J. E. H U N T E R

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

The second book in the Young Adult Reckoners series by Brandon Sanderson moves the action from a futuristic Chicago (Newcago) to a futuristic, dystopian Manhattan (New Babylon). I loved this second book and I found New Babylon (also called Babilar) to be very interesting, but part of what I loved about the first book, Steelheart, …

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In case you missed it, I posted a review of the first book in Brandon Sanderson’s Reckoners Series, Steelheart, last Saturday. I picked up Book 2, Firefight, and began reading but kept coming across this mention of a battle with Mitosis, which sounded familiar, so I checked, and sure enough, Mitosis is a standalone story …

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I have that wonderful spring feeling again! Yesterday it was 7 above, things were melting, and I went out for a walk in weather was finally incapable of freezing me to death in hours. I had books on my mind (of course), and thought, you know, that my upcoming reads would probably like to get …

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This is the last book in the Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld. As you’ll see in my review below, I didn’t like Extras as much as I enjoyed Uglies. It wasn’t a true continuation of the series, but contained new characters in a new place in the same world. Also, this handwritten review contains an …

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Young Adult Book Review: The Assassin’s Blade by Sarah J. Maas If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, then you know that I’m a fan of Sarah J. Maas and the Throne of Glass Series. After reading The Assassin’s Blade, I feel like I have a better background to those years Caleana spent …

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YA Book Review: Girl In Piece by Kathleen Glasgow For the past week I’ve been consuming Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow. As you can see from the picture below, I’ve had this book on my Kobo since the fall, and finally had the pleasure of reading it. When I began, I felt the heavy, …

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Since I heard about the release of The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher, I was excited to read it. I put the book on my Christmas List and was pleased to find it under the tree, though it came with the depressing news that Carrie Fisher had suffered a heart attack on her flight home …

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