Book Review: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

Book Review: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

Book Reviews | July 12, 2012

This was an interesting one. It came quite highly recommended, I believe one of the most highly anticipated YA Dystopias of the year. But I’m a bit torn, hence my rating. There were things I liked, things I didn’t like, things I thought could have benefited from more elaboration, but ultimately I think it’s a good set up […]

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Book Review: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Book Review: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Book Reviews | July 2, 2012

This is probably my favorite “classic” that I’ve ever read. Jane Austen created an absolutely beautiful story. While reading it I could totally imagine ladies of the 19th century being enthralled with the romance – fangirls before fangirls existed. But that’s the thing: it’s a perfectly crafted love story. I’ve always, always adored love-hate relationships and this has […]

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Book Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Book Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Book Reviews | June 15, 2012

So I had been hearing about this book for ages, really. Almost two years and I just now got around to finally reading it. Considering what I had heard (not much about the story, but the emotions people had about it) I had pretty high expectations, but the book exceeded my wildest dreams. I cried. I seriously, seriously […]

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Book Review: The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan

Book Review: The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan

Book Reviews | June 12, 2012

Wow. After The Lost Hero, which was extremely disappointing to me, The Son of Neptune is a definite improvement. I started really skeptically, and the first half was extremely slow and contrived, but the second half more than made up for it. The Positives I think should first give honorable mention to Ella. I think of all the […]

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Book Review: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

Book Review: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

Book Reviews | June 6, 2012

I have to say, coming off the high of The Last Olympian, this book is plain and simple: a letdown. There may be slight spoilers, so beware. Let’s start, however, with the positives. I was immediately ecstatic when I started reading because Riordan had decided to switch to third person narrative. I’ve always been a bigger fan of […]

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Book Review: The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan

Book Review: The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan

Book Reviews | May 30, 2012

Okay, this book was PERFECT. JUST PERFECT. That is the single best word to describe it. In each book one of my absolute favorite elements has been the introduction of the gods. In this book I must say it was Hestia. Goddess of the hearth – you always forget about her, but to me it strikes a chord, […]

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Book Review: The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan

Book Review: The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan

Book Reviews | May 29, 2012

Wow, the books in this series just get better and better don’t they? I enjoyed this one even more than The Titan’s Curse, which I honestly wasn’t expecting. There was so much story development, but I mean, there has to be when the two sides finally start fighting. I think the actual battle of the labyrinth was my […]

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Book Review: The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan

Book Review: The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan

Book Reviews | May 28, 2012

I think I’m really hooked on this series now, considering the fact that I read this book within a day. Well admittedly I’d want to read them all like this, but there’s exams in two weeks. This is so not good for me. This book was another great installment. Riordan has really picked up a winning formula here. […]

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