Reviewed by: Book Addict

Starcrossed
by Josephine Angelini

Picture

Published May 31, 2011 by HarperTeen

Picture
Living in a small town like Nantucket has made it difficult for Helen Hamilton to blend into the background. She has known she's different her whole life, but it's getting harder to hide that fact from everyone else. Nightmares of walking through a desert leave her exhausted the next morning and visions of haunting women leave her wondering about her sanity. Then the Delos family moves to town, and things become even weirder. Little does Helen know that she and Lucas Delos are destined to play important roles in an ever- repeating tragedy.

Helen's history reveals some answers and a lot more questions as she is forced to re-examine things she thought only myth. The Fates have tied Helen and Lucas together but they are also pulling them apart...

For a complete review which may contain SPOILERS, please click 'Read More' below:
 
 
Reviewed by: Book Addict

White Cat by Holly Black

Picture

Published February 8, 2011 by Margaret K. McElderry Books

Picture
Being the only non worker in a family full of curse workers has left Cassel on the outside. When the touch of a hand means having your emotions, your memories, or your luck tampered with, you learn to be cautious. Oh, and curse work is illegal, which makes his whole family criminals including Cassel, who killed his best friend Lila.

Now he is trying his best to live a 'normal' life, as a 'regular' guy.  Reality intrudes when he begins sleepwalking during terrifying nightmare featuring a mysterious white cat. There are also his brothers, who are keeping secrets and behaving oddly. To get to the bottom of it, Cassel must unlock the memories from his past. But how do you out-con a con?

For a complete review which may contain SPOILERS, please click 'Read More' below: