Take Me On by Katie McGarry

July 28th, 2014 Kimberly Review 87 Comments

28th Jul
Take Me On by Katie McGarry

I positively adore the Pushing the Limits series. Katie McGarry brings her characters to life and makes you feel. I was excited to get West’s story in Take Me On and once again McGarry delivered and I found myself wrapped up in West and Haley’s story.

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Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

July 18th, 2014 Kimberly Review 90 Comments

18th Jul
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

I was excited to read Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige and chose to listen to the audio version. The tale introduces us to Amy Gumm from Kansas who finds herself in Oz. Only it is not the place she remembers from the movie she and her mother use to watch. In fact, something is terribly wrong. Paige twists Oz into a dark place filled with nightmares, and I found myself quickly immersed in this world.

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Memory of Water: A Novel by Emmi Itaranta

June 11th, 2014 Kimberly Review 85 Comments

11th Jun
Memory of Water: A Novel by Emmi Itaranta

Memory of Water by Emmi Itaranta is a speculative fiction and one of the first I have read. The writing is beautiful and the tradition of the tea master fascinating. Set against the harsh backdrop of a world changed by global warming and ruled by China, Itaranta shares with us the life of seventeen-year-old Noria Kaitio. Filled with politics and the harsh realities of an occupied town with a water shortage the language held me captive.

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