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Negative Reviews: Why We Write Them

This post used to be called Negative Reviews: Should We Write Them? But after conducting a poll on Twitter (which got over 300 votes, thank you!) and watching a lot of Booktube videos, I decided that I already know the answer to that question. It’s pretty clear that negative reviews should be written. And I feel like asking that question is counter-productive to the point I’m trying to make. Instead of asking should we, I want to talk about why I think they’re important,  ...

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Satellite by Nick Lake

PUBLISHER: Hodder Children’s Books PUBLICATION DATE: October 2017 RATING: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ GOODREADS A teenage boy born in space makes his first trip to Earth. He’s going to a place he’s never been before: home. Moon 2 is a space station that orbits approximately 250 miles above Earth. It  ...

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Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Release Date: March 2017 Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ .5 Goodreads The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with  ...

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