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Review: Night Beach, Kirsty Eagar

Review: Night Beach, Kirsty Eagar

I don’t want romance and stolen kisses and sweetness and hand holding. I want something so big it’s like two planets colliding, with an aftershock that I feel for the rest of my life. Where to start with this book.  This is not a run of the mill Young Adult… Read more »

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Review: The Immortal Rules, Julie Kagawa

Review: The Immortal Rules, Julie Kagawa

We are vampires, Kanin had told me, on one of our last nights together. It makes no difference who we are, where we came from. Princes, Masters and rabids alike, we are monsters, cut off from humanity. They will never trust us. They will never accept us. We hide in… Read more »

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Review: The White Oak, Kim White

Review: The White Oak, Kim White

After years of pretending at emotions, he’d grown to appreciate their mystery, their chaos and randomness. Sometimes they were predictable, one-dimensional, almost stupid – other times they were so confounding, complex, and exquisite that he was convinced humans really were as special as they thought themselves to be. The White… Read more »

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Review: Timeless, Alexandra Monir

Review: Timeless, Alexandra Monir

“Sixteen long years of unbearable waiting. I can’t do it anymore. She was supposed to return—she always did—and now I see the cruelty in this helpless waiting, living at the mercy of Time. Dragging through the days, I ask myself why I bother when I know that the one place… Read more »

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Review: The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

Review: The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

“You may tell a tale that takes up residence in someone’s soul, becomes their blood and self and purpose. That tale will move them and drive them and who knows what they might do because of it, because of your words. That is your role, your gift.” An impressive debut… Read more »

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Review: Kill Me Softly, Sarah Cross

Review: Kill Me Softly, Sarah Cross

You couldn’t hide from bad things and pretend they didn’t exist–that left you with a dream world, and dream worlds eventually crumbled. You had to face the truth. And then decide what you wanted. I’ve always loved fairytales.  I remember in high school reading Beauty by Sheri S Tepper and… Read more »

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Review: Incarnate, Jodi Meadows

Review: Incarnate, Jodi Meadows

“Who am I?” My first spoken words. “No one,” she said. “Nosoul.” In a world of 1 million souls that have been reincarnated countless times over the span of 5000 years, on one fateful night the temple flashed dark during the birth of a baby girl.  Instead of a normal… Read more »

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Review: Unspoken, Sarah Rees Brennan

Review: Unspoken, Sarah Rees Brennan

“You’re crazy,” said her best friend, Angela, as the bell rang to signal five minutes before the first class on the first day back at school. “They said that about all the great visionaries.”. “You know who else they said it about?” Angela demanded. “All the actual crazy people.” Every… Read more »

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