Category: Reviews

Review: Graevale, Lynette Noni

Review: Graevale, Lynette Noni

The fourth and penultimate book in Lynette Noni’s Medoran Chronicles, Graevale, has been highly anticipated since the dramatic end of book three. This review contains spoilers for the earlier books in the series, so you might like to read my review of book one, Akarnae instead. If not, read on!

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Review: Scythe, Neal Shusterman

Review: Scythe, Neal Shusterman

In 2042, humans stopped counting the years, because once you can live forever, the passage of years becomes less important. Computational power became infinite, and the Thunderhead (a new, improved cloud) took over all aspects of human knowledge. Suddenly, death had been conquered, but to ensure the population could never… Read more »

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Review: Reign the Earth, AC Gaughen

Review: Reign the Earth, AC Gaughen

Shalia, a proud daughter of the desert, marries King Calix in order to buy her people protection. In the kingdom of the Bonelands, the elemental mages, called Elementae, have been hunted down over the years, and when Shalia starts to display powers of her own, she is terrified for her… Read more »

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Review: Stinky Street and other books for kids

Review: Stinky Street and other books for kids

Are you looking for a last-minute present for the young reader in your family? Look no further – Macmillan has several hilarious reads that my young reader and I have been enjoying throughout this year. The first is Stinky Street Stories, a collection of four pongy stories, written by Alex… Read more »

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Review: Unearthed, Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Review: Unearthed, Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Unearthed is the first in a new series from Meagan Spooner and Amie Kaufman, authors of the Starbound Trilogy as well as other bestsellers. If you loved These Broken Stars, then there’s a good chance you’ll also enjoy Unearthed. The story is told from two points of view: Amelia (or… Read more »

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Review: Family Don’t End With Blood, Lynn S Zubernis

Review: Family Don’t End With Blood, Lynn S Zubernis

Family Don’t End with Blood is a collection of heartfelt essays about how one television show has changed the lives of viewers, and members of the cast. Some of the stories are joyful celebrations of fandom and learning to express enjoyment of perhaps less-than-mainstream entertainment. Others are frank descriptions of… Read more »

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Review: Esme’s Wish, Elizabeth Foster

Review: Esme’s Wish, Elizabeth Foster

Esme’s Wish is Elizabeth Foster’s debut fantasy book for middle grade to young adult readers. Esme’s mother was lost at sea, but Esme knows that can’t be the whole truth. When her father remarries and she’s left alone with her horrible aunt while the newlyweds are off on honeymoon, she… Read more »

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Review: This Mortal Coil, Emily Suvada

Review: This Mortal Coil, Emily Suvada

Emily Suvada’s debut novel, This Mortal Coil, is set in a terrifying future where a destructive plague threatens the human race. In this future, cybertechnology has progressed so far that everyone is implanted with a bud in their arm at birth, which grows into a neural network controlled with a… Read more »

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