White Cat

White Cat (Curse Workers #1) by Holly Black (2010)

White Cat

YA Fiction | Fantasy | Crime & Mystery
3.5 StarsBlurb:

“Cassel comes from a shady, magical family of con artists and grifters. He doesn’t fit in at home or at school, so he’s used to feeling like an outsider. He’s also used to feeling guilty; he killed his best friend, Lila, years ago.

But when Cassel begins to have strange dreams about a white cat, and people around him are losing their memories, he starts to wonder what really happened to Lila. In his search for answers, he discovers a wicked plot for power that seems certain to succeed. But Cassel has other ideas and a plan to con the conmen.”
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Cat’s Cradle

Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut (1963)

Cat's Cradle

Fiction | Sci-Fi | Classic4 StarsBlurb:

“Told with deadpan humour and bitter irony, Kurt Vonnegut’s cult tale of global destruction preys on our deepest fears of witnessing Armageddon and, worse still, surviving it …  Continue reading

Clockwork Angel

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1) by Cassandra Clare (2010)

Clockwork Angel
YA Fiction | Paranormal
4 Stars
Blurb:

“In a time when Shadowhunters are barely winning the fight against the forces of darkness, one battle will change the course of history forever. Welcome to the Infernal Devices trilogy, a stunning and dangerous prequel to the New York Timesbestselling Mortal Instruments series.  Continue reading

Behemoth

Behemoth (Leviathan #2) by Scott Westerfeld (2010)

Behemoth

YA Fiction | Historical Fantasy | Steampunk
4.5 stars
Blurb:

“The behemoth is the fiercest creature in the British navy. It can swallow enemy battleships with one bite. The Darwinists will need it, now that they are at war with the Clanker powers.

Deryn is a girl posing as a boy in the British Air Service, and Alek is the heir to an empire posing as a commoner. Finally together aboard the airship Leviathan, they hope to bring the war to a halt. But when disaster strikes the Leviathan‘s peacekeeping mission, they find themselves alone and hunted in enemy territory.  Continue reading

I Am Number Four

I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies #1) by Pittacus Lore (2010)

I am number four

YA Fiction | Paranormal: Aliens4 StarsBlurb:

“Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you. But we are not you. We can do things you dream of doing. We have powers you dream of having. We are stronger and faster than anything you have ever seen. We are the superheroes you worship in movies and comic books–but we are real.
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Matched

Matched (Matched #1) by Ally Condie (2010)

matched

Teen Fiction | Dystopian3 StarsBlurb:

“Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander’s face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is her ideal mate… until she sees Ky Markham’s face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black.  Continue reading