A Forgettable Ending | Review of ‘Vengeance’ (Private #14)

By Cynthia Ayala

Vengeance by Kate Brian
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Despite the disaster that turned into Reed’s birthday party, she is adamant on rebuilding Billings, refusing to let her legacy become a pile of rubble. But someone is lurking in the shadows of Billings, adamant on ending her and Billings once and for all.

Published August 30, 2011, by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Vengeance is the final novel In Kate Brian‘s bestselling young adult Private series.

Looks like Brian ditched that witch coven things very quick. There for a book then gone. Was it a gimmick? Probably, but it did give the reader a little more insight into the world of Billings and the history of it too. Although the ending here, it felt a little bit like a let-down.
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Weekly Reading List #63

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! I hope everyone had a wonderful Halloween. I got sick but I made sure I went to Salem this year. Yay! I was wonderful and I loved it and I had the chance to catch up on some of my reading. My TV shows, well, that’s another story. Not enough hours in the day to do everything I want. Anyway here is my weekly reading list. Happy reading! Continue reading “Weekly Reading List #63”

Weekly Reading List #62

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! My fiancé is leaving back to Florida in a few days. Sad panda. We’ve been having such a great time lately and tomorrow, the goal is Salem! We weren’t able to go last year because I got horribly sick but rain or shine I am going to Salem for Halloween! Anyway, I hope everyone has some wonderful plans for Halloween, don’t let the fact that it’s on a Monday bum you out. Anyway, check out this week’s reading list. Happy reading! Continue reading “Weekly Reading List #62”

Weekly Reading List #58

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! So this week is looking like a very Kate Brian centric week. I didn’t even realize that until I started on this list. Right now I’m on a very tight budget so my reading list depends on what I already have in my Nook and Kindle (because yes, I have both apps on my e-reader — I like free books). Anyway, the goal is to finish up some series that I have already started, especially since I have the handy-dandy library which is very accessible. Other than that, school is good. I have this 5-7 page paper that I’m working on and I just need to get it done while I work on some of my other projects.

But anyway, here’s my weekly reading list. Happy reading!
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Review: “Last Christmas” Appreciates Villain’s Backstory (Private Series, #0.6) – Emertainment Monthly

By Cynthia Ayala

cvr9781416913696_9781416913696_hr-326x245Last Christmas is the prequel to the New York Times Bestselling Private series that combines mystery and romance to build up the story of the most notorious character in the Private series: Ariana Osgood[…] Continue reading “Review: “Last Christmas” Appreciates Villain’s Backstory (Private Series, #0.6) – Emertainment Monthly”

A Thrilling & Suspenseful Mystery | Review of Last Christmas (Private Series, #0.6)

By: Cynthia Ayala

Ariana Osgood wasn’t always the sociopath that everyone knew. Once upon a time, she was a meek girl who had everything that anyone could want: straight A’s, the perfect boyfriend, and the coveted spot in Billing’s House. But last Christmas, Ariana discovered what she was really capable of. Trapped on campus by a blizzard with notorious bad-boy Thomas Pearson. As everything she thought she knew about herself unravels as she finds comfort in the arms of Thomas Pearson, Ariana discovers that her simple holiday romance of love is about to turn into a nightmare when she catches someone watching her. And Ariana will do anything to keep her little secret safe. Anything…
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A Haunting Thrill | Cyn’s Book Review of Shadowlands (Shadowlands, #1)

By: Cynthia Ayala 

Shadowlands is the start of a new series by Kate Brian, author of the Best-Selling ‘Private’ series.  Connecting to her skills as a writer, she brings suspense and mystery together into a cohesive novel – but does that mean this novel measure’s up to her last series?  Read here to find out.

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A Haunting Thrill: Shadowlands Reviewed – World Light Review

By: Cynthia Ayala / World Light Review Staff Writer, Creative Director Best Young Adult Fantasy & Sci-Fi Section Rory Miller and her family relocate after her math teacher turns out to be a serial killer, but are threatened by mysterious supernatural forces. Full review here: A Haunting Thrill: Shadowlands Reviewed – World Light Review Continue reading A Haunting Thrill: Shadowlands Reviewed – World Light Review