Reviews written by Sheri Larsen

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June 14, 2013
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Bold Voices Continue This Saga In A New Way

I am a huge Wicked Lovely fan. As the series has progressed, I've been in the minority of approval when it came to the direction Melissa Marr chose to take the books at times. I loved how she explored different characters from altered angles and views. She gave them background...

June 14, 2013
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Living, But Not

Although this is a twisted tale of finding oneself, which is found in many YA stories, the difference here is the one searching for her true self has been lost for many years....Not your typical teen story. This isn't the average teen searching her inner...

June 14, 2013
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Love Beyond Boundaries

Paced with action and mystery in mind, the story quickly moves beyond the typical teen sighting--average girl notices the exquisite-looking boy--into a realm of magic and dark intrigue, twisting among ancient legends of gypsies where potions and spells are real. As Anne wonders who this boy...

June 14, 2013
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Inner Conflicts Abound!

IF I TELL explores the age-old struggle of discovering information that could hurt someone if revealed and what to do with that information. And being a teen takes it to a new level. Jasmine is very easy to like, probably because she's like some teens who...

June 14, 2013
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Sisterhood, Illness, & Finding One's Teenage Self

Firstly, I LOVE the cover! Some might think it's simple, but it fits. There's something about the image of broken petals on the grass that speaks to me. The color palette is also very inviting. I'M NOT HER gives the reader a real glimpse into the...

June 14, 2013
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Life After Death, Only Not Really

Riveting debut brimming with heart-wrenching endings, thought-provoking beginnings, and unforeseen choices in a world that only death can bring on. Taking the initial quote from SANCTUM'S blurb: "My plan: Get into the city. Get Nadia. Find a way out. Simple." Now, we all know that nothing is...

June 14, 2013
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Think Modern Frankenstein & Gripping Romance!

Riveting with a morbid edge that will keep the reader reeling until the very last line. The story opens nicely, sharing with ease Emma's relationship with her immediate family, BFF, and infectious pain over the death of her boyfriend Daniel. Her reaction to the new boy, Alex...

June 14, 2013
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Control In the Mist of Power

A tale of action, intrigue, and the undying spark of human nature to fight for survival. The sequel continues in Freedom, where the world is still broken and being free still translates to submissive behavior and doing what the government orders. Two new characters are introduced,...

June 14, 2013
Overall rating
 
4.3
Writing Style
 
4.0
Plot/Story
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable)
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable)
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality
 
4.0
Young Adult Indie
A Twist on What You Thought About Angels

Intriguing view of angels, their purpose and interaction with the human race, twisted around a young girl, her brother, and an ancient text older than the Bible. Clever yet subtle details slowly weave this tale into an inevitable and delectable whirlwind. From the interesting relationship Grace appears...

June 14, 2013
Overall rating
 
4.5
Writing Style
 
5.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable)
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable)
 
N/A
Editing/Design Quality
 
N/A
Young Adult Indie
Young Romance of Chances and Choices

A sweet, young romance of chance, choices, and a little stubborn tease. First glance at the cover image (including the font choice, which I love!), and you just know sweetness is on its way. Harley has a strong sense about her, yet a snippet...

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