The First by Dylan S. Perry

Rating: 5/5   Genre: YA Fantasy   Recommended Age: 13+ (some mature scenes)   Favorite Quote:“Were they really so insignificant to the men around them that their absence could go unnoticed for so long?”   Naseby, England.Baroness Margaret Elizabeth De Meaux knows exactly where she fits in the hierarchy of society, of her family, and … Continue reading The First by Dylan S. Perry

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larson

Warning: Language. Rating: 3.5/5 Genre: Mystery/Thriller Recommended Age: 18+ (triggering scenes, mature scenes, gore, violence) Favorite Quote: “Hey, you fucking creep, in this shithole! I've got a monopoly on that one.” Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden's wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her aged uncle continues to … Continue reading The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larson

Beyond Fear by Stephanie Hanlon

Rating: 3/5 Genre: YA Fantasy Recommended Age: 14+ (violence and gore) Favorite Quote: "'Since that day, the world we live in has become a very dark and dangerous place.'" “Are you really ready to condemn all those people to death?” he asked. “Because they will die. I can promise you that.” A new evil has … Continue reading Beyond Fear by Stephanie Hanlon

The Darkening of Dragons Blog Tour! *Giveaway at end of post*

Title: The Darkening Dragons Author: Sarah Everest Synopsis: "I suppose you have a choice to make. You can continue along in the life you have been living, you can identify yourself with your job, but I see in your eyes that this is not who you are. This is not what makes you happy." After the … Continue reading The Darkening of Dragons Blog Tour! *Giveaway at end of post*

No Plain Rebel by M.C. Frank

Rating: 5/5 Genre: YA Dystopian/Fantasy Recommended Age: 16+ (very mature and depressing scenes. Some triggering scenes.) Favorite Quote: “Power will always pollute things.” BOOK 2 in the NO ORDINARY STAR series A soldier is summoned to the North Pole, days before the year changes, told to fix a the great Clock for a celebration. He … Continue reading No Plain Rebel by M.C. Frank

The Second Time Around by Mary Higgins Clark

Rating: 3/5   Genre: Mystery/Thriller   Recommended Age: 13+ (some language. I think these books are meant for an adult audience but I don’t remember there being anything too strong for a younger reader in my listen through of this book)   Favorite Quote: “It's funny how, even long after you've accepted the grief of … Continue reading The Second Time Around by Mary Higgins Clark

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Rating: 5/5   Genre: Dystopian/Sci-Fi   Recommended Age:  13+ (censored language, sexual innuendos, and death and gore… lots and lots of it)   Favorite Quote: “Am I Not Merciful?”   This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is … Continue reading Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Along Came A Spider by James Patterson

Rating: 4.5/5   Genre: Mystery   Recommended Age: 18+ (language, mature scenes, gore, children’s death, etc.)   Favorite Quote: “The doors of every house have a unique sound when they open and close.”   Along Came a Spider begins with the double kidnapping of the daughter of a famous Hollywood actress and the young son … Continue reading Along Came A Spider by James Patterson