Monthly Archives: October 2011


READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline

READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline

20 October, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 9 Comments

Dystopian (possibly YA) 374 pages Available now (Aug. 2011) Crown Publishing Group Review copy provided by publisher It’s the year 2044, and, like most of humanity, Wade Watts vastly prefers the online utopia known as the OASIS to an increasingly grim, poverty-stricken real world. And like most of humanity, Wade […]

UNEARTHLY by Cynthia Hand

UNEARTHLY by Cynthia Hand

18 October, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 8 Comments

YA Paranormal Romance 435 pages Available now (Jan. 2011) HarperTeen Review copy provided by publisher In the beginning, there’s a boy standing in the trees . . . . Clara Gardner has recently learned that she’s part angel. Having angel blood run through her veins not only makes her smarter, […]

Phantom Island Pep Rally with Krissi Dallas

Phantom Island Pep Rally with Krissi Dallas

14 October, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | Giveaway | 7 Comments

(Yay for Kim Possible in just the right colors!) Today, I’m excited to introduce the fabulous Krissi Dallas, author extraordinaire and fellow teacher! Krissi’s nationwide commercial release of her novels, WINDCHASER and WINDFALL is scheduled for December but you can get pre-released, autographed copies right now! Just visit The White […]

SPIRIT DANCES by C.E. Murphy

SPIRIT DANCES by C.E. Murphy

13 October, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 2 Comments

Urban Fantasy 368 pages Available now (March 2011) Luna Books Review copy provided by publisher For Seattle detective Joanne Walker, spring is about new beginnings. She’s mastered her shamanic abilities (mostly), survived a cannibalistic serial killer (barely) and now she’s facing the biggest challenge of her career—attending a dance concert […]

ASHES by Ilsa J. Bick

ASHES by Ilsa J. Bick

11 October, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 9 Comments

YA Post-Apocalyptic/Dystopian 480 pages Available now (Sept. 2011) EgmontUSA Review copy provided by publisher Alex has run away and is hiking through the wilderness with her dead parents’ ashes, about to say goodbye to the life she no longer wants to live. But then the world suddenly changes. An electromagnetic […]

Quick Look: ANGEL BURN by L.A. Weatherly

Quick Look: ANGEL BURN by L.A. Weatherly

10 October, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 7 Comments

YA Urban Fantasy 449 pages Available now (May 2011) Candlewick Press Review copy provided by publisher  Willow knows she’s different from other girls, and not just because she loves tinkering with cars. Willow has a gift. She can look into the future and know people’s dreams and hopes, their sorrows […]

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