Monthly Archives: June 2011


Thursday Quickie: HEXED by Kevin Hearne

Thursday Quickie: HEXED by Kevin Hearne

16 June, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 3 Comments

Adult Urban Fantasy294 pagesAvailable nowReview copy purchasedAtticus O’Sullivan, last of the Druids, doesn’t care much for witches. Still, he’s about to make nice with the local coven by signing a mutually beneficial nonaggression treaty—when suddenly the witch population in modern-day Tempe, Arizona, quadruples overnight. And the new girls are not […]

Tuesday Quickie: BLOOD RED ROAD by Moira Young

Tuesday Quickie: BLOOD RED ROAD by Moira Young

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

YA Post-Apocalyptic459 pagesAvailable nowReview copy provided by publisherSaba has spent her whole life in Silverlake, a dried-up wasteland ravaged by constant sandstorms. The Wrecker civilization has long been destroyed, leaving only landfills for Saba and her family to scavenge from. That’s fine by her, as long as her beloved twin […]

Monday Quickie: QUEEN OF THE DEAD by Stacey Kade

Monday Quickie: QUEEN OF THE DEAD by Stacey Kade

13 June, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 3 Comments

YA Paranormal288 pagesAvailable nowReview copy provided by publisherAfter being sent back from the light, Alona Dare – former homecoming queen, current Queen of the Dead – finds herself doing something she never expected: working. Instead of spending days perfecting her tan by the pool (her typical summer routine when she […]

Short and Sweet Week

Short and Sweet Week

13 June, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 7 Comments

On Thursday last week, I had surgery on my left hand to repair some nerve damage. Now, I’m in a cast (my mom calls it my paw) and only have use of my thumb which makes tying a tad bit difficult. So, instead of skipping posts entirely, I’ve decided to […]

Saturday Quickie: STEEL by Carrie Vaughn

Saturday Quickie: STEEL by Carrie Vaughn

4 June, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 3 Comments

YA Historical (Time Travel)304 pagesAvailable nowReview copy purchasedSixteen-year-old Jill has fought in dozens of fencing tournaments, but she has never held a sharpened blade. When she finds a corroded sword piece on a Caribbean beach, she is instantly intrigued and pockets it as her own personal treasure. The broken tip […]

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