Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab

Book Review: Shadowlark

Book Review: Shadowlark

Last year, Skylark took me by storm. In a time where dystopians have begun to feel oversaturated as a topic, Skylark was exactly what I was needing to believe that there are still amazing dystopian tales to be told. Just the right amount of romance. Plenty of creativity and originality. A twist, I never, ever saw coming. Skylark was a read that I was happy to sing praises about. The same can be almost said for Shadowlark. Shadowlark was an easy sequel to slip back into. However, I did have a bit of an issue with the beginning since there […]

Posted October 11, 2013
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Book Review: Skylark

Book Review: Skylark

Lately, I have been down in the dumps about reading. Books that normally would get me out of my funk have done nothing to help. Picking up Skylark, I thought, 'Hmm, something so familiar yet different. Let's see what this book can do.' And oh, boy, was it an adventure. Skylark is one of those reads that you really cannot put your finger on. Dystopian, magical, and science fiction elements all tossing and turning together to create this new type of read. It was new… fresh… exciting exploring the world that Spooner created. But, and this may be a big […]

Posted September 10, 2012
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Double Monster Review: Ultr..

Double Monster Review: Ultraviolet

    Ultraviolet is not your typical young adult novel. It oozes originality, guts, and something else that I cannot put my finger on. The last thing Allison remembers is fighting with Queen B, Tori. After that, all the the details get really fuzzy. And when Allison wakes up and realizes that she is in a mental institution she knows that something does not quite add up. Looking at the summary for Ultraviolet, it seems a pretty tame YA offering. Mystery, and teen angst seem a given. But beneath the surface there are many details that I was not expecting. […]

Posted August 30, 2011
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