Review

Invictus

I had extremely high hopes for Invictus because I’m a huge fan of time travel books and I absolutely adored Ryan Graudin’s previous novels. Unfortunately, though, Invictus was rather underwhelming. I just didn’t feel that it lived up to the high standard Graudin set with her Wolf by Wolf duology (which I absolutely loved). Invictus… Read More Invictus

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Dreamfall

Dreamfall is an original and unique story that is relatively difficult to get into in terms of keeping track of the cast of characters, but once you begin reading it’s captivating and impossible to put down. Dreamfall follows seven teenagers who have signed up for an experimental procedure to help cure their insomnia. But when… Read More Dreamfall

Review

Carve the Mark

Veronica Roth’s Divergent has always brought up contradictory feelings within me: Roth’s world-building was severely lacking, yet the book itself was action-packed and impossible to put down. Interestingly enough, I feel completely the opposite about Carve the Mark: the world is intriguing (albeit a bit unoriginal), but the pacing is excruciatingly slow. On the planet… Read More Carve the Mark

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Passenger

Passenger has an amazing premise, but, unfortunately the execution – the writing specifically – just isn’t up to par with the creative concept. Etta Spencer is about to make her debut as a professional violinist when suddenly she is transported back in time. She learns that a secret time travel organization is holding her mother… Read More Passenger

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Starflight

Starflight is every bit the quintessential YA sci-fi novel: it’s action-packed, has a well-imagined world, features a strong protagonist and tops that all off with a satisfying dash of romance. Solara Brooks wants to move to the outer realm so she can get a fresh start in a place where no one judges her for… Read More Starflight

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Their Fractured Light

And from the inside, surrounded by the joy and devotion and loyalty of my friends, the shimmer of rage on the outside of our lives looks paper-thin. Their Fractured Light is a satisfying conclusion to an incredible trilogy. Being a huge Titanic fan, I always had a feeling that These Broken Stars was going to… Read More Their Fractured Light

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