I won’t hesitate to admit that I wasn’t exactly the biggest fan of Mrs. Cross’s Tempest. I think that’s probably why I was so hesitant to buy Letters to Nowhere – even though it sounded like the kind of story I’d love. Nonetheless, I did end up getting a copy, and it was evident there… Read More Letters to Nowhere
Killing time isn’t as difficult as it sounds. I can shoot a hundred numbers through the chest and watch them bleed decimal points in the palm of my hand. I can rip the numbers off a clock and watch the hour hands tick tick tick their final tock just before I fall asleep. I can… Read More "Shatter Me"
People, I have discovered, are layers and layers of secrets. You believe you know them, that you understand them, but their motives are always hidden from you, buried in their own hearts. You will never know them, but sometimes you decide to trust them. I absolutely adored Divergent – flaws and all – so I… Read More Insurgent
Margaret Peterson Haddix’s Among the Hidden series is one of my favorite dystopian series because of how utterly thought provoking and eerily plausible it is; so I was curious to see what she was able to do with Found. And she certainly didn’t disappoint. It wasn’t there. Then it was. It’s Angela DuPre’s first day… Read More Found
Like most dystopian books in the young adult genre being published recently, this is more accurately described as a dystopian romance, which shouldn’t be surprising to those who are avid readers of the genre, but is aggravating nonetheless. No matter how many dystopians turned romance you end up reading, the infuriation at being slightly cheated… Read More Delirium
I am here because when all else fails, when all the other mighty gods have gone off to war, I am all that’s left. Home. Hearth. I am the last Olympian.The Goddess Hestia, to Percy Series finales are always delicate things. They can either go sensationally (Mockingjay), or they can go dreadfully (Allegiant). Judging from… Read More The Last Olympian