Reviews written by Kevin Craig

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Young Adult Fiction
Kevin CraigKevin Craig   May 21, 2012
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

Gone, Gone, Gone will blow you away, away, away!!!

Favourite Moments: 'If I could take all the machine guns in the world and bend them into hearts, I totally totally would, even if I got grazed by bullets in the process, which knowing me I probably would, because I'm a little bit of a klutz,...

Young Adult Fiction
Kevin CraigKevin Craig   May 15, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
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5.0

Split is a Fascinating Glimpse into the Struggles Abusive Families Endure

"Fightology Lesson #8: Relax when the hits are coming because it hurts less." This book is nothing short of phenomenal! As we are introduced to our narrator, Jace Witherspoon, he is travelling from Chicago to Albuquerque---in search of shelter and sanity. Jace is one of the strongest...

Young Adult Fiction
Kevin CraigKevin Craig   May 14, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
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5.0

This Book Will Put Your Life on Pause - John Green Does it Again!

"You are so busy being you that you have no idea how utterly unprecedented you are." ~ Augustus Waters My favourite thing about this novel is the way 17-year old cancer survivor Augustus Waters loves the narrator, 16-year old terminally ill Hazel Grace Lancaster. Believe me, it...

Young Adult Fiction
Kevin CraigKevin Craig   May 14, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Catching Jordan is a Great Football Story with an Amazing Female Lead!

"I once read that football was invented so people wouldn't notice summer ending." So begins Catching Jordan. That is a great first line. It pulls you in. You don't have to be a fan of football to feel the absolute weight of that sentence. It's poignant. I...

Young Adult Fiction
Kevin CraigKevin Craig   May 14, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

You're Going to Love Sebastian - The Hook-Up Doctor Without a Clue. A Wonderful Read!

You would think an arrogant narrator would turn a reader off. But über cocky Sebastian is quickly accepted for who he is. He's the cool guy everybody likes. The smooth operator. He's so suave, in fact, he runs a blog to hire out his hook-up services to girls looking to...

Young Adult Fiction
Kevin CraigKevin Craig   May 14, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

One of the Best Young Adult Books I've Read in Recent Years - A Wonderful Journey of Enlightenment!

‘People always think there’s this huge hundred-foot-high barrier that separates doing good from doing bad. But there’s not. There’s nothing. There’s not even a little anthill. You just take one baby step in any direction and you’re already there. You’ve done something awful. And your life is changed forever.’ ~...

Young Adult Fiction
Kevin CraigKevin Craig   May 14, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Ashfall is Heartstopping - The Stand for Young Adults, only better!

“The pre-Friday world of school, cell phones, and refrigerators dissolved into this post-Friday world of ash, darkness, and hunger.”~ Mike Mullin, Ashfall Think YOUNG ADULT 'THE STAND', only better. Alex is a fifteen-year old boy. He's home alone when the...

Young Adult Fiction
Kevin CraigKevin Craig   December 19, 2011
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Para Vs. Normal - An Epic Battle with an Epic Pace

HUNTED comes alive on page one. It engaged me throughout with intrigue and a fast-pace that made the book unputdownable. Although a dystopian, this story was so deeply embedded in a contemporary setting that it became a believable allegory for the issues that teens (we all) face in today's society...

Young Adult Fiction
Kevin CraigKevin Craig   December 03, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Possess will Possess You!

I enjoyed reading this one. Brought me back to my early years and the fear and intrigue that surrounded the Catholic faith I was once a part of.

Young Adult Fiction
Kevin CraigKevin Craig   December 03, 2011
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Invincible Summer Hits You Like Nothing Else - Excellent Ride!

Don't judge a book by its cover. The one thing that didn't sit well with me about this title was the cover...it really didn't do justice to a beautiful story! I have no problem with the cover in and of itself...just that it doesn't foretell the beautiful story inside....

Young Adult Fiction
Kevin CraigKevin Craig   December 03, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Scars is a Beautifully Written, Important Book

This is an important book that should be available for teenagers everywhere. You never know who will need it, so it should be readily available to all.

Young Adult Fiction
Kevin CraigKevin Craig   December 03, 2011
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

The Near Witch - Victoria Schwab

This was my favourite book of 2011. A complete pleasure to read!

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