Reviews written by Dana Burkey

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February 09, 2015
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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Young Adult Indie
Summer Love

This short but sweet summer romance is perfect for a quick read. It combines love, warm weather, and even some twists and turns along the way.

February 09, 2015
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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Young Adult Indie
Nick Again

This book bring in characters from the first in the series, Just Pretending. However, we get to see them in a whole new way. This book is about what love can do, and weather or not people can truly change.

February 09, 2015
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
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5.0
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Young Adult Indie
Theater Lovers Favorite

This short but sweet YA romance not only gives us characters to love, it also gives a great look into the world of theater. A fun read for YA fans and theater fans alike.

February 09, 2015
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
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N/A
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5.0
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Fun Series

This book is a light but fun read, made up of three YA contemporary romance novellas. All three are woven together, but can also be read as individuals!

February 08, 2015
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Emotional and Mysterious!

I read this book in high school, and really loved it. It kept me reading the whole time, and I found it really interesting how for so much of the book the reader was left in the dark on so much. The more we learned about the lead character the...

February 07, 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
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N/A
Young but Great!

This book felt a little young to be, but at the same time is really well done. It is the perfect start to a series that is reminiscent to other big YA books, but can be read to younger kids without being too scary. The idea is not super new,...

February 07, 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Unique

I really loved this book. I found it very different in its approach to the YA dystopian genre. I loved the different ideas it brought up, and the way two worlds lived side by side, separated by a birthday. It is a great start to a series that keeps you...

February 07, 2015
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Wow!

When I read this the first time I was not ready for it to be as big and intense at it was. And, it was even more so the second time I read it! I loved the harsh world we are brought in to, the loving characters we meet, and...

February 07, 2015
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
2.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Over it....

I read these book in college when everyone was reading them and they were "good." However, now that I read YA all the time I know that they are lacking in so many ways! Also, after reading The Host which is also my Myers, I am sad that she wrote...

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