Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
If I had never read the Hunger Games trilogy or the Lunar Chronicles or the Mortal Instruments, or watched the Divergent movies or The 100 television series, I would most certainly have been blown out of the water by this dystopian YA novel. However, this tale—about a teenaged girl living in a downtrodden society ruled by…
Winter by Marissa Meyer
Typically, when I have to wait for a long while between books in a series, I lose interest and drop it. But I am glad that I powered through to finish Meyer’s Lunar Chronicals (minus Fairest, which is still on my list). With this last book, it became very clear that Meyer had a solid, entertaining,…
Cress by Marissa Meyer
Thorne is my favourite character in the series so far. He’s the comic relief. I’m pretty excited for book four.
Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
Love how she kept Cinder’s story going while focussing on a whole new set of characters. Red Riding Hood is bad ass. Kendra wrote a review for this one, too.
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
I LOVE FAIRY TALES. I LOVE DYSTOPIAN WORLDS. And I’m pretty pumped that this version of Cinderella delves deeper than evil sisters and Prince Charming. (So does my friend Kendra, and she actually writes hilarious reviews.)
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
I know that the ending makes the most sense for the trilogy. I know that! Geez. Doesn’t mean I have to like it.
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
I kept forgetting that this series is technically YA.
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Brilliant, really. A thrilling and desperate melange of The Lord of the Flies, Gladiator, and Survivor. Couldn’t put it down.