Reviews written by Shalena Mathews

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January 10, 2014 (Updated: January 10, 2014)
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5.0
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Characters 
 
5.0
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5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Quirk Review: The Archived (The Archived #1) by Victoria Schwab

PREFACE: After reading Victoria Schwab's The Near Witch, meeting her, and following her on Twitter, there was, is, no way that I will ever not read one of her books. So when my wondermous friend Meg from Myth-Illogical received a copy of The Archived, she graciously lent it to...

January 10, 2014 (Updated: January 10, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Quirk Review: Across the Universe (Across the Universe #1) by Beth Revis

PREFACE: Beth Revis' sci-fi trilogy is one you cannot escape in the YA world. I tried to read it and stopped not that far in because I just wasn't feeling it at the time. I gave it another chance recently and am very glad that I did because the...

January 10, 2014 (Updated: January 10, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Quirk Review: Infinityglass (Hourglass #3) by Myra McEntire

PREFACE: After reading and falling in love with the Hourglass world and its characters, I was excited to finish the series. I had no hesitations going into this because I adore Myra McEntire and I couldn't wait to meet the characters again, and some ones as well. ...

January 10, 2014 (Updated: January 10, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Quirk Review: Timepiece (Hourglass #2) by Myra McEntire

PREFACE: I loved Myra McEntire's debut novel, Hourglass, so of course I was going to read the sequel, Timepiece. And when I found out that it was from a different character's perspective, specifically a character I adored from the first book, color me EXCITED. I was lucky enough to...

January 10, 2014 (Updated: January 10, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Quirk Review: Hourglass by Myra McEntire

Hourglass was one of those books I knew I would love. The reasons? First, the author, Myra McEntire, is hilarious on her Twitter feed and blog, as well as being generally awesome and generous. Second, Myra lives in Tennessee, and she set Hourglass in Tennessee. I love my home state,...

January 10, 2014 (Updated: January 10, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Quirk Review: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

It took me a really long time to actually pick up this book and read it. Having dealt personally with suicide and similar issues, I just don't gravitate toward reading books that deal with them. But I did. I can't say I'm glad I did, but I...

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