Cover and summery from goodreads. One choice could destroy them all. When eighteen-year-old Levi returned from Denver City with his latest scavenged finds, he never imagined he’d find his village of Glenrock decimated, loved ones killed, and many—including his fiancée, Jem—taken captive. Now alone, Levi is determined to rescue what remains of his people, … More Captives by Jill Williamson (yes, another)
The question we hear most from new writers is, “How do I get published?” And the answer is: Respect your dream Every writer’s journey is different, yet as we’ve reflected on our experiences and those of the writers around us, we’ve seen time and time again that those who are successful are the ones who … More Go Teen Writers by Stephanie Morrill and Jill Williamson Mini Review
One choice could destroy them all. When eighteen-year-old Levi returned from Denver City with his latest scavenged finds, he never imagined he’d find his village of Glenrock decimated, loved ones killed, and many—including his fiancée, Jem–taken captive. Levi is determined to rescue what remains of his people, even if it means entering the Safe … More Captives by Jill Williamson (Blog Tour AND Giveaway)
I can’t weep. I can’t fear. I’ve grown talented at pretending. Elizabeth Caldwell doesn’t feel emotions . . . she sees them. Longing, Shame, and Courage materialize around her classmates. Fury and Resentment appear in her dysfunctional home. They’ve all given up on Elizabeth because she doesn’t succumb to their touch. All, that is, save … More Some Quiet Place by Kelsey Sutton Review
Allison Sekemoto has vowed to rescue her creator, Kanin, who is being held hostage and tortured by the psychotic vampire Sarren. The call of blood leads her back to the beginning—New Covington and the Fringe, and a vampire prince who wants her dead yet may become her wary ally. Even as Allie faces shocking revelations … More The Eternity Cure by Julie Kagawa
Today we have a guest post by a blogger friend of mine over at Sammy The Bookworm! Please note that the views discussed in the post below have nothing to do with the opinions of us here at Verbosity. Thank you. by Samantha Coville, SammytheBookworm.com Three years ago, Alison disappeared after a slumber party, not … More Guest Post: Pretty Little Liars–Worth the Buy?
Ever have that moment where you can’t finish a book and want input on whether you should put the effort into it? I am… Here are the two books I’m trying to finish: Defiance by C. J. Redwine is rich postapocalyptic YA fantasy perfect for fans of Graceling and Tamora Pierce. While the other girls … More Finish or Abandon? Defiance by CJ Redwine and Icons by Margaret Stohl
First zit. First crush. First…mermaid’s tail? If she hadn’t been so clueless, she might have seen it coming. But really, who expects to get into a relaxing bathtub after a stressful day of shopping for tankinis and come out with scales and a tail? Most. Embarassing. Moment. Ever. Jade soon discovers she inherited her mermaid … More Real Mermaids Don’t Wear Toe Rings by Helene Boudreau
Diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer at 13, Hazel was prepared to die until, at 14, a medical miracle shrunk the tumours in her lungs… for now. Two years post-miracle, sixteen-year-old Hazel is post-everything else, too; post-high school, post-friends and post-normalcy. And even though she could live for a long time (whatever that means), Hazel … More Bobbie and Allison Review The Fault in Our Stars!
The Revised Life of Ellie Sweet I read this book in one day during finals week. During finals week. (Which is where I’ve been the past two weeks, sorry guys!) I really loved Ellie. As a fellow writer, it was so cool to read about her struggles. Though I did want to hit her for … More The Revised LIfe of Ellie Sweet by Stephanie Morrill