Saturday, June 14, 2014

Labyrinth Society: The Versailles Vendetta

Labyrinth Society: The Versailles VendettaLabyrinth Society: The Versailles Vendetta by Angie Kelly
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

When will the second book come out? Angie Kelly did an amazing job. Thank you, NetGalley and Patchwork/Astaea Press for this free book to review!

The plot was stuffed with action, with only a few inevitable info-dumps at the beginning. Most of the book takes place in a single day, but it doesn't feel dragged out.

I really liked Mia. While she and the other girls often appeared older than twelve, she was still a spunky and understandable character.

The ending was confusing, but then again, NetGalley labeled it sci-fi and fantasy, and most books in that genre are. If I mull over it some more it might make more sense.

The writing style was mostly great--Angie Kelly does character voice very well. While all the girls were somewhat similar, each had personal features that helped distinguish them. However, it was often wordy and I had to re-read sentences a lot.

Would I want to read other books in the series? You bet!

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33 comments:

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    1. Sure thing! Thanks for doing this :) Having guest posts while you're away is a great idea.

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    1. It's a very cool book indeed :)

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    2. Sorry if i am being annoying and that my self bio is rather long.

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    3. You're not being annoying at all! I love having comments on my blog :)

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  3. Hi! Cool blog! My name's evan! I'm a teen writer. My work won prize in Writing 1 Class i took last year thats how good of a writer I am so good I won a class writing contest beat the runner up by 10 votes. However I lost the county writing contest to someone from Williams High i think. I did a effort though. I love to write! My blog is a mix music videos and the 40 or so chapters i have done for my mini story i have been posting there called Crime With A Babyish Punishment. If ya wanna read my efforts please go to timeislove200.blogspot.com

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  4. In real life i don't have many friends and can get lonely so if ya want to don't be affraid to shoot me a email whiteevan12@gmail.com or follow me on Twitter @whiteevan12 it is soooo good to know that i am not the only teen writer out there.

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    1. My mom isn't too keen on me giving out my email address, but I'll keep trying to convince her. I'm lonely sometimes too. And I love connecting with other teen writers. :) If you have Google+, there's a great community called Christian Teen Writing and Art where you could post exerts of your work.

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    2. Cool! I can understand your mom's concern. My cousin is not even allowed to email!

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    3. You're fine! By the way, I really like your blogpost: http://timeislove200.blogspot.com/2014/05/analogy.html

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    4. Thanks. That post is in general a copy of a post I took 15 minutes to write in response to this so called christian was was telling me Autism, a disorder i have had since I was sick, is a form of demon posession. The analogy was made by me to help the crazy who claimed mental disorders are the same thing as demon possession understand the life of a disabled person.

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    5. Also don't join mylol.com i am thinking of. Quitting the site when the person on the site i was webcamming with turned out to be a 14 year old drunkard

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    6. Someone thought autism was demon possession?! That's so not true! I can't believe someone would think that.

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    7. The person who thought that seemed to think that we live in 1500s Europe where all that superstition about people being demon posessed and rhe ideas of old women being witches that fly thru keyholes and bring misforutne on houses

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    8. Whoa.... That person might have had a mental disorder himself.

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  5. The only prob thing wrong about this book review is the title of the book! I can't pronouce the title of Labyrinth Society The Vesailles Vendetta well! The author of the book should at least give his/her books a eaissr to pronouce title! Angie Kelley should work on her next book having a easier title to spell so i can recomend it to my book loving cousin without the book appearing not found on Amazon due to mispelling

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    1. Yeah, Versailles isn't easy to pronounce! It's French. I think the L's are silent.

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    2. That explains why the title is hard to pronounce! Sorry for bad grammar and spelling. I am using mobile device ( more specifically , a iPad Mini) I myself though that the title of the book was in Italian!

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    3. Oh wow! I don't think I could type at all with a small screen. I always have to use a computer.

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  6. I could recomend some good book blogs. There's this one blog called Christian Teen Fiction i can't remember it but if you want to read it i follow the blog and i think my profile's list of blogs i follow will list it as a blog I follow.

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  7. The book blog i mentioned is called CTFdevourer.blogspot.com. I think if you love books you will like the blog

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    1. I'm reading that blog right now. :) It looks pretty cool!

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  8. Followed blog by email . My stupid blogger account was getting all messed up and said your blog was not valid

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    1. Thank you! I'm following your "Life" blog.

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    3. Well, it all depends on if she likes you or not. I think you should talk to your mom or dad about this. Maybe they can help. I don't know this girl, so I can't really advise you on this.

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  9. Your blogger profile says you live in detroit. Is detroit realy as bad as many people claim it is. I have a ebay account and jokingly put a bid of 1 dollar on like a falling apart dollar house in detroit. And i almost won a house in detroit for one dollar! I placed a bid after reading a story of a 15 year old girl bought a house for real cheap when the house market crashed and fixed and

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    1. Sold the house. It was good i did not win the dollar home for three reasons. 1. My dad would hate me for buying a falling apart home in the most dangerous part of Detroit.

      2. Money money much money needed to renovate the place:

      3. It turns out the home seller on ebay sold homes and refused to give the house's title deed !

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    2. I myself live in Small Town USA. It's nice here.

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    3. I don't actually live in Detroit, but I've been there a few times. It doesn't look like a very safe place to live.

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