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Book Hipsters Book Review: Champion by Marie Lu

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Once again, our Book Hipsters have reviewed a round of books for you. Today, we’re featuring Kathryn’s review of Champion by Marie Lu, the third and final installment in her series that began with Legend. Are you a fan? Did you miss our Legend discussion? Leave a comment below!

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Title: Champion

Author: Marie Lu

Reviewed by: Kathryn, Age 12, Grade 7

Series: Book #3 of the Legend series

Genre: Science Fictionchampion.indd

What grade would you give this book? B+

Summary: It is a book about a war between the colonies and the Republic of America. The two main characters, Day and June, are fighting for the Republic and Day has to give up his brother for testing to find a cure for the disease that started the war.

What do you think of the cover? I don’t like the cover because it does not have much to do with the book.

Does the cover accurately reflect the contents? No, but one dream Day has is represented by the cover.

Were you disappointed with the book for any reason? Yes. It wasn’t as good as the first two books.

 

 

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Title: Cirque du Freak series

Author: Darren Shan

Look for the first book in the series, A Living Nightmare, in our YA series area.

Look for the first book in the series, A Living Nightmare, in our YA series area.

Reviewed by: Noel  S., 10th Grade

Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural

What grade would you give this series? A+

Synopsis: Darren Shan, a normal kid, becomes trapped in a web of crazy, destructive, and evil web of events after stealing a vampire’s spider in a freak show. When he becomes a vampire, he has to make certain “adjustments” in order to adapt to his vampire life as a vampire’s assistant. His course of horror is only decided by his destiny, and that course is going to change many, many things…

What do you think of the covers? The covers were amazing. They grabbed my attention immediately.

Do the covers accurately reflect the contents? Yes.

Were you disappointed with the book for any reason? There were many sad moments that the main character went through, but everything else was just awesome.

Book Hipsters Review: The Blue Girl by Charles de Lint

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Looking for some great books to read on your snowdays? Book Hipsters Club has been hard at work reviewing! Read on for Lauranne’s review of Charles de Lint’s The Blue Girl.

  • Title: The Blue Girl
  • Author: Charles de Lintblue girl
  • Reviewed by Lauranne W., 10th Grade
  • Genre: Urban Fantasy
  •  What grade would you give this book? A+

Synopsis: The main character, Imogene, moves to a town. Unfortunately, while she’s made a best friend and gotten out of the gang side of school, her childhood imaginary friend has come to life. Weird creatures and the school ghost are following her around and she’s attracted the attention of some malevolent creatures.

What do you think of the cover? I like it. It fits the main character well, even if it is another girl on the cover.

Does the cover accurately reflect the contents? I guess, because she’s blue (literally).

Were you disappointed with the book for any reason? The ending was a little quick.