Genre: Siblings

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Jul 29
The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events #2) by Lemony Snicket (review)

The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events #2) by Lemony Snicket (review)

This book was a fast and fun read. It’s full of humor, as well as that slightly twisted vibe. The author has a running commentary throughout the book that explains things from what a word one of the characters uses, to things the author is up to at the time he is writing a scene. I loved the Incredible Deadly Viper. Uncle Monty was a fun and interesting character. Violet is my favorite of the siblings. You know nothing good is ever going to last in the books, but the ways in which the unfortunate events happen is usually fairly… Read more »

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Jan 25
Bridge of Dreams (Ephemera #3) by Anne Bishop (review)

Bridge of Dreams (Ephemera #3) by Anne Bishop (review)

“The world has been given a new toy, and you and I are in charge of supervising playtime.”   I love the idea of a sentient world, and having it act like a “wild child”. Trying to beg for treats and playtime from it’s ‘mother’ and ‘uncle’. There was a lot more of the world as a character in this book than there was in the prior 2. I kept wanting to call it ‘her’, even though the world has no actual gender. Just because of how it was described in the book. It reminded me of a slightly willful,… Read more »

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Oct 14
Wish by Alexandra Bullen (review)

Wish by Alexandra Bullen (review)

  There were a number of cringe-worthy moments in this book. There were also quite a few sweet ones, and you will want a box of tissues handy near the end. There are a number of mentions of under-age drinking, which bothered me. Olivia and Violet were well-written, full of interesting quirks and compelling to read. I think I liked Calla the most however, I’m not sure why, there was just something about her as a character that I liked. Lark and Eve seemed very glossed over, they weren’t mentioned enough to really have any idea what their personalities were… Read more »

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