Hayley Cann

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 78
Helpful votes received on reviews: 96% (354 of 367)
Location: Québec, Canada
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 78 - Total Helpful Votes: 354 of 367
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
I expected cringe worthy prose of girl power, especially since the protagonist is (of course) an assassin (girl power oblige). But, I was pleasantly surprised. There is enough of what will keep the younger reader's mind entertained in this book. Action, emotion, a written in the stars romance with a foreign prince who's the right amount of nice and bad ass.

But it's done in a rather nice way. From other young adult novels you might expect the plot to pretty much showcase protagonist Katsa rather than pit Katsa against obstacles that are actually difficult for her to overcome. And I like that Prince Po (the male protagonist in this book) does have his reasons to fall for her, and… Read more
Dark Mist Rising by Anna Kendall
Dark Mist Rising by Anna Kendall
This is the follow-up book to Crossing Over. In this book, Roger has settled down in a small village with Maggie, and, at first, it seems as though the terrible events of before are behind them. But Roger is restless, and nightmares about his mother plague him. At the same time, the political consequences of the events from Crossing Over are reaching even the most remote areas of the Queendom. Skills the like of Rogers are valuable for some, and dangerous to others. Either way Roger is a target, and soon finds himself in the deepest of troubles with no other way than to cross over into the realm of the dead once again.

First off, this is the kind of book where characters reflect… Read more
Nova Interchangeable Deluxe Set by Knitter's Pride
Nova Interchangeable Deluxe Set by Knitter's Pride
It's ok for the price. But it's not worth one penny more, which is a shame as it's almost always bought as a measure to save time and money.

It comes in a range of needle sizes that is about what you'd get in other brands, it does have a slippery coating on the needles but nowhere as smooth as the addi Turbo. And you do get enough cables. But it is in every way made of cheaper material. Don't leave the cables where a cat or a dog can find them, because they're tempting and they will not resist a good chew. The coating of the tips does wear off and consider this kit has not been around very long, so we're only just now seeing the problems arise.

There is a "key"… Read more

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