Review

Outrun the Moon

Tragedy can give the pot a good shake, not only causing the good bits in us to float to the surface, but the nasty bits, too. Maybe it’s better to skim off the nasty parts and let them go. I read Stacey Lee’s Under a Painted Sky and found it extremely entertaining and well-written, so… Read More Outrun the Moon

Review

The Rose Society

The irony of life is that those who wear masks often tell us more truths than those with open faces. This book is so much darker, so much grittier, than it’s predecessor The Young Elites. Marie Lu takes things to an entirely new level here, and it is simultaneously incredible and frightening. Once upon a… Read More The Rose Society

Review

The Conspiracy of Us

I can’t help but wonder if I would have enjoyed The Conspiracy of Us more if my expectations were more accurate. I was expecting something like the movie National Treasure – filled with treasure-hunting and clues to solve, but to my disappointment it ended up being more romance centered than anything else. Avery is shocked… Read More The Conspiracy of Us

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The Young Elites

Some hate us, think us outlaws to hang at the gallows. Some fear us, think us demons to burn at the stake. Some worship us, think us children of the gods. But all know us. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect of Marie Lu’s The Young Elites, but I was intrigued enough by the… Read More The Young Elites

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The Infinite Sea

That’s the cost. That’s the price. Get ready, because when you crush the humanity out of humans, you’re left with humans with no humanity. In other words, you get what you pay for. The sequel to the much-hyped about The Fifth Wave leaves me with feelings similar to those I had at the end of… Read More The Infinite Sea