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“Thanks for the Trouble” by Tommy Wallach

I have been incredibly lucky in that the last few book I’ve read have been pure genius. Thanks for the Trouble is no exception. I bought this book when I was in Dymocks in Queen St Mall, forever and a day … Continue reading

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“Holding Up the Universe” by Jennifer Niven

Pro Tip: Never ever ever drop your book in the bath tub. Particular not when you are less than 20 pages before the end of a  book that you’ve been reading, pretty much non-stop, for 4.5 hours. Turning waterlogged pages may … Continue reading

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“The Boy Who Lost Fairyland” by Catherynne M Valente

You know when a favourite author releases a new short story or novella or even a single damned scene that involves a minor character from a favourite series and you just start squealing all over the place? Yeah, this was … Continue reading

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“The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There” by Catherynne M Valente

Before I get into this review, I just want to say that yes that is a colouring-in bookmark. I’m saving it for the end of the year. I think I’m going to need some relaxation after this semester. But moving … Continue reading

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“The Grownup” by Gillian Flynn

A little while ago, I took part in that viral Facebook status that was all about generating book sales. You probably saw it: the status about #savetheculture (I think that was the hashtag) where if you were one of the first … Continue reading

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“Written in My Own Heart’s Blood” by Diana Gabaldon (Outlander #8) 

I’m back! I’m finally back! Have you guys missed me? Cos I’ve missed you. The past few months have been a tad challenging. I got fired for the first time. Ever. But I managed to get a new job, that … Continue reading

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“Every Move” by Ellie Marney (Every #3)

I now understand why it took me so long to read Every Move. Because now that it’s over, there’s no more Watts and no more Mycroft. And that breaks my heart. If you haven’t read the other books in the Every series, I … Continue reading

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