Reviews written by Myra McEntire

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December 29, 2009
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Ballad, sequel to Lament

If youve read any of my reviews of Maggie Stiefvaters work, you already know Im a huge fan (like, an embarrassing, fangurl type of fan). I pick her books up with a mixture of excitement and trepidation, always ready for an amazing, lyrical ride, but more than a little worried...

December 01, 2009
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5.0
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5.0
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Beautiful Creatures lives up to the hype ...

Some loves are meant to be&others are cursed. There were no surprises in Gatlin County. At least, thats what I thought. Turns out, I couldnt have been more wrong. There was a curse. There was a girl. And in...

August 23, 2009
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5.0
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5.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Don't Miss This One

I received The Demons Lexicon by Sarah Rees Brennan nestled in one of my muchly anticipated book-laden shipments from Kimberly, YA Book Goddess. When I opened the box...

August 09, 2009
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5.0
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Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

Ever since I heard Shiver will debut at number nine on the New York Times bestsellers list, Ive had reviewers block. Yes, it is an unsavory cousin of writers block, but worse somehow. Because Maggie Stiefvater has written a beautiful, touching, amazing book,...

July 11, 2009
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Read it...NOW!

All her worlds a stage. Beatrice Shakespeare Smith is not an actress, yet she lives in a theater. Shes not an orphan, but she has no parents. She knows every part, but she has no lines of her own. Until now.   Eyes...

July 10, 2009
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3.0
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3.0
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There Was An Old Monster

There Was An Old Monster! is a fun, spooky spin on There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. (Which, honestly, was spooky enough I mean, she eventually swallows a horse. Shouldnt an old lady know better?)The monster in this story starts his journey by swallowing a...

July 08, 2009
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3.0
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3.0
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Kids Fiction
A Garden of Opposites

A Garden of Opposites is a visual feast of bright colors and contrasting images for little eyes. Along with the traditional open/closed and inside/outside found in most opposite books, Nancy Davis has added plain/fancy adorable butterflies and asleep/awake newborn baby birds. The last page is...

July 03, 2009
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3.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Breezy, Cute Read

 If youre looking for a beach read thats pure, carefree fun, pick up Drive Me Crazy by Erin Downing. Kate and her two best friends are headed out on a road trip and shes looking forward to some quality girl time ...

June 12, 2009
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4.0
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4.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow

If you like paranormal suspense with bite and a heroine with a spine of steel and firearm skills, Lili St. Crows Strange Angels is for you. Welcome to the world of Dru Anderson. Its not pretty. Danger lurks around every corner for Dru and her...

June 09, 2009
Overall rating 
 
4.0
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4.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Ghost Huntress: The Awakening Review

Ghost Huntress: The Awakening is the first book in Marley Gibsons new series about Chicago girl Kendall Moorehead, whos just moved to the deep South Radisson, Georgia, to be exact. Not only does Kendall have to adapt to small town ways, she has to deal with the voices...

May 29, 2009
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5.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Pucker Up

The fates have aligned against Parker Stanhope, or at least the varsity soccer coach has. After kicking butt on JV for two years, Parker is positive shell be moving on up - but she doesnt. Not only has she lost her spot on the team; shes losing her friends,...

May 26, 2009
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
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Kids Fiction
Henry Huggins Needs Good Press

Henry Huggins needs good press. With the Ramona and Beezus movie on the way next spring, now is a great time to reread those Beverly Cleary classics. Why not start with Henry Huggins? Originally published in 1950, it proves that while some...

April 22, 2009
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4.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Poison Ink by Christopher Golden

Sometimes friendships are more than skin deep. In Poison Ink by Christopher Golden, we meet Sammi Holland. Sammi has no interest in the poseur crap most kids her age are into, and neither do her best friends. Caryn, Letty, Katsuko, TQ and Sammi have been...

April 22, 2009
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5.0
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5.0
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My Life in Pink and Green by Lisa Greenwald - Perfect

Im a reader that enjoys a lot of fantasy - and as little reality as possible. My Life in Pink and Green isnt a book I would pick up on my own, which made it even more of a wonderful surprise. I loved this book....

March 10, 2009
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Perfect as Perfect

The first time I read Lament, I picked it up intending only to skim the opening pages. They were so compelling that I couldnt keep myself from consuming the whole book in one greedy bite. Deirdre Monaghan (Dee) is an extremely talented musician. She arrives...

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