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By: Melanie | February 15, 2015 | (83) Comments

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Being someone who hasn’t read anything by Ally Carter before, I went into this book… not expecting all that much. But knowing that Ms. Carter’s previous books have all been something along the lines of a mystery thriller-y espionage kinda thing, let me assure you now, this isn’t anything like that. Heck, this book is definitely something that I wouldn’t think you’ve picked up beforehand. It’s original right to it’s roots. All Fall Down combines a world of diplomacy and the repercussions of death into […]

By: Melanie | December 9, 2014 | (48) Comments

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The movie has been out for a while now, and if you want to read my review of the movie, click here. For me, The Maze Runner failed to keep me interested. Here are my reasons. FYI, there are spoilers so if you haven’t read the book/ watched the movie, please just skip this and read my last paragraph. 1. The main character’s a Gary Stu. So when Thomas arrives at The Glade, pretty much everything starts happening. He’s the first one […]

By: Melanie | May 8, 2014 | (32) Comments

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After the endless praise and fangirling for the Dante Walker series, I was hoping Fire & Flood would deliver correspondingly. Instead, I got a cheap version of The Hunger Games with a dash of Pokemon. No second thoughts aside, Fire & Flood was lacking originality. We got a pin, an Effie-replica, a rush to the Cornucopia (but this time for eggs). The main character’s motive to enter the game was to save her sibling, the competitors were thrown into an unknown environment […]

By: Melanie | November 20, 2013 | (23) Comments

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I feel somewhat conflicted with The Killing Woods. I have heard the ongoing praise for Stolen: A Letter To My Captor so I simply assumed that Lucy Christopher’s latest had to be an exceptional read. Unfortunately, I was mistaken. Either 1) my expectations were unreachably high or 2) I failed to resonate and connect with this novel like others have. Honestly, it’s both reasons. I had expectations for a flawlessly narrated novel but then began to struggle to connect with the suddenly […]

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