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Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

November 22, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★

Date Published: 1st November 2011 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Format: Paperback, 338 pages Series: The Juliette Chronicles, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781742378206 ISBN 10: 174237820X Categories: Science Fiction, Young Adult Goodreads / The Book Depository Source: provided for review by the publisher Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days. “You can’t touch me,” I whisper. I’m lying, is what I don’t tell him. He can touch me, is what I’ll never tell him. But things happen when people touch me. Strange things. Bad things. Dead things. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal, but The Reestablishment has plans for her. Plans to use her as...

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Burn Bright by Marianne de Pierres

Burn Bright by Marianne de Pierres

November 14, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★

Burn Bright offers a world of pleasure and partying where darkness reigns and mysterious creatures stalk in the night. In this unique setting we follow Retra, who has journeyed to Ixion to find her brother, on her incredible journey of discovery as she lets go of everything she knows and…

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Ashfall by Mike Mullin

Ashfall by Mike Mullin

October 4, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★

A gripping tale of survival in a post-apocolyptic world, Ashfall made me reconsider everything I thought I knew about living in the wild. Many similar books use zombies or cannibals to increase the horror of such a world, but Mike Mullin doesn’t need anything of the sort to describe Alex…

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The Lord of Lies by Sam Bowring

The Lord of Lies by Sam Bowring

September 17, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★★

The Lord of Lies is the second and final instalment in the Strange Threads duology – a wonderful new Fantasy series centred on a group of Wardens – the strongest threaders (magic wielders) in Aorn. They had banded together centuries ago to defeat the tyrant Lord Regret, but were corrupted…

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Soulbound by Heather Brewer

Soulbound by Heather Brewer

August 28, 2012 Reviews 2 ★★★★

The cover of Soulbound grabbed me when I saw it at the store – isn’t it gorgeous? I was pleasantly surprised to find that the what’s inside lived up to my expectations – Soulbound is a great adventure featuring a wonderful heroine and a tight plot line. The protagonist, Kaya,…

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Goddess Interrupted by Aimée Carter

Goddess Interrupted by Aimée Carter

July 25, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★

This review contains spoilers for The Goddess Test. Wow. May I have the next book please? Now?! For this review to really make sense I have to recap what I thought of The Goddess Hunt. You can either read the review here or read on for a quick summary: I…

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The Goddess Hunt by Aimée Carter

The Goddess Hunt by Aimée Carter

July 24, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★

A vacation in Greece sounds like the perfect way for Kate Winters to spend her first sabbatical away from the Underworld … until she gets caught up in an immortal feud going back millennia. Castor and Pollux have been on the run from Zeus and Hades’ wrath for centuries, hiding…

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Changeling by Philippa Gregory

Changeling by Philippa Gregory

June 11, 2012 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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The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett

The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett

May 19, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★★

I loved this book, the premise had me hooked the moment I read it. The world that Brett has created is incredible to read about, richly detailed and full of wonderful landscapes, and its an absolute pleasure to read about it. The humans in The Painted Man are forced to live…

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Divergent by Veronica Roth

Divergent by Veronica Roth

May 9, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★★

I am reviewing Divergent after reading it for the second time, and I have to say it was even better than the first time I read it! Last year I was really excited and raced to finish it so I could find out what happens. This time, a large part…

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The Black Prism by Brent Weeks

The Black Prism by Brent Weeks

May 2, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★★

Sometimes, but rarely, novels come along with amazing new ideas that sweep readers away. The Black Prism is one such book. It features a great plot, intricate with great detail but still easy to follow; masterful world building (with one of the coolest magic systems I’ve ever read about) and…

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