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Freeks by Amanda Hocking

September 23, 2017

I remember thoroughly enjoying this when I read it on holiday, but now that I've come to write this I've forgotten the vast majority of the story. I looked at the book, convinced I hadn't actually read it. For that reason I've docked my rating half a star. After having a brief flick through my notes and Goodreads I hope I've refreshed my memory enough to cobble together…

Books Reviews Young Adult Fiction

Caraval by Stephanie Garber

September 6, 2017

From being little girls Scarlett and Tella had been fascinated by their grandmother's stories of the legendary Caraval performers. So much so that Scarlett wrote letters to the leader of this mysterious troop for years and finally, just before her arranged marriage, she receives a reply and three tickets for herself, her sister and fiancee. Tella can't wait to go and escape their abusive father, Scarlett fears her…