Secrets, Secrets Hurt Someone | Cyn’s Book Review of Pretty Little Liars (Pretty Little Liars, #1)

By: Cynthia Ayala

Pretty Little Liars is already a hit show on the ABC Family network.  This is the novel that started it out.  What made me pick it up?  I honestly have no clue, but I loved it.  Read on to figure out what made this novel so captivating. Continue reading “Secrets, Secrets Hurt Someone | Cyn’s Book Review of Pretty Little Liars (Pretty Little Liars, #1)”

A Marvelous Fairy Tale | Review: A World without Princes (The School for Good & Evil, #2)

By: Cynthia Ayala

A year ago HarperCollins released The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani, now A World Without Princes has hit the shelves.  Marvelous.  Heartbreaking.  Spellbinding.  Those are just three words that describe this novel perfectly.  It’s a novel not only about friendship but also about growing up, about coming of age.  Read on for the full review. Continue reading “A Marvelous Fairy Tale | Review: A World without Princes (The School for Good & Evil, #2)”

A Fearless Exploration on Social Structure | Cyn’s Book Review of Divergent (Divergent, #1)

By: Cynthia Ayala

A review of Veronica Roth’s novel “Divergent” exploring the uniqueness of the novel, writing and the theme of identity versus social structure.  Now, does this novel live up the hype that has turned it into a bestseller, or is it, at best, a mediocre take on the dystopian genre?

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