Category «Reviewed by Amanda»

Review: Swan Song

Review: Swan Song

Swan Song by Charlotte Wilson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Ava Hadley had a bright future ahead of her as a ballet dancer, but she has given up on her dream and no one quite knows why. Now she is in London for a tribute to her mother, famous ballerina Beatrice DuVall, and to …

Review: Corners

Review: Corners

Corners by Corrina Austin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Davy has been having a pretty boring summer. While his mom works full time Davy spends his days at summer day camp and the pool, but after one bad decision Davy is banned from both for the last couple weeks of the summer. Luckily, a …

Review: Kings of This World

Review: Kings of This World

Kings of the World by Peter Bailey My rating: 4 of 5 stars Imagine what life would be like if you woke up one day and seemed to be the only sane person left in the world well… that’s what has happened to Matthew. All around him people are doing unusual things and he can’t …

Review: Touched by Death

Review: Touched by Death

Touched by Death by T.L. Martin My rating: 4 of 5 stars After the death of her beloved Grams, Tallulah (Lou) Adaire’s life needs a change. She has no family left and her only real ties are her best friend and an ex boyfriend who isn’t ready to let her go. Without much regret Lou …

Review: Searching for Audrina

Review: Searching for Audrina

Searching For Audrina by Kathryn White My rating: 4 of 5 stars After losing his father, stepmother, and stepsister in a fire Adam hasn’t had an easy life. Things were not made easier after his other stepsister was ripped away from his life but her “famous” pet doctor father. He’s never forgot about Audrina but …

Review: The Dead Game

Review: The Dead Game

The Dead Game by Susanne Leist My rating: 2 of 5 stars Oasis, Florida seems like the ideal tourist location, a quaint town, with a downtown filled with cute shops…but you can’t go out after dark. Shadows roam around the town at night and residents keep their windows and doors closed to the unknown, tourists …

Served

Served

Served by Maya Hughes My rating: 3 of 5 stars Rox has been hiding from her abusive ex for a while now, and she’s finally established herself as head chef at the hot bar The Bramble. Cooking has always been her escape and she spends most of her time in the bar’s kitchen. Liam needs …

Review: Victorian by Jordan Elizabeth

Review: Victorian by Jordan Elizabeth

Victorian by Jordan Elizabeth Mierek My rating: 3 of 5 stars Celeste and Weronika meet at a counseling circle, though they seem to have nothing in common they become friends, and they get jobs at a local Victorian faire together that happens to be haunted. Celeste is excited to have a friend, as things have …

Review: Gone with the Wings

Review: Gone with the Wings

Gone with the Wings by Leena Clover My rating: 4 of 5 stars Meera Patel is a 20 something college dropout who know works at the local university’s library. She had a bright future ahead of her, but for some reason she has changed course. She still lives at home with her grandparents, father, and …

Review: Perfect Lives

Review: Perfect Lives

Perfect Lives by Lauren Loos My rating: 4 of 5 stars As the saying goes, “the grass is always greener on the other side” and now four friends from high school will experience this first hand. After a rocky marriage Kate is now a gorgeous single party girl not looking to settle down yet, or …

Review: Feeble Connections

Review: Feeble Connections

Feeble Connections by Meghana Sarathy My rating: 4 of 5 stars Jennifer is ready to take on the world. She is starting college as a film major, and is finally ready to open her heart to a real relationship. From the moment she enters school she starts hearing about “manwhore” Brandon Sky. She knows that …

Review: Little Treasures

Review: Little Treasures

Little Treasures by M.J. Moore My rating: 4 of 5 stars Chloe has just found out that she is the last living descendant of the Thomas family. She didn’t know she was adopted until recently, upon the unexpected death of her adopted parents. Now she has inherited the Thomas house, which needs some work. Her …

Review: The Existence of Pity

Review: The Existence of Pity

The Existence of Pity by Jeannie Zokan My rating: 4 of 5 stars Over one summer Josie’s world is turned upside down with secrets. Growing up in Cali, Colombia as the daughter of Baptist missionaries Josie’s parents expect her to be as perfect a child as their elder son. Although Josie is a good daughter …

Review: Heritage

Review: Heritage

Heritage by Addie Hunter My rating: 3 of 5 stars Superheroes are finally out in the open, accepted in society as a normal occurrence. Over one summer six friends (three girls and three boys) have been accidentally gifted their super powers, including telekinesis, healing, super speed, and more. Though the girls are acting as one …

Review: Lives Collide

Review: Lives Collide

Lives Collide by Kristina Beck My rating: 4 of 5 stars James’ life is completely planned. Ever since he helped in an car accident as a teenager he knows he wants to be a doctor, when Jessica enters the picture his life is completely altered. She is his soulmate and he knows he will do …

Review: Silver Jubilee

Review:  Silver Jubilee

Silver Jubilee by Roma Brooks My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Four friends made a pact, no matter what, to meet again twenty five years in their future. The time has come for their reunion but they are hardly even friends anymore, can the magic of Cape Harriet help reunite their bond? ┬áReaders are …