Review: The Unseen (#1-2)

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13383074Title: The Unseen (#1-2)

Author: Richie Tankersley Cusick

Series: The Unseen Omnibus

Publisher: The Penguin Group

Publish Date: 2013

Genres: Young Adult, Thriller, Fantasy

Out walking alone one rainy night, Lucy becomes convinced that someone – or something – is following her. Spooked, she ducks into a cemetery to try and lose her stalker. Panicking in the darkness, she slips and stumbles into an open grave – only to discover she is not alone in there. She manages to escape, but soon begins having terrifying visions and dreams – and she still can’t shake the feeling of an unseen presence, always watching, waiting… Who was the girl in the grave? And what did she do to Lucy?

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Review: Fallen

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Author: Lauren Kate

Series: The Fallen Series

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Publish Date: December 8, 2009

Genres: Young Adult, Supernatural, Romance

What if the person you were meant to be with could never be yours?

17-year-old Lucinda falls in love with a gorgeous, intelligent boy, Daniel, at her new school, the grim, foreboding Sword & Cross . . . only to find out that Daniel is a fallen angel, and that they have spent lifetimes finding and losing one another as good & evil forces plot to keep them apart.

Get ready to fall…

Review: Delirium

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11614718Title: Delirium

Author: Lauren Oliver

Series: The Delirium Series

Publisher: HarperCollins

Publish Date: February 3, 2011

Genres: Young Adult, Dystopian, Adventure

Ninety-five days, and then I’ll be safe. I wonder whether the procedure will hurt. I want to get it over with. It’s hard to be patient. It’s hard not to be afraid while I’m still uncured, though so far the deliria hasn’t touched me yet. Still, I worry. They say that in the old days, love drove people to madness. The deadliest of all deadly things: It kills you both when you have it and when you don’t.

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Review: The Fault in Our Stars

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Title: The Fault in Our Stars

Author: John Green

Series: none

Publisher: Dutton Penguin

Publish Date: January 10, 2012

Genres: YA Contemporary, Romance

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.

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Review: Where She Went

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8492825Title: Where She Went

Author: Gayle Forman

Series: If I Stay Series

Publisher: Dutton Juvenile

Publish Date: April 5, 2011

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Contemporary

It’s been three years since the devastating accident . . . three years since Mia walked out of Adam’s life forever.

Now living on opposite coasts, Mia is Juilliard’s rising star and Adam is LA tabloid fodder, thanks to his new rock star status and celebrity girlfriend. When Adam gets stuck in New York by himself, chance brings the couple together again, for one last night. As they explore the city that has become Mia’s home, Adam and Mia revisit the past and open their hearts to the future – and each other.

Told from Adam’s point of view in the spare, lyrical prose that defined If I StayWhere She Went explores the devastation of grief, the promise of new hope, and the flame of rekindled romance.

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Review: Girl Online

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**Diclaimer: this is my first review, bear with me**

Title: Girl Online

Author: Zoe Sugg

Series : none

Publisher: Keywords Press

Publish Date: November 25, 2014

Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult

Penny has a secret.

Under the alias Girl Online, she blogs about school dramas, boys, her mad, whirlwind family – and the panic attacks she’s suffered from lately. When things go from bad to worse, her family whisks her away to New York, where she meets the gorgeous, guitar-strumming Noah. Suddenly Penny is falling in love – and capturing every moment of it on her blog.

But Noah has a secret too. One that threatens to ruin Penny’s cover – and her closest friendship – forever.

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Review: New Moon

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49041Title: New Moon

Author: Stephenie Meyer

Series: The Twilight Saga

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

Publish Date: September 6, 2006

Genres: Young Adult, Supernatural, Romance

I knew we were both in mortal danger.

Still, in that instant I felt well. Whole. I could feel my heart racing in my chest, the blood pulsing hot and fast through my veins again. My lungs filled deep with the sweet scent that came off his skin.

It was like there had never been any hole in my chest. I was perfect – not healed, but as if there had never been a wound in the first place.

For Bella Swan, there is one thing more important than life itself: Edward Cullen. But being in love with a vampire is even more dangerous than Bella ever could have imagined. Edward has already rescued Bella from the clutches of one evil vampire, but now, as their daring relationship threatens all that is near and dear to them, they realize their troubles may be just beginning…

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Review: The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

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10798416Title: The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

Author: Jennifer E. Smith

Series: none

Publisher: Poppy/Little Brown

Publish Date: January 2, 2012

Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult

Four minutes changes everything. Hadley Sullivan 17 misses her flight at JFK airport, is late to her father’s second wedding in London with never-met stepmother. Hadley meets the perfect boy. Oliver is British, sits in her row. A long night on the plane passes in a blink, but the two lose track in arrival chaos. Can fate bring them together again?

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Review: Twilight

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41865Title: Twilight

Author: Stephenie Meyer

Series: The Twilight Saga

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

Publish Date: September 6, 2006

Genres: Young Adult, Romance, Supernatural

About three things I was absolutely positive:

First, Edward was a vampire.

Second, there was a part of him – and I didn’t know how dominant that part might be – that thirsted for my blood.

And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him.

When Bella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets Edward Cullen, her life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. With his porcelain skin, golden eyes, mesmerizing voice, and supernatural gifts, Edward is both irresistible and impenetrable. Up until now, he has managed to keep his true identity hidden, but Bella is determined to uncover his dark secret.

What Bella doesn’t realize is the closer she gets to him, the more she is putting herself and those around her at risk. And it might be too late to turn back.

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Review: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

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12813630Title: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

Author: Holly Black

Series: none

Publisher: Little Brown Books

Publish Date: September 3, 2013

Genres: Young Adult, Dystopian, Supernatural

Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and prey. The only problem is, once you pass through Coldtown’s gates, you can never leave.

One morning, after a perfectly ordinary party, Tana wakes up surrounded by corpses. The only other survivors of this massacre are her exasperatingly endearing ex-boyfriend, infected and on the edge, and a mysterious boy burdened with a terrible secret. Shaken and determined, Tana enters a race against the clock to save the three of them the only way she knows how: by going straight to the wicked, opulent heart of Coldtown itself.

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown is a wholly original story of rage and revenge, of guilt and horror, and of love and loathing from bestselling and acclaimed author Holly Black.

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