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Vox (Christina Dalcher)

Plot: ★★★ Characters: ★★ Readability: ★★★ I’ve heard nothing but good things about Vox, and I love dystopian fiction, so I knew I wanted to read Dalcher’s debut novel.  In the near-future in the United States, women have been limited to 100 words a day – if they say any more, they get an electric… Read More Vox (Christina Dalcher)

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Panic (Lauren Oliver)

Plot: ★★★★ Characters: ★★★★ Readability: ★★★★★ Panic is one of those books that seems to have confused people’s expectations. I’m not sure whether it’s because people had preconceptions of Lauren Oliver, or whether the blurb was too vague, or whether it was a bit like a game of chinese whispers, but I saw so many… Read More Panic (Lauren Oliver)

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Early Review: Cruel Beauty (Rosamund Hodge)

Plot: ★★★★ Characters: ★★★★★ Readability: ★★★★★ I was cautiously optimistic about Cruel Beauty.  Optimistic because it sounded wonderful and I’ve heard great things about it, but cautious because I wasn’t sure whether it would live up to all the hype.  While I hoped I’d enjoy it, I never dreamed it would be a new favourite, and… Read More Early Review: Cruel Beauty (Rosamund Hodge)