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*Spoiler-Free Review* Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline

Ready Player Twoby Ernest ClineRating: ★★★ Published by Penguin Books AustraliaPublication Date: 24th of November, 2020Australian RRP: $32.99 “Days after Oasis founder James Halliday’s contest, Wade Watts makes a discovery that changes everything. Hidden within Halliday’s vault, waiting for his heir to find, lies a technological advancement that will once again change the world and…… Continue reading *Spoiler-Free Review* Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline

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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: This Vicious Cure by Emily Suvada

This Vicious Cure (This Mortal Coil #3) by Emily Suvada Rating: ★★★★ Published by Penguin Books Australia Publication Date: 4th of February, 2020 Australian RRP: $16.99 “Cat’s hacking skills weren’t enough to keep her from losing everything – her identity, her past, and now her freedom. Meanwhile, the person who’s stolen everything from her is…… Continue reading Book Review: This Vicious Cure by Emily Suvada

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Book Review: This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada

This Cruel Design (This Mortal Coil #2) by Emily Suvada Rating: ★★★★ Published by Penguin Books Australia Publication Date: 29th of October, 2018 Australian RRP: $17.99 “The nightmare of the outbreak is finally over, but Cat’s fight has only just begun. When news arrives that the Hydra virus might not be as dead as they’d…… Continue reading Book Review: This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada

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Book Review: Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor

Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor Rating: ★★★1/2 Published by Hachette Australia Publication Date: 4th of October, 2018 Australian RRP: $19.99 “In the wake of tragedy, neither Lazlo nor Sarai are who they were before. One a god, the other a ghost, they struggle to grasp the new boundaries of themselves as dark-minded Minya holds them…… Continue reading Book Review: Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor

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Book Review: Last Seen by Sara Shepard

Last Seen by Sara Shepard Rating: ★★★★★ Published by Hot Key Books (Allen & Unwin) Publication Date: September 2018 Australian RRP: $16.99 “At first, the mystery they’re tasked with seems to have nothing to do with Aerin or her kidnapper. But as Seneca, Maddox and Madison hit the Jersey Shore to gather clues, they begin…… Continue reading Book Review: Last Seen by Sara Shepard

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Book Review: The Cerulean by Amy Ewing

The Cerulean by Amy Ewing Rating: ★★★ 1/2 Published by Harper Collins Publication Date: 29th of January, 2019 Australian RRP: $21.99 “Sera has always felt as if she didn’t belong among her people, the Cerulean. She is curious about everything and can’t stop questioning her three mothers, her best friend, Leela, and even the High…… Continue reading Book Review: The Cerulean by Amy Ewing

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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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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