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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 »

Book Review : Panic by Lauren Oliver

Book Review : Panic by Lauren Oliver

March 30, 2014 Book review 14 ★★★★

Panic has one hell of a crazy plot and some unlikeable characters but I still loved it. My Recap : Panic is deadly game played by the Seniors of Carp after they have graduated from high school.  The money pot is high but so too is your chance of serious… Read more »

Book Review : Faking Normal by Courtney C. Stevens

Book Review : Faking Normal by Courtney C. Stevens

February 25, 2014 Book review 6 ★★★★

Faking Normal did a great job of capturing a realistic teen’s voice.  It felt raw and honest and while reading I was totally submerged into the pain that the main character felt. First Line of Faking Normal: “Black funeral dress.” My thoughts on Faking Normal: This one is really good! … Read more »

Book Review : The Last Forever by Deb Caletti

Book Review : The Last Forever by Deb Caletti

January 8, 2014 Book review 2 ★★

The Last Forever is a book about the grief and the endless, never-ending journey you go through after the loss of a parent.  However while the subject was intense, I never fully connected with the characters and just didn’t feel it. First line of The Last Forever: “In those early… Read more »