Heartfelt Storytelling But Anti-Climactic | Review of ‘Sever’ (The Chemical Garden, #3)

By: Cynthia Ayala

Sever by Lauren DeStefano:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

The final novel in The Chemical Garden Trilogy by Best Selling author Lauren DeStefano. Published on February 12, 2013 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. A dystopic science fiction novel for young adults, this final novel follows Rhine as she solves the mystery of the chemical garden as she searches for her brother, a known terrorist working with the one person she never thought: Housemaster Vaughn. However, with Linden’s help, she finds refuge with Vaughn brother and finds a way to save her brother from the monster she knows.
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A Caged Bird Brought to Life | Review of ‘Fever’ (The Chemical Garden, #2)

By: Cynthia Ayala

Fever by Lauren DeStefano:
Simon Shuster Children’s Publishing

Fever, by Lauren DeStefano, is the second novel in her Chemical Garden series published by Simon Shuster Children’s Publishing. Released on February 21, 2012, the novel follows Rhine and Gabrielle as they escape the clutches of the Housemaster Vaughn and seek out their freedom a broken world. However, a sudden illness has caught her off guard, pushing her back to the one place she would like to avoid.

Living within the realm of dystopic fiction, DeStefano gave the young adult genre something beautiful yet broken at the same time, incorporating romance to spin a tale of hope and the price of freedom.
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Matthew Vaughn’s Star Wars Possibly Confirmed By Kick-Ass Co-Star

By: Sean O’Connell Ever since Walt Disney and Lucasfilm announced their partnership, which led to the creation of three new Star Wars films, Matthew Vaughn has been atop a shortlist of potential directors thought to helm the anticipated Episode VII. With each passing week, directors have taken their names out of the race, from J.J. Abrams to Steven Spielberg. But Vaughn has stayed quiet … … Continue reading Matthew Vaughn’s Star Wars Possibly Confirmed By Kick-Ass Co-Star