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  • Book Reviews

    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: “Clarity,” Kim Harrington

    May 3, 2012

    What a surprising little book! At just 250 pages, Clarity is a read you’ll be able to finish in one sitting. With a fast-paced murder-mystery and a realistic and likeable heroine, the book proves itself as…

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    Review: “Divergent,” Veronica Roth

    December 1, 2011

    Divergent is a prime example for what every great dystopian story should be. Showing us just why the genre has become so popular among readers, Divergent will thrill readers of all ages with perfect world-building, believable…

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    Review: “Dearly, Departed,” Lia Habel

    November 8, 2011

    I was worried when I started this book that Dearly, Departed would be just like every other ‘pretty cover’ book out there – a big fat disappointment. I’m so glad I was wrong! This story is…

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    Review: “Hunting Lila,” Sarah Alderson

    September 13, 2011

    Hunting Lila is a YA mystery that will have you on the edge of your seat. With characters you’re certain to become attached to, and an ending that will leave you wanting more, this debut from…

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    Review: “Between Shades of Gray,” Ruta Sepetys

    September 4, 2011

    I enjoyed Between Shades of Gray, but despite it being very well-researched by the author, I couldn’t find myself becoming emotionally attached to the characters or the story, which held me back. Despite it’s high rating…