Category Archives: Reviews

Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

I tore through the pages of Cinder by Marissa Meyer. And for good reason. Cinder follows the titular character, a cyborg living in a futuristic Asia put to work by her legal guardian and ignored by most everyone else. But once … Continue reading

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Catching Fire Film Review

By Meg Cook Okay, so I know this is ridiculously late, but I wanted to post it anyway. For those of you who haven’t read/watched Catching Fire, SPOILER ALERT! Stop reading this review and go read Catching Fire immediately! I … Continue reading

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Putting the Fantastic in Realism

World building. It’s a term that is generally connected to epic fantasy, sci-fi and dystopian universes. When I say world building, I think about Tolkien slaving over Elvish dictionaries and George R.R. Martin constructing house sigils. Let’s just take a … Continue reading

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The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson

Disclaimer 1: Maureen gave me (and everyone who preordered this book) free stickers. I’m not saying this swayed my review, but I am saying that I’ve never openly disliked anything that left me with a pocketful of stickers[1]  Disclaimer 2: … Continue reading

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Review of Graceling by Kristen Cashore

 Having grown-up with the feisty girl-knight in Tamora Pierce’s Song of the Lioness series, I cannot get my fill of sword-wielding, arrow-shooting, karate-chopping girl heroines. Kristin Cashore’s young adult fantasy novel Graceling delivers, with a determined heroine whose fierceness is … Continue reading

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