Book Reviews

House of Hades by Rick Riordan
Just like any other Percy Jackson fangirl, I rushed to Barnes and Nobles ASAP to pick up my forever to be treasured copy of The House of Hades. Let me just say, Riordan has not let us down!
 
We start with the crew of the Argos II in chaos, distrusting each other, each blaming themselves for Annabeth and Percy’s fall into Tarturas, all the while dodging and fighting Gaea’s min...read more

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
I’m always on the search for a good book, so when I got about 5 recommendations of The Fault in Our Stars, I figured I might as well read it.

The story focuses on cancer patient Hazel Grace Lancaster. Hazel, now 16, has been diagnosed for several years and has pretty much accepted her oncoming death. She’s uninterested in pretty much anything to do with life. That is, until she me...read more

Eragon - The Inheritance Cycle by Christpher Paolini
Recently, I came upon the Inheritance Cycle, a brilliant series introduced to me by a friend. She swore that is was so good, it topped Harry Potter, which I highly doubted, but nevertheless, I gave it a try. And let me tell you, I now understand why she would tell me such a thing.

Here's a quick summary: His whole life, Eragon has lived on a farm at the edge of the small town of Ca...read more

Uglies by Scott Westerfield
Uglies, by Scott Westerfield, centers around 15-year-old Tally Youngblood, who is eagerly awaiting her sixteenth birthday. The day she will turn beautiful. For in Tally's city, on your sixteenth birthday you receive a surgery that turns you drop-dead gorgeous.

But when Tally meets Shay, another fellow "Ugly," she learns life isn't all about being pretty. For Tally's new best frie...read more

North of Beautiful by Justina Chen
North of Beautiful, by Justina Chen Headley, is about young Terra Cooper, who, at first glance, is enviably pretty. But if you happen to see her without her thick layer of makeup, you'll notice an ugly port-wine stain splattered across the side of her face.

With an over-controlling, abusive father, and unconfident mother, Terra doesn't know where she stands. All she knows is that ...read more

Fallen by Lauren Kate
Say goodbye to werewolves and vampires! Fallen Angels are now the new object of obsession!

Fallen, by Lauren Kate, is not your average story. Romantic, dark, and sexy, this 4-book series attracts girls and women, 13+.

Lucinda "Luce" Price, after being involved in a mysterious accident, which kills her crush, is sent to Sword and Cross Reform School. There, she s...read more