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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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“Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell” by Susanna Clarke

It took me twenty four days to read this book. Twenty four days to read 1006 pages. I don’t know how I feel about that, really. It *is* an average of 40 pages per day, but still. Twenty. Four. Days.  I … Continue reading

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“The Beast’s Garden” by Kate Forsyth

The Beast’s Garden is a work of genius. Pure and simple. I could almost leave my review there, but I should probably explain myself. I originally picked up this book because I am obsessed with Beauty and the Beast. I have … Continue reading

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“Gallipoli Street” by Mary-Anne O’Connor

I had grave reservations about this book for the first few chapters. Not only because the last book my mum lent me was a dud, but because I was halfway through the first chapter when I noticed a particularly harrowing … Continue reading

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“Moriarty” by Anthony Horowitz

I’ve been avoiding my keyboard. I’ve wanted to write, but I just haven’t been able to. You know how they say writing is cathartic? Actually, as fellow bloggers, you probably already know that. Well, writing is incredibly cathartic. But as you’re … Continue reading

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#35 “Elianne” by Judy Nunn

Goose – Dawn O’Porter Murder in Mississippi – John Safran Elianne – Judy Nunn Divergent – Veronica Roth Insurgent – Veronica Roth Allegiant – Veronica Roth The Messenger – Markus Zusak Fragile Things – Neil Gaiman The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons NOS4R2 – Joe Hill Hades – Candice … Continue reading

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“Starling” by Fiona Paul

Something that’s missing from a lot of YA fiction is character development. I’m not talking about quality characters, YA is full of those: Will Herondale, Jem Carstairs, Peeta Mellark, Primrose Everdeen, Luna Lovegood, Magnus Bane just to name a few. … Continue reading

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