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Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

  I really wanted to like Bloodlines.  Going into it, my attitude was very positive.  I almost immediately found myself out-of-the-loop, and when I thought I could latch on to Sydney as a likable character, that failed me, too.  I was determined to push through it, waiting for the tides to turn, and they just didn’t.  I’m sorry!  I wanted to be all up in the YEAHHHH NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WUT! of this book, but … I can’t. Characters Sydney. … Sydney, Sydney, Sydney.  I really though I was going to like this character.  I thought she and I were […]

Posted July 31, 2017 in Reviews // 6 Comments //
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

  After being burned so many times post-Twilight and The Hunger Games, I’m a bit wary of YA books that smell like they may end up filled with love triangle angst.  There is a time and place, and you never know.  Plus, The City of Ember is marketed for the 8-12 crowd, and I am way, way past that.  I’m pleased to report that none of my concerns were an issue with The City of Ember, and I give it ALL FIVE hearts. Characters ❤︎ I’m not crazy about Doon, but I’m also not crazy about creepy crawlies or hot tempers.  He and […]

Posted July 25, 2017 in Reviews // 8 Comments //