Author: Alexandra Bracken

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Review: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken

Review: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken

October 10, 2017 Review 5 ★★★

  Alexandra Bracken can’t really write anything poorly, so I was looking forward to see how she tackled writing a middle-grade novel. The results? I enjoyed THE DESPERATE TALE OF PROSPER REDDING, but it wasn’t quite what I expected. First off, I feel like I have to warn people of the HUGE cliffhanger this book leaves off on. Knowing that […]

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3 Things About Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken

3 Things About Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken

April 3, 2017 Review 8 ★★★½

After enjoying PASSENGER by Alexandra Bracken last year, I was pretty excited for WAYFARER. PASSENGER delivered a grand adventure with time travel done right, so I was expecting the sequel to be the same. While a great read, WAYFARER got a little slowed down by smaller details. Exploring more relationships Not only were we introduced to new characters, new sides […]

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5 Things About Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

5 Things About Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

December 19, 2015 Review 42 ★★★★

It starts off phenomenally. PASSENGER immediately drew me in with writing that was just so smooth and an intriguing plot-line that I wanted to know all about. I was glued to the book and the first hundred or so pages flew by as I got to know these extraordinary characters and the story began to take shape. Kinda lost its […]

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Review: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

Review: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

November 29, 2013 Review 37 ★★★★½

When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that got her sent to Thurmond, a government ‘rehabilitation camp’. Ruby might have survived the mysterious disease that killed most of America’s children, but she and the others had emerged with something far worse: frightening abilities they could not control. Now sixteen, Ruby is one of the dangerous ones. When the truth comes out, Ruby barely escapes Thurmond with her life. Read more »

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Review: The Darkest Minds

Review: The Darkest Minds

March 2, 2013 Review 18 ★★★★

  Hey, you know what I liked? This book. You know what I didn’t like? This book ending. In that way. And some slow parts, but we’ll get to that.Ruby Daly ends up in a rehabilitation camp that is not totally unlike camps from the Holocaust. Children are taken away from their families-just because they were survivors of an awful […]

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