Reviews written by Rebecca Denham

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Young Adult Fiction
Rebecca DenhamRebecca Denham   March 27, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.7
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4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

The force of an atomic blast balanced with the subtlety of germ warfare

The Detonations destroyed the world as it was; what has survived is utterly changed from the Before. Groupies roam the streets turning their many eyes in search of victims, OSR takes anyone over the age of 16 to be either soldier or cannon-fodder, and altered strange amalgamations of animal,...

Rebecca DenhamRebecca Denham   March 27, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Dearly, Departed is DELICIOUS

This amazing first novel by Lia Habel takes all the steampunk and zombie stereotypes and turns them on their head. Nora is a young New Victoria miss whose interests should be sewing and marriage, but who secretly loves to watch war documentaries. Her ordered existence comes crashing down...

Young Adult Fiction
Rebecca DenhamRebecca Denham   March 27, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Step Aside Winchester Brothers

Anna Dressed in Blood is one of the most original, deeply creepy and engrossing novels I’ve read recently. The story certainly lives up to the eeriness of the cover art and is an interesting mix of supernatural horror and forbidden attraction. Kendare Blake has created a...

Young Adult Fiction
Rebecca DenhamRebecca Denham   March 27, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0

Is Crazy Really So Bad?

Zelah is a "Cleanaholic". Since the death of her mother several years ago, she lives in a constant war with germs and dirt; her life organized around compulsions that make her wash her hands thirty-one times or jump on the stairs. When Zelah's dad disappears, her stepmother sends...

Young Adult Fiction
Rebecca DenhamRebecca Denham   March 13, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Girl Isn't Really On Fire

Elisa is Chosen. For what she doesn't know, just that is it God's plan. She soon discovers that destiny can knock in the most unexpected of ways and will not be denied. Carson has crafted a world rife with all the social, religious and geopolitical...

Young Adult Fiction
Rebecca DenhamRebecca Denham   March 13, 2012
(Updated: March 13, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Cinderella Gets A Cyborg Reboot

Cinder is a teenage cyborg whose guardian (aka stepmother) is as self-centered and hateful as any wicked queen of yore. While working as a mechanic in the weekly market, Cinder is visited by the Prince Kai who is in disguise and needs an android that holds sensitive information repaired....

Young Adult Fiction
Rebecca DenhamRebecca Denham   March 13, 2012
(Updated: March 13, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Galveston Never Seemed So Interesting

FABULOUS! A wonderful debut novel from a local Houston writer. Lindsey's novel, set in the Houston/Galveston area, is a haunting combination of history, reincarnation, death and resolution that will have readers clamoring for more. Unlike the usual heroine Lenzie lacks self-confidence (somewhat due...

Rebecca DenhamRebecca Denham   March 13, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Imperial Russia Gets A Paranormal Makeover

Katerina Alexandrovna, Duchess of Oldenburg, has a dark secret that she has kept hidden since she was a child - she can raise the dead. As part of the inner circle of Russia's imperial court Katerina has grown up surrounded by nobles and political intrigue but nothing has prepared...

Rebecca DenhamRebecca Denham   March 13, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
2.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Redemption Doesn't Work

I picked up The Mephisto Covenant: Redemption of Ajax by Trinity Faegen excited about the premise and looking forward to a new "favorite read". Unfortunately, I had severe theological issues with Faegen's mythos that I couldn't get past enough to truly enjoy the novel. All the...

Young Adult Fiction
Rebecca DenhamRebecca Denham   March 13, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

I Am Not A Killer... But I Could Be

"I'm a good person...because I know what good people are supposed to act like, and I copy them.." John Wayne Cleaver knows that he is different from his fellow teens - he enjoys assisting his mother and aunt with the family mortuary and is fascinated by the...

Rebecca DenhamRebecca Denham   March 13, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Twelfth Night + High School = Gender Bending Comedy

Hana Kimi is a complete 23 volume series that is one of the more entertaining and well-drawn mangas I’ve read. There is plenty of humorous tension as Mizuki tries to maintain her male facade and lots of awkward situations that will have readers snickering into their manga. ...

Young Adult Fiction
Rebecca DenhamRebecca Denham   March 13, 2012
(Updated: March 13, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

What happens when a painting is more than it seems?

This novel has all the elements a reader could want: danger, romance and a "good vs. evil" conflict - all wrapped up in deliciously Gothic trappings. Seventeen-year-old Natalie Stewart is unable to speak due to a childhood trauma, so has spent the last several years at the Connecticut Asylum...

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