Reviews written by Cresta McGowan

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April 08, 2012
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Ruined by Paula Morris

It is not often that I read a "ghost story" and truly love it. The only other book that grabbed me this way about an ethereal being was Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger (and reading this book made me want to re-read Niffenegger's book because it was just...

April 08, 2012
Overall rating
 
3.7
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr

Sara Zarr is one of my favorite YA authors. She doesn't implore the use of paranormal or fantasy in her writing - just good ol' fashioned story telling. Stories that appeal youth and adults alike. I met her four years ago when she was doing a book...

April 08, 2012
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Crossed by Ally Condie

Crossed is the sequel to the amazing book Matched by Ally Condie. It is the second book in the trilogy. Crossed continues to follow the life of Cassia Reyes and her quest to find the boy she loves and the redemption from her Society life, The Rising....

April 08, 2012
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Matched by Ally Condie

Love triangle. Yep - that's the premise for Cassia Reyes in Matched by Ally Condie. But, before you think "not another teen drama" give Matched a chance. I read the book in three days, could not put it down. A love triangle exists, because we all...

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