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: Caraval by Stephanie Garber This book sat on my shelf for a while before I finally picked it up. When I started reading Caraval, I wasn’t so sure about a book that takes place at a circus type thing in a fantasy world, but you know what, it works. Sister’s Scarlett …

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Young Adult Book Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater. This is one of those books that you hear about forever, and that you know a lot of people love, but you just put it off because something about it doesn’t appeal to you. To me, I didn’t like the cover or the blurb, so I …

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Young Adult Book Review: The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon Every so often I take a break from Young Adult Fantasy books and read something along contemporary lines. Most of the time I love these books, but for some reason it’s one genre I just can’t read back to back. Maybe because …

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Young Adult Book Review: Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner Sometimes the problem with borrow e-books (or audiobooks) from the library is that they expire and if I haven’t read them fast enough then I need to go on the wait list to borrow them again. This happened with Their Fractured Light. …

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Young Adult Book Review: Prodigy by Marie Lu Prodigy is the second book in the Legend Trilogy by Marie Lu. This book has a fairly high rating on Goodreads, and I have some friends that just love this series. I think the books are okay, but I don’t seem to find them as engaging as …

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Young Adult Book Review: Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit I picked up Anna and the Swallow Man from my local library on audiobook when I was browsing for a new listen. The story is about Anna, a young girl orphaned during the second World War, and her subsequent journey through Poland. I …

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Young Adult Book Review: Lost Stars by Claudia Gray I’ve mentioned this book before. It was one of the books I listed in My 2017 Reading Roundup but it’s taken me a long time to get around to posting my review of it. And of course the gorgeous picture. I actually own a hardcopy of this book, …

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Young Adult book review: Leia Princess of Alderaan, by Claudia Gray. Not only am I a Star Wars fan, I’m a huge Princess Leia fan. I absolutely adore this book cover, and had to have the book. This book provides a good background to Princess Leia’s character, and was much like I expected. This book …

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Young Adult Book Review: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black I wasn’t sure what to expect when I started this book, but I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised. The Darkest Part of the Forest is a beautifully written (and I mean pink-sunset beautiful) novel about a young girl, her …

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Young Adult Book Review: The Savage Dawn by Melissa Grey I loved The Girl At Midnight series from the first, and really looked forward to the third book. While I enjoyed the Savage Dawn, I felt like not as much happened as could have, and the characters sat around for a long time thinking about …

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