Monthly Archives: April 2015

Next in My Bookbag: Conduit by Angie Martin

In Conduit, Martin delivers a true twist on the typical psychological thriller. Of course, there is a serial killer who is a psychopath. He chooses his victims based on a strange criterium, though the police never realize what that criterion is. … Continue reading

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Next in My Bookbag: Clay’s Hope by Melissa Haag

Clay’s Hope is masterfully written as a companion to Hope(less) (from The Judgement of Six series). Written from Clay’s POV, this book is almost a different story. Layered with Clay’s thoughts and emotions, we finally get to see what is … Continue reading

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2015 UTOPYA Awards Nominees Announced

CONGRATULATIONS to all the amazing people who are nominated for a UtopYA award!!! All of my favorites are underlined. You need to make up your own minds. In the between time, you have lots of great book suggestions. Each of these writers, … Continue reading

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Next in My Bookbag: Legend by Marie Lu

Lu has written a dramatic story that revolves around two very dynamic, intelligent characters. It speaks of a world divided by ideology, power (or the want thereof), and the worth (or lack thereof) given to a life. June and Day … Continue reading

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The After Light Saga by Cameo Renae Book #3 Coming June 2015!!

The After Light Saga – Bestselling YA Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian, Romance with a twist! ARV-3 (Book #1): http://smarturl.it/r43d0q Sanctum (Book #2): http://smarturl.it/ARV-Sanctum Book 3 coming June 2015!!! Watch the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6keJSLhNZdk

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Next in My Bookbag: Formerly Me by Gladys Quintal

This is an exceptional story of discovery, love, loss and the great beyond. It is thought provoking as it touches on sensitive issues. Quintal writes an emotional story that makes me smile and also cry. Yes, I cried like a … Continue reading

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Next in My Bookbag: Stone Cold Touch (From the Dark Elements Series) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Armentrout delivers an amazing story full of surprising twists, fully developed characters, conflicting emotions and a huge cliffhanger. This story is built upon the same characters from White Hot Kiss, who are ever changing. The story is driven by the … Continue reading

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Next in My Bookbag: White Hot Kiss (From the Dark Elements series) by Jennifer Armentrout

This is a story about free will versus destiny. It is also a story of a young adult who is dealing with feelings of inadequacy and conflicting desires. Armentrout delivers a relatable story and complex characters who love, yet lie … Continue reading

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The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

This endorsement makes me think this is a book I would really like.

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Next in My Bookbag: Summer in Sweetwater County by Ciara Knight

This book has a very different tone than the “Winter…” and “Spring…” books. Knight writes about poverty, prejudice, and gang violence. This brings a lot of realism to the Sweetwater series. There is no county untouched by these things. I … Continue reading

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