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The Silver Witch

The Silver Witch is an incredible story that quickly drew me into its magic filled plot. The characters were exciting and I was eager to discover what the author had in store for them. It took me just two days to read this novel because I c...

4 Stars

Tracked

Tracked by Jenny Martin is a highly original novel that is sure to become a fast favorite. The characters were all intriguing as was the plot. I love the idea of a teenage girl street racing. I read this book in one sitting, it is that good...

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  • Author: Jenny Martin
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Debut Title, * SF: Science Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Dial Books

Blackbird Fly

Blackbird Fly is a powerful story that I liked very much. The main character Apple is sure to be a character that many pre-teen girls will relate to. This story made me feel many different things while I was reading Apple's story. The plot...

4 Stars

First There Was Forever

First There Was Forever was slow at the beginning but picked up a few chapters in. I was a little disappointed with the friendship between the two main characters. I expected best friends to be closer but their relationship seemed a bit one...

4 Stars
  • Author: Juliana Romano
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Debut Title, * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Dial Books

Demon Child - Celestial Battle Trilogy, #2

Demon Child was a delight to read from beginning to end. The characters made for a wonderfully thrilling story. The plot showed how talented the author is at creating enjoyable stories. There is tons of action which kept me reading this boo...

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Edison's Alley - The Accelerati Trilogy, #2

Edison's Alley was a fresh and interesting story with a cast of amazingly unique characters. Even the villains of this story added to an already refreshing story. I have never read anything quite like this before. My favorite character was...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Neal Shusterman, Eric Elfman
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Kids: Middle Grade, * Young Adult, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Hyperion

Hunted Warrior - The Dragon Kings, #3

When I began reading Hunted Warrior I was expecting actual dragons and I was disappointed there wasn't. Otherwise, I was pleased with the characters who kept things exciting. The story was enjoyable and it moved along at a good pace. Despit...

4 Stars

The Glittering World

The Glittering World by Robery Levy was not what I expected. I was expecting a more exciting story than the story I got. The characters each brought something special to the story which is the main reason I was reluctant to give up on this...

3 Stars

Grasshopper Jungle

Grasshopper Jungle is another amazing story from Andrew Smith who is an exceptional storyteller. The book is about how a town is taken over by giant praying mantises that only does two things. The plot of this book is so unbelievable but th...

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  • Author: Andrew Smith
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Speak

The Hawley Book of the Dead

The Hawley Book of the Dead was a thrilling debut from the very beginning. I loved that the book was set in Massachusetts. The elements of magic grabbed ahold of my attention and refused to let go. The characters were all very interesting a...

4 Stars

Flirting with Fire - Hot in Chicago, #1

Flirting with Fire is the first book in the Hot in Chicago series. I enjoyed this book because it was something different. I haven't read any straight contemporary romance novels lately so this was refreshing. The plot kept a good pace from...

4 Stars

The Alex Crow

Out of all of the books I have read by Andrew Smith, The Alex Crow is the most unique story. The fact that Smith can take multiple stories and deftly weave them together shows what a talented writer he is. I admit that I was confused by the...

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Meet Me at the Beach - Seashell Bay, #1

Meet Me at the Beach is a light hearted contemporary romance. I felt the contrast between the two main characters was what made their relationship so great. I am a big fan of Summer themed novels which was why I wanted to read this so much....

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  • Author: V. K. Sykes
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Forever

Rising Fire - A Novel of the Stone Circles, #1

Brienne is a young woman with more than one secret. William is a man on a dangerous mission and Lord Hugh just wants power. Add in an ancient goddess and you have an instant disaster waiting to happen. The pace of Rising Fire was a bit slow...

3 Stars
  • Author: Terri Brisbin
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Signet

Every Little Kiss - The Harvest Cove Series, #2

Every Little Kiss started with an event that set the pace for the entire book. The character Emma at the beginning of the book was very different from how she behaved through the rest of the book. I enjoyed seeing the different sides of her...

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  • Author: Kendra Leigh Castle
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Signet

Black Ice - The Midgard Series, #2

Black Ice is the sequel to the novel Mist by Susan Kinnard. I adored the character of Mist because of what a strong female character she is. This book doesn't disappoint as far as action goes. The character of Loki was so wicked but intrigu...

