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Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by a reader     June 26, 2011
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4.0
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4.0

Timeless

a review by Coranne I keep going back and forth about this book. I love the premise. It reminds me of a reverse "Time Traveler's Wife" or "Kate and Leopold" (the movie not the book). I was hooked by the exhausting pace of the book...

Reviewed by a reader     June 26, 2011
Last updated: June 26, 2011
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5.0
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5.0
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The Dark is Rising- by Susan Cooper

a review by Naomi The Dark is Rising is a riviting book at times it makes the back of hairs on my neck stand-up! It is about a boy named Will Stanton coming of age. He is an Old One & the Sign Seeker. The Dark is taking...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by a reader     June 26, 2011
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5.0
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5.0

Just Like Real Life!

a review by EGZ Review What caught me about this book when I found it at the store was the teaser itself. I don't often read realistic fiction and this was one that caught my eye right away. Characters: Willow- Willow is the main character...

Reviewed by a reader     June 26, 2011
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4.0
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4.0

romantic, adventurous and mysterious

a review by alee In the beginning of the book Clary's mother goes missing and she finds out she is a shadowhunter. Throughout the book she falls for Jace, who is also a shadowhunter and becomes friend with his siblings, Isabelle and Alec....

Reviewed by a reader     June 26, 2011
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2.0
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2.0

Not what I thought

a review by Nikki (sng2098) Okay, so I read this in two days; but I did it for a read-a-thon I was part of. If it hadn't been for that then I probably wouldn't have even finished this book. I'm not gonna say it was boring, because it...

Kids Fiction
Reviewed by a reader     June 26, 2011
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5.0
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5.0
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Fern Valley - of Animal Imagination

a review by L. Robinson Since I'm an animal lover, I was intrigued by Aileen Stewart's short stories using different animals as her characters in Fern Valley. I thought she cleverly named the characters so that a child could easily identify the animal. I particularly liked...

Reviewed by a reader     June 26, 2011
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4.0
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4.0
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Easy and Enjoyable

a review by Courtney This is a story about two young girls that are best friends but struggle with comparing themselves to each other. Then the girls both fall for the same guy and this threatens to break up their close friendship. I am a big fan...

Kids Fiction
Reviewed by a reader     June 26, 2011
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4.0
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4.0
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Unique

a review by Courtney I am not entirely sure how I feel about this book!! There was a lot to love about it but I wasn't quite sure if I truly connected to the story or not! Laurel is a 15 yr. old girl who has a bunch...

Reviewed by a reader     June 18, 2011
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5.0
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5.0
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0.0

This book is amazing! i love this book. I would suggest this to any ready that is looking for inspiration

Reader reviewed by Alex288 I think this book is great for anyone that is looking for inspirations. Because this book is about not giving up and keep trying. Till you get it also, i think this will help readers understand and help them in big occasions. I think this book...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by a reader     June 17, 2011
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5.0
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5.0
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0.0
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Unique & Gripping

Reader reviewed by EGZ Wither is one of the most unique futuristic books I have read in a long time. The author does a wonderful job showing the emotional ups and downs that Rhine has to endure while she desperately tries to find a way out...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by a reader     June 17, 2011
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4.0
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4.0
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Hevenly

Reader reviewed by EGZ Praise:  Unearthly is very well written, the charter, Clara is very understandable for young girls. The plot is followable and a good summer read. Critique: The book only really had one plot, there were no major barriers or extra problems...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by a reader     June 17, 2011
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3.0
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3.0
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Slower & Quieter

Reader reviewed by EGZ I, being a fan of the Fallen series found the beginning of this book to be a little slower and less gripping than I would have hoped. New characters are introduced, which added to the feel of the book. I liked the character...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by a reader     June 17, 2011
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4.0
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4.0
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4 Stars For Rumors

Reader reviewed by The Fable Fairy When I began reading The Luxe, which is the first novel of this series, I was very disappointed. The story was not engaging me whatsoever. I am not a fan of the Gossip Girl-esque type novel and knew that The Luxe did read along...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by a reader     June 17, 2011
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4.0
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4.0
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Demonglass Leaves Your Craving For More

Reader reviewed by The Fable Fairy If you read my review for Hex Hall you would know that I was not to ecstatic about the outcome. I had high hopes for it since so many people had blogged about how great it was but the novel fell short for me....

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by a reader     June 17, 2011
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3.0
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3.0
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3 Stars For Hex Hall

Reader reviewed by The Fable Fairy Witches? Check. School for paranormal beings? Check. Mean clique? Check. Hot boy? Check. Must I go on? Obviously deciding to read Hex Hall was a no brainer. Especially since any book that has the slight resemblance to Harry Potter will have me frothing...

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