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    Review: “The One,” Kiera Cass

    May 26, 2014

    I didn’t enjoy the final instalment in Kiera Cass’s ‘The Selection’ series, The One. I have never been a ridiculous fan of these books, but I have stuck with them in the hopes that it would…

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    Review: “Never Fade,” Alexandra Bracken

    May 24, 2014

    Though I devoured The Darkest Minds pretty much instantly, I had trouble enjoying Never Fade as much. It had a lot to do with my high expectations, the pacing and the ‘all over the place’ plot.…

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    Review: “Disruption,” Jessica Shirvington

    March 27, 2014

    Another brilliant book by Jessica Shirvington – she never fails to impress me with her clean, addictive prose! With a seriously kick-ass leading lady at the helm, Disruption promises to be the start of a fantastic…

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    Review: “The Elite,” Kiera Cass

    October 15, 2013

    The Elite was a good continuation of the story we left behind in The Selection. While it didn’t bring anything new to the table, it was definitely on par with its predecessor and kept me entertained…

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    Review: “Shatter Me,” Tahereh Mafi

    September 18, 2013

    Shatter Me was quite an interesting read, but in my opinion it didn’t bring anything new to the table when it comes to the YA dystopian genre. Tahereh Mafi’s overuse of metaphors and repetitive adjectives also…

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    Review: “The Selection,” Kiera Cass

    August 26, 2012

    Initially, I had trouble getting into this one – and I mean A LOT of trouble. Right up until America gets into the palace, this book was dry and hollow. It was almost enough to make…

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    Review: “Fever,” Lauren DeStefano

    May 10, 2012

    Last year’s debut, Wither, absolutely blew me away, so when I went into Fever I was expecting greatness. Unfortunately, the second novel in The Chemical Garden series does not live up to the first. It wasn’t…