Tag: DAC2012

Dec 07
Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Reviews 0

Date published: 11th December 2012 Publisher: Razorbill (Penguin AU) Format: Hardback, 412 pages Series: Falling Kingdoms, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781595145840 ISBN 10: 1595145842 Categories: YA - Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by publisher In a land where magic has been forgotten but peace has reigned for centuries, a deadly unrest is simmering. Three kingdoms grapple for power—brutally transforming their subjects’ lives in the process. Amidst betrayals, bargains, and battles, four young people find their fates forever intertwined: Cleo: A princess raised in luxury must embark on a rough and treacherous journey into enemy territory in search of a magic long...

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Oct 31
The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke

The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke

Reviews 2 ★★★★★

Ananna doesn’t trust pretty people, and her parents have picked the clueless but extremely handsome heir of the Hariri clan, Tarrin, for her to marry. Decidedly unhappy at the prospect, Ananna runs away from her parents, her life as a pirate, and everything she knows and holds dear. But she…

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Oct 24
Poison Princess by Kresley Cole

Poison Princess by Kresley Cole

Reviews 1 ★★★★

A real page turner, Poison Princess had me intrigued from the start: grabbing my attention and not letting go. The premise is wonderfully intriguing, and although I didn’t initially like the characters, they grew on me, and now I can’t wait to follow their adventures in the next books of…

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Oct 19
The Forever Girl by Rebecca Hamilton

The Forever Girl by Rebecca Hamilton

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Date published: 26th January 2012 Publisher: Immortal Ink Publishing Format: Ebook, 350 pages Series: Forever Girl, Book 1 ASIN: B00729GQ0A Categories: Other Paranormal, New Adult Goodreads / Amazon (US) / Barnes and Noble (US) / AbeBooks (Intl) / Itunes (US) Source: provided by the author for review Sophia’s family has skeletons, but they aren’t in their graves….

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Oct 17
Crewel by Gennifer Albin

Crewel by Gennifer Albin

Reviews 1 ★★★

Date published: 4th October 2012 Publisher: Faber & Faber (through Allen & Unwin AU) Format: Paperback, 360 pages Series: The Crewel World, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9780571282890 ISBN 10:  057128289X Categories: YA Fantasy, Dystopian Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) / Bookworld Source: provided by the publisher for review Challenge: 2012 Debut Author Challenge Incapable. Awkward. Artless….

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Oct 10
What’s Left of Me by Kat Zhang

What’s Left of Me by Kat Zhang

Reviews 1

Date published: 1st October 2012 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers AU Format: Paperback, 342 pages Series: The Hybrid Chronicles, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9780732294700 ISBN 10:  0732294703 Categories: YA Science Fiction, Dystopian Goodreads / Booktopia (AU) / Bookworld Source: provided by the publisher for review Challenge: 2012 Debut Author Challenge I should not exist. But I do. Eva and Addie started…

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Sep 18
Midnight City by J. Barton Mitchell

Midnight City by J. Barton Mitchell

Reviews 1

Midnight City is a strong, well paced and ultimately enjoyable debut novel that tells the story of a futuristic Earth after an alien invasion. The aliens have incapacitated the human population through a mysterious kind of mind control that only affects adults. Thus the only people outside alien control are…

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Sep 14
Defiance by C.J. Redwine

Defiance by C.J. Redwine

Reviews 2

Date published: 11th September 2012 Publisher: Atom (Hachette UK) Format: Paperback, 403 pages Series: The Courier’s Daughter, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781907411335 Categories: YA Fantasy, Dystopian Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher Rachel’s world is confined to the protective walls around her city. Beyond them are…

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Sep 13
Redemption by Veronique Launier

Redemption by Veronique Launier

Reviews 0

Date published: 8th September 2012 Publisher: Flux Books Format: Paperback, 360 pages Series: Hearts of Stone, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9780738730745 ISBN 10: 0738730742 Categories: YA Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher Challenge: 2012 Debut Author Challenge Guillaume: For five hundred years I’ve existed as a…

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Sep 11
Shift by Kim Curran

Shift by Kim Curran

Reviews 1

Date published: 4th September 2012 Publisher: Strange Chemistry Format: Paperback, 416 pages Series: Shift, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781908844040 ISBN 10: 1908844043 Categories: YA Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) / Bookworld Source: provided by the publisher for review When your average, 16-year old loser, Scott Tyler, meets the beautiful and mysterious Aubrey Jones, he learns…

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Sep 07
Blackwood by Gwenda Bond

Blackwood by Gwenda Bond

Reviews 2 ★★★★

I had only vaguely heard of The Lost Colony before reading this book, so I was immediately hooked by the premise. Blackwood is dark and mysterious, filled with action, ancient curses and some seriously creepy magic – all of which I enjoyed! Miranda and Phillips are a great pair of…

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