Title: Phoenix Awakens Series: The Phoenix #1 Author: Eliza Nolan Date of Publication: October 12, 2015 Publisher: E.N. Publications Genre: ya, fantasy, teen, paranormal, romance Pages: 298 Source: NetGalley Rating: 1/5 Short Summary: Julia Long’s senior year is starting with an extra dose of crazy. First, there are the creepy dreams about bloody cult… Continue reading Review: Phoenix Awakens (The Phoenix #1) by Eliza Nolan ~~ Twilight with a Cult
Title: Nobody’s Girl: A Memoir of Lost Innocence, Modern Day Slavery, and Transformation Author: Barbara Amaya Date of Publication: August 4, 2015 Publisher: Animal Media Group Genre: memoir, autobiography, non-fiction Pages: 245 Source: NetGalley/publisher Rating: 5/5 Summary: Nobody’s Girl: A Memoir of Lost Innocence, Modern-Day Slavery and Transformation by author and human trafficking advocate, Barbara… Continue reading Nobody’s Girl: A Memoir of Lost Innocence, Modern Day Slavery, and Transformation by Barbara Amaya ~~ The Real World Isn’t An Easy Place for Everyone
Title: Brooklyn on Fire Series: Mary Handley Mystery #2 Author: Lawrence H. Levy Date of Publication: January 19, 2016 Publisher: Broadway Books Genre: mystery, historical fiction, fiction, detective, romance Pages: 344 Source: Blogging for Books.com Rating: 3/5 Summary: Brooklyn’s most witty and daring detective risks everything to solve a dangerous triple-murder case After closing a… Continue reading Review: Brooklyn on Fire (Mary Handley Mystery #2) by Lawrence H. Levy ~~ A+ Historical Accuracy
Title: Poison: A Wicked Snow White Retelling Series: Tales from the Kingdom #1 Author: Sarah Pinborough Date of Publication: March 31, 2015 Publisher: Titan Books Genre: fiction, romance, fantasy Pages: 187 Source: library Rating: 2/5 Summary: Once upon a time… In a kingdom far, far away, a handsome prince rescues a beautiful princess from… Continue reading Review: Poison (Tales from the Kingdom #1) by Sarah Pinborough ~~ Fairy Tale Fail
Title: The Impossible Fortress Author: Jason Rekulak Date of Publication: February 7, 2017 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: fiction, ya Pages: 285 Source: NetGalley/publisher Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: A dazzling debut novel—at once a charming romance and a moving coming-of-age story—about what happens when a fourteen-year old boy pretends to seduce a girl to steal a… Continue reading Review: The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak ~~ Where Loyalties Lie
Title: Stalking Jack the Ripper Series: Stalking Jack the Ripper #1 Author: Kerri Maniscalco Publication Date: September 20, 2016 Publisher: James Patterson Genre: ya, historical fiction, mystery, horror Pages: 326 Source: library Rating: 5/5 Summary: Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord’s daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her.… Continue reading Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper #1) by Kerri Maniscalco ~~ Victorian Age Sass and Dead Bodies
Title: The Mermaid’s Secret Author: Katie Schickel Publication Date: June 14, 2016 Publisher: Forge Books Genre: fantasy, fiction, contemporary, new adult Pages: 285 Source: bought Rating: 4/5 Summary: Life on land is suffocating for Jess Creary, who wastes her summers flipping burgers for tourists on a fishing boat off her quaint resort island home off… Continue reading Mini Reviews: Mermaids Galore!!