiously, screaming, yelling, and sobbing. I never cry in books. Until I read Prodigy.
What I love most about the Legend trilogy is its simplistic writing that Lu manages to do, awfully well. June and Day are both pretty complex, and this book, you get to dive yourself into their minds once again. Beautiful. OMFG I SHIP THEM SO HARD. The ending though...
I can't write this review. Sorry. My soul is dying. *SOBBING*

Final Rating: 


Thursday, March 26, 2015

Book Review | Through the Ever Night by Veronica Rossi

Through the Ever Night (Under the Never Sky, #2)

Through the Ever Night (Under the Never Sky #2)

Author: Veronica Rossi
Publisher: HarperCollins
Page Number: 341
Genre: Dystopian/Science Fiction
Publication Date: January 8, 2014
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
It's been months since Aria last saw Perry. Months since Perry was named Blood Lord of the Tides, and Aria was charged with an impossible mission. Now, finally, they are about to be reunited. But their reunion is far from perfect. The Tides don't take kindly to Aria, a former Dweller. And with the worsening Aether storms threatening the tribe's precarious existence, Aria begins to fear that leaving Perry behind might be the only way to save them both.

Threatened by false friends and powerful temptations, Aria and Perry wonder, can their love survive through the ever night?

My Review:
I still don't knowif this trilogy is sci-fi or dystopian. WHY? TELL ME NOW.
OMFG. Whoa.
If I thought the first book was good, this was EXCEPTIONAL. Usually, sequels are like, badish. Well, minus Prodigy and Never Fade.
We got to see an insight of Liv, and her relationship with Roar. *FEELS* asdjfkl;adfjkl;asdfjkl; 
Aria and Perry, or course, had their own cutey moments. Everything was well developed; you could see how Aria got to a more strong and independent character. 
The writing, of course, was beautiful as always. 
In this book, you got to see more of the minorish characters, like Reef and Roar, develop their backstories a bit more, and even more for the major characters, like Aria and Perry, who are on my OTP list now. Quite high, in fact. I connected with the characters a whole lot more, too. 
Action...gods...there was SO much action in this, not much like the more romancey first book. I was hopping on my seat the whole time. Like I always do when there's a good action packed book.

Final Rating: 


Book Review | Unite Me by Tahereh Mafi (Destroy Me and Fracture Me)

Unite Me (Shatter Me, #1.5, #2.5)

Unite Me (Shatter Me, #1.5, #2.5)

Author: Tahereh Mafi
Publisher: HarperCollins
Page Number: 197
Genre: Dystopian
Publication Date: February 4, 2014
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
Perfect for fans of Tahereh Mafi’s New York Times bestselling Shatter Me trilogy, this book collects her two companion novellas, Fracture Me and Destroy Me, in print for the first time ever. It also features an exclusive look into Juliette’s journal and a preview of Ignite Me, the hotly anticipated final novel of the series.

Destroy Me tells the events between Shatter Me and Unravel Me from Warner’s point of view. Even though Juliette shot him in order to escape, Warner can’t stop thinking about her—and he’ll do anything to get her back. But when the Supreme Commander of The Reestablishment arrives, he has much different plans for Juliette. Plans Warner cannot allow.

Fracture Me is told from Adam’s perspective and bridges the gap between Unravel Me and Ignite Me. As the Omega Point rebels prepare to fight the Sector 45 soldiers, Adam's more focused on the safety of Juliette, Kenji, and his brother. The Reestablishment will do anything to crush the resistance . . . including killing everyone Adam cares about.

The Shatter Me series is perfect for fans who crave action-packed young adult novels with tantalizing romance like Divergent and The Hunger Games. This captivating story, which combines the best of dystopian and paranormal, was praised as “a thrilling, high-stakes saga of self-discovery and forbidden love” by Ransom Riggs, bestselling author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.

My Review:
Merp. This book wasn't anything special to me, it didn't really change my opinion of Adam or Warner.
I still didn't like them all that much, although I might be Team Warner. 
Like all novellas, they are just short little insights into what happened before/after, and although they weren't good, I don't like most novellas, so that's fine. 
Out of the two novellas, I think I prefered Destroy Me better, probably because since he has a pretty complex mind, it was interesting to take a sneak peek to how much he really loved Juliette.
Fracture Me would, alone, be a 2.5 to me, but it was okay. It wasn't action packed, in fact, none of them were action packed, so I didn't enjoy them much.

I don't want this to seem like a completely negative review, so I'll put some positive feedback as well!
Kenji, as all ways, is sassy and awesome. He probably was the one who influenced me to keep reading. It was well written, descriptive as always. 

