Review

One

I’ve read three of Sarah Crossan’s books so far, and this is, by far, the best book I’ve read of hers. It’s a short and simple story, but it packs a surprising emotional punch and reminds you about the power of sisterhood. One revolves around a set of 16-year-old conjoined twins named Grace and Tippi… Read More One

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The Game of Love + Death

Combine the well-researched historical settings of Elizabeth Wein, the stunning and unique narration of The Book Thief and the exquisite writing of Nova Ren Suma and you’ll be somewhere in the ballpark of what to expect of Martha Brockenbrough’s second novel. The Game of Love and Death is a whimsical love story with extremely clever… Read More The Game of Love + Death

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The Walls Around Us

I am quite unsure about how I feel about Nova Ren Suma’s The Walls Around Us. On one hand, the writing is exquisite and lyrical, but on the other hand I felt there was very little plotwork actually being done throughout the novel. This is a story about two very different girls. There’s Violet, who… Read More The Walls Around Us

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Fairest

I am a huge fan of Marissa Meyer’s work, and Fairest certainly did not disappoint me. It’s a creepy, twisted and extremely well-written story, and every aspect – dare I say it – is practically perfect in its execution. This is not the typical story where the heroine lives happily ever after, riding into the… Read More Fairest

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The Winner’s Crime

“You can’t see both sides of one coin at once, can you, child? The god of money always keeps a secret.” That’s when Kestrel remembered: The god of money was also the god of spies. The Winner’s Crime is just as eloquently written and devastatingly romantic as it’s predecessor The Winner’s Curse – maybe even… Read More The Winner’s Crime

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I Dreamed a Dream…

At nearly 1,500 pages, it is no easy feat to read through Les Misérables. Yet, it is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding reading experiences you’ll have, as this is one of the rare stories that truly has the ability to make you see the world in a different way. Throughout the story, Victor Hugo… Read More I Dreamed a Dream…