Tag: YA

Book Spotlight & Giveaway: The Kingdom Within (The Kingdom Within Series #1) by Samantha Gillespie

Book Spotlight & Giveaway: The Kingdom Within  (The Kingdom Within Series #1) by Samantha Gillespie
Posted February 14, 2015 by Melissa in Book promo, Giveaway / 12 Comments

Princess Meredith’s eighteenth birthday is fast approaching, but unlike other girls, she is not looking forward to it. Upon her coming of age, she is to marry the prince of Alder, the most powerful kingdom in the world. Though the idea of marriage to a complete stranger is appalling, she knows she has no choice. Without the marriage contract, Stonefall’s alliance with Alder will be lost, and her people will be safe no longer; Theros, King of Talos, has set his eyes of conquest on Stonefall and he wants Meredith dead.



Excerpt & Giveaway: The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

Excerpt & Giveaway: The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith
Posted April 13, 2014 by Melissa in Book promo, Giveaway / 11 Comments

Lucy and Owen meet somewhere between the tenth and eleventh floors of a New York City apartment building, on an elevator rendered useless by a citywide blackout. After they’re rescued, they spend a single night together, wandering the darkened streets and marveling at the rare appearance of stars above Manhattan. But once the power is restored, so is reality. Lucy soon moves to Edinburgh with her parents, while Owen heads out west with his father.


In My Mailbox (4)

In My Mailbox (4)
Posted September 11, 2011 by Melissa in In My Mailbox / 19 Comments

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme created by The Story Siren to share whatever books and bookish goodies that you’ve bought, borrowed, won, or been gifted and have thus entered your home the previous week. You can show off books that you are excited about and it’s also a […]


Book Review: Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Book Review: Wither by Lauren DeStefano
Posted August 25, 2011 by Melissa in Book Review / 10 Comments

Title:  WitherAuthor:  Lauren DeStefanoReading level: Young AdultGenre:  Fantasy/Sci-FiSize: Hardcover, 358 pagesRelease Date:  March 2011Stand Alone or Series: The Chemical Garden Trilogy #1Source: Borrowed from Library What if you knew exactly when you would die? Thanks to modern science, every human being has become a ticking genetic time bomb—males only live to age twenty-five, and females only live to age […]