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Review: The Dragonbone Chair by Tad Williams

Title: The Dragonbone Chair Author: Tad Williams Series: Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn #1 Rating: 4 Stars 672 pages Published March 1st 2005 by DAW Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository What a fantastic story. Some people can’t stand special snowflake Simon, but I love it all. The Dragonbone Chair is takes a long time […]

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Review: Down With the Shine by Kate Karyus Quinn

Title: Down With the Shine Author: Kate Karyus Quinn Series: Standalone Rating: 4 Stars 355 pages Expected publication April 26th 2016 by HarperTeen Review copy received from the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Kate Karyus Quinn not only has a fantastic imagination, but also the skills to translate that onto the page. Everyone […]

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Review: The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett

Title: The Unquiet Author: Mikaela Everett Series: Standalone Rating: 2 Stars 464 pages Published September 22nd 2015 by Greenwillow Books Review copy received from the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository The Unquiet makes me thoroughly uncomfortable. Not the story itself, even though the things the main character goes through are terrible, but the […]

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Monthly Recommendation: Fantastic Fantasy

A few weeks ago I was doing a late night internet browse to find some more fabulous fantasy fiction to read. However, I found out that it was surprisingly tough to find good lists of fantasy recommendations. Mostly I found separate reviews – which are awesome – but sometimes you don’t feel like browsing through […]

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Review: Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins

Title: Spell Bound Author: Rachel Hawkins Series: Hex Hall #3 Rating: 3 Stars 327 pages Published March 13th 2012 by Disney Hyperion Received as a gift Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Spell Bound is a decent ending to the Hex Hall trilogy. This series combines light-hearted humour with a fresh take on the magic […]

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Review: This Monstrous Thing by Mackenzie Lee

Title: This Monstrous Thing Author: Mackenzie Lee Series: Standalone Rating: 3 Stars 384 pages Expected publication September 22nd 2015 by Katherine Tegen Books Review copy received from the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository I enjoyed this steampunk rendition of Frankenstein, but ultimately the story left me as cold as the monster’s corpse. Alasdair […]

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Review: Jackaby by William Ritter

Title: Jackaby Author: William Ritter Series: Jackaby #1 Rating: 3 Stars 299 pages Published September 16th 2014 by Algonquin Young Readers Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Jackaby was one of my most anticipated 2014 releases. It has a beautiful cover, a great blurb, and honestly just sounded so good. A paranormal Sherlock Holmes? […]

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Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston

Title: Paperweight Author: Meg Haston Series: Standalone Rating: 4 Stars 304 pages Published July 7th by HarperTeen Review copy received from the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository I initially requested Paperweight because of two reasons. One, I’m always intrigued by books concerning any kind of mental illness or disorder. Two, Paperweight is one […]

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Review: Cress by Marissa Meyer

Title: Cress Author: Marissa Meyer Series: The Lunar Chronicles #3 Rating: 2 Stars 550 pages Published February 4th 2014 by Feiwel & Friends Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Oh Cress, how I long to have enjoyed you. Both your little sisters, Cinder and Scarlet were five star reads for me. And although you […]

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