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Review: Ivory and Bone, Julie Eshbaugh

Review: Ivory and Bone, Julie Eshbaugh

Ivory and Bone is described as ‘A prehistoric fantasy—with allusions to Pride and Prejudice.’ This is the story of the people of several tribes in prehistoric times – their lives, loves and conflicts. This book is unusual in that most of it is narrated by Kol, but he is telling the story… Read more »

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Review: Sword and Verse, Kathy MacMillan

Review: Sword and Verse, Kathy MacMillan

A slave population, denied reading and writing. A girl, taken from her island home as a girl and chosen to be trained as Tutor to the royal family. A prince, wishing to be a better man than he perceives his father to be. The premise of Sword and Verse sounded… 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: After the End, Amy Plum

Review: After the End, Amy Plum

Hmmmm I don’t quite know where to start with this review.  There were parts during this book that I was eye rolling in disbelief and then there were parts where I couldn’t put the book down.  My rating for this one changed continuously while reading it and even now I… Read more »

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Review: Panic, Lauren Oliver

Review: Panic, Lauren Oliver

She thought all you needed to do – all any of them needed – was to get out. But maybe you carried your demons with you everywhere, the way you carried your shadow. This was such an enjoyable and engrossing contemporary novel.  I absolutely loved the Delirium series and while Panic… Read more »

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Review: Into the Still Blue, Veronica Rossi

Review: Into the Still Blue, Veronica Rossi

Please note: This review is for the third book in the Under the Never Sky trilogy, and so contains spoilers for the first two books. You may wish to read my reviews for Under the Never Sky or Through the Ever Night on The Oaken Bookcase, or Leila’s Under the… Read more »

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