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Book Review: They Both Die At The End

They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera Rating: ★★★★ When Mateo receives the dreaded call from Death-Cast, informing him that today will be his last, he doesn’t know where to begin. Quiet and shy, Mateo is devastated at the thought of leaving behind his hospitalised father, and his best friend and her baby… Continue reading Book Review: They Both Die At The End

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Book Review: Gap Year in Ghost Town

Gap Year in Ghost Town by Michael Pryor Rating: ★★★★1/2 The Marin family are outcasts of the ghost hunting world. They run a two-man operation in inner city Melbourne. Anton has the Ghost-sight, but his father does not. Rani Cross is supremely skilled in hand-to-hand combat, with enhanced speed and strength thanks to her magical… Continue reading Book Review: Gap Year in Ghost Town

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Book Review: A Monster Calls

  A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness Rating: ★★★★★ At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting– he’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the nightmare he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments. The… Continue reading Book Review: A Monster Calls

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Book Review: Daughter of the Burning City

Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody Rating: ★★★★ Sixteen-year-old Sorina has spent most of her life within the smouldering borders of the Gomorrah Festival. Yet even among the many unusual members of the travelling circus-city, Sorina stands apart as the only illusion-worker born in hundreds of years. Her creations are her family, and… Continue reading Book Review: Daughter of the Burning City

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A Monster Calls: Signed Book Giveaway & Interview with Patrick Ness

From Story to Screenplay This is an extract of an interview with the author, Patrick Ness that appears in the back of the A Monster Calls: Special Collector’s Edition available now at all good booksellers. A Monster Calls: Special Collector’s Edition is a deluxe hardcover edition of Patrick Ness’ masterpiece featuring the entire illustrated novel… Continue reading A Monster Calls: Signed Book Giveaway & Interview with Patrick Ness

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Book Review: History Is All You Left Me

History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera Rating: ★★ 1/2 When Griffin’s first love and ex-boyfriend, Theo, dies in a drowning accident, his universe implodes. Even though Theo had moved to California for college and started seeing Jackson, Griffin never doubted Theo would come back to him when the time was right. But now,… Continue reading Book Review: History Is All You Left Me