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Double Monster Review: The False Prince

At first glance, The False Prince looks like it would be similar to the types of books that I grew up loving. Action. Adventure. And although, I usually prefer a female POV, I am at a reading point where I feel like I need something a little different. Four boys. Four completely different personalities. Only one will be chosen. The story begins with Sage. A teenage orphan who is street smart, knows how to push people's button, and an all round amazing MC. Through a strange twist of fate, Sage is selected to complete against three other boys for the […]

Posted April 23, 2012
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Double Monster Review: Dragonswood

  First Impression: Dragons! One mythical creature that I definitely do not get enough of. Add in the promise of a fantasy and I was sold. While Reading: Dragonswood is a compelling mixture of mythical creatures, sweet romance, and a wonderful cast of characters. I flew through this read like it was nothing. The story starts off with witches. Yes, witches. An element that I really had not foreseen being a part of the novel. But it added a nice layer nonetheless. Tess, our main character, through a strange turn of events has been convicted of being a witch during […]

Posted March 1, 2012
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Double Monster Review: Born Wicked

I was excited to read another book about witches that was set back in time. It's nice to have that real feeling of old school fantasy, where modern times do not intrude. I was drawn right into the story from the beginning. Born Wicked is a tale full of mystery and romance. Three sisters all have the power of witchcraft from their mother. Unfortunately, their mother has passed, leaving the eldest – Cate – in charge of keeping their secret safe. If the Brotherhood were to find out, they would be taken away and charged and sentenced. Her sisters want […]

Posted February 9, 2012
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Double Monster Review: The Way We Fall

  Not dystopian. Not post-apocalyptic. The Way We Fall tackles something completely different…viruses! I was so excited about the potential with this one. In the back of my mind, I am already foreseeing that if this book does well, then we will probably see a slew of virus outbreak novels in the future. The Way We Fall is an often dark account of the spread of a deadly virus on a small Canadian island. The story opens with Kaelyn reaching out to a friend that she has not seen in years through her journal, something she hopes that she can […]

Posted January 24, 2012
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Double Monster Review: Cinder

  Cinderella was one of my favorite fairy tales growing up. It seems that every time a new retelling comes out, I just have to jump on it. Cinder was no exception. Look at the cover! Plus we are getting a Cinderella with cyborgs! Was so excited for this one. Cinder is a fully imagined retelling of the classic Cinderella tale with plenty of science fiction add-ins. One of the first things that I noticed about Cinder was how different it felt from every other version of Cinderella I have ever read. But strangely familiar to another one.1 Cinder lives […]

Posted January 19, 2012
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Double Monster Review: Every Other Day

I love Jennifer Lynn Barnes other novels, so when I saw this one, I was intrigued. I knew it was some form of paranormal and it looked pretty awesome, so I jumped right in.   This book just throws you right into the fray from the beginning. Kali is just your average girl, but only every other day. She's a hunter the other part of the time, taking down hellhounds and other baddies that feed on humans or look to harm them. So when she sees a girl with a sign that she's been infected with a life-sucking parasite, she […]

Posted January 13, 2012
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Double Monster Review: Touch of Power

I've been a huge fan of Maria's since first laying my hands on Poison Study and have since then taken a road trip just to meet her, read everything she's written and simply just love her work. So, when I heard about this new series, I was psyched. I loved her dystopian but was aching for more fantasy since the end of the Glass series. When this one came out on Netgalley, I was excited and then Kate read it and said "You will love this book" and so I picked it up as soon as possible. I could not […]

Posted January 10, 2012
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Double Monster Review: Prized

Review: Birthmarked     I was really looking forward to this book, having enjoyed the first so much and knew this one would be even better. I loved the first book, but this one was so different and made me think a bit of Blood Red Road (which I loved) but with less violence. I loved the mystery behind why people could not leave the village that Gaia discovered and how she went about solving the dilemma. The village itself was so unique and filled with intriguing characters and customs. The plot was steady, filled with drama, romance, and mystery. […]

Posted January 6, 2012
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