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Book Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

Glass SwordTitle: Glass Sword
Author: Victoria Aveyard
Series: Red Queen #2
Published: February 2016
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pages: 444
From: Barnes and Noble
Rating: 7/10

As a huge fan of fantasy, when I read young adult author Victoria Aveyard’s debut novel Red Queen, I had to know what happened next. In Aveyard’s novel Glass Sword, a young woman is accidentally thrown into a world of glittering jewels and magical powers in a futuristic take on the future of the United States.

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Book Review: The White Rose by Amy Ewing

The White RoseTitle: The White Rose
Author: Amy Ewing
Series: Lone City #2
Published: October 2015
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pages:
From: Barnes and Noble
Rating: 9/10

I was perusing the Barnes and Noble app on my phone when I came across a book with a shiny white cover of a flower and a girl in the center. It caught my attention and I looked at the overview of the novel. I discovered it was part of a series and purchased immediately the debut novel and its companion: The Jewel and The White Rose.

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Book Review: The Jewel by Amy Ewing

The JewelTitle: The Jewel
Author: Amy Ewing
Series: Lone City #1
Published: September 2014
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pages: 358
From: Barnes and Noble
Rating: 9/10

Sometimes you come across that one book that kind of blows your mind and makes you think, what if? Well, Amy Ewing’s debut novel The Jewel did that to me.

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Book Review: The Heir by Kiera Cass

HeirTitle: The Heir
Author: Kiera Cass
Series: The Selection
Published: 2015
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pages:
From: Barnes and Noble
Rating: 6/10

I didn’t think it was possible, but The Heir made me want to be a princess even less than The Selection.

American author Kiera Cass continued her Selection series with The Heir, which focuses on the eldest child of America Singer and Maxon Schreave, Eadlyn. In order to quell unrest in the country, Eadlyn’s royal parents convince her to host her own Bachelorette-style Selection, and she gets a variety of suitors. Some look at her breasts, others are easy to get along with, and one even doesn’t speak fluent English. He’s probably my favorite. He’s adorable.

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Book Review: The One by Kiera Cass

OneTitle: The One
Author: Kiera Cass
Series: The Selection
Published: 2014
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pages:
From: Walmart
Rating: 7/10

The third of American author Kiera Cass’ Selection series has finally been finished, and I must say, I am at least a little bit excited for the fourth novel The Heir.

Cass’ novel The One focuses on America Singer still fighting for her spot at the top of the Elite, the final group of girls vying for the hand of the prince. This novel has all the aspects of her previous novels: mystery, romance, politics, drama. But, I actually liked this one so much better.

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Book Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass

SelectionTitle: The Selection
Author: Kiera Cass
Series: The Selection
Published: 2012
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pages: 336
From: Walmart
Rating: 5/10

This book made me wish I was a princess. Well, no. Not really.

Kiera Cass, an American novelist from South Carolina, started the Selection series in 2012, and since then it’s become a hit among the young adult female demographic.

There’s no doubt as to why: Cass’ story takes a young girl whose family makes very little money and throws into a whirlwind of dances and jewels and the love of a prince. But is it all it seems?

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