Genre: People & Places

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Review: Wanderlost by Jen Malone

Review: Wanderlost by Jen Malone

June 6, 2016 Review 32 ★★★

“But now that I see all this and realize I couldn’t even have dreamed any of it because it was all so far off my radar, I have this weird uncomfortable twinge in my chest. Because…what else haven’t I bothered to dream, not thinking things could get any better?” WANDERLOST first piqued my interest when I read the synopsis. A […]

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Review: We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach

Review: We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach

April 21, 2015 Review 22 ★★★★

Every once in a while you come across a book that is really hard to explain in words for one reason or another. WE ALL LOOKED UP is one of those books for me, because I finished it three weeks ago and haven’t had time to pen my thoughts until now, and because reading it was sort of a surreal experience, for the first half anyway. Read more »

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Review: Hooked (DAC)

Review: Hooked (DAC)

February 23, 2013 Review 6 ★★★

¬†Well one thing is for sure. Liz Fichera can create an amazing setting. Taking place in Arizona, a lot of the book focuses on the main character’s culture-she’s Native American. Fred lives on an Indian Reservation. I found the small details like the placement of the mountains and roads were spot on, and I should know, considering I live here.As […]

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Review: Days of Blood and Starlight

Review: Days of Blood and Starlight

February 15, 2013 Review 12 ★★★★★

My review of the first novel in this series can be found HERE. DAYS OF BLOOD AND STARLIGHT is better than its precessor, and even I didn’t think there was room for improvement-but Laini Taylor makes a sequel that is actually just as magnificent. More action, more romance, more secrets, more adventure, more horror, more everything! There is literally something […]

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ARC Review: Fire Horse Girl (DAC)

ARC Review: Fire Horse Girl (DAC)

January 30, 2013 Review 11 ★★★★

¬† THE FIRE HORSE GIRL tells a richer, deeper, story that the colorful cover and adventurous synopsis hint at.This is more MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA than MULAN. The strength in this novel is really supplied through the history of Chinese immigration to America, with an engaging plot geared toward young adults added. Jade Moon is “cursed,” being the independent, stubborn […]

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