Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Mod Podge Thoughts (9)


Angel Eyes

by Shannon Dittemore


Thots:

This one just needed some more editing. I loved the scenes told from a third-person perspective looking down on Damien and Canann, however, when Dittemore tried to "talk teen," she ended up detailing absolutely everything and using cringe-worthy pop culture references. I do like Dittemore's writing in her less 'genre' moments, but I won't be following the Angel Eyes series.

Monstrous Beauty

by Elizabeth Fama



Thots:

The mermaid book I've been waiting for. Brilliant, haunting and fresh, Monstrous Beauty will hook you from the prologue and refuse to let go from there.

Shadow & Bone

by Leigh Bardugo


Thots:

FABULOUS! Even during the book's weaker moments I was turning page after page, and by the end I was reciting Alina's powerful words out loud.

First Comes Love

by Katie Kacvinsky


Thots:

Been-There-Read-That and the writing didn't captivate me enough to make me want to go there again. 

One For the Murphys

by Lynda Mullaly Hunt


Thots:

A wonderful middle-grade debut with a witty, intelligent voice that illustrates the imperfections of Foster life. The  resolution that did not end with all perfect, but did, somehow, manage to end perfectly for the story.


3 comments:

tinkerbell the bipolar faerie said...

Monstrous Beauty and Shadow and Bone sound really good.

Kelsey said...

I must get my hands on Shadow and Bone. I've been hearing so much about it!

Daniela said...

Monstrous Beauty sounds amazing!