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Book Review: Unearthed *Spoiler Free*

Unearthed by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner Rating:★★★★1/2 When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution the planet has been waiting for. The Undying’s advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and Gaia, their former home planet, is a treasure trove waiting… Continue reading Book Review: Unearthed *Spoiler Free*

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Book Review: The Language of Thorns

The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo & Sara Kipin Rating: ★★★★ Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid’s voice can summon deadly storms… Continue reading Book Review: The Language of Thorns

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Book Review: Have Sword, Will Travel

Have Sword, Will Travel by Garth Nix & Sean Williams Rating: ★★★★ When Odo and Eleanor stumble upon an ancient sword in a river outside their village, something very unexpected happens… the sword starts to talk! Much to Odo’s dismay, he discovers that he’s awoken a famous enchanted blade called Biter, and thus has instantly… Continue reading Book Review: Have Sword, Will Travel

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Book Review: The Fire Queen

The Fire Queen by Emily King Rating: ★★1/2 Though the tyrant rajah she was forced to marry is dead, Kalinda’s troubles are far from over. A warlord has invaded the imperial city, and now she’s in exile. But she isn’t alone. Kalinda has the allegiance of Captain Deven Naik, her guard and beloved, imprisoned for… Continue reading Book Review: The Fire Queen

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Book Review: My Sister’s Keeper

My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult Rating: ★★★★ Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age thirteen, she has undergone countless surgeries, transfusions, and shots so that her older sister, Kate, can somehow fight the leukaemia that has plagued her since childhood. The product of preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Anna was conceived… Continue reading Book Review: My Sister’s Keeper

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Book Review: The Sandcastle Empire

The Sandcastle Empire by Kayla Olson Rating: ★★ 1/2 When all hope is gone, how do you survive? Before the war, Eden’s life was easy—air conditioning, ice cream, long days at the beach. Then the revolution happened, and everything changed. Now a powerful group called the Wolfpack controls the earth and its resources. Eden has… Continue reading Book Review: The Sandcastle Empire