Review: See How They Run by Ally Carter

24644814See How They Run by Ally Carter

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
Publication Date: December 22nd, 2015
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Point of View: 1st Person & Feminine
Recommended Age: 11+
Pacing: Super Fast
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Mystery, Thriller, Contemporary, Romance

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Inside every secret, there’s a world of trouble. Get ready for the second book in this new series of global proportions–from master of intrigue, New York Times bestselling author Ally Carter.

Grace’s past has come back to hunt her . . . and if she doesn’t stop it, Grace isn’t the only one who will get hurt. Because on Embassy Row, the countries of the world stand like dominoes, and one wrong move can make them all fall down.

The twists get twistier and the turns get even more shocking in the second thrilling installment of Embassy Row. Continue reading

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Review: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer

11607446The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer

My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Received: Hachette Book Group Canada
Publication Date: July 17th, 2012
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Point of View: 3rd Person
Recommended Age: 8+
Pacing: Normal
Genres & Themes: Middle Grade, Fairy Tales, Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Magic

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Alex and Conner Bailey’s world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales.

“The Land of Stories” tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.

But after a series of encounters with witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls alike, getting back home is going to be harder than they thought. Continue reading