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
You shall delve in the darkness of the endless maze, The dead, the traitor, and the lost one raise. You shall rise or fall by the ghost king’s hand, The Child of Athena’s final stand. Destroy with a hero’s final breath, And lose a love to worse than death. While some authors would find themselves… Read More Battle of the Labyrinth
Five shall go west to the goddess in chains, One shall be lost in the land without rain, The bane of Olympus shows the trail, Campers and Hunters combined prevail, The Titan’s curse must one withstand, And one shall perish by a parent’s hand. WOW. Rick Riordan has really upped his game here. There is… Read More The Titan’s Curse
Mortals. I envy you. You think you can change things. Stop the universe. Undo what was done long before you came along. You are such beautiful creatures. I am pretty ambivalent about Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl’s Beautiful Creatures. It is filled with instalove and a nonexistent plot, and it doesn’t add anything significant to… Read More "Beautiful Creatures"