Divergent by Veronica Roth My rating: 4 of 5 stars There are inevitable comparisons to be made with The Hunger Games books (and films), but Divergent holds its’ own as a standalone universe, with a unique political situation and the social segregation of personality types. In a world where you’re only allowed to be “one […]

Soulless by Robert J. Crane My rating: 3 of 5 stars The last in this series. Sienna and her cohorts at the Directorate finally have an assignment that isn’t specifically for training. The investigation leads them across state borders as they pose as FBI. The criminal investigation of a “meta” on the loose, becomes more […]

The second of three in “The Girl in the Box” Series.

Alone by Robert J. Crane My rating: 3 of 5 stars Sienna Nealon was kept hidden from the world by her mother for her entire life. She had no contact with anyone or anything outside her house. Forced to train combat relentlessly with her mother, and being told that the outside world is unsafe for […]

Talon Julie Kagawa

As YA fiction, this was an OK book. Very teen oriented. Less Fantasy, more Angsty!

Blood and Chocolate

Blood And Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause My rating: 4 of 5 stars A nice easy read with a decent story line. Vivian is a strong-willed self-assured teenager, who also happens to come from a family of werewolves. Despite having free choice of all the boys within her own “species”, she finds herself obsessed with […]

Worthy of the term “classic”. The moral tales should be required reading for all ages.