Category Archives: ya

when things resonate

“And in the meantime, enjoy every version of yourself you ever meet, because not everybody who discovers their true identity likes what they find.”I read the above quote in The Book Smugglers’ review of Antony John’s YA novel Five Flavors … Continue reading

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m/m graphic novel appreciation series: tasting ‘pride high’

As part of this series, I decided it would also be a good thing to include a couple of mini-reviews of different works out there in the yaoi and m/m graphic novel genres. *sigh* Yes, I’m actually willingly doing a … Continue reading

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maybe it’s me, but…

Blurb~ Killer cows! They’re big! They’re angry! They smell bad! They’re coming! The only thing standing in their way is a lonely 14-year-old, whether he’s ready or not… Randy Meyer is the new kid in Satus Creek, a tiny farm … Continue reading

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tasting ‘absolutely, positively not’

Kris’ New Year’s Readolution 3! To try a different author and/or genre once a month. So, I did actually read a whole heap of new-to-me authors last month, but I never actually tasted one. Whoopsy. Anyways, here ’tis now. Absolutely, … Continue reading

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the countdown begins

To celebrate the commencement of the countdown to one of the most critical events of the annual calendar (what alliteration!), Kris ‘n’ Good Books is giving away not one but two slightly read books! *Oh, the awesomeness!* For your chance … Continue reading

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tasting ‘thinking straight’

Kris’ New Year’s Readolution 3! To try a different author and/or genre once a month. Thinking Straight by Robin Reardon The Blurb: If only Taylor Adams had kept on lying to his parents, none of this would have happened. He … Continue reading

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I finished reading Cassandra Clare’s awesome The Mortal Instruments series last night. *Had to brave the wild weather yesterday to go get the last book after gobbling up the first two on Saturday. Loved it. Loved it muchly.* Anyway, before … Continue reading

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a tasting smorgasbord: ya

I hit the YA jackpot this week with 3 wonderful books which I’ve decided to share with you all (including blurbs this time round so I can REALLY tempt you ;): Once Dead, Twice Shy by Kim Harrison The Blurb: … Continue reading

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thoughts on ‘hero’

Kris’ New Year’s Readolution 3! To try a different author and/or genre once a month.I know I said I’d make the challenge specific to my blog and not include the reviews I’ve done for Wave; however, technically this is not … Continue reading

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a tasting of ‘a strong and sudden thaw’

A Strong and Sudden Thaw by R W Day The Blurb: The Ice fell upon the world nearly a hundred years ago, and if civilization didn’t rightly collapse, it surely staggered and fell ill a while. In the small town … Continue reading

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