Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix

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Apr 28
Under Their Skin (Under Their Skin #1) by Margaret Peterson Haddix (review)

Under Their Skin (Under Their Skin #1) by Margaret Peterson Haddix (review)

This sounded so much better than it ended up being. Unfortunately, most of what ended up irking me I can’t explain due to the fact it’s so spoilery that it would ruin the surprise/suspense of the entire book. So let’s see… I was expecting something creepy, something completely different as the reason for why Nick and Eryn weren’t allowed to meet their stepsiblings. It was a little interesting at first, once we find out what the reason is. But then it just got uninteresting to me. There were lots of mentions about how dangerous such-and-such a thing would be, if… Read more »

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Dec 04
Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix (review)

Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix (review)

  This take on the classic Cinderella fairytale was fun and interesting. Ella is 15 years old when she goes to the ball and meets the Prince. She has no fairy godmother, no special magic to help her. She gets the glass slippers from a glassmaker in her village because she helped him win a bet. The dress she wears is her mother’s wedding gown that she stitches a little smaller so it fits her. The book starts after the Cinderella story we know, Ella is now a Princess but has not yet married her Prince. She must sit through… Read more »

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