The Archived Book Review

The Archived Book Review

The Archivved Book review


The Archived by Victoria Schwab

Published by: Hyperion

Published on January 22, 2013

321 Pages

Genre: young adult, fantasy

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Mackenzie Bishop, has a secret life, she is a Keeper of the dead. The dead ae kept in the archive to preserve their memories and sometimes the dead awake and escape to a place called the narrows. It is up to Mackenzie and others like her to return them to the archive before they escape into the outer work (our world). Continue reading “The Archived Book Review”

Half Bad by Sally Green Book Review

Half Bad by Sally Green Book Review

Half Bad by Sally Green Book Review


Half Bad by Sally Green

Published by: Viking Books for Young Readers

Published on: March 4, 2014

394 Pages

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Half Bad is an urban fantasy set in England, where witches exist and they are divided between good and bad. White witches are good and black witches are bad. Nathan, our main character happens to be both, which is unheard of and because he is half white and half black he is under constant scrutiny from the council of white witches. Not only is he half black but his father, Marcus, happens to be the most feared black witches of all. Continue reading “Half Bad by Sally Green Book Review”

Illuminate by Aimee Agresti

Illuminate by Aimee Agresti

Illuminate Book Review

Illuminate by Aimee Agresti

Published by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published on: March 6th 2012

534 Pages

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Illuminate is about a girl named Haven Terra who has been given the opportunity to intern at The Lexington Hotel. There she will shadow the young owner Aurelia Brown as preparations begin for the hotel’s grand opening.

Haven meets and ends up falling for Lucian, who is second in command to Aurelia, she is shocked when Lucian reciprocates the same feelings for her. Slowly, Haven learns that Lucian might have ulterior motives and things are not as they seem at the hotel. Can Haven discover the truth of what’s really going on at The Lexington Hotel before it’s too late? Continue reading “Illuminate by Aimee Agresti”