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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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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: The Hundredth Queen

The Hundredth Queen by Emily R. King Rating: ★★ 1/2 As an orphan ward of the Sisterhood, eighteen-year-old Kalinda is destined for nothing more than a life of seclusion and prayer. Plagued by fevers, she’s an unlikely candidate for even a servant’s position, let alone a courtesan or wife. Her sole dream is to continue… Continue reading Book Review: The Hundredth Queen

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Book Review: My Life as a Hashtag

My Life as a Hashtag by Gabrielle Williams Rating: ★★★ 1/2 I’d been warned – in French, no less. By a tram-riding, mermaid-swaying, wolf-eaten, peace-sign flipping friend. I knew she wouldn’t be happy if I stayed out here by the pool, with Jed’s nail tracing the length of my neck. But I didn’t want to go… Continue reading Book Review: My Life as a Hashtag

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Book Review: When It’s Real

When It’s Real by Erin Watt Rating: ★★★★ Under ordinary circumstances, Oakley Ford and Vaughn Bennett would never even cross paths. There’s nothing ordinary about Oakley. This bad-boy pop star’s got Grammy Awards, millions of fangirls and a reputation as a restless, too-charming troublemaker. But with his home life disintegrating, his music well suddenly running dry and… Continue reading Book Review: When It’s Real