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Young Adult Fiction
BrandiBrandi   January 09, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Action packed with a likable main character who gets tougher as she's trust into a whole new and int

I wanted to read Uninvited because the synopsis appealed to me. I can't imagine isolating a gene like that and then all of the sudden being told that you have the killer gene. The ramifications as well as the fallout, friends and possibly family isolating you,...

BrandiBrandi   November 22, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
N/A

Great ending to awesome series.

I started this series when it came out, and I have followed it since, it is sad to know that my time with these characters has come to a close, but I am happy for them to get their ending. C.C....

Young Adult Fiction
BrandiBrandi   November 18, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
N/A

Quick and cute read with a quirky main character.

I don't read a whole lot of middle grade, but to be honest when I read the synopsis, I didn't know it was, I knew I liked the premise though. Books about being able to know what others are thinking has always intrigued me and it...

Young Adult Fiction
BrandiBrandi   November 12, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
N/A

Like the concept and most of the execution, do wish it would have taken another path romantically.

I liked Lucy Variations, but I will say that it is not quite what I expected. I did like that there was depth to the secondary characters and I saw a lot of different ways the story could have went, that ultimately I probably would have...

Young Adult Fiction
BrandiBrandi   November 09, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Swoony, action packed series finale with a mind blowing ending.

Wow. What an ending. I devoured this book, and loved every second. Well, some of it was hard. Sad, tragic, funny, sexy, violent, an army of awesome (yes, they do call themselves that, and are indeed made of awesome), twists and turns, with unexpected characters, turns of events...

Young Adult Fiction
BrandiBrandi   November 05, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
N/A

Fitting and bittersweet trilogy conclusion.

It is really hard for me to write reviews for series enders, because it is sad to leave characters that I have grown to love and invested so much time into. So, this will be short, spoiler free. I was...

BrandiBrandi   November 02, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
N/A

Good start and ending, with a slow middle and some issues.

I liked the premise a lot, the character of Vanessa, and being in the dance world. However, I felt like there were some pacing issues, things skimmed over, and others that were elaborated too much. But the beginning kept me engaged, and after a somewhat slow...

Young Adult Fiction
BrandiBrandi   October 16, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
N/A

Quick read with sweet romance.

I love the premise of these kinds of books, time travel and mystery boys, I mean, how can you go wrong? Well, luckily Ms. Douglas didn't allow me to find out, because it was amazing. I got hooked right from the beginning, and really appreciated Ryan...

Young Adult Fiction
BrandiBrandi   October 12, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
N/A

Fast paced, and action filled.

Twinmaker is a high action science fiction that kept me guessing. I was pretty confused at the beginning, but the mystery sucked me in despite not really understanding the technology and terminology. I figured it out pretty much as I went...

Young Adult Fiction
BrandiBrandi   October 04, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
N/A

Fast paced and emotional.

Hostage Three starts with a bang, with Amy and her family already taken hostage, and then it travels back in time a few months. This really lets me get a sense of who Amy is, and what is going on with her. I know that something...

BrandiBrandi   September 30, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
N/A

Sweet conclusion that I devoured.

This is an enjoyable follow up from Bennett's point of view. I didn't remember a lot of details, but it did a pretty good job of naturally reminding what happened. I remembered that romance that shouldn't have happened because in different times but did anyway, that I...

BrandiBrandi   September 14, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
N/A

Good second book.

3.5 This picks up right after the other ended, and while it has only been a short time, I had already forgotten some details, but it gets you right back to speed. There is a lot of tension in...

Young Adult Fiction
BrandiBrandi   September 10, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
N/A

Powerful and raw story that centers on Callie's character growth.

Wow. What an emotional and raw book. I cannot imagine growing up like Callie did. Her mom abducted her as a child and they have been on the run since. Callie doesn't know if she will be in a new state in 24 hours, or where...

BrandiBrandi   September 09, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0

Loved the main character, and 3/4 of the story but the ending was NOT for me.

Wow. I totally can't imagine living in a world like this and can't help but think that I would be one of the people who couldn't survive. So, when I meet a strong and capable main character like Lynn, I am always in awe. ...

BrandiBrandi   September 05, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Plot 
 
2.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
N/A

I liked What's Left of Me better, but still enjoyed the character development and progression in thi

I enjoyed this book and it was a pretty good middle book in a series. This one focused more on Addie and Eva as individuals since they have figured out how to go under and give the other a modicum of privacy. They both even have...

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