Tag: nextyacraze

#NextYACraze Book Review: Curse of the Bane (Last Apprentice, Book 2)

I started reading Joseph Delaney’s Last Apprentice books when I learned a new movie was to be released called, Seventh Son, and that the film was based on the first two books in the now thirteen book series. Click on the link to read my review of the first book, Revenge of the Witch. I have […]

#NextYA Craze Book Review: Revenge of the Witch (The Last Apprentice)

I recently saw a movie trailer for Seventh Son, an action / fantasy film. It caught my interest. Knowing that many, many movies are based on books, I did a little digging. Turns out, the movie is actually based on the first two books in The Last Apprentice (The Wardstone Chronicles, as it was originally […]

#NextYACraze Book Review: Tallas

On my search for the #NextYaCraze, I recently received and began reading Cathrina Constantine’s Tallas, a dystopian young adult novel. With an alluring cover, and a premise that sounded promising, I was hopeful. The back cover synopsis reads: In a decimated world, setting foot outside the protected village of Tallas is certain death—or so they […]

#NextYACraze Book Review: Tommy Black

My first #NextYACraze read for 2015, was Tommy Black and the Staff of Light, by Jake Kerr. Kerr, a music industry journalist, is also a Nebula Award nominated writer and was shortlisted for the Theodore Sturgeon and StorySouth Million Writers awards.  The book is a dense 400 pages. Don’t let that scare reluctant readers. The font […]

Search for the Next YA Craze

Can YOU help find the next big YA craze? What genre will it fall under? Dystopian, Utopian, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Horror, Contemporary, adventure, or Humor? I plan to dedicate 2015 to reading MOSTLY (not all, but mostly) YA Books on my search for the Next YA Craze. (#NextYACraze). I don’t want to do it alone! READ the books with […]