Posts Categorized: Erin Bowman

Apr 15
Review : Taken by Erin Bowman

Review : Taken by Erin Bowman

I was SO excited for Taken.  The awesome cover.  The incredible-sounding synopsis that had my mind reeling at the possibilities.  Maybe my expectations were too high, but the book, while it had its entertaining moments, didn’t quite meet them.  I know I shouldn’t compare every book to The Hunger Games, especially since Suzanne Collins didn’t invent the YA dystopia genre, but it was hard not to think of the Reaping when I hear the term “the Heist.”  Both have more… Read more »


Feb 27
Waiting on Wednesday: Taken by Erin Bowman

Waiting on Wednesday: Taken by Erin Bowman

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is: Taken by Erin Bowman Look at that cover!  And that tagline!  And that creepy tree that seems to be participating in whatever “taking” is occurring.  But those birds seem nice, don’t they?  They look like they’re flying off into freedom – maybe that’s what awaits over the wall. From Goodreads synopsis: There are no men… Read more »