Monthly Wrap Ups

April Wrap Up 2017

April was a month of I honestly don’t know what. I just wasn’t in the mood to read a physical book. I got into an audiobook kick so that’s what I listened for most of the month. The thing is, it takes me a really long time to finish audiobooks so I only read 4 books this month. But that’s okay because I’m back into reading for May. 🙂

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Rankings (Least Favorite to Most Favorite):

See No Color By Shannon Gibney

The Night Circus By Erin Morgenstern

Where Am I Now? True Stories of Girlhood & Accidental Fame By Mara Wilson

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life By Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Reviews This Month:

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life By Benjamin Alire Sáenz

The Night Circus By Erin Morgenstern

Book Reviews

Review: The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

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Published: March 7th 2017 by Clarion Books

Source: Local Library

Format: Hardcover

Page Count: 452

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQ+, Family Dynamics

Synopsis: The first day of senior year:

Everything is about to change. Until this moment, Sal has always been certain of his place with his adoptive gay father and their loving Mexican-American family. But now his own history unexpectedly haunts him, and life-altering events force him and his best friend, Samantha, to confront issues of faith, loss, and grief.

Suddenly Sal is throwing punches, questioning everything, and discovering that he no longer knows who he really is—but if Sal’s not who he thought he was, who is he?

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Spoiler Free Review: 

If you’ve read Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets the Universe, you may know how beautiful Benjamin Alire Sáenz stories are. This story is no exception. I don’t consider myself as someone who cries over books. I can fangirl and my heart can fell heavy and feels like it’s being torn out, but I don’t ever cry. I can only think of two other books that have made me cry, Black Beauty and The Honest Truth By Dan Gemeinhart. I think that if a book can have that much emotion out of me, it is definitely a good one.

Sáenz’s writing is very similar to some free verse poetry I’ve read. It’s very simplistic but has the same nostalgic, out of this world tone to it. It’s a little difficult to explain, but his writing is one of my favorite types of styles I’ve read from. Here is a line from the book:

“Life had its seasons, and the season of letting go would always come, but there was something very beautiful in that, in the letting go. Leaves were always graceful as they floated away from the tree.”

So like Ari & Dante, there isn’t an actual substantial plot to this story. Really it’s Salvador going through the trials and tribulations of life, along with his friends and family. The story is also very slow paced and there are chapters where nothing important happens. Normally, this would bother me but when it comes to Sáenz, I love his slow burning, character driven stories. There was also quite a bit of character deaths in this book, more than I expected. One of the most significant elements is the grief and moving past a loved ones death.

As always, the character truly made the story great. Sal was a mixture of both Ari and Dante. He had some of the anger that Ari had and a lot of the sweetness Dante has. His behavior was very naive and childlike, but it was actually more endearing than annoying. I mean the dude refused to say the f and b word. Which is relatable since I feel the same way. I didn’t like Sam at first because she talked down to Sal and it seemed like she was manipulating him. Her character development was done really well so she did make up for her earlier behavior. Fito was a total complete Adam Parrish from The Raven Cycle. His backstory and personality was so similar to Adam’s that I immediately loved him. I wonder if Benjamin Alire Sáenz read The Raven Cycle.

Hands down, my favorite character was Sal’s dad, Vicente. Out of all the parental figures I’ve read about in books, he is by far my favorite. This is not an understatement, trust me. Vicente truly teaches Sal what it’s like to be a man. There isn’t any stereotypes on how hunting will “make you become a man.” It’s shown through compassion and kindness for your lived ones. He values Sal’s opinion and actually holds meaningful conversations with him. He isn’t just a father figure to Sal but to Sam and Fito as well. He’s really a too pure for this world kind of guy and I can see why so many people were all over him. He truly is an amazing father and character.

My one issue with this book was the sexism and gender stereotypes that seemed to be pokes between the characters. There was a joke on how Sam didn’t throw like a girl as well as others. There were also some homophobic statements and stereotypes on gay people. Those were added for character development and showing Sal’s own ignorance. However, the sexism still rubbed me the wrong way and I really wish it wasn’t included.

