Reviews written by Sage Knightly, Staff Reviewer

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Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   January 01, 2017
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0

Enjoyable To Read

Black Flowers, White Lies follows Ella as she struggles to accept her new family, her failing friendships, and how to distinguish what is real. This is a novel that centers on psychological affects and succeeds to be realistic and scary. ...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   January 01, 2017
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0

Cunning and Deadly

The Diabolic follows Nemesis, a diabolic (a genetically engineered human made emotionless and deadly) who serves her mistress Sidonia. Ever since she was bonded to Sidonia, Nemesis' mission has been to protect her at all costs, even if that means killing a few dozen...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   December 29, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Brilliantly Realistic and Engging!

Long Way Home by Katie McGarry is a riveting, engaging novel about love and war, dependence and independence, and family. Reign of Terror may sound like a violent, illegal motorcycle club, but they act and run like a family, making money to protect their...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   December 15, 2016
(Updated: December 15, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Disturbing and Perfectly Creepy!

Do the women in your family keep disappearing? It's probably because you have a psychopath living in the walls. The Women in the Walls is a disturbing, thrilling piece of work that keeps you entertained. Not only is there a mysterious aspect of why the women are disappearing and...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   December 07, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Rich and Deceptive

Juliet has found love, and she has decided to do everything within her power to keep it, even though she is bound by magic to kill her lover because he killed one of her kin, Tybalt. In her attempt to defy the magic, things...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   December 07, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

A Rich, Realistic Tale

This is a rich, realistic tale about facing horrors and surviving through the darkness planted in your mind. I was hooked from the beginning, intrigued by the tone and voice of our young character Charlotte as she struggles with her life stuck in a cage, who copes with remembering the...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   November 03, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Amazing Fantasy Read!

CHARACTERS Britta: She is strong and determined. She has a lot of fight in her for someone who has lost so much. The journey of Britta not only accepting her emotions but also herself and others is a journey you won't soon forget. It rings true and strong, as...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   August 03, 2016
(Updated: August 03, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Fantastic Journey to Discoveries

"But that's what they were: bodies. Human and yet not people." -5.8% Haven makes Replicas and uses them for testing. This is evident from the beginning as we read from Lyra's POV. Gemma, however, knows nothing about Haven other then the fact that...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   July 11, 2016
(Updated: July 11, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

A Thrilling, Dangerous Adventure

With darkness in every corner, how do you fight your demons? This Savage Song is a brilliant, creatively dark and deceptive book filled with dancing shadows and thrilling darkness. I breezed through this book and already I can't wait for the next...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   June 30, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

An Intriguing, Adventurous Tale

How to Disappear is an intriguing, adventurous tale about a girl running for her life, scared and lonely but incredibly determined. Nick is a fighter and a deceiver. She runs away and disguises herself and thinks...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   June 30, 2016
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Dancing Shadows and Devil's Lair. A Must Read

This book is brilliant. I thought about it constantly when I wasn’t reading it, and I still play over scenes in my head a week after! It’s incredibly easy to get lost in and to visualize the scenes, and that made for a very...

Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   June 12, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

A Rich, Brilliantly Written and Entertaining Tale

The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle is a hilariously weird and fantastical tale that keeps you thoroughly entertained right to the end. Apollo is mortal. His father, Zeus, has punished him by casting him out of...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   June 11, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

A Heartfelt Journey of Self-Discovery and Growth

Autofocus is an engaging, quick read about searching for closure and truth, finding love, and growing up. Through disappointment, broken hearts, and rough patches, we are taken on a journey of change and growth that feels realistic and honest. ...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   June 10, 2016
(Updated: June 10, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
2.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Enjoyable Fantasy Read

Ruined is an enjoyable, quick, fantasy read full of action, magic, and secrets. In it, we follow Emelina as she disguises herself as a dead daughter of a Lord, to infiltrate the royal family home in order to gather the information she needs to...

Young Adult Fiction
Sage Knightly, Staff ReviewerSage Knightly, Staff Reviewer   June 07, 2016
(Updated: June 07, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

A Compelling, Rich Tale

Ivory and Bone is a compelling read about a boy and a girl as he tells her his side of their story. Through tough times, life and death, and battle, they survive and bonds grow stronger than ever. Happiness was distant in the beginning,...

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