Review

Genuine Fraud

Do you think a person is as bad as her worst actions?…I mean, do our worst actions define us when we’re alive? Or, do you think human beings are better than the very worst things we have ever done? E. Lockhart’s We Were Liars is one of my favorite mysteries, so I had high expectations… Read More Genuine Fraud

Review

Wintersong

Beware the goblin men, and the wares they sell. Wintersong is a beautifully written fantasy with an imaginative and captivating world, but it lacks the substance and depth it truly needs to be memorable. When 19-year-old Liesl’s sister Käthe is kidnapped by goblins, Liesel is forced to make a treacherous journey into the goblins’ underground… Read More Wintersong

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

Review

Wicked Lovely

And he smiled at her, truly smiled- wicked and lovely… Wicked Lovely has its fair share of flaws, but, despite everything, it still manages to be an entertaining read. 17-year-old Aislinn (“Ash”) has a secret: she can see faeries. When the faery find out about her ability, Ash is drawn into a centuries-old battle between… Read More Wicked Lovely

Review

This is Not a Test

“This is not a test. Listen closely. This is not a test.” But I think she’s wrong. I think this is a test. It has to be. There is no doubt that This is Not a Test is an intelligently and thoughtfully written book, but for some reason or another I was felt a slight… Read More This is Not a Test

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