Overall, The Inexplicable Logic of My Life is another beautiful story written by an amazing author. I’m definitely looking forward to reading more by Benjamin Alire Sáenz.

Rating: 4/5

T.V. Shows

Predictions & Theories: The Flash Season 3 Ep. 19

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So I actually planned on doing an entire Season 3 Review, but since I have a lot of theories on this week’s episode, I need a place to let my feelings out. This will be more of a theories/predictions rather than a review, but I will have an overall season review coming when Season 3 ends. Also, this will have MAJOR SPOILERS for Episode 19, so if you haven’t watched it, I would strongly suggest you do. Otherwise, you can read my nerding out below. 🙂

SPOILERS:

So Episode 19 was all about Barry going to the future and try and find a solution to beat Savitar before he kills Iris. Caitlin has become Killer Frost, things have gone sh*t. The episode was pretty gloomy and sad, but it did get intense towards the end. Barry returns with a lead and the goal is to find Caitlin/Killer Frost before she teams after Savitar. Little do they know, Savitar has already found her. The episode ends with Savitar wanting Caitlin to accept herself as Killer Frost and to show his trust he reveals himself. Now there was apart of me that actually thought Savitar’s true identity would be revealed, but that wouldn’t work. If they’ve been teasing us for a while, why not tease us a a little more. The episode ends with barely a glimpse of a human coming out of the suit. Caitlin widens her eyes and immediately trusts him. Now the question is, who is the person Caitlin would trust immediately? Who is Savitar?

The rest will be a bunch of theories and ideas. So my first thought was Savitar is totally Ronnie (which I’m sure everyone believed). But then after some consideration and looking through other people’s predictions and thoughts, I came to the conclusion that it couldn’t be true. I can totally understand why some people might say it could be Ronnie. In season 1, Ronnie sacrificed himself and supposedly ended up dying in the wormhole. But what if he survived and ended up in the speed force. But why would he want revenge on Barry and want to kill Iris? Also, in the future, who Wally saw as Savitar traumatized him and he doesn’t know Ronnie. Also I feel like that the writers want us to think Savitar is Ronnie.

Another prediction is Cisco being Savitar. Cisco definitely has the motive and is someone Caitlin would trust. But Cisco isn’t a speedster so I’m not sure how that would work. My main prediction is Barry himself. When Savitar said to Barry “I am your greatest enemy”, the implication was that Barry’s greatest enemy is himself. My sister actually had the prediction that Barry could be from another Earth and in that Earth, Iris ended up dying. Barry’s twisted idea of revenge is to go to all of the Earths and kill Iris so the other Barrys can feel his pain and anguish. Or Barry is the time remnant that he made in the Season 2 finale and he’s somehow after Barry. Another theory is that it is Barry from the original timeline and he’s come after Barry. Or since Savitar is from the future, Future Barry is Savitar from when he went missing when he went after Reverse Flash. I also saw a theory that what if Savitar showed himself to Caitlin as the person she is most closest to which in this case is Ronnie. Somehow, Savitar is able to morph himself into whomever the person is closest to. Which means whoever Wally saw as Savitar must be himself because it traumatized him so badly. This theory is really interesting and the one I agree with the most. The question is who truly is Savitar?

So here are all of the theories, some are mine and some I’ve seen on Twitter or Tumblr. I’m really excited and dying to know what happens next in The Flash. Let me know some of your theories in the comments!

T.V. Shows

Review: Shadowhunters Season 2 (Ep.1-10)

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Season 2

Episodes 1-10

City of Bones (Mortal Instruments #1) Review

City of Ashes (Mortal Instruments #2) Review


Spoiler Free Section: 

If you’ve watched my reviews for the Mortal Instruments series, you would know I am not a fan of it. I have a multitude of issues with it which I do go in more depth in my reviews if you like reading rants. So why would I even bother watching the show? I could say one word: MALEC. But also because I see so much more potential in the show to remedy some of the flaws I’ve seen in the books. Also, there are a lot more POC as well so that’s of course a plus. 


