My Rating: ★★★★★ Genre(s): Young Adult; Sci-fi Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] Lyra - From a distance, the Haven Institute, tucked away on a private island off the coast of Florida, looks serene and even beautiful. But up close the locked doors, military guards, and biohazard suits tell a different story. In truth, it is a clandestine research facility where … Continue reading Book Review: Replica by Lauren Oliver — NO SPOILERS
Lauren Oliver is interesting. She writes books that keep you guessing, and then all of a sudden she balls up the entire plot into a fist and punches you in the face with it. I hope that she continues writing YA so she can keep punching me in the face.
Prompt: If you liked this… You should try this… If you liked the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling, you should try the Children of the Red King series by Jenny Nimmo. Seriously, boy with glasses and magical abilities goes to a boarding school with children who also have magical abilities. Sinister baddie may or may not be … Continue reading Daily Bookish Challenges | Day Four: Tuesday, October 20
My Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre: Adult Literature, Contemporary Literature Plot: Richard Walker has just died, and his estranged family returns to his home to clean out the years of hoarding he's left behind. However, the family does not realize that they're not alone-- the house is very much alive and aware of their presence. Alice and Sandra, … Continue reading Book Review: Rooms by Lauren Oliver
My Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre: Young adult; Dystopian Plot: Growing up in a world where love is a curable disease, Lena has only known that 1) she never wants to get the disease and 2) the disease kills people. She will be safe as soon as she is old enough and has the procedure that will alter … Continue reading Book Review: Delirium by Lauren Oliver
My Rating: ★★★★★ Genre: Young Adult Goodreads Plot: For popular high school senior Samantha Kingston, February 12—"Cupid Day"—should be one big party, a day of valentines and roses and the privileges that come with being at the top of the social pyramid. And it is…until she dies in a terrible accident that night. [click the link above to … Continue reading Book Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver [SPOILERS]