Reviews written by Jennifer Howard McCoy

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July 31, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
2.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Great characters, but slow

Dirty Little Secret by Jennifer Echols ARC received from Jennifer On Shelves Now Reviewed by Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Great setting with heartfelt characters, but slow with the plot line I am a huge fan of Jennifer Echols books. I...

July 31, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Loved the unique idea, but slow at times

Chantress by Amy Butler Greenfield eARC received from Margaret K. McElderry Books Release Date: 5-7-2013 Reveiwed by: Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Amazing new idea, but needs more world building I was so happy to be approved to read...

July 31, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
A Gothic Horror That Stole My Breath Away

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke ARC received from Penguin Teen Release Date: 8-15-2013 Reviewed by Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Enchanting, Grotesque, and Utterly Beautiful Have you ever been completely swept away by...

July 31, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Good horror, though too long

Another Little Piece by Kate Karyus Quinn eARC received from HarperTeen via Edelweiss On Shelves Now Reviewed by: Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Dark, Gritty, and Unsettling I love and hate horror movies. I love them because I like...

March 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
JLA can do no wrong!

Apollyon by Jennifer L. Armentrout ARC received from Spencer Hill Press Release Date: Reviewed by: Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Ominous, Overwhelming, and Perfect Alex. Aiden. Seth. Their past is keeping them together; their present...

March 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Hilarious and Witty, but didn't blow me away

Also Known As by Robin Benway eARC received from Bloomsbury Release Date: 2-26-2013 Reviewed by: Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Witty and Hysterical Spies. That’s all I needed to read before I was sold on this one. ...

March 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Good, but not up to the hype

Cinder by Marissa Meyer Published by Feiwel and Friends On Shelves Now Reviewed by: Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Charming (as in Prince….hehehe), Captivating, and Cool So, I finally broke down and read Cinder because I have an ARC of...

March 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
2.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Slow at times with plot holes, but I still enjoyed it

Dance of Shadows by Yelena Black eARC received from Bloomsbury via Netgalley Release Date: On Shelves Now Reviewed by: Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Dark and Chilling I will admit that the cover is what drew me to this...

March 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A Great Sequel!

Once by Anna Carey Published by HarperTeen On Shelves Now Reviewed by: Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Action-packed and romantic I was heart-broken when this book started and Eve had been in Califia for a few months without Caleb. ...

March 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Fun read, perfect for any age

Poison by Bridget Zinn ARC received from Disney Hyperion Release Date: 3-12-2013 Reviewed by: Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Enchanting, Enigmatic, and Endearing From the first look at Poison, I really didn’t know what to expect. The blurb...

March 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
A Disappointing Ending

Rise by Anna Carey ARC received from Harper Teen Release Date: 4-2-2013 Reviewed by: Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Sadly, a great story with a very disappointing ending Okay….so I’m not even sure where to start with this one....

March 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Loved it! Much better than Cinder.

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer ARC received from Feiwel & Friends (Macmillan) Release Date: 2-5-2013 Reviewed by: Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Shocking, Salacious, and Seriously Awesome! So, I read Cinder and Scarlet in the last few weeks, and while Cinder...

March 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Nice ending to a trilogy--but Kate drove me mad!

The Goddess Inheritance by Aimee Carter ARC received from Harlequin Teen Release Date: 2-26-2013 Reviewed by: Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Traumatic, Tempting and Thrilling (If you have NOT read the first two in this series, do not read...

March 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Loved it!

The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett eARC received from Tor Teen via Netgalley Release Date: 3-5-2013 Reviewed by: Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Ethereal, Gripping, and Dazzling I have been looking forward to reading The Nightmare Affair ever since I...

March 01, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Great YA Thriller

Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanof Published by Razorbill (Penguin) On Shelves Now Reviewed by Middle Sis Jenn The Sisters Say: Creepy and Thrilling with a touch of sweet romance This is one of those books where you read it and then wonder, “Why...

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