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Lumatere Chronicles (the complete trilogy)
Lumatere Chronicles
By Melina Marchetta

This story seems to sing to me – a song of a magical time and a magical land, a song of both love and despair, a song so sad and beautiful that could cut one’s heart in two. The Lumatere chronicles is one of the most wonderful stories you can find, with gorgeous prose and amazing characters. In fact, at …

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3.5
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
By Hank Green

I have no idea what I’ve been reading here, but I kind of liked it. This book is about a lot of things, it’s a SF, but it’s more about fame, social media and the human nature. In a way it works with the previous book I’ve read, as it shows humanity degrading at times, in a different way …

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4.5
Dry
By Jarrod Shusterman

I wanted to say that (Neal) Shusterman is the king of – incredibly realistic – dystopian stories, but then I realised there are two of them now, so I’ll just let them reign over the fandom the way they like. After all, I’m only here to rave about this story, another gem I was delighted to read. Dry is what …

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Even If I Fall
By Abigail Johnson

A story about broken pieces with sharp edges. A story about the aftermath of tragedy, about a family that will never be the same, about people who suffer in silence when there’s so much more to say. It gives me shivers to think of that night, as it didn’t feel like only one life ending. We follow Brooke not only …

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Here Lies Daniel Tate
By Cristin Terrill

How did I feel after finishing reading this book? Oh my goooood, this book was so messed up!!! I loved it to pieces, it was AMAZING!!! Best book I read this year! What the hell just happened? I’m in awe. I loved her first book, but this one.. this one is even better. 10 stars …

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2.5
Sherwood
By Meagan Spooner

It pains me to give it this rating, as I love this author’s style and her previous books, but for some reason this book only half-worked for me. I enjoyed the beginning and the voice of main character, same could be applied to the ending, though it took a turn I did not quite expect. But.. there’s always a but, isn’t …

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Midnight Fun

First look at: The Place on Dalhousie
In Cover Reveals

Highly anticipating! It’s Marchetta, it’s Jimmy… I’ve been waiting for it of so long! Here’s a first glimpse: Preorder: BookDepository (INTL) About the book: The Place on Dalhousie by Melina Marchetta ‘You look the type to break your father’s heart.’ ‘Yeah, but he broke …

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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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Cress
Book #3 in Lunar Chronicles Series
By Marissa Meyer

I have a really hard time explaining you just how much I love this series, how incredibly great it is (from the beautiful writing, to the amazing pack of characters, the laughing-out-loud kind of humour and the fascinating world and the too-awesome-to-be true plot-line) This being said.. Where's the next book?! …

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On the Fence
By Kasie West

That's it, I found a book I want to live in! For me this book was perfect: perfectly-awesome dynamics, perfectly-sweet romance and just a perfectly-bit of sadness to make up for the perfectly-amazing 'giggleness'. Yes, I am a also a 'perfect' dork in love with romantic stories, but what can I say? I just loved this story so very much! …

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Pivot Point
Book #1 in Pivot Point Series
By Kasie West

Can someone please come and erase my memory such that I can fall in love again with this story in 2014? I really have a hard time believing that I will be able to sit still and wait a whole year for my favorite part of this story. I am even scared. I saw Addie fall in love 2 times …

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Quintana of Charyn
Book #3 in Lumatere Chronicles Series
By Melina Marchetta

This story took my breath away! If there is a book that I can read with my eyes filled with tears and my heart full of happiness, it is one of Marchetta's stories.. Her words 'sing' to us [...] - it's a symphony of joy, sorrow, fear, hate, love.. and hope.

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Froi of the Exiles
Book #2 in Lumatere Chronicles Series
By Melina Marchetta

Dear Melina, Keep breaking my heart, because you definitely know the best way to do it. The first story I’ve been told was a fairytale. I don’t remember which one was it, but that shouldn’t be a problem, as they all begin with “once upon a time”, get to the point where the handsome white-horse-riding prince …

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Split
By Swati Avasthi

I finished reading this book a while back but I didn’t really know what to say about it. It feels a bit unfair to sit in my comfortable chair, living my ordinary peaceful life, and give my opinions about such an important subject as family violence. You read in the book about all those horrible scenes and you …

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