Publisher: Point

Average Rating: 4.33


Review: Catch a Falling Star by Kim Culbertson

Posted 24 July, 2014 by Gabbie in Review / 1 Comment
Review: Catch a Falling Star by Kim Culbertson

 “There was a reason this particular story kept being retold. We all had our own ghosts who visited us. We all had these reminders, these spirits sent to warn us, guide us, awaken us to things in our lives. Each of us had people who reminded us of our past or pointed out our present, who illuminated our future path in some way. I had them in Chloe and Alien Drake, in my parents, even in my brother. And in Adam. They guided us like night stars, nudging us, reminding us that so much was possible.” “Adam tucked his hands into the pockets of his shorts. ‘I’m not sure we ever truly quit the things we love. We might not be practicing them, but that doesn’t mean we’ve quit them. I think, sometimes, things we love need to go dormant or come out in a different form for a while.’” “Parker positioned himself at a nearby table, a sort of human shield, his phone glued to his ear. The rest of the café had taken to sneaking quick glances at us, pretending to go about their conversations as usual, but clearly texting about us, adding barely sneaked photos of us to their Facebook pages. Adam didn’t seem to notice, though he kept his glasses on. He ate the bagel sandwich with a ferocious intensity, and people watched as if he […]


Review: Awaken by Meg Cabot

Posted 11 June, 2013 by Gabbie in Review / 0 Comments
Review: Awaken by Meg Cabot

Check out my thoughts on Abandon (Abandon #1) Favorite Quote(s): “Mr. Smith regarded me helplessly from behind his desk. ‘Because that is not who you are. I understand that with your teacher, you were acting in self defense. But the entire reason John was so drawn to you is because you are the spring to his winter. You are the water to his fire. He is the storm. You are the sun that appears after the storm.’” Favorite Character: John. Swoon. First Line: “In school they told us to follow the rules.” My Musings: The Abandon Trilogy is a series that I am sad to see end. Meg Cabot is a fantastic writer who has created an intriguing world based loosely off of the Persephone myth. Cabot managed to spin this myth into an enrapturing plot that has kept me hooked since the very first chapter of the very first novel. Awaken was a thrilling conclusion to the adventures of Pierce Oliveria and John Hayden. This novel, I believe, was the true climax of the series. Yes, all novels have a climax within themselves, but this is the novel in which everything came to a head. I can’t talk much about the plot, because I don’t want to spoil anything for you all…but let me just say, this novel will keep you on your toes. At all times. Because a […]


Mini-Review: Abandon by Meg Cabot

Posted 22 October, 2012 by Gabbie in Review / 2 Comments
Mini-Review: Abandon by Meg Cabot

Favorite Quote(s): “And in what fairytale would John ever be any sane person’s idea of Prince Charming anyway? He was the opposite of charming. More like Prince Terrifying.” “Check yourself before you wreck yourself.” Favorite Character: John. That whole tortured soul thing just does it for me. First Line: “Anything can happen in the blink of an eye.” My Musings: This novel was much better than I was expecting. I was expecting a mediocre novel with a decent plot; boy was I blown away! This novel defied my expectations. Cabot placed me in a world where death followed me. I loved the twist on mythology; I’ve always enjoyed mythological books! I loved the swoonworthy romance. Let me tell you: I’ll take Death any day! I mean, who wouldn’t want their own John Hayden. Let me give you a sneak peak: “‘I suppose so,’ he said, after giving it some thought. ‘I don’t really know. I’ve never rescued a girl I love from the Furies before.’ He looked alarmed as my eyes were filling with tears. ‘Don’t cry.’” SWOON?! I don’t know; there was something about that boy…deity…whatever he is. Anyways! I also adored Pierce. I loved her character and her personality. Although it sucks that she went through so much stuff, I think it’s worth it. Overall, this was a very exciting book. I have a review of the second novel, Underworld, coming soon. I recommend […]