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NinaCS has commented on (3) products.

The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer
The Supernaturalist

NinaCS, March 27, 2009

Supernaturalist works excellently within the chosen frame. It gives you flashes from the main characters' thoughts, but concentrates on creating a believeable vision of one possible future of humankind where unimportant people are treated like animals, or even worse. The supernatural dimension with the Parasites describes beautifully the possibility of choosing your own reality, even within a world that seems to be without hope.
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Graceling by Kristin Cashore

NinaCS, March 27, 2009

I was positively surprised by the excellent quality of storytelling in Graceling. The story works beautifully on several dimensions, showing the developmental process of Katsa, as well as her love story with prince Po, all within a whirl of well developed plot. The frames of the actual story are well written too, and it is very easy to get into the world of gracelings. Awesome book! I hope Kristin Cashore writes more soon.
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The Hunger Games (Hunger Games #01) by Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games (Hunger Games #01)

NinaCS, March 27, 2009

I am wondering the other reviews, as I found Hunger Games quite shallow, plot being overly stretched and very predictable. The frames of the story are great, and it could have been an awesome book, so maybe I was just expecting more of it. While comparing Hunger Games to other books of the same genre (for example The Traveler - trilogy, Eoin Colfer's Supernaturalist or Neil Gaiman's books) the difference of quality becomes very obvious. I hope the sequel of Hunger Games proves me wrong.
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