Steelheart is one of those super-hero books that put a slant on the idea of people inherently having character flaws and using super powers for the detriment of society. In the near future, a group of people evolve into “Epics”, are given powers when a meteor named “Calamity” crashes on Earth. These beings have […]

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Ok, I know I was jonzing for a good Young Adult series. Especially dystopian. Especially after The Hunger Games, and more importantly, especially after The Divergent series finished up. Although I loved what Veronica Roth did with the ending (that most people almost threw themselves off a building for) from a writer’s perspective. Not to give […]

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One of my favorite Young Adult books in 2012 returned with a sequel that did not disappoint. Rain and her band of super-teens (that’s my tagline, not the authors) are still enslaved in the UZA. The new breed of freedoms fighters are committed to ending the tyranny of President Nicks “Tricky Nicky”, but realize that […]

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Ok, so I saw Catching Fire for the second time last night. I needed to take my daughter to see it and I figured it’d be a good time for me to really “digest” the movie with an unbiased ‘I read the book’ perspective. When I first saw the movie opening day, I had some […]

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  For all of those who have purchased and are reading SOM, thank you so much. This book was more than just a dream for me, it is a passion. The characters, the story, the setting, everything screams “Big Picture” and I am enjoying the feedback. My latest review came from KIRKUS (the name of […]

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  Book Review for DOON by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon Doon Copyright © 2013 by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon ISBN 978–0–310–74230–2 How do you like your fairy tales? Sappy, weak, predictable, slow-moving and stale? That’s kind of the question I had to ask myself when I started reading Doon. Not because the story was […]

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