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Book Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Book Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Insurgent is the sequel to the action-packed, dystopian Divergent. War is upon them and there’s a conflict between factions. Four and Tris seek refuge in other factions in hopes of gaining allies to defeat the Dauntless. As they run for their lives, they uncover secrets […]

Book Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth

Book Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth

In a futuristic world where society is divided into 5 virtue-based factions — Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent), Beatrice Prior must choose between her family and embracing who she is. During the competitive initiation, she […]

Book Review: Delirium by Lauren Oliver

Book Review: Delirium by Lauren Oliver

The story takes place in a world where love is viewed as a disease that has to be eradicated. A cure was developed and the government demanded all citizens get inoculate once they turn eighteen. It’s a scheduled procedure and Lena Holoway has looked forward […]

Book Review: Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins

Book Review: Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins

Just when Sophie learns to accept her powers and what she is, it all gets taken away from her. She finds herself defenseless and alone at the hands of her enemies. It’s not over yet! She uncovers another secret held from her and as an epic […]

Book Review: Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins

Book Review: Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins

Demonglass is where things get more interesting. I liked this more than the first book. A lot of things happened and the romance part made me giddy. Secrets were also revealed, things I didn’t expect. Read my review after the jump. Beware, spoilers ahead.   Demonglass (Hex […]

Book Review: Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins

Book Review: Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins

One of my new year’s resolution is to read more books but every month, I fail to read anything. A few weeks back I started reading Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins. It had an interesting plot and once I started reading, I couldn’t put it […]

Book Review: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

Book Review: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

A popular children’s book, A Series of Unfortunate Events is about the orphaned Baudelaire children who seem to have the worst luck in the world. They are gifted/talented children, but they often encounter unusual and challenging situations. Their story is not for the faint of heart. The dangerous […]

Book Review: Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris

Book Review: Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris

Living Dead in Dallas is the second book from The Southern Vampire Mysteries, written by Charlaine Harris. The second season of HBO’s True Blood is loosely based on this book. I say loosely because the story may be similar, but there’s a difference in the […]