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Mar 18
Whisper the Dead by Alyxandra Harvey

Whisper the Dead by Alyxandra Harvey

Reviews 1 ★★★★★

Whisper the Dead is the second book in this wonderful series that follows three teen witches in the regency era. Emma, Penelope, and Gretchen have recently found out that they are witches of the powerful Lovegrove line, and are now struggling to control their powers in an increasingly dangerous world.

Although the first book of the series followed Emma, we still got to be inside her cousins' heads. The same is true for Whisper the Dead - it's told mainly from Gretchen's perspective but we get plenty of passages featuring old favourites like Emma, Cormac, Penelope, and Moira. Gretchen is...

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Jul 09
Venom by Fiona Paul

Venom by Fiona Paul

Reviews 2

It took me a long time – more than half way through the novel – to really get into Venom, and there was a time when I contemplated not finishing it. Something about Cassandra and her predicament refused to click with me, and I couldn’t see the so-called romance between…

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Jun 09
Stormbringers by Philippa Gregory

Stormbringers by Philippa Gregory

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Stormbringers continues the journey of Brothers Luca and Peter as they investigate mysterious events occurring all around Europe for the Pope, in the hopes of discovering if the end of the world is nigh. Travelling with them are Lady Isolde and her companion Ishraq. I think Philippa Gregory has delivered an…

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Jan 16
The Iron King by Maurice Druon

The Iron King by Maurice Druon

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

I hate the word unputdownable. I really do. But I’m going to use it, because that’s exactly what The Iron King is: terribly difficult to put down once the cover is cracked. I shouldn’t be surprised as the series comes highly recommended by none other than George R. R. Martin…

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Oct 29
Legacy by Cayla Kluver

Legacy by Cayla Kluver

Reviews 0

Date published: 1st March 2012 Publisher: Harlequin Teen AU Format: Paperback, 488 pages Series: Legacy, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781921796593 ISBN 10:  1921796593 Categories: YA Fantasy Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: bought A crown princess… A scandalous secret cush… A kingdom on the brink of disaster… In her seventeenth year, Princess Alera of Hytanica faces one duty: to…

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Jun 11
Changeling by Philippa Gregory

Changeling by Philippa Gregory

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

Having loved Philippa Gregory’s adult works, especially her Tudor Court novels, I have been anticipating her first YA novel for a long time. I was lucky enough to receive a review copy from the publisher, and I dove into it at first opportunity. Changeling exhibits all the traits I have…

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Aug 25
The Tales of the Otori by Lian Hearn

The Tales of the Otori by Lian Hearn

Reviews 0

  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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