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Review: Encounters

Plot: ★★ Characters: ★ Readability: ★★ I had really high expectations for Encounters – aliens or mass hysteria? Zimbabwe? Multiple points of view, from different kids with a connection?  Honestly, Encounters sounded like something I should have loved, but it just didn’t work for me at all. The writing style feels very young, more like… Read More Review: Encounters

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Review: Tower of Dawn

Plot: ★★★★★ Characters: ★★★★ Readability: ★★★★★ Tower of Dawn runs parallel to Empire of Storms, following Chaol and Nesryn’s journey to try and gain more allies for Aelin and the others.  On top of dealing with the politics and negotiations, trying to gain allies without revealing what they know about the Wyrdkeys because they don’t… Read More Review: Tower of Dawn

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Review: Wolf Brother

Wolf Brother is one of those books that’s been on my radar for as long as I can remember, but only in the vaguest sense: I could picture the cover, I could tell you it was a children’s book, and that’s pretty much it.  Recently, having finished The Dresden Files audiobooks, I wasn’t sure what… Read More Review: Wolf Brother

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Review: Release

Patrick Ness is the kind of author that inspires absolute devotion in his fans, but I’ve always felt like a bit of an outcast.  I read and enjoyed The Knife of Never Letting Go in June 2015 – but not so much that I’ve finished the rest of the series since. Release isn’t necessarily the… Read More Review: Release