Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Shiver Review

Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater
Synposis: Grace and Sam share a kinship so close they could be lovers or siblings. But they also share a problem. When the temperature slips towards freezing, Sam reverts to his wolf identity and must retreat into the woods to protect his pack. He worries that eventually his human side will fade away and he will left howling alone at the lonely moon. A stirring supernatural teen romance.

My Rating: really liked it (my current rating)  really liked it (my current rating)  really liked it (my current rating)  really liked it (my current rating)  
Format: eBook, Read on NOOK
Start Date: August 23rd, 2012
Finish Date: August 28th, 2012
Series: Mercy Falls #1

My Review:
     I usally don't take very long to read a book, but this one was different. I had a hard time at first getting into it. I practically had to force myself to read it. Then, it got really interesting. I couldn't put Nookie Cookie (My nook's name) down. I got soooooo mad when I had to charge it and when I had to go to bed. The writing was amazing. About the cover. The cover doesn't make it look like its a goot book, but it is. I gave it four stars because I had times where I was like, "Really?". I still can't belive Grace didn't ask Sam to become a werewolf. I will have to read the rest of the series. I wish my mom hadn't put a hold on my buying books.... ONto the charactors!
Grace: Grace was, different. A good kind of different. I had this picture in my mind of her, she looked pretty, in my opinion. I liked that she wasn't a goody two shoes, and still cared about her grades, and tried her hardest to do well on her tests and stuff.
Sam: Throuought the story, I found my self thinking, "God, He's a wimp." Which, in my opinion, he is.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

In A Heatbeat Review

In a Heartbeat by Loretta Ellsworth by Loretta Ellsworth
Synposis: When a small mistake costs sixteen-year-old Eagan her life during a figure-skating competition, she leaves many things unreconciled, including her troubled relationship with her mother. From her vantage point in the afterlife, Eagan reflects back on her memories, and what she could have done differently, through her still-beating heart.

When fourteen-year-old Amelia learns she will be getting a heart transplant, her fear and guilt battle with her joy at this new chance at life. And afterwards when she starts to feel different—dreaming about figure skating, craving grape candy—her need to learn about her donor leads her to discover and explore Eagan’s life, meeting her grieving loved ones and trying to bring the closure they all need to move on.

Told in alternating viewpoints, In a Heartbeat tells the emotional and compelling story of two girls sharing one heart.

My Rating: didn't like it didn't like it didn't like it
Format: Paperback
Start Date: August 16th.
Finished Date: August 17th.

My Review:
     A friend lent me this book. I loved it, but there wasn't much detail. It was also hard at times to figure out who's Point Of View it was in, if it was in Eagan's, and she was in her Mom's dream, and then Amelia showed up. Really hard. Still, I loved it.

Friday, August 17, 2012

My To-Read List

My To Read List
(No special order)
  1. Reached by Allie Condie
  2. Drizzle by Kathleen Van Cleve
  3. The Staircase by Ann Rinaldi
  4. Running in the Rain by Ronda Burke
  5. Rules for Secret Keeping by Lauren Barnholdt
  6. The Golden Acorn by Catharine Cooper
  7. Chocolate Wars: The 150 Year Rivalry Between the World's Greatest Chocolate Makers by Deborah Cadbury
  8. Sweet Treats and Secret Crushes by Lisa Greenwald
  9. Mia in the Mix by Coco Simon
  10. What I Learned From Being a Cheerleader by Adrianne Ambrose
  11. Close to Famous by Joan Bauer
  12. The Summer Before Boys by Nora Raleigh Baskin
  13. No Passengers Beyond This Point by Gennifer Choldenko
  14. Aliens on Vacation by Clete Barrett Smith
  15. 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson
  16. Candy Wars: The Tooth Fairy vs. the Candy King by R.G. Cordiner
  17. Katie and the Cupcake War by Coco Simon
  18. Stealing Parker by Miranda Kenneally
  19. The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson
  20. Whisper by Alyson Noel
  21. Revamped by Ada Adams
  22. The Bronze and the Brimstone
  23. Finally by Wendy Mass
  24. Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
  25. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by  Stieg Larsson
  26. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
  27. The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
  28. Dracula by Bram Stoker
  29. Blood Wounds by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  30. All These Things I've Done by Gabrielle Zevin
  31. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
  32. Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler
  33. Timepiece by Myra McEntire
  34. Lonely Souls by Karice Bolton
  35. The Boy On Cinnamon Street by Phoebe Stone
  36. Film at Eleven by Maggie Bloom
  37. This Is So Not Happening by Kieran Scott
  38. He's So Not Worth It by Kieran Scott
  39. She's So Dead To Us by Kieran Scott
  40. Lost It by Kirsten Tracy
  41. The Reinvention of Bessica Lefter by Kirsten Tracy
  42. Geek Chic: The Zoey Zone by Margie Palatini
  43. Double Feature by Julia DeVillers
  44. My Life in Pink and Green by  Lisa Greenwald
  45. Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
  46. Cursed by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  47. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  48. The Girl Who Could Fly by Victoria Forester
  49. Cross My Heart And Hope to Spy by Ally Carter
  50. Epic Fail by Claire LaZebnik
  51. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  52. This Bird Flew Away by Lynda M. Martin
  53. Au Revoir Crazy European Chick by Joe Schreiber
  54. ttyl by Lauren Myracle
  55. Someone Else's Fairytale by Emily Mah Tippetts
  56. Keeping the Moon by Sarah Dessen
  57. Somone Like You by Sarah Dessen
  58. Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
  59. Forever by Maggie Stiefvater
  60. Stealing Heaven by Elizabeth Scott
  61. Between Shades of Grey by Ruta Septeys
  62. My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
  63. Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma
  64. Flipped by Wendalin Van Draanen
  65. Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay
  66. Shine by Lauren Myracle
  67. Burn for Burn by Jenny Han
  68. ttfn by Lauren Myracle
  69. Crash by Nicole Williams
  70. Tales From a Not-So Talented Pop Star by Rachel Renee Russel
  71. Skating Sensation by Rachel Renee Russel
  72. Dork Diaries Party Time by Rachel Renee Russel
  73. Dork Diaries #5 by Rachel Renee Russel
  74. How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston
  75. Sprinkles & Secrets by Lisa Schroeder
  76. Lost Voices by Sarah Porter
  77. Starkissed by Brynna Gabrielson
  78. The Curiosity Cabinet by Catherine Czerkawska
  79. The Never-Ending Story by Michael Ende
  80. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer