Book Review: The Vampire Diaries: Shadow Souls by L.J. Smith

Title: The Return: Shadow Souls Author: L.J. Smith Genre: Young Adult, Vampires, Fantasy, Dark Fantasy Publication Date: 2010 Publisher: HarperCollins Rating: 3,5 stars On the run… Elena Gilbert’s love, the vampire Stefan Salvatore, has been captured and imprisoned by demonic spirits who are wreaking havoc in Fell’s Church. While her friends Bonnie and Meredith explore […]

Book Review: The Vampire Diaries: Nightfall by L.J. Smith

Title: The Return: Nightfall Author: L.J. Smith Genre: Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Young Adult, Vampires Publication Date: 2009 Publisher: HarperCollins Rating: 3 stars Elena Gilbert is alive—again. When Elena sacrificed herself to save the two vampire brothers who love her—the handsome, brooding Stefan and the sleek and dangerous Damon—she was consigned to a fate beyond death. […]

Book Review: The Vampire Diaries: The Fury and The Reunion by L.J. Smith

Title: The Fury & Dark Reunion Author: L.J. Smith Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Vampires Publication Dates: 1991 and 1992 Publisher: HarperPaperbacks Rating: 3 stars Elena: transformed, the golden girl has become what she once feared and desired. Stefan: tormented by losing Elena, he’s determined to end his feud with Damon once and for […]

Book Review: The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening and The Struggle by L.J. Smith

Title: The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening and The Struggle Author: L.J. Smith Genre: Dark Fantasy, Vampires, The Vampire Diaries Rating: 2 stars Elena: the golden girl, the leader, the one who can have any boy she wants. Stefan: brooding and mysterious, he seems to be the only one who can resist Elena, even as he […]

Book Review: Paranormalcy by Kiersten White

Title: Paranormalcy Author: Kiersten White Genre: Paranormal, Supernatural, Young Adult Rating: 4,5 stars Evie’s always thought of herself as a normal teenager. Sure, her best friend is a mermaid, her ex-boyfriend is a faerie, she’s falling for a shapeshifter and she’s the only person who can see through paranormals’ glamours, but still. Normal. Only now […]

Book Review: Fallen by Lauren Kate

Title: Fallen Author: Lauren Kate Genre: Paranormal Romance, Young Adult Rating: 4 stars There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori. Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah, Georgia. He’s the one bright spot in […]

Book Review: The Witches Lottery by Krystal McLaughlin

Title: The Witches Lottery Author: Krystal McLaughlin Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, Young Adult Rating: 4 stars When Sophia and Drew McKibben’s parents are killed in a tragic car accident, they are shipped off to live with an aunt they never even knew existed. Believing that they are moving to a privately owned island just off of […]