Review – Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles #1)


Title : Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles #1)
Author : Marissa Meyer
Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
Published : January 2012
Page : 390 pages
My Rating : 3.5/5


Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl.

Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.

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Review – Heart and Soul


Title : Heart and Soul
Author : Windhy Puspitadewi
Publisher : Gagasmedia
Published : November 2014
Page : 334
My Rating : 4/5


Bagi Erika, harapan telah lama menjelma luka. Saat Ayah pergi, meninggalkan ia dan Ibu, Erika tahu, tak boleh lagi menggantung harap-bahkan untuk sekadar menunggu. Ayah tak pernah kembali. Ia buang jauh-jauh cinta dari semua sisi hati.

Cinta datang dengan luka, itu yang ia pelajari, Namun, ketika seseorang dengan lagu kenangan itu datang, ada resah yang Erika rasakan. Membuat ia mulai bertanya-tanya, benarkah hidup tak melulu tentang luka dan kesedihan? Benarkah cinta bukan hanya tentang akir bahagia, melainkan juga bagaimana kita menemukannya?

Erika tak ingin mencari jawabnya, tetapi laki-laki itu datang dan memberikan bukti nyata. Namun, Erika tahu ia harus bisa memastikan, benarkah dirinya tak akan lagi terluka.

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Review – The Maze Runner (#1)


Title : The Maze Runner (#1)
Author :James Dashner
Publisher : Delacorte Press
Published : August 2010
Page : 375 pages
My Rating : 3/5


If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human.

When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by strangers—boys whose memories are also gone.

Nice to meet ya, shank. Welcome to the Glade.

Outside the towering stone walls that surround the Glade is a limitless, ever-changing maze. It’s the only way out—and no one’s ever made it through alive.

Everything is going to change.

Then a girl arrives. The first girl ever. And the message she delivers is terrifying.

Remember. Survive. Run.

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Review – Dorothy Must Die


Title : Dorothy Must Die (#1)
Author : Danielle Paige
Publisher : Harper
Published : April 2014
Page : 452 pages
My Rating : 4/5


I didn’t ask for any of this. I didn’t ask to be some kind of hero.

But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado—taking you with it—you have no choice but to go along, you know?

Sure, I’ve read the books. I’ve seen the movies. I know the song about the rainbow and the happy little blue birds. But I never expected Oz to look like this. To be a place where Good Witches can’t be trusted, Wicked Witches may just be the good guys, and winged monkeys can be executed for acts of rebellion. There’s still the yellow brick road, though—but even that’s crumbling.

What happened? Dorothy.

They say she found a way to come back to Oz. They say she seized power and the power went to her head. And now no one is safe.

My name is Amy Gumm—and I’m the other girl from Kansas.

I’ve been recruited by the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked, and I’ve been given a mission:

REMOVE
The Tin Woodman’s heart,

STEAL
The Scarecrow’s brain,

TAKE
The Lion’s courage,

And then—

DOROTHY MUST DIE.

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