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

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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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Glass Sword

While I was ambivalent about Red Queen, I was curious to see if Victoria Aveyard was able to redeem herself with this sequel. Unfortunately, Glass Sword does nothing except solidify my confusion about why this series is so popular. Glass Sword begins right where Red Queen left off: Mare and Cal have been saved from… Read More Glass Sword

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Everything, Everything

It’s easy to understand why so many people love this, but it simply didn’t leave any lasting impact or completely click with me. 17-year-old Madeline has a rare condition named SCID, meaning she is basically allergic to everything. She’s never gone to school, never left the house, never had a friend. But when a boy… Read More Everything, Everything

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An Ember in the Ashes

There are two kinds of guilt. The kind that’s a burden and the kind that gives you purpose. Let your guilt be your fuel. Let it remind you of who you want to be. An Ember in the Ashes may be flawed; but there’s no denying that it is an utterly entertaining and captivating read… Read More An Ember in the Ashes

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Court of Thorns & Roses

I don’t know what it is about Sarah J. Maas’ books, but for some reason, no matter how much I enjoy them, they always seem to be missing that extra something for me as a reader. Unfortunately, A Court of Thorns and Roses is the same way. It’s an entertaining and sexy retelling of Beauty… Read More Court of Thorns & Roses

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