Despite my mostly negative reviews, this is a must read for any Shatter Me fan, so I suggest you pick them up!

Final Rating: 


Thursday, March 19, 2015

Book Review | Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi

Ignite Me (Shatter Me, #3)

Ignite Me (Shatter Me #3)

Author: Tahereh Mafi
Publisher: Putnam Juvenille
Page Number: 421
Genre: Dystopian
Publication Date: February 4, 2014
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
The heart-stopping conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Shatter Me series, which Ransom Riggs, bestselling author of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, called “a thrilling, high-stakes saga of self-discovery and forbidden love.”

With Omega Point destroyed, Juliette doesn’t know if the rebels, her friends, or even Adam are alive. But that won’t keep her from trying to take down The Reestablishment once and for all. Now she must rely on Warner, the handsome commander of Sector 45. The one person she never thought she could trust. The same person who saved her life. He promises to help Juliette master her powers and save their dying world . . . but that’s not all he wants with her.

The Shatter Me series is perfect for fans who crave action-packed young adult novels with tantalizing romance like Divergent by Veronica Roth, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, and Legend by Marie Lu. Tahereh Mafi has created a captivating and original story that combines the best of dystopian and paranormal, and was praised by Publishers Weekly as “a gripping read from an author who’s not afraid to take risks.” Now this final book brings the series to a shocking and satisfying end.

My Review:
This book was really amazing. Quite different from what I expected. I really liked that we got an insight into Warner's life; it made me understand his life better, and his new relationship with Juliette. This book was written so much better, no more crossed out lines and less line run on sentences. Ignite Me was a beautiful read.
I was really surprised at Adam, and how he reacted. That didn't seem very Adam-like to do, but again, Juliette was crushing his heart. I do want to see where he goes on with James and Kenji.
Oh...Kenji. I love Kenji. He's just awesome...
Finally, the world building was still a bit off. I still was confused, but it was better.

Final Rating: 


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Book Review | Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

Under the Never Sky (Under the Never Sky, #1)

Under the Never Sky (Under the Never Sky #1)

Author: Veronica Rossi
Publisher: HarperCollins
Page Number: 374
Genre: Science Fiction
Publication Date: January 3, 2012
Synopsis from Goodreads:  
Since she'd been on the outside, she'd survived an Aether storm, she'd had a knife held to her throat, and she'd seen men murdered. 
This was worse. 
Exiled from her home, the enclosed city of Reverie, Aria knows her chances of surviving in the outer wasteland--known as The Death Shop--are slim. If the cannibals don't get her, the violent, electrified energy storms will. She's been taught that the very air she breathes can kill her. Then Aria meets an Outsider named Perry. He's wild--a savage--and her only hope of staying alive.

A hunter for his tribe in a merciless landscape, Perry views Aria as sheltered and fragile--everything he would expect from a Dweller. But he needs Aria's help too; she alone holds the key to his redemption. Opposites in nearly every way, Aria and Perry must accept each other to survive. Their unlikely alliance forges a bond that will determine the fate of all who live under the never sky.

My Review:
This was not what I was expecting. At all.
I needed more science fiction, so I picked up this book, hoping it would be good.
It was good.
It just wasn't what I'd expected then. I don't even know what I was expecting. This book was on my TBR pile for a LONG time. No, not really.
This book certainly had a plot twist that caught me off guard.
And it was really better than I thought it'd be.
The writing was something I missed, something I hadn't seen in a pretty long time, done well.
The two main characters, Lilac. No. Great. No I'm thinking about These Broken Stars and breaking down. Aria and Perry had alternating POVs, which I hadn't seen done well since the Legend Trilogy by Marie Lu.
I really liked that instead of love at first sight, like some authors do, Aria and Perry just form a formal, friendly relationship, that wasn't too deep. Of course, I knew they were going to get together, but I liked how Rossi slowly developed that relationship. 
And of course, there's Talon. He reminds me a bit of Zu from The Darkest Minds and James from Shatter Me. These people all have on thing in common - they're young, but they're awesome.
How could I forget Roar? Roar is really kick butt. I really enjoyed his character, he's probably my favorite character. I also really wanted to see him with Liv, Perry's sister...but that's for another time...right??? *hopeful looks*
Aria was a dry character in the beginning, but she really did develop. I started to find her less annoying as time went on. 
Perry was meh for me. He's the typical hero in a story. I didn't hate him, but I didn't like him that much either.
The world building was also kind of meh for me. Sometimes, I got confused on where and what was going on, which happens a lot in science fiction.
However, overall, I liked this book a lot. Definitely checking out the second book. 

