Monthly Archives: December 2013

“The Fiery Heart” (Bloodlines #4) by Richelle Mead

Here’s the thing about YA fiction: it’s addictive. It’s fast-paced, sexy (most of the time), and the characters are amazing. Well, if you’re reading good YA. And Bloodlines  is good YA. I re-read the first three books in the series so … Continue reading

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Bon Jovi – Because They Did

This post has been a few days in the making. While I was in Brisbane, I was running around here, there, and everywhere for Christmas, or I was working at my old job (yes, I really did), or I was … Continue reading

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“The Last Stand of the New York Institute” by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, and Maureen Johnson

I’m too excited to even bother with my usual rambling intro. Let’s just dive straight into how amazing this was for the Mortal Instruments canon, shall we? First of all, we get to see Valentine’s Circle at the very beginning, when everyone … Continue reading

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The S.S. Sydrian

Of all the ships docked at the YA Fantasy marina, the S.S. Sydrian has to be one of my favourites. For those of you woefully unaware of who these adorable people are, I am more than happy to explain: Sydney Sage and … Continue reading

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#14 “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki

i. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ii. Dracula – Bram Stoker 1.  Lolita– Vladimir Nabokov 2. Holiday in Cambodia – Laura Jean McKay 3. Only Human – Gareth Roberts 4. Beautiful Chaos – Gary Russell 5. The Silent Stars – Dan Abnett 6. American Gods – Neil Gaiman 7. Every Breath – Ellie Marney 8. Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman 9. Delirium – Lauren Oliver … Continue reading

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Screw the Program!

Incarnation – Emma Cornwall The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Neil Gaiman A Study in Scarlet – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell Teeth – Hannah Moskowitz The Fiery Heart … Continue reading

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ii.”Dracula”by Bram Stoker

i. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ii. Dracula – Bram Stoker 1.  Lolita– Vladimir Nabokov 2. Holiday in Cambodia – Laura Jean McKay 3. Only Human – Gareth Roberts 4. Beautiful Chaos – Gary Russell 5. The Silent Stars – Dan Abnett 6. American Gods – Neil Gaiman 7. Every Breath – Ellie Marney 8. Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman 9. Delirium – Lauren Oliver … Continue reading

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