Category Archives: Texas Teen Book Festival

It’s THIS WEEKEND: All The Info You Need About the Texas Teen Book Festival

For more information, please contact: Brenda Thompson, 512-461-5644 brenda@brendathompson.com October 14, 2014 Texas Teen Book Festival this weekend! James Dashner, Lauren Oliver among headliners; Saturday, Oct. 18  AUSTIN—The Texas Teen Book... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Time Between Us’ by Tamara Ireland Stone #ATBF12

Rating: 4 The Low Down: Anna Greene and Bennett Cooper have met under the strangest of circumstances. It’s 1995, and on her morning run at a nearby track, Anna sees someone in the stands. Watching her. He smiles at her like he knows her. When she... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Beautiful Creatures’ by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl #ATBF12

Rating: 3.5 The Low Down: Gatlin is a small, southern town in South Carolina. It is small in every sense of the word. There are the DAR ladies who love to gossip about everyone’s lineage. The same girls are cheerleader and win the Peach Pageant every... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘The Diviners’ by Libba Bray #ATBF12

A warning: this is going to be an incredibly difficult review to write. This book is huge, has a multitude of characters and is crazy good. I hope I can pull it together enough so I don’t blather on like an idiot. Oops, too late. Let’s start... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Arise’ by Tara Hudson #ATBF12

***IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE FIRST BOOK IN THE SERIES, THERE WILL BE SPOILERS*** Rating: 4 The Low Down: Despite her feelings for Joshua, Amelia knows that their relationship is not going to get any easier. She’s a ghost, he’s 100% alive. He will... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Poison Princess’ by Kresley Cole #ATBF12

Rating: 4 The Low Down: Evie has had a tough summer. Sure, she got to get away for a bit, but she’s not going to tell her boyfriend, Brandon or her best friend, Mel that it was to a behavioral clinic and not deportment camp. At the end of her... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Scorch’ by Gina Damico #ATBF12

***IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE FIRST BOOK IN THE SERIES, THERE WILL BE SPOILERS*** Rating: 4 The Low Down: Zara has escaped and is on the run. The Croak newspaper, The Obituary, is full of stories where Zara has been gallivanting around and damning bad... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘False Memory’ by Dan Krokos #ATBF12

Rating: 3.5 The Low Down: Miranda North seems to have amnesia. She knows her name, but can’t remember how she ended up at the mall (or much of anything else for that matter). Her anger gets the best of her when an unhelpful security guard refuses to... Read More | Share it now!

Living in a Bubble #ATBF12

Fun thing at the Austin Teen Book Festival. Life-sized book cover! @OhweewahFilmz enjoyed herself immensely! ... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Unspoken’ by Sarah Rees Brennan #ATBF12

Rating: 4.5 The Low Down: Sorry-in-the-Vale is a small town in England where certainly something has happened since its founding by the Lynburn family back in the 1400s…and Kami Glass is determined to find it. For the Lynburn mansion is about to... Read More | Share it now!