People have been raving about THE RAVEN CYCLE series. I finally decided to pick it up and see what all the fuss was about. I am so lucky I got to read these back to back. I have included my honest thoughts on all the books in this series and some of my […]
Series: The Thousandth Floor #1
Published by HarperCollins on August 30th 2016
Genres: Young Adult, Love & Romance, Social Themes, Adolescence, Girls & Women
ARC provided by BEA 2016, HarperCollins
New York City as you’ve never seen it before. A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is possible—if you want it enough.
Welcome to Manhattan, 2118.
A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of innovation and dreams. But people never change: everyone here wants something…and everyone has something to lose.
Leda Cole’s flawless exterior belies a secret addiction—to a drug she never should have tried and a boy she never should have touched.
Eris Dodd-Radson’s beautiful, carefree life falls to pieces when a heartbreaking betrayal tears her family apart.
Rylin Myers’s job on one of the highest floors sweeps her into a world—and a romance—she never imagined…but will her new life cost Rylin her old one?
Watt Bakradi is a tech genius with a secret: he knows everything about everyone. But when he’s hired to spy by an upper-floor girl, he finds himself caught up in a complicated web of lies.
And living above everyone else on the thousandth floor is Avery Fuller, the girl genetically designed to be perfect. The girl who seems to have it all—yet is tormented by the one thing she can never have.
Debut author Katharine McGee has created a breathtakingly original series filled with high-tech luxury and futuristic glamour, where the impossible feels just within reach. But in this world, the higher you go, the farther there is to fall….
This story had my attention right away with it’s setting and the mystery of why a girl fell. This story is set in 2118 in a 1000 floor tower. Status declares how high up you live. Although everyone parties in the lower floors. A drug called xenperheidren is all the rage. This story […]
How cute was this book? For fans of Every Day, this book was a great companion. For those who have never read Every Day, this is a great read with a unique twist. It works either way as a cute but really complex love story. This is the same story as Every Day, […]
I really enjoyed Edgewater. I know it got mixed reviews but I thought it was very well written. I could totally picture the town, the house, the girl, the horse, and the boy. This was just such a sweet story of a sprawling mansion falling apart and the family that inhabited it. Lorrie […]
Published by Henry Holt, Macmillan on February 3rd 2015
Genres: Adolescence, Family, Love & Romance, Parents, Social Issues, Young Adult
Hardcover provided by My Wallet (purchased)
If seventeen-year-old Skylar Evans were a typical Creek View girl, her future would involve a double-wide trailer, a baby on her hip, and the graveyard shift at Taco Bell. But after graduation, the only thing standing between straightedge Skylar and art school are three minimum-wage months of summer. Skylar can taste the freedom--that is, until her mother loses her job and everything starts coming apart. Torn between her dreams and the people she loves, Skylar realizes everything she's ever worked for is on the line.
Nineteen-year-old Josh Mitchell had a different ticket out of Creek View: the Marines. But after his leg is blown off in Afghanistan, he returns home, a shell of the cocksure boy he used to be. What brings Skylar and Josh together is working at the Paradise--a quirky motel off California's dusty Highway 99. Despite their differences, their shared isolation turns into an unexpected friendship and soon, something deeper.
I have to admit I bought this book for myself because a bunch of bloggers said it was fantastic. I didn’t think I wanted to read it, but blog after blog said it was great. So I broke down and bought it. I am so glad I listened to my blogger friends. I’ll […]