Reviews written by Samantha Gregory, Staff Reviewer

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December 14, 2021 (Updated: January 10, 2022)
Overall rating
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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4.0
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Young Adult Indie
Greek myth comes to life

Siobhan and her friends find a stranger in the woods and the encounter ends with Siobhan growing a pair of wings! That's just the start of her problems. She learns that the Greek myths were real and she is reincarnated from them. The man from the woods, Jasper, is her...

October 26, 2021 (Updated: January 10, 2022)
Overall rating
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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N/A
Characters (if applicable)
 
4.0
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Young Adult Indie
A great story with a twist

Ann is found shot on a riverbank with no memory of who she is. Rescued by two guys, she learns of the strange world of Readers and that she may be one herself. What I Loved: Ann is a great character. Despite losing her memory...

October 16, 2021 (Updated: January 10, 2022)
Overall rating
 
4.3
Writing Style
 
4.0
Plot/Story
 
5.0
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N/A
Characters (if applicable)
 
4.0
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A Fascinating Read

A fascinating look at what future tech could evolve to, with a teenage girl taking part in a program to work with androids at her school. What starts as an exciting opportunity, soon turns Charlotte's world upside down. What I Loved: Most futuristic books tend to deal...

August 04, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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An entertaining read

Leo is set to become the new Woodlander and when she learns that magical creatures exist, her entire world changes forever. This book opened well and drew me in. Leo was an interesting characters and I enjoyed reading her story. I would recommend it.

May 02, 2021
Overall rating
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Plot/Story
 
3.0
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An interesting mystery

This book had some good ideas, especially a young man coming to terms with his sexuality, but it felt somewhat rushed when it came to his relationship. I did enjoy the ghost element and his powers.

March 02, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.7
Writing Style
 
5.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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N/A
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N/A
Editing/Design Quality
 
5.0
Young Adult Indie
A great story

Lily can see the future and when she sees her friend killed, she tries to save her. Lily is an great character and from the first page you can tell she doesn't follow the rules. She is headstrong and determined to change the future. An enjoyable read, I would recommend...

November 30, 2020
Overall rating
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable)
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable)
 
4.0
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Young Adult Indie
An intriguing story

An intriguing tale of forbidden love as two young lovers fight to stay together. Well written and entertaining. I would definitely recommend it.

September 29, 2020
Overall rating
 
3.5
Writing Style
 
3.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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N/A
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Young Adult Indie
Asks some intriguing questions

My Skull Possession is a book which seems to be scaring people to death. Brighton wants to find out the truth, along with her friend Kate. They research curses, looking for the answers. But a book can't kill people, can it? The story was interesting and I wanted...

July 25, 2020
Overall rating
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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N/A
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Weird but entertaining

A different take on Academy books with the main character as an alien from another planet, sent to observe humans. Things go well until she falls for one. A slightly weird but entertaining tale. I would recommend it

June 16, 2020
Overall rating
 
4.5
Writing Style
 
5.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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N/A
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Young Adult Indie
An entertaining read

An enjoyable tale of a young woman who loses her sister and her sight to the Fae, but that is just the start of her troubles. Well written with a great main character. Highly recommended

May 05, 2020
Overall rating
 
4.5
Writing Style
 
5.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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N/A
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Young Adult Indie
A Mystery to be Solved

Children are disappearing at a camp and coming back confused, with no memory of what happened. Abe, one of the counselors, sets out to discover the truth. This was an enjoyable story, it jumped straight into the mystery and kept me reading. I would recommend it.

April 23, 2020
Overall rating
 
4.5
Writing Style
 
5.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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N/A
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Young Adult Indie
Travel Back in Time

Sophia goes back in time, taking her little brother along for the ride. Trapped in Victorian England, they find themselves in danger. Can they find their way back home? A well written tale with a strong lead. I enjoyed the story and it was refreshing to read a new take...

March 02, 2020
Overall rating
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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N/A
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Young Adult Indie
Ghosts of Lock Tower

Abby finds herself investigating when a girl is found dead on campus. She has been having strange dreams and the murder appears to be connected. Can she figure it out? An interesting story with a lot going on. Abby is a great character and I enjoyed reading...

February 29, 2020
Overall rating
 
4.5
Writing Style
 
5.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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N/A
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Young Adult Indie
Myths Come To Life

Emily goes to work at Myth Management HQ where it is her job to help control mythical creatures. When she gets a mysterious message from an Oracle, it will turn her world upside down. The book was well written, entertaining and bizarre at times but in a good way. I...

January 27, 2020
Overall rating
 
4.5
Writing Style
 
5.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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N/A
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Young Adult Indie
A Futuristic Action Adventure

Milla steals an armband and an identity which could put her to death if she is found out. She takes part in a competition with future tech that enables her to transfer her consciousness into an avatar. I really like the ideas in this story. Milla is desperate and only...

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