Monthly Archives: September 2012

By the Cover: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

How many of us love to stand in a bookstore and just stare at all the gorgeous book covers? Go on raise your hand you know you do! But we aren’t supposed to judge a book by it’s cover. A really pretty cover; however, can drag us in all the same. We’ll be picking out some of our favorite covers and displaying them here for […]

Daylight Saving

Title: Daylight Saving Author: Edward Hogan Publisher: Candlewick Publication Date: Sept 2012 Classification: YA Novel Challenge: None Summary from Goodreads: Can you save someone from something that’s already happened? Daniel’s expectations for his forced vacation with his father at the Leisure World Holiday Complex are low. He hates sports, and his father is mostly lost in drink and depression. But then he sees a strange girl swimming in […]

In Honor by Jessi Kirby

In Honor by Jessi Kirby Format: Hardcover Pages: 240 Source: Purchased by Reviewer A devastating loss leads to an unexpected road trip in this novel from the author of Moonglass, whose voice Sarah Dessen says “is fresh and wise, all at once.” Hours after her brother’s military funeral, Honor opens the last letter Finn ever sent. In her grief, she interprets his note as a […]

Spider Man–Kraven’s Last Hunt

Title: Spider-Man: Kraven’s Last Hunt Author: J.M. Dematteis and Mike Zeck Publisher: Marvel Comics Publication Date: Aug 2008 Classification: Graphic Novel       Summary from Goodreads: Kraven the Hunter has stalked and killed every animal known to man. But there is one beast that has eluded him. One quarry that has not only eluded him, but has mocked him at every turn. His prey: the wall-crawling vigilante […]

Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Insurgent by Veronica Roth #2 in the Divergent series ASIN: B00655U3WE Pages: 545 Pages Format: Kindle Edition Source: Purchased by Reviewer Reading Order: 1. Divergent 2. Insurgent One choice can transform you–or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves–and herself–while grappling with haunting […]