Tag Archives: YA

“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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