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    Book Reviews

    Review: “Valiant,” Holly Black

    August 24, 2016

    After re-reading Holly Black’s debut YA novel, Tithe, I was rendered a little disappointed. I am glad to say that although Valiant still rubbed me the wrong way in a lot of aspects, the story and…

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    Review: “Tithe,” Holly Black

    August 23, 2016

    Tithe was Holly Black’s first YA novel and unfortunately, it shows. Published in 2004, what was once a gritty and edgy urban fantasy for teens now pales in comparison to newer stories in the genre such…

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    Review: “Vengeance Road,” Erin Bowman

    August 18, 2016

    Having got my taste for YA Westerns from Rae Carson’s Walk on Earth a Stranger, I was fully expecting to dive into Vengeance Road and love it straight off the bat. Sadly, that wasn’t the case.…

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    Monthly Shelf Recap

    Monthly Shelf Recap – July, 2016

    August 10, 2016

    I totally SMASHED my TBR pile last month with 16 BOOKS READ. Along with a new e-reader, I also went to the library and picked up some books I’d been wanting to read FOR-EVER. My favourite…

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    Feature: Launching In

    Launching in… August, 2016

    August 9, 2016

    Some fantastic Young Adult titles are hitting the shelves this month – below is a collection of some of the most notable! From contemporary to fantasy, horror to romance… there’s sure to be something you love!…

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    Book Reviews

    Review: “Torn,” Jennifer L. Armentrout

    July 24, 2016

    Torn unfortunately didn’t offer an improvement on Wicked, but I was more prepared for what I would find within the pages this time around, which I guess is saying something. Like its predecessor, Torn is slow-moving,…

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    Review: “Wicked,” Jennifer L. Armentrout

    July 21, 2016

    And the award for the most predictable book I’ve read in 2016 goes to…. *sigh* Wicked, despite being set against the gritty, historic streets of New Orleans is the epitome of ‘predictable, tropey urban fantasy’.…


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