Book Brats Reviews
It’s not hard to go onto Amazon these days and find New Adult soaring up the best-seller list. Titles such as Ignite and Raw, along with very sexy covers that have become an identifying mark of the genre (generally a couple in the middle of a half-kiss or a dark, handsome man looking sullen) have made a home for themselves as bestsellers. Read More ›
Feb, 22 · in discussion by
The enchanted place is an ancient stone prison, viewed through the eyes of a death row inmate who finds escape in his books and in re-imagining life around him, weaving a fantastical story of the people he observes and the world he inhabits. Fearful and reclusive, he senses what others cannot. Read More ›
Feb, 14 · in 5 hearts, review by
Zoe has an unconventional pen pal--Mr. Stuart Harris, a Texas Death Row inmate and convicted murderer. But then again, Zoe has an unconventional story to tell. A story about how she fell for two boys, betrayed one of them, and killed the other.
Feb, 12 by
It’s been 2 years since I read Incarnate, so going into Asunder was a little like re-discovery.  Just like that, it all came rushing back to me as I delved into the further adventures of Ana and Sam. I remembered just how vivid the tale laid out in Incarnate was...
Feb, 11 by
Incapable. Awkward. Artless. That’s what the other girls whisper behind her back. But sixteen-year-old Adelice Lewys has a secret: She wants to fail.
Feb, 10 by
The wait for the release of Enders has been a long one.  I really enjoyed Starters, so when the release date to its sequel kept getting pushed back, I began to wonder if I would ever have the opportunity to read it.  Fortunately, the day finally came.  There it was,...
Feb, 01 by
Just graduated from college, Esther Kohler’s post-graduate plans include: returning to her parents’ house, taking old prescription tranquilizers, hanging out with Jack, her unrequited high school crush, and re-reading her favorite children’s books.
Jan, 31 by
Sometimes you come across a series that continually amazes you as each book comes out.  The story builds and builds until you don’t think you can stand it any longer.  I wish I could tell you that this is one such series.  I really do.  However, that is just not...
Jan, 30 by
When East Coast native Elizabeth receives her freshman-year roommate assignment, she shoots off an e-mail to coordinate the basics: television, microwave, mini-fridge. That first note to San Franciscan Lauren sparks a series of e-mails that alters the landscape of each girl's summer -- and raises questions about how two girls...
Jan, 29 by
I was recently sitting here at my computer, shopping under the influence of codeine cough syrup, adding books absently to my Amazon cart on the basis of how cute they would look on my shelves.
Jan, 27 by
After the luck I’ve had with books lately, I desperately needed something fun.  Well, my friends, A Breath of Frost was a LOT of fun.  I happen to be a Regency Era junky.  Those who are familiar with my interests know I’m a sucker for Jane Austen and her cohorts,...
Jan, 26 by