Review : Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Review : Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell Pages : 522 Genre : YA, Fantasy Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : Simon Snow is the worst chosen one who’s ever been chosen. That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right. Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he sets something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding him, his girlfriend...

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Review : My (not so) Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

Review : My (not so) Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

My (not so) Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella Pages : 438 Genre : Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : Katie Brenner has the perfect life: a flat in London, a glamorous job, and a super-cool Instagram feed. Ok, so the real truth is that she rents a tiny room with no space for a wardrobe, has a hideous commute to a lowly admin job, and the life she shares on Instagram isn’t really hers. But one day her dreams are...

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Review : The Girls by Emma Cline

Review : The Girls by Emma Cline

The Girls by Emma Cline Pages : 355 Genre : Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park, and is immediately caught by their freedom, their careless dress, their dangerous aura of abandon. Soon, Evie is in thrall to Suzanne, a mesmerizing older girl, and is drawn...

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Review : This is Our Story by Ashley Elston

Review : This is Our Story by Ashley Elston

This is Our Story by Ashley Elston Pages : 320 Genre : YA, Mystery Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : Five went in. Four came out. No one knows what happened that morning at River Point. Five boys went hunting. Four came back. The boys won’t say who fired the shot that killed their friend; the evidence shows it could have been any one of them. Kate Marino’s senior year internship at the district attorney’s office...

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Review : Harry Potter and The Cursed Child by J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

Review : Harry Potter and The Cursed Child by J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child by J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne Pages : 343 Genre : YA, Fantasy Series : Harry Potter My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his...

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Review : The Call by Peadar O’Guilin

Review : The Call by Peadar O’Guilin

The Call by Peadar O’Guilin Pages : 312 Genre : YA, Horror Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : 3 minutes and 4 seconds. The length of time every teenager is ‘Called’, from the moment they vanish to the moment they reappear. 9 out of 10 children return dead. Even the survivors are changed. The nation must survive. Nessa, Megan and Anto are at a training school – to give them some chance to fight...

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Review : Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris

Review : Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris

Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris Pages : 304 Genre : Psychological Thriller Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace: he has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You’d like to get to know Grace better. But it’s difficult, because you realize Jack and Grace are never apart. Some might call this true love. Picture this: a dinner party at their perfect home, the...

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Review : Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Review : Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Red Rising by Pierce Brown Pages : 382 Genre : Sci-fi/Fantasy Series : Red Rising, book 1 My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity already...

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