Reviews by Ali

I'm an avid reader of all genres, but primarily young adult fiction. This is my first foray into the world of reviewing and bloging!

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Mike Mullin
Harper Lee Lee
March 2014
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February 2014
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reviewed: Foreplay (The Ivy Chronicles, #1)
This what pretty good. I found the first half to be a little repetitive and dull, but the second half got a lot more interest...
Foreplay (The Ivy Chronicles, #1) - Sophie Jordan
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February 2014
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February 2014
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This was my first venture in "space" books, and I really enjoyed it! ! I found the plot to be very interesting and pretty dif...
February 2014
06
reviewed: Cruel Beauty
I really enjoyed this. I am not one that goes for your typical "romance" story, but this had so many more layers than that. N...
Cruel Beauty - Rosamund Hodge
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February 2014
01
reviewed: Rose Under Fire
Wow. This book was wonderful. If you liked [b:Code Name Verity|11925514|Code Name Verity|Elizabeth Wein|https://d202m5krfqbpi...
Rose Under Fire - Elizabeth Wein
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January 2014
14
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January 2014
11
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January 2014
4
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December 2013
31
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December 2013
15
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November 2013
23
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November 2013
15
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November 2013
3
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October 2013
26
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October 2013
17
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October 2013
11
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October 2013
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September 2013
21
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September 2013
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August 2013
18
reviewed: The Iron Daughter (Harlequin Teen)
Just could not get through this one. Made it about 30%. I thought the first in the series was mediocre but decided to give th...
The Iron Daughter - Julie Kagawa
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August 2013
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August 2013
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August 2013
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reviewed: The Iron King (Harlequin Teen)
I didn't have super high expectations for this one, based on others' reviews, so I shouldn't be that surprised. The first few...
The Iron King - Julie Kagawa
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August 2013
01
reviewed: Scarlet
Well that was disappointing. So much potential overshadowed by generic love-triangle drama. It could have been great if the r...
Scarlet - A.C. Gaughen
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July 2013
30
reviewed: A Monster Calls
This was a very powerful and beautiful read, and further cemented my love for Patrick Ness as a writer. I love the Chaos Walk...
A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness
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July 2013
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July 2013
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reviewed: Grave Mercy: His Fair Assassin, Book I (His Fair Assassin Trilogy)
3.5 stars. I absolutely loved the premise of this story. The time period and royal court setting are right up my alley, and o...
Grave Mercy - Robin LaFevers
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July 2013
10
reviewed: Something Strange and Deadly (Something Strange and Deadly - Trilogy)
I'm glad I got this on my Kindle and not a hard copy because that cover is horrendous. Anyway, I did find this book enjoyable...
Something Strange and Deadly - Susan Dennard
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July 2013
05
reviewed: Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
Unfortunately for me, this book was just mediocre. I can't really even put my finger on exactly what exactly I liked or didn'...
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1) - Susan Ee
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June 2013
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June 2013
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June 2013
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June 2013
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June 2013
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June 2013
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reviewed: The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle)
Loved this the whole way through- would have been 5 stars if not for the ending.
The Raven Boys - Maggie Stiefvater
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June 2013
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June 2013
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May 2013
24
reviewed: The End Games
3.5 starsThe End Games follows 16-year-old Michael and his 5-year-old brother Patrick as they make their way to safety during...
The End Games - T. Michael Martin
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May 2013
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May 2013
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May 2013
10
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May 2013
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April 2013
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April 2013
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April 2013
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reviewed: Requiem (Delirium)
I was feeling like this was around 4 stars the whole time, up until the ending. It was way too open-ended for my liking. I me...
Requiem - Lauren Oliver
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