Author: Amy Engel

The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

Posted February 20, 2017 by Christy / 1 Comment
The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

Before I say anything else, let me say this. This book is seriously dark and it will not be for everyone. The things that happen in this book are disgusting and the fact that everyone acted like it was no biggie made this a very difficult read for me and it’s something that will turn a lot of readers off. With that being said, the writing and the mystery is what kept me going even though I was seriously disgusted with most of these characters. It’s no secret that I loved Engels YA duology, The Book of Ivy, so when I saw another book with her name on it, I immediately added it to my TBR without first reading the […]

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The Revolution of Ivy | Was AUH-MAZ-ZING

Posted October 26, 2015 by Christy / 6 Comments
The Revolution of Ivy | Was AUH-MAZ-ZING

*WARNING – SPOILERS AHEAD FOR THE FIRST BOOK, THE BOOK OF IVY.  If you have not read The Book of Ivy, proceed at your own risk. Remember in my review of The Book of Ivy when I said “HOLY FREAKING ALIEN BABIES, THIS BOOK IS AMAZING”?  Well, that statement holds true for The Revolution of Ivy as well. I Was Scared In all honesty, I was kind of scared going into TRoI, only because I loved the first one SO much and I wanted the sequel/ending to be just as amazing as the first.  I was also so scared that things wouldn’t end the way I wanted them to.  If you’ve read the first book then you know that things […]

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Book Review | The Book of Ivy by Amy Engel

Posted January 12, 2015 by Christy / 26 Comments

Format: Paperback Source: Purchased Publisher: Entangled Teen Publication Date: November 11, 2014 My Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars After a brutal nuclear war, the United States was left decimated. A small group of survivors eventually banded together, but only after more conflict over which family would govern the new nation. The Westfalls lost. Fifty years later, peace and control are maintained by marrying the daughters of the losing side to the sons of the winning group in a yearly ritual. This year, it is my turn. My name is Ivy Westfall, and my mission is simple: to kill the president’s son—my soon-to-be husband—and restore the Westfall family to power. But Bishop Lattimer is either a very skilled actor or he’s […]

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