Tag Archives: Young Adult

Based on Excerpts: What Should I Read Next?

23 Jul

At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, I passed by the Penguin booth and was handed four sample booklets containing excerpts of some upcoming/newly released novels. This one has five paranormal young adult, all of which features vampires except “Dreaming Awake” by Gwen Hayes, which stars an incubus hero, which is kind of like a […]

Review: Gimme a Kiss by Christopher Pike

9 May

That is one scary book cover. I closed my eyes just now and saw it on my eyelids. Great. I’ll probably dream tonight about some bizarre frog-lady with scuba goggles and googly eyes chasing after me, screaming, “Gimme a kiss! Gimme a kiss!” Christopher Pike was a staple in my early teenage years. He was […]

Review: Fair Coin by E.C. Myers

6 May

It’s not often these days that you come across a stunning, fast-paced, cleverly-plotted teen novel that’s just about a kid wishing he was someone else in a genre that’s rife with vampires, werewolves, fairies, witches, and literal battle royales where you’re pitted against your fellow teens for a year’s supply of food in post-apocalyptic worlds. […]

Review: Starters by Lissa Price

29 Apr

The cover of the book tells me that if I loved The Hungaaaah Gaaaamez, I will surely LURVE this book. Usually, I’m skeptical about claims like these because whenever I go to the grocery store to buy cereal and end up buying the store-brand which proclaim, “If you like Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes, you will love […]

Fear Street: Broken Hearts

4 Apr

An extra special chiller for Valentine’s Day by the author of the Cheerleaders series. Josie and Melissa are frightened when they begin receiving threatening valentines. Then the murders begin. Who is sending these horrible valentines to the girls of Shadyside High? And who will be the next to die? I would hate to get a […]