Publisher: Tor Teen

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Never Contented Things by Sarah Porter Book Review

This is one of the strangest books that I have ever read, and at times it felt almost as if I had fallen asleep reading and then had nightmares surrounding the characters and the world but no that was the actual book. For the most part I did really enjoy the uniqueness of the book but it also was a bit of a downfall in ways. I really loved the complex characters especially Josh I thought he was really well done. Kezzer is probably the most fleshed out because we spend the most time in her perspective but I loved […]

Posted March 10, 2019
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Book Review: The Glass Arro..

Book Review: The Glass Arrow

The Glass Arrow really blew me away. It’s a dystopian that reverts back to treating women like property and because of processed food pills, women are not as fertile as they once were. Aya has grown up away from this life, living in the wild, but always being hunted. One day she is captured and taken in to be groomed to be auctioned off. She has managed to get out of being sold so far and her latest plan involves instigating a fight that ends with her nose being broken. Sent to solitary confinement, she is guarded by a Watcher, who […]

Posted August 7, 2015
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Book Review: The Rithmatist

Book Review: The Rithmatist

The Rithmatist is the story of Joel, a boy who wishes nothing more than to be one of the priviledged Rithmatist students at his school. His deceased father was a chalkmaker at the school before he died and so Joel is allowed to attend classes while his mother works as a maidservant there. To become a Rithmatist, you must be chosen by Master in a very mysterious ceremony and then become endowed with the power to make Chalkings, creatures drawn with chalk that come to life. Rithmatists are taught this power so they can defend their world against Wild Chalkings, […]

Posted March 1, 2014
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Book Review: Antigoddess

Book Review: Antigoddess

After really enjoying Anna Dressed in Blood, Antigoddess seemed like it would be right up my alley. I love twists on mythology, and Antigoddess seemed like it would bring something new to the table. The story started out with a bang. Athena and Hermes, once great figures of their time, have been reduced to shadows of their form selves. In the countless centuries since their prime, Athena and Hermes, along with the other great gods and goddesses, have been more or less forgotten. Unlike in the past, the human world of today barely acknowledges their existence. Due to this, the […]

Posted August 22, 2013
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Book Review: Renegade

Book Review: Renegade

By this point, I have learned to take book hype with a grain of salt. There have been plenty of reads that promise this or look amazing, and somewhere along the way, there is a disconnect. While I wish every read could live up to the hype, it is not always going to happen. Therefore, ignoring the hype, I went into Renegade just hoping not to be disappointed. Renegade starts off beautifully. A young girl describing her morning routine. Breakfast. A stroll through her favorite gardens. Basic details. I loved the simplicity of the first chapter of Renegade. Until… I […]

Posted November 13, 2012
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Book View: Anna Dressed in ..

Book View: Anna Dressed in Blood

Short & Sweet: Cas is an interesting character, one who knows he's good-looking and uses it to his advantage, but is a bit too busy to care about the girls who crush on him. His job is to stop the murdering ghosts from murdering anymore. He finally is able to get a lead on the legendary Anna, who is rumored to wear a white dress covered in blood. But there is more to Anna's story and he must find out why she kills in order to stop her once and for all. There's also something about Anna that Cas can't […]

Posted October 27, 2012
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Book Review: Article 5

Book Review: Article 5

A world in which people lives are directed not by the government as we know it, but rather moral statutes. A world where people are arrested for the most minor offenses and they may never come back? Article 5 piqued my interest with this harsh government. I just had to know more.   Our story opens with Ember, a normal girl trying her best to follow the Moral Statutes, and her mom, a single mother who secretly does her best to maintain life as she knew it before the war, before the Moral Statutes, before everything… But everything changes with the addition of Article 5. An article […]

Posted January 29, 2012
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Book Review: Briar Rose

Book Review: Briar Rose

  This is actually a reread for me for a Goodreads bookclub called Wild Things YA. I loved this novel when I first read it years ago and figured it was time for a reread anyways. This story is told through our narrator Rebecca, but there are some fantastic flashbacks via her grandmother that come into play throughout the novel. It's definitely an eye-opening book and one that is a perfect blend of fairy tale and history. There is so much to this novel, Rebecca's obsession with finding out her grandmother's past and what a colorful past it was. The […]

Posted March 9, 2011
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