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Blkosiner's Book Blog

Review YA and Teen books with the occasional NA thrown in.

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He Speaks to Me: Preparing to Hear From God
Priscilla Shirer, Beth Moore
Sarah Crossan
New Day, New You: 366 Devotions for Enjoying Everyday Life
Joyce Meyer
Politically Incorrect Wife with Study Guide
Connie Grigsby, Nancy Cobb
The Power of a Praying® Parent
Stormie Omartian
The Ward - Jordana Frankel What I liked: Ren's strength: She knew how to work hard, she made courageous moves.Her loyalty to her "sister" Aven. Ren met her when they were in the orphanage, she was Ren's first friend, and Ren worked so hard to find her after they were seperated. Aven is sick and Ren does the races, and she is a mole because she works for medicine.The spark between Ren and Derek. It was very subtle and it didn't overpower the story at all. It was an almost there thing.What I didn't like:The lack of world building. For me, I just didn't understand this washed out world. What caused it, how it is different, and more about the disease. We find out a little more as the story goes on, but I was very confused a lot in the beginning.The language wasn't well defined and I didn't know where the words were coming from. Seemed out of context.The amount of technical description, especially of the mobile racers. It completely was over my head.The descriptions of the action didn't sit right with me. I didn't know what was going on.Bottom Line: Good premise but didn't blow me away.