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Review: The Wizards of Once, Cressida Cowell

Review: The Wizards of Once, Cressida Cowell

Cressida Cowell might be best known for her plentiful How To Train Your Dragon series, but this new series is well worth a read. It may be classed as a children’s book, but if you’re the sort of person (of any age) who likes dark, mysterious stories, full of magic… Read more »

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Review: The Novice, Taran Matharu

Review: The Novice, Taran Matharu

– An enjoyable YA fantasy involving demon summoners in a Tolkien-esque world. What’s not to like? Fletcher is an apprentice blacksmith. One day, he is given a strange old book by a passing salesman and suddenly discovers a hidden power. It’s a common trope, and in this case it’s the… Read more »

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Review: Waiting For Doggo, Mark Mills

Review: Waiting For Doggo, Mark Mills

Dan’s girlfriend Clara actually did him a favour by taking off overseas without telling him, leaving him with their rescue dog in their inner-city London flat. In a short time after that, he not only lands an awesome job at an advertising agency, but he is also introduced to his… Read more »

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Review: The Walled City, Ryan Graudin

Review: The Walled City, Ryan Graudin

The Walled City is billed as YA but is full of brutal and heart-breaking issues. The Walled City itself is a kingdom of thieves, prostitutes and drug lords. Three teenagers live there – Mei Yee, who was taken from her family as a young girl and forced to be a prostitute for the drug… Read more »

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Review: The 100, Kass Morgan

Review: The 100, Kass Morgan

I was super excited to get this book, I haven’t seen the TV show but keep waiting for it to start showing here in Australia on free to air TV (apparently channel GO acquired the rights).  So I started to read this with great anticipation and I think I must… Read more »

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Review: Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

Review: Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

This is going to be very difficult to review without giving some spoilers away, especially since I am bursting to discuss that ending. Luckily, Gone Girl is our Book Club choice for May, so thankfully I will be able to delve into the strange tale to my heart’s content. This… Read more »

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Review: The Rithmatist, Brandon Sanderson

Review: The Rithmatist, Brandon Sanderson

I have a confession to make – this is the first Brandon Sanderson book I’ve read (*prepares for excommunication from fantasy fans*). I do have a couple sitting on my shelves but I haven’t had much of a chance for epic fantasy lately! Enter The Rithmatist, with great reviews from… Read more »

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Review 2: Embrace, Jessica Shirvington

Review 2: Embrace, Jessica Shirvington

On Violet’s seventeenth birthday, she discovers that her destiny is to become one of the Grigori – guardian angels who protect the world from the influence of the Exiled Angels. She reacts rather violently to this, denouncing her friend Lincoln for not telling her sooner. She then runs off with… Read more »

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