Category: Reviews

Oct 09
Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

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Becca Fitzpatrick is an American author who writes young adult fiction. She is best known for writing the Hush, Hush saga, of which the first book  (Hush, Hush) debuted as a New York Times bestseller. She states on her webpage that her husband enrolled her in a writing class on her 24th birthday, and it was in this class that she started working on Hush, Hush. The saga consists of three published books to date: Hush, Hush, Crescendo and Silence. A fourth book is due to be published in 2012. 

For Nora Grey, romance was not part of the plan....

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Oct 06
The Emperor’s Knife by Mazarkis Williams

The Emperor’s Knife by Mazarkis Williams

Reviews 0 ★★★½

This is a wonderfully woven tale that centres on the politics in the Emperor’s court. The story is told from the view of four major characters: Prince Sarmin, who has been imprisoned all his life as insurance in case his brother, Emperor Beyon, leaves no heir; Mesema, a plains-woman from…

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Oct 02
Cyteen by C. J. Cherryh

Cyteen by C. J. Cherryh

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C. J. Cherryh is a U.S. author who has written more than 60 science fiction and fantasy novels. Her works may be divided into the Alliance-Union novels, The Chanur novels, novels set in the Foreigner universe and her fantasy novels. The Alliance-Union novels include the Hugo Award winning novels Downbelow…

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Sep 22
Fallen by Lauren Kate

Fallen by Lauren Kate

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Lauren Kate is an American young adult fiction writer whose books have been translated into over thirty languages. She is the author of the Fallen series and The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove. She is currently working on the final book of the Fallen series: Rapture.  Luce Price is drawn to…

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Sep 14
Tankborn by Karen Sandler

Tankborn by Karen Sandler

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Karen Sandler is an American author who has previously published many romance books. After earning a BA in math and an MS in computer science, she worked as a software engineer for fifteen years. She sold her first romance novel in 1997, and is now writing young adult novels. Her first…

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Sep 12
Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Reading Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn trilogy spurred me to read his earlier works. Elantris is his debut novel (released in 2005), and I found it to be every bit as engaging and wonderful as I expected. High Priest Hrathen of Shu Derethi, the militaristic religion underlying the power of Fjorden, is…

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Sep 10
The Wolves of Mercy Falls by Maggie Stiefvater

The Wolves of Mercy Falls by Maggie Stiefvater

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Maggie Steifvater is a New York Times bestselling author living in Virginia. Her works include the Books of Faerie novels, the Wolves of Mercy Falls series and the upcoming novel The Scorpio Races. Maggie is an award winning artist, plays several instruments, and has sold the rights to her novel,…

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Aug 30
The Broken Well Trilogy by Sam Bowring

The Broken Well Trilogy by Sam Bowring

Reviews 1 ★★★★½

Sam Bowring is a writer and comedian living in Sydney, Australia. He published his first book, Sir Joshua and the Unprofessional Dragon, at 19, and since then he has written several other books and stage plays. He has also written for television shows such as Rove (Ten Network) and The…

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Aug 25
The Tales of the Otori by Lian Hearn

The Tales of the Otori by Lian Hearn

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  In this series Lian Hearn follows the life of Takeo – the young man adopted by a Lord of the Otori clan to be his heir. The books are set in a fictional feudal Japan and depict an enormous power struggle between the many clan lords who rule the…

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Jul 28
The Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

The Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

What if the Dark Lord won? The Mistborn is a trilogy written by Brandon Sanderson, the first in a trilogy of trilogies set in the same world. The books in the series are: The Final Empire, The Well of Ascension and The Hero of Ages. It explores what would happen if the good…

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