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Review: Made for You by Melissa Marr

Melissa Marr’s latest is the magic-light tale of Eva, a southern princess (child of the elite in the tiny town of Jessup, NC) who after being struck by a car and left for dead finds herself with the unpredictable ability … Continue reading

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Review: Sunshine by Robin McKinley

Sunshine’s life is changed forever when, while out for a walk by the lake, she is kidnapped by vampires and left, chained to a wall, to be prey to an enemy they’ve captured and have been torturing. It’s a game, … Continue reading

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Review: Deerskin by Robin McKinley

Deerskin is a fairytale princess, the daughter of the most beautiful woman in seven kingdoms who married a great king and whose love was so legendary it eclipsed everything, including her own existence. Admired and loved the king and queen … Continue reading

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Review: Gotham Academy #1

Soooo many questions left after this one. First, I love the cover and the very idea (A Gotham Prep School?) The execution is dark and creepy, a lot like Batman meets Hogwarts. Olive is in her second year at GA … Continue reading

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Review: My Soul to Save by Rachel Vincent

For a book all about death, demons and soul selling, My Soul to Save isn’t that dark of a book. The second book in the Soul Screamers series by Rachel Vincent, it again follows Kaylee, a bean sidhe (banshee) by … Continue reading

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Review: Runaways volume 2

On the run from their murderous parents (who framed them for the murder) teens Alex, Chase, Gert, Karolina, Molly and Nico have tons to learn. They aren’t exactly close friends, they have pretty…,um, classic views of superheros and villains, no … Continue reading

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Review: New Mutants volume 2

Poor New Mutants. Professor X just “rescued” them from their homes to train them to control their mutant powers and their first field trip finds them lost in the Amazon, taken captive by a secret city modelling itself after Rome … Continue reading

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Review: My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent

Kaylee is a bean sidhe (read “banshee”), a herald of death, though she learns this on the edge of a mental breakdown over her mysterious panic attacks that come when she is close to someone who is about to die. … Continue reading

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Review: Zombie Youth: Book 2: Borrowed Time by H.E.Goodhue

Zombie Youth: Borrowed Time is a masterful example of the way a work can defy target audience and genre: a true crossover for fans of horror, armageddon, and coming of age (with zombies). By intertwining several survival factions, each with a … Continue reading

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Review: Any Witch Way by Annastaysia Savage

Sadie has spent the last three years of her life in foster care due to her mother’s death in a car wreck.  However, Sadie doesn’t believe her mom is dead….and has suffered the ridicule of her classmates over it.  Now, … Continue reading

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