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    review; shadowlark

    Shadowlark by Meagan Spooner Ever since she escaped the city within the Wall, Lark Ainsley’s wanted one thing: to find her brother Basil. She’s always believed he would be the one to put an end to the constant fear and flight. And now, hidden underground in the chaotically magical city of Lethe, Lark feels closer to him than ever. But Lethe is a city cowering in fear of its founder, the mysterious Prometheus, and of his private police force. To get the truth about what happened to Basil, Lark has no choice but to face Prometheus. Facing her fears has become second nature to Lark. Facing the truth is another…

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    review; hunted

    Title: HuntedAuthor: Meagan SpoonerGenre: YA, fantasyType: AudiobackPublisher: HarperCollinsNarrators: Saaskia Maarleveld & Will Damron Beauty knows the Beast’s forest in her bones – and in her blood. After all, her father is the only hunter who’s ever come close to discovering its secrets. So when her father loses his fortune and moves Yeva and her sisters out of their comfortable home among the aristocracy and back to the outskirts of town, Yeva is secretly relieved. Out in the wilderness, there’s no pressure to make idle chatter with vapid baronessas… or to submit to marrying a wealthy gentleman. But Yeva’s father’s misfortune may have cost him his mind, and when he goes…

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    review; the good thieves

    Title: The Good ThievesAuthor: Katherine RundellGenre: MG, contemporaryType: PaperbackPublisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books From award-winning author Katherine Rundell comes a fast-paced, sharp-turning, and utterly thrilling adventure, one driven at its heart by an extraordinarily powerful evocation of the loyalty and love between a grandfather and his granddaughter.  Fresh off the boat from England, Vita Marlowe has a job to do. Her beloved grandfather Jack has been cheated out of his home and possessions by a notorious conman with Mafia connections. Seeing Jack’s spirit is broken, Vita is desperate to make him happy again, so she devises a plan to outwit his enemies and recover his home. She finds a young pickpocket,…

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    BLOG TOUR; War Of Mist by Helen Scheuerer ft. Book Review & Graphics

    When Shealea @ Caffiene Book Tours posted a sign up for a blog tour for War Of Mist by Helen Scheuerer, I knew I had to sign up. I had seen Shealea raving about these books for so long, and here was an opportunity to maybe get a chance to read them? SOLD. It was so sweet of Helen to reach out and send the copies of the entire trilogy my way, as I had not had a chance to read them before. And once I started reading, well. If you’ve seen my Twitter and my earlier reviews, you know I couldn’t stop. The launch post for the tour can…

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    review; their fractured light

    Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner A year ago, Flynn Cormac and Jubilee Chase made the now infamous Avon Broadcast, calling on the galaxy to witness for their planet, and protect them from destruction. Some say Flynn’s a madman, others whisper about conspiracies. Nobody knows the truth. A year before that, Tarver Merendsen and Lilac LaRoux were rescued from a terrible shipwreck – now, they live a public life in front of the cameras, and a secret life away from the world’s gaze. Now, in the center of the universe on the planet of Corinth, all four are about to collide with two new players, who will…

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    review; wilder girls

    Title: Wilder GirlsAuthor: Rory PowerGenre: YA, dystopiaType: PaperbackPublisher: Macmillan UK It’s been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the Tox hit and pulled Hetty’s life out from under her. It started slow. First the teachers died one by one. Then it began to infect the students, turning their bodies strange and foreign. Now, cut off from the rest of the world and left to fend for themselves on their island home, the girls don’t dare wander outside the school’s fence, where the Tox has made the woods wild and dangerous. They wait for the cure they were promised as the Tox seeps into…

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    review; a pocketful of stars

    Title: A Pocketful Of Stars Author: Aisha Bushby Genre: MG, contemporary Type: Paperback Publisher: Egmont When I next open my eyes, I’m back… in front of the house again. It’s night time. The stars wave hello, like they’ve been expecting me. The door of the house, Mum’s house, is wide open, like it expects me too. This time, I go inside… Safiya and her mum have never seen eye to eye. Her mum doesn’t understand Safiya’s love of gaming and Safiya doesn’t think they have anything in common. As Safiya struggles to fit in at school she wonders if her mum wishes she was more like her confident best friend…

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    review; winter

    Winter by Marissa Meyer Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t approve of her feelings for her childhood friend – the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn’t as weak as Levana believes her to be and she’s been undermining her stepmother’s wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that’s been raging for…

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    review; reign of mist

    Title: Reign Of Mist Author: Helen Scheuerer Genre: YA, fantasy Type: E-Book Publisher: Talem Press Series: The Oremere Chronicles The realm’s darkest secret is out. The cruelty of the capital and the power-hungry King Arden have scattered Bleak and her companions across the continents. On the run in a foreign land, Bleak finds herself tied to some unexpected strangers. When the answers she yearns for are finally within reach, she must face the hard truths of her past, and take her fate into her own hands before it’s too late. Meanwhile, secrets and magic unravel as a dark power corrupts the realm. Bleak’s friends are forced to decide where their…

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    review; heart of mist

    Title: Heart Of Mist Author: Helen Scheuerer Genre: YA, fantasy Type: E-book Publisher: Talem Press Series: The Oremere Chronicles In a realm where toxic mist sweeps the lands and magic is forbidden, all Bleak wants is a cure for her power. Still grieving the death of her guardian and dangerously self-medicating with alcohol, Bleak is snatched from her home by the Commander of the King’s Army, and summoned to the capital. But the king isn’t the only one interested in Bleak’s powers. The leader of an infamous society of warriors, the Valia Kindred, lays claim to her as well, and Bleak finds herself in the middle of a much bigger…