Defy the Stars (Defy the Stars #1) By Claudia Gray [Review]

Defy the StarsRELEASE DATE:  April 4th 2017
AUTHORS: Claudia Gray
GENRE: Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Dystopia, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 
SUMMARY: 

Noemi Vidal is a teen soldier from the planet Genesis, once a colony of Earth that’s now at war for its independence. The humans of Genesis have fought Earth’s robotic “mech” armies for decades with no end in sight.

After a surprise attack, Noemi finds herself stranded in space on an abandoned ship where she meets Abel, the most sophisticated mech prototype ever made. One who should be her enemy. But Abel’s programming forces him to obey Noemi as his commander, which means he has to help her save Genesis–even though her plan to win the war will kill him. Continue reading

Blog Tour: Obsidian Sky By Amy Braun – Review+Giveaway+Q&A!

The third and final novel in an epic steampunk horror series, OBSIDIAN SKY closes the dramatic adventures of Claire, Sawyer, Gemma, and Nash, digging up the final secrets of their past, bringing new allies into a dangerous fray, and drawing friends and foes into a battle where the cost may be too much to pay…

2016-780-ebook-amy-braun-obsidian-skyTitle: Obsidian Sky
Author: Amy Braun
Series: Dark Sky, #3
Publication date: February 7th 2017
Genres: Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Steampunk, Dystopia, Fantasy.
Synopsis: The final struggle against the Hellions has arrived. A trapped engineer and a desperate marauder scramble to fight an enemy with unspeakable power on its side. Time is running out, and one world will be destroyed…

After sacrificing herself to save the lives of her friends and family, Claire Abernathy struggles to outwit her Hellion captors. They torment and terrify her into working on a weapon with the sole purpose of obliterating the world, friends, and love she has struggled to save. If Claire has any chance of saving those she loves, she must delve deeper into the Hellion world, and witness nightmares she could never imagine. Continue reading

Corded (Corded Saga #1) By Alyssa Rose Ivy [Review]


cordedRELEASE DATE:
 
January 10th 2017
AUTHOR: Alyssa Rose Ivy
GENRE:  New-Adult, Dystopia, Romance.
SUMMARY: In a world where women are commodities, the only thing more rare than finding true love is a happy ending.

Kayla is in hiding—her only crime being born a girl in a society of 99 percent men. When her sister and niece are kidnapped, she is willing to do anything to save them. Kayla ventures into the dangerous streets of the city, a place where a woman can be claimed by anyone unless she has been marked by a club.

Desperate, she turns to Mason, a powerful club leader whose help comes at a cost—her freedom. Continue reading

In Ice We Burn By Alexandra Moody [Review]

RELEASE DATE:  November 10, 2016
AUTHOR: Alexandra Moody
GENRE:   Young- Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
SUMMARY: A world of frost and snow. A prince with a heart of ice. A darkness lurking in the shadows, so evil it may destroy them all.

Eighteen-year-old Sloane has spent years training to be lethal. She can cut a man down as easily with her bare hands as she can with a sword. But when her brother goes missing on the green planet, Aeris, she will need more than her skills with a blade to save him.

Sneaking aboard the rescue mission may be easy for her, but the woods of Aeris aren’t as empty as her people first assumed. Sloane is about to meet her match, and he’s not exactly human…

Kidnapped and dragged to a mysterious frozen world, Sloane must gain her captor’s trust if she wants to escape. Continue reading

Soulless (The Immortal Gene #1) By Jacinta Maree [Review]

RELEASE DATE:  October 01, 2015
AUTHOR: Jacinta Maree
GENRE:  New-Adult, Fantasy, dystopia, Supernatural.
PUBLISHER: Inked Rabbit Publishing
SUMMARY: Welcome to Soulless.
We are the generation that laughs at death.

Reincarnation; what was once considered a gift of immortality has become an eternity of nightmares.
Nadia Richards lives in a world plagued by reincarnation, a system of recycling souls where all past memories, personalities and traumatic events are relived daily in disjointed sequences. Trapped within their own warped realities, not even the richest and most powerful are saved from their own minds unraveling. Madness is the new human nature, and civilizations are crumpling beneath themselves trying to outrun it.
Within a society that ignores death, Nadia appears to be the one exception to the reincarnation trap. Continue reading

This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity #1) by Victoria Schwab [Review]

RELEASE DATE:  July 05, 2016
AUTHOR: Victoria Schwab
GENRE:  Young-Adult, Fantasy, dystopia, Supernatural.
PUBLISHER: Greenwillow Books
SUMMARY: There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains—and friends or enemies—with the future of their home at stake. The first of two books.

