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Trail of the Dead by Joseph Bruchac

As much as I really enjoyed Killer of Enemies, this second book felt very much like a “second in the series” let down. Not much happens, most felt like filler, and there’s a lot of words just to set up … Continue reading

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Scythe by Neil Shusterman

Scythe is a very meditative piece about what it means to lose one of humanity’s most important aspects: impermanence. Those expecting a YA dystopian thrill ride such as Hunger Games or Divergent will likely be frustrated by the slow pacing, … Continue reading

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Impyrium by Henry H. Neff

Some books don’t resonate with a reader and unfortunately this one never really caught my interest. The writing is strong and there is good worldbuilding. But I also felt that I had read this story before; an amalgamation of dystopian … Continue reading

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Limerance by Charlotte McConaghy

There are so many YA dystopian clones out there that it really is hard to find a decently told story. With The Cure, I was fascinated by book one, disappointed with book 2, and back in love with book 3. … Continue reading

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The 13th Continuum by Jennifer Brody

The 13th Continuum starts out as a sci fi but rapidly turns into a dystopian as enclosed societies stagnate and begin to feed off themselves. We read through two different POVs – and each character is distinct, as is the … Continue reading

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Seraph of the End 7 by Takaya Kagami, Daisuke Furuya, Yamato Yamamoto

With Seraph of the End 7, our main characters along with Guren’s squad are sent out on a ‘suicide mission’ to take out Vampire nobles in Nagoya. Shinoa Hiragi has to hone her ‘kids’ into a team-focused fighting force if … Continue reading

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Seraph of the End Volume 5 by Takaya Kagami, Yamato Yamamoto

Seraph Of The End picks up steam as the movers and shakers of the human world (the Hiragi family) make their appearance. We learn more about the ‘orphanage’ from which Yu and Mika emerged – and things are not as … Continue reading

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