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Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Title: Illuminae (Illuminae Files #1) Author: Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff Genre: YA Fiction, Sci-fi Publisher: Knopf Books Date published: October 20th 2015 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 602 Rating: 4.5/5 This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and… Continue reading Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

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First Lines Friday #1

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the… Continue reading First Lines Friday #1

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Review: Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

Title: Ever Alice Author: H.J. Ramsay Genre: Fiction, Retelling Publisher: Red Rogue Press Date published: August 1st 2019 Format: Paperback Page Count: 347 Rating: 4/5 Alice’s stories of Wonderland did more than raise a few eyebrows—it landed her in an asylum. Now at 15 years of age, she’s willing to do anything to leave, which includes… Continue reading Review: Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

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Top Ten Tuesday #19 | Auto-Buy Authors

Here are some of my favourite authors. I split them up into the two genres that I read the most, fantasy and contemporary. Top Ten Tuesday, originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is a weekly meme. Thank you for the prompts! Fantasy Marissa Meyer Leigh Bardugo Amie Kaufman… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday #19 | Auto-Buy Authors

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Review: Dating by the Book by Mary Ann Marlowe

Title: Dating by the Book Author: Mary Ann Marlowe Genre: Fiction, Chick-Lit Publisher: Kensington Date published: June 25th 2019 Format: eBook Page Count: 336 Rating: 3.5/5 Is love just something you find in books? Six months ago, writer and bookstore owner Maddie Hanson was left at the altar. Since then, she’s had zero interest in romance—despite… Continue reading Review: Dating by the Book by Mary Ann Marlowe

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Review: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

Title: Interpreter of Maladies Author: Jhumpa Lahiri Genre: Fiction, Short Stories Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Date published:May 22, 2000 Format: Paperback Page Count: 198 Rating: 5/5 Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations.… Continue reading Review: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

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Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Title: A Man Called Ove Author: Fredrik Backman Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Publisher: Atria Books Date published: July 15th 2014 Format: Paperback Page Count: 337 Rating: 5/5 A grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door. Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon, the kind of man… Continue reading Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

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Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

Title: Sorcery of Thorns Author: Margaret Rogerson Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Publisher: Simon & Schuster Date published: June 4th 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 464 Rating: 4/5 All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up… Continue reading Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

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Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston

Title: Paperweight Author: Meg Haston Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: HarperTeen Date published:July 7th 2015 Format: Paperback Page Count: 288 Rating: 4/5 Seventeen-year-old Stevie is trapped. In her life. And now in an eating-disorder treatment center on the dusty outskirts of the New Mexico desert. Life in the center is regimented and intrusive, a nightmare come true.… Continue reading Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston