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Miss Clark

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The Rising
Kelley Armstrong
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There
Ana Juan, Catherynne M. Valente
The Mark of Athena
Rick Riordan
Princess of the Silver Woods
Jessica Day George
The Serpent's Shadow
Rick Riordan
The Demigod Diaries
Rick Riordan
Scarlet
Marissa Meyer
Curse of the Thirteenth Fey: The True Tale of Sleeping Beauty
Jane Yolen
The Sandman: The Story of Sanderson Mansnoozie
William Joyce
Perfect Scoundrels
Ally Carter
Enchanted Ivy - Sarah Beth Durst 2 - 2.5 stars

I loved Sarah Beth Durst's Into the Wild and the sequel, but Ice was not quite as good. Enchanted Ivy has a few good sections, but is overall just lacking. The characters just do not come alive and the magical aspect of the world is not explored at any length and the themes that are there just are not followed up on. It was so easy to call the bad guy and the romance? Not feeling the soulmate vibe there. At. All. And while there are certainly an abundance of amazing descriptions of Princeton, which Sarah lovingly and magically portrays, that alone is not enough to make this book enjoyable.

I would not personally recommend it, but I am really looking forward to Sarah's next work, Drink, Slay, Love!