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Echo Boy (Matt Haig)

Plot: ★★★ Characters: ★★★★ Readability: ★★★ In a world dominated by technology, and changed almost beyond recognition by global warming, echoes have almost become part of the landscape.  Enhanced flesh and bone robots built to look and sound like humans, echoes are used for anything from household chores to manual labour.  Finally, after much coaxing,… Read More Echo Boy (Matt Haig)

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Fangirl (Rainbow Rowell)

Plot: ★★★★ Characters: ★★★★★ Readability: ★★★★★ Cath and Wren are twin sisters, who until now have done everything together, including write hugely successful Simon Snow fanfiction.  Now that they’re going off to college though, Wren wants them to be a little more independent.  She’s slowly become less of a Simon Snow fangirl and she wants… Read More Fangirl (Rainbow Rowell)

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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)