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Book Review :: The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

Cherie Dimaline focuses on the characters at the heart of her story; the narrative drives home the loss of culture, abuse, and murder they have faced as a minority population.

Book Review :: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

I finished Divergent several months ago, and Insurgent picks up right where it left off, so it took me a little while to get back in the groove. One choice can transform you—or it can destroy you. But every choice… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: Better Living Through Plastic Explosives by Zsuzsi Gartner

Zsuzsi Gartner’s writing is witty, wry, satirical, and very intelligent. In her book of short stories, Better Living Through Plastic Explosives, Gartner scrutinizes everyone. From the real estate agent in her Hummer to the homeless person getting publicly funded plastic… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

SPOILER ALERT: This is the second book in the Hunger Games series. If you have not read it, or haven’t finished The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, DO NOT read this post! I have been wanting to read Catching Fire… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: Extras by Scott Westerfeld

Extras is the fourth book in the Uglies series after Uglies, Pretties, and Specials. Extras takes place after the end of the Prettytime, which is called the mind-rain. Cities all over the world are changing, especially Aya Fuse’s which now… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: Specials by Scott Westerfeld

Specials is the third book in the “Uglies” series by Scott Westerfeld. The first two books, Uglies and Pretties, introduce us to Tally and her friends. The premise of the series is in a post-Rusty world (which was essentially our… Continue Reading →

Book Reviews :: Uglies & Pretties by Scott Westerfeld

When I first saw Uglies in the bookstore a couple years ago, I read the back of the novel and immediately rejected it for my then-13-year-old cousin. I was shopping for her birthday gift and didn’t want to give her… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins has been in the back of my mind (and TBR list) for a while. So when the book bloggers started chattering about the second title in the series, I knew I had to get… Continue Reading →

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