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April 10, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Holly Black Never Let's Down

There's not much I can say without giving spoilers. So like the novel this review will be short and sweet. The main protagonist discovers a 'nice' vampire hot guy and decides to help him out by taking him to the nearest Cold Town. Cold Towns are quarantined areas in...

Sam
Sam
May 22, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Future Sweet Childhood Memory

The Race for Polldovia is the adventure of young 9 year old Sophia, whom often has vivid daydreams of a princess and her kingdom called Polldovia. One day she finds herself in the world of Polldovia with Princess Polly in the middle of a dangerous quest to prevent war. Can...

Sam
Sam
May 22, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
2.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Not for Court Life

The Wild Queen is another Carolyn Meyer historical fiction. I have read a few of her other Young Royal books so I went in with expetations of loving it. I however was dissapointed. The Wild Queen recounts the life of Mary Queen of Scots as a little girl till her...

Sam
Sam
May 06, 2014
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
PICK IT UP NOW!

I picked up Dealing with Dragons in the clearance section of my local Half Price Books. It was $1 and being a sucker for dragons (as you can see a dragon on the cover) I bought it. Now this book is VERY TINY. So I read it in my last...

Sam
Sam
June 09, 2013 (Updated: June 09, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Kids Fiction
Just Trying to Help

This book focuses on young Jess who lives on a military base with her mother and baby sister. With her best friend, Jess has put together Operation Oleander; a program the gives donated school supplies to orphans in Afghanistan. Her father has been deployed to Afghanistan and delivers Operation Oleander's...

Sam
Sam
March 05, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
A Possible Great Stand Alone

For starters I have not read any of the previous four books to this series. I honestly thought this was just a sequel to Face on the Milk Carton. Oh well, I wrote the title as is bc it is possible to read just Janie Face to Face and enjoy...

Sam
Sam
March 05, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Great read, scary width!

Overall I loved this book! Yes, it lllloooooonnnnggg, but in my opinion its worth it! I def plan of reading the next two books! As soon as mid terms are over........ Happy Reading!

Sam
Sam
February 02, 2013 (Updated: February 02, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Personal Effects

I would recommend this because of the subject material of the book. I think despite the ending a lot of people could really learn something from reading Personal Effects. I won a copy from YABookCentral; Thank you :)

Sam
Sam
June 28, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
2.0
Young Adult Fiction
Traveling

Anyway I barrowed a copy from my friend and I wanted to read Passion before I got my copy of Rapture. :)

Sam
Sam
June 28, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Rapture

I LOVED it!

Sam
Sam
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