The first season of Shadowhunters was obviously terribly cringe worthy and all around cheesy. But I was honestly impressed with how much improvement there’s been in Season 2. There’s been little to no cheesy dialogue, the pacing did suck for the first few episodes, but that improved as well. Also, in my opinion, I genuinely like where the story is going and there’s a lot of conflicts that I hated in the books that’s been improved. Is there room for improvement? Always. But in general, I really liked this half of the season and I’m excited to see what 2B holds. 


Spoiler Section:

PLOT: So I’m going to be honest, I don’t pay nearly as much attention to the plot as I do the characters. Basically, the season begins with Jace being with Valentine and Clary and crew are trying to find him before the Clave does. I wasn’t too interested in this aspect of the plot. I never liked Jace so you can see why (nothing against Dom Sherwood, he’s great). Jocelyn, Clary’s mom ends up dying, which was a total surprise. I guess they didn’t really have a use for her but she really didn’t need to be killed off. I think her death might be a plot point later on. Also, the whole thing with Simon and his mom wasn’t really handled realistically either. His mom seemed to accept of Simon so easily, I mean if it was my mom she would demand answers out of me for disappearing for so long. Not to mention call the police to come and find me.


Izzy ends up addicted to yin-fen which was an interesting character arc. I don’t think Raphael should have been brought into it, since their relationship was extremely unhealthy. Then of course we get to Valentine wanting to activate the Soul Sword which would ultimately destroy the entire Downworld. Clary has angel blood, Jace thinks he has demon blood and can destroy the Soul Sword, but he ends up activating because turns out he has angel blood as well. What a surprise. But what was really disappointing was when he activated the sword, only the Downworlders in the room died. It really undermined the power of the Sword. I mean, they could have activated the sword without any Downworlders in the room and no one would have to die. Right? Why go through all that trouble in the first place?


Also, the big “you’re not siblings” reveal happened, which was a pleasant surprise. Personally, I hated that whole aspect so I was glad they got rid of it pretty quick. In the books, it was super uncomfortable and felt like incest(even if it wasn’t). But I think the way it was revealed was underwhelming. Why would Valentine all of a sudden reveal that Jace and Clary aren’t siblings without an ulterior motive? I think there’s a lot more to it than was revealed. Episode 10 ends with a mysterious shadow walking off with the Soul Sword. Who could that be? I mean we’re all aware it’s Sebastian. Even if Sebastian was super creepy in the series, he was pretty interesting so I’m excited to see his introduction to the show. Overall, the plot started off a bit messy and all over the place, but it did improve and I am genuinely interested to see where it goes in the second half of the season.


CHARACTERS: Starting off with our main protagonist, Clary Fairchild. I don’t think I’ve mentioned this before, but I like T.V. show Clary so much better than book Clary. Book Clary annoyed me to no end, but this Clary is so much more mature. A lot of the girl drama and shallow attitude wasn’t present which I really appreciated. Also, Kat MacNamara is a total cinnamon roll and so sweet. Not to mention, Clary and Izzy’s relationship is one of the best aspects to the show. They took out a lot of the initial girl hate between the two in the books. I think you could take it as both platonic or maybe something more. I don’t care what’s supposed to be endgame, I will always ship Clizzy. 😉


Jace was actually a lot better in this season, in Season 1 he felt pretty bland and boring to me. This season, there was more of an internal struggle with his character. In addition, what I hated about the books, specifically City of Ashes was the way Jace treated Clary when they were “siblings.” The T.V. show took out a lot of the obnoxious attitude and petty drama. I especially loved the scene where he respected Clary and Simon’s moment and didn’t intrude. Also, the scene between Jace and Simon in episode 8 was too great. I ship them. You could say, this show has me shipping the “never to happen” non-canon ships. 


As for Malec, AKA the main reason a lot of people watch the show, I thought it was done really well. When they fought, (more so Alec being a dick) Magnus didn’t take his shit and they talked it out like a healthy couple. There was a lot of development for their relationship and they’re pretty much the power couple in Shadowhunters, let’s be real. Of course there was a lot of controversy surrounding the cut off sex scene. Which I definitely understand, since we had to out up with that extremely uncomfortable scene with Jace having sex with a Seelie which lasted a few excruciating minutes. Of course, there was barely anything of LGBT couple. It’s really unfair that so many Malec scenes are cut off or very short. Considering, they are the more popular ship, they should be getting more screen-time. They could be teasing us so we’ll see. The Malec scene at the end of episode 10 was my favorite and I probably watched it like 10 times.  