Final Rating: 



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Monday, March 16, 2015

Throwback Review Tuesday | Legend by Marie Lu

Legend (Legend, #1)

Legend (Legend #1)

Author: Marie Lu
Publisher: Putnam Juvenille
Page Number: 305
Genre: Dystopian
Publication Date: April 29, 2011
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
From different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths...

Until June's brother is murdered, and Day becomes the prime suspect.

In a shocking turn of events, the two uncover what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths to which their country will go to keep its secrets.

My Review:
This is a throwback review, and I love all the throwback books I review. They're my absolute favorites. 
I loved Legend the moment I read the blurb.
Okay, maybe not that dramatic.
I picked up this book, judging it by the cover. I was interested in this book; it sounded pretty interesting and I had heard great things about it.
And I was right.
I dove into this book during class, got it taken away, got it back, and stayed up until what, 11 reading this book. 
It was worth it.
Both June and Day are role-models to me. They develop immensely in this trilogy.
June is the smartest, most badass, awesome character since Hermione Granger and Annabeth Chase.
In this book, I got the Hermione I was missing in previous dystopians I was reading.
She kicks so much ass, it's crazy.
And Day. Day is my motivation. My motivation to keep going through the day. 
He's gone through so much, and he just keeps on going.
"Each day means a new twenty-four hours. Each day means everything's possible again. You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time."
How amazing and motivating is that?
I love Marie Lu's writing. It's so simplistic, but descriptive and gorgeous at the same time. 
This book is my dystopian soul. I love this book. It brought me to tears, which never happens. 

Final Rating: 


Book Review | Where She Went by Gayle Forman

Where She Went (If I Stay, #2)

Where She Went (If I Stay #2)

Author: Gayle Forman
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
Page Number: 264
Genre: Contemporary
Publication Date: April 5, 2011
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
It's been three years since the devastating accident . . . three years since Mia walked out of Adam's life forever.
Now living on opposite coasts, Mia is Juilliard's rising star and Adam is LA tabloid fodder, thanks to his new rock star status and celebrity girlfriend. When Adam gets stuck in New York by himself, chance brings the couple together again, for one last night. As they explore the city that has become Mia's home, Adam and Mia revisit the past and open their hearts to the future - and each other.

Told from Adam's point of view in the spare, lyrical prose that defined If I Stay, Where She Went explores the devastation of grief, the promise of new hope, and the flame of rekindled romance.

My Review:
My thoughts on this book.
I basically read this book after testing, and I was hyperventilating in my seat. Literally.
This book was just as gorgeous and well written as If I Stay
I was a bit hesitant to read this book because it was written in Adam's perspective, and seeing that he was smoking and stuff, I didn't want to immediately read this after If I Stay. However, since If I Stay was such a good book, I surprisingly, still remembered quite a few things.
My problem with this book was Adam.
I loved him in If I Stay, but in this book...
Just no.
I know that he's heartbroken without Mia and stuff, but why would he do all this???
I just...
I'm sorry, Gayle Forman, this book should've earned at least a 95%, but sorry.
I didn't like Adam.

Final Rating: 


Saturday, March 14, 2015

Book Review | Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi

Unravel Me (Shatter Me, #2)

Unravel Me (Shatter Me, #2)

Author: Tahereh Mafi
Publisher: HarperCollins
Page Number: 461
Genre: Dystopian
Publication Date: February 5, 2013
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
it's almost
time for war.

Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance.

She's finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch.

Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible.

In this exhilarating sequel to Shatter Me, Juliette has to make life-changing decisions between what she wants and what she thinks is right. Decisions that might involve choosing between her heart—and Adam's life.

My Review: 
Those were my thoughts throughout the middle to the end of the book. 
What's going on??? 
Team Adam or Team Warner?
I used to think I loved Adam, but that's not true anymore. He's just so desperate for Juliette, she's like an obsession now. Siriusly. It's crazy. It's like Snape and Lily from Harry Potter. It's crazy.
And then, Warner appears, and is all like, "JULIETTE. I LOVE YOU. "
Like, why the heck???
Also, the crossed out lines and run on sentences that were okay before? 
Nope. I'm tired sick of them. It's too much. 
And the fact that Adam and Warner are brothers, and that Warner has a first name-MIND BLOWN. This book was way musher than Shatter Me. However, I did enjoy it somewhat, it just wasn't what I expected.
I still liked the descriptive writing, though. I'm disappointed in this book. I'll still try Ignite Me though. Tell me what you think of it in the comments below.

