Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #3)

mockingjay“Well, don’t expect us to be too impressed. We just saw Finnick Odair in his underwear.”
― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

“The success of the rebellion hinges on Katniss‘s willingness to be a pawn, to accept responsibility for countless lives, and to change the course of the future of Panem. To do this, she must put aside her feelings of anger and distrust. She must become the rebels’ Mockingjay–no matter what the personal cost”-Goodreads

Katniss has been thrown into a rebellion that she is not sure that she can win. Concerned for her family and friends, she must make the decision to put the rebellion first.

Dive into a harrowing fight with the resistance in the heart of the capitol. President Snow is determined to put down all members of this uprising, but little does he know, they are so close they can smell blood and roses.

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #2)

catching-fire“So it’s you and a syringe against the Capitol? See, this is why no one lets you make the plans.”
― Suzanne Collins, Catching Fire

Catching Fire is the second installment in The Hunger Games Trilogy. Join Katniss and Peeta as they are once again thrown into the world of “The Hunger Games.” Just when they thought their nightmare was over, President Snow decides that he is going to have another round of “The Hunger Games” for the 100th year anniversary of the uprising–and the tributes will consist of past winners.

Katniss and Peeta are once again thrown into the fire, and fighting for their lives. The flames of a new revolution are kindling and Katniss is at the very center of it.

Will Katniss conquer once again or will President Snow have his revenge.

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #1)

the-hunger-games“You’ve got about as much charm as a dead slug.”
― Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

Katniss is living in a much different world. What used to be The United States is now called Panem. It is made up of twelve districts. Each district does certain jobs. Katniss lives in District 12 which specializes in coal.

Over 100 years ago there was an uprising, where all the districts attacked the capital-they lost. For their treason each district must offer up two of their children as tributes to compete in “The Hunger Games.”

Katniss’s is shocked when her sister’s name is drawn. In a panic Katniss volunteers in her sister’s place.

Katniss now must keep her wits about her and try to please a crowd of people who are entertained by the death of children. Her very life is in their hands.

Suzanne Collins ensnares readers from the beginning. You are outraged when you learn the price that the districts have to pay for a revolt that happen before any of them were born. Katniss is tough, stubborn, and brave. An unlikely heroine in a harsh world.

Tiger’s Destiny by Colleen Houck (The Tiger’s Curse Saga #4)

tigers-destiny“Perfect! Now we’re being chased by hoards of monkeys! Perhaps you would care to name their species as we’re attacked, just so I can appreciate the special traits of said monkey as it kills me!”
“At least when the monkeys are harassing you, you don’t have any time to harass me!”
― Colleen Houck, Tiger’s Curse

“It’s a race against time–and the evil sorcerer Lokesh–in this eagerly anticipated fourth volume in the bestselling Tiger’s Curse series, which pits good against evil, tests the bonds of love and loyalty, and finally reveals the tigers’ true destinies once and for all.”-Goodreads

Kelsey, Ren, and Kishan find that they must travel back in time to defeat Lokesh. Surprise lay in wait for them back in the past and many truths are revealed.

They all must face their destiny and conquer the evil that has followed them from the beginning of their journey. Tiger’s Destiny is the last installment in The Tiger’s Curse Saga-it will make you cry, laugh, curse, and more.

Love, death, and renewal abound in this riveting story. All good things must come to an end, but the end can be unforgettable.

Tiger’s Voyage by Colleen Houck (The Tiger’s Curse Saga #3)

tigers-voyage“Holy Hannah, that man is dangerous!”
― Colleen Houck, Tiger’s Voyage

“With the head-to-head battle against the villainous Lokesh behind her, Kelsey confronts a new heartbreak: in the wake of his traumatic experience, her beloved Ren no longer remembers who she is. As the trio continues their quest by challenging five cunning and duplicitous dragons, Ren and Kishan once more vie for her affections–leaving Kelsey more confused than ever.” -Goodreads

Dragons, Tigers, and Goddess’s, Oh my! Kelsey and her tiger’s are on their third quest. Ren has selective amnesia about Kelsey, and Kelsey stubborn encourages Kishan’s love for her.

Journey into another dimension with our band of heros to visit five dragons and find a way to defeat one more piece of the puzzle.

Will Kelsey defeat the dark forces conspiring against her and the tiger’s? Will Ren regain his memories and his love for Kelsey. Is Kishan doomed to have his heart broken?

Many secrets and many truths will be revealed in the third installment to The Tiger’s Curse Saga.