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The Look of Love

The Look of Love by Sarah Jio is a smartly written romance from the very beginning. It kept up a good even pace. The plot was wonderful. It hooked me a few pages in with the smart dialogue. It was both a happy and sad story but I wouldn't c...

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  • Author: Sarah Jio
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Plume

Things Half in Shadow

Things Half in Shadow by Alan Finn is a historically accurate novel that has a good blend of suspense and the paranormal. I was quickly drawn into the story the author was telling. One of the things I loved the most about this book was how...

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Gods and Monsters - Mythbreaker

Gods and Monsters is the first book I have read by Chuck Wendig and it is one of the best books I have read. The characters were crazy in the best possible way. I really liked that Sam stuck by Fitz through all of the craziness going on. Th...

4 Stars

Path of Smoke - A Novel of the Parallel Parks, #2

Path of Smoke started off slow but picked up speed after a couple of chapters. Despite having read the previous book in this series, I was still slightly confused by the parallel worlds. Once I got over my confusion, I found Path of Smoke t...

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  • Author: Bailey Cunningham
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Hush

Hush by Karen Robards starts with a fair amount of suspense and as the story unfolds, the suspense continues to increase. Riley is a real fire cracker and I very much enjoyed how Riley and Finn interacted with each other. Their chemistry wa...

4 Stars

Sovereign - The Books of Mortals

Sovereign is the third book in The Book of Mortals series and should be read in order. The fact that I read Sovereign before reading the previous books made it slightly difficult to follow what was happening but Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee are...

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Kindred and Wings - A Shifted World Novel

Kindred and Wings by Philippa Ballantine is an epic fantasy that focuses on three individuals and their journey to discover what their destiny is. This book has everything that I love about the fantasy genre. Including mythical beings, a wo...

4 Stars

Drop Dead, Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous marks the return of Lonnie Adebayo who is out for blood after a vicious attack. I enjoyed the premise of this book and I loved the character of Lonnie because of how strong she is and everything that she overcomes through...

4 Stars

Speak of the Devil

Speak of the Devil is about prosecutor Anna Curtis whose life is thrown into turmoil after she is picked to prosecute a heinous crime that brings long buried secrets to light. Speak of the Devil was by far my favorite thriller that I read i...

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Corrupt Practices - A Parker Stern Novel, #1

Just one of the many things I enjoyed about Corrupt Practices was that it was written by a lawyer. This makes the book all the more believable. I liked how determined the main character was to solve the suicide of his mentor while fighting...

4 Stars

In Thunder Forged - The Fall of Llael, #1 / Iron Kingdoms Chronicles

What made me want to read this book was the similarities between this novel and the popular game Dungeons and Dragons. Once I began reading Thunder Forged I quickly discovered the similarities between the book and the above mentioned game w...

3 Stars

This Side of Jealousy - The Innocents

I knew that I would enjoy reading this book by the title and the book description. I was captivated by the characters and all of the drama that surrounded each of them. This series has similar qualities to another favorite series of mine an...

4 Stars
  • Author: Lili Peloquin
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Razorbill

Where Beauty Lies

Where Beauty Lies by Elle and Blair Fowler was a fun book with a villain that I never expected. The two main female characters were both great characters and the relationship between them was rock solid. The Contessa had me laughing so hard...

4 Stars

Vengeance is Now - Tate Holloway

Vengeance is Now has a strong opening and the story continues to pick up in speed and intensity. The character of Tate was smart and determined. Rita was a perfect sidekick - playing Robin to Tate's Batman. While reading this book I was try...

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As You Wish

This was the first book by Eloisa James that I have read and I can say with 100 percent honesty that I absolutely loved every single thing about this book. The characters were so endearing and real that it was nearly impossible not to like...

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A Hundred Words for Hate - A Remy Chandler Novel

The first time that I read A Hundred Words for Hate by Thomas E. Sniegoski I wasn't a big fan of the storyline but after reading it a second time I found the plot as well as the characters much more enjoyable. I am very glad I took the time...

