The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein By Kiersten White [Review]

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth FrankensteinRELEASE DATE: September 25th, 2018 
AUTHORS:
Kiersten White
GENRE:   
Young-Adult, Historical, Retelllings, Horror.
PUBLISHER:
Delacorte Press
SUMMARY:

Elizabeth Lavenza hasn’t had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from her “caregiver,” and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streets . . . until she is brought to the home of Victor Frankenstein, an unsmiling, solitary boy who has everything–except a friend.

Victor is her escape from misery. Elizabeth does everything she can to make herself indispensable–and it works. She is taken in by the Frankenstein family and rewarded with a warm bed, delicious food, and dresses of the finest silk. Soon she and Victor are inseparable. Continue reading

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Catwoman: Soulstealer (DC Icons #3) By Sarah J. Maas [Review]

Catwoman: Soulstealer (DC Icons series)RELEASE DATE: August 09th, 2018
AUTHORS:
Sarah J. Maas
GENRE:   
Young-Adult, Comic Fiction, Fantasy.
PUBLISHER:
Penguin
SUMMARY:

When the Bat’s away, the Cat will play. It’s time to see how many lives this cat really has. . . .

Two years after escaping Gotham City’s slums, Selina Kyle returns as the mysterious and wealthy Holly Vanderhees. She quickly discovers that with Batman off on a vital mission, Batwing is left to hold back the tide of notorious criminals. Gotham City is ripe for the taking.

Meanwhile, Luke Fox wants to prove he has what it takes to help people in his role as Batwing. He targets a new thief on the prowl who seems cleverer than most. 

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Best Served Cold By Emma Hart [Review]

Best Served ColdRELEASE DATE: September 25th, 2018
AUTHORS:
Emma Hart
GENRE:   
Adult, Contemporary, Romance.
SUMMARY:

Revenge is a dish best served cold. Which is a real problem when the attraction runs red-hot.

Trust me. I know. The only reason I decided to renovate my family’s ice-cream store was to serve up a sundae full of revenge for my a-hole ex who opened an ice-cream store right next to mine.
It was supposed to be simple.
Renovate. Reopen. Put his peachy butt out of business.
Until he decided to get under my skin—and broke my toe.
Now, I’m stuck with Chase in my store every day, helping me renovate. But he’s also in my head, and I’m spending a little too much time up against his abs.
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Sadie By Courtney Summers [Review]

SadieRELEASE DATE: September 4th, 2018
AUTHORS:
Courtney Summers
GENRE: 
Young-Adult, Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller.
PUBLISHER: 
  Wednesday Books
SUMMARY:

Sadie hasn’t had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she’s been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water. 

But when Mattie is found dead, Sadie’s entire world crumbles. After a somewhat botched police investigation, Sadie is determined to bring her sister’s killer to justice and hits the road following a few meagre clues to find him.

When West McCray—a radio personality working on a segment about small, forgotten towns in America—overhears Sadie’s story at a local gas station, he becomes obsessed with finding the missing girl. He starts his own podcast as he tracks Sadie’s journey, trying to figure out what happened, hoping to find her before it’s too late.

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Girl at the Grave by Teri Bailey Black [Review]

RELEASE DATE: August 07th, 2018
AUTHORS: 
Terry Bailey Black
GENRE: 
Young-Adult, Mystery, Historical Fiction.
PUBLISHER:
Tor Teen
SUMMARY:

Early Libba Bray meets Stalking Jack the Ripper and William Ritter’s Jackaby series in this richly atmospheric Gothic tale of murder and romance in 1850s New England

Valentine has spent years trying to outrun her mother’s legacy. But small towns have long memories, and when a new string of murders occurs, all signs point to the daughter of a murderer.

Only one person believes Valentine is innocent—Rowan Blackshaw, the son of the man her mother killed all those years ago. Continue reading

Batman: Nightwalker (DC Icons #2) By Marie Lu (Review)

Batman: Nightwalker (DC Icons, #2)RELEASE DATE: January 04th, 2018
AUTHOR: 
Marie Lu 
GENRE:   
Young-Adult, Superhero Fiction, fantasy.
PUBLISHER:
Penguin
SUMMARY:

Before he was Batman, he was Bruce Wayne. A reckless boy willing to break the rules for a girl who may be his worst enemy.

