Tag Archive | paranormal

Book Review: The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead

Series: Bloodlines (#4) Shelved: Young adult fiction (paranormal – vampires, magic, romance) Rating: ★★★★ Buy: Hive More: Goodreads Published: 19th November 2013 Publisher: Razorbill/Penguin Books Pages: 448 The Fiery Heart is the fourth book in the Bloodlines series, so you might not want to continue reading this review if you’ve not read the first book. […]

Book Review: Under My Hat – Tales from the Cauldron edited by Jonathan Strahan

Shelved: Young adult (fantasy, paranormal – various) Rating: ★★★ Buy: Hive More: Goodreads I used to be one of those people who avoided short stories. And ‘proper fantasy’, for that matter. So why, you may ask, did I pick up this collection? Well, Halloween is one of my favourite holidays and I feel like we […]

Book Review: World After by Susan Ee

Series: Penryn and the End of Days (#2) Shelved: Young adult fiction (paranormal – angels, fantasy, post-apocalyptic) Rating: ★★★★ Buy: Hive More: Goodreads World After is the second book in a series, so I advise you not to keep reading this review if you’ve not read the first book, Angelfall. Angelfall was one of the […]

Book Review: Angelfall by Susan Ee

Series: Penryn and the End of Days (#1) Shelved: Young adult fiction (paranormal – angels, fantasy, post-apocalyptic) Rating: ★★★★ Buy: The Book Depository More: Goodreads Angelfall was a book I had heard a lot about. In 2011, the blogosphere exploded with enthusiastic reviews praising this newly self-published book about angels and the apocalypse. I wasn’t […]

Book Review: The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead

Series: Bloodlines (#3) Shelved: Young adult fiction (paranormal – vampires, romance) Rating: ★★★★ Buy: The Book Depository More: Goodreads The Indigo Spell is the third book in the Bloodlines series, so I advise you not to keep reading this review if you’ve not read the first book. Annnnd we’re back! Sydney Sage, rule-abiding Alchemist and […]

Book Review: Constable & Toop by Gareth P. Jones

Pub. Date: 4th October 2012 Publisher: Hot Key Books Pages: 372 Readership: Children’s fiction Genres: Paranormal – ghosts Rating: ★★★★★ Buy: Paperback More: Goodreads Set in 1884, during the forty-seventh year of Queen Victoria’s reign, Constable & Toop is a marvellous Victorian ghost story told by a hoard of extraordinary characters. I knew I was […]

Book Review: The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead

Pub. Date:12th June 2012 Publisher: Puffin (UK) Razorbill (US) Pages: 432 (UK) 417 (US) Series: Bloodlines (#2) Readership: Young adult Genres: Paranormal – vampires, romance Rating: ★★★★ Buy: Paperback More: Goodreads The Golden Lily is the second book in the Bloodlines series, so you might not want to continue reading this review if you’ve not […]

Book Review: Darkness Falls by Cate Tiernan

Pub. Date: 5th January 2012 (UK) 2nd January 2012 (US) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton (UK) Poppy (US) Pages: 400 Series: Immortal Beloved (#2) Readership: Young adult Genres: Fantasy, paranormal – immortals, romance Rating: ★★★★ Darkness Falls is a direct continuation of the events that happened in Immortal Beloved. Nastasya is still in Immortal rehab at […]

Book Review: Wherever You Go by Heather Davis

Genres: Young adult, contemporary, paranormal – ghosts. Review: Holly is still grieving after her boyfriend, Rob, died in a car crash six months ago. Unaware that Rob’s come back as ghost and is watching over her, she’s struggling to move on with her life, even though Jason is making it clear that he wants to […]

Book Review: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

Genres: Young adult, paranormal – ghosts, mystery. Review: Rory Deveaux arrives in England from America with the hope that she will fit in at her new home – a London boarding school. Unbeknown to her, the area she’s moving to is currently subjected to ‘Rippermania’ because someone is mimicking the notorious Jack the Ripper murders […]

Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Genres: Young adult, paranormal – angels and demons, fantasy. Synopsis: Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grown dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, […]

Book Review: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Genres: Young adult, paranormal – vampires, romance. Synopsis: Sydney is an alchemist, one of a group of humans who serve to bridge the worlds of human and vampires. They protect vampire secrets – and human lives. When Sydney is torn from her bed in the middle of the night, at first she thinks she’s still […]

Book Review: Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver

Genres: Children’s fiction, fantasy, paranormal – ghosts. Synopsis: Liesl lives in a tiny attic bedroom, locked away by her cruel stepmother. Her only friends are the shadows and the mice—until one night a ghost appears from the darkness. It is Po, who comes from the Other Side. Both Liesl and Po are lonely, but together […]

Book Review: Hereafter by Tara Hudson

Genres: Young adult, paranormal – ghosts, romance. I think I really like ghost stories. There’s just something about them. They feel more realistic to me than any other concept in YA paranormal romance and they can be intriguing, creepy – or both.  However, I was genuinely expecting to be indifferent to Hereafter as I’ve read […]

Book Review: Sleight by Jennifer Sommersby

Genres: Young adult, paranormal, fantasy. Synopsis: Her mom is dead. Ghosts follow her around. Her best friend is an elephant. And she’s about to meet the biggest game changer of all: a boy. With a secret. When circus-dwelling Gemma Flannery learns she will be attending public school for the first time in her seventeen years, […]

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