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5
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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5
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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This Shattered World
Book #2 in Starbound Series
By Amie Kaufman

THIS SHATTERED WOLRD does not give you time to think about it, you just dive into it and stop breathing until you reach the last page. But trust me, you will feel like you’ve reached that one way too soon. I, for one, could never have enough of this story ...

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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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Every Day
Book #1 in Every Day Series
By David Levithan

Wow! This was such a feast for my eyes and mind! My thoughts after finishing the book: SO GOOD! I didn’t even have time to mark it as currently-reading, this is how lost into the story I’ve been. One of the best books I’ve read in quite a while! Full review: Romance aside, this story is about people.. All kinds …

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Amplified
Book #1 in Amplified Series
By Tara Kelly

There are books with deep messages that touch the bottom of my heart, but there are also books like this one, with simple meanings but with a great power to make me laugh, to make me dream, to make me hope, to fill my sleepless nights...

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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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