Kate Harker and August Flynn are the heirs to a divided city—a city where the violence has begun to breed actual monsters. All Kate wants is to be as ruthless as her father, who lets the monsters roam free and makes the humans pay for his protection. All August wants is to be human, as good-hearted as his own father, to play a bigger role in protecting the innocent—but he’s one of the monsters. Continue reading

Midnight Sky (Dark Sky #2) by Amy Braun [ARC Review]

RELEASE DATE:  Aug 02, 2016
AUTHOR: Amy Braun
GENRE: Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Dystopia, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Amy Braun
SUMMARY: There are secrets, there are betrayals, and there are sacrifices…

The Behemoth has been destroyed, and the bloodthirsty Hellions seem to have left Westraven. But Claire Abernathy’s mind is not at ease. A terrible disease plagues her sister, appearing to have been brought on the Vesper, the leader of the Hellions beyond the tear between worlds– the Breach.

To save Abby and stop the Hellions for good, Claire must find the machine her parents built before the attacks, and fix it before the monsters return. To do so, she needs the help of her crew, and must ignore the secrets and rivalries between her captain and the man she saved. Continue reading

Crimson Sky (Dark Sky #1) By Amy Braun [Review]

RELEASE DATE:  February 02, 2016
AUTHOR: Amy Braun
GENRE:  Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Dystopia, Horror, Fantasy.
PUBLISHER: Amy Braun
SUMMARY: They’re always watching. They’re always waiting. They’re always starving…

Ten years ago, the sky shattered and the Hellions emerged. No one was able to keep them from destroying the city of Westraven. Now that the bloodthirsty monsters rule the skies and have forced the few remaining humans underground, Claire Abernathy lives in a nightmare. She survives by using her skills as an engineer for a ruthless tyrant connected to her mother and father’s past failure.

Then Claire’s world is torn apart when her sister Abby is kidnapped by the Hellions, and Claire herself is taken by dangerous sky pirates known as marauders. But Claire will not be intimidated by them while her sister’s life hangs by a thread, and so she strikes a deal with them: If they help rescue Abby, she will fix their ship and give them the chance to take the revenge they desperately seek. Continue reading

The V Girl By Mya Robarts [Review]

RELEASE DATE:  July 01, 2014
AUTHOR: Mya Robarts
GENRE:  NewAdult, Dystopia, Romance.
SUMMARY: In post-apocalyptic North America, rape and sexual slavery are legal. Lila Velez, desperately wants to lose her virginity before the troops visit her town and can take it away by force. She makes plans to seduce her only friend, Rey, the most attractive man in her town. Lila does not love him but he is the only man who has shown her true affection, an affection she is willing to take as a substitute of love.

Lila’s coping mechanism to her mother’s rape and kidnapping is her secret. A secret that will bring her closer to Aleksey, a foreign, broody man. Lila does not trust him because his links to the troops and his rough, yet irresistible appearance. Aleksey offers Lila an alternative to her plans, a possibility that terrifies her…and tempts her in spite of herself. Continue reading

Nobody’s Hero (Burned Lands #1) by Bec McMaster [Review]

RELEASE DATE:  May 23, 2016
AUTHOR: Bec McMaster
GENRE:  Adult, Fantasy, post-apocalyptic, Romance.
PUBLISGER: Lochaber Press Pty Ltd

SUMMARY: After her father was killed in a warg attack, Riley Kincaid was forced to stand on her own two feet in the brutal Wastelands she calls home. She knows how to survive, but when a lapse in judgment leaves her out after dark, Riley realizes she’s in trouble. The sun has set, the monsters are out to play, and there’s a band of reivers heading straight for her settlement. Riley needs to warn her people, but that’s before she runs a handsome stranger down in her jeep. A stranger who might not be a man after all…

First rule of surviving the Wastelands: don’t be caught out after the sun sets…
Kidnapping her was the worst mistake he ever made… Continue reading