Monthly Archives: June 2011


Summer reading

30 June, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 6 Comments

This week, I’m hanging out at the beach. It’s beautiful here: white sand dunes, wild sea oats blowing in the wind, loggerhead turtles and dolphins swimming in the ocean. A perfect time to get some reading done. And I have. When I first got here, I read two books (SMOKIN’ […]

Waiting on…EVERNEATH by Brodi Ashton

Waiting on…EVERNEATH by Brodi Ashton

29 June, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 10 Comments

Last spring, Nikki Beckett vanished, sucked into an underworld known as the Everneath, where immortals Feed on the emotions of despairing humans. Now she’s returned- to her old life, her family, her friends- before being banished back to the underworld… this time forever. She has six months before the Everneath […]

UNCOMMON CRIMINALS by Ally Carter

UNCOMMON CRIMINALS by Ally Carter

27 June, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 8 Comments

YA Contemporary 298 pages Available now Review copy purchased Katarina Bishop has worn a lot of labels in her short life: Friend. Niece. Daughter. Thief. But for the last two months she’s simply been known as the girl who ran the crew that robbed the greatest museum in the world. […]

RED GLOVE by Holly Black

RED GLOVE by Holly Black

25 June, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 5 Comments

YA Paranormal 325 pages Available now Review copy purchased Curses and cons. Magic and the mob. In Cassel Sharpe’s world, they go together. Cassel always thought he was an ordinary guy, until he realized his memories were being manipulated by his brothers. Now he knows the truth—he’s the most powerful […]

BLOOD MAGIC by Tessa Gratton

BLOOD MAGIC by Tessa Gratton

24 June, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 9 Comments

YA Paranormal 405 pages Available now Review copy received through GoodReads Bookswap It starts off simply. Draw a circle … place a dead leaf in the center … sprinkle some salt … recite a little Latin … add a drop of blood … Maybe that last part isn’t exactly simple. […]

FAIRY BAD DAY by Amanda Ashby

FAIRY BAD DAY by Amanda Ashby

23 June, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 10 Comments

YA Paranormal 336 pages Available now Review copy purchased While most students at Burtonwood Academy get to kill demons and goblins, fifteen-year-old Emma gets to rid the world of little annoying fairies with glittery wings and a hipster fashion sense. She was destined to be a dragon slayer, but cute […]

Saturday Quickie: NIGHTFALL by Ellen Connor

Saturday Quickie: NIGHTFALL by Ellen Connor

18 June, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 4 Comments

Post-Apocalyptic Paranormal Romance (adult) 327 pages Available now First in a series Review copy received from author Growing up with an unstable, often absent father who preached about the end of the world, Jenna never thought in her wildest nightmares that his predictions would come true. Or that he would […]

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