Tag Archives: war

Release Day Review: ‘Crow Hollow’ by Michael Wallace #BookBirthday

Crow Hollow was chosen as my free book of the month from Amazon. There were no YA titles offered, and I was intrigued by the description of this adult historical fiction title. I was not disappointed in my choice. James Bailey, on the commission of... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘These Broken Stars’ by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner #COYER

Tarver Merendson is an eighteen-year-old major who is being celebrated by the rich and famous for his exploits in battle. He’s definitely not from this side of the tracks, but he’s the latest interest-du-jour of those who have never had to... Read More | Share it now!

Review: The Body in the Woods by April Henry #COYER

Alexis, Nick and Ruby are three very different teens. Alexis doesn’t want anyone to know about her mother’s mental struggles; Nick needs to prove his worthiness to his dead father; and Ruby wishes that she could be a little more... Read More | Share it now!

Author Requested Review: ‘I Was Here – Before You Came’ by Camelia Miron Skiba

A story set in the days of the Romans, this the story of the Dacian people and their thirst for revenge. The Romans were the only group who ever bested the Dacians; as is the custom, they killed the king and took over their lands. The son of the late... Read More | Share it now!

Book Review: ‘Scarlet’ by Marissa Meyer #TakeControlTBR

***IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE FIRST BOOK IN THE SERIES, THERE WILL BE SPOILERS*** Rating: 4 The Low Down: Scarlet’s grandmother is missing, and no one seems to care except her. Sure, she’s eccentric and prefers to stay on her farm instead of mixing... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Personal Effects’ by E. M. Kokie #ATBF12

Rating: 4 The Low Down: Matt has been pretty angry ever since his brother, T.J., was killed in Iraq. There’s not anyone to talk to about it – not his hard-ass, talks-with-his-fists former-military dad; not the ineffectual school counselor; not... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘The Girl of Fire and Thorns’ by Rae Carson #ATBF12

Rating: 3.5 The Low Down: On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Elisa is married off to the handsome king of neighboring country Joya d’Arena. Along with her hand comes the promise of aid during an mounting war between that country and a neighboring... 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: ‘Angel Evolution’ by David Estes

Taylor Kingston is off to college, away from her slightly over-protective Dad and the memories of her Mom, who died when Taylor was thirteen. It would be great if she would leave the recurring dream of the menacing snake behind as well, but that... Read More | Share it now!