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Silence by Becca Fitzpatrick

Silence by Becca Fitzpatrick

October 10, 2011 Reviews 0

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. 

A big thank you to Caroline Payne at Simon & Schuster Australia for sending this book to me for review. 

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Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick

Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick

October 10, 2011 Reviews 0

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…

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Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

October 9, 2011 Reviews 0

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…

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The Emperor’s Knife by Mazarkis Williams

The Emperor’s Knife by Mazarkis Williams

October 6, 2011 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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Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

September 12, 2011 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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The Broken Well Trilogy by Sam Bowring

The Broken Well Trilogy by Sam Bowring

August 30, 2011 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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The Tales of the Otori by Lian Hearn

The Tales of the Otori by Lian Hearn

August 25, 2011 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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The Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

The Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

July 28, 2011 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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The Septimus Heap Series by Angie Sage

The Septimus Heap Series by Angie Sage

July 24, 2011 Reviews 0

I am currently re-reading the Septimus Heap books by Angie Sage to celebrate the release of the 6th book Darke. The first book in the series is Magyk, followed by Flyte, Physik, Queste, Syren and Darke.  Jenna Heap is a young girl of eleven who lives with her adoptive family:…

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