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Book Review: Shadowlands by Kate Brian

11 Jan

Book cover for Shadowlands by Kate Brian

Title: Shadowlands

Author: Kate Brian

Series: Shadowlands #1

Genre: Mystery/Thriller YA

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Publisher: Hyperion

Release date: January 8, 2013

Source: NetGalley

Summary: Rory Miller had one chance to fight back and she took it. Rory survived… and the serial killer who attacked her escaped. Now that the infamous Steven Nell is on the loose, Rory must enter the witness protection with her father and sister, Darcy, leaving their friends and family without so much as a goodbye. 

Starting over in a new town with only each other is unimaginable for Rory and Darcy. They were inseparable as children, but now they can barely stand each other. As the sisters settle in to Juniper Landing, a picturesque vacation island, it seems like their new home may be just the fresh start they need. They fall in with a group of beautiful, carefree teens and spend their days surfing, partying on the beach, and hiking into endless sunsets. But just as they’re starting to feel safe again, one of their new friends goes missing. Is it a coincidence? Or is the nightmare beginning all over again?

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Book Review: Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins

23 Mar

Book cover for Spell Bound by Rachel HawkinsTitle: Spell Bound

Author: Rachel Hawkins

Series: Hex Hall #3

Genre: Paranormal YA

Publisher: Hyperion Children’s

Release date: March 13, 2012

Source: Library

Summary: Just as Sophie Mercer has come to accept her extraordinary magical powers as a demon, the Prodigium Council strips them away. Now Sophie is defenseless, alone, and at the mercy of her sworn enemies—the Brannicks, a family of warrior women who hunt down the Prodigium. Or at least that’s what Sophie thinks, until she makes a surprising discovery. The Brannicks know an epic war is coming, and they believe Sophie is the only one powerful enough to stop the world from ending. But without her magic, Sophie isn’t as confident. 

Sophie’s bound for one hell of a ride—can she get her powers back before it’s too late?

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