Tagged with HarperCollins

Popcorn and a Book (41): Before I Fall

Popcorn and a Book (41): Before I Fall

The Book: 2010 Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver (Harper) The Film: 2017 Before I Fall directed by Ry Russo-Young (Awesomeness Films) Sam Kingston is at the top of the high school food chain. Her life is perfect. Until the car she’s in crashes. Sam wakes up caught in a loop of living the same … Continue reading

Review: Cruel Crown by Victoria Aveyard

Review: Cruel Crown by Victoria Aveyard

From HarperTeen: Queen Song Queen Coriane, first wife of King Tiberias, keeps a secret diary—how else can she ensure that no one at the palace will use her thoughts against her? Coriane recounts her heady courtship with the crown prince, the birth of a new prince, Cal, and the potentially deadly challenges that lay ahead … Continue reading

Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

From HarperTeen: Mare Barrow’s world is divided by blood—those with common, Red blood serve the Silver-blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities. Mare is a Red, scraping by as a thief in a poor, rural village, until a twist of fate throws her in front of the Silver court. Before the king, princes, and … Continue reading

Review: The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

Review: The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

From HarperTeen: Mia Thermopolis is pretty sure there’s nothing worse than being a five-foot-nine, flat-chested freshman, who also happens to be flunking Algebra. Is she ever in for a surprise. First Mom announces that she’s dating Mia’s Algebra teacher. Then Dad has to go and reveal that he is the crown prince of Genovia. And … Continue reading

Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

From Goodreads: For popular high school senior Samantha Kingston, February 12—”Cupid Day”—should be one big party, a day of valentines and roses and the privileges that come with being at the top of the social pyramid. And it is…until she dies in a terrible accident that night. However, she still wakes up the next morning. … Continue reading

Popcorn and a Book (35): Divergent

Popcorn and a Book (35): Divergent

The Book: 2011 Divergent by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) The Film: 2014 Divergent directed by Neil Burger (Summit Entertainment) SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t read the book, this review will contain plot spoilers. I loved Veronica Roth’s book Divergent (read my review here) and was excited to see the movie, but YA books-turned-movies tend to have … Continue reading

Review: Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi

Review: Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi

SPOILER ALERT: This review does contain a few spoilers for Shatter Me, Unravel Me and Ignite Me. From HarperCollins: One day I might break One day I might break free Nothing will ever be the same. The fate of Omega Point is unknown. Everyone Juliette has ever cared about could be dead. The war could … Continue reading

The Cure for a Book Slump

The Cure for a Book Slump

Do you ever find yourself in a book slump, a period where you just can’t summon the energy to pick up a book and start reading? I tend to fall into one every January. I’m not sure whether it’s dealing with the craziness of the holidays or the weather or what that makes me so lethargic … Continue reading

At the End All Things: A Review of Allegiant

At the End All Things: A Review of Allegiant

From Katherine Tegen Books: What if your whole world was a lie? What if a single revelation—like a single choice—changed everything? What if love and loyalty made you do things you never expected? SPOILER ALERT! I’m normally against spoilers, but I feel that in order to talk about Allegiant properly, spoilers are necessary. You have … Continue reading

Happy Hallow’Read! Giveaway #1

Happy Hallow’Read! Giveaway #1

It’s that time of year again when ghosts, goblins and zombie teddy bears come out to play. And once again I am celebrating with Happy Hallow’Read! To kick off the countdown to Halloween, how about a giveaway? One lucky reader will win a hardcover copy of Gretchen McNeil‘s fright-filled YA novel TEN! All you have … Continue reading