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Lair of Dreams (The Diviners, #2)

Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray My rating: 4 of 5 stars Holy moley! Bray turns up the fear-factor in this second instalment of The Diviners series. This is the sort of writing that makes you yell out loud to the characters – “Run! For f@&%s sake, Run!” Genuinely scary and suspenseful, and beautifully read […]

Exchange of Heart

Exchange of Heart by Darren Groth My rating: 4 of 5 stars Munro is on exchange to Australia from Canada. We are privy to his history, but he is choosing to keep the death of his sister on the lowdown. But huge secrets like this one are hard to keep quiet – especially with the […]

Welcome to Hell

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Welcome to Orphancorp by Marlee Jane Ward My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book is one I had been wanting to read for some time and I was not disappointed. Ward’s depiction of a world where children are a commodity to be bought, sold and treated as…

Welcome to Orphancorp

Welcome To Orphancorp by Marlee Jane Ward My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is an extraordinary novella. Set in a not-too-distant future, the story is visceral, frightening, and all too realistic.Mirii is a survivor, a young woman on the edge of adulthood and ‘freedom’. But how free are you, really, when your whole life […]

Take Three Girls

Take Three Girls by Cath Crowley My rating: 4 of 5 stars St. Hilda’s Grammar School. Hotbed of teenage girl angst. Ady, Clem and Kate have nothing in common other than the school they attend. At first it’s hard to distinguish the individual voices of the characters. The tone and language used for each girl […]

No Limits

No Limits by Ellie Marney My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow. Just…wow. Marney really raises the bar in this companion book to the Every series. Harris and Amie are spot on, clearly and fully realised as living breathing people. Although only vaguely known to each other – country Victoria can be a small world […]

Blossom

Blossom by Tamsin Janu My rating: 3 of 5 stars There’s lots to like about this story. Lottie is a sweetie. She’s had a lot to contend with in her life so far, and when a waif in a potato sack appears on her doorstep, Lottie knows exactly what to do – take her in […]