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Divergent (Review)

Title: Divergent Author: Veronica Roth Publication Year: 2011 Pages: 487 Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Dystopian Source: E-book purchased from Kobo Books From the cover: In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue — Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), […]

The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage, and My Family (Review)

Title: The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage, and My Family Author: Dan Savage Narrator: Paul Michael Garcia Publication Year: 2006 Pages: 304 (audio length: 9 hours 49 minutes) Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoir Source: Audiobook version purchased from Audible.com From the cover: Dan Savage’s mother wants him to get married. His boyfriend, Terry, says “no thanks” because he doesn’t […]

Winds of Salem (Review)

Title: Winds of Salem Author: Melissa de la Cruz Publication Year: 2013 Pages: 320 Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy Source: E-book version purchased from Kobo From the cover: Freya Beauchamp is trapped in 1692, in Salem of all places, with no recollection of her past. A powerful enemy spell has sent her spiraling away so that […]

Serpent’s Kiss (Review)

Title: Serpent’s Kiss Author: Melissa de la Cruz Publication Year: 2012 Pages: 336 Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy Source: E-book version purchased from Kobo From the cover: Joanna and her daughters, bookish Ingrid and wild-child Freya, are just settling into the newfound peace that has been cast over their small, off-the-map coastal town of North […]

Witches of East End (Review)

Title: Witches of East End Author: Melissa de la Cruz Publication Year: 2011 Pages: 304 Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult Source: E-book version borrowed from the public library From the cover: The three Beauchamp women — Joanna and her daughters, Freya and Ingrid — live ordinary lives in mist-shrouded North Hampton, out on the tip of […]

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