Reviews written by Becca Ritchie

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January 13, 2012
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Better than Anna and the French Kiss?! YES!

OH MY GOSH! I LOVE THIS BOOK!! I wanted to gush a bit, in spirit of Stephanie Perkin’s capitalization use (which I love), before I began commenting on Lola and the Boy Next Door. I could go on for hours … really, I could. It’s lots...

January 08, 2012
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Best YA Couple!

The main characters are NOT vampires...and that's why I love it. The Dead Girls' Dance picks up right where Glass Houses left off. And it did not disappoint. I'm mad at myself for not reading this series sooner. The plot wasn't necessarily...

January 08, 2012
Overall rating
 
3.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Kind of Disappointed

There’s a certain allure to The Pledge that kept me reading till the end. I had to reach that last page. There was a huge lag in the beginning, and it took me a few weeks to actually comb through the book, but I finished it because some part of...

January 08, 2012 (Updated: January 19, 2012)
Overall rating
 
2.7
Plot
 
2.0
Characters
 
2.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Not for Me

Savannah Colbert has a strange attraction to Tristan, the egotistical jock who stopped talking to her in fourth grade. Tristan has a strange attraction to Savannah, a cute redhead who he is forbidden to speak to. And he doesn’t know why. The tagline really says it all: Secrets, Bloodlust, Magic...

January 08, 2012
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Possibly My Favorite Book of 2011

The Scorpio Races hooked me by the first chapter. I was enamored with the world Stiefvater created and the beauty in her prose. Horses, for me, have never been interesting. I can honestly say that I connected with the water horses and the land horses alike. The writing made that...

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