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“Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy of Five” by Douglas Adams 

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy has been haunting me from bookshop to bookshop for years. I finally bought the “Trilogy of Four” a few months ago and then, last week, I finally got around to reading it. However, note that … Continue reading

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“Monsters of Men” (Chaos Walking #3) by Patrick Ness

I did it! I finished the Chaos Walking trilogy! And in only ten days! This may actually be a personal best for me. Chaos Walking was a story that continued to evolve right up until the final moments of the story. In The … Continue reading

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“The Ask and the Answer” (Chaos Walking #2) by Patrick Ness

I read the last few pages of this book aloud to my boyfriend, trying to explain in Ness’ own words why he should be reading this series. Ness is simply a genius. Ness has this amazing ability to tie in … Continue reading

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“The Knife of Never Letting Go” (Chaos Walking #1) by Patrick Ness

When you read a lot, and people you’re acquainted with start to realise that, they always ask you the same question. “Who’s your favourite author?” And there are always a few names that immediately come to mind. I call these … Continue reading

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“The Slow Regard of Silent Things” by Patrick Rothfuss

You may not want to buy this book. I know, that’s not the sort of thing an author is supposed to say. The marketing people aren’t going to like it. My editor is going to have a fit. But I’d … Continue reading

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“Birdy” by Jess Vallance

  I feel like a proper book blogger now! And why? Birdy was the first review copy of a book that I actually asked for. I didn’t win it, I asked for this book and received it, based on the fact that … Continue reading

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“Flight Behaviour” by Barbara Kingsolver

I have hit a new low, guys. It took me twenty days to finish this book. Almost three weeks to finish a book that had less than 500 pages. I am so ashamed of myself. Ordinarily, if a book takes … Continue reading

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