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“Bitter Greens” by Kate Forsyth

Bitter Greens is my favourite kind of book. Historical fiction with just a teensy bit of magic thrown in for good measure. Which makes sense, seeing as Bitter Greens is both a retelling of the Rapunzel fairytale that we grew up with, … Continue reading

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#18 “Masquerade” by Kylie Fornasier

City of Heavenly Fire – Cassandra Clare Every Word – Ellie Marney Skinjob – Bruce McCabe i.     Bloodlines – Richelle Mead ii.   The Golden Lily – Richelle Mead iii. The Indigo Spell – Richelle Mead iv. The Fiery Heart – Richelle Mead Silver Shadows … 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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#11 “Belladonna” by Fiona Paul

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 … Continue reading

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#10 “Venom” by Fiona Paul

` 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 … Continue reading

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