Reviews written by Katie Park

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Young Adult Fiction
Katie ParkKatie Park   October 13, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

A Fierce, Action-Packed Reads!

This is one of my favorites of the year! It is filled with assassins, magical elements, castles, and battles that will keep you turning pages. I loved the story, the characters and everything in this book, please mind my blubbering about how amazing this book is! ...

Young Adult Fiction
Katie ParkKatie Park   September 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
2.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

A good mystery/thriller...

I haven't watched or read any of the Pretty Little Liars series, but this book reminded me of the premise and it sounded intriguing. This book revolves around a truth or dare game gone way too serious that people start to get hurt and serious events start to happen. It's...

Young Adult Fiction
Katie ParkKatie Park   August 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Entertaining, insightful contemporary...

When I think summer read, I think of this book. This book takes place in the summer with Kiri's adventures that all begin with the mysterious call about a guy that has her sister's stuff. When she goes to pick up the stuff, she discovers a secret about her...

Young Adult Fiction
Katie ParkKatie Park   August 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Great summer road trip story

I went into this book thinking it would be the perfect summer read. Not only because summer is directly in the title, but this book sounds like a light, fluffy, summery, beach read. And that it was. This book was about a road trip with...

Katie ParkKatie Park   August 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Unique, intriguing elemental tale...

First, I have to give a shout out to this cover. I love the simple beauty of this cover and the wind surrounding them. After reading the story, I like the cover even better - it's a perfect representation of the story. This book follows wind sylphs, or people that...

Young Adult Fiction
Katie ParkKatie Park   August 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Fresh, Wonderfully Enjoyable story...

This book was a keep the pages coming because I have to know what happens next. I loved the writing style in this book. Each chapter alternates between the two futures that Addie could potentially have. West did this impeccably well, I never got the two mixed up and...

Young Adult Fiction
Katie ParkKatie Park   August 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

A perfect summer read...

This book is exactly what it implies, a summer read, and it is a perfect one to read in the summer. I enjoyed this book in more ways than one. I loved the reading style, Matson can tell a great story in a way that makes you want to keep...

Katie ParkKatie Park   August 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Intense, Unique, and will have you white knuckled...

Let me just start by saying Wow! This book was so good! All I've heard about this book are rants and raves...well let me tell you why I am ranting and raving about this book. I haven't read much science fiction but this book has got me wanting to read...

Young Adult Fiction
Katie ParkKatie Park   August 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0

An Enjoyable Adventure..

This book is unique from many YA books that I have read and I enjoyed that about it. This book starts off with action and the action doesn't stop throughout the whole book. We follow Ashley as she tries to do the ultimate heist by stealing a billion-dollar item from...

Young Adult Fiction
Katie ParkKatie Park   August 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

This book has the WOW factor

Let me start by saying how beautiful Tahereh Mafi writes. I haven't been touched by such wonderful writing in a while and I found myself wanting to keep devouring page after page of this book. I haven't read anything like this book in awhile, the premise was completely unique to...

Young Adult Fiction
Katie ParkKatie Park   August 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

One of my favorites of this year!

I was hesitant to read this book since I read If I Stay by Gayle Forman and I didn't enjoy that one at all. Therefore I got this book from the library thinking that if it was just as bad I wouldn't have wasted my money. Although my book-intuition was...

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