Feb 26

Review – The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

Title: The Princess Diaries, Book 1
Author: Meg Cabot
Publisher: HarperTeen
Publication Date: March 25, 2008
Page Count: 256
Where I got: Library
Where you can get it: Amazon
How much: 8.99
Format I read it in: Ebook

Description/Blurb:

Mia must take princess lessons from her dreaded grandmere, the dowager princess of Genovia, who thinks Mia has a thing or two to learn before she steps up to the throne.

Well, her father can lecture her until he’s royal-blue in the face about her princessly duty – no way is she moving to Genovia and leaving Manhattan behind.

Feb 25

ARC Review – Every Day by David Levithan



Title: Every Day
Author: David Levithan
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: August 28, 2012
Page Count: 336
Where I got: Random House Giveaway
Where you can get it: Amazon
How much: Hardcover 11.27 Kindle 4.99 Paperback 8.54
Format I read it in: ARC/Paperback

Description/Blurb:

In his New York Times bestselling novel, David Levithan introduces readers to what Entertainment Weekly calls a “wise, wildly unique” love story about A, a teen who wakes up every morning in a different body, living a different life.

Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl.

Feb 24

Review – Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Title: Mockingjay
Author: Suzanne Collins
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: August 24, 2010
Page Count: 400
Where I got: Borrowed
Where you can get it: Amazon
How much: 10.98
Format I read it in: Ebook

Description/Blurb:

Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she’s made it out of the bloody arena alive, she’s still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss. And what’s worse, President Snow has made it clear that no one else is safe either. Not Katniss’s family, not her friends, not the people of District 12. Powerful and haunting, this thrilling final installment of Suzanne Collins’s groundbreaking The Hunger Games trilogy promises to be one of the most talked about books of the year

Feb 23

Review – Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Title: Catching Fire
Author: Suzanne Collins
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: September 1, 2009
Page Count: 391
Where I got: Borrowed
Where you can get it: Amazon
How much: 10.98
Format I read it in: Ebook

Description/Blurb:

Against all odds, Katniss has won the Hunger Games. She and fellow District 12 tribute Peeta Mellark are miraculously still alive. Katniss should be relieved, happy even. After all, she has returned to her family and longtime friend, Gale. Yet nothing is the way Katniss wishes it to be. Gale holds her at an icy distance. Peeta has turned his back on her completely. And there are whispers of a rebellion against the Capitol – a rebellion that Katniss and Peeta may have helped create.

Feb 20

Review – The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Title: The Hunger Games
Author: Suzanne Collins
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: July 3, 2010
Page Count: 384
Where I got: Barnes and Noble
Where you can get it: Amazon
How much: List Price 10.99 Paperback 6.75 Kindle 5.00
Format I read it in: Nook/Ebook

Description/Blurb:

Feb 14

Black, White and Read Tours Presents The Dusk Gate Chronicles by Breeana Puttroff – Bonus Review of A Christmas Rose

Title: A Christmas Rose
Author: Breeana Puttroff
Publisher: Musefish Press
Publication Date: December 16, 2012
Page Count: 97 Pages
Where I got: Purchased
Where you can get it: Amazon
How much: 2.99
Format I read it in: Ebook

Description/Blurb:

Haven’t yet read the first four books in the Dusk Gate Chronicles? Pick up Book One, Seeds of Discovery, FREE for a limited time!

Over 40,000 books sold in series! Find out why everyone is falling in love with The Dusk Gate Chronicles.
A Christmas Rose is a follow-up novella (~20k words) for readers of The Dusk Gate Chronicles who would like a little glimpse of Quinn and William’s lives after the final book.

Feb 02

Black, White and Read Tours Presents The Dusk Gate Chronicles, Interview with author Breeana Puttroff and a Giveaway, too.

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First, for a little background:

Book One: Seeds of Discovery
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Quinn Robbins has never noticed William Rose at Bristlecone High School – not until the night she almost runs him down in her car.
After that, she never stops noticing him. Because William is different than the other boys…

Why does a high school senior always have his nose buried in medical journals?
And how does he keep disappearing down by the river every Friday night?