Category Archives: Young Adult

Amazing Read!

  Now THIS is what young adult dystopian writing should be like. Go read this book now! Rootless was amazing, perhaps all the more so by comparison because I started it in the middle of limping through a lackluster book … Continue reading

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Only Partially Enjoyable

Thank God I’m finished with this book! I listened to Partials on audio, and it felt absolutely interminable. The woman reading the book did a decent job, and the plot was action-packed and fast moving. But I found Kira to … Continue reading

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Another Fair Assassin

I started Dark Triumph yesterday. That’s right; for the first time in a really long time I finished almost 400 pages in less than 24 hours. It’s not that it’s rare for me to read that fast; I just rarely … Continue reading

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Diversions, Literary and Otherwise

Yes, in case you’re wondering, it really did take me this long to finish another (two) book(s). I think I overdid it, pushed too hard, and burned out for awhile. But I finally finished two books I’ve been reading for … Continue reading

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Shards and Ashes

I was so excited when I saw this at the library. Dystopian novels (well, good ones) are some of my favorite books and authors lately. And I was over the moon when I saw Veronica Roth had contributed a story … Continue reading

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Kiss Me [or not] Deadly

I’d read one other collection of short stories with the same editor, Trisha Telep, and not loved it. But I was jonesing for more fantasy short stories, and the library had Kiss Me Deadly, so I gave it a try. … Continue reading

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*Rolls Eyes*

I just have to say that the main female character’s outfit on the cover of the book, as well as during the opening sequence of the story, was so ridiculous it completely distracted me, and made me lose any respect … Continue reading

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