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The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

January 31, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer is well written and realised vividly. Mara’s PTSD is described so well that I freaked out right alongside her when something happened. I took up this book before I went to bed, intending to read a few chapters before sleeping. I found myself staying up until 2.30 am to finish it.

I thought Mara was going to be a whiny protagonist, something about the way she was jealous of the new girl in the first chapter. As the story progressed I saw her grow into a strong and independent person. Her visions were expertly conveyed...

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Pure by Julianna Baggott

Pure by Julianna Baggott

January 30, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★★

Pure is such a well imagined novel that I found myself thoroughly disturbed at the Apocalypse it describes, and yet I could see similar events unfolding in the near future. The world building in the novel is flawless – everything makes a quirky kind of sense, and there are no…

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Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan

January 13, 2012 Reviews 0

The first few chapters of the book were very confusing for me because I felt I was missing some key pieces of information, like why these people were on a space ship, how long they had been there, how they produce food and oxygen. When all this was explained a…

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Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

November 6, 2011 Reviews 0

Richelle Mead is a bestselling author of urban fantasy books for both adults and teens. A life-long reader, Richelle has always had a particular fascination with mythology and folklore. Her New York Times and USA Today bestselling YA series, Vampire Academy, contains Vampire Academy, Frostbite, Shadow Kiss, Blood Promise, and Spirit…

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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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