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twilight.jpgTeenage novels usually lack any sense of drama that is grounded in real world physics. A note left in a locker doesn’t cause the girl’s knees to buckle, a dropped tray in the cafeteria doesn’t cause the world to spin off its axis, and a first kiss doesn’t cause the participants to spontaneously combust. It’s hard to find an exception to this rule within adolescent literature, and oftentimes most authors decide to embrace the melodrama and exploit it, and its readers, for all its worth. A select few among these have decided to breathe life into the overtired cliches and paper-thin characters. This is where Stephenie Meyer slips into the running.

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deathly-hallows.jpgHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and final installment of the Harry Potter series, advents much death and sorrow to close to a relatively light-hearted series. Though Deathly Hallows is relatively dark, it has its moments of the warmest hope and sincerity, bringing it to a satisfactory close.

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