Mar 152015
 
Book Review: Cress

Cress by Marissa Meyer My Review  Book 3 and another very interesting rendition of Rapunzel. Marissa Meyer does almost a pretty brilliant job of not only still incorporating the different components of the traditional fairy tale but also merging it quite well with Cinder’s ongoing saga. There were a couple of edge-of-your-seat moments in this book that made you wonder, while reading, how will our heroes get out of this mess. You cannot help but to keep reading to find out how they pull it off … or do they 😉 The one negative thing I thought after finishing this book … how am I [… Click to Continue …]

Feb 102015
 
Book Review: Scarlet

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer My Rating: (Click here to read this review on Goodreads) I really like the modern, dystopian twist to classic fairy tales that Meyer has created in these novels. I’ll admit that when I was just starting Cinder that I didn’t think I would enjoy it despite the fact that I was slightly intrigued by a cyborg Cinderella. I initially thought that each book was an independent retelling/re-imagining of each classic tale, however when I discovered that all the books are connected and continue Cinder’s story, then I became much more interested. Scarlet is the second book of the series and, as [… Click to Continue …]

Feb 202014
 
Book Review: Divergent

Divergent by Veronica Roth My rating: (Click here to read this review on Goodreads) I really liked this book, more then I thought I would. It’s not often that I read many books where the hero is female and that’s just a coincidence. The book takes place in the future again, it a dystopian Chicago (which is immediately a win for me). There is definitely a Hunger Games vibe to the book where society is broken into 5 factions and once you choose a faction (either your own or changing factions) you must remain a part of that faction and adhere to its ideals or [… Click to Continue …]