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Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Awesome Paranormal!!

I have never really been into Greek Mythology, but this book really made me interested! I absolutely loved the mystery, myths, and history interwoven into this book. The world the author created was believable, yet magical. She took the myth of Hades and Persephone and created a...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Another Great One By Dessen!

Setting: A small beach town A Few of the Characters: · Auden –College bound girl who grew up too fast. She did not have the typical childhood. Academics is where she feels safe because that is what she is good at, and she doesn't like to fail....

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

A fun historical fantasy

Setting: A country called Hytanica A Few of the Characters: · Alera –The princess of Hytanica who has a big decision to make because the man she chooses to marry will rule Hytanica as King · London – Loyal bodyguard to Alera · Steldor -...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Another Awesome Verse Novel!

What made me keep turning the page? The mystery behind Amber and Cade’s separate stories Discovering bit by bit what it was “the day before” The chemistry between Amber and Cade Being able to put myself in Amber’s shoes The believability of the story and characters, even though the...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Perfect Dystopian!

Setting: Post Apocalyptic New York A Few of the Characters: · Deuce - A young girl, recently branded as a Huntress for her underground society or "Enclave". She is eager to protect the people she has grown up trusting, until she discovers that maybe they haven't always...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

This book made me like zombies!

What made me keep turning the page? Watching Benny figure out what life is all about The deep lessons learned that are interwoven into the story The mysteriousness of Tom and seeing him in a new light through Benny's eyes The lyrical and descriptive story...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Verse Novels Rock!!

What made me keep turning the page? The way the story is told in verse The lyrical quality of the words The strong emotions experienced by Ava The eerie romantic elements Some of My Favorite Quotes: "Guilt reminds me of a stray cat. You...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Lots of Fun!

What made me keep turning the page? Evie’s wit and sense of humor Discovering all the different paranormals The mystery that surrounds Evie and what she is Discovering what the prophecy means Lend and his wonderfulness Any complaints? Nope! Recommendation: Fans of YA paranormal...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Important Issues...

What made me keep turning the page? Lissa’s neurotic personality The chemistry/tension between Lissa and Cash The ideas of double standards presented throughout the book Any complaints? I thought this book trivialized very serious topics. Recommendation: Older teens Fans of Contemporary YA Final Thoughts…...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0

Cute Concept

What made me keep turning the page? To discover Emily’s purpose in Little Women The time traveling concept Emily’s wit and personality Reading Emily’s psychoanalysis of all the March sisters Seeing how Emily could change the story Watching Emily learn about herself Observing Emily accommodate to the 1800s and...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
2.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Not for me..

What made me keep turning the page? Just trying to figure out what in the world was going on Any complaints? Not enough depth to certain elements of the story… Recommendation: Fans of contemporary paranormal Final Thoughts… This was a very strange book....

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Creeptastic!

I have always been intrigued by history (I mean my dad was a Social Studies teacher so I kind of HAD to be interested). The fact that this story was full of fascinating tidbits about the real Jack the Ripper was an unequivocal plus for me! This tie to the...

Kids Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0

Wonderfully Magical!

Liesl and Po took me a little while to get into, but once I did I couldn't put it down. This book just has that magical feel to it. You know when you smell a certain smell how it takes you right back to a certain place or situation? This...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
2.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Awesome Verse Writing...Mediocre Story

I love verse novels! I never thought I would like them because I thought they would be like hard to understand poetry, but they are so not! This novel, like other verse novels, was like reading a song. It flows effortlessly along, and before you know it, its over. The...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Somer     April 01, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Such a Feel Good Book!!!

What Made Me Turn the Pages: Lola’s vibrant personality Getting to visit with Anna and St.Claire (From Anna and the French Kiss) The author’s quick wit, smooth writing style, and descriptive imagery The fact that I wanted to shake Lola at times to help her...

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