J. E. H U N T E R

A writer of young adult fiction specializing in self-publishing, creativity, and writing.

Young Adult Book Review: Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte is a young adult fantasy (with a little bit of tech), about a girl who ends up embroiled in a plot to kill the four queens of the land. From the start, this book was a bit different than …

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Young Adult Book Review: Legendary by Stephanie Garber It’s been a while since I’ve published a book review. But lately, I’ve been spending a bit more time on the road and have gotten back into audiobooks. And the other week Legendary by Stephanie Garber was available from my local library, so I decided to check …

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Sometimes it sucks waiting for the end of a story. Other times, it only serves to build tension. But if you’re looking for an edgy, completed young adult series (a series you don’t have to wait years to read the ending to), then look no further than this list of completed series of young adult …

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Young Adult Book Review: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo The final book in the Grisaverse Trilogy, Ruin and Rising, was everything I expected it to be—almost. Same great writing, same lovable characters, broken hearts and action and adventure. But there was on thing I didn’t get, and from what I’ve read of other reviews, …

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Young Adult Book Review: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo Book Two of the GrishaVerse trilogy starts off pretty much where the first book ends. Now, this book begins with one of my pet peeves. If you haven’t read the book yet, or even finished the first book of the GrishaVerse, you may not want …

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Young Adult Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo GrishaVerse is one of those series that you can’t stop hearing about. I was able to borrow the original GrishaVerse trilogy from a friend a while back. The books are told by the perspective of Alina Starkov, a teen-aged orphan who, surprise, turns out to …

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You know, I’m pretty sure that in all my life I will never be able to say enough about Holly Black and her fantastic writing. I grew up loving the idea of Fairies (the big, human-ish ones that we now call the Fae, in order distinguish them from the tiny little ones with wings (which …

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Young Adult Book Review: The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater I finished this series a while ago but I am just so behind on my book blogging! Long story short, I love The Raven Cycle series by Maggie Stiefvater. In fact, The Raven Cycle Series is definitely in my top 5 favorite YA Fantasy Series. …

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Young Adult Book Review: Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Steifvater In the third book of the Raven Cycle, we see more of Blue, as suggested by the title, though don’t get me wrong, the story is still fairly evenly split between the main characters. I’m writing this blurb a bit after finishing the last …

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Young Adult Book Review: The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater I finished this book a long time ago, but am terribly behind on book reviews, so you’ll actually see what I thought of the entire Raven Cycle series in very short order (hint: I loved it). The Dream Thieves, picked up right where The Raven …

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