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MAY
2012

What I’m reading: INSURGENT by Veronica Roth

This book is being reviewed as a part of Tracey Neithercott’s YA Book Club. This month we’re talking about INSURGENT, which picks up right where DIVERGENT left off. Here’s the summary from the inside jacket: Tris’s initiation day should have been marked by...
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APR
2012

What I’m Reading: March Edition

Lots of books this month! Lots of books with…dark covers. THE DISENCHANTMENTS sticks out like a sore thumb ;) Anyway, let’s get to it! Here’s what I read in March: Sarah J Maas’ second novella in the THRONE OF GLASS series, THE ASSASSIN AND THE DESERT,...
08
FEB
2012

Birthday celebrations & a book recommendation

Today is my birthday! Another year gone by, and yet, I don’t feel any older. Some delusional part of me still thinks I’m 16. In celebration of aging numerically but not at heart, I’m giving away some goodies over on Pub(lishing) Crawl and talking about the...
01
FEB
2012

What I’m Reading: January edition

This past month was perhaps my busiest in a very, very long time, and yet I somehow read a record number of books. Go figure! Here’s what I read in January: CATCHING JORDAN by Miranda Kenneally was such a pleasant surprise! I could really relate to Jordan because I was one...
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AUG
2011

What I’m Reading: July Edition

It pains me to do a bulk review post, but the number of books that are stacking up in my “read” pile are currently rivaling my “to be read*” pile, and if I ever want to catch up on my reviews, this is the only option. Actually, if I were to be honest with...
14
JUL
2011

Is it dystopia? A flowchart for decoding the genre

A few days ago, the lovely Maureen Johnson started a conversation on twitter about the dystopian genre and how it is defined. An #isitdystopia hashtag emerged. There were talks of flowcharts. One made the rounds, and while it was amusing and had me smiling, it made me think more...
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