Reviews written by sarah elizabeth

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August 02, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Okay.

(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to Harlequin (UK) Limited and Netgalley.) This is book 2 in the ‘confessions’ series. 15-year-old Rose still doesn’t know where she stands with Jamie Forta, her mother is still making her go...

August 02, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Okay.

(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to HarperTeen and Edelweiss.) 17-year-old Annaliese has been missing for over a year, and most people believe her to be dead, when suddenly she is found. But Annaliese isn’t Annaliese....

August 02, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Okay.

(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to HarperCollins UK Children’s books and Netgalley.) This is book 2 in the ‘Unravelling’ series, and kicks of 4 months after the end of unravelling. Janelle is now living in a dystopian...

August 02, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
2.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Okay.

(Source: I won a digital copy of this book.) 17-year-old Emma gets more than she bargained for when she goes on holiday with her best friend Chloe, when they are attacked by a shark and Chloe is killed. Unbeknown to Emma though, she attracted more than...

August 02, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Okay.

(Source: Purchased used from Awesomebooks.com) 17-year-old Janelle is just leaving the beach after her shift as a life guard, when a jeep comes barrelling towards her, and she knows she’s dead. Then a miracle happens, she’s brought back to life, and the person who’s currently healing her severed spinal...

August 02, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Better than the first one.

(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to HarperCollins publishers and Netgalley.) This is book 2 in the ‘Slide’ series, and kicks off 6 months after the end of ‘Slide’. 16-year-old Sylvia (Vee) is still having nightmares about the...

August 02, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Brilliant YA Paranormal Romance.

(Source: I won a digital copy of this book. Thanks to YA Buddy Readers' Corner) 17-year-old Emma nearly died when she was 15 and she was involved in an RTA with her father. What she doesn’t know is that she was supposed to die though, and that Finn –...

January 22, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Sweet, contemporary YA - Highly recommended

(Source: Purchased from Amazon.co.uk for only 77p!) 16-year-old Lizzie has a great boyfriend, and a great best friend, but when she lays eyes on the gorgeous newcomer at school, everything changes. Lizzie tells herself that she wants nothing to do with the new boy Drew, but...

January 19, 2013
Overall rating 
 
1.3
Plot 
 
1.0
Characters 
 
1.0
Writing Style 
 
2.0
Young Adult Fiction
Not good.

(Source: I borrowed a copy of this book.) Jessie and her friends (including her ex-boyfriend Jimmy) are heading off to Las Vegas for a weekend, but spending time with her ex-boyfriend is going to turn out to be the least of Jessie’s problems during this trip. ...

January 14, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Realistic book about depression, but the ending lacked something for me.

(Source: I borrowed a copy of this book.) 18-year-old Wren (formerly Mamie) is having a rough time of it. She was in a car accident with her boyfriend Patrick, in which he died, but she didn’t. She wasn’t driving, but she still blames herself for the accident. ...

January 14, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Interesting spin on a classic

(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to Abrams and Netgalley.) Alyssa is hiding a secret. For the past six years, ever since she got her first period she has been able to hear plants and bugs talking, sometimes to...

January 14, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Great YA paranormal read.

(I was given a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to Harlequin Teen and Netgalley.) He spoke softly into my ear. “I should warn you, it’s a very dangerous kiss. It’ll change your life forever, so you have to want it.”...

January 14, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Enjoyable second book, and wraps things up nicely.

(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to Harlequin and Netgalley.) This is book 2 in the ‘Nightwatchers’ series, and kicks off a few days after the end of events in book 1 ‘Dark Kiss’. **Warning- some unavoidable spoilers...

January 14, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Enjoyable YA, just not sure what the point was?!

(Source: I borrowed a copy of this book.) Adrienne and Dakota haven’t spoken in two years. Dakota has been off singing with her band somewhere, but now she’s missing. The Police found her car, and a possible suicide note, but nobody knows where she actually is. ...

January 14, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
A Beautiful, Creepy, and Exciting Dystopian.

(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to Tor Teen and Netgalley.) 16-year-old Evelyn lives underwater in a place called Elysium, with large glass domes separating her from the Atlantic Ocean. She is the ‘daughter of the people’ – the...

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