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Book review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Author: Laini Taylor Pages: 420 Edition: Paperback Publication date: 5th August 2012 Read: 8th – 17th March 2017 Rating:  “This was who she was: not prey, but power.” Errand requiring immediate attention. Come. The note was on vellum, pierced by the talons of the almost-crow that delivered it. Karou read the message. ‘He never says please’,… Continue reading Book review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone

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Book review: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Pages: 111 Genre: Mystery, Suspense Publication date: 5th January 1886 Read: 27th – 29th January 2017 Rating: “Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.” This was originally published as a ‘shilling shocker’, but… Continue reading Book review: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

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Book review: The Blazing Star by Imani Josey

Genres: YA fantasy, Historical fiction Publication date: 6th December 2016 Pages: 329 Rating:  What piqued my interest: Time-travel and cover porn *I received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review* I normally like to start my reviews with a quote, but I honestly couldn’t find a single line in this book… Continue reading Book review: The Blazing Star by Imani Josey

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Book review: The Wangs vs. The World by Jade Chang

I received this copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. “Love saves you, as long as there’s a you to be saved.” When I started this novel, the first thing I noticed was that it’s incredibly character-driven. Which didn’t bode too well because I didn’t like the characters. The Wangs vs. The World… Continue reading Book review: The Wangs vs. The World by Jade Chang