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Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles #1) by Marissa Meyer

Cinder by Marissa Meyer My rating: 5 of 5 stars A very different take on the Cinderella fairy tale. Instead of being an unwanted step-daughter forced into domestic servitude, we have a cyborg, forced into providing free labor as a mechanic. Unlike Cinderella, Cinder meets the prince before the ball, when he asks her to… Continue reading Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles #1) by Marissa Meyer

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The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you’re a fan of fantastic realism, you’ll love this book. It’s much edgier than a lot of YA fiction, like someone took a typical young adult novel and rubbed some dirt in it. I like it. Gritty. Following in… Continue reading The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

2016 Classics Challenge · Book Reviews

2016 Classics Challenge – April – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë My rating: 4 of 5 stars This classic has been on my reading list for decades and I am only now just getting around to reading it. Like many other period book and film lovers, I have seen almost every version of this story on screen and I have always… Continue reading 2016 Classics Challenge – April – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte