Author: Lauren DeStefano

Book Review: Perfect Ruin

Book Review: Perfect Ruin

Perfect Ruin is a dystopian novel set on a floating city above the Earth. Morgan is a girl who tries her best to be normal, but she cannot help but wonder what is below their world as she knows it. Her own brother traveled to the edge of Internment and has been damaged by blindness because of it. When a murder occurs, something unheard of in her lifetime, things tilt even more. For once, Morgan feels a sense of fear and that things are changing. There are a lot of secrets rolled into this novel. I felt for Morgan whose curiosity […]

Posted August 30, 2015
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Book Review: Fever

Book Review: Fever

Review: Wither   * Review and Summary may contain spoilers from the first book of the series, Wither. Read at your own risk *   Last year, Lauren DeStefano blew me away with her debut Wither. Wither is one of the few dystopians that actually represent that "true" dystopian experience. It was edgy. Not afraid to be a dark read. Haunting. Wither was such an amazing read. And with Fever, its sequel, I had only the best expectations.   Well, you know what they say about expectations… sometimes it is best not to have them.   I went into Fever expecting it to […]

Posted February 19, 2012
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Book Review: Wither

Book Review: Wither

  Based alone on the summary of this novel, I was very hesitant about it. Dystopian.. I am there. Polygamy.. not so much. While there is so much I want to say about this novel, I know that I must refrain so that I don't spoil anything. But let's just say that it is a jem. Wither is absolutely brilliant. And DeStefano is a magic maker. She takes a novel that has elements that should not work together and makes it blend so perfectly that you just become lost in what she has created. There were plenty of times that I […]

Posted January 14, 2011
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