Friday, April 20, 2012

Follow that Blurb Reading Challenge Update 43

Ok, so I read Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy, and I'm hoping to have a next book really soon!

Here's the start up post. This is a meme hosted by Reading With Tequila.

My YA Reading Journey:
1. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa review here

Blurb: "The Iron King is a must read!" -Gena Showalter

2. Intertwined, Unraveled or Twisted by Gena Showalter review here and here
Blurb: "I couldn't put it down!" - P. C. Cast

3. Awakened by P. C. and Kristin Cast review here

Blurb: NA

4. Unearthly by Cynthia Hand review here

Blurb: "A gripping tale of destiny, family, and first love, Unearthly stole my breath...and my heart" -Kimberly Derting

5. The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting review here

Blurb: "You'll be drawn in by the love story—and kept up all night by the suspense." -Claudia Gray

6. Fateful by Claudia Gray review here

Blurb: "Claudia Gray has done it again! Haunting, romantic, and tension-filled! I loved every page! Prepare yourself to stay up all night!" -Sophie Jordan

7. Firelight by Sophie Jordan review here

Blurb: Firelight soars to dizzying heights, combining forbidden love, scorching romance, and thrilling danger." -Kiersten White

8. Paranormalcy by Kiersten White review here

Blurb: "The perfect blend of light and dark. I can't wait for more!" -Carrie Ryan

9. The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan review here

Blurb: The best dystopian novel we've read, period. Only Carrie Ryan could twist horror into an anthem of hope and love so gut-wrenching no reader will be immune." -Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

10. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl review here

Blurb: "A lush Southern gothic whose memorable, eccentric characters draw you into their captivating world." -Holly Black 

11. White Cat by Holly Black review here 

Blurb: "Prepare to be entangled by a new kind of Black magic. White Cat is her most riveting book yet." -Scott Westerfeld

12. Goliath by Scott Westerfeld  review here

Blurb: NA

13. The Iron Thorn by Caitkin Kittredge review here

Blurb: "A lush Boschian world full of surprises and surising delights." -Holly Black

14. Red Glove by Holly Black review here

Blurb: "A stunning tour de force of magic, crime, romance, and double- and triple-crosses with an end that you will never see coming," -Libba Bray

15. Beauty Queens by Libba Bray review here

Blurb: NA

16: Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink review here

Blurb: "This is a brooding, haunting tale of an ancient struggle between living and dead, with two sisters at its heart. It’s Gothic, Edwardian, and absolutely un-put-down-able!" -Tamora Pierce

17. Sandry's Book by Tamora Pierce review here

Blurb: NA

18. Bumped by Megan McCafferty review here 

Blurb: Megan McCafferty has conceived a hilarious, touching, truly original novel, told in her trademark, spot-on voice. Readers of every age will delight in this new arrival." -Rachel Cohn 

Blurb: Bumbed has it all-a fascinating yet frighteningly believable world, seamless world-building, great humor, and sophisticated wordplay. The characters are sexy and complicated in the best ways. The book will start many a discussion and. alas, raise more than a few eyebrows. I suspect mothers will like it just as much as the daughters. Bumped is the 'breediest' novel of the year." -Gabrielle Zevin 

19. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Leviathan review here 

Blurb: NA 

20. Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin review here 

Blurb: "Elsewhere is a funny, fast-paced, and fascinating novel. The concept is completely out there and yet the emotions are so weirdly realistic. I loved reading the story of Liz's life (death?). -Carolyn Mackler

21. The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Macker review here

Blurb: NA

22. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins review here

Blurb: "Very sly. Very funny. Very romantic. You should date this book." -Maureen Johnson

23. The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson review here

Blurb: "An unputdownable thrill ride that will leave you gasping, laughing, and dreaming of London."-Ally Carter

24. Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy by Ally Carter review here

Blurb: NA

25. The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg

Blurb: "The funniest, sweetest, most heartfelt, sigh-worthy, and oh-so romantic story I've ever read. You'll love it!" -Cynthia Leitich Smith

26. Something by Cynthia Leitich Smith

My Mystery Reading Journey: 
1. The Devil Colony by James Rollins. Review here

Blurb: "Nobody-and I mean nobody-does this stuff better than Rollins"-Lee Child

2. Killing Floor by Lee Child. Review here

Blurb: "This is a kick-ass first novel by the very talented Lee Child. Hero Jack Reacher has presence and dimension-a man you definitely want on your side. Child has a sure touch and a strong voice. Definitely a talent to watch" -Lynn S. Hightower 

3. Flashpoint by Lynn Hightower. Review here

Blurb: "A truly original plot...Lena Padget is a very welcome addition to the ranks of fictional private eyes. She is witty, tough, and always a woman" -Stuart Kaminsky 

Blurb: "Never a dull moment...a plot that moves" -Tony Hillerman

4. A Whisper to the Living by Stuart M. Kaminsky. Review here

Blurb: NA

5. The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman. Review here 

Blurb: NA

6. White Heat by Brenda Novak. Review here

Blurb: “Brenda Novak writes with a “skilful blend of poignantly real character’s and a gut gripping suspense.” –Karen Rose

7. You Belong to Me by Karen Rose. Review here.

Blurb: “Rose is a master of romantic suspense.” –Allison Brennan 
8. Speak No Evil by Allison Brennan. Review here

Blurb: NA

9. Killing Me Softly by Maggie Shayne. Review here

Blurb: "Maggie Shayne is better than chocolate. She satisfies every wicked craving." -Suzanne Forster

10. The Lonely Girls Club by Suzanne Forster. Review here.

Blurb: No one combines steamy suspense and breathless thrills like Suzanne Forster" -Susan Elizabeth Phillips

11. Call Me Irresistible by Susan Elizabeth Philips 

Blurb: NA

12. A Marked Man by Stella Cameron

"If you're looking for chilling suspense and red-hot romance, look no farther than Stella Cameron!" -Tess Gerritsen

13. The Bone Garden by Tess Gerritsen

Blurb: NA

14. Boneman's Daughter by Ted Dekker

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