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Missing by Kelley Armstrong

Genre: Young Adult; Mystery & Suspense; Romance Publication Date: 18 April 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “The only thing Winter Crane likes about Reeve’s End is that soon she’ll leave it. Like her best friend did. Like her sister did. Like most of the teens born in town have done. There’s nothing for them…

Perfect is pretty perfect

Perfect by Cecelia Ahern

Genre: Young Adult; Science Fiction Publication Date: 4 April 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Celestine North lives in a society that demands perfection. After she was branded Flawed by a morality court, Celestine’s life has completely fractured–all her freedoms gone. Since Judge Crevan has declared her the number one threat to the public, she…

Book Review – You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

Title: You Will Know Me Author: Megan Abbott ISBN: 9780316231077 No. of Pages: 352 Genre: Mystery Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 26 July 2016 Synopsis: “How far will you go to achieve a dream? That’s the question a celebrated coach poses to Katie and Eric Knox after he sees their daughter Devon, a gymnastics…

Audiobook Review – Liar Temptress Soldier Spy by Karen Abbott

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott

Title: Liar Temptress Soldier Spy: Four Women Who Changed the Course of the Civil War Author: Karen Abbott Narrator: Karen White ISBN: 9780062332165 Audiobook Length: 15 hours, 14 minutes Genre: Nonfiction Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 2 September 2014 Synopsis: “Belle Boyd Emma Edmonds Rose O’Neal Greenhow Elizabeth Van Lew In Liar Temptress Soldier…

Book Review – We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Title: We Should All Be Feminists Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ISBN: 9781101911761 No. of Pages: 64 Genre: Nonfiction Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 3 February 2015 Synopsis: “In this personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah, offers readers a unique definition of feminism…

Book Review – Flawed by Cecelia Ahern

Flawed by Cecelia Ahern

Title: Flawed Author: Cecelia Ahern ISBN: 9781250074119 No. of Pages: 336 Genre: Young Adult; Fiction Origins: Macmillan’s Children’s Publishing Group Release Date: 5 April 2016 Synopsis: “Celestine North lives a perfect life. She’s a model daughter and sister, she’s well-liked by her classmates and teachers, and she’s dating the impossibly charming Art Crevan. But then…

Novel Nuggets – The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood

The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood

Title: The Heart Goes Last Author: Margaret Atwood ISBN: 9780385540353 No. of Pages: 320 Genre: Science Fiction Origins: Nan A. Talese Release Date: 29 September 2015 Synopsis: “Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has forced them to live in…

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Book Review – Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Title: Red Queen Author: Victoria Aveyard ISBN: 9780062310637 No. of Pages: 400 Genre: Young Adult; Fantasy Origins: HarperTeen Release Date: 10 February 2015 Bottom Line: Exciting and fun Synopsis: “Mare Barrow’s world is divided by blood—those with common, Red blood serve the Silver-blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities. Mare is a Red, scraping…

Audiobook Review – The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen

The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen

Title: The Snow Queen Author: Hans Christian Andersen Narrator: Julia Whelan ASIN: B00QVZ7KHE Audiobook Length: 1 hour, 14 minutes Genre: Fantasy Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: December 1844 Bottom Line: Disappointing. Good thing I didn’t pay anything for it, nor did I have to sacrifice a credit. Synopsis: “This classic tale is a fantastical…