The Nightwalkers are terrorizing Gotham City, and Bruce Wayne is next on their list.

One by one, the city’s elites are being executed as their mansions’ security systems turn against them, trapping them like prey. Meanwhile, Bruce is turning eighteen and about to inherit his family’s fortune, not to mention the keys to Wayne Enterprises and all the tech gadgetry his heart could ever desire. But after a run-in with the police, he’s forced to do community service at Arkham Asylum, the infamous prison that holds the city’s most brutal criminals. Continue reading

Kiss of the Royal By Lindsey Duga [Review]

Kiss of the RoyalRELEASE DATE: July 03rd 2018
AUTHOR: 
Lindsey Duga
GENRE: 
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Romance. 
PUBLISHER: 
Entangled Teen
SUMMARY: 

In the war against the Forces of Darkness, the Royals are losing. Princess Ivy is determined to end this centuries-long conflict once and for all, so her new battle partner must succeed where the others failed. Prince Zach’s unparalleled skill with a sword, enhanced by Ivy’s magic Kiss, should make them an unstoppable pair—but try convincing Zach of that.

Prince Zach has spent his life preparing for battle, but he would rather be branded a heretic than use his lips as nothing more than a way to transfer magic. A kiss is a symbol of love, and love is the most powerful weapon they have—but try convincing Ivy of that. Continue reading

Always Never Yours By Emily Wibberley, Austin Siegemund-Broka [Review]

Always Never YoursRELEASE DATE: May 22nd, 2018
AUTHORS: 
Emily Wibberley, Austin Siegemund-Broka
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Contemporary, Romance. 
PUBLISHER:
Penguin Books 
SUMMARY:
Megan Harper is the girl before. All her exes find their one true love right after dating her. It’s not a curse or anything, it’s just the way things are. and Megan refuses to waste time feeling sorry for herself. Instead, she focuses on pursuing her next fling, directing theater, and fulfilling her dream school’s acting requirement in the smallest role possible. But her plans quickly crumble when she’s cast as none other than Juliet–yes, that Juliet–in her high school’s production. It’s a nightmare. No–a disaster. Megan’s not an actress and she’s certainly not a Juliet. Then she meets Owen Okita, an aspiring playwright who agrees to help Megan catch the eye of a sexy stagehand in exchange for help writing his new script. Continue reading

Trick (Foolish Kingdoms #1) By Natalia Jaster [Review]

TrickRELEASE DATE: November 27th, 2017
AUTHOR: 
 Natalia Jaster
GENRE:
New-Adult, Fantasy, Romance. 
SUMMARY:

There is a rule amongst his kind: A jester doesn’t lie.

In the Kingdom of Spring, Poet is renowned. He’s young and pretty, a lover of men and women. He performs for the court, kisses like a scoundrel, and mocks with a silver tongue.

Yet allow him this: It’s only the most cunning, most manipulative soul who can play the fool.

For Poet guards a secret.

One the Crown would shackle him for. One that he’ll risk everything to protect.

Alas, it will take more than clever words to deceive Princess Briar.

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Headmaster By Jaimie Roberts [Review]

HEADMASTERRELEASE DATE: May 17th, 2018
AUTHOR: 
 Jaimie Roberts
GENRE:
New-Adult,  Contemporary, Romance. 
SUMMARY: 
At one time, I had truly believed that I’d experienced enough drama in my life.
Clearly, I’d been wrong.
It all began the night before I was due to start my final year of school—the night of my eighteenth birthday. Since I had been considered “missing” for three years, I had failed to finish off the last year of my education. This was why I needed to let loose a little. I was turning eighteen and was finally legal to drink, so, why not? The next morning, I would be going to school with a bunch of ladies three years younger than I was. Even if it was for no other reason, I felt this entitled me to have a little fun.The night started off well enough:
Girl meets boy. Girl gets dared to buy boy drink and kiss him within fifteen minutes of receiving said drink. Continue reading