Jan 082015
Early Review: Polaris by Mindee Arnett

Polaris by Mindee Arnett Book #2 in Avalon Genres: Young Adult Science Fiction Publication Date: January 20th 2015 ARC Provided by Balzer + Bray and Edelweiss Synopsis from Goodreads: Jeth Seagrave and his crew of mercenaries are pulled into one last high-stakes mission in this breathtaking sequel to Mindee Arnett’s fascinating and fast-paced sci-fi thriller Avalon. Jeth Seagrave and his crew are on the run. The ITA, still holding Jeth’s mother in a remote research lab, is now intent on acquiring the metatech secrets Jeth’s sister Cora carries inside her DNA, and Jeth is desperate to find the resources he needs [ Read More of this Review ]

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Jan 092014
Early Review: Avalon by Mindee Arnett

Avalon by Mindee Arnett Book #1 in the Avalon duology Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction Publication Date: January 21st 2014 ARC Provided by Edelweiss and Balzer + Bray Synopsis from Goodreads: A ragtag group of teenage mercenaries who crew the spaceship Avalon stumble upon a conspiracy that could threaten the entire galaxy in this fascinating and fast-paced sci-fi adventure from author Mindee Arnett. Of the various star systems that make up the Confederation, most lie thousands of light-years from First Earth-and out here, no one is free. The agencies that govern the Confederation are as corrupt as the crime bosses who patrol it, [ Read More of this Review ]

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Feb 262013
Early YA Mini Reviews: The Holders, Wasteland, Pretty Girl-13, & The Nightmare Affair

YA releases abound in March and this month I am featuring four debut novels. The Holders by Julianna Scott is a YA urban fantasy about children with special powers. Wasteland is a YA dystopia from the writing team of Susan Kim and Lawrence Klavan. Pretty Girl-13 is a YA contemporary with mystery/thriller/crime aspects by Liz Coley. Finally, The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett is a YA fantasy set at the creepy Arkwell Academy.   The Holders by Julianna Scott Book #1 in the Holders series Genre: YA Urban Fantasy Publication Date: 5 March 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Strange Chemistry Synopsis [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on February 26, 2013 at 7:00 am