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Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Libby Marcal     December 27, 2011
Last updated: December 27, 2011
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4.3
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5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
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3.0

Teen vampire romance!

loved, loved, loved this book. I was so stoked when they turned it into a movie. I really liked the budding romance between Edward and Bella... brought me right back to my high school days! And Edward Cullen seems like the perfect boyfriend, might I add. Who wouldn't want a...

Reviewed by Libby Marcal     December 27, 2011
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Way Better Than I Anticipated

Honestly, I didn't think I would like this book at first. I mean, come on, putting a bunch of kids in an arena to fight to the death? It just sounded so horribly wrong and gruesome, but man was it full of such suspense. The writing was so good that...

Reviewed by Libby Marcal     December 27, 2011
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
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Good book for first time high school teens

I had no idea Victoria Foyt was such a novelist... I'm actually a fan of her 1997 flick Déjà vu so when I found out she was an author, I thought I'd show my support and check out one of her books. I started with her newest book Save the...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Libby Marcal     December 27, 2011
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

good read for lovers of dystopian novels

This book had a pretty interesting premise which made it hard to put down because you can't help but want to see how things turn out for the heroin in this fantasy and adventure novel. The book contained an interesting blend of technology and grunge considering everyone was living underground...

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