Author: Alexandra Bracken

Book Review: Passenger

Book Review: Passenger

Passenger was a very slow read and one that at times towards the end got a bit confusing as the time travel started to get a bit out of control. I really liked getting to know our two main characters, Etta who is a violinist and has to learn about all this time travel stuff without preparation. Nicholas is a sailor who wants his freedom from this family, but cannot quite grab hold of. He is also black and suffers injustice in many of the time periods that he travels to. I liked the premise, but it took a long […]

Posted April 16, 2020
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Book Review: Never Fade

Book Review: Never Fade

There has always been a certain something that Alexandra Bracken books have brought to the table. Due to this, going into this sequel, I knew that something major would go down… and it did. With The Darkest Minds, I was captivated with the world that Bracken created. Kids surviving a hellish virus only to discover they now are gifted with powers. From being able to control tech to mind reading, these kids not only could change the world, they could destroy it too. Never Fade opens shortly after the mind-blowing events of The Darkest Minds. I will be honest here […]

Posted October 18, 2013
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Book Review: The Darkest Mi..

Book Review: The Darkest Minds

Having enjoyed Brightly Woven, what feels like years and years ago, so much, I have been waiting patiently for another book from Alexandra Bracken. But before I even finished page one of The Darkest Minds, I will admit that I wavered with some doubt. Could The Darkest Minds be as epic as Brightly Woven? Would I fall in love with this world as much as I had with Bracken's previous book? The answer: yes, and in a lot of ways that I did not expect. From the beginning, I loved the set up of the world. Children falling prey to […]

Posted March 15, 2013
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