Reviews written by Olivia F

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June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
5.0
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5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
great ya fantasy

"An Enchantment of Ravens" is a great stand-alone YA fantasy/romance about the "fair folk" (fae/fairy) and their relationships with humans in the town of Whimsy. Humans are valued for their ability to Craft or to create, be it art, music, or clothes. For a fair one to do Craft would...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
human pets?

Imagine a world where specially bred (genetically modified) humans could be kept as pets. "Perfected" features Ella who was bred and raised to be a pet- complete with catering to her master's whims, being fed special food, used for looks, wearing a collar, being implanted with a microchip, and under...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
great book!

"Labyrinth Lost" is an incredible fantasy adventure. Alejandra (Alex) is an encantrix, a bruja of all trades, but she insists on denying her magic, trying to suppress it. One day, it escapes from her anyway, and her family plan her deathday celebration- the coming of age for a bruja where...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
great sci-fi

“True Born” is one of my new favorites- a really fantastic YA fantasy. Lucinda (aka Lucy and Lu) and her twin sister Margot have always been a little different. They were connected at birth and separated, leaving scars on one that resemble a lock and on the other, a key....

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
wonderful

"For Darkness Shows the Stars" is a YA dystopian book which takes place in a world where genetic modifications have resulted in people who are "Reduced" or mentally incapable. Individuals descended from people without genetic modifications are mentally capable and rule the world. They are called Luddites. About one in...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
fantastic

"Forget Tomorrow" is a really intriguing YA dystopian set in a future where your life is guided by a future memory, which you receive upon your seventeenth birthday. Your future self has chosen a memory and sent it back to you- it might show you being incredibly successful, maybe something...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
great book!

"The Sleeping Prince" is a dark and fast paced sequel to "The Sin Eater's Daughter." The book shifts to Errin's point of view. Errin is the sister Lief left behind who now cares for their mother, who has descended into insanity, in a town on the border of Tragellen and...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
2.0
Writing Style
 
2.0
Plot/Story
 
2.0
Illustrations (if applicable)
 
N/A
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Young Adult Indie
not for me

"A Thousand Salt Kisses" is the story of a young woman named Crystal who meets (later discovered to be) a merman named Llyr and they fall in love. In the meantime, she is navigating drama with her parents who don't get along. Aside from general issues, her mother begins working...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
3.0
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
OK

"You Before Anyone Else" builds the romantic relationship between two aspiring models, Finley and Eddie. The book is told in alternating point of views between the two. Both are working towards larger goals and modeling is a financial step towards doing so. Finley is close with her family, helping to...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
OK

"Ivory and Bone" is advertised as Pride and Prejudice in the prehistoric era, and I feel that this fits the book incredibly well. The novel is written as Kol is talking to Mya and telling her the story of how they met and all the events that occurred afterwards (so...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
gushing too much to write!

Overall, this was a really fantastic finish to Feyre and Rhys's story. I loved the exploration of the world we see in this one with other courts and High Lords. The world of Prythian becomes much bigger. It's a really fantastic read, and impossible to put down (somehow 700 pages...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
3.0
Acting
 
3.0
Story
 
3.0
Effects
 
3.0
Dialogue
 
3.0
Adaptation Quality
 
3.0
not for me

"City of Bones" introduces us to the world of Shadowhunters when Clary goes to a club with her best friend Simon. She witnesses an attack only she can see. Soon, Clary finds her world falling apart and learns about a world she didn't know existed. To save her mother, Jocelyn,...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
clever fairytale

"The Wish Granter" is a YA fantasy set in a fairy tale world. Ari and Thad are the illegitimate children of the king. When the queen finally has a child of her own, they are chased out of the kingdom and hunted down by the queen's men. Everything changes when...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
good book

"Moon Chosen" is an intricate post-apocalyptic tale. After the sun has scorched the planet and most of the land has been sunk into the ocean, people have fragmented into three main groups: Nik's tribe who live in the trees and bond to dogs focusing on the sun, Mari's tribe who...

June 14, 2018
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
fantastic

"Ever the Hunted" is an incredible YA fantasy with a touch of romance. The story begins with Britta, starving and alone since her father was killed, hunting (poaching) for something to trade for lodging. As a person who is half Shaerdanian living in Malam, she is already ostracized by the...

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