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Diana Peterfreund

Forfatter af For Darkness Shows the Stars

27+ Værker 3,753 Medlemmer 332 Anmeldelser 12 Favorited

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Værker af Diana Peterfreund

For Darkness Shows the Stars (2012) 846 eksemplarer, 95 anmeldelser
Rampant (2008) 716 eksemplarer, 72 anmeldelser
Secret Society Girl (2006) 411 eksemplarer, 26 anmeldelser
Ascendant (2010) 278 eksemplarer, 34 anmeldelser
Across a Star-Swept Sea (2013) 267 eksemplarer, 18 anmeldelser
Under the Rose (2007) 230 eksemplarer, 11 anmeldelser
In the Hall with the Knife (2019) 213 eksemplarer, 22 anmeldelser
Omega City (2015) 138 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Rites of Spring (Break) (2008) 133 eksemplarer, 9 anmeldelser
Tap & Gown (2009) 112 eksemplarer, 8 anmeldelser
Among the Nameless Stars (2012) 91 eksemplarer, 9 anmeldelser
In the Study with the Wrench (2020) 74 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
Morning Glory: A Novel (2010) 68 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
The First Star To Fall (2013) 44 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
In the Ballroom with the Candlestick (2021) 41 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Errant (2013) 35 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Eternal Spring: A Young Adult Short Story Collection (2012) 20 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Omega City: The Forbidden Fortress (2017) 12 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Aloha (2023) — Forfatter — 8 eksemplarer
Foundlings (2013) 5 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse

Associated Works

Zombies vs. Unicorns (2010) — Bidragyder — 1,319 eksemplarer, 90 anmeldelser
Shadowhunters and Downworlders: A Mortal Instruments Reader (2013) — Bidragyder — 413 eksemplarer, 17 anmeldelser
Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned From Judy Blume (2007) — Bidragyder — 335 eksemplarer, 16 anmeldelser
Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron (2012) — Bidragyder — 315 eksemplarer, 17 anmeldelser
Foretold: 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction (2012) — Bidragyder — 258 eksemplarer, 13 anmeldelser
Kiss Me Deadly: 13 Tales of Paranormal Love (2010) — Bidragyder — 256 eksemplarer, 17 anmeldelser
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume Five (2011) — Bidragyder — 149 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
Mind-Rain: Your Favorite Authors on Scott Westerfeld's Uglies Series (2009) — Bidragyder — 107 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Magic City: Recent Spells (2014) — Bidragyder — 92 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
Brave New Love (2012) — Bidragyder — 84 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
The World of the Golden Compass: The Otherworldly Ride Continues (2007) — Bidragyder — 67 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Through the Wardrobe: Your Favorite Authors on C. S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia (2008) — Bidragyder — 59 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
The Best Horror of the Year Volume Twelve (2020) — Bidragyder — 55 eksemplarer
All Is Found: A Frozen Anthology (Frozen Anthology, 10) (2023) — Bidragyder — 8 eksemplarer
Cast of Characters (Anthology 28-in-1) (2012) — Bidragyder — 6 eksemplarer
When the Hero Comes Home: 2 (Volume 2) (2013) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer

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And the story concludes. This is by far the weakest story of the trilogy, but it does wrap things up in a nice bow. The Murder Crew discover that Green was a twin, but the mystery of which twin really died, who is the bad guy and can we ever recover because the biggest question in the last murders of the series. Part of me wanted a Happily Ever After, or at least a funny end. But we got a Clue movie end. Meaning there were multiple ends, and one could choose an end, or just accept that the final end was the real end. This was the worst book of the group and felt like more of an afterthought. They did not have Tim Curry to hold everything together and get us laughing. I am glad I read the series, but I am even more glad it is over.… (mere)
LibrarianRyan | 1 anden anmeldelse | Jun 7, 2024 |
Blackbrook Academy, Maine, Contemporary (p.2019)

1 Prestigious Science Academy
1 Winter Storm Surge, leaving
11 Students and Staff taking refuge in
1 Former Mansion Turned Reform School Turned Girls' Dorm

6 Characters inspired by the Original Clue (7 if you count Headmaster Boddy)
Several References to the Classic Clue Weapons
2 Secret Passages (with at least 1 very clever entrance)
Rotating PoV

1 Broken Stained Glass Window
1 Dead Bod(d)y
Terribly Done Mopping

2 Secret Identities
2 Potentially Career-Ending Secrets

The Short Version:
A fun middle-grade/YA mystery inspired by the board game (and the 1985 movie) with clever backstories tying characters to their game counterparts and some of the more outrageous names being tied to more believable last names. Colonel Mustard thus become Sam "Mustard" Maestor - a new arrival fresh from military school. Beth Picach is a tennis star who dyes the ends of her hair blue. Professor Plum becomes a research-obsessed science genius who barely looks beyond his test tubes. Mr. Green becomes townie and scholarship student Vaughn Green - who helps with maintenance and janitorial work in addition to classes. Mrs. White is the dorm proctor.

I liked this, and I enjoyed how all of the secrets flying around leaves plot for the sequels. It's fairly lightweight, but makes full use of the secret passages and familiar lay-out of the mansion. I will happily read the next.
… (mere)
Caramellunacy | 21 andre anmeldelser | Apr 12, 2024 |
This was a fast, exciting read, as many supernatural books of late have been. Nice butt-kicking main character, great setting (Rome), great monsters to fight (unicorns), and original in many ways. The reason it's a 3 and not a 4 is simply that there were some confusing parts, parts that I think many young people would get tripped up on. Some of the characters loyalties were never clear, and there were some actions with shaky motivation. BUT, a great read nonetheless.
nogomu | 71 andre anmeldelser | Oct 19, 2023 |
Kiaya40 | 21 andre anmeldelser | Jun 19, 2023 |



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