Publisher: HarperTeen

Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Oh. My. God. When this book first started, I loathed Sam and her friends. They were everything I hate in girls – snobby, preppy, shallow. Cheating on tests and copying homework. Making fun of everyone they consider less fortunate. Flirting with teachers (gag). I was disgusted by how Sam and her friends treated other people. And I found it irritating how focused on sex they were, like it was the most important thing in a relationship, or something to gain […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 23, 2011 | 1 Comment
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Review: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Review: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

After reading several awesome reviews for this book, I was really itching to get my hands on it and see what the fuss was all about. So, let’s get the complaints out of the way first. The purple prose really disappointed me (even though I tried not to let it because I was so looking forward to reading this). And the metaphors, good LORD, the metaphors. Every freaking page. A few is one thing, but after the first like, 20, […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 18, 2011 | 1 Comment
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Review: Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston

Review: Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston

This is another one that I didn’t really know what to think of at first. The first page instantly grabbed my attention with talk of Oberon, Titania, and Puck from A Midsummer’s Night dream. While I can’t stand the Shakespearean language (mainly because it’s way above my head, ha), I love the lore of the courts – mainly because of reading the Iron Fey by Julie Kagawa. So, after this first page, my expectations were set high.    Then I […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 8, 2011 | 1 Comment
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Review: Fins are Forever by Tera Lynn Childs

Review: Fins are Forever by Tera Lynn Childs

My first thought upon finishing this book: Ahhhhhhhh. I love happy endings, and I especially love books that leave no loose ends.    There’s trouble in paradise when Lily’s squid-brain cousin, Dosinia, shows up to live with her and learn the ways of humans. Things soon get knee-deep as said cousin takes an instant liking to Lily’s ex-crush. In an ironic twist of fate, Lily makes an unexpected trip home to visit.   I must say I admire Lily for […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 4, 2011 | 1 Comment
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