Tag: Sophomoric

Review: Prophecy by Ellen Oh

Review: Prophecy by Ellen Oh

I started to DNF at 78 pages. Then I changed my mind and picked it back up. Then, at 140 pages I just couldn’t take it anymore. Putting this one down kind of killed me, though. So I ended up picking it back up again and I just skimmed the rest. It bugged me too much to not finish it! First of all, the cover is SO gorgeous! Secondly, I’ve been looking forward to this book since I first heard about […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 15, 2014 | 6 Comments
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DNF Review: Talker 25 by Joshua McCune

DNF Review: Talker 25 by Joshua McCune

Boy, was I looking forward to this book. Because DRAGONS. But…meh.   First of all, I was expecting this awesome Urban Fantasy, and it ended up being a cookie-cutter Dystopian with dragons thrown in the mix. That was my first problem. My second problem was that the character interaction and dialogue was just…absurd.   “Put these on if it’s too bright for you, Callahan. We don’t want you squinting like you’re blocked up or something.” Um…oookaaay. Who says that? And […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on April 26, 2014 | 4 Comments
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DNF Review: Half Bad by Sally Green

DNF Review: Half Bad by Sally Green

Breathtaking, my ass. The only thing “breathtaking” about this book is the cover. Shame on me for falling for that again. I made it to page 77 before I just couldn’t take it anymore. Stabbing myself in the leg would have been more enjoyable.   First of all, the writing was HORRIBLY sophomoric. Why is this labeled YA? It seriously needs to be labeled as a MG book, because it reads like one. It’s sad when you’re so distracted by editing […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on April 19, 2014 | 2 Comments
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