Rebel Bell by Rachel Hawkins

October 29, 2015

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Harper Price is a southern bell that was born ready for a homecoming tiara. But when the night of her crowning goes crazy, she is given the powers of a Paladin. Now she is a guardian with agility, super strength, and lethal fighting skills; she is charged to protect her least favorite person in the universe, David Stark. Things get complicated when Harper starts to fall for him, and learns that his fate could be to destroy the Earth.

This book was pretty good. There wasn’t anything wrong with it, it just wasn’t one of my favorites. I liked how the main character kept saying that she wasn’t a Paladin, she was a cotillion girl, homecoming queen, and a southern belle. I loved how she’d be fixing her makeup, then she’d knock out six bad guys, then finish fixing her makeup. The plot was good, with just the right amount of action. It also had a really good ending and thankfully, no major plot twists. I will be looking forward to the (hopefully) sequel. It was good, and I recommend it to you.

~Erin

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Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins

June 24, 2015

Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins is a story about, well, a southern belle named Harper Price who thrives on being the most perfect girl in her town. On homecoming night, Harper is determined to win homecoming queen, but sadly forgets her lipgloss. As she applies it in the bathroom, she hears Mr. Hall, a middle aged janitor for the school, burst in, with a gash across is stomach. Harper, terrified, watches as he dies in her arms, and at the same moment, her history teacher, Mr. DuPont, marches in with a blade in his hand. Harper’s life is about to change in a big way.

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Teens’ Top Ten 2011: Demonglass (Hex Hall #2)

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Demonglass (Hex Hall #2) by Rachel Hawkins is one of the Teens’ Top Ten nominations for 2011.

MAJOR SPOILERS for Hex Hall. You have been sufficiently warned.

DemonglassAs if killing her demonic grandmother, watching a friend die & losing the boy she loved to a society bent on destroying her kind wasn’t enough, now Sophie Mercer is spending her summer vacation in England at the council headquarters…with her dad. Fortunately James is feeling generous, allowing Sophie’s pink-loving, vampire best friend Jenna tag along. Oh and he’s also bringing along the dashing healer Cal. Read the rest of this entry »


Teens’ Top Ten Nominee Review: Hex Hall

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Hex Hall coverHex Hall by Rachel Hawkins is one of the Teens’ Top Ten nominations for 2011.

Sophie is painfully aware of the fact that she doesn’t fit it. Not only is she the daughter of a college professor obsessed with all things paranormal, Sophie has never met her father in person, she’s lived in more states than she has celebrated birthdays; oh, and she’s a witch.

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