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Book Review: Journey to Dragon Island by Claire Fayers

Yaaaaaaaaaaaaas! You have no idea how excited I was about this book. I mean seriously, I got sent a proof copy at work and I scared some people with my enthusiasm. This is the level of excitement we’re talking about here. Eeeeek! And now the official release date draws near and I can finally review… Continue reading Book Review: Journey to Dragon Island by Claire Fayers

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Book Review: The Loneliness of Distant Beings by Kate Ling

Are you familiar with the tweets of @BroodingYAHero? (if no, go check them out, they’re hilarious). Well, this author clearly is, and has used every single one of them to create a ‘plot’. I really hated this book, like to the point where I don’t know if I want to review it, purely because I… Continue reading Book Review: The Loneliness of Distant Beings by Kate Ling

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Book Review: My Secret Rockstar Boyfriend – Eleanor Wood

Hey, remember when I said I wanted to read less YA and more adult books? *flashback to 3 months ago. Int. Day. volcano lair. Jemmer puts down book and raises arms in exasperation. Jemmer: I want to read less YA and more adult books!* See, I did say that. Well anyway I almost immediately went… Continue reading Book Review: My Secret Rockstar Boyfriend – Eleanor Wood

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The 3 R’s: Reading, Rambling and Reviewing

Sorry folks, I’m stepping down my review schedule. As I would hope you are aware, to review books, you have to read them. I was reviewing books once a week because I had a backlog of books to write about. Every time I read a book I take notes so I can reference them and… Continue reading The 3 R’s: Reading, Rambling and Reviewing

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Book Review: The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig.

Urgh! Getting fed up of generic YA plot now. Not sure I can count this as a review if all I’m doing is moaning about YA tropes. ‘Nix Song is a time-traveller. She and her father use maps to navigate not just the globe but time itself. Their glorious old pirate ship, manned by a… Continue reading Book Review: The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig.

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Book Review – Voyage to Magical North by Claire Fayers

I know they say “never judge a book by its cover”, but is there a rule against judging a book by its title? I was hooked by the word ‘Pirates’, if you know me even a little bit, that won’t be much of a surprise. “Twelve-year-old Brine Seaborne is a girl with a past, if only… Continue reading Book Review – Voyage to Magical North by Claire Fayers