Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Review: The Lovely and the Lost by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Review: The Lovely and the Lost by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on April 10, 2020 | 1 Comment

This book is a bit hard for me to review, because I had some pretty mixed feelings about it. First of all, I absolutely LOVED the dogs and the search and rescue aspect, that was definitely the selling point! I love animals in stories, and the dogs were a forefront in this one. I also really loved the wilderness setting – it actually reminded me hardcore of Homeward Bound! But, if you remove those two elements that I was quite […]

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Review: Every Other Day by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Review: Every Other Day by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

This book and I had a love/hate relationship. On one hand, I kind of hated it. The writing was HORRIBLY sophomoric, the interactions were juvenile, and the action scenes weren’t really believable. The writing didn’t sell the story. I think this had the potential to be an awesome book if the execution had been better. The beginning was rough for me. I was really struggling for a while. The attempt at humor was so ridiculous it had me rolling my eyes and […]

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Review: Raised by Wolves by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Review: Raised by Wolves by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on July 5, 2012 | 3 Comments

This one dragged a bit in the beginning for me, but around page 100 or so – when Bryn opens her mind to the pack – it really picked up and from then on, the rest of the book flew by. Bryn was only 15, but had a mature voice. I felt as if it was a bit too mature at times – and really, what kind of 15-year-old uses words like obfuscation, eschewed, and impertinent? I don’t mind big […]

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