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Red Riding Hood in Action: A Review on Scarlet

I have a soft spot for fairytale retellings. The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer so far has captivated me. It started off with Cinder, a reimagining of Cinderella (Cinder) being part cyborg and in the future – and she is Princess Selene who was thought to have perished long ago and is now being hunted down by the evil Queen Levana and the rest of Earth. 232 more words

Book Reviews

Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move.

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Goodreads synopsis:

Even in the future. there are damsels in distress…

In the third installment of the Lunar chronicles, Cress, having risked everything to warn Cinder of Queen Levana’s evil plan, has a slight problem.

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Young Adult

"There is nothing new under the sun..."

Is there anything new under the sun? A friend of mine once worried that she had nothing to contribute to the ever-growing body of words. “How can my story be worth reading?” she asked. 482 more words

T5W Apr. 27th - Favorite Mothers/Maternal Figures

Hello everyone!

Time for another Top 5 Wednesday. Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey from gingerreadslainey and is now hosted by Sam from Thoughts on Tomes… 514 more words

Young Adult

ARC Review: Crimson Bound

Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

When Rachelle was fifteen she was good—apprenticed to her aunt and in training to protect her village from dark magic. 494 more words