4 Stars
  • Author: Thomas E. Sniegoski
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

The Shadowy Horses

The thing that first made me want to read this book was the fact it was set in Scotland. After reading a few chapters I became engrossed in the storyline which I found to be incredibly interesting because I have always enjoyed learning new...

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Dead Things - Eric Carter #1

My favorite thing about Dead Things was by far the main character Eric Carter because who doesn't like a bad boy? Another thing that I found refreshing was that Dead Things had no romance going on in the background. Sometimes I just like to...

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  • Author: Stephen Blackmoore
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Any Duchess Will Do - Spindle Cove

There was not a single thing that I did not like about this book. Tessa Dare has created a wonderfully intriguing cast of characters. I loved how determined Pauline was to create a better life not only for herself but for her sister as well...

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Me Before You

After reading the first few pages of this book I found it so easy to identify with the situation that Louisa found herself in. The further I got into the story that author Jojo Moyes has created I found myself rooting for Louisa to succeed...

5 Stars

Pierced

I began reading this book several times but the book continously failed to hold my attention. The book seemed to move at a snail's pace and I found it hard to relate to the characters.

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When You're Desired

I found the premise of this book to be a bit boring and the pace was too slow for my liking. The characters failed to hold my attention and I felt they were a little dull.

3 Stars

Allegiance Sworn - A Novel of the Light Blade, #3

Although this is the first book of this series that I have read I was instantly hooked. The characters were all so likable and I loved the chemistry between the main characters which changed and grew through the book.

5 Stars

The Dark Hunger - Book Two of the Eternal Dead Series

The Dark Hunger has a strong plot and interesting characters however the constant jumping from one point of view to another quickly became confusing. I would have enjoyed this book far more had the author focused more on the characters of J...

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Scandalous

Scandalous by Tilly Bagshawe is another thrilling novel that fans are sure to devour. As the title suggests there is no shortage of scandal in this book. The characters in this novel all had their fair share of flaws but that is just one of...

5 Stars

Buried - A Bone Secrets Novel, #3

Buried is the first book by Kendra Elliot that I have read and I am happy to say I loved everything about this book. The plot was filled with so much suspense and the number of twists and unexpected turns had me hooked right away. The chara...

4 Stars

Ghost Town

While I found this book enjoyable at the same time I was a bit disappointed that it didn't focus more on the supernatural aspects. However, I did like the similarities between Ghost Town and the show hosted by the authors. The quirky cast o...

4 Stars

Love on the Run - Nola O'Grady, #4

I loved how this book began as well as the characters Nola, Ari, and Nola's family. However, as the book shifted from the paranormal genre to the genre of science fiction I found myself enjoying the book less.

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  • Author: Katharine Kerr
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Fame

Author Tilly Bagshawe has done it again with her latest contemporary romance novel. I very much enjoyed how each character evolved throughout the storyline. There is no shortage of steamy scenes which are as always tastefully written. The e...

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Blood and Magick - Deacon Chalk Occult Bounty Hunter Novels, #3

Blood and Magick by James R. Tuck is the newest Deacon Chalk novel and I am sure that the fans will not be disappointed. Mr. Tuck has stepped up his game and written a novel that is sure to quickly be devoured by his many fans. What makes D...

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Under the Gun - Underworld Detection Agency 4

Under the Gun is the fourth book in the Underworld Detection Agency and I feel that this book could be read as a standalone novel as well. The pace of the book moved along at just the right speed for someone just discovering Hannah Jayne's...

4 Stars

Nightwatcher

Nightwatcher by Wendy Corsi Staub has everything needed for a truly pulse pounding thriller. Having the book take place when it did was genius and Ms. Staub wrote about this sensitive topic with great respect to all who were affected. The c...

4 Stars

Angel's Desire - Fallen Warriors, #2

Angel's Desire was an exciting read with engaging characters that I found intriguing. The plot moved along at a good pace that kept me from putting this book down. I especially liked the character of Tayla because of how strong she was.

4 Stars

The First Spell - Prequel to Hot Magic

The First Spell by Rachel Carrington is a prequel to Hot Magic and can be read as a standalone book. The book begins at a quick pace and keeps that pace until the conclusion. I loved seeing how Charlie and Jensen's relationship changed thro...

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