Reached

Reached Matched #3 by Ally Condie Dystopian Science Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) The revolution is finally taking place.  The Rising has released a water-borne plague which has brought the Society to its knees.  The Rising has the only cure, and is distributing it as quickly and as widely as possible.  Its leaders plan to take over where the Society has left off once the populace is cured. …

December 11, 2014
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Dorothy Must Die

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige Fantasy Dark * * * * Stars (Great!) Amy has been poor and picked on for most of her life and she’d like nothing better than to get out of her small town, but she really didn’t expect her trailer park home to get swept up by a tornado and to be carried off to the Land of Oz.  And she certainly didn’t anticipate…

November 27, 2014
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Falconer

The Falconer by Elizabeth May Fantasy Supernatural * * * * Stars (Great!) Lady Aileana Kameron witnessed first-hand the murder of her mother by the Baobhan Sith (a powerful fae).  It transformed her from a respectable young lady who cared only for the finer things in life, to a vengeful fae-hunter.  Taken under the wing of another faery, Kiaran Mackay – also keen on killing his own kind – Aileana…

November 20, 2014
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Fear Street – It’s baaaaa-aaack!

If you're a thirty-teen like me, you might remember devouring R.L. Stine's Fear Street series when you were a teen/tween.  Well, fans, R.L. Stine announced in an interview with BookRiot's Sarah McCarry that he's going to be reviving and adding to the series.  "R.L. Stine: I wrote 80 Fear Street books back in the eighties and nineties and killed off a lot of teenagers. I thought, “Maybe I’ve killed off enough teenagers.” But…

November 20, 2014
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Allegiant – Teen Reviews

July 17, 2014

Allegiant Divergent #3 by Veronica Roth Dystopian Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Allegiant, the final book in the Divergent series, takes the reader on a roller coaster ride of emotions as it brings the world of Tris, Tobias, Caleb, Christina, and the rest of the characters to a close.  Allegiant was an impressive ending, and Veronica Roth should continue writing as she obviously has…

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Allegiant – Librarian Review

May 22, 2014

Allegiant Divergent #3 by Veronica Roth Dystopian Science Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) After revealing Edith Prior’s message to the Divergent – to find out what lies beyond the city’s borders – Tris and some others who are unhappy with Evelyn Eaton’s tyranny (she and the Factionless have disbanded the faction system and forbidden anyone to leave) make their escape. They expect to find people who need their…

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Lord Sunday

Lord Sunday Keys to the Kingdom #7 by Garth Nix Adventure Fantasy * * * * Stars (Great!) A boy named Arthur is stuck in an alternate world that is in a four-way war. He, who is destined to rule it, works with his friends to bring down the last of the enemy and stop the world, and ours, too, from ending. I liked the book because the author took…

July 2, 2013
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal Diary of a Wimpy Kid #1 by Jeff Kinney Humorous Realistic Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) The author did a pretty good job describing the plot by describing the mood and scenery. I like how the author gave every character their own attitude and way of acting. The author’s art work helped me to visualize what happened in the story….

July 2, 2013
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Everlasting

Everlasting Immortals #6 (last) by Alyson Noel Supernatural * * Stars (Just ok.) This is the 6th and final book in the Immortals series. Ever and Damen have finally defeated their enemies and can now focus their energy on finding the antidote to the terrible curse that keeps them apart. However, as they delve into the dark part of Summerland, Damen and Ever reveal a new history of their relationship…

June 27, 2013
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Crossed

Crossed Matched #2 by Ally Condie Dystopia Science Fiction * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Crossed is the second book out of three in its series. I have read the first, Matched, and just finished Crossed. This book was about Cassia finding Ky again and being together in the Rising to take down the Society. Cassia and Ky meet people who they come to love as friends on their…

June 27, 2013
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