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Day 557: The Year of the Flood

The Year of the Flood covers much the same time period as does the first novel of the Maddaddam trilogy, Oryx and Crake, only from the points of view of different characters. 275 more words


The Hit, by Melvin Burgess (2013)

Genre: Grit Lit
Appeal: 16-21
Fans of Guy Ritchie films (Snatch, and Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels) and Burgess’ prior work ( 458 more words

Young Adult

Character Takeover: Meet Adara Trosclair!

     Well, first of all, I’ve got to say that your world is just as messed up as mine. While skimming the headlines on my creators computer screen, I just had to shake my head in disbelief, disgust, and dismay. 488 more words

The Ward

I have never experienced a book being better in the second half than the first! It was The Ward by Jordana Frankel that delivered this unusual experience. 390 more words

Book Reviews

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 7/14/14

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme started by Book Journey. The folks over at Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers have given it a children’s/YA spin. 468 more words



Arclight is the story of Marina, a girl who is rescued from The Dark. Yes, with the capital D. The Dark is the post-apocalyptic danger-land outside of the Arc, which is a haven perpetually lit by the brightest lights known to man. 593 more words

YA Books

Almond Press: 'Broken Worlds'

Absolutely delighted.  ‘The Sad Man’ is a story close to my heart and I can’t wait to share it with readers. Congratulations to everyone who was short-listed, I’m looking forward to getting my hands on the finished anthology and losing myself in the rest of the collection. 343 more words

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