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The Other Side of Lost
By Jessi Kirby

I had the following note on Goodreads, from before reading the book: “I have no idea what this story is about, but… as I loved all her other stories, this one is such a big MUST! Can’t wait to get my hands on it!” Now that I know ALL about it, I can say that “The Other Side of Lost” is …

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Eliza and Her Monsters
By Francesca Zappia

Last year I’ve read “Made You Up” by the same author and I enjoyed it deeply (I should reread it one of these days and write a review for it too). So I was eager to get my hands on this beauty! There are many things I loved about “Eliza and Her Monsters”. The cover is STUNNING, I love it to …

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Warcross
Book #1 in Warcross Series
By Marie Lu

Warcross was an exciting story, set in a world where technology took quite a few steps forward and games became a way of living. The plot follows Emika Chen, in a labyrinth of secrets and lies, struggling among friends and enemies, trying to conceive (what seems to be) the impossible. In the beginning she is just a bounty hunter, struggling …

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Saving Francesca
By Melina Marchetta

A moment of truth: I’ve felt depressed – on and off, in a way or another – my entire life. Not like Mia, but I had my share of sad moments, my ‘down’ moments, some kind of sorrow that seemed to linger at the edges of my consciousness. I don’t remember myself “before” (maybe I was even born this way, …

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And I Darken
Book #1 in The Conqueror's Saga Series
By Kiersten White

I probably enjoyed this book more than I should have, lol, but it felt refreshing to read something inspired by my country’s history, even though some aspects didn’t feel accurate – historical or not, it IS fiction after all, so I let the author take her story wherever she wants (not that I was too fond of history in school to notice …

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Girl in Pieces
By Kathleen Glasgow

There are books that need to be written. For us to be able to understand, (or) to heal our own wounds, (or) to let us know that life goes on. There are words that need to be said, that are stuck in one’s throat, threatening to choke him/her if there’s no one there to hear them. GIRL IN PIECES it’s …

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#LookingForShadow GIVEAWAY (intl)
In Giveaways

Hey there, It’s my birthday and I have a gift for you: a chance to win a copy of Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley. Let’s search for Shadow around the world! I’ve been looking for him in Marbella, but as you can see from my picture, it doesn’t look like he was the artist behind this graffiti. So …

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Let the stars fall
In Blog Tours

STARFALL Launch Blitz & Giveaway I can’t believe Starfall by Melissa Landers is already out in the world and I haven’t written my praise for Starflight yet on the blog. Need to do that like yesterday! But take my word for it now, Starflight was one of the funniest stories! I loved both narrators with their sweet banter, the action-packed …

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Build me a time-machine
[The Undercurrent]
In The Midnight Cup of Coffee

Yesterday, please!.. Truth being told, I am always extremely eager to read books that are miles months/years away, no matter how many books I own and I need to read in the present moment. For example… Today I read the newsletter from Paula Weston announcing her next book. It only mentioned a title and I started hyperventilating nonetheless.

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First look at: Encore
In Cover Reveals

Some covers are.. so yummy! …And just look at this beauty here! (hover to unveil the cover): Preorder:  BookDepository (INT) About the book: A companion novel to AMPLIFIED by Tara Kelly. “I lied my way into a band, humiliated them on stage, and got my heart broken by the bassist. Now…we’re on …

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First look at: The Secret history of us
In Cover Reveals

Some covers are.. mysterious! …And just look at this beauty here! (hover to unveil the cover): Preorder:  BookDepository (INT) About the book: “A near drowning . . . A coma for days . . . And then . . . Olivia wakes up to realize she doesn’t remember. Not just …

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The World of The Hunger Games Auction
In The Midnight Cup of Coffee

Bring home a piece of the film! Great news for all Hunger Games fans (with deep pockets) out there… On May 20, over 400 pieces of historic Hollywood memorabilia and screen-used collectibles from The Hunger Games saga will try to find their way into the grabby hands of some lucky fans. Featuring authentic costumes, set pieces, and props, The World …

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Tin Lily
By Joann Swanson

Such a beautiful book! The wonderful prose, the emotional story, the great characters.. It touched my heart, really. This book is absolutely incredible and I feel honoured to have it on my ‘favourite’ shelf. The story is dark, but also hopeful, it is a triller but also with a psychological touch, it talks about trauma but also about healing, it …

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Champion
Book #3 in Legend Series
By Marie Lu

This is one of the best conclusions to a series! The very best. *wiping tears* Seriously! And it felt so ..right, you know? Not all butterflies and cheers and happiness, but right and real and beautiful and raw. The action, the suspense, the dramatic romance, the bittersweet ending… every moment and every page, every single word in this book..

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On The Jellicoe Road [re-read]
By Melina Marchetta

Reading (at least one of) Marchetta’s stories should be one of the “10 things to do in your lifetime”. Seriously, this woman is one of the most creative people alive, one of the most amazing writers I came across and I wish I could put into words the actual awesomeness of this book, but I feel a bit at a …

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Enshadowed
Book #2 in Nevermore Series
By Kelly Creagh

Enshadowed is one of those stories that can simply leave you breathless and exhausted from so much beauty. I kept turning pages furiously inhaling every word and, even in the moments when there was no actual action, my elevated heart-rate made me feel like I was reading the most exhilarating of the books. In a way I was… because …

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Hallowed
Book #2 in Unearthly Series
By Cynthia Hand

Oh boy, what a ride. Reading this book felt like flying with the wings wide open (not that I know how does that feel, but I can only imagine): I’ve been falling in love again with these characters, I’ve gasped at every surprise, I’ve smiled and I’ve even cried, I’ve felt Clara’s insecurities and frustrations, and her need to be …

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Graffiti Moon
By Cath Crowley

“I was nothing inside but light and color” Can you be in love with a book? I know that I can fall in love with a character, I had a few crushes here and there, but if I were to want to get married with a book, I would propose to this one in a heartbeat. Dear …

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