This Chick Read: Perfected by Kate Jarvik Birch

There are a couple of spoilers in this review. Read at your own risk…

Ella has been born and trained to be a pet. Yes, just like a dog, Ella is adopted by a family, micro chipped and brought home to live in her new home. She has been trained to be a perfect girl, she plays the piano, can make idle conversation, and can keep her own emotions at bay. She doesn’t know how to do the things normal girls can do, like read or swim. She is adopted into a Senator’s family. The Senator who helped pass the bill to make it ok to own humans again. Continue reading “This Chick Read: Perfected by Kate Jarvik Birch”

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This Chick Read: Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth has taken a creative  left turn out of a dystopian society like Tris and Four inhabited in the Divergent series to a world where your place in society was determined by your currentgift. At least Tris and Four got to choose the world they’d live in, Cyra and Akos’ fate was out of their own control. I am not a woman who likes their path chosen for them so the beginning of this book was a little frustrating for me. Never fear, our hero and heroine soon chose their own paths, and once they did the speed of the story picked up and the reading of it became more enjoyable. Continue reading “This Chick Read: Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth”

This Chick Read: Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Illuminae takes reading a novel to the next level. It is part book, part graphic novel, and all fun! The story of Kady Grant and Ezra Mason is told through a series of emails, military diaries, memos and narrated videos. It is set in 2575, and starts pretty normally with Kady breaking up with Her boyfriend Ezra. That should have been the most dramatic thing to happen that day, but it wasn’t. Continue reading “This Chick Read: Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff”