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 : Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Review : Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty Pages : 492 Genre : Fiction, Mystery Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : A murder… . . . a tragic accident… . . . or just parents behaving badly? What’s indisputable is that someone is dead. But who did what? Three women, each at a crossroads: Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She’s funny and biting, passionate, she remembers everything and forgives no one. Celeste is the kind...

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Review : The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

Review : The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne Pages : 384 Genre : Contemporary Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Nemesis (n.) 1) An opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome; 2) A person’s undoing; 3) Joshua Templeman. Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman hate each other. Not dislike. Not begrudgingly tolerate. Hate. And they have no problem displaying their feelings through a series of ritualistic passive...

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Review : The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

Review : The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness Pages : 336 Genre : YA, Contemporary, Fantasy Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you’re like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up...

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Review : Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson

Review : Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson

Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson Pages : 387 Genre : YA, Mystery Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Mary B. Addison killed a baby. Allegedly. She didn’t say much in that first interview with detectives, and the media filled in the only blanks that mattered: A white baby had died while under the care of a churchgoing black woman and her nine-year-old daughter. The public convicted Mary and the jury made it official. But...

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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 Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

Review : The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak Pages : 304 Genre : Fiction, (YA) Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : The year is 1987 and Playboy has just published scandalous photographs of Vanna White, from the popular TV game show Wheel of Fortune. For three teenage boys—Billy, Alf, and Clark—who are desperately uneducated in the ways of women, the magazine is somewhat of a Holy Grail: priceless beyond measure and...

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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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