Tag: young adult

Review: Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton (Rebel of the Sands #1)

So last week’s tube read was *drumroll* Title: Rebel of the Sands Author: Alwyn Hamilton Pages: 358 Published: 4th February 2016 ⭐️ 4 / 5 Here’s another book I bought and read off the back of an event I attended at Waterstones Piccadilly. Alwyn was a really engaging panel chair and I loved the snippets I heard about her

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Review: The Graces by Laure Eve

Review: The Graces by Laure Eve

This week’s train read/commute book has really stollen my heart…

In the week of my one year anniversary of moving to London it was so lovely to wrap myself up in a book that reminded me of my roots, even the slightly odd and alternative ones 😉

Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

I have wanted to read this for a very long time and I’ve finally squeezed it in as this weekend’s commute book! It was a little different to what I expected and I have mixed feelings on it, but here’s what I thought. Title: Daughter of Smoke and Bone Author: Laini Taylor Pages: 418 Published: 5th July 2012

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Review: King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen #3)

Title: King’s Cage Author: Victoria Aveyard Pages: 528 Published: 9th February 2017 ⭐️ 5 / 5 Book three follows Mare, the Scarlet Guard and the red rebellion, and the silver court. Mare struggles without her power and battles grief whilst alone in a cell. Maven struggles with his power and battles his own grief whilst alone on the throne.

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Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen #2)

Title: Glass Sword Author: Victoria Aveyard Pages: 440 Published: 9th February 2016 ⭐️ 4 / 5 Glass Sword begins where Red Queen ends with our favourite characters (mostly) speeding off into unchartered territory – in some instances, literally. My favourite part of this novel is the vast amount of world building Victoria has included. This second instalment sees Mare travel into the

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Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen #1)

Title: Red Queen Author: Victoria Aveyard Pages: 383 Published: 12th February 2015 ⭐️ 4 / 5 On the surface Red Queen is yet another YA novel set in some idea of our future where the world has been overrun by some kind of awful regime. We know the drill, right? Wrong. This book was a game changer for me in the way

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Review: Ink by Alice Broadway

*CLAXON* I’m back in the swing of a reading schedule and I’ve actually finished a book! I’ve finally clawed my way out of the reading slump that uni caused and I’m ready to jump back to it. So… This week my commute book has been Ink by Alice Broadway. I picked this up last week after hearing

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Review: The Song Rising (The Bone Season #3)

Title: The Song Rising Author: Samantha Shannon Pages: 347 Format: Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) ⭐️ 5 / 5 Buy from Waterstones, Foyles, Amazon An enemy who’ll stop at nothing. A city with nowhere to hide. A traitor looking for vengeance. A lover confined to the shadows. A rebel who becomes a Queen. It’s been almost 2 years to the day that

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