Title: Lady Midnight
Author: Cassandra Clare
Release Date: March 8th, 2016
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Number of Pages: 668
Summary: In a kingdom by the sea…
In a secret world where half-angel warriors are sworn to fight demons, parabatai is a sacred word.
A parabatai is your partner in battle. A parabatai is your best friend. Parabatai can be everything to each other—but they can never fall in love.
Title: The Retribution of Mara Dyer
Author: Michelle Hodkin
Number of Pages: 464 pages
Date Published: November 4th 2014
Publishing Company: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers
Books Number in Series: Mara Dyer, 3
“Mara Dyer wants to believe there’s more to the lies she’s been told.
She doesn’t stop to think about where her quest for the truth might lead.
She never had to imagine how far she would go for vengeance.
She will now.
Loyalties are betrayed; guilt and innocence tangle, and fate and chance collide in this shocking conclusion to Mara Dyer’s story.
Retribution has arrived.”
My gaze flicked to his hand. His fist was curled around a small tape recorder. I moved his fingers—still warm—and pressed play. A male voice started to speak.
‘Do I have your attention?’ the voice said.’” Continue reading
Title: We Were Liars
Author: E. Lockhart
Number of Pages: 227 pages
Date Published: May 13th 2014
Publishing Company: Delacorte Press
Summary (slightly modified):
A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.
A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive.
A revolution. An accident. A secret.
Lies upon lies.
And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.
Go and read this book now, because you can’t know anything about it if you want to enjoy it. If you read this review it is at your own stake. The smallest details are spoilers. My rating is 5 out of 5. Now go and read it!
Title: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Review
Author: Patrick Süskind, John E. Woods (Translator)
Number of Pages: 263 pages
Date Published: November 1997
Publishing Company: Penguin Books, Ltd
The title explains the book itself. In the eighteenth century, a woman gives birth to Grenouille. Grenouille is very strange, to say the least (one strange thing about him is that he has no scent.) The story just continues to follow Grenouille’s life. How as he grows up, he captures scents and then gets obsessed with making perfumes. Then, he comes upon the scent of virgin girls and from there, Grenouille wants to make the ultimate perfume. Continue reading