So that was an unnecessarily long review and I honestly was not expecting it to be this long. Overall, this first half of the season was mostly a success and I can’t wait to see what the next half of the season holds. 

Rating: 8/10

Monthly Wrap Ups

March Wrap Up 2017

So March was definitely the worse month so far this year. The reading slump hit me really hard. I really wasn’t in the mood to read which is totally fine, since we all have those moths. Nonetheless, I still read four books, which is still pretty good for a reading slump. Also, I barely reviewed any books this month because like I said, I was in a funk. Also, the pictures are all (except for Every Falling Star) from my bookstagram @everthereader.

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Rankings (Least Favorite to Most Favorite):

The You I’ve Never Known By Ellen Hopkins

The Sun Is Also a Star By Nicola Yoon

Every Falling Star By Sung Ju Lee & Susan McClleland

The Hate U Give By Angie Thomas

Reviews This Month:

The You I’ve Never Known By Ellen Hopkins

(I know there’s only one review listed here, but the others are coming soon, I promise!

Monthly Wrap Ups

February Wrap Up 2017

So February went by way too fast, but it was pretty good reading month and I ended up reading more than I did in January, despite it being a shorter month. But clearly the out of the ordinary is the norm for me. 

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Rankings (Least Favorite to Most Favorite):

Wires & Nerve (#1) By Marissa Meyer

Windwitch (Witchlands #2) By Susan Dennard

Don’t Let Him Know By Sandip Roy

Room By Emma Donoghue

Dreadnought (Nemesis #1) By April Daniels

Another Brooklyn By Jacqueline Woodson

Piecing Me Together By Renée Watson

A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) By V.E. Schwab

Small Great Things By Jodi Picoult


Reviews This Month: 

Windwitch (Witchlands #2) By Susan Dennard

Dreadnought (Nemesis #1) By April Daniels

Piecing Me Together By Renée Watson

Small Great Things By Jodi Picoult

A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) By V.E. Schwab

Monthly Wrap Ups

January Wrap Up 2017

Sorry this is very belated because I’m a huge procrastinator. What’s new. So for the first month of 2017, I did read a lot of great books. Also, a bunch of T.V. shows came back on and A Series of Unfortunate Events aired as well on Netflix and I loved it! Review will be coming soon. I didn’t end up reviewing a lot of books this month because I was busy with school but hopefully I’ll do better next month. 🙂

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Rankings (Least Favorite to Favorites):

Nevada By Imogen Binnie

I Am Not a Serial Killer (John Cleaver #1) By Dan Wells

The House on Mango Street By Sandra Cisneros

Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case By Patricia Hruby Powell, Illustrated By Shadra Strickland

Jane Steele By Lyndsay Faye

A List of Cages By Robin Roe

History is All You Left Me By Adam Silvera

Everything I Never Told You By Celeste Ng

 

Reviews This Month:

Everything I Never Told You By Celeste Ng

Nevada By Imogen Binnie

History is All You Left Me By Adam Silvera

A List of Cages By Robin Roe

 

Book Reviews

Review: The You I’ve Never Known By Ellen Hopkins

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Published: January 24th 2017 by Margaret K. McElderry Books


Source: Local Library


Format: Hardcover


Page Count: 608


Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQ+


Synopsis: For as long as she can remember, it’s been just Ariel and Dad. Ariel’s mom disappeared when she was a baby. Dad says home is wherever the two of them are, but Ariel is now seventeen and after years of new apartments, new schools, and new faces, all she wants is to put down some roots. Complicating things are Monica and Gabe, both of whom have stirred a different kind of desire.


Maya’s a teenager who’s run from an abusive mother right into the arms of an older man she thinks she can trust. But now she’s isolated with a baby on the way, and life’s getting more complicated than Maya ever could have imagined.

