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LynneStringer

My Journey in Writing

My name is Lynne Stringer and I love writing! Of course, that’s not all I love. I also love reading books, especially ones that take me out of the every day and into a new world. It doesn’t have to be a completely imaginary world, either. Anything with fascinating characters and interesting storylines will do. My first young adult novel, The Heir, was accepted for publication by Wombat Books and released on 1 June 2013. It is the first book in the Verindon trilogy. It’s so exciting to have a real copy of my book in my hands.

The Evolution of Mara Dyer - Michelle Hodkin

What did I think of The Evolution of Mara Dyer? This should tell you: as soon as I've finished writing this review I'm going to download book three straight away! It was hard pausing long enough to write this before doing it.
The book was good, suspenseful, driven. I hate Jude with a passion. Now I have someone else to hate as well. Michelle Hodkin's writing has made me love her protagonist and I want her to succeed, in spite of everything that is out to make her fail.
There were a couple of points in this book where I felt the pace drop a little bit, most notably in the scene involving the tux and the island, but I loved that scene for what it was so I didn't care. However, there might have been a couple of scenes too many of Mara doubting herself and Noah telling her he would always be there for my tastes.
Other than that, like I said, writing this is just stopping me starting the next book, which better be worth all this angst!