Posts Tagged: Young Adult

5 Things About Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige

5 Things About Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige

August 2, 2017 Review 6 ★★

Not a retelling like I thought When I first heard this title, I thought I was getting a retelling of Snow White. It’s not. The closest thing to a retelling are the pills that Snow takes in the beginning (she named them after the seven dwarves and the associated emotions). It’s actually the start of a series too, which I […]

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Review: Hunted by Meagan Spooner

Review: Hunted by Meagan Spooner

July 28, 2017 Review 4 ★★

When I first started reading HUNTED, I was really liking it. It had a strong start with family ties and excellent development. But then I kept reading. Halfway through the book, I realized that pretty much nothing had happened and then I started asking myself “Am I reading the same book as everyone else?”  My biggest problem can’t even be […]

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Review: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Review: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

July 16, 2017 Review 8 ★★★

WHEN DIMPLE MET RISHI started off well with humor and quirky characters – it’s a fun romance but one that I felt lost its way a little.  When we are first introduced to Dimple and Rishi, they are given unique backstories and personalities that made them stand out and be memorable. They are a little nerdy and have some interesting […]

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Review: The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

Review: The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

July 12, 2017 Review 3 ★★★★

I saw THE GOLDEN COMPASS a long time ago on VHS but I never got around to reading the book. I was always disappointed they never made a movie sequel and I was too young to realize they were books. When the opportunity came around to finally check out this classic, I couldn’t resist. Right away, it’s easy to get […]

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Review: Deadly Little Lies by Laurie Faria Stolarz

Review: Deadly Little Lies by Laurie Faria Stolarz

June 11, 2017 Review 5 ★★

When I read DEADLY LITTLE SECRET, I had a number of issues with it that stopped me from fully enjoying the book. Because everything had been set up in the first, I had higher hopes for the second book in the series, DEADLY LITTLE LIES. Unfortunately, the issues I found in the first book were just amplified. For a majority […]

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Review: Royce Rolls by Margaret Stohl

Review: Royce Rolls by Margaret Stohl

May 12, 2017 Review 6 ★★★

ROYCE ROLLS is a novel that stands out against other books in the YA genre. It is definitely unique, and fans of reality television are going to want to check it out. As someone who has a love-hate relationship with dramatic television, I had mixed feelings about this book. The novel starts out in the future and then flashes back, […]

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Review: Deadly Little Secret by Laurie Faria Stolarz

Review: Deadly Little Secret by Laurie Faria Stolarz

May 3, 2017 Review 5 ★★★

There is a lot of love surrounding Laurie Faria Stolarz’s books. Both of my friends that do not enjoy reading have read her books and liked them. While I found DEADLY LITTLE SECRET to be entertaining, I think I would have enjoyed the book more had I read it when I was younger. One of my biggest issues with this […]

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