Reviews written by Riley Peek

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July 01, 2011
Overall rating
 
3.0
Plot
 
2.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Bump It Off

The book was not one that I would recommend to anyone. I was really looking forward to reading this book, and was completely let down by it. I feel like the book should have been a lot more drawn out, and that we should have had more time to meet...

July 01, 2011
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
'Bitter End' Review

Bitter End is about a girl named Alex who has spent her life with one parent, two sisters, and two bestfriends. She works at a local hangout called The Bread Bowl (I love the name) and lives an absolutely normal life. It isn't like the whole "normal life" thing changes,...

June 30, 2011
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Review of 'Vesper'

Right when I began this book, I was immediately hooked on the mysterious link between Emily Webb and the murdered Emily Cooke. The book opens with a bang, announcing the death of a popular girl at Emily Webb's school. Emily soon begins to act strange when night falls and makes...

June 30, 2011
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Review of 'Paper Towns'

Paper Towns is about a boy named Quentin who has been infatuated with a girl named Margo Roth Speigelman for all of his life. Margo appears in his room one night and they embark on an all-night revenge-seeking adventure. The next day at school, Margo is not there. Nor the...

June 30, 2011
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
The BEST Potter Book

Considering I've loved Harry Potter for ten years, I've had a lot of time to think through which book was my favorite. Without a doubt, 'Phoenix' is it. The story incorporates the most realistic Harry that we've seen in any of the books prior, and even in 'Prince' and 'Hallows'....

June 30, 2011
Overall rating
 
3.7
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Oh...Eragon...

'Eragon' is not a gripping story. I love dragonlore and I love how Paolini incorporates the mind link between Saphira, the dragon, and Eragon, the human. The characters are very hard to like, especially Eragon. He seems like your average, YA hero who's going to make it through, but that's...

June 30, 2011
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
The Pros and Cons of 'The Hunger Games'

I didn't realize how much I loved this book until I reread it. I hate rereading books, mostly because I love the experience of reading a book for the first time, and rereading the book sort of takes away all the magic for me. This book is one of the...

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