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Not so Giant

By Sonja Nitschke, editor

Jul 24, 2008: A caveat before I proceed: the authors label this story as "the first blog-novel ever published for middle-graders or teens." I write this review from the view point of a twenty-year old writer who was reading adult level books in elementary school.

Giant Girl Rampages is the blog of a girl who is almost 18 feet tall. I found the writing to be overly simple which wasn’t a surprise, given the authors’ description of Giant Girl Rampages (however, I probably would [more . . .]

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By purplepooka, author of Bad Influences

Jan 30, 2013: This is an intriguing and rewarding read, for a lot of reasons. The ship’s voice is engaging from the start. Some of the other characters take their time establishing themselves, but I immediately cared what happened to Starry and her cranky engineer, and wanted to keep reading. Mystery and intrigue are introduced at just the right pace, and developed with subtlety and some very clever and unexpected twists. Descriptive passages are used sparingly and effectively, with a convincing command of the technical details that manages to avoid incomprehensible jargon. Most [more . . .]

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