Tag: Unfinished


Books I Didn’t Finish: January 2014

Books I Didn’t Finish: January 2014

Landry Park by Bethany HagenSeries: Landry Park #1Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, DystopianPublished by Dial (2.4.2014) eARC, 384 pagesSource: For TourAdd to Goodreads  In a fragmented future United States ruled by the lavish gentry, seventeen-year-old Madeline Landry dreams of going to the university. Unfortunately, gentry decorum and her domineering father won’t allow that. Madeline must marry, like a good Landry woman, and run the family estate. But her world is turned upside down when she discovers the devastating consequences her lifestyle […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 28 January, 2014 | 16 Comments
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Books I Didn’t Finish: December 2013

Books I Didn’t Finish: December 2013

The Dollhouse Asylum by Mary GrayGenre: Young Adult, Science FictionPublished by Spencer Hill Press (10.22.2013) ARC, 296 pagesSource: From PublisherAdd to Goodreads  A virus that had once been contained has returned, and soon no place will be left untouched by its destruction. But when Cheyenne wakes up in Elysian Fields–a subdivision cut off from the world and its monster-creating virus–she is thrilled to have a chance at survival. At first, Elysian Fields,with its beautiful houses and manicured lawns, is perfect. Teo Richardson, […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 1 January, 2014 | 8 Comments
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Books I Didn’t Finish: November 2013

Books I Didn’t Finish: November 2013

Unwind by Neil Shusterman Series: Unwind #1 Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Young Adult Published by Simon & Schuster (11.6.2007) Hardcover, 335 pagesSource: Library Add to Goodreads  Connor, Risa, and Lev are running for their lives. The Second Civil War was fought over reproductive rights. The chilling resolution: Life is inviolable from the moment of conception until age thirteen. Between the ages of thirteen and eighteen, however, parents can have their child “unwound,” whereby all of the child’s organs are transplanted into different donors, so life doesn’t technically end. Connor is too difficult for his […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 27 November, 2013 | 16 Comments
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Books I Didn’t Finish: October 2013

Books I Didn’t Finish: October 2013

Rot & Ruin by Jonathan MaberrySeries: Benny Imura #1Published by Simon & Schuster (9.14.2010) Hardcover, 458 pagesSource: Library Add to Goodreads  In the zombie-infested, post-apocalyptic America where Benny Imura lives, every teenager must find a job by the time they turn fifteen or get their rations cut in half. Benny doesn’t want to apprentice as a zombie hunter with his boring older brother Tom, but he has no choice. He expects a tedious job whacking zoms for cash, but what he gets is a […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 30 October, 2013 | 10 Comments
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Books I Didn’t Finish: September 2013

Books I Didn’t Finish: September 2013

Blackout by Robison Wells Series: Blackout #1 Published by HarperTeen (10.1.2013) eARC, 432 pagesSource: Edelweiss Add to Goodreads  Laura and Alec are trained terrorists. Jack and Aubrey are high school students. There was no reason for them to ever meet. But now, a mysterious virus is spreading throughout America, infecting teenagers with impossible powers. And these four are about to find their lives intertwined in a complex web of deception, loyalty, and catastrophic danger—where one wrong choice could trigger an explosion that ends it all. I made it through 25% […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 25 September, 2013 | 16 Comments
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Books I Didn’t Finish: July + August 2013

Books I Didn’t Finish: July + August 2013

Tumble & Fall by Alexandra Coutts Published by Farrar Straus and Giroux (9.17.2013) eARC, 384 pages Source: NetGalley Add to Goodreads The world is living in the shadow of oncoming disaster. An asteroid is set to strike the earth in just one week’s time; catastrophe is unavoidable. The question isn’t how to save the world—the question is, what to do with the time that’s left? Against this stark backdrop, three island teens wrestle with intertwining stories of love, friendship and family—all with the ultimate stakes at hand.      […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 29 August, 2013 | 22 Comments
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