This is all the worst things about Shatter Me magnified in a book almost twice as long, with the same amount or less of plot. Nothing happens for the first half and I'm not sure anything happens afterward either--I was too busy trying not to fall asleep and/or give myself a concussion against the nearest wall.
Author: A. Grace
In which I randomly select ten characters, the tag assigns them each to a role in my zombie survival squad, and I cry over how screwed I am.
As with any world-building element, there are some great authors out there who've written characters with weird, wonderful and unique superpowers, and here are five of my favourite.
For all the hate this book receives, it's not actually that bad.
Words in Deep Blue's premise of an independent bookstore with a dedicated Letter Library where visitors can annotate and leave letters in books as they please is appropriately charming, making it a suitable old-fashioned backdrop to an old-fashioned love story.
It's very surreal, somewhat subdued, more memorable for its atmosphere than its plot. In short, there really is nothing like it that I've come across in YA literature. It's that unique.
Having read Strange the Dreamer in ebook form, I'm shocked to find out that this is 536 pages in print. It certainly doesn't feel that way. We all know how easy it is for a book of this length to get bogged down in the details, and it's to Strange the Dreamer's credit that it doesn't stop captivating the imagination.