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Except the Queen by Jane Yolen
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May 28, 2010

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bookshelves: children-ya, fantasy-fiction, maybe-reread-sometime, cover-faceless-female
Read on May 28, 2010

Maybe more like 3.5.

I put this on my YA shelf with great trepidation. Mature YA readers (and adults, of course) only.

Anyway, this was one of those books I was starting to feel the "Do I want to keep reading this?" itch in the back of my brain about. It's not well-homogenized at the beginning, but a few chapters in the synergy kicks in.

In the past Jane Yolen has been hit or miss with me. In this one, though, I would say she is very much on.

For my reference: Serana is Jane Yolen's, Meteora is Midori Snyder's (source.
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