Category: Reviews

Mar 28
Across the Universe by Beth Revis

Across the Universe by Beth Revis

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Beth Revis is the author of the NY Times Bestselling Across the Universe series, published by Razorbill/Penguin in the US and available in 17 countries. The first book in the trilogy, Across the Universe, is a “cunningly executed thriller” according to Booklist, and the second book, A Million Suns, was hailed by the LA Times as “a fast-paced, action-packed follow-up.” The final book of the trilogy, Shades of Earth, will be released in early 2013. Amy has left the life she loves for a world 300 years away. Trapped in space and frozen in time, Amy is bound for a...

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Mar 20
Crave by Melissa Darnell

Crave by Melissa Darnell

Reviews 0 ★★★½

Crave is a well written book with an enticing new spin on paranormal lore. It follows Savannah and Tristan as they discover new things about themselves and one another, and unbury the secrets their families have kept from them for seven years. I liked the progression of the story –…

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Mar 20
Supernaturally by Kiersten White

Supernaturally by Kiersten White

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Kiersten White is the NYT Bestselling author of Paranormalcy. She started writing shortly after having her first baby and hasn’t stopped since. She is now published with HarperTeen. The second book in her trilogy, Supernaturally, is available now, and the third, Endlessly, will be available July 2012. The following review…

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Mar 18
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

Reviews 0 ★★★★

A long synopsis that doesn’t do justice to the book. The Name of the Wind is a unique novel, a triumphant debut from a hither-to unknown author. The level of mastery the author has displayed is rarely found in a debut novel, and in this light, I like the novel…

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Mar 16
Muse by Rebecca Lim

Muse by Rebecca Lim

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Muse is a haphazard book – more so than those preceding it. I feel the characters are inaccessible and the plot, while engaging, is convoluted. Mercy becomes stronger, asking questions about her past and unearthing dark secrets that have been kept from her for centuries. It’s nice to finally get some details…

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Mar 15
Exile by Rebecca Lim

Exile by Rebecca Lim

Reviews 0 ★★★

While Mercy read like a thriller, Exile is more of a contemporary novel, describing the struggles of Lela (and through her, Mercy) as she takes care of her dying mother. Instead of trying to solve a missing-person case, Mercy is struggling to handle day-to-day life as Lela, and this brings…

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Mar 14
Mercy by Rebecca Lim

Mercy by Rebecca Lim

Reviews 0 ★★★★

I put off reading this book for a long time, wrongly thinking that it was just like all the other angel related YA available. However, Mercy is written as a murder-mystery-thriller type book with elements of paranormal romance thrown in. It’s a fresh change from the usual YA that I read,…

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Mar 13
The Crowded Shadows by Celine Kiernan

The Crowded Shadows by Celine Kiernan

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Just like The Poison Throne, this book is heavily driven by its characters and their relationships. While the plot moves slowly and is punctuated with long discussions, readers are kept engaged by the interactions between characters. These discussions also provide insight into the politics and history of the world as…

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Mar 09
Storm Front by Jim Butcher

Storm Front by Jim Butcher

Reviews 0 ★★

Jim Butcher is a martial arts expert and writer living in Missouri. He is well known for writing The Dresden Files, a detective series featuring a wizard P.I. Storm Front is the first book in this series.    Meet Harry Dresden, Chicago’s first (and only) Wizard P.I. Turns out the…

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Mar 09
Paranormalcy by Kiersten White

Paranormalcy by Kiersten White

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Kiersten White is the NYT Bestselling author of Paranormalcy.  She started writing shortly after having her first baby and hasn’t stopped since.  She is now published with HarperTeen. The second book in her trilogy, Supernaturally, is available now, and the third, Endlessly, will be available July 2012. Weird as it…

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