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Book Review: A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins Rating: ★★ Published by Scholastic Australia Publication Date: 20th of May, 2020 Australian RRP: $29.99 “It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the 10th annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as…… Continue reading Book Review: A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

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Book Review: The Toll by Neal Shusterman

The Toll by Neal Shusterman Rating: ★★★★★ Published by Walker Books Australia Publication Date: 5th of November, 2019 Australian RRP: $16.99 Previous book reviews: Scythe & Thunderhead It’s been three years since Rowan and Citra disappeared; since Scythe Goddard came into power; since the Thunderhead closed itself off to everyone but Grayson Tolliver. In this pulse-pounding…… Continue reading Book Review: The Toll by Neal Shusterman

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Arc Review: The Secret Runners of New York by Matthew Reilly

The Secret Runners of New York by Matthew Reilly Rating: ★★★★ Published by Pan Macmillan Australia Publication Date: 26th of March, 2019 Australian RRP: $16.99 When Skye Rogers and her twin brother Red move to Manhattan, rumours of a coming global apocalypse are building. This doesn’t stop the young elite of New York from partying without…… Continue reading Arc Review: The Secret Runners of New York by Matthew Reilly

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Book Review: The Quiet at The End of the World by Lauren James

The Quiet at The End of the World by Lauren James Rating: ★★★★ Published by Walker Books Australia Publication Date: 1st of March, 2019 Australian RRP: $16.99 How far would you go to save those you love? Lowrie and Shen are the youngest people on the planet after a virus caused global infertility. Closeted in…… Continue reading Book Review: The Quiet at The End of the World by Lauren James

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Book Review: Dry by Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman

Dry by Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman Rating: ★★★★ Published by Walker Books Australia Publication Date: 1st of October, 2018 Australian RRP: $16.99 The drought has been going on for a while now. Everyone’s lives have become an endless list of don’ts: don’t water the lawn, don’t fill up your pool, don’t take long showers. Until…… Continue reading Book Review: Dry by Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman

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Book Review: Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman Rating: ★★★★★ Published by Walker Books Australia Publication Date: 1st of June, 2018 Australian RRP: $16.99 Rowan has gone rogue, and has taken it upon himself to put the Scythedom through a trial by fire. In the year since Winter Conclave, he has gone off-grid, and has been striking out against corrupt…… Continue reading Book Review: Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

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Q & A with New York Times Bestseller, Neal Shusterman!

A few weeks ago I wrote a review for Scythe on my blog here about how much I loved this book that boggled my mind and enveloped me in this world so unlike anything I had read before. The detail was the best part of this book and I was constantly surprised by the events…… Continue reading Q & A with New York Times Bestseller, Neal Shusterman!

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Arc Review: Scythe & Giveaway!

Scythe by Neal Shusterman Rating: ★★★★★ In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed (“gleaned”) by professional reapers (“scythes”). Citra and Rowan are teenagers who have been selected to be scythe’s apprentices, and—despite wanting nothing to do with the vocation—they must learn the art of…… Continue reading Arc Review: Scythe & Giveaway!

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Book Review: King’s Cage

King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard Rating: ★★★★ Mare Barrow is a prisoner, powerless without her lightning, tormented by her lethal mistakes. She lives at the mercy of a boy she once loved, a boy made of lies and betrayal. Now a king, Maven Calore continues weaving his dead mother’s web in an attempt to maintain control…… Continue reading Book Review: King’s Cage

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Book Review: Rebellion by Kass Morgan

The 100: Rebellion by Kass Morgan Rating: ★★★★ It’s been a month since the dropships landed and the Colonists joined the Hundred on the ground. The teens, once branded juvenile delinquents, are now leaders among their people. The Colonists and the Earthborn are celebrating their first holiday together when they’re attacked by a group of strangers. The…… Continue reading Book Review: Rebellion by Kass Morgan