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Review: The Glow of Fallen Stars by Kate Ling (and a giveaway!)

The sequel to my favourite book of last year did not disappoint. You can win both The Loneliness of Distant Beings and The Glow of Fallen Stars in my giveaway right here (yay!) Before we begin, I should note that this review will reveal some of what happens in The…

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Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

A masterpiece.  Illuminae summary This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded.  The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge…

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Review: Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman

One of the best YA dystopian novels I’ve ever read.  Noughts and Crosses Summary Sephy is a Cross – a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Callum is a Nought – a “colourless” member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses. The two have been friends since…

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Review: A Library of Lemons by Jo Cotterill

Beautifully written story about grief that reminds us that there is always light at the end of the tunnel.  A Library of Lemons Summary Calypso’s mum died a few years ago and her emotionally incompetent Dad can’t, or won’t, talk about Mum at all. Instead he throws himself into writing…

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Review: We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach

Inspiring and thought-provoking, this book will remind you that time is a luxury that’s not to be taken for granted.  We All Looked Up Summary Before the asteroid we let ourselves be defined by labels: The athlete, the outcast, the slacker, the overachiever.  But then we all looked up and everything…

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