Tag: Bloomsbury Childrens

Review Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

Posted May 1, 2017 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer Published by Bloomsbury Children’s on April 6th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult Pages: 393 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Juliet Young has always written letters to her mother, a world-traveling photojournalist. Even after her mother’s death, she leaves letters at her grave. It’s the only way Juliet can cope. Declan Murphy isn’t the sort of guy you want to cross. In the midst of his court-ordered community service at the local cemetery, he’s trying to escape the demons of his past. When Declan reads a haunting letter left beside a grave, he can’t resist writing back. Soon, he’s opening up to a perfect stranger, and their connection is immediate. But neither of them knows that they’re not actually strangers. When real life at school interferes with their secret life of letters, Juliet and Declan discover truths that might tear them […]

Review: The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski

Posted March 23, 2016 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski Series: The Winner’s Trilogy #3 Published by Bloomsbury Children’s on March 24, 2016 Genres: Dystopia, Fiction, Historical, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 484 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Some kisses come at a price. War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it with untrustworthy new allies and the empire as his enemy. Though he has convinced himself that he no longer loves Kestrel, Arin hasn’t forgotten her, or how she became exactly the kind of person he has always despised. She cared more for the empire than she did for the lives of innocent people—and certainly more than she did for him. At least, that’s what he thinks. In the frozen north, Kestrel is a prisoner in a brutal work camp. As she searches desperately for a way to escape, she wishes Arin could know what she sacrificed for him. […]

Review: One by Sarah Crossan

Posted August 26, 2015 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: One by Sarah Crossan

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.One by Sarah Crossan Published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books on August 27, 2015 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 430 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Grace and Tippi are twins – conjoined twins. And their lives are about to change. No longer able to afford homeschooling, they must venture into the world – a world of stares, sneers and cruelty. Will they find more than that at school? Can they find real friends? And what about love? But what neither Grace or Tippi realises is that a heart-wrenching decision lies ahead. A decision that could tear them apart. One that will change their lives even more than they ever imagined… From Carnegie Medal shortlisted author Sarah Crossan, this moving and beautifully crafted novel about identity, sisterhood and love ultimately asks one question: what does it mean to want and have a soulmate? So it took me a while to […]

Review: The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski

Posted March 13, 2015 by Charlotte in Reviews / 4 Comments
Review: The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski Series: The Winner’s Trilogy #2 Published by Bloomsbury Children’s on March 12, 2015 Genres: Dystopia, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 406 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Lady Kestrel’s engagement to Valoria’s crown prince calls for great celebration: balls and performances, fireworks and revelry. But to Kestrel it means a cage of her own making. Embedded in the imperial court as a spy, she lives and breathes deceit and cannot confide in the one person she really longs to trust … While Arin fights to keep his country’s freedom from the hands of his enemy, he suspects that Kestrel knows more than she shows. As Kestrel comes closer to uncovering a shocking secret, it might not be a dagger in the dark that cuts him open, but the truth. Lies will come undone, and Kestrel and Arin learn just how […]

Review: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

Posted February 27, 2015 by Charlotte in Reviews / 5 Comments
Review: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

I received this book for free from Own Copy in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski Series: The Winner’s Trilogy #1 on July 3, 2014 Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Historical, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 359 Format: E-Book Source: Own Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads Winning what you want may cost you everything you love…  As a general’s daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, seventeen-year-old Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. But Kestrel has other intentions. One day, she is startled to find a kindred spirit in a young slave up for auction. Arin’s eyes seem to defy everything and everyone. Following her instinct, Kestrel buys him—with unexpected consequences. It’s not long before she has to hide her growing love for Arin. But he, too, has a secret, and Kestrel quickly learns that the price she paid for a fellow human is much higher than she ever […]