Tag Archives: death

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: ‘Under the Mesquite’ by Guadalupe Garcia McCall #ATBF12

Rating: 4 The Low Down: The stories of Lupita’s life, from her early childhood in Mexico, her move to the United States, her mother’s death and her graduation to being an adult. Best Thang ‘Bout It: I really didn’t think I would like it at... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Croak’ by Gina Damico #ATBF12

Rating: 4 The Low Down: Lex Bartleby has spiraled out of control – beating up kids at school, stealing stuff, swearing. The only friend she hasn’t lost is her twin sister, Cordy. Since her parents have reached the end of their respective ropes,... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Devine Intervention’ by Martha Brockenbrough #ATBF12

Rating: 4 The Low Down: Jerome is always talking to Heidi Devine. It seems the only time she doesn’t hear him is when she’s sleeping. Heidi can’t remember a time that he wasn’t there…in her head. Her best friend, Megan, talks her into... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ by John Green #RSReadathon

So I have two options. One, remove my reading glasses every time I need to wipe the tears from my eyes; or two, hold the book far enough away so I can read without my glasses and wipe my eyes as I read. I choose the latter, since the third option (stop... Read More | Share it now!

Q&D Review: ‘Miracle’ by Elizabeth Scott #ATBF12

Rating: 4 The Low Down: High school girl survives plane crash. Best Thang ‘Bout It: It’s real, it’s hard to read in places, and there’s no neat little bow at the end. I love fantasy and happy endings, but reading something that... Read More | Share it now!

Q&D Review: ‘Grave Mercy’ by Robin LaFevers

Rating: 4 Best Thang ‘Bout It: The writing is seamless and beautiful and the storytelling is amazing. The development of the characters is thoughtful and has plenty of depth. The historical aspect to this story, the connection to Death himself, and... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Something Like Normal’ by Trish Doller

I previously tweeted that I was going to allow myself to read books for pleasure for the remainder of the summer without the pressure of writing reviews. Well, I loved this book so much that I had to make sure others know about it, too. Travis... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Taste’ by Kate Evangelista

Phoenix McKay immediately breaks the number one rule at Barinkoff Academy: no students on campus after sundown. The punishment? Immediate expulsion. This is the only thing on her mind as she tries to race off of the school property before she’s too... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Neophyte’ by Emmalee Aple

So, you die. And now, you’re an angel. Sort of. Addisyn White perished just a few months shy of her high school graduation. Reborn as a neophyte, she has a few years to lose her humanness and become a full-fledged angel. She lives with her Link,... Read More | Share it now!