Book Review: “Fire & Flood” by Victoria Scott

Series: Fire & Flood #1 Release date: February 25th 2014 Publisher: Scholastic Press Purchase: Amazon | B&N Synopsis via Goodreads: A modern day thrill ride, where a teen girl and her animal companion must participate in a breathtaking race to save her brother’s life—and her own.  Tella Holloway is losing it. Her brother is sick, and when a dozen doctors can’t determine what’s wrong, her parents decide to move to Montana for … Continue reading Book Review: “Fire & Flood” by Victoria Scott

The Hunger Games: Hit or Miss?

Stop with the comparisons already, ‘Hunger Games‘ is far from ‘Twilight‘ and even better. If you thought this was going to be another cheesy love struck teen flick about mythical species glistening in the sunlight then I suggest you read the book and watch the film to understand just what exactly is going on. ‘The Hunger Games‘ is a dystopian novel/film depicting the formation of various groups. Apparently, a youngest is chosen to represent his/her region and is sent to participate in the ‘Hunger Games’, a strategic and very much horrific survival of the fitness challenge where people will die.  Continue reading “The Hunger Games: Hit or Miss?”

Book Review – ‘Starters’ by Lissa Price

A girl with a terrifying choice. Her parents? dead. Her brother? sick. Her way out? Get paid to be somebody else. Who can she trust? No one.

Callie Woodland had to make a tough decision. She was just about fed up with living the life of an unclaimed minor and wanted much more for herself and her brother. Prime Destination was her final resort. The thought of allowing someone else take control of her body detest her, but what other choice did she have? It was either this, or remain living a life of uncertainty and fear until getting institutionalized. 

What would you do to not only survive, but to give your only living relative a better chance at life? Lissa Price intrigues us with her new novel; depicting human reaction to desperation, while embarking on a scientific thrill ride that entertains and educates. Starters will certainly get your heart racing.  Continue reading “Book Review – ‘Starters’ by Lissa Price”