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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

March 16, 2015 Reviews 1 ★★★

An admirable début novel that combines a rags-to-riches story with a dystopian world and the powers of the X-Men, Red Queen will please a varied audience. I enjoyed reading it but have to concede that there is almost nothing original about it, and that it ultimately failed to wow me in the way that it could have.

This story-world is set in a future version of our world with two marked differences. The first is that the countries we are familiar with no longer exist and technological advancement has regressed for unknown reasons. The second is that a series of...

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Secret by Brigid Kemmerer

Secret by Brigid Kemmerer

January 28, 2014 Reviews 0 ★★★★★

Wahhh it’s finished ūüôĀ Basically, Nick is the best, and Secret is awesome. At its heart Secret is an amazing story, told from the points of view of the two most compelling characters in the series so far. Nick and Quinn are great protagonists, and their story is riveting. Secret…

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Spirit by Brigid Kemmerer

Spirit by Brigid Kemmerer

May 27, 2013 Reviews 0 ★★★★

Date published:¬†1st June 2013 Publisher:¬†Allen & Unwin Format: Paperback, 312 pages Series: Elementals, Book 3 ISBN 13:¬†9781743310762¬†ISBN 10:¬†1743310765 Categories: YA – Paranormal Goodreads¬†/ Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided by the publisher for review Hunter Garrity just wants to be left alone. He has learned the hard way that his unusual…

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Breathless by Brigid Kemmerer

Breathless by Brigid Kemmerer

May 15, 2013 Reviews 0 ★★★★½

Date published:¬†30th April 2013 Publisher:¬†Kensington Teen Format: Ebook, 65¬†pages Series: Elementals, Book 2.5 ISBN 13:¬†9780758285539¬†ISBN 10:¬†0758285531 Categories: YA – Paranormal Goodreads¬†/ Amazon¬†/ Bookworld Source: provided by the publisher for review Too many secrets. Not enough time. Nick Merrick is supposed to be the level-headed one. The peacemaker. Since it‚Äôs just…

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Spark by Brigid Kemmerer

Spark by Brigid Kemmerer

September 26, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★

Date published:¬†1st October 2012 Publisher:¬†Allen & Unwin AU Format: Paperback, 350¬†pages Series: Elementals, Book 2 ISBN 13:¬†9781743310748¬†ISBN 10:¬†1743310748 Categories: YA – Paranormal Goodreads¬†/¬†The Book Depository¬†/¬†Booktopia¬†(AU) Source: provided by the publisher for review Gabriel Merrick plays with fire. Literally. Sometimes he can even control it. And sometimes he can‚Äôt. Like the…

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Losing Lila by Sarah Alderson

Losing Lila by Sarah Alderson

August 2, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★

An undeniably awesome sequel, Losing Lila picks up the action with Lila and Alex on the run and throws readers into an exhilarating adventure as they try and evade the Unit and rescue Lila’s family. This book focussed more on Lila’s relationship with various members of her family and her…

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Hunting Lila by Sarah Alderson

Hunting Lila by Sarah Alderson

July 31, 2012 Reviews 1 ★★★★

I’ve read a few less than stellar reviews of Hunting Lila so I was prepared to be disappointed, but perhaps because I wasn’t expecting anything I enjoyed it immensely. For me this book is a thrilling adventure as Lila struggles to understand her powers and find acceptance among the two…

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Storm by Brigid Kemmerer

Storm by Brigid Kemmerer

May 31, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★

Earth. Fire. Air. Water. When Becca Chandler saves Chris Merrick from being beaten-up in the school car park, she has no idea how dramatically this one action will change her life. Chris is no ordinary guy and neither are his three older brothers. The Merrick boys are Elementals. Hot. Powerful….

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Struck by Jennifer Bosworth

Struck by Jennifer Bosworth

May 7, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★

The plot of¬†Struck¬†is interesting and new. The premise is also believable, that a religious leader could gain so much power and influence after a natural disaster that isolates one of the largest cities in the US. Mia‚Äôs addiction to lightening is interesting, and I think the author does a great…

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Fractured Light by Rachel McClellan

Fractured Light by Rachel McClellan

November 11, 2011 Reviews 0

Rachel McClellan is a young adult fantasy writer living in Idaho. Fractured Light is her first book, and will be followed in February 2013 by a sequel, Fractured Truth. I received an e-book copy of this book for review from NetGalley.¬† I‚Äôm dying, I thought. This was unexpected and not…

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