Archive | January 2014

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Two Wolves

Two Wolves by Tristan Bancks My rating: 4 of 5 stars Tristan Bancks latest book is an intense novel for younger readers. Ben is a chubby, thoughtful, insecure 13 year old. His world is filled with the escapism of online games and stop-animation film-making, where he controls the action. From the first chapter we can […]

The Disappearance of Ember Crow

*Spoiler Alert* The Disappearance of Ember Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina Continuing the story started in The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf, this novel has a distinctly Australian feel and sound. In this instalment, Ashala’s best friend Ember Crow is missing. On a mission in Gull City to discover more about the person claiming to be the […]

Divergent

Divergent by Veronica Roth My rating: 5 of 5 stars Divergent is one of those books where the instant that you finish it you want to start the second book straightaway. In this post-apocalytic world there are five factions – Abnegation, Amity, Candor, Dauntless, and Erudite. Everyone is aligned with a single faction – unless […]