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The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli

Everything is better with dragons. The Last Namsara has been on my TBR since I heard about it at YALC last year. My friend Kate had blagged an arc and had been raving about it ever since. Why did I wait so long to read it? Who knows. Usually, anything Kate recommends I end up loving anyway, so it seemed obvious to pick this one up as soon as. That didn’t happen, but after being able to make a trade and get a signed copy *drool*, I finally got stuck into a story of politics, forbidden  ...

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The Mid-Year Book Freakout Tag

It’s July. IT’S JULY. Can you believe we are over the half-way mark of 2018? No, I don’t want to think about it either. Time moves too quickly. I fear change. I just want to be a child again. But at least we have books. I’ve read some fantastic stuff over the last seven  ...

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Tin Man by Sarah Winman

PUBLISHER: TINDER PRESS PUBLICATION DATE: July 27th, 2017 RATING: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ GOODREADS It begins with a painting won in a raffle: fifteen sunflowers, hung on the wall by a woman who believes that men and boys are capable of beautiful things. And then there are two boys, Ellis and Michael, who  ...

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A Thousand Perfect Notes by C.G. Drews

PUBLISHER: Orchard Books PUBLICATION DATE: 7th June 2018 RATING: ☆ ☆ ☆  .5 GOODREADS Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hour after hour, day after day. He will never play as she did before  ...

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Release Date: 21st January 2017 Rating: ☆ ☆ Goodreads Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their powerful and cruel father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her  ...

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