Ariel and Maya’s lives collide unexpectedly when Ariel’s mother shows up out of the blue with wild accusations.

 

Spoiler Free Review:

I thought it was about time I read some Ellen Hopkins since my sister really enjoyed her books, The You I’ve Never Known sounded the most interesting to me since it included LGBTQ+ aspect to it. I actually took out a part of the synopsis, due to it spoiling a huge part of the novel. If you do plan on reading this book and don’t want to be spoiled, I would recommend skipping over the synopsis.


Nearly all of Hopkins’ books are written in verse and this one was no different. Parts of the book were written in prose or journal format, but it was mostly in verse. I always enjoyed stories in verse anyway and it flowed really well together. But I also found the story to be very slow which was disappointing since I expected it to go pretty fast, due to the format. As for the plot, I felt like it didn’t really start until more than half way through. A lot of the story felt like filler and unnecessary drama. I also thought that the ending was very unfulfilling, there was no closure to a huge aspect of the plot and it ended up just disappearing. 


As my sister had warned, I really didn’t like any of the characters. Ariel was your average teenager and I really couldn’t stand her homophobia and biphobia, but obviously it was how she had grown up and apart of her development. In general, Ariel was kind of irritating and a stupid teenager. Then again, I really shouldn’t have expected anything different. I really liked her friend Monica, but I did feel like she was heavily stereotyped, having being Mexican. However, I myself am not Mexican so that depends on what people who are actually Mexican think. It is true that some stereotypes are true. Besides Monica, I really enjoyed Maya’s character, though I wish there was more from her perspective.


Overall, The You I’ve Never Known was an enjoyable read, I had some issues with the plot but it was entertaining as a whole. 

Rating: 3/5

Book Reviews

Review: The Book Thief By Markus Zusak

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Published: September 18th 2007 by Alfred A. Knopf (first published 2005)

 
Source: School Book

 
Genre: Historical Fiction, World War II, Classic

 
Synopsis: It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will be busier still.

By her brother’s graveside, Liesel’s life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Gravedigger’s Handbook, left behind there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery. So begins a love affair with books and words, as Liesel, with the help of her accordian-playing foster father, learns to read. Soon she is stealing books from Nazi book-burnings, the mayor’s wife’s library, wherever there are books to be found.

But these are dangerous times. When Liesel’s foster family hides a Jew in their basement, Liesel’s world is both opened up, and closed down.

In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.
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Spoiler Free Review:
Reading The Book Thief can be deemed as difficult to start, mostly on account of the raves and tears that so many have expressed. I was pretty apprehensive going into this book, the ending had been spoiled for me, but I decided to give it a try anyway. The Book Thief surprised me, inspired me, and opened my eyes to a part of a history that isn’t discussed nearly enough and is just as important. You will be introduced to a thought provoking and impactful story that will leave you reflecting for days on end.

The most interesting aspect of this book, I would have to say is the writing style. The narrator is Death. Some would think of it as a spirit, but Death truly felt like a human, almost. It was surprisingly witty and it was interesting to read from a perspective who saw everything.

The setting takes place on Himmel Street in Germany. Initially, I thought that since it was a World War II novel, there would be a focus on the Holocaust. The Jewish who were killed and tortured was a significant and terrible time in history. But what isn’t discussed is the Germans who lived in the midst of World War II. They were regular civilians, but were oppressed as well. This book focuses on the German civilians who weren’t Jewish, but were in poverty and them trying to survive as well.

The main character is Liesel Meminger who is adopted by Rosa and Hans Hubermann. I really loved her character and her personality. Despite her being very naive, she was mature for her age and very headstrong. The relationships she formed with each of the characters were very exceptional. Rosa seemed like a grumpy and mean woman, but behind the curse words and glares, she has a big heart. The relationship Liesel had with Hans was incredibly sweet and powerful. Hans became my favorite character, his kindness and compassion outshined every other character. As for the other characters, I think it is for the reader to discover by themselves.

The ending of this book was what I most terrified of. I knew what was coming and I didn’t want it to end. Despite the tragic ending, I found to be bittersweet. There was just enough hope to balance out the sadness.
All in all, I would highly recommend giving it a try. It may sound boring to you at first, but it’s a classic that can possible change your perspective on life. 

