Review: GONE by Michael Grant

 GONEMichael Grant558 pagesPublisher: HarperTeenRelease Date: June 24th 2008Source: Borrowed from LibraryRating: LOVED In the blink of an eye. Everyone disappears. GONE. Except for the young. Teens. Middle schoolers. Toddlers. But not one single adult. No teachers, no cops, no doctors, no parents. Just as suddenly, there are no phones, no internet, no television. No way…

Review: TIGHTROPE by Gillian Cross

 TIGHTROPEGillian Cross432 pagesPublisher: Holiday House/PuffinRelease Date: October 1st 1999Source: Borrowed from LibraryRating: LIKED When she begins receiving bizarre threatening messages from someone who seems to know her every move, teenage Ashley, after seeking help from the neighborhood tough guy, comes to realize that she alone can end the stalker’s reign of terror. Eddie Beale is…

Review: THIRTEEN DAYS TO MIDNIGHT by Patrick Carman

 THIRTEEN DAYS TO MIDNIGHTPatrick Carman432 pagesPublisher: Little BrownRelease Date: April 12th, 2010Source: Borrowed from LibraryRating: REALLY LIKED You are indestructible. These are the words that transfer an astonishing power to Jacob Fielding… and it changes everything. After all, there’s something addictive about testing the limits of fear, experiencing the thrill of walking through fire, or…

Waiting on Wednesday (1) – Z by Michael T Ford

“Waiting On” Wednesday spotlights upcoming releases that everyone’s excited about (created by Jill at Breaking The Spine.) The First Rule of Torching: Cleanse with fire. Josh is by far the best zombie Torcher around—at least, he is in his virtual-reality zombie-hunting game. Josh has quickly risen through the player ranks, relying on the skill, cunning,…

Review of The Hollow by Jessica Verday

 THE HOLLOWJessica Verday509 pagesPublisher: Simon & SchusterRelease Date: September 1st, 2009Source: Hardcover from LibraryRating: LOVED When Abbey’s best friend, Kristen, vanishes at the bridge near Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, everyone else is all too quick to accept that Kristen is dead…and rumors fly that her death was no accident. Abbey goes through the motions of mourning…