The Big Finale [Winter]: A Review

Today, I am so excited to review Winter by Marissa Meyer!! The Lunar Chronicles has become one of my favorite series (see reviews of Cinder, Scarlet, Fairest, and Cress) and I anxiously awaited the debut of Winter last November. My sweet husband bought me the entire series for Christmas! I started Winter right away, but I read …

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It Just Keeps Getting Better [Cress]: A Review

I am back today with a review of the third book in what is quickly becoming one of my favorite series (check out my reviews of Cinder and Scarlet). The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer continues in Cress-- focusing on the fairy tale of Rapunzel. A few thoughts before I delve into this book. This novel was as …

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Reimagining Cinderella in [Cinder]: A Review

I kept hearing great things about the Lunar Chronicles here in the blogging world. So I finally checked out Cinder from the library and devoured it. It was not what I expected. Cinder by Marissa Meyer is the first book in the Lunar Chronicles. It follows the experiences of Cinder, a teenage cyborg, who is also …

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All the Hype [The Maze Runner]: A Review

The Maze Runner is one of those books that has become overwhelmingly popular. As such, it morphs into a new genre of sorts. I sometimes find myself already disliking books that achieve celebrity status--especially in young adult literature. Often, before I even read them, I don't like them. But I finally gave The Maze Runner …

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The Value of Being [Matched]: A Review

Hi everyone! I'm excited to bring you a review of a recent read of mine. I read Matched quickly. It reminded me of The Giver, which I recently reread and fell in love with again. However, I have mixed thoughts about Matched. Matched by Ally Condie is a dystopian novel set in a society where every decision is …

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