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Book Review : When by Victoria Laurie

Book Review : When by Victoria Laurie

January 13, 2015 Book review 24 ★★★½

This book had me so excited.  The creepy cover and the “would you want to know” tagline hooked me right in.  And if you like a Sc Fi/Cri Fi genre mix-up then this might be just the book for you. First Line of When by Victoria Laurie: “I’m not exactly sure… Read more »

Book Review : Captive by Aimee Carter

Book Review : Captive by Aimee Carter

November 25, 2014 Book review 6 ★★★½

Pawn was my favourite dystopian book of 2013 and I couldn’t wait to dive into Captive.  I don’t think it was quite as shocking as I was anticipating the twists but I still really enjoyed it.  My quick summary of this book is I loved the pace and the action… Read more »

Book Review : Found by Harlan Coben

Book Review : Found by Harlan Coben

September 11, 2014 Book review 4 ★★★½

Young Adult mystery series can be disappointing when you compare them to adult thrillers.  However this one is a bit different, maybe because it is a spin-off from Harlan Coben’s adult detective series about Myron.  This series focuses on Myron’s nephew Mickey and it’s one of the very few YA… Read more »

Book Review : The Jewel by Amy Ewing

Book Review : The Jewel by Amy Ewing

September 2, 2014 Book review 10 ★★★½

When you crack open a YA dystopia, it’s hard to find one that’s totally original. So when I was reading The Jewel bits of it felt familiar and reminded me of other dystopias. BUT I still really, really enjoyed reading all about this glittering but ruthless world. First Line of… Read more »

Book Review : On The Fence by Kasie West

Book Review : On The Fence by Kasie West

July 1, 2014 Uncategorized 6 ★★★★

This book just about sums up what I love about YA Contemporary books. It’s got feel-good-feels all wrapped up and bound between the covers. First Line of On The Fence: “The engine whined against my attempt to go faster.” My Thoughts on On The Fence: It’s funny that my initial… Read more »