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May 16, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Definitely better than the first book, I really enjoyed this one.

What I Loved: I felt like Rachel and Kash really grew up in this book. For some reason, I just thought they were so naive and immature in Forgiving Lies, even though they, especially Rachel, were dealing with big issues. It wasn’t so much what they did, it was just,...

May 16, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
A very poignant and strong read with a touching friendship.

What I Loved: I loved Alexi and Bodee’s relationship. The pacing was well done, how and when they opened up to each other, when things turned from friendship to something more, and everything else. You have two teens who suffered from traumatic events and eventually learned to lean on each...

April 28, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
I loved the suspense and thriller aspect of it, but the rest of the story was just okay

What I Loved: Easily the best part of this book is the Oracle and mystery aspects. I liked learning Pike’s spin on Oracles, their powers, and their world. While we don’t get as much information about them as I would’ve liked, we get a good sense of the main character,...

April 28, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Wonderful writing with a less than wonderful plot, but I still enjoyed it.

One Line: Wonderful writing with a less than wonderful plot, but I still enjoyed it. What I Loved: This is my first Deb Coletti book and I have to say, I really like her writing style. Even though the plot itself didn’t wow me, I enjoyed the...

April 14, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
A great ending to a unique and complex story

What I Loved: Cross really sold me on Jackson’s character in this last installment. I already liked him from the beginning, but just seeing him shine through in Timestorm, and being with him as he put all the puzzle pieces together was great. I’m also a major fan of Blake....

March 08, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
While I enjoyed the characters, the plot wasn’t the best.

What I Loved: Jet is one of those rocker, bad boys you can’t help but fall for. I liked that despite his image, he was a pretty caring guy. Not to say he wasn’t a play boy, but he definitely tries to do the right thing, especially when it comes...

March 05, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
A good mix of angst, drama, and character growth.

What I Loved: It actually took me a minute to warm up to Shaw. At first, I thought she was pretty weak and a little too nice, like easily taken advantage of. But, as the story progressed, and important things and people in her life were on the line, she...

February 23, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
A bit confusing and hard to keep up with, but good.

What I Loved: Jackson is a stellar male protagonist and I loved being in his head. He steps up his game since he’s joined the CIA and their team of highly-skilled young adults and you really see his character development from Tempest to Vortex. Things became a lot intense and...

February 20, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A strong and emotional conclusion to one of my favorite series.

What I Loved: From the very beginning, I’ve loved Jack and he did not disappoint in this last book. His unconditional love for Nikki and all he does for her, is just plain amazing. He has to deal with a lot of crap, especially given the connection between Nikki and...

February 18, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
A great set of characters that made this a highly enjoyable read.

What I Loved: I really loved the characters, especially Cora. She’s definitely a tough little thing and I love how she doesn’t take crap from anyone and how she’s like “one of the guys”. It was cool to meet the other characters, and I have to admit, I read this...

February 16, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Elegant Writing with a Unique World

What I Loved: I was initially drawn to the fact that Cruel Beauty is supposed to be a Beauty and the Beast retelling. I don’t think I’ve read any of those so it was nice to see how this author would tackle it. I really loved Hodge’s writing. It was...

December 12, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Just pure JLA perfection, at its best. Can I please have my very own Kyler?!

Never doubt the power of JLA’s writing. I swear to you, I was going through quite a serious reading slump for almost a month where NOTHING interested me. Because I had deadlines to meet and my own TBR Challenge to tackle, I knew I had to do something to get...

December 12, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Enough humor and action to keep you glued to the pages and smiling the whole way through

Oh, Jus Accardo, you slay me with your funny characters, clever plots, and impeccable writing. Darker Days is your light and funny paranormal romance that pulls you in and keeps you entertained and engaged all the way until the last page. It was fast-paced and I loved the way she...

December 12, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
A strong sequel for a unique and engaging series

It’s been awhile since I’ve read Gravity, but I knew I really liked it as a whole and was definitely intrigued by this alien race and the struggle between them and the humans. As with the first book, this took me a minute to get into. Not that I didn’t...

December 12, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
So great seeing these characters again, and Garrick is just as wonderful and sweet as always

Oh, how I loved jumping back into Bliss and Garrick’s relationship. I fell in love with this couple in Losing It and it was great to see where they are in their lives right now. Cora’s writing is as clever and entertaining as ever and I just smiled the whole...

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