• REVIEW: Vendetta by Catherine Doyle

    2 December, 2014

    You know that feeling when you read an amazing book and you have to re-evaluate everything you once thought about life? Vendetta was that book for me. It completely destroyed me. Vendetta is the version of Romeo and Juliet you wish Shakespeare had written. In one sentence, it’s Shakespeare meets the Mafia – dramatic, spellbinding…

    three-half-stars
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  • 10 DAYS TO GO: 5 Reasons to Read The Maze Runner

    30 September, 2014

    With the looming release date of the highly-anticipated movie adaptation of The Maze Runner, here are five reasons you should read the book: One The Maze Runner is action packed and will keep you up reading until the early hours. With a unique premise, it’s easy to slip into the world created by Dashner. Two Reading the book…

    three-half-stars
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  • REVIEW: Lobsters by Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison

    18 August, 2014

    I’ve wanted to read Lobsters ever since hearing about it at the start of the year. I absolutely adore contemporaries (hence my blog name!) and so I think I’ve always known how much I would love Lobsters. Hannah and Sam, both in the summer before university, have one thing in common: they have yet to…

    three-half-stars
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  • REVIEW: Water Born by Rachel Ward

    8 August, 2014

    It’s rather fitting that I read Water Born during summer, and an absolutely boiling British one too. Whilst The Drowning, the prelude to Water Born, dealt primarily with a dark side to water, the continuation gets darker still and tackles water and hot weather. Set 17 years after the events of The Drowning, Nic is…

    three-half-stars
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