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ARC Book Review: Waterfell by Amalie Howard

ARC Book Review: Waterfell by Amalie Howard

Dear publishers and authors, Consider the following warning label: WARNING: This book contains instalove. The protagonist falls head over heels for the love interest in less than 10% of the novel for some undeniable and yet inexplicable reason. And after that, 90% of the protagonist’s thoughts and actions concern this undying love. It will be insufferable. You will hate it. Stay away. For the love of god. Please start using this label. Because I’m getting sick of going into these books expecting an actual plot and having it center on nothing but the irritating ramblings of a love sick teenager. And that was just the beginning […]

Posted October 13, 2013 by Debby in Reviews / 17 Comments
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ARC Book Review: Prophecy by Ellen Oh

ARC Book Review: Prophecy by Ellen Oh

Ellen Oh was highly ambitious with Prophecy. While the concept and setting were highly attractive and creative, at the end of the day all I can think is, “I want more.” And for a change, I don’t mean a sequel. I want more of this book. I feel like where Prophecy ultimately will lose in popularity and readers is the length. Three hundred pages is not a lot, especially when you’re attempting a high fantasy genre. The story just felt like it was rushing through a lot, like it was trying to tell it in as few words as possible. And what was missing are […]

Posted November 30, 2012 by Debby in Reviews / 0 Comments
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Book Review: A Million Suns by Beth Revis

Book Review: A Million Suns by Beth Revis

The one orange rating may be a little harsh since I didn’t finish it, but I just can’t deal with it, and I really tried. I don’t understand why people are in love with this series. I wasn’t convinced after Across the Universe and while reading this my apathy only grew. Not only do I not feel any sort of connection or liking towards either Elder or Amy, I find their relationship so asdfjkl; annoying. I just found myself rolling my eyes the entire time. It may be that I’ve reached my YA capacity again and need to mix it up with more adult books […]

Posted August 21, 2012 by Debby in Reviews / 0 Comments
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