Note: Captive is the Sequel to Pawn, which must be read first to fully understand and enjoy Captive. You can check out my review of Pawn HERE When I read Pawn a few years ago, I told you I was a little burnt out on dystopian. And that was at a time where Dystopian novels were at their peak. They seemed to be everywhere! And they all kind of started to look the same to me. And I got kind of bored of reading the same formula over and over again. But I really enjoyed Pawn. It didn’t seem to be just like all the other dystopians out there, and it was really well executed. I loved the world building that she had in Pawn. There are plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing and the world is awful and disgusting enough to have you completely invested in the series. But after I finished reading Pawn, there was such a long wait until Captive came out, and I… Read more »
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Pawn by Aimee Carter ebook, 346 pages Published November 26th 2013 by Harlequin TEEN Age Group: YA Series: The Blackcoat Rebellion #1 Source: eARC from Publisher (Via NetGalley) Summary: YOU CAN BE A VII. IF YOU GIVE UP EVERYTHING. For Kitty Doe, it seems like an easy choice. She can either spend her life as a III in misery, looked down upon by the higher ranks and forced to leave the people she loves, or she can become a VII and join the most powerful family in the country. If she says yes, Kitty will be Masked—surgically transformed into Lila Hart, the Prime Minister’s niece, who died under mysterious circumstances. As a member of the Hart family, she will be famous. She will be adored. And for the first time, she will matter. There’s only one catch. She must also stop the rebellion that Lila secretly fostered, the same one that got her killed …and one Kitty believes in. Faced with threats, conspiracies and a life that’s not her own,… Read more »
Goddess Interrupted by Aimee CarterPages: 296Publication Date: March 27th 2012 by HarlequinTeenAge Group: YASource: NetGalleySeries: Goddess Test #2Challenge(s): Ebook challenge, Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, Sophomore Reading challenge, YA Mythology challenge, sensational seconds challenge, ABC challengeBuy this Book: Amazon Summary(from Goodreads): KATE WINTERS HAS WON IMMORTALITY.BUT IF SHE WANTS A LIFE WITH HENRY IN THE UNDERWORLD, SHE’LL HAVE TO FIGHT FOR IT.Becoming immortal wasn’t supposed to be the easy part. Though Kate is about to be crowned Queen of the Underworld, she’s as isolated as ever. And despite her growing love for Henry, ruler of the Underworld, he’s becoming ever more distant and secretive. Then, in the midst of Kate’s coronation, Henry is abducted by the only being powerful enough to kill him: the King of the Titans.As the other gods prepare for a war that could end them all, it is up to Kate to save Henry from the depths of Tartarus. But in order to navigate the endless caverns of the Underworld, Kate must enlist the help… Read more »
This is a great event hosted by some great blogs. For more information about the event click on the button above. Today I will be listing the TOP 10 BOOKS I’VE READ IN 2011 So here they are, in no particular order. (links are to my reviews) 1. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi 2. A Beautiful Dark by Jocelyn Davies 3.The Vincent Boys by Abbi Glines 4. The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton 5. Hereafter by Tara Hudson 6. Touch of Power by Maria V. Snyder 7. Existence by Abbi Glines 8. The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter 9. Bridger by Megan Curd 10. New England Witch Chronicles by Chelsea Bellingeri Be sure to come back tomorrow to check out the best covers of 2011! Let me know what some of y9our favorite books of 2011 were!
“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter As you can tell from my last waiting on Wednesday, HERE, you know that I already have “WoW-ed” this book. BUT, this past week the cover and summary were revealed so I figured I would do a proper post. This book deserves that much. Summary Kate Winters has won immortality. But if she wants a life in the Underworld with Henry, she’ll have to fight for it. Becoming immortal wasn’t supposed to be the easy part. Though Kate is about to be crowned Queen of the Underworld, she’s as isolated as ever. And despite her growing love for Henry, ruler of the Underworld, he’s becoming ever more distant and secretive. Then, in the midst of Kate’s coronation, Henry is abducted by the only being powerful enough to kill him: the King of the Titans. As the other gods prepare for a… Read more »
“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter This is where I would normally put the summary from Goodreads.com and a pretty picture of the cover, but this information is not yet released for this book. But I still had to pick this because I want to read it. SO. BAD!! I cannot wait! I am still thinking about the first book, The Goddess Test, it was that good. Read my review of The Goddess Test HERE. I loved the first book so much. I wish I was at BEA just to get this book! Seriously, If I went and walked out with one book, I would want it to be this one! -Michelle
Blogger has had some issues this past week and took down some of my posts. I am going to be putting them up along with a new review. Thank you for being patient during these issues. The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter Paperback, 304 pages Published April 19th 2011 by Harlequin Teen Source: NetGalley Summary (from Goodreads) It’s always been just Kate and her mom—and her mother is dying. Her last wish? To move back to her childhood home. So Kate’s going to start at a new school with no friends, no other family and the fear her mother won’t live past the fall. Then she meets Henry. Dark. Tortured. And mesmerizing. He claims to be Hades, god of the Underworld—and if she accepts his bargain, he’ll keep her mother alive while Kate tries to pass seven tests. Kate is sure he’s crazy—until she sees him bring a girl back from the dead. Now saving her mother seems crazily possible. If she succeeds, she’ll become Henry’s future bride, and a… Read more »