Becoming Alpha

Becoming Alpha (Alpha Girl #1) by Aileen Erin (2013)

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YA Fiction | Paranormal
3.5 StarsBlurb:

“Tessa McCaide has a unique talent for getting into trouble. Then again, it isn’t easy for a girl with visions to ignore what she sees. Luckily Tessa and her family are leaving California and moving halfway across the country, giving her the perfect opportunity to leave her reputation as “Freaky Tessa” behind. Continue reading

Crown of Midnight

Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2) by Sarah J. Maas (2013)

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YA/NA Fiction | Fantasy
5 starsBlurb:

“From the throne of glass rules a king with a fist of iron and a soul as black as pitch. Assassin Celaena Sardothien won a brutal contest to become his Champion. Yet Celaena is far from loyal to the crown. She hides her secret vigilantly; she knows that the man she serves is bent on evil. Continue reading

Julian

Julian by Anna Katmore (2013)
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YA Fiction | Fantasy/Paranormal | Romance
4 StarsBlurb:

“He was never a part of my plan…

Twelve years ago, when my mother chose her violent lover over me, my end of the deal was a room in an orphanage. Thank God, in six weeks, I’ll be eighteen and free!

Except, a certain stupid sweater in my backpack—okay, okay! I didn’t actually pay for it—lands me at court. And, look at that…my mother is back, too. Continue reading

Vicious

Vicious (Villains #1) by V.E. Schwab (2013)

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Fiction | Sci-Fi/Paranormal
5 starsBlurb:

“Victor and Eli started out as college roommates–brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing possibility: that under the right conditions, someone could develop extraordinary abilities. But when their thesis moves from the academic to the experimental, things go horribly wrong.  Continue reading

The Eternity Cure

The Eternity Cure (Blood of Eden #2) by Julie Kagawa (2013)

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YA Fiction | Paranormal | Dystopia
4 StarsBlurb:

“In Allison Sekemoto’s world, there is one rule left: Blood calls to blood

She has done the unthinkable: died so that she might continue to live. Cast out of Eden and separated from the boy she dared to love, Allie will follow the call of blood to save her creator, Kanin, from the psychotic vampire Sarren. But when the trail leads to Allie’s birthplace in New Covington, what Allie finds there will change the world forever—and possibly end human and vampire existence.  Continue reading

The Circle

The Circle by Dave Eggers (2013)

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Fiction | Contemporary Sci-Fi | Thriller
4.5 stars
Blurb:

“When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users’ personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency.  Continue reading

The Bone Season

The Bone Season (The Bone Season #1) by Samantha Shannon (2013)

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YA/NA Fiction | Fantasy/Paranormal | Dystopia
4 Stars

Blurb:

“The year is 2059. Nineteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working in the criminal underworld of Scion London, based at Seven Dials, employed by a man named Jaxon Hall. Her job: to scout for information by breaking into people’s minds. For Paige is a dreamwalker, a clairvoyant and, in the world of Scion, she commits treason simply by breathing. Continue reading