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Review: Enclave by Ann Aguirre

FTC Disclaimer: I purchased a copy of this book myself. I was in no way compensated for this review. Zombie Obsessed About a year ago, I watched The Walking Dead for the first time. I was so anti-zombie before that, and now I’m OBSESSED. So I’ve been trying to read a lot of zombie books, even if they’re not typical zombies.  ...

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Review: Past Perfect by Leila Sales

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed a copy of this book from my library. I was in no way compensated for this review. High Hopes For Past Perfect… I read and enjoyed This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales last year, so when Past Perfect was chosen as a selection for my book club, I was excited to read another of her books. Plus, it’s  ...

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Manga Mini Review: Attack on Titan Vol 2-8 by Hajime Isayama

Title: Attack on Titan, Volume 2-8 Author: Hajime Isayama Series: Attack on Titan #2-#8 Publisher: Kodansha Comics Publication Date: 2010-2012 Pages: Varies: 189-208 Format/Source: Paperback Manga/Library  Age Group/Genre: Adult/Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic BIRTH OF A MONSTER The Colossal Titan has breached humanity’s first line of  ...

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Kiddo’s Corner Reviews: Race Around the World by Susan Amerikaner

Kiddo’s Corner Reviews is my new feature here at The Overstuffed Bookcase, where my 7-year-old son reviews children’s books! Go here to find out more. Race Around the World (Cars 2) Written by: Susan Amerikaner Illustrated by: the Disney Storybook Artists Published by: Random House Published: 2011 Where we got it: Purchased All the  ...

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Mini Review: The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan

Title: The Dark and Hollow Places Author: Carrie Ryan Series: The Forest of Hands and Teeth #3 Publisher: Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Publication Date: 2011 Pages: 374 Format/Source: Hardback/Borrowed from Library   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian, Zombies There are many things that  ...

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DNF: Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Title: Obsidian Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout Series: Lux #1 Publisher: Entangled Teen Publication Date: 2011 Pages: 335 Format/Source: Ebook/Gift from a friend Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal Starting over sucks. When we moved to West Virginia right before my senior year, I’d pretty much resigned myself to  ...

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Review: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

Title:  The Name of the StarAuthor:  Maureen JohnsonSeries:  Shades of London #1Publisher:  G.P. Putnam’s Sons, an imprint of PenguinPublication Date:  September 29, 2011Pages:  372Format/Source:  Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Fantasy, Paranormal, Mystery The day Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London marks  ...

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Short and Tweet Review: Legend by Marie Lu

Title:  Legend Author:  Marie Lu Series:  Legend #1 Publisher:  G.P. Putnam’s Sons, an imprint of Penguin Publication Date:  November 29, 2011 Pages:  305 Format/Source:  Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre:  Young Adult/Science Fiction, Dystopian What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at  ...

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Review: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Title:  Shatter Me Author:  Tahereh Mafi Series:  Shatter Me #1 Publisher:  Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publication Date:  November 15, 2011 Pages:  338 Format/Source:  Paperback/Purchased Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction, Fantasy, Dystopian, Paranormal Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days. The last time she  ...

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