Archive for June, 2009

15th June
2009
written by Danielle Lee-Muma

Karen Chance’s Touch of Dark, Book 1 in the Cassandra Palmer series starts out well — Cassie is a clairvoyant who has been on the run for 6 months from her vampire gangster foster father because she turned him in to the F.B.I. after learning he was misusing her abilities, and was responsible for the death of the parents that she never had a chance to know. Unfortunately, the potential appears to have gone unrealized. This book contains adult scenes which are discussed after the jump. (more…)

10th June
2009
written by Danielle Lee-Muma

Carrie Jones’ Need revolves around a teenage girl named Zara who is moving from warm North Carolina to chilly Maine. That description sounds similar to Twilight’s Bella who moved from Phoenix, Arizona, to Forks, Washington, but the similarity ends there. (more…)

10th June
2009
written by Danielle Lee-Muma

Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy series sounded similar to Alyson Noel’s Evermore series, and ┬áP.C. & Kristin Cast’s House of Night series, but I decided to give it a chance in case it wasn’t generic young adult vampire fiction. (more…)

8th June
2009
written by Danielle Lee-Muma

Claudia Gray’s Evernight, and Evernight 2: Stargazer feature a young girl named Bianca who is forced to attend

the super-creepy Evernight Academy because her parents are teachers there. The academy has dark secrets that even Bianca doesn’t realize. (more…)

7th June
2009
written by Danielle Lee-Muma

As with my other reading list, I will update with book reviews and/or thumbs up/thumbs down for each of these: (more…)

7th June
2009
written by Danielle Lee-Muma

I’ll update with a thumbs up/thumbs down and a book review for each of these as I finish them. (more…)