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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

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Book Review: Dating You/Hating You

Dating You/Hating You by Christina Lauren Rating: ★★★ Despite the odds against them from an embarrassing meet-awkward at a mutual friend’s Halloween party, Carter and Evie immediately hit it off. Even the realization that they’re both high-powered agents at competing firms in Hollywood isn’t enough to squash the fire. But when their two agencies merge—causing… Continue reading Book Review: Dating You/Hating You

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Book Review: Clockwork Prince

Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare Rating: ★★★★ In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last found safety with the Shadowhunters. With the help of the handsome, self-destructive Will and the fiercely devoted Jem, Tessa discovers that the Magister’s war on the Shadowhunters is deeply personal. He blames them for a long-ago tragedy… Continue reading Book Review: Clockwork Prince