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{REVIEW} Specials by Scott Westerfeld

(Click the book cover to see on Goodreads) Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction - Dystopian Title: Specials Author: Scott Westerfeld Length: 372 pages Publication: May 3rd 2011 by Simon Pulse "Special Circumstances": The words have sent chills down Tally's spine since her days as a repellent, rebellious ugly. Back then Specials were a sinister rumor -- frighteningly beautiful, dangerously strong, breathtakingly… Continue reading {REVIEW} Specials by Scott Westerfeld

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{REVIEW} Arena by Holly Jennings

(Click the book cover to see on Goodreads) Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction - Dystopian Title: Arena Author: Holly Jennings Length: 336 pages Publication: April 5th 2016 by Ace Note: Penguin Random House sent me this e-book via First to Read for free in exchange for my honest review. A fast-paced and gripping near-future science fiction debut about the gritty world… Continue reading {REVIEW} Arena by Holly Jennings

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{REVIEW} Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

(Click the book cover to see on Goodreads) Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction - Dystopian Title: Ready Player One Author: Ernest Cline Length: 372 pages Publication: June 5th 2012 by Broadway Books It's the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place. Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings by spending his waking hours… Continue reading {REVIEW} Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

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{REVIEW} LINK by Summer Wier

(Click the book cover to see on Goodreads) Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction Title: LINK Author: Summer Wier Length: 318 pages Publication: September 29th 2015 by REUTS Publications Note: Patchwork Press sent me this e-book via Netgalley for free in exchange for my honest review. For seventeen-year-old Kira, there’s no better way to celebrate a birthday than being surrounded by… Continue reading {REVIEW} LINK by Summer Wier

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{REVIEW}If I Stay by Gayle Forman

(Click the book cover to see on Goodreads) Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Title: If I Stay Author: Gayle Forman Length: 261 pages Publication: April 6th 2010 by Speak In the blink of an eye everything changes. Seventeen year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall what happened afterwards, watching her own damaged body being taken from… Continue reading {REVIEW}If I Stay by Gayle Forman

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{REVIEW} Alice Takes Back Wonderland by David D. Hammons

(Click the book cover to see on Goodreads) Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retelling Title: Alice Takes Back Wonderland Author: David D. Hammons Length: 283 pages Publication: September 28th 2015 by Curiosity Quills Press Note: Curiosity Quills sent me this e-book via Netgalley for free in exchange for my honest review. After ten years of being told she can't tell the… Continue reading {REVIEW} Alice Takes Back Wonderland by David D. Hammons

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{REVIEW} Gambit by C. L. Denault

The unique world, exquisite writing style, and strong voice of the main character, Willow Kent, fuse together to form an age-old tale that feels brand new. Aiding this fuse is a mixture of action scenes, well-written and believable characters, high intensity character interactions, a constant source of intrigue, and an abundance in revealed secrets. All of it keeps the reader guessing and craving for more.