Rating: 5/5

Book Reviews

Review: The 5th Wave By Rick Yancey

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Published: May 7th 2013 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

Series: The 5th Wave Trilogy #1

Source: Local Library

Synopsis: After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one.
Now, it’s the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see. Who have scattered Earth’s last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, Cassie believes, until she meets Evan Walker.

Beguiling and mysterious, Evan Walker may be Cassie’s only hope for rescuing her brother—or even saving herself. But Cassie must choose: between trust and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death. To give up or to get up. 

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Dear Mr. Rick Yancey,

I am a huge fan of The Monstrumologist and The Curse of the Wendigo in your Monstrumologist series. Well, I would say it is still unclear if Will Henry wrote and really exists. I did like The Isle of Blood but I felt like it was too long. The Final Descent really disappointed me. But, I’m not here to talk about The Monstrumologist series. I’m here to discuss my thoughts on your famous The 5th Wave which the movie trailer had leaked. I was tempted to watch the movie trailer first but made myself read the book  so I could imagine the characters in my head rather than see the trailer ruin it for me. I loved your writing style in The Monstrumologist series and I wondered if this would be just as good.  

The 5th Wave was very accurate and realistic on how the humans would react if the world was taken over by aliens. However, I did find the the”waves” confusing in the beginning but it cleared up towards the middle. Cassie, in ways was your typical female heroine, determined to find her little brother. I’m glad it was a little brother instead of the cliche, tough, bad-ass older sister who is determined to protect her sweet and innocent little sister. I found Sammy or Sams adorable. Though I do think Bear is not a good name for a teddy bear. Then again, my own teddy bear was called Beary so I guess that’s pretty hypocritical. 

When I first met Evan I was irritated at him. “Cassie for Cassiopeia was doomed, a breathing corpse. Run or stay, there was no hope. He was wasting time.” You think? If he wanted to kill her so badly shoot her already! He’s not human anyway. But, Evan Walker is a much more complicated character. Unfortunately, I could not like him. In some ways, he reminded me of Edward from Twilight, since he was a creeper. He read her diary, stalked her, and watched her while she slept. Creepy, indeed. Fortunately, Cassie was equally freaked out and angry as I was when she learned of this. This brings to the main problem I had with this book which is usually why I enjoy books less. 

I’m sorry to say that I found the romance irritable.What did Evan Walker see in this girl that he shot in the leg? He saw defiance, selflessness, beauty both inside and out, strength and determination. He nursed her back to health, yet at the same time lied to her. It was only a few weeks until he kissed her and said he wa sin love with her. I was confused. They had barely interacted in the beginning and Cassie didn’t know him well. It was so frustrating to read. How exactly did they fall in love? There was no chemistry at all and it was insta-love. 

I did enjoy Ben Parish’s story. His was much more interesting and you really were able to see what was going on in Camp Haven and how the aliens controlled the humans. I found their nicknames amusing especially Dumbo,Teacup, and Zombie. Ringer was my favorite character. She was so kick butt and reminded me of Lilah from the Rot and Ruin Series By Jonathan Maberry. I really wish she became squad leader rather than Ben. She taught  Ben a lot about leadership and was very clever. I really wish the story had switched POVS  with Ben and Ringer. To me that sounds like a much more intriguing story. The friendship with Ben and Ringer was my favorite relationship in the story. She was a mentor to Ben as well as a friend. 

The writing style in this book was also different than The Monstrumologist. This does make sense since the narrators are a bunch of teenagers and it is science fiction. To conclude, I would say this was part enjoyable and half irritating to read. I can see why many enjoyed this book. Sadly, I cannot get myself to like it fully. There were aspects of the book I liked but frankly I do not wish to continue with this series. This is not a horrible and it was very well written but I’m overall disappointed. I hope you understand Mr. Yancey. I do like most of your books but this just wasn’t one my favorites. If you ever read this review, Thank You for taking the time to read my rant. I truly appreciate it. 

Yours truly, 

Saowbia 

Rating: 2.5/5