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#LoveMe – A person who loves you

Why are you doing #LoveMe? A photo of you A word that describes you A person who loves you A note to the past you A note to the future you One thing that’s just for you Share a scar … Continue reading

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“Forbidden” by Tabitha Suzuma 

Have any of you ever read Flowers in the Attic by V C Andrews? It focuses on the story of the Dollanganger children and how they survive when their mother leaves them locked in an attic for years. It’s a brilliant … Continue reading

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“The Book of Lost Things” by John Connolly

You know you’re in for a treat with a new book when your roommate exclaims excitedly over the title in your hand as you read in the lounge room and then continues to gush for the next five minutes over … Continue reading

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The Desolation of The Crown

I want you to take a long hard look at that poster and tell me what you see. Do you see a woman fighting to come out of the shadows? Do you see a woman whose face has been wiped … 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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“Lady Midnight” by Cassandra Clare

I finished Lady Midnight this morning and I’m not entirely sure how I felt about the experience. There’s this thing that seems to happen to YA authors where, when they get popular, editors just let them do whatever they want, at the … Continue reading

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“Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer” by Rick Riordan

I’m going to be completely honest. If I hadn’t won this book at a Penguin YA event that I attended at the Brisbane City Library late last year, I would never have picked it up. I don’t know why. For … Continue reading

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“The Rest Of Us Just Live Here” by Patrick Ness

Within the space of a few weeks, I have read four Ness books. After finishing The Rest of us Just Live Here, I now only have one Ness to go: A Monster Calls. And since that particular unread Ness is going to … Continue reading

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“The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern

I have been meaning to read this book for years. I’d see it on the shelf at Dymocks, hold it, sniff it, and sometimes carry it around the store before I’d put it back down and walk away.  Eventually, The Night … Continue reading

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“You” by Zoran Drvenkar

Netflix is slowly taking over my life. I should blog more. I should write more. I should read more. BUT now there’s Netflix and it’s like…I could do stuff, or I could binge watch Supernatural and figure out what the fuss is about. … Continue reading

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