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Review: Pandemonium, Lauren Oliver

Review: Pandemonium, Lauren Oliver

In approved places, every story serves a purpose. But forbidden books are so much more. Some of them are webs; you can feel your way along their threads, but just barely, into strange and dark corners. Some of them are balloons bobbing up through the sky: totally self-contained, and unreachable,… Read more »

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Review: Crossed, Allie Condie

Review: Crossed, Allie Condie

“In the end you can’t always choose what to keep. You can only choose how you let it go.” Before I start on Crossed, a little bit of background on my thoughts on Matched, the first book in this trilogy. I read a lot of mixed reviews for Matched, and… Read more »

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Review: Twerp, Mark Goldblatt

Review: Twerp, Mark Goldblatt

“Sometimes when you brace yourself for a storm, you get a gentle breeze. The storm only comes when you’re braced for nothing whatsoever” I don’t usually review children’s books, but when I read the premise of Twerp I decided to break the rules. The story is told from the perspective… Read more »

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Review: Timeless, Alexandra Monir

Review: Timeless, Alexandra Monir

“Sixteen long years of unbearable waiting. I can’t do it anymore. She was supposed to return—she always did—and now I see the cruelty in this helpless waiting, living at the mercy of Time. Dragging through the days, I ask myself why I bother when I know that the one place… Read more »

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Review: The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

Review: The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

“You may tell a tale that takes up residence in someone’s soul, becomes their blood and self and purpose. That tale will move them and drive them and who knows what they might do because of it, because of your words. That is your role, your gift.” An impressive debut… Read more »

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Review: Incarnate, Jodi Meadows

Review: Incarnate, Jodi Meadows

“Who am I?” My first spoken words. “No one,” she said. “Nosoul.” In a world of 1 million souls that have been reincarnated countless times over the span of 5000 years, on one fateful night the temple flashed dark during the birth of a baby girl.  Instead of a normal… Read more »

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Review: Boundless, Cynthia Hand

Review: Boundless, Cynthia Hand

“How did you do that?” I shrug.  “I click my heels three times and say, ‘There’s no place like home.’” “Uh-huh. So … you think this is your home? My barn? His tone is playful, but the look he’s giving me is dead serious. A question. “Haven’t you guessed by… Read more »

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