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Skinned by Robin Wasserman

Skinned by Robin Wasserman

This book has just enough dystopia in it to get me excited. Lia Kahn is not a likable protagonist. She is that stereotypical popular bitch that is too pretty, too rich, too perfect. Until she got into a life-changing car accident that killed her body and her memories have been downloaded into an android – her parents’ last futile hope of saving their daughter. The idea is brilliance. I even relatively enjoyed the writing style. What I didn’t enjoy was the preachiness. All dystopia books have a level of preachiness; it comes with the territory. There are, however, different ways […]

Posted March 2, 2012 in Reviews // 0 Comments //
Refurbishing an Old Book

Refurbishing an Old Book

As a blogger, I am immensely guilty of changing the layout of my blog at whim, sometimes multiple times a day.  I get bored with the visual aesthetic and even if nobody else is looking at it, I want to look at something different.  That doesn’t mean I’m about to go off and change my design right now.  Today, my irritation is more based around the way cover art on a book changes.  And changes and changes and changes. To be honest, I like having the different options on cover art when I go to a book store to buy […]

Posted February 15, 2012 in Reading // 2 Comments //