I read fast. Like, super-fast. A book or two a day fast (when I have time, that is. It’s been greatly reduced lately). Because of that superpower, I’m always behind on my reviews, with no chance of ever catching up… except if I do a bunch of short reviews at a time and, taking inspiration from Twitter, do it in just 140 characters. Now, I’m not the first or only one to do this: check out Karen @ For What It’s Worth’s Short and Tweet reviews and TweetViews run by three librarians.
(YA Historical Retelling, 204 pages, February 2014, Walker Childrens)
Highly enjoy this heroine & world. Second book in series tosses reader right back into story, complete with archery contest & lovely romance.
(YA Romantic Fantasy, 288 pages, September 2014, HarperTeen)
Gorgeous cover. Intriguing story within. Can I get a Sir Bird? Every reader needs a bird who can turn into a book. Not my fave of White’s but v. enjoyable.
(YA Paranormal Thriller, 432 pages, August 2014, HarperTeen)
Semi-unreliable narrator in a Peculiar town trying to solve murders. Kept me guessing as to whodunit & freaked me out about feral cats. #donteatme
(YA Paranormal Mystery, 424 pages, May 2013, Katherine Tegen Books)
What IS the Night School? This question propelled me forward. Allie plays the stereotypical rebellious teen. Beware: love triangle, lack of paranormal elements.
(YA Paranormal Mystery, 256 pages, July 2014, HarperTeen)
Expected a mystery but instead got a slow-moving non-story. Gorgeous, yes. But love triangle, lack of plot, meh ending tempered that enjoyment.
(Urban Fantasy, 304 pages, September 2013, Harlequin Luna)
Like the fairy tale twists in this duology. With war comes repercussions that reverberate through this world. Intriguing characters, situations lend to quick-moving story.
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