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Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Retellings of classic fairy tales have been popular in YA the past few years, but until now, I hadn’t read one. However, I’m confident in saying Marissa Meyer has done a great service to the original Cinderella story in her romantic sci-fi Cinder. Part cyberpunk, part fairytale, part romance and a little post-apocalyptic, Cinder takes […]

Posted January 16, 2012 by paperrdolls in Book Review / 4 Comments
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Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi: Steph’s review

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi: Steph’s review

As Sara mentioned in her review, there is a firestorm of hype surrounding the release of Tahereh Mafi’s debut, Shatter Me. It won’t be everyone’s cup of tea, but this reader feels most of the hype is deserved. The most “striking” thing readers will notice is the use of strike-through by our main character, Juliette, to edit […]

Posted November 14, 2011 by paperrdolls in Book of the Month / 0 Comments
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This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel: Steph’s review

This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel: Steph’s review

Young Adult horror is making a comeback, and This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel is leading the way. A well-plotted gothic thriller, the story follows inseperable twin brothers Victor and Konrad Frankenstein and their adopted “sister” Elizabeth. The three have spent their childhoods exploring the family’s grand chateau and are surpised to discover a secret […]

Posted October 14, 2011 by paperrdolls in Book of the Month / 1 Comment
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Shut Out by Kody Keplinger

Shut Out by Kody Keplinger

Synopsis: Most high school sports teams have rivalries with other schools. At Hamilton High, it’s a civil war: the football team versus the soccer team. And for her part, Lissa is sick of it. Her quarterback boyfriend, Randy, is always ditching her to go pick a fight with the soccer team or to prank their […]

Posted September 5, 2011 by paperrdolls in Book Review / 0 Comments
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Populazzi by Elise Allen

Populazzi by Elise Allen

  I won’t lie. I have a love – hate – love relationship with Populazzi by Elise Allen. That may sound a little out of the ordinary, but it makes for a GREAT story! Cara has the opportunity many a teenage girl has wished for. She’s moving to a new school in the midst of high school. Sure, […]

Posted August 26, 2011 by paperrdolls in Blog tour, Book Review / 2 Comments
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