Here’s Emily’s first Loony Blubs! YAY. This is the meme where we create book blurbs from titles. You can find more about the awesome meme here and how to join in here.
In case you’re interested: Daughter of Smoke and Bone and City of Bones are the only novels I’ve actually read.
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
All seventeen-year-old Isla can remember of The Fire where her family perished is the smoke and burned bones. A year after the incident, she returns to her home town with her uncle, and suddenly recalls the shadow of a person lighting the fire. Realising that perhaps The Fire was not an accident after all, Isla makes it her mission to figure out who murdered her family before another can fall victim to their crimes. A she searches through her family’s dark secrets, she finally realises that no family — especially hers — is perfect. But can she discover the arsonist before the arsonist finds her?
Walking on Trampolines by Frances Whiting
Eleven-year-old Mike never meant to trampoline into another world. But after discovering that his trampoline is a portal to an alternate universe — where his parents are still alive and rich — he does not want to leave. Things become more complicated when Mike comes to the conclusion that his Alternate Parents are hiding something… something that could destroy his home world once and for all. Can he stop them before it’s too late?
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C S Lewis
Eva Lerwick has always been labelled a witch. She dabbles in magick by nighttimes and is often seen holding seances with her creepy older brother William, and one night, it goes horribly wrong. A portal to the Death World is opened through their wardrobe, and thousands of lost souls flood through the Gates of the Death World, pouring into society. Now Eva and William must retrieve every lost soul they released before the next full moon… which is in two days.
The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants by Ann Brashares
Twelve-year-old Abigail owns a pair of pants, passed down from her great-great-great-great grandmother, that can take her anywhere. Put them on — then Bam! You can go wherever your heart desires. Yet when she ends up in a foreign land full of trees as tall as skyscrapers, flowers that talk back to her, and the sky the colour of lavenders, she wants to go back. The problem? Her magic pants have been stolen. Soon she discovers the Sisterhood, who are willing to help her… for a price. They will send her back to her home on one condition: Abigail must defeat the Evil Queen and bring back her crown as proof. Abigail embarks on a dangerous journey through a foreign land… but can she make it out alive?
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Sixteen-year-old Claire works in a Halloween store called City of Bones, and one night, as she is closing up, she thinks she sees a ghost. Usually, that wouldn’t bother her — ghosts, in Claire’s world, are a common occurrence — but there is a striking similarity between her and the ghost, leading her to the inevitable: She is going to die. And soon. Known for her freakishly strange family history, Claire is forced to delve deeper into the strange curses that cloud her family before she becomes yet another victim.
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E Lockhart
Everyone knows Frankie Landau-Banks is a liar, a schemer, and is no good. Unfortunately, for eighteen-year-old Megan, he is her father. So when Frankie Landau-Banks is wrongfully accused for a murder that he didn’t commit, it’s up to Megan to clear his name, even though it’s the last thing she wants to be doing in her senior year. Teaming up with the boy-next-door — who is more attractive than Megan is willing to admit — they are led on a wild journey to determine the real killer. Before he strikes again.
I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
It’s the year 4022, and seventeen-year-old Icarus wants to touch the sun. So when he wins a competition for the first flight to the sun in mankind, he jumps upon the chance eagerly. But things aren’t all what they seem. When he reaches the sun in the heat-resistant spacecraft, he comes to the awful realization that his ship — filled with three hundred other passengers — is faulty, and he only has twenty-four hours before the exterior of the ship melts completely to fix it. After receiving several threatening notes, he comes to the terrifying conclusion that the faulty spacecraft was not an accident. Can Icarus fix the ship before they all die?