Daily Archives: November 6, 2011

Crossed – Ally Condie (sequel to Matched)

It is difficult to give a summary without spoiling the story for the reader.  At the end of Matched, the characters are separated.  For half of Crossed, Cassia is searching for Ky.  She is still torn by her love for … Continue reading

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The Mostly True Story of Jack – Kelly Barnhill

I’m attracted to odd stories.  This one, well, hard to put my finger on what it was that I just finished.  People have both good and bad in them.  A Mother Earth type mystical magical figure was split in half … Continue reading

Posted in fantasy, mystery, suspense

You Are My Only – Beth Kephart

Beth Kephart immediately immerses the reader into the story from the characters’ points of view, without pause for detailed explanations or backstories. The chapters alternate between two stories, that of Sophie, 14, on the run with her mother from the “No … Continue reading

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