Books

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THE START OF EVERYTHING by Emily Winslow

I was fortunate to receive an advance copy of The Start of Everything from The Book Depository. Free books are pretty fantastic, but excellent free books are even better. That’s exactly what Emily Winslow’s second novel is.…

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SHATTER ME by Tahereh Mafi

I’m pretty sure I’ve said this before, but I truly hate reading a book after I’ve heard nothing but great things about it for months. There’s always this sense of pressure and rarely does a…

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SWEET TOOTH by Ian McEwan

*Disclaimer: this review contains mild-to-medium spoilers. Anyone who has read Sweet Tooth will know that it’s virtually impossible to reasonably discuss the book without revealing particular plot points. I’d like to start this review by saying that…

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FRACTURE by Megan Miranda

As the front cover suggests, a lot can happen in eleven minutes. When Delaney Maxwell was walking across an icy lake to meet up with her friends, the ice cracked underneath her feet and she…

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WARM BODIES by Isaac Marion

What is it about zombies that fascinates us? Whether it is on screen or on paper, zombies have been a definitive part of the dystopian and science-fiction canon for decades. George A. Romero’s 1968 film Night…

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SHADOWLANDS by Kate Brian

Shadowlands by Kate Brian Released on 8 January 2013 through Hyperion (US only) 328 pages ISBN 9781423164838 So basically from the moment I saw this book appearing on many bloggers’ “most anticipated of 2013” lists, I…

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THE MIDNIGHT DRESS by Karen Foxlee

The Midnight Dress by Karen Foxlee Released on 30 January 2013 through UQP 336 pages ISBN 9780702249648 RRP $29.95 Rose Lovell is used to moving around a lot. Her life with her father has followed a…

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