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Book Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Book Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

I start this review with the utmost trepidation because… well here’s a book that pretty much every YA reader on the planet loves. It has crazy amounts of crazy fans and, well, I didn’t think it was fantastic. It wasn’t bad either. It did make me want to bash my head against the wall at some points (we’ll get to that), but some other points were genuinely good. But did it have me jumping out of my chair, bursting with joy, ecstatic about the awesome? Far from it. Let’s add some context of my reading situation, because I don’t want to lead you on. I am […]

Posted June 27, 2013 by Debby in Reviews / 25 Comments
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Book Review: Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Book Review: Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout

I feel… conflicted. Half-Blood was a pleasant read. There’s a lot of nice things, and well, there’s Aiden. But it definitely won’t be taking Lux’s place as my favorite series by Jennifer L. Armentrout. Let’s focus on the elephant in the room for a second. A lot of reviewers have pointed out startling comparisons between Half-Blood and the Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead. I have not read Vampire Academy. Why? Vampires just aren’t my thing. I can’t really put my finger on what exactly turns me off to them so much, but I have only ever liked a story involving vampires once, and that […]

Posted February 2, 2013 by Debby in Reviews / 8 Comments
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