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Frostbite: The Graphic Novel by Richelle Mead

Frostbite: The Graphic Novel by Richelle Mead

January 22, 2014 Reviews 0 ★★★★½

The second instalment of the graphic novel adaptations of Vampire Academy is just as gorgeous and action packed as the first. Frostbite follows Rose, Lissa and the rest of the gang at a ski resort, where they go for their safety over winter break. Vieceli again masterfully recreates scenes from the book with her beautiful illustrations - she perfectly captures character's thoughts, emotions and personalities. The graphic novels portray Rose, Lissa, Christan, Dimitri and the rest of the cast in a way that I don't think any movie could. One of my favourite parts was getting to see Adrian! Unfortunately, the...

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Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan

Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan

January 21, 2014 Reviews 5 ★★★½

An impressive tale exploring the consequences of a revolution against a monarchy, Promise of Blood begins the story of the man who overthrows his King and is left to with a kingdom on the brink of war. I think it’s an admirable début, set in an impeccably created world and…

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Vampire Academy: The Graphic Novel by Richelle Mead

Vampire Academy: The Graphic Novel by Richelle Mead

January 15, 2014 Reviews 1 ★★★★★

I love graphic novels: I think they’re beautiful and give us a lovely visual adaptation of a novel that’s different from a movie. The first Vampire Academy graphic novel tells introduces Rose and Lissa perfectly, and accurately tells the story of the first book. Rose is a damphir – half…

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Pivot Point by Kasie West

Pivot Point by Kasie West

January 9, 2014 Reviews 1 ★★★★

Pivot Point is an exquisitely crafted book that follows Addie, who can look at the consequences of the decisions she makes and always make the right choice. When her parents announce that they are getting a divorce, she must decide who to live with: stay in the Compound with her…

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Shadows by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Shadows by Jennifer L. Armentrout

December 18, 2013 Reviews 0 ★★★★

I wish the Lux novels were about Dawson. It’s not that I don’t like Daemon … well actually, I don’t like him much at all … but I wish authors and publishers weren’t so eager to always shove tortured, rebellious, mysterious bad boys in our faces. I’d much rather read about…

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Night of Cake & Puppets by Laini Taylor

Night of Cake & Puppets by Laini Taylor

December 4, 2013 Reviews 1 ★★★★★

This is perfect!! I was missing this story-world, and Night of Cake & Puppets was the perfect thing to immerse myself in without re-reading the books (which I will probably do soon anyway). I love Zuzana, so I enjoyed this gorgeous story, which tells of her and Mik’s first date, immensely….

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The Dark Divide by Jennifer Fallon

The Dark Divide by Jennifer Fallon

October 15, 2013 Reviews 0

Following almost immediately from the end of The Undivided, The Dark Divide builds upon the rich and complex landscape Fallon created in the first book and introduces us to an alternate reality where the Japanese rule over much of the world (including Ireland). The brothers Ren and Darragh are divided;…

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Thirteen by James Phelan

Thirteen by James Phelan

September 18, 2013 Reviews 0 ★★★

Thirteen is the first in what is going to be a thirteen-book series by James Phelan, that follows a group of teens who hold the future of the world in their hands. They’re called Dreamers – because they can prophesy the end of the world through their dreams. Thirteen is…

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The Sparrow by Jason Mott

The Sparrow by Jason Mott

July 10, 2013 Reviews 0

I don’t know if I enjoyed The Sparrow as much as The First – I think it deals with weightier issues, and in such a short book, it feels disjointed and stilted. Whereas The First is about the very first person who comes back from the dead, The Sparrow deals…

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The First by Jason Mott

The First by Jason Mott

July 10, 2013 Reviews 0

This novella is so sweet! It follows Edmund Blithe, who blithely turns up to work, alive and well, exactly a year after his death. Chaos ensues, and soon he’s being questioned by government officials and hounded by the media. But he has no answers – he can’t even remember being…

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Venom by Fiona Paul

Venom by Fiona Paul

July 9, 2013 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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