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Chapter XXI

We had set a city of smoke, created it from dust, and filled it with ash that burned from the bodies that were still strewed behind. 1,164 more words

Birdhouse

Martin swore the new place was safe enough, and I believed him. He was usually right. Besides, I didn’t trust my instincts anymore. Not after I’d led the others straight into a band of Rovers squatting in the basement of the arcade. 560 more words

Writing

Waiting on Wednesday (4) : The Remedy, Suzanne Young

I heard about Waiting on Wednesday on the fantastic Lit Up Review blog, and it seemed to me like a great idea to tag along with. 530 more words

Romance

The Darkest Minds - Alexandra Bracken

When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something alarming enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. 657 more words

Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Epic dystopian with a high-fantasy twist.

Red Rising summary

The Earth is dying. Darrow is a Red, a miner in the interior of Mars. His mission is to extract enough precious elements to one day tame the surface of the planet and allow humans to live on it. 682 more words

Books

Women Writers Wednesday 1/28/15

This week’s review comes to us from Jennifer Waldo, who has reviewed several YA book series. (You’ll see a couple more of those posted here this spring.) In this installment of our Women Writers Wednesday series, she discusses quite thoughtfully Veronica Roth’s… 1,417 more words

Books

Book Review: Delirium by Lauren Oliver

My Rating: ★★★★☆

Genre: Young adult; Dystopian

Plot: Growing up in a world where love is a curable disease, Lena has only known that 1) she never wants to get the disease and 2) the disease kills people. 484 more words

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