Final Rating: 


Thursday, March 12, 2015

Book Review | Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken

Never Fade (The Darkest Minds, #2)

Never Fade (The Darkest Minds #2)

Author: Alexandra Bracken
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Page Number: 512
Genre: Dystopian
Publication Date: October 15, 2013
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
Ruby never asked for the abilities that almost cost her her life. Now she must call upon them on a daily basis, leading dangerous missions to bring down a corrupt government and breaking into the minds of her enemies. Other kids in the Children’s League call Ruby “Leader”, but she knows what she really is: a monster.

When Ruby is entrusted with an explosive secret, she must embark on her most dangerous mission yet: leaving the Children’s League behind. Crucial information about the disease that killed most of America’s children—and turned Ruby and the others who lived into feared and hated outcasts—has survived every attempt to destroy it. But the truth is only saved in one place: a flashdrive in the hands of Liam Stewart, the boy Ruby once believed was her future—and who now wouldn’t recognize her.

As Ruby sets out across a desperate, lawless country to find Liam—and answers about the catastrophe that has ripped both her life and America apart—she is torn between old friends and the promise she made to serve the League. Ruby will do anything to protect the people she loves. But what if winning the war means losing herself?

My Review: 
I'm trying to keep this spoiler free and I keep failing. This is my 3rd time. XD
GODS OF OLYMPUS. I can't even start this review. This book took me a really long time to get into, like about 50 pages, but that because I was reading other stuff, so that doesn't count. I was about halfway through and I marathoned it all in one day. In this book, they introduce some new characters: Vida and Jude. Vida is freaking amazing. She has awesome blue hair (KAROU), is a blue, and can seriously kick ass. Jude, as a 15 year old (at the end) is incredibly mature. He knows how to keep care of his powers, and is really sweet. Honestly, he reminded me of Zu. Well, sort of.
Bracken's writing, once again, kept me on my seat. I was reading this in class (SHHH), and my friend next to me literally had to pull me back on my seat when I was reading it. The Darkest Minds was action packed, but Never Fade was that times like, 100. Awesome action filled a lot of the book, and I really enjoyed that.
The ending though...

Final Rating: 


Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Book Review | Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1)

Author: Tahereh Mafi
Publisher: HarperCollins
Page Number: 388
Genre: Dystopian
Publication Date: November 15, 2011
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
I have a curse.
I have a gift.

I am a monster.
I'm more than human. 

My touch is lethal.
My touch is power. 

I am their weapon.
I will fight back.

Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days.

The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal. As long as she doesn’t hurt anyone else, no one really cares. The world is too busy crumbling to pieces to pay attention to a 17-year-old girl. Diseases are destroying the population, food is hard to find, birds don’t fly anymore, and the clouds are the wrong color.

The Reestablishment said their way was the only way to fix things, so they threw Juliette in a cell. Now so many people are dead that the survivors are whispering war – and The Reestablishment has changed its mind. Maybe Juliette is more than a tortured soul stuffed into a poisonous body. Maybe she’s exactly what they need right now.

Juliette has to make a choice: Be a weapon. Or be a warrior.

My Review: 
Gods of Olympus, I have NEVER seen a dystopian like this in my whole life. This is insane. I really enjoyed Juliette's character development in this whole story, from being a insecure, not confident, shy girl, to becoming not the strongest heroine I've ever seen, but having the biggest character development. She freaking kicks Warner's ass butt good in this book. Adam is so lovely. I haven't been spoiled yet at all, because none of my friends really like dystopians, so I haven't seen anyone read it. Also, the writing style was so different from what I've read before. (And I've read a weird books before. Like a book written from the ending to the beginning. It was insane.) I enjoyed reading from this new way, with crossed out words, and run-on sentences, although the sentences did get a little long. However, I do think that it was a bit gushy and the romance was a bit cheesy, and seriously. No offense, Juliette, but I know how hot he is. 

Final Rating: 



Sunday, March 1, 2015

Most Anticipated Books of 2015!

 Most Anticipated Books of 2015!
As the title states, I'm doing the most anticipated books of 2015, for me, at least.
I will not cover any of the books that have already been released, but that does not mean that I did not anticipate them.
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Carry OnExpected Publication: October 6, 2015
Carry On
By: Rainbow Rowell

OMG!! It's actually happening? They're creating the fanfic Cath wrote? That's incredible. Since it's based off Harry Potter, and I love Harry Potter, I can't wait to read this!!  

