Tag Archives: YA

“Deadly Hemlock” by Kathleen Peacock

Hello again blogosphere! I haven’t forgotten you! Although, given that my last post was in February, two years ago, I forgive you for thinking I had. So what happened over the past two years? I decided to completely fill up … Continue reading

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Emerging from the land of myths and legends

Hello blogosphere, I bet you thought I’d forgotten you. Nope, not even close. The thing is, I have been reading nothing but Rick Riordan since July of last year. I journeyed with Percy Jackson and the Olympians, met Roman demigods in The … Continue reading

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“Lord of Shadows” by Cassandra Clare

Hello, blogosphere! It has been a long time since I’ve been here. Last semester completely wiped me out and it was one of the most stressful three month periods that I have endured in a while. When I wasn’t working … Continue reading

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“Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline

I got home from work one day and my roommate hands me a book. “Do you want this? I’m never going to read it.” And hell, who am I to turn down a free book? I grabbed it and put … Continue reading

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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 Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two” by Catherynne M Valente

It’s been a few days since I finished this Fairyland book, so this could be a very short one today, because I really just want to talk about the impression that this book has left on me, rather than the story itself. … 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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“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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