Monthly Archives: April 2013


Multiple Minis: Young Adult Edition

Multiple Minis: Young Adult Edition

29 April, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 23 Comments

ARCLIGHT (Arclight #1) by Josin L. McQueinYA Post-Apocalyptic/Dystopia400 pages, hardcoverAvailable now (April 2013)Publisher: Greenwillow Books (HarperCollins)Beyond the light, beyond the protection of the town, lies darkness and the Fade. You venture out into it, you die. No one knows if there are other humans beyond the darkness, as there’s no […]

Speed Date with Ariane: THE RULES by Stacey Kade

Speed Date with Ariane: THE RULES by Stacey Kade

25 April, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 22 Comments

THE RULES (Project Paper Doll #1) by Stacey KadeYA Science Fiction416 pages, hardcoverAvailable now (April 2013)Publisher: Disney-HyperionReview copy provided by publisher for honest review1. Never trust anyone.2. Remember they are always searching.3. Don’t get involved.4. Keep your head down.5. Don’t fall in love.Five simple rules. Ariane Tucker has followed them […]

Top Off Tuesday: NIGHT WALKER by Lisa Kessler

Top Off Tuesday: NIGHT WALKER by Lisa Kessler

23 April, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 14 Comments

Started by Felicia, Christi and Amanda, Top Off Tuesday is where a bunch of us share hot-hot-hot book covers (some we’ve read, some we’ve just drooled on). Head over to Felicia’s blog to share your ToT link and see what everyone else is swooning over.Here’s my question: Why even bother with a face? (Or nipples, for that […]

Check It and See: HOT BLOODED by Amanda Carlson

Check It and See: HOT BLOODED by Amanda Carlson

22 April, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 22 Comments

HOT BLOODED (Jessica McClain #2) by Amanda CarlsonUrban Fantasy320 pages, paperbackAvailable April 23, 2013Publisher: OrbitReview copy provided by publisher for honest reviewIt hasn’t been the best week for Jessica McClain.Her mate has been kidnapped by a Goddess hell-bent on revenge — but Jessica is playing for keeps.Because she’s the only […]

Magical Mini-Reviews: SPLINTERED and SCENT OF MAGIC

Magical Mini-Reviews: SPLINTERED and SCENT OF MAGIC

21 April, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 8 Comments

SPLINTERED by A.G. HowardYA Fantasy371 pages, hardcoverAvailable now (January 2013)Publisher: Amulet BooksReview copy provided by publisher for honest reviewWhat a gorgeously written novel! Is Howard really a debut author? Woot! I hope this means *many* more stories will be coming down the pike.Instantly addictive, SPLINTERED immerses the reader in a […]

Death Dealings: DARK TRIUMPH by Robin LaFevers

Death Dealings: DARK TRIUMPH by Robin LaFevers

20 April, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 14 Comments

DARK TRIUMPH (His Fair Assassin #2) by Robin LaFeversYA Historical Fantasy385 pages, hardcoverAvailable now (April 2013)Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for ChildrenReview copy provided by publisher for honest reviewSybella arrives at the convent’s doorstep half mad with grief and despair. Those that serve Death are only too happy to offer her refuge—but at […]

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