Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth
Review / October 20, 2013

Author: Veronica Roth
Publisher: HarperCollins
Year: 2011
ISBN: 9780007420421
Rating: ★★★☆☆
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Divergent, written by the American author Veronica Roth is yet another Young-Adult genre book that has been getting a lot of buzz these days. The reason is its upcoming big screen adaptation that’s hitting the theatres in March 2014.

Review: Legend by Marie Lu
Review / September 22, 2013

Author: Marie Lu
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Year: 2011
ISBN: 9780142422076
Rating: ★★★½☆
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Legend is a young adult dystopian debut novel by a Chinese- American author, Marie Lu. It is the first book in the trilogy and will be followed by Prodigy and Champion. The story is told from two alternating points of view: June who is a 15 year old Nobel citizen ,who  has a perfect score in her trial exam and is trying to avenge her brother’s death,  and Day who is also 15 but is a notorious criminal who is only trying to survive after escaping death. In my opinion, he should get the award for the most tortured YA hero! They are born on opposite sides of an ongoing war in a futuristic Los Angeles in the Republic of America.

Review: So much to tell you by John Marsden
Review / August 31, 2013

Author: John Marsden
Publisher: Joy Street Books
Year: 1987
ISBN: 978-1-84428-946-2
Rating: ★★★★☆
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Written in the form of a diary, John Marsden’s first young adults’ fiction So Much to Tell You is a beautiful narration of a young girl who is so affected by her past that she has become mute by choice. A praiseworthy feature here is that though the backdrop of this book hints at a depressing tone; this story proves to be an anomaly in this aspect.