Posts Categorized: Young Adult

The Madman’s Daughter – Review

The Madman’s Daughter – Review

  The Madman’s Daughter (The Madman’s Daughter #1)  by Megan Shepherd Publication date: 29 Jan 2013 by Balzer + Bray ISBN 10/13: 0062128027 | 9780062128027 Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Young Adult Historical Fiction Keywords: Historical, romance, re-telling, science Format: Hardcover, eBook Source: Library My Synopsis: The Madman’s Daughter is a re-telling/alternate view of the H.G. Wells classic The Island of Dr. Moreau told from the point of view of Moreau’s daughter, Juliet. Accused of performing inhumane and ungodly experiments, Dr. Moreau abandons Juliet and her mother when she is 10 years old. Believed to be dead, Juliet’s… Read more »

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Bloodlines – Review

Bloodlines – Review

Bloodlines (Bloodlines #1) by Richelle Mead Publication date: 23 Aug 2011 by Razorbill ISBN 10/13: 1595143173 | 9781595143174Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Young Adult Paranormal/MysteryKeywords: Paranormal, romance, Vampire Academy, vampires, alchemyFormat: Hardcover, paperback, eBookSource: Purchased Synopsis: Blood doesn’t lie… Sydney is an alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of human and vampires. They protect vampire secrets – and human lives. When Sydney is torn from her bed in the middle of the night, at first she thinks she’s still being punished for her complicated alliance with dhampir… Read more »

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Dark Companion – Review

Dark Companion – Review

Dark Companion by Marta Acosta Publication date: 03 July 2012 by Tor Teen ISBN 10/13: 0765329646 | 978-0765329646Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Young Adult Mystery/Romance Keywords: Mystery, romance, Gothic, boarding school Format: Hardcover, eBookSource: ARC received from publisher at ALA Synopsis: Orphaned at the age of six, Jane Williams has grown up in a series of foster homes, learning to survive in the shadows of life. Through hard work and determination, she manages to win a scholarship to the exclusive Birch Grove Academy. There, for the first time, Jane finds herself accepted by a group of friends. She even starts tutoring the headmistress’s gorgeous… Read more »

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