Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

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Review: Loop (Loop #1) by Karen Atkins

Review: Loop (Loop #1) by Karen Atkins

October 25, 2014 Review 0 ★★★

I keep trying time-travel stories and while LOOP is the first one that left me with a vague sense that I understood what was going on in the various timelines, they still end up giving me something of a headache while I read them. I can’t help wondering if my struggle to keep up with what’s going on keeps me from fully engaging with the plot itself. As far as LOOP goes, I think that’s only half of it.

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Review: Feuds by Avery Hastings

Review: Feuds by Avery Hastings

September 4, 2014 Review 0 ★★

Having just finished FEUDS I’m having a problem – I’m still not entirely sure what it was about. Set in the future, check. Dystopian, also check. There are Priors, there are Gens/Imps, and they sort of co-exist. Except when they don’t. There’s an imminent election and whispers of a disease. And an underground fight club deal that can save a family from life in the slums. Somehow.

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Review: The Haven by Carol Lynch Williams

Review: The Haven by Carol Lynch Williams

April 8, 2014 Review 0 ★★★

THE HAVEN is a thrilling, romantic way to introduce young readers to dystopian human rights, but may not be satisfying for anyone who knows where Soylent Green comes from or who has been to The Island with Ewan McGregor. A short, age-appropriate adventure, THE HAVEN is best suited for a younger audience.

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Review: Strange Sweet Song by Adi Rule

Review: Strange Sweet Song by Adi Rule

March 25, 2014 Review 0 ★★★

Almost like a fairy tale, STRANGE SWEET SONG has a rather lyrical quality to it. It almost felt like looking at an old photograph, where not everything is in focus, but it is intriguing and makes you want to keep looking at it more. While not perfect, STRANGE SWEET SONG was an enjoyable, different read.

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Review: Rain of the Ghosts (Rain Cacique #1) by Greg Weisman

Review: Rain of the Ghosts (Rain Cacique #1) by Greg Weisman

December 5, 2013 Review 0 ★★

Sometimes when I finish a book, I lean back, close my eyes and revel in the memories. After finishing RAIN OF THE GHOSTS, this wasn’t one of those times. Rather than revealing, I think I looked more like a dog after hearing a high-pitched whistle; the dog is trying to figure out what it heard, and I am trying to figure out what I read.

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