Author: Shaheen

Apr 26
The Secret Runners of New York by Matthew Reilly

The Secret Runners of New York by Matthew Reilly

Reviews 0 ★★½

I'm a massive fan of Reilly's books. I preordered this book the moment it was available for preorder, picked it up on release day, and read it in one sitting.

The Secret Runners of New York combines time travel with high school, following Skye Rogers as she starts at a school where new students tend to go missing. But the execution failed to live up to my expectations. Reilly's interpretation of an elite New York school is almost laughably shallow, relying on tired stereotypes and bizarre interactions to convince readers that these are real teenaged girls. Even the characters of...

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Mar 18
The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon

The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon

Reviews 0 ★★★★

The third instalment in this series begins almost immediately where The Mime Order left off – with Paige coming to grips with the deception that had been revealed to her. But her tenuous grip on the Mime Order and uneasy alliance with there Rephaim leave her with very little time to recover, especially when a new threat is revealed.

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Mar 28
Isadora by Charlotte McConaghy

Isadora by Charlotte McConaghy

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

Isadora is everything I wanted for the last instalment of The Chronicles of Kaya. It was brilliantly written and emotional, and I raced through it in two sittings. Falco and Isadora are probably my favourite pair from this series.

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Mar 21
Reread: The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon

Reread: The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon

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I know I’m a little late with this post but life just got in the way! I’m re-reading the series in anticipation of the release of The Song Rising (The Bone Season #3) with the help of Bloomsbury Australia! I definitely read The Mime Order more carefully than I had…

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Feb 06
Blog Tour: Freeks by Amanda Hocking

Blog Tour: Freeks by Amanda Hocking

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Hi! I’m sharing a short QnA with Amanda Hocking today, who is the author of many awesome books including the upcoming Freeks. But first, a little about the book: QnA with Amanda Hocking Out of all the characters you’ve ever written, are there any standout characters you would revisit if…

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