Guest Post & Book Giveaway – Simone Pond, author of the New Agenda Series

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We last caught up with Simone Pond, award-winning author of young adult dystopian fiction, in November 2014. In our interview she shared with us the inspiration behind her New Agenda Series and specifically the third title in that series The Mainframe. Now, to celebrate the release of the fourth and final title in the New Agenda Series, The […]

Book Review – MARKING TIME by April White

Marking Time by April White

Marking Time Synopsis:  Seventeen-year-old tagger Saira Elian can handle anything… a mother who mysteriously disappears, a stranger who stalks her around London, and even the noble English Grandmother who kicked Saira and her mother out of the family. But when an old graffiti tag in a tube station transports Saira to the 19th Century and she […]

Book Review – THE FLUTE PLAYER by Shawn Mihalik

The Flute Player by Shawn Mihalik

The Flute Player Synopsis For nearly ten years, young Oliver has begrudgingly accepted his position as the flute player of the peaceful village of Drommar—a responsibility thrust upon him after the previous flute player, and Oliver’s best friend, drowned in a tragic childhood accident. Now on the cusp of adulthood, a mysterious young woman enters […]

Book Review – MOCKINGJAY by Suzanne Collins, Hunger Games #3

Mockingjay, Hunger Games Book 3 by Suzanne Collins

Mockingjay (Hunger Games Book 3)  Synopsis Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she’s made it out of the bloody arena alive, she’s still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss. And what’s worse, President […]

Book Review – CATCHING FIRE by Suzanne Collins, Hunger Games #2

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire (The Hunger Games Book 2)  Synopsis Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won for themselves and […]

Book Review – SOCIALPUNK by Monica Leonelle

Socialpunk by Monica Leonelle

Socialpunk Synopsis Ima would give anything to escape The Dome and learn what’s beyond its barriers, but the Chicago government has kept all its citizens on lockdown ever since the Scorched Years left most of the world a desert wasteland. When a mysterious group of hooded figures enters the city unexpectedly, Ima uncovers a plot to […]

Book Review – THE HUNGER GAMES by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games Synopsis Every year, twelve boys and twelve girls are chosen to take part in the Hunger Games. Watched by the entire nation, this is action-packed reality TV at its most exciting – and most dangerous. Katniss Everdeen has grown up struggling to save the people close to her. Now she faces the biggest […]