Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Review: The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan

There are many things that Annah would like to forget: the look on her sister's face before Annah left her behind in the Forest of Hands and Teeth, her first glimpse of the Horde as they swarmed the Dark City, the sear of the barbed wire that would scar her for life. But most of all, Annah would like to forget the morning Elias left her for the Recruiters.  
Annah's world stopped that day, and she's been waiting for Elias to come home ever since. Somehow, without him, her life doesn't feel much different than the dead that roam the wasted city around her. Until she meets Catcher, and everything feels alive again. 
But Catcher has his own secrets. Dark, terrifying truths that link him to a past Annah has longed to forget, and to a future too deadly to consider. And now it's up to Annah: can she continue to live in a world covered in the blood of the living? Or is death the only escape from the Return's destruction?

Carrie has outdone herself. This book is haunting, violent, and beautiful at the same time. If you've read either of the first two books you know that Carrie has a way with words. I can't really explain it, but just the way she chooses to describe things is amazing. I found myself rereading paragraphs because they were just that good. I don't want to say too much about the plot other than it's kind of a continuation from The Dead Tossed Waves, only told from a different perspective. If you haven't read this series, go out and get on it! Just don't be surprised when you find yourself unable to stop.


Friday, March 4, 2011

Cover Alert! The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Cover Alert! Pledge by Kimberly Derting

This cover is AMAZING. What do you think?


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