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Supermarket by Bobby Hall

October 8, 2019
Supermarket by Bobby Hall

I've had my eye on this book for ages. I've picked it up and put it back on the shelf at work more times than I can count. Finally, I decided to sod it, and get the £12.99 paperback. I was doing the typical reader thing of 'I don't want this odd-sized paperback on my shelf'. I'm so glad I decided to. I took this away with me to…

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Cinder by Marissa Meyer

October 7, 2019
Cinder by Marissa Meyer

I'm horrified with myself that I've only just started this series. I've had people recommending it for years and for some ridiculous reason I never picked it up. I think the blame lies on the years of the 'Jar of Shame' that helped me pick my next read. Since I've got rid of that I've been reading so much more. Where to start. Basically, Cinder is a cyborg.…

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This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada

September 12, 2019
This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada

This Cruel Design had everything I loved from the first novel This Mortal Coil (review here) and more besides. The characters I'd got to know and love were further developed in This Cruel Design and also questioned which I loved. There was never a moment of surety with anyone which made for such an exciting dynamic. Cole and Catrina's relationship remained my favourite part of the novel. I can't…

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Books for Slytherins

September 12, 2019

Slytherin is the next, and final topic in my series of recommending books for Hogwarts Houses. These titles either have characters I believe a Slytherin would identify with or a topic that would perhaps appeal to them. Sirens that rip the hearts out of men? Perhaps the definition of Slytherin! But this book is suitable for Slytherins for so many other reasons. The evil sea queen places importance on being…