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Review: Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Home > Paranormal Spring Break > Review > Wither by Lauren DeStefano Genre: Young Adult, Dystopian Fantasy Element: Dystopian, Post-Apocolytic Series: Chemical Garden #1 Order Online: | Stalk the Author: Web |  Blog | Twitter ARC copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review first published on the Blogger PJV site, republished because post was lost in transition. PJVs QUICKIE POV: This is how I like my dystopian. WITHER was an intense discovery of a new world, it wasn’t a very nice world, but it was real. DeStefano painted such a rich picture that I could actually believe it was possible. I fell in love with the characters, mourned with Rhine, felt her happiness and experience her horror. I couldn’t get enough of this novel and I can’t wait to read the second in this series. REVIEW: Rhine Ellery lives in a world where she can only live to her twentieth year. Because of genetic manipulation and a nasty virus, women live to be twenty, men to twenty-five. Parents die when their children are barely out of their toddler years and are forced to wander the streets, work in factories and starve if they cannot find someone to care for them. Rhine is one of the lucky ones. She is a twin and her and her brother, while orphans, were prepared for being alone....

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Review: Darkness Becomes Her by Kelly Keaton

Home > Paranormal Spring Break > Review > Darkness Becomes Her Genre: Young Adult, Urban Fantasy Fantasy Element: Mythology, Magic, Vampires Series: Gods & Monsters #1 Order Online: | Stalk the Author: Web |  Facebook | Twitter Review copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review.Review previously published on PJVs QUICKIE POV: Wow. I haven’t read a young adult novel, with paranormal themes, this original and compelling in a long time. Step away from the usual vampire love stories and grab Darkness Becomes Her, you won’t be disappointed. REVIEW: Deep in the ruined South of Keaton’s imagined world, a young girl goes on a quest to find out about her parents. Abandoned at a young age, Ari has been a product of social services for a very long time. Just recently she has finally come to live with a family that has shown her kindness and love. It has not dispelled her curiosity though, she needs to find out why her mother abandoned her at four years old and her journey will take her to an area of the world, that like her has been abandoned. Thirteen years prior, two massive hurricanes ripped through the Gulf and ruined the Gulf Coast. The US government abandoned the area, moved the people out and left the land to be reclaimed by nature. Nine of the oldest families...

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