Tiger’s Quest by Colleen Houck (The Tiger’s Curse Saga #2)

tigers-quest“You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.”
― Colleen Houck, Tiger’s Quest

Winner of a Parent’s Choice Award!

“Fraught with danger, spellbinding dreams, and choices of the heart, TIGER’S QUEST brings the trio one step closer to breaking the spell that binds them.”-Goodreads

Tiger’s Quest teaches what it is like to live without love, and endeavor to move on from the loss.

Kelsey returns to Oregon and to college. She takes each day a step at a time, trying to forget her love for Ren.

Along the way she meets new friends, stubbornly tries to refuse Ren’s love, and learns how to defend herself.

Kelsey, Ren, Kishan, and Mr. Kaddam embarq on the second quest to break the curse. Will they succeed? Will true love win in the end?

Colleen Houck writes a beautiful story that makes you feel what they characters feel, and makes you want to devour each in every page in one sitting.

Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck (The Tiger’s Curse Saga #1)

tigers-curse“Vampire sea horse monkeys? Are you serious?”
― Colleen Houck, Tiger’s Curse
“Tiger’s Curse is the exciting first volume in an epic fantasy-romance that will leave you breathless and yearning for more.”-Goodreads

When Kelsey Hayes decided to work a summer job, she had no idea that she would end up breaking a 300 year old Indian curse.

Working a the circus was fun and exciting, especially when she spotted the white tiger, Ren. She gets flown halfway around the world, treated to every luxury, meets a Goddess, and has several run ins with dark forces.

Tiger’s Curse is a spellbinding novel that captivates you from the start. Kelsey is a character that we all can identify with and admire. Magic, romance, danger, and good conquering all makes this story a great read!

Taken at Dusk by C.C. Hunter (Shadow Falls #3)

taken-at-dusk“Why was it that boys said girls were so hard to understand when she hadn’t known a single guy who hadn’t confused her to the point of screaming?”
― C.C. Hunter, Taken at Dusk

Lucas is back and just when he and Kylie are starting to work things out, Kylie finds out that his pack has forbidden him to be with her.

On top of competing with Luca’s pack for his attention, Kylie has a ghost with amnesia. She really wants to help this spirit gain closure, but deciphering her clues is proving to be very stressful.

Kylie has gotten a better hold on her supernatural abilities, and has finally figured out the secret of her ability and what she is.

Taken at Dusk is a compelling story with strong heroes and fierce villains. Don’t miss out on Kylie’s newest adventures at Shadow Falls.

Awake at Dawn by C.C. Hunter (Shadow Falls #2)

awake-at-dawn“She leaned into him to soak up his warmth.
“You are so hot,” she said.
“It’s about time you noticed,” he teased.”
― C.C. Hunter, Awake at Dawn

“Step into the world of Shadow Falls, a camp that helps teens tap into their special…talents. Once you visit, you’ll never forget it—and you’ll never, ever be the same.”-Goodreads

Kylie is trying to come to grips with her abilities. Although no one knows what flavor of supernatural she is, one thing is certain-she can talk to and see ghosts.

On top of dealing with her supernatural issues, she is having romantic issues as well. She is torn between Lucas and Derek. Lucas has left camp with someone else, but Derek is still there. With Lucas gone, Derek and Kylie become closer.

Just when she thought she had gotten over Lucas, he starts visiting her in her dreams,

Awake at Dawn takes us deeper into the world of Shadow Falls and keeps us guessing what Kylie’s abilities are, and what she is.

Born at Midnight by C.C. Hunter (Shadow Falls #1)

born-at-midnight“Just because a guy rings your bell, doesn’t mean you have to toot his horn.”
― C.C. Hunter, Born at Midnight

“Don’t miss this spectacular new series that will steal your heart and haunt your dreams, Welcome to Shadow Falls camp, nestled deep in the woods of a town called Fallen…”-Goodreads

Kylie Galen’s life just got extremely complicated. She finds out that her parents are getting a divorce and she is getting shipped off to a boot camp for juvenile delinquents. Shadow Falls camp says it is for “troubled” teens, but what Kylie soon realizes is that every teen at the camp has some kind of supernatural ability.

What Kylie doesn’t understand is why she is at Shadow Falls. She is just a normal teenage girl, or at least she thought she was.

C.C. Hunter delivers a wonderful blend or comedy, life lessons, romance, and unconditional friendships. This is a must read for those who enjoy paranormal YA books!