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The Forsaken

Author: Lisa M. Stasse

Publisher: Simon & Shuster Books for Young Readers, 2012

Series: The Forsaken

Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopian, Young Adult

As an obedient orphan of the U.N.A.

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Review: Luminary (Anomaly #2) by Krista Mcgee

Title: Luminary
Author: Krista McGee
Publisher/Year: Nelson Thomas, Inc. 1/7/14
Length: 320 Pages
Series: Anomaly #2


Thalli thought escaping to the surface would mean freedom. 960 more words


2076: A Revolutionary Tale by Stephen G. Mitchell

I am so conflicted by this book- I enjoy Mitchell’s writing very much but find a lot of things about this book very off-putting. Let me explain… 384 more words


Divergent by Veronica Roth

Title:  Divergent
Author:  Veronica Roth
Published:  January 1, 2011
Series:  Divergent trilogy #1
Genre:  Dystopian
Format:  Kindle
Source:  Purchased

In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). 466 more words


Blightborn (Heartland Trilogy 2) by Chuck Wendig

Blightborn was a surprise; although I enjoyed the first Heartland book, I admittedly didn’t love it. I worried that the second book would be more of the same: brash Homer Hickman type young hero fighting oppression and making a lot of mistakes along the way. 288 more words

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Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry

Title: Gathering Blue

Author: Lois Lowry

Genre: Dystopian

Form: Paperback

If you were to ask me to give a synopsis of The Giver, I would just stare at you blankly until a new topic presented itself. 782 more words


Book Review: DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth

This past spring, I read Veronica Roth’s novel Divergent at the insistence of my 12-year-old daughter, Maddie.  This summer, I asked her to write a guest review of the book for… 222 more words