Tag: mystery

Aug 23
{Review+Kindle Fire G!veaway} Integration by Imogen Rose

{Review+Kindle Fire G!veaway} Integration by Imogen Rose

Today I have a review for the great Bonfire Academy series! Plus there is a kindle fire being given away!! How awesome is that?! Integration by Imogen Rose Pages: 416 Publication Date: July 10, 2012 by Imogen Rose Age Group: YA Source: Author Series: Bonfire Academy series #2 Challenge(s): Ebook challenge, Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, sensational seconds challenge, TBR pile challenge, Just Contemporary challenge, Witches and withcraft challenge,ABC challenge Buy this Book:  Summary(from Goodreads): Second haiku warning:A boyfriend missingA lover must pay in bloodA princess must dieWelcome back to Bonfire Academy. You can check out my review of book 1, Initiation, HERE (4/5 gavels) I really like the Bonfire Academy series. The star of the story for me is Cordelia. I know that the Bonfire Academy series is the prequel series to the upcoming Faustine Chronicles, but so far I like Cordelia more than faustine, so I am nervous that I will end up liking the Bonfire Academy series more than Faustine’s story, but I guess we wont… Read more »

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Aug 23
{Review+G!veaway} Phantom by Laura DeLuca

{Review+G!veaway} Phantom by Laura DeLuca

Phantom by Laura DeLuca Pages: 262 Publication Date: March 30, 2012 Age Group: YA Source: Blog Tour Series: N/A Challenge(s): Ebook challenge, Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, Standalone Challenge, ABC challenge Buy this Book: Amazon Summary(from Goodreads): The “Phantom” was a musical phenomenon that Rebecca had always found enchanting. She had no idea that her life was about to mirror the play that was her obsession. When her high school drama club chooses “Phantom” as their annual production, Rebecca finds herself in the middle of an unlikely love triangle and the target of a sadistic stalker who uses the lines from the play as their calling card. Rebecca lands the lead role of Christine, the opera diva, and like her character, she is torn between her two co-stars—Tom the surfer and basketball star who plays the lovable hero, and Justyn, the strangely appealing Goth who is more than realistic in the role of the tortured artist. Almost immediately after casting, strange things start to happen both on and off the… Read more »

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Mar 06
{Book Review} The Weeping by O’Dell Hutchison

{Book Review} The Weeping by O’Dell Hutchison

The Weeping by O’Dell HutchisonHardcover, 282 pages Expected publication: March 6th 2012 by H, C & B Publishing(That’s Today!!) Age Group: YA Source: Blog Tour Challenges: Ebook challenge, YA challenge, 150+ reading challenge, standalone challenge, ABC, sophomore reading challenge Buy this Book: Amazon Summary( from goodreads): Twenty years ago, Catherine Whitley was the victim of a horrible crime. Betrayed by her friends, including the boy she loved, she was left to die when the Rock Harbor Opera House caught fire, taking a disturbing secret with her to her grave. Seventeen-year-old Heath Ingram was driving the night his Jeep careened off the road, killing three of his closest friends. Once a popular, outgoing athlete, Heath now suffers from severe depression and crippling anxiety. His parents decide to send him to stay with his uncle in Rock Harbor, Oregon for the summer, praying that by getting away he will be able to put this awful tragedy behind him. When Heath starts working at the newly renovated Rock Harbor Opera House, he meets… Read more »

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Nov 01
{Review} Deadly Cool by Gemma Halliday

{Review} Deadly Cool by Gemma Halliday

Deadly Cool by Gemma Halliday Paperback, 320 pages Published October 11th 2011 by HarperTeen Age Group: YA Source: Publisher Buy this Book: Amazon Summary (From Goodreads) Hartley Grace Featherstone is having a very bad day. First she finds out that her boyfriend is cheating on her with the president of the Herbert Hoover High School Chastity Club. Then he’s pegged as the #1 suspect in a murder. And if that weren’t enough, now he’s depending on Hartley to clear his name. Seriously? Not cool. But as much as Hartley wouldn’t mind seeing him squirm, she knows he’s innocent, and she’s the only one who can help him. Along with her best friend, Sam, and the school’s resident Bad Boy, Chase, Hartley starts investigating on her own. But as the dead bodies begin to pile up, the mystery deepens, the suspects multiply, and Hartley begins to fear that she may be the killer’s next victim. I already wrote a review for this book and yet again, I lost it! Sad day. Ok, here goes attempt… Read more »

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Sep 04
Review- The Poisoned House by Michael Ford

Review- The Poisoned House by Michael Ford

The Poisoned House by Michael Ford Paperback Published September 1, 2011 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Age Group: YA Source: NetGalley Buy This Book: AmazonSummary (from Goodreads) The year is 1856, and orphan Abigail Tamper lives below stairs in Greave Hall, a crumbling manor house in London. Lord Greave is plagued by madness, and with his son Samuel away fighting in the Crimea, the running of Greave Hall is left to Mrs Cotton, the tyrannical housekeeper. The only solace for the beleaguered staff is to frighten Mrs Cotton by pretending the house is haunted. So when a real ghost makes an appearance – that of her beloved mother – no one is more surprised than Abi. But the spirit has a revelation that threatens to destroy Abi’s already fragile existence: she was murdered, and by someone under their very own roof. With Samuel returned to England badly wounded, it’s up to Abi to nurse him back to health, while trying to discover the identity of the killer in their midst. As the chilling… Read more »

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