Just One Reader's Opinion!

Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter

I realize that this post is a little all over the map, but that’s how I feel about this book. I liked some things about it, and I didn’t like others. If you aren’t into games, I don’t really know that this book would hold out much appeal for you, but if you have even a passing interest in video games, I think this is a fair book about the state of games and the gaming industry as it is now.

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Glow

I think this is an excellent example of what good YA fiction can do: it can ask big questions, tackle big subjects, and refuse to provide easy answers or guarantee a happy ending. This is a must read!

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Above

Despite my misgivings, I would recommend this book, if you are interested in urban fantasy and not put off by the writing style.

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Fever

While I thought this book stumbled at times, I enjoyed it, and would recommend it if you enjoyed Wither.

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Starters

I was drawn to this book because of a post I read recently on the Teen blog at the Indigo website, which recommended it to fans of dystopian fiction in general and The Hunger Games in particular. A positive comparison to The Hunger Games was enough to get me interested in reading this one!

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Forever

I was hoping for more from this book than I got out of Linger, and I got it, for the most part.

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Linger

Overall, I simply wanted more from this book. If you’ve read Shiver and enjoyed it, I recommed that you read this one, but I am really hoping for more from Forever.

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Life As We Knew It

I enjoy reading stories about people trying to survive, seeing how the things they’ll do and the lines they’ll cross can change as the situation becomes worse.

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