Posts By: Bec

Waiting on Wednesday [33]

Waiting on Wednesday [33]

March 12, 2014 Meme 52

When Cate Benson was twelve, her sister died.

Two hours after the funeral, they picked up Violet’s replacement, and it was like nothing had ever happened. Because Cate’s parents are among those who decided to grant their children a sort of immortality—by cloning them at birth. So this new Violet has the same smile. The same laugh. That same perfect face. Thanks to advancements in mind-uploading technology, she even has all the same memories as the girl she replaced. Read more »

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ARC Review: The Shadow Prince by Bree Despain

ARC Review: The Shadow Prince by Bree Despain

March 6, 2014 Review 36 ★★★½

Haden Lord, the disgraced prince of the Underrealm, has been sent to the mortal world to entice a girl into returning with him to the land of the dead. Posing as a student at Olympus Hills High—a haven for children of the rich and famous—Haden must single out the one girl rumored to be able to restore immortality to his race. Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday [32]

Waiting on Wednesday [32]

February 26, 2014 Meme 42

Julep Dupree is a con artist, a master of disguise, and a sophomore at a swanky Chicago private school. When she comes home one day to a ransacked apartment and her father gone, Julep’s carefully laid plans for an expenses-paid golden ticket to Yale start to unravel. Read more »

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ARC Review: White Space by Ilsa J. Bick

ARC Review: White Space by Ilsa J. Bick

February 18, 2014 Review 46 ★★

Seventeen-year-old Emma Lindsay has problems: a head full of metal, no parents, a crazy artist for a guardian whom a stroke has turned into a vegetable, and all those times when she blinks away, dropping into other lives so ghostly and surreal it’s as if the story of her life bleeds into theirs. But one thing Emma has never doubted is that she’s real. Read more »

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Review: The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay

Review: The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay

February 8, 2014 Review 39 ★★★★½

I live in a world without magic or miracles. A place where there are no clairvoyants or shapeshifters, no angels or superhuman boys to save you. A place where people die and music disintegrates and things suck. I am pressed so hard against the earth by the weight of reality that some days I wonder how I am still able to lift my feet to walk. Read more »

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