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Book Review: All things New by Lauren Miller

Book Review: All things New by Lauren Miller

April 26, 2017 Book review 5 ★★★½

I love this author as she has the ability to dress up challenging concepts and parade them in front of your eyes via intriguing story arc. Parallel is one of my favourite young adult sci-fi books, so I was pumped to read All Things New by Lauren Miller. First Line… Read more »

Book Review: Uninvited by Sophie Jordan

Book Review: Uninvited by Sophie Jordan

December 14, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★

I bought Uninvited by Sophie Jordan just because I loved the DNA strands in the hair on the cover.  Yes I’m fickle when it comes to choosing books.  But somehow I was never in the mood to actually read it, so I choose it as one my Save A Book Soul… Read more »

Book Review: The Hard Count by Ginger Scott

Book Review: The Hard Count by Ginger Scott

November 18, 2016 Book review 1 ★★★

Urrrggh, The Hard Count by Ginger Scott is a hard one to rate.  Parts I loved and other parts (I’m looking at you football) made me skim furiously.  But overall I think it’s quite an achievement that despite an aversion to football, I still enjoyed this football themed book! First… Read more »

Book Review: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Book Review: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

August 29, 2016 Book review 15 ★★

I had very high expectations for Passenger by Alexandra Bracken.  The gorgeous cover, the cool sounding blurb and my love of time travel as a theme in books set my expectations sky-high. Sadly by the end of the first few chapters, my love for the book had sailed away and I was… Read more »

Book Review: Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

Book Review: Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

August 5, 2016 Book review 12 ★★★★

Imagine the unthinkable. Imagine being a mother, pouring over your daughter’s social media after her death. Then imagine trying to reconstruct her life and trying to figure out if it was suicide or homicide. That’s the premise of Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight.     Thoughts on Reconstructing Amelia by… Read more »

Book Review : Hotel Ruby by Suzanne Young

Book Review : Hotel Ruby by Suzanne Young

October 26, 2015 Book review 19 ★★★½

Books with hotel settings always call out to me as I love going to stay in hotels.  And a book with a hotel setting feels like the next best thing to me actually going to one for little luxury in my life!  So Hotel Ruby by Suzanne Young was must read… Read more »