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Review: Half a King, Joe Abercrombie

Review: Half a King, Joe Abercrombie

Prince Yarvi suddenly finds himself King when his father and brother are slain. He immediately questions whether someone born with a withered hand would be able to lead his people. After a betrayal and attempted murder, Yarvi is forced into a journey far from home, during which he must find… Read more »

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Review: Blackbird, Anna Carey

Review: Blackbird, Anna Carey

This was my first foray into reading Anne Carey, I never read the Eve trilogy and this synopsis intrigued me with its mystery/thriller elements. Blackbird is one of those stories which has you as confused as the main character for the entirety of the story and its a breath of… Read more »

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Review: The Jewel, Amy Ewing

Review: The Jewel, Amy Ewing

    The Jewel was completely different to what I expected when I first picked up this book and I don’t mean that in a bad way.  Underneath the glamour and pretty dresses of this debut dystopian novel by Amy Ewing is an undercurrent of systematic human abuse, forced surrogacy… Read more »

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Review: The Feral Child, Che Golden

Review: The Feral Child, Che Golden

A wild and relentless story about Maddy and her cousins on a perilous quest to rescue Stephen from the Winter Queen’s court. It’s been a while since I picked up a middle-grade book so I was looking for an exciting one, and The Feral Child certainly didn’t disappoint – this dark faery… Read more »

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Review: The Falconer, Elizabeth May

Review: The Falconer, Elizabeth May

You won’t find any flitting silver-winged faeries in this story, oh no. These faeries will rip your heart out given half a chance. With its steampunk-Scottish-faerie hunting premise, not to mention the gorgeous cover, I couldn’t resist this book. I really did enjoy reading it, too. Aileana and her faerie… Read more »

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Review: Elusion, Claudia Gabel & Cheryl Klam

Review: Elusion, Claudia Gabel & Cheryl Klam

I was very excited to read Elusion.  Apart from a beautiful cover it sounded a bit like a YA version of Tad William’s Otherland series and I simply love this idea of entering into Virtual Reality that is so advanced you feel like you are quite literally in another world…. Read more »

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Review: The Murder Complex, Lindsay Cummings

Review: The Murder Complex, Lindsay Cummings

The Murder Complex is set in the future like most dystopians and boy is this one creepy screwed up world! In fact I don’t think a world has disturbed me quite so much since reading Neal Shusterman’s Unwind and that is saying something.  This story is centred around 2 characters… Read more »

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Review: Dark Eden, Chris Beckett

Review: Dark Eden, Chris Beckett

On the sunless world of Eden, a small group of humans live among the warm, glowing trees and six-legged creatures. Several generations ago, a ship arrived on Eden by accident. After they tried to repair the damage, the crew decided to try to return to Earth, but two remained –… Read more »

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Review: Side Effects May Vary, Julie Murphy

Review: Side Effects May Vary, Julie Murphy

I find after getting involved with reviewing and Goodreads that I’m inundated with books I’m desperate to read, fantastic books for the most part as I’ve gotten better at reading between the lines of book blurbs and other reviews at sifting out books I will generally like.  What all these… Read more »

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