Tuesday, December 24, 2013

2013 Top Ten of YA Day 2: Debuts

I feel terrible that I didn't read more debuts this year like I did last year, but I also listed the debuts I really wanted to get to but just couldn't. That doesn't make up for it, but I'm hoping to get to them next year! I'm also thinking that there weren't a lot of descent debuts, at least not as many as last year. Still, I enjoyed the ones I read.

Pivot Point (Pivot Point #1) by Kasie West
This was probably my favorite debut. I wasn't sure how well the double story line would work, but it worked very well. I cannot wait to see what happens in the next book!

Legacy of the Clockwork Key (The Secret Order #1) by Kristin Bailey
I read this for a blog tour and was surprised by how much I loved it. I end up really enjoying steampunk even though I don't get to read it that often. The romance is always so good.

The Collector (Dante Walker #1) by Victoria Scott
This was a close second to being my favorite debut. Dante Walker is SO HOT! Definitely one of my favorite book boyfriends as well.

I didn't like this one as much as I thought it was, but I felt like I could connect with the main character. Guys are a lot easier to hang out with and that's basically the entire book. I'm excited to see what will happen with the rest of the series.

Debuts I Wish I'd Read:
What I've heard: That it's amazing! I haven't read many books that are co-authored but I'm very excited to start this one, especially since I have a review copy!

Splintered (Splintered #1) by A.G. Howard
What I've heard: Not that much actually. I won a copy of this book, and the premise of it being based on Alice in Wonderland sounds amazing. I just haven't gotten the chance.

The Madman's Daughter (The Madman's Daughter #1) by Megan Shepherd
What I've heard: That it's very creepy but very good. I bought a copy of the ebook when it was very cheap and also because I got the sequel for review. Definitely interested to start this one.

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Between #1) by April Genevieve Tucholke
What I've heard: the reviews for this haven't been that great, but I can't say no to that cover or the love story that it promises. Besides, I love Gothic settings.

What I've heard: that it's pretty good. I actually met Amy before she even published her debut, so it was really great to meet someone that's realized the dream I'm chasing after.

1 comment:

  1. I really liked Reboot! I can't wait for the next book. I really need to read Splintered, Pivot Point, and Altered like now. And Pivot Point has a really nice cover so that helps haha.

    Emily @ Emily's Crammed Bookshelf


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