Summary on Goodreads: 
Simon Snow just wants to relax and savor his last year at the Watford School of Magicks, but no one will let him. His girlfriend broke up with him, his best friend is a pest, and his mentor keeps trying to hide him away in the mountains where maybe he’ll be safe. Simon can’t even enjoy the fact that his roommate and longtime nemesis is missing, because he can’t stop worrying about the evil git. Plus there are ghosts. And vampires. And actual evil things trying to shut Simon down. When you’re the most powerful magician the world has ever known, you never get to relax and savor anything.

Carry On is a ghost story, a love story, a mystery and a melodrama. It has just as much kissing and talking as you’d expect from a Rainbow Rowell story — but far, far more monsters.

The Heir (The Selection, #4)Expected Publication: May 5, 2015
The Heir (The Selection, #4)

By: Kiera Cass

The cover, like always, is gorgeous. I'm interested to see how it will go, with all the caste removals and what not. I'm also interested to see how it is with guys as the Selected, rather than girls, which will be quite interesting.
I don't have much about this book, but I'm still interested! :)

Summary from Goodreads:
Twenty years ago, America Singer entered the Selection and won Prince Maxon’s heart. Now the time has come for Princess Eadlyn to hold a Selection of her own. Eadlyn doesn’t expect her Selection to be anything like her parents’ fairy-tale love story. But as the competition begins, she may discover that finding her own happily ever after isn’t as impossible as she always thought.


By: Marie Lu

I enjoyed The Young Elites, and it was SO different from Legend...just whoa. I was mind blown. And it ended on a cliffhanger, so I'm so pumped for this book. Marie Lu, as one one of my favorite authors, will probably make this amazing (YOU BETTER) No cover though. :(

Summary from Goodreads: 
Once upon a time, a girl had a father, a prince, a society of friends. Then they betrayed her, and she destroyed them all.

Adelina Amouteru’s heart has suffered at the hands of both family and friends, turning her down the bitter path of revenge. Now known and feared as the White Wolf, she and her sister flee Kenettra to find other Young Elites in the hopes of building her own army of allies. Her goal: to strike down the Inquisition Axis, the white-cloaked soldiers that murdered her love, the Crown Prince Enzo Valenciano.

But Adelina is no heroine. Her powers, fed only by fear and hate, have started to grow beyond her control. She does not trust her newfound Elite friends. Teren Santoro, leader of the Inquisition, wants her dead. And her former friends, Raffaele and the Dagger Society, want to stop her thirst for vengeance. Adelina struggles to cling to the good within her. But how can someone be good, when her very existence depends on darkness?

A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)

Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass, #4)

Oh, would you look at that. Another Sarah J. Maas book

The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1)Expected Publication: October 6, 2015
The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1)
By: Rick Riordan

GODS I WANT THIS BOOK SO BADLY. GIMME DA BOOK, ASAP. *tries to grab virtual book but fails terribly*
I just can't wait to see what Uncle Rick has in store for us in this highly anticipated new series.

Summary from Goodreads: 
Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers.

One day, he’s tracked down by a man he’s never met—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. The man tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god.

The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years.

When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision.

Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die . . .

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Hello, and welcome!
I'm Beatrice, and this is my blog: YA Lovin'
I love reading, and I'm a proud fanwarrior.
And I'm in a HECKA lot of fandoms. (if you're wondering my strange cursing ways, I'm trying to keep this PG.)
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I'm going to try to post reviews and tags and cover reveals all on this blog!

Before we get started, here's my review system:
I've changed systems, depending on what I like, and I think I've decided on snowflakes! :)
❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄ (10 Snowflakes)
OMFG I ADORED THIS BOOK. These books will be on my Goodreads "favorites" shelf.
❄ (9 Snowflakes)  
This book was not what I was expecting, but I enjoyed it nevertheless.
❄ (8 Snowflakes)
This book was really good, but it had some flaws.
❄ (7 Snowflakes)
It had a good idea, but it was poorly written, or I disliked some part of it.
❄ (6 Snowflakes)
It had a okay idea, but was boring.
❄ (5 Snowflakes)
Bad premise, bad writing, somethings enjoyable.
❄ (4 Snowflakes)
UGH. I barely got through this. Definitely not a book I would recommend.
❄ (3 Snowflakes) 
Terrible book, DNF at about 75%
❄ (2 Snowflakes)
DNF at about 50%
❄ (1 Snowflake)

I probably won't use 1-3, because I don't review DNF books, but that's just a general, vague description. 
Well, that's it for now!

Signing Off,