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Black Flowers, White Lies – A YA Thriller

Book Review : Black Flowers, White Lies  By Yvonne Ventresca Spoiler Alert! Summary Her father died before she was born, but Ella Benton knows they have a supernatural connection. Since her mother discourages these beliefs, Ella keeps her cemetery visits secret. But … Continue reading

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“Dangerous” – Is It Cliche´ Or Trailblazing?

Book Review : Dangerous  By Shannon Hale Spoiler Alert!     Maisie Danger Brown just wanted to get away from home for a bit, see something new. She never intended to fall in love. And she never imagined stumbling into a … Continue reading

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“Michael Vey, Rise of the Elgen” – Does the Hero Remain An Average Misfit?

 Michael Vey, Rise of the Elgen by Richard Paul Evans Spoiler Alert! Michael was born with special electrical powers—and he’s not the only one. His friend Taylor has them too, and so do other kids around the world. With Michael’s … Continue reading

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“Under the Never Sky” – A Million Ways to Die. One Way to Live

Book Review : Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi Spoiler Alert! The living conditions in the Pods are stark and gray, but it doesn’t matter because everyone can travel through the Realms. The Realms are a virtual reality where … Continue reading

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“Wildwood Dancing” – A Modern Interpretation of a Classic Fairy Tale

Book Review : Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier Spoiler Alert! Jena and her sisters came to live at Piscul Dracului, an old stone castle, about nine years ago. By chance they found a portal to enter the Other Kingdom and … Continue reading

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“Bloody Jack” – What Level Of Sexual Content Is Appropriate In A Young Adult Novel?

Book Review : Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer Spoiler Alert! Mary Faber is thrust on the streets as an orphan when her parents and sister die. Her clothes are stolen and then she is taken in by the Charlie the … Continue reading

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“The Predicteds” – When A Good Premise Just Doesn’t Make The Grade

Book Review : The Predicteds by Christine Seifert Spoiler Alert! Daphne Wright has just moved and attends Quiet High. Daphne never has a good first day at school and Quiet High is not an exception. First she starts choking on … Continue reading

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