Saturday, September 25, 2010

2010 book 236

Julie Berry's The Amaranth Enchantment
This YA fantasy book starts off strong enough--after Lucinda's parents die in an accident, she's forced to live with her cruel aunt and work in a shop, until the mysterious Amaranth Witch comes calling--but quickly disintegrates into a pack of YA fantasy cliches. Also, it's just a pet peeve of mine when characters consider themselves deeply in love after two brief conversations. B-.

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