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My Life Next Door (My Life Next Door, #1)
4.07
5/5
[This review has been posted on the blog.]

I read rave reviews, saw the ratings, loved the soft tones of the cover. This book was completely hyped u...more
Nov 24, 2013
Nov 15, 2011
 
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
3.81
4/5 [My review will be posted on the blog on the 30th, with extras and quotes]

As a fan of contemporary YA, I was extremely excited that some 2012 cont...more
Jan 26, 2012
Apr 23, 2011
 
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.11
{to be posted on the blog shortly}

4/5

Cinder is a grippingly intense sci-fi/dystopian reimagining of the well-known Cinderella fairytale. It's got the...more
Dec 19, 2011
Jul 28, 2011
 
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
4.19
FIRST ENTRY:

This HAS to be the most reviewed pre-order 2012 YA book to date! Keep the comments rolling in, I say. Look at that cover. Be dazzled by it...more
May 06, 2012
Apr 22, 2011
 
Through to You
3.55
3.5-4/5 (probably more of a 3.5)

+ So so so bittersweet (and if you know my tastes you know I love bittersweet)
+ I liked the idea and thought that aspe...more
Jul 13, 2013
Jun 04, 2011
 
Holier Than Thou
3.79
4.5/5

My, oh my, was this review difficult to write! Holier Than Thou is a new adult title and written by Aussie author Laura Buzo, and for that alone...more
May 12, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
 
Fracture (Fracture, #1)
3.74
4.5/5

FINAL VERSION FROM NOW UNTIL FOREVER
This review will be posted on Words on Paper.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...more
Jan 14, 2012
Jul 17, 2011
 
Pushing the Limits (Pushing the Limits, #1)
4.12
5/5

Just beautiful. Excuse me while I sniffle and pop out a couple of tears.

I do not even know what to say, or how to start off this review. I'm not go...more
Aug 12, 2012
Nov 15, 2011
 
The Diviners (The Diviners, #1)
3.98
Review posted on my blog here: http://wordsonpaperya.blogspot.com.au...

5/5

I just couldn't get enough of The Diviners! Despite the intimidating page co...more
Oct 28, 2012
Aug 06, 2010
 
Pandemonium (Delirium, #2)
4.14
Review posted on Words on Paper.

Preface

My 'review' for Delirium (linked above) was written straight after I read that cliffhanger/tearjerker of an end...more
Aug 03, 2012
Nov 06, 2010
 
Don't Breathe a Word
3.96
4/5

Holly Cupala really enunciates the effect that words can have.

Joy Delamere is suffocating--from the parents who dismiss her with empty words, from...more
Jan 11, 2012
Nov 05, 2010
 
Scent of Magic  (Healer #2)
4.16
[Review posted at Words on Paper]

4/5

Avry sacrificed her life when she decided to heal Prince Ryne. She shouldn't be alive, but she is. Everyone thinks...more
Dec 17, 2012
Dec 14, 2011
 
The Girl in the Clockwork Collar (Steampunk Chronicles, #2)
4.03
4/5

There is something so captivating about Kady Cross's storytelling that I can't quite put my finger on. Maybe it's the steampunk world that Cross ha...more
Jul 27, 2012
Dec 23, 2011
 
The Assassin and the Empire (Throne of Glass, #0.5)
4.31
4.5/5

Wow. I could not stop reading this one!

I was practically fuming with anger by the end. There's so much packed in this novella, but it was so good...more
Aug 10, 2012
Aug 09, 2012
 
Son of Venice (Daughter of Xanadu, #2)
3.77
OH MY GOD!!!!!!!!!!!

I feel like Daughter of Xanadu was like this really rare gem, and I've been giddy about the prospect of a sequel since Dori first...more
not set
May 03, 2012
 
Born Wicked (The Cahill Witch Chronicles, #1)
3.92
3.75/5

Reasons why I didn't enjoy this as much as I'd wanted:

* Couldn't connect to the characters
* The plot was a bit slow and sleepy at times
* The end...more
Feb 12, 2012
Jan 12, 2012
 
Stormdancer (The Lotus War, #1)
3.86
4/5

Beautiful read that is ultimately about the power of love and how revolutions over a corrupt society can start with just one push. I really enjoyed...more
Sep 17, 2012
Nov 15, 2011
 
The Friday Society
3.50
This sounds fricken awesome! Maybe something along the lines of The Girl in the Steel Corset and... Bright Young Things? But with more 'girl power'? A...more
not set
Apr 04, 2012
 
The Light Between Oceans
3.96
Arghhhh! This book! Why do I so badly want to read this book?

- nom nom -

I can't resist the blue cover and the promise of many, many many many many man...more
not set
Jan 31, 2013
 
Starting From Here
3.85
Check out A (possibly not THE) cover: http://lisajennbigelow.com/

Sounds interesting. Yay for debut authors!
not set
Nov 15, 2011
 
Flock (Stork, #3)
3.58
Dang, I didn't think there was going to be another book! Now I need to read 'Frost' before the release of this one.
not set
Jan 08, 2012
 
Hidden (Avena, #1)
3.40
Point #1: Aussie author

Point #2: The author's story... I want to see how her experiences reflects on her writing and imagination. I'm hoping given eve...more
not set
Jan 18, 2012
 
Spy for the Queen of Scots
3.73
Yay! Another time period and place I know NOTHING about. :)
not set
Dec 10, 2011
 
Unusual Creatures: A Mostly Accurate Account of Some of Earth's Strangest Animals
4.11
Loved.

I can't get enough of animal books. :)
Mar 03, 2014
Mar 04, 2014
 
Erasing Time (Erasing Time, #1)
3.85
Hmm. What a curious book.
not set
Jan 19, 2012
 
The Gathering Storm (Katerina, #1)
3.64
I love historical YA fiction. But. I just have to leave this book for now, since it's a Netgalley title and therefore is of a lesser priority than the...more
not set
Jul 19, 2011
 
Lovely, Dark and Deep
3.90
Purchased on the 5th November 2012... I don't know. I just knew that I wanted this book. I have the UK paperback. I wanted to know if anyone else has...more
not set
Apr 27, 2012
 
Gilt
3.64
That cover really doesn't do much for me, but the synopsis sounds pretty interesting. I'll wait until some reviews are up until I make a decision..

Alr...more
not set
Jul 28, 2011
 
Sea Hearts
3.76
Right off I'll say the cover isn't appealing. But. I have faith! Especially since I did actually request this book, based on the summary (which I stil...more
not set
Jan 10, 2012
 
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
4.12
I kind of like the new cover... I think I might still prefer the Egmont cover, but I like the colourful-ness of this one. And the promise of (or hope...more
not set
Dec 10, 2011
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