Review : The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

Review : The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge Pages : 384 Genre : Historical Fiction, YA Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Faith Sunderly leads a double life. To most people, she is modest and well mannered—a proper young lady who knows her place. But inside, Faith is burning with questions and curiosity. She keeps sharp watch of her surroundings and, therefore, knows secrets no one suspects her of knowing—like the real reason...

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Review : Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Review : Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Pages : 320 Genre : YA Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual...

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Review : The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

Review : The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis Pages : 352 Genre : YA, Thriller, Contemporary Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn’t feel bad about it. When her older sister, Anna, was murdered three years ago and the killer walked free, Alex uncaged the language she knows best. The language of violence. While her crime goes unpunished, Alex knows she can’t be trusted...

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Review : The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich

Review : The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich

The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich Pages : 400 Genre : YA, Horror Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Three students: dead. Carly Johnson: vanished without a trace. Two decades have passed since an inferno swept through Elmbridge High, claiming the lives of three teenagers and causing one student, Carly Johnson, to disappear. The main suspect: Kaitlyn, “the girl of nowhere.” Kaitlyn’s diary, discovered in...

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Review : The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

Review : The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin Pages : 448 Genre : Fantasy Series : The Broken Earth, book 2 My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS… FOR THE LAST TIME. The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night. Alabaster Tenring – madman, world-crusher, savior – has returned with a mission: to train his successor, Essun, and thus seal the fate of the Stillness...

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Review : Changeless by Gail Carriger

Review : Changeless by Gail Carriger

Changeless by Gail Carriger Pages : 374 Genre : Paranormal, Steampunk, Historical Fiction, etc. Series : The Parasol Protectorate, Book 2 My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Alexia Maccon, the Lady Woolsey, awakens in the wee hours of the mid-afternoon to find her husband, who should be decently asleep like any normal werewolf, yelling at the top of his lungs. Then he disappears; leaving her to deal with a regiment of supernatural...

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Review : Belgravia by Julian Fellowes

Review : Belgravia by Julian Fellowes

Belgravia by Julian Fellowes Pages : 402 Genre : Historical Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : On the evening of 15 June 1815, the great and the good of British Society have gathered in Brussels at what is to become one of the most tragic parties in history – the Duchess of Richmond’s ball. For this is the eve of the Battle of Waterloo, and many of the handsome young men attending the ball will find...

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Review : Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

Review : Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel Pages : 320 Genre : Speculative Fiction Series : Themis Files, Book 1 My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near her home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square hole, its walls glowing with intricate carvings. But the firemen who come to save her peer down upon something even stranger: a little girl...

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