Posts Tagged: Carrie Ryan

Sep 17
Review: Slasher Girls and Monster Boys

Review: Slasher Girls and Monster Boys

Even if you’re not a fan of short stories, you need to give this anthology a shot.  It’s a collection of horror stories by some very well-known YA authors, and the result is solid and diverse, with one common them running through all of the stories.  They don’t feature the type of bimbo-ish, murder-bait girls typically found in horror movies. These girls take charge and get revenge on the men who have wronged them. With only two exceptions, these 14… Read more »


Jul 14
The Last Ten Books That Came Into My Possession

The Last Ten Books That Came Into My Possession

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given, and this week’s topic is: The Last Ten Books That Came Into My Possession 1) The Last Town by Blake Crouch: This book is the last in the trilogy which is the basis for the new Fox show, Wayward Pines.  Anyone else watching the show?  After the first couple of episodes aired, I got the first book, Wayward, from my library, and… Read more »


Feb 01
Playing the Series Catch-Up Game

Playing the Series Catch-Up Game

My reading tastes have not always skewed towards YA.  But when I began my blog a year ago, that’s what I was reading, so YA became the primary focus of my blog.  Since I got a bit of a late start, I’m now playing “Series Catch-Up,” and it seems like February is a big month for sequels and trilogy enders.  So now, despite the fact that I’m behind on my ARC schedule (and feeling very guilty), I’m going to toss… Read more »


Apr 12
Beth Revis, Marie Lu, Marissa Meyer, Megan Shepherd, Victoria Schwab, and Carrie Ryan – All In One Place. Oh, and I was there, too.

Beth Revis, Marie Lu, Marissa Meyer, Megan Shepherd, Victoria Schwab, and Carrie Ryan – All In One Place. Oh, and I was there, too.

This was one of the coolest events I’ve seen promoted in quite some time.  Five amazing authors: Beth Revis, Marie Lu, Marissa Meyer, Megan Shepherd, and Victoria Schwab held a contest, and the city receiving the most votes would get a visit from this Fab Five.  I threw in a vote for Charlotte and then didn’t think much more of it.  But then I saw a tweet from Beth that Shelby, NC would get a visit.  Shelby is about an hour away,… Read more »