Reviews written by Linda

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July 02, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.0
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3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
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3.0
Young Adult Fiction
A fantastic take on Greek mythology with flat characters

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2012/07/03/review-fury-by-elizabeth-miles/ Fury took me by surprise. I wasn’t expecting much from this book, and the only thing I really knew about it was that it was about the Furies from Greek mythology. Great idea, but when I first opened the book, I...

July 02, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Delightful

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2012/07/03/review-city-of-fallen-angels-by-cassandra-clare/ I am glad that Cassie Clare decided to extend The Mortal Instruments. You might be asking me why I feel that way. Originally I thought the Mortal Instruments series was an okay series; the idea was original, but not so much...

June 23, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Fabulous

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2012/06/24/review-code-name-verity-by-elizabeth-wein/ I am not a fan of historical fiction. No, I've never particularly enjoyed the genre. I've always been a fantasy and sci fi girl through and through, but I decided to give Code Name Verity a chance for two reasons: (1)...

June 20, 2012 (Updated: June 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Left me flipping its pages 'til the very end

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/review-city-of-ashes-by-cassandra-clare/ Without a doubt, the second novel in Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series is just as nerve-wracking as its prequel. With the return of some of my favorite Shadowhunters, I couldn’t help smiling as characters fell in love, pondering as new discoveries...

June 20, 2012 (Updated: June 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
An unforgettable novel

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2012/06/20/review-the-forest-of-hands-and-teeth-by-carrie-ryan/ Dark and haunting, The Forest of Hands and Teeth was an emotional rollercoaster. At times, fear consumed me, and at other moments, I was overwhelmed with sorrow. But I was certain about one thing: The Forest of Hands and Teeth is...

June 14, 2012 (Updated: June 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Not a big fan

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2011/06/03/review-wither-by-lauren-destefano/ First, I’d like to say this: scroll back up. Look at the cover of this book. Admire it. Isn’t it gorgeous? And I especially liked how the design of the book (with all the words in the boxes) was used in...

June 14, 2012 (Updated: June 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Predictable

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2011/06/28/review-spellbound-by-cara-lynn-shultz/ If you’ve got a foothold in the book world, you’ll know that Spellbound has been all the rage lately. Book bloggers keep on reviewing it and giving it five stars, and it’s currently the second most requested book on NetGalley. ...

June 14, 2012 (Updated: June 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
An alluring love story about duty and sacrifice

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2011/06/28/review-legacy-by-cayla-kluver/ After I finished Legacy, the first thing I did was look up more about the author. Check out her bio: Writing has always been Cayla Kluver’s passion. It wasn’t until her freshman year in high school that she...

June 14, 2012 (Updated: June 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
2.0
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2.0
Characters 
 
2.0
Writing Style 
 
2.0
Young Adult Fiction
Wasn't the most intriguing it could be

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2011/06/27/review-the-iron-witch-by-karen-mahoney/ I was actually pretty disappointed with The Iron Witch. The idea the book was based on was so intriguing, and yet the book itself fell flat. Donna is an alchemist. And not the changing-things-to-gold alchemist, the killing-pesky-fairies-on-earth alchemist....

June 14, 2012 (Updated: June 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Starcrossed lovers and a plot full of devious fey

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2011/06/04/review-the-iron-daughter-by-julie-kagawa/ I actually read this book quite a while ago, but I had been contemplating publishing my review. Not because it was so bad that I would feel guilty for posting such a bad review, but because I wanted to post the...

June 13, 2012 (Updated: June 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
A haunting love story with a sappy romance

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2011/06/11/review-hereafter-by-tara-hudson/ Amelia doesn’t remember her past. She can’t remember her last name, who her parents were, when she died, how she died … She only remembers that she died in the river underneath High Bridge. And then all that changes when she...

June 13, 2012 (Updated: June 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
A modern take on ancient Greek mythology

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2011/05/24/review-the-goddess-test-by-aimee-carter/ Books based on Greek mythology have taken a backseat ever since the huge outburst of paranormal romances. And it’s a pity, because Greek mythology is one of my favorite parts of fiction. Just trying to remember all the names — from...

June 13, 2012 (Updated: June 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Tired of vampires and werewolves? Try bloodthirsty robots

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2011/06/23/review-the-girl-in-the-steel-corset-by-kady-cross/ I admit, when I first read that synopsis, I was scared. I was scared of just another fake novel that had the same plot and same characters and same everything (which just so happens to be like an outline for paranormal...

June 13, 2012 (Updated: June 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
A combination of paranormal, mythology, and dystopia

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2011/06/03/review-darkness-becomes-her-by-kelly-keaton/ I don’t think that it’s any secret that I automatically add fantasy books dealing with New Orleans onto my “to be read” list. But even if Darkness Becomes Her didn’t even mention New Orleans or Louisiana at all, I still think...

June 13, 2012 (Updated: June 23, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A Must for Any Paranormal Reader

Previously published on my blog: http://fictionfervor.wordpress.com/2011/06/26/review-clarity-by-kim-harrington/ I cannot even begin to explain how much I enjoyed reading Clarity. I’ve always been a huge fanatic with murder mysteries. I absolutely adore Agatha Christie’s and Arthur Conan Doyle’s murder mysteries (my favorites are And Then There...

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