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A House Divided

Recently, Rose Red and I watched the film version of Divergent (the first episode in yet another of the currently-popular young-adult dystopia trilogies). I found it interesting, and enjoyable, though a bit on-the-nose in places; I was unsurprised to discover the author was inspired by their Psyc-101 classes at university. 508 more words


Review: Fire and Flood

Fire and Flood by Victoria Scott

Publication date: February 25th 2014

Publisher: Scholastic Press

Number of pages: 305

Series: Fire & Flood (1#)

Genre: YA Dystopian… 629 more words


Book reviews: Legend series by Marie Lu

This year I’m trying to catch up on my YA genre trilogies, specifically the dystopias.  I read The Hunger Games several years ago, but never followed up on any of the books that came in its wake.   508 more words


Top Ten Tuesday - Most Dislikable Characters

A wonderful feature created by The Broke and The Bookish.  This weeks Top Ten Tuesday is a list of characters I hate the most. 70 more words


Lorde Just Released The First Single From 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Soundtrack

If you want your movie’s soundtrack to sound good, maybe you should get a 17-year old to curate it. Lorde, the teenager from New Zealand who ruled the charts this year with her debut album… 298 more words

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Become the Archer with the Nerf Rebelle Agent Bow

Note that if you happen to notice similarities between this review and one on Amazon, that’s no coincidence–that was me.  Nerf is one of the joys of the Earth, and it’s been sorely lacking a proper bow and arrow for several years.  441 more words

Lorde Releases The Title Track: "Yellow Flicker Beat" For "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" Soundtrack

I’m going to let you in on a secret, I absolutely love Lorde’s first album, “Pure Heroine.”  There I said it and I feel much better.   515 more words