Genre: Dystopian

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ARC Review: Anomaly by Krista McGee

ARC Review: Anomaly by Krista McGee

July 8, 2013 Review 22 ★★★

Thalli has fifteen minutes and twenty-three seconds left to live. The toxic gas that will complete her annihilation is invading her bloodstream. But she is not afraid.

Thalli is different than others in The State. She feels things. She asks questions. And in the State, this is not tolerated. The Ten scientists who survived the nuclear war that destroyed the world above believe that emotion was at the core of what went wrong—and they have genetically removed it from the citizens they have since created. Thalli has kept her malformation secret from those who have monitored her for most of her life, but when she receives an ancient piece of music to record as her community’s assigned musician, she can no longer keep her emotions secreted away. Read more »

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Dual Review: The Selection (YABBC)

Dual Review: The Selection (YABBC)

June 27, 2013 Review, YABBC 30 ★★★

For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels. To live in a palace and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon.

But for America Singer, being Selected is a nightmare. It means turning her back on her secret love with Aspen, who is a caste below her. Leaving her home to enter a fierce competition for a crown she doesn’t want. Living in a palace that is constantly threatened by violent rebel attacks. Read more »

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Review: Masque of the Red Death

Review: Masque of the Red Death

November 4, 2012 Review 8 ★★★★½

Don’t be fooled by the five star rating… This book is worth ten times as many stars. This novel is amazing, I fell in love with the characters and the plot; MASQUE OF RED DEATH has squeezed its way into my heart and into that pile of few novels I call “Favorites.” The author has created one of the best […]

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Review: Shatter Me

Review: Shatter Me

August 19, 2012 Review 4 ★★★★½

  Wow. This novel was amazing. Now before you get the idea that this review is all about praising how awesome it was and unicorns-rainbows-fairytales let me say I really did not like this at first.     The way it’s written made me so frustrated at first. Like on the cover, the words being crossed out made a frequent appearance […]

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