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    Review: “The Shadow Cabinet,” Maureen Johnson

    July 18, 2016

    The Shadow Cabinet, while not as good as The Name of the Star, was remarkably more satisfying than The Madness Underneath. New characters and an interesting plot made the third instalment of Maureen Johnson’s Shades of…

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    Review: “The Madness Underneath,” Maureen Johnson

    July 17, 2016

    Sadly, The Madness Underneath continued to emphasize the weaker elements of Maureen Johnson’s Shades of London series. I’m not sure whether it suffered from ‘sophomore syndrome’, or if it was just weak plot-wise, but The Madness…

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    Review: “Remembrance,” Meg Cabot

    February 6, 2016

    I was over-the-moon happy that Remembrance lived up to my love of the original YA series. After so many years ‘away’ from Susannah Simon and her life in Carmel-by-the-sea, I was worried Meg Cabot might’ve lost…

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    Review: “Heaven Sent,” Meg Cabot

    January 23, 2016

    Heaven Sent was a fantastic and satisfying ‘closing chapter’ to the young adult Mediator series. At the time of its publication, it was going to be the final book. Now, years later, we’re looking forward to…

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    Review: “Young Blood,” Meg Cabot

    January 21, 2016

    Young Blood is quite possibly my favourite in The Mediator series (so far, in my re-read anyway!) It’s the perfect balance of plot and character development, proving to be an extremely captivating read and page-turner.…

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    Review: “Mean Spirits,” Meg Cabot

    January 20, 2016

    I’m continuing my re-read of this amazing, hilarious series and I can’t believe that the end of Mean Spirits means I’m halfway done! I was able to read this one quickly, too. I just adore the…

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    Review: “High Stakes,” Meg Cabot

    January 19, 2016

    High Stakes, the second instalment of Meg Cabot’s laugh out loud The Mediator series is just as enjoyable as the first. Susannah Simon is back and so is her smart mouth! As Suze struggles to navigate…

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    Review: “Love You To Death,” Meg Cabot

    January 18, 2016

    It’s with much excitement that I dive back into a re-read of one of my favourite YA series of all time. Since Rememberance, the 7th instalment of The Mediator series comes out on February 2nd after…