Stillness of Time by J.M. Buckler

SPOILER WARNING if you have not read the first book, Seeker of Time, know that the summary and review will contain spoilers.

Summary

Mystery, danger, and heartache are all things Elara must face now back on Aroonyx. Jax continues to reveal dark secrets that challenge her and Cyrus’s trust, pushing them farther than they ever thought possible. Can they keep their identities hidden from Zenith and the Collectors?

New and mysterious friends help the twins through their darkest hours while enemies lurk around every corner. Eventually, Elara and Cyrus discover things are not always as they seem. Unsure of their fate, the twins form an unbreakable bond that over time will be put to the ultimate test. Elara’s relationship with Jax evolves to a whole new level, only to be challenged during a life-changing night. Presented with a difficult choice, Elara is forced to make a sacrifice that changes the course of her future forever. Does she have the strength to accept this new fate? Can you truly love someone enough to let them go?” Continue reading Stillness of Time by J.M. Buckler

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Published May 7, 2013 Disney-Hyperion 

Summary

“On October 11, 1943, a British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. It’s pilot and passenger are best friends. But just one of the girls has a chance at survival. Arrested by the Gestapo, “Verity” is given a choice: reveal her mission or face a grisly execution. They’ll get the truth out of her. Only, it won’t be what they expect.”

Review

Firstly, let me start by recommending that if you’re interested in this book, I suggest only reading the vague summary (above) that is from the book itself. You may want more detail, but the detail is in the book my dear! Seriously, ¬†it’s hard to discuss Code Name Verity without spoiling the book. The publisher (or whomever wrote the summary) must have thought the same thing, because the summary is one of the shorter I’ve seen. Continue reading Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein