I have been up to a lot lately, so I thought I’d put my latest reviews here before I update those specific pages. Also, if you haven’t checked out the new look – I can now be found at http://www.selahjanel.com – slowly but surely, I’m getting things done! All these can be found at booksbyviolet.com … More Updates – New Graphic Novel Reviews!
It’s time to see what I’ve been up to whilst I was Nano-ing last month! No matter the time of year, this is a great read that combines family and the supernatural. As always, Raina Telgemeier weaves interesting plot with relatable characters. Read my full review for Books by Violet here! Also for Books … More Free fic, reviews, and all that fun stuff
So, being down a week means I have more fun stuff to share with you today! My latest manga review for I Smell Sheep is up – to celebrate all that’s creepy this month, I’m taking a look at Black Butler! While it’s not without it’s problems, it does some really good things to subvert … More Creepy Reviews, get yer creepy reviews!
Time for another book blast while I prep my other posts for this month! Title: Evolution: The Revelation Author: Jim Reilly Published: February 28th, 2016 Publisher: Sayville Books Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Religion The Revelation is Jim Reilly’s follow-up to his science fiction novel, Evolution. In The Revelation cloaked Ancient Visitors plan man’s … More Book Blast: Evolution: The Revelation by Jim Reilly
It’s that time again! While I get myself together, I thought I’d share a new title with you! Title: Wickedly They Dream Series: The Wickedly Series, Book 2 Author: Cathrina Constantine Published: Feb. 20th, 2016 Publisher: CHBB Genre: YA Fantasy Recommended Age: 14+ Synopsis: Evil never rests. Jordan hoped her life would change after … More
Blog tour time again! I’ve got a great interview today for you, but first, you know the rules…let’s check out the book! Title: Ariel Rising Author: AJ and CS Sparber Published: October 30th, 2015 Publisher: Mind’s Eye Press Genre: YA Paranormal Recommended Age: 14+ Synopsis: My dreams were simple. College, a career, and … More Juniper Grove Presents: Ariel Rising
It’s blog tour time again! This week’s title is an intriguing YA mystery, so buckle up and let’s check ‘er out! Title: Trail of Secrets Author: Laura Wolfe Published: August 27th, 2015 Publisher: Fire and Ice YA Genre: YA Mystery Content Warning: PG-13 Synopsis: Spending three weeks of her summer at the elite Foxwoode … More Book Blast: Trail of Secrets by Laura Wolfe
As soon as I read the synopsis for this book, I wanted to take part in spreading the word about it. There are times when some messages just deserve to be heard, so I’m definitely intrigued and affected by this title. Title: Scarred Author: Elizabeth Montgomery Published: June 26th, 2015 Publisher: Crushing Hearts and Black … More Juniper Grove Presents: Scarred by Elizabeth Montgomery
Had to break this up into another post because I’ve come across so many awesome illustrated YA books lately, so let’s carry on, shall we? Peanut by Ayun Halliday and Paul Hoppe – Sadie moves and has to go to a new school, which means navigating social groups, watching her old friends move on, and … More Reading with SJ: YA Graphic Novels pt 2
Back again with some more titles I have thoughts on! This time, I’ll be looking at the YA illustrated/graphic novel/comic genre, which admittedly has a place in my heart. These are the books I love to check out a stack at a time and curl up with when I need some light reading or some … More Reading with SJ: YA comics & graphic novels