Monthly Archives: December 2011


EVERY OTHER DAY by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

EVERY OTHER DAY by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

31 December, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 9 Comments

EVERY OTHER DAY by Jennifer Lynn Barnes YA Urban Fantasy 336 pages Available Dec. 27, 2011 Publisher: Egmont USA Review copy provided by publisher for honest review (via NetGalley) Every other day, Kali D’Angelo is a normal sixteen-year-old girl. She goes to public high school. She attends pep rallies. She’s […]

CINDER by Marissa Meyer

CINDER by Marissa Meyer

30 December, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 11 Comments

CINDER (Lunar Chronicles #1) by Marissa Meyer YA Science Fiction (Twisted Fairy Tale) 387 pages Available Jan. 3, 2012 Review copy provided by publisher via NetGalley Publisher: Feiwel and Friends Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless […]

Top Ten Books of 2011

27 December, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 13 Comments

Can you believe it’s the end of 2011? Next year is 2012, and we’re all gonna die (kidding…I hope). I figured I’d finally join in the Top Ten Tuesday fun, hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, especially since it’s a wrap-up list. So many good books this year (though […]

Hype-Worthy or Not (2)

Hype-Worthy or Not (2)

20 December, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 5 Comments

Contemporaries seem to lose out when it comes to publisher hype–it’s the dystopians and paranormals that are getting all the love at the moment. So when the blogosphere buzzes and builds hype all on its own for a couple of contemporaries, we should take notice (I did!).  CATCHING JORDAN by […]

UNTRACEABLE by S.R. Johannes

UNTRACEABLE by S.R. Johannes

19 December, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 7 Comments

YA Contemporary Thriller 315 pages Available now (Nov. 2011) Review copy provided by author for honest review 6 year old Grace has lived in the Smokies all her life, patrolling with her forest ranger father who taught her about wildlife, tracking, and wilderness survival. When her dad goes missing on […]

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