Stephanie (Reading is Better With Cupcakes) Stephanie's Comments (member since May 17, 2010)


Stephanie's comments from the Young Adult Fiction for Adults group.

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Jul 12, 2012 01:47AM

1112 Please come check out my YA review blog. It is new, so it is small, but it will grow. I have a lot of hopes and dreams I plan to make a reality for it!

http://croutonscrunchyreviews.blogspo...
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Jan 18, 2012 11:16PM

1112 My blog is still pretty new. I try to read a lot of different things, but some how I still mostly read YA books. Please follow it if you will. =)

http://bookshelfofabookaddict.blogspo...
1112 This sounds very interesting!
Jun 16, 2010 07:41PM

1112 Ali wrote: "Ok... started and finished The Hunger Games last night... stayed up until 3:30am this morning to finish it! I simply couldn't put it down. I think about every emotion known to man hit me throughou..."


And then you get to wait with the rest of us for Mockingjay! Come faster August!
Jun 04, 2010 02:20PM

1112 I hear that about Spells. That the beginning is slow. I haven't heard much about the end result though.
Jun 04, 2010 12:53PM

1112 =O. Dont tell me which guy it is or ill destroy you! I know who I hope for, but then again the other one wasn't exactly a well developed character in Wings (Tamani) in my opinion. All I got was what he looked like and that she had some connection with him. Im assuming that he becomes more developed in Spells since she goes to the faery realm for her summer and actually spends time with him.
Jun 03, 2010 02:24PM

1112 However, I believe Miley is also attempting to break away from Disney nowadays.. So maybe she will choose not to do it, so that she may "blossom" into her true nature...and stop pretending to be the goody goody we know she isn't.
Jun 03, 2010 02:06PM

1112 I just finished wings...and wow Cyrus being lauren...eww.
May 31, 2010 09:07PM

1112 Mmmm I agree. I loved HP, but I am more or less satisfied with their ending and storyline. I wouldn't mind a new, fantabulous series out of her though.

Then again, HPs shoes are going to be pretty hard to fill.
May 23, 2010 10:35AM

1112 Im currently reading My Sister's Keeper and I like it so far. I have seen the movie and it is fairly different. I would recommend it to you guys, also I just finished The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Societyand I really liked it.
May 20, 2010 09:29PM

1112 Just finished Coraline and enjoyed it. Different from the move, but similar enough that you could tell it was indeed the same story. A nice easy read for anyone looking for a quick one.
May 20, 2010 04:59PM

1112 Just started Coraline, easy read...already about half way through. I like so far.
May 18, 2010 11:49AM

1112 Alan, I'm fairly sure you are right about that... Especially if you are a newer author.

Have you tried going to a local bookstore seeing if they will host a book signing for you yet?
May 17, 2010 11:37AM

1112 I just finished Hunted yesterday. I like the series, however, I find that I need to read one and go off and read something else before I pick up the next one. I actually had initially started reading Hunted a few months ago, but I had to put it down. I couldn't do it then. I went off and read other stories, enjoyed other worlds, and then came back to Zoey Redbird and really enjoyed it.

I like the way it is written. I think for the age genre it is geared towards it makes it easier for the reader to relate to Zoey. Yes, some of the pop culture references are a bit too much at times. It is almost like they are trying to hard to ensure that the younger readers are going to be able to relate to the story.

I also find the Twins rather annoying. I don't like all her "boy" problems and I think Damien could be a bit better developed. To me he is starting to feel like a walking stereotype placed in the story for some sort of balance. Actually, now that I think about it, quite a few of the characters are more or less walking stereotypes.

However, I will continue reading. I have this thing with series, no matter if they are boring, I find I have to finish them at some point in time.


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