‘Gilt’ by Katherine Longshore

Gilt by Katherine Longshore Viking Juvenile 398 pages Pub. Date:   May 15, 2012 Book received from:  Won (signed copy from A Little Shelf of Heaven) _____________________________________ Genre:  YA Historical Fiction Series:  There is no name to the series, but it is a series focusing on the women of the court of King Henry VIII. Cover:  […]

‘Code Name Verity’ by Elizabeth Wein

Code Name Verity  by Elizabeth Wein Disney-Hyperion 343 pages Pub. Date:   May 5, 2012 Book received from:  Purchased _____________________________________ Genre:  YA Historical Fiction/ WWII Fiction Cover:  Simple and really gets the feeling across.  Although, I do like the UK edition as well, as it tells the story very well.  As far as the paperback release, […]

‘Fateful’ by Claudia Gray

Fateful by Claudia Gray HarperTeen 328 pages Pub. Date:   September 13, 2011 Book received from:  Purchased _____________________________________ Genre:  YA Historical Paranormal Fantasy Cover:  Meh.  Boooooorrrrriiiiinnnngggg.  Writing out ‘boring’ like that was the most thrilling thing about the entire cover.  *yawn* Characters:  Average.  Great at times, frustrating at times. Tagline:  A doomed voyage, a love written […]

Waiting on Wednesday #13: ‘A Most Dangerous Deception’ by Sarah Zettel

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly event, hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, to spotlight upcoming releases that make me clap in bookish glee. This week’s selection: A Most Dangerous Deception by Sarah Zettel Release date:  November 5, 2013 Publisher:  Harcourt Children’s Books Why?  Historical fiction, intrigue, and gorgeous cover?  Yes, please! From the jacket: A warning to […]

Waiting on Wednesday #12: ‘Hideous Love’ by Stephanie Hemphill

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly event, hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, to spotlight upcoming releases that make me clap in bookish glee. This week’s selection: Hideous Love by Stephanie Hemphill Release date:  October 1, 2013 Publisher:  Balzar + Bray Why?  I would love to learn more about Mary Shelley, and this sounds like a gothically beautiful […]