Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons BYR

Book Review: Black City

Book Review: Black City

Every time I think that I am over the vampire trend, I find another book that captures my attention. And although, Black City did capture my attention… simply put, it had moments of complete oddness. Vampire-like creatures. Dystopian elements. Racial tensions / segregation. Black City has a lot going on in its pages. Told through dual POV, Natalie and Ash, Black City tells the story of two star-crossed lovers in the middle of chaos. The Sentry vs. the Darklings. Humans vs. Vampires. However, I am really hard pressed to call the Darklings vampires. Sure, the overall concept leads you to […]

Posted March 16, 2013
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Book Review: Harbinger

Book Review: Harbinger

Harbinger came onto my radar due to the boarding school theme. I don't know what it is about these types of books, but I love the boarding school setting. The summary also promises lots of mystery. Sounded like something I just had to check out.   Harbinger completely unlike anything that I have read before. A bit creepy. Plenty of mystery, suspense. And just enough misdirection to keep my attention.   The story starts with the introduction of Holbrook Academy. On the surface, it appears to be a school for kids in need of help. A beautiful setting. A place […]

Posted March 4, 2012
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Book Review: Pegasus

Book Review: Pegasus

After reading this novel fully, I have to say that the plot was generally slow. The novel was packed with background information and history but there was little to no action until the last 25 pages of the book. Although it was a slower read for me, I felt captivated by the world and history McKinley built up between the Pegasi and humans. The ending of this first book nearly killed me. There's quite a cliffhanger that may make you want to throw the book against something, especially when the second book has no publication date yet. I will most […]

Posted January 2, 2011
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