Powerful and Emotional Fantasy | Review of ‘The Midnight Star’ (The Young Elites #3)

By Cynthia Ayala

The Midnight Star by Marie Lu
G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

Adelina is no longer the victim; now she is the queen. Her conquests lead to victory after victory, but even she cannot quench the hate in those hearts. However, now her madness is growing, the Elites are being poisoned by the very gifts they have, and together, enemies and allies must unite to save the world that has abused them before they die, and with them, the world.

Published October 11, 2016, by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, The Midnight Star by Marie Lu is the final novel in her young adult fantasy series The Young Elites.
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Weekly Reading List #66

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! I hope that everyone is having a wonderful week. School is inching towards the finish line and I’m so close I can taste the diploma. I just need to pass the classes and then I am all set to go. Man, it’s been wild. Anyway, mostly done with projects so I’ve got some time to breathe and read. Check out my reading list below.
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Hot October Reads – Undergraduate Students for Publishing

By Cynthia Ayala

October is the month I’m always looking forward to because it’s Halloween, which is by far my favorite holiday. Of course there’s more to it, something that makes every month special: book releases! Who doesn’t love the smell of new books as they linger on the bookshelves, or that final book in the series one has been dying to read? It’s a little present for avid readers who live by the written word, and this month is no different from any other[…] Continue reading “Hot October Reads – Undergraduate Students for Publishing”

Book of the Month – October 2016

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there readers. Well this month wasn’t really a big surprise as for the winner seeing as it is part of a bestselling series. So may I present to you, courtesy of your votes, Octobers Book of the Month *drum roll* The Midnight Star! Check out what it’s all about below. Happy reading and stay tuned for next month’s poll coming up soon.
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Weekly Reading List #33

By Cynthia Ayala

Hello there avid readers! I hope that everyone is having a wonderful week. It has been frigid here in good old Boston, MA. But I can deal with it. It will warm up eventually.

But other than that it has been nice outside, especially when the wind is not blowing. But enough of that. Here is my weekly reading list to help you decide what to read next. All always, all synopsis’s are courtesy of Goodreads. Happy reading! Oh, and Happy Valentines Day! Continue reading “Weekly Reading List #33”

A Seductive Taste of the Darkside | Review of ‘The Young Elites’ (The Young Elites, #1)

The Young Elites by Marie Lu:
Penguin Young Readers Group

By: Cynthia Ayala

Published on October 7, 2014 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group, The Young Elites by Marie Lu, follows Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. But the fever touched her, altered her hair color, her appearance and giving her powers beyond reason. She is the main protagonist of the novel, but not the typical hero, with darker ambitions and inhibitions, overshadowing her kind heart.
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