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Book Review: Exhalation by Ted Chiang

Exhalation by Ted Chiang Rating: ★★★★ Published by Pan Macmillan Australia (Picador) Publication Date: 14th of May, 2019 Australian RRP: $29.99 In this fantastical and elegant collection, Ted Chiang wrestles with the oldest questions on earth—What is the nature of the universe? What does it mean to be human?—and ones that no one else has even…… Continue reading Book Review: Exhalation by Ted Chiang

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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: Undying by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

Undying by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner Rating: ★★★ 1/2 Published by Allen & Unwin Publication Date: 28th of November, 2018 Australian RRP: $19.99 Trapped aboard the Undying’s ancient spaceship and reeling from what they’ve learned there, scavenger Mia and academic Jules are plunged into a desperate race to warn their home planet of the…… Continue reading Book Review: Undying by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

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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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Book Review: LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff

LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff Rating: ★★★★ On a floating junkyard beneath a radiation sky, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Eve isn’t looking for secrets—she’s too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot gladiator she’s just spent six months building has been reduced to a smoking wreck, and the only thing keeping her…… Continue reading Book Review: LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff

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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: This Mortal Coil *Spoiler Free*

This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada Rating: ★★★★★ When a lone soldier, Cole, arrives with news of Lachlan Agatta’s death, all hope seems lost for Catarina. Her father was the world’s leading geneticist, and humanity’s best hope of beating a devastating virus. Then, hidden beneath Cole’s genehacked enhancements she finds a message of hope: Lachlan…… Continue reading Book Review: This Mortal Coil *Spoiler Free*

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Q & A: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe

  Walker Books Australia, The Loneliest Girl in the Universe Get excited everyone because there is now only three days left until the release of The Loneliest Girl in the Universe on the 1st of September! This is the third book by Lauren James and another one of my all time favourite Young Adult novels. This…… Continue reading Q & A: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe