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May 20, 2014
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Loved this book

This was my favorite book of the month. So touching and so funny. I finished it and gave it too my daughter to read immediately. Let's start with Lexi. Spoiled, self-centered and rich. I wanted to smack her at times and I thought...

March 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Good Read

I did like the book this is the authors debut and as a story teller this was a well crafted book. As a reader I always love being transported to different worlds, but this transported me to a different time and I enjoyed that also. Whitechapel is so...

March 26, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Wow

Wow what a compelling read. The horrors that Laurence face it is amazing how he prevails. I was touched and moved to tear by the way these children were neglected and abused, but through it all they live. I also found myself surprised that this was not a downer book....

October 26, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Wow

Loved this book, could not and did not want to put it down. Tris is a great heroine and look forward to reading the next book. Loved Tris strength, determination and passion to follow her own path.

October 15, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Pretty or Else

I found this a great book. Taking a hard look at humanity. In a world driven by beauty obsessed society can one person truly stay unique. This book take a look at peer pressure in the purest form for any sixteen year old fitting in is a major part...

October 09, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Action Packed Read

The master story telling skills of Alexander Gordon Smith made this a nail-biting gut-wrenching tale. This book was another page turning adventure that was adrenaline pumping, heart racing detail and keep you reading. The vivid characters and the revelation of new secrets...

October 09, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Good Read

This was a fast paced book and thriller to the end. Action packed from the first page. You really feel sorry for Alex and his friends and question the justice system. The writing made you flinch with every new creature that was described in this book. This is an adrenaline...

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