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Young Adult Fiction
StephanieStephanie   February 25, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

An Emotional Ride, But best of 2012

Background: Mia is a teenage, cheerleader, who loves to look for signs. She is superstitious and she just found out that she has cancer. Send Me A Sign follows Mia through her life as she tries to hide her illness and her realization that it isn't something she...

Young Adult Fiction
StephanieStephanie   February 25, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Velveteen Review

Background: Velveteen is murdered by a man named Bonesaw-- now you are probably asking why I am already telling you this very important detail to the story -- well it is because we never actually see that part. We meet Velveteen (Velvet) in Purgatory after she is already...

Young Adult Fiction
StephanieStephanie   February 25, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

A fun retelling

Background: Aria Rose is the daughter of a popular politician. Her family has been at war with the Fosters for generations, and Aria awakes one day to find that she is missing memories and that she is engaged to Thomas Foster, her sworn enemy. Her parents have told...

Young Adult Fiction
StephanieStephanie   February 25, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

A Beautiful story!

view all 5 status updates review Background: Anna is from 1995 Chicago, leads a normal life, and runs in her spare time, but she really dreams of traveling the world someday. Bennett is from 2012 San Francisco and he has a unique gift, he can travel...

Young Adult Indie
StephanieStephanie   February 25, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Plot/Story 
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0

A Very Good Read!

Background: Kat can see things that others cannot, but she has spooked her parents so she pretends not to see them anymore. One night a mysterious boy moves in next door without any parents, and to top things off, these spirits that she sees are getting stronger for...

Young Adult Fiction
StephanieStephanie   February 25, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Actually Kind of Spooky

Background: Jade has just moved into a new home, however her parents did not tell her everything about it. Apparently a teenage girl died here, and some of her friends think it was more than an accident. Jade learns that the ghost of the girl still lingers and she wants...

Young Adult Fiction
StephanieStephanie   February 25, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Action Packed Plot

Background: West Grayer has a twin, sort of, they are genetically the same, but have grown up with different families. This is the norm for Kersh, everyone has an Alternate (Alt) and in order to prove yourself worth of living in Kersh you must defeat your Alt. ...

Young Adult Fiction
StephanieStephanie   February 21, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

A Modern Siren Story

Background: Gemma is a normal girl, except that she is obsessed with swimming, but how else is she going to make it to the Olympics? This summer Gemma is thrown a loop when three girls appear in her small town, making her and others uncomfortable. They invite Gemma to hang...

Young Adult Fiction
StephanieStephanie   February 21, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Harper's POV

Disclaimer: If you have not read Wake yet, please be aware this review does contain some spoilers. Background: Lullaby starts right were Wake ended, no time passed, only a few days really. Gemma is with the Sirens trying to survive in her new form and...

Young Adult Fiction
StephanieStephanie   February 21, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
2.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0

A mixed Bag

I'm not sure how I feel about this novel. It was an interesting plot and it kept me reading but I was not as excited to get to the end as other books I have read recently. The characters are difficult to get a full grasp on...

StephanieStephanie   February 21, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Multiple POV short stoies

Background: This book in the Goddess Test series tells the tales of the gods in the series: Calliope/Hera, Ava/Aphrodite, Persephone, James/Hermes, and Henry/Hades. They are five short novellas about each of these gods and goddesses and how they came to be the way they are by the time...

StephanieStephanie   February 21, 2013
(Updated: February 21, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Good Continuation....

Be aware: if you have not read The Goddess Test DO NOT READ THIS REVIEW... a few small spoilers Background: Kate Winters has won her immortality and is done with her summer vacation in Greece, and now heads to the Underworld for her coronation and to reunite...

StephanieStephanie   February 21, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Modern take on Gods and Goddesses

Background: Kate is about to loose her best friend, her mother, who has been sick for a long time. Since the time is near, her mother decides to move them both back to the town where she grew up, Eden. Once there Kate's mother takes a turn for the worst...

StephanieStephanie   February 21, 2013
(Updated: February 21, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

A Great Ending

** spoiler alert ** If you have not read the first books in the Goddess Series, be aware there are spoilers Background: Last we checked Kate was taken by Calliope upon leaving to search for Rhea. We start nine months later as she is about...

StephanieStephanie   February 21, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Interesting Plot...

Background: Felicia is dead and reliving her life through her memories, she is not sure where in the afterlife she is, but it is a strange place. He is confronted with her past in many ways, including Julian who tells her she must fight for her afterlife and her chance...

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