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THE MARTIAN | REVIEW

*HAPPY NEW YEAR; HERE’S TO A HOPEFULLY FANTASTIC 2017 (to be fair though, there hasn’t really been a bar set, it’s 97% impossible to look bad compared to 2016)* Pages: 369 Genre: YA sci-fi/adventure/space  Links: Goodreads // Amazon // The Book Depository Recommend-Worthy: a light-hearted and easy-going yet grounded debut; I would definitely recommend (especially before you watch/instead of watching the… Continue reading THE MARTIAN | REVIEW

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September MiniReviews (#2)

by Sarah J. Maas Pages: 416 Published: May 5th 2015 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens  Genre: YA Fantasy, Romance Links: Amazon // Book Depository // Goodreads In lieu of the #ReadThemAllThon, I read A Court Of Thorns And Roses to access the Pewter City Gym Badge. I didn’t really know what to expect from it in all honesty; I’ve never read a… Continue reading September MiniReviews (#2)

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August round-up; September TBR (seriously, where are the months going?!)

This is now verging on ridiculous. It feels like just yesterday that I was doing my GCSEs, and looking forward to an ambitious summer ahead, and now it’s all suddenly behind me, and I’m facing the mad flurry of stationary, school-bags, and suits before returning to Sixth form in a week’s time. IT’S MAD! August… Continue reading August round-up; September TBR (seriously, where are the months going?!)

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And Then The Sky Exploded … and with it, my expectations. | Review

*I received a free copy of this book via Netgalley, in exchange for a fair and honest review* David A. Poulsden penned And Then the Sky Exploded with consideration and subtlety, and provided a modern outlook on the atrocity faced in Japan on August 6th 1945. We join Yuko, an 82 year-old (by my calculations) “Hibokusha”… Continue reading And Then The Sky Exploded … and with it, my expectations. | Review

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The Perks Of Being A Wallflower KNOCKS ME BACKWARDS

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower // Stephen Chbosky Pages: 231 Genre: YA contemporary Published: February 1st 1999 by MTV Books and Pocket Books Links: Goodreads // Amazon // The Book Depository Recommend-worthy: unless you’re ALWAYS INCREDIBLY BEHIND THE TREND like me, you’ve probably already read this book 92 times over. If you haven’t, I’d definitely recommend! 15th August 2016 Dear friend,… Continue reading The Perks Of Being A Wallflower KNOCKS ME BACKWARDS

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August MiniReviews (with not so mini topics!)

Having been massively bigged up by my sister, I went into All The Bright Places very optimistically, and I must say, I wasn’t disappointed. One-sentence summary: Having met on the verge of committing suicide, Violet Markey, and Theodore Finch find great inspiration in eachother, and their wandering around Illinois, as they both try to make… Continue reading August MiniReviews (with not so mini topics!)