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Review: Walking Shadows by Narelle M Harris

Lissa Wilson has had one hell of a year. When people she cared about kept turning up dead, she discovered that The Opposite of Life is not always death – at least, not final death anyway. When they tried killing her too, life went from bad to worse. On the plus side, she made a […]

Review: Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

 From the throne of glass rules a king with a fist of iron and a soul as black as pitch. Assassin Celaena Sardothien won a brutal contest to become his Champion. Yet Celaena is far from loyal to the crown. She hides her secret vigilantly; she knows that the man she serves is bent on […]

Review: Julius and the Watchmaker by Tim Hehir

Please note this was read in April 2016. I just found this review in my drafts so decicded I should publish it. A lost diary A spinning pocketwatch A gentleman wielding a deadly walking cane And a boy who’s about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime When Julius Higgins isn’t running from Crimper […]

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Answer? Consumed by work and so tired that I couldn’t actually concentrate on reading.   Books I read between my last review and stopping reading about six months ago? Soulless by Gail Carriger – 5/5 The King’s Deception by Steve Barry – 3/5 The Stars at Oktober End by Glenda Millard – 3/5 Daughter of […]

Review: Deadly Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock

Mackenzie and Amy were best friends. Until Amy was brutally murdered. Since then, Mac’s life has been turned upside down. She is being haunted by Amy in her dreams, and an extremist group called the Trackers has come to Mac’s hometown of Hemlock to hunt down Amy’s killer: A white werewolf. Lupine syndrome—also known as […]

Review: Reboot & Rebel by Amy Tintera

REBOOT #1 Five years ago, Wren Connolly was shot three times in the chest. After 178 minutes she came back as a Reboot: stronger, faster, able to heal, and less emotional. The longer Reboots are dead, the less human they are when they return. Wren 178 is the deadliest Reboot in the Republic of Texas. […]

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Abby Kirk 14, selfish in Sydney Australia, chases Beatie Bow 11, from park where kids chant her name in game, to 1873. Bows adopt penniless ‘Stranger’ into typical life of era’s working-class. Gran from Orkney foretold ‘Stranger’ must save family Gift of Prophecy. Abby will only learn power of love for herself, falls for sailor Judah 18, engaged to Dovey.

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Most Read Authors

Yesterday as I was looking through Goodreads if I could find my ‘year in review’ thing that they had done I discovered a page of my ‘most read authors’ which I thought was pretty cool. So. Here’s my most read authors. What are yours? You can find them at your version of this link (You’ll need […]

2015 in Review

Finally here is my wrap up of 2015!   Total: 70 book & 20,103 pages, Average: 296 pages Favourite Book(s): Monash the Outsider Who Won the War by Roland Perry & The Boleyn Trilogy by Laura Anderson Least Favourite Book(s): Joan Makes History by Kate Grenville  Shortest Book The Secret of Hanging Rock by Joan […]