Tense, intriguing, enthralling… Rose Petal Grave by Olivia Wildenstein Review

♥ The Blurb ♥   ANCIENT SECRETS CANNOT REMAIN BURIED FOREVER. Founded two centuries ago by a powerful tribe of Gottwa Indians, Rowan was a quiet town, so quiet that I fled after graduation. Staying away was the plan, but Mom died suddenly. Dad said she suffered a stroke after she dug up one of […]

Standalone Sunday March 12th 2017

Standalone Sunday is a feature created by Megan@bookslayereads where each Sunday a standalone book (not part of a series) that I loved or would recommend will be featured! I love that meme as it takes little time to do (I’m always running like the real busy bee I am) AND I get to promote a […]

Emotional overload! Art and Soul by Brittainy C. Cherry

5 poignant stars.     ♥ The Blurb ♥   I had always been the invisible art student in high school. Passed by. Glossed over. Unnoticed. Now I was Aria Watson… that girl. After one bad decision, and being labeled a slut, I was no longer unseen. I was the whore. The ignoramus. The tramp. […]

Ultimatum by KM Walton. Brutaly honest.

“We had an ultimatum, didn’t we? Go our separate ways, do our own thing…”   4 to 4,5 « complicated » stars   An ARC has been kindly provided by SOURCEBOOKS Fire, via NetGalley.com, in exchange for an honest review.   First of all this story is not “all one thing”. It’s complicated and brutal in its […]

Jennifer Niven I Hate Loving You All The Bright Places or when a book leaves you bereft

3 “I had difficulties connecting with Fynch” and 7 “angry and gutted” stars     ♥ The Blurb ♥ The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and Park in this exhilarating and heart-wrenching love story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die. Soon to be a major motion […]

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

5 “sandy” stars   A copy has been kindly provided  by Faber and Faber through Netgalley.com in exchange for an honest review.   My rating: 5 of 5 stars Publication Date: March 8th, 2016 Point of View: 1st Person & Feminine Recommended Age: 12+ Pacing: Fast Genres & Themes: Teens, Romance, Fantasy, Empic story, Tales […]

The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

More than 5 stars for this book given by a very good and inspired friend. The author said about this book: ”I wanted to write about young people who struggle to lead lives of dignity and find beauty in a forgotten, unglamorous place. Who wonder what becomes of dreams once they cross the county line. […]

The Radius of Us by Marie Marquardt

An ARC has been kindly provided by St Martin’s Press, via NetGalley.com, in exchange for an honest review.   My rating: 4,5  “you made me care” stars! Publication Date: January 17th, 2017 Publisher: St Martin’s Griffin Point of View: Alternate Recommended Age: 12+ Pacing: Steady Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Romance, Refugee crisis   About […]