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August 19, 2011
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
simply wow

Delirium reminds me of other books like Matched by Ally Condie. The writing is fluid Lauren Oliver writes beautifully. But the story is slow going and I had a very hard time believing that love could be a disease. Oliver writes a story where love was...

August 19, 2011
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Plot 
 
2.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
2.0
Young Adult Fiction
scooby doo vibe

Hildy biddle is a 16 year old junior of Banesville high. Her dream is to become a journalist like her father once was before his death a few years ago. she is a Journalist for her school news paper called the core. she lives in a small town...

July 16, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
A BOOK WITH AN IMPORTANT LESSON!

This book is about a young girls suicide and what led her to that point.Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker, his class mate who killed herself....

July 15, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
I loved this first book

These books are like Jane Austin meets Gossip girl. Everybody is meant to act right like ladies of society but i dont think anybody actually does! After the death of her father Elizabeth Holland (darling of society) is made to marry since her father left them in a lot...

July 15, 2011
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Good start has its faults but worth the read

I loved the idea of females being the powerful sex in this world, goddesses and such it was fun to see. Zoey and Stevie Rae really grow and change embracing there gifts given to them (lots of girl power). Aphrodite I have to say was one of...

July 14, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
great start, flappers, speakeasies and NY city lights

Bright young things is about two friends wanting to escape a small Midwestern town for the big city. Each have there own dreams to chase, Letty wants to be on the Stage and be a star while Cordelia is looking for the Father (a bootlegger & gangster) she has never...

July 14, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Fey, lore and magic

ash is a teenage high school student who can see the Fey not that she tells anybody its a secret shes kept since a child... her grandmother raised her to pretend NOT to see them. WHY? because they would kill her just like they did her mother. Until one...

July 14, 2011 (Updated: July 14, 2011)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
SO ROMANTIC

THE CULLENS ARE A FAMILY WHO TRY AND LIVE A NORMAL LIFE AND DO EVERYDAY THINGS, BUT THEY HAVE A SECRET, THERE VAMPIRES. WHEN EDWARD FINDS HIMSELF DRAWN TO BELLA SWAN THE SECRET BECOMES HARDER TO KEEP. ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU HAVE "BAD" VAMPIRES LIKE VICTORIA HANGING AROUND JUST...

July 14, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
I liked it but i felt a little frustrated

Here's the thing I think I waited so long for this that I wanted it to be the most perfect book ever my estimations where extremely high indeed, so I think whatever I say may be a little unfair because of course it wasn't...

July 12, 2011
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
My favorite book so far this year

GO OUT AND BUY THESE BOOKS! I found them totally amazing I want to say my most favorite books so far this year. Since Curse work good or bad is against the law the "workers" are now mobsters from crime families who do curse work on the black...

July 12, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
great series

I have finally finished all of the Sweep books by Cate Tiernan. I really like the series there are 15 books in total. However now they have out 3books in one. So price wise its fantastic! Sweep is about a teenage girl called Morgan Rowlands, who discovers that she...

July 12, 2011
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
dont love it dont hate it... its ok

I like the series I do! I read the books very fast and it holds some great characters. Miles I love! very camp and funny.. The story has a lot of dynamic and can go far, however this is not twilight and I feel a lot...

July 12, 2011
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
my favorite of the series

First of all Ive read many reviews and comments about the book dealing with Rape, drugs and other dark issues, being a young adult book maybe its not suitable? I don't feel this is the case... This book is dark but its dealing with the dark court...

July 11, 2011
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
hooked on these books!

I was extremely excited for this second book and it did not fail to impress me. I love this book just as much as the first.. Becca Fitzpatrick is fastly becoming my favorite Author. I enjoy her writing style and the fact that all...

July 11, 2011
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
bad start. good end

I was about to just stop reading, but I don't like giving up on a book half read. I am pleased I did stick with it! after the first 50 or so pages the story really does get better. My main issue was I...

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