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So how did I do? Summer reading progress update

Summer Reading Update

I know, I know. It has been too long since you’ve had a proper update from me. There I was, cheerily listing my planned reading over Easter, and the next thing you know it’s radio silence and summer is here

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Standout reads of 2014

Top reads 2014 stamp

  2014 is already coming swiftly to a close and Goodreads tells me I’ve finished 71 books this year – a marked improvement on the 41 I read last year. So which books are the ones that still leave me

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6 reasons why I voted for Sand in the Goodreads Choice Awards

Sand by Hugh Howey

It’s true that I wasn’t immediately blown away by Sand. Sometimes books can be like olives to a child’s palate. It takes time to get used to the unfamiliar flavour. I’m pleased to say my instinct was right.

Here’s why Sand is such a compelling read…

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Book Review: The 100 & The 100: Day 21 by Kass Morgan

The 100 by Kass Morgan

Kass Morgan’s The 100: Heroes meets Lost in a teen post-galactic melodrama that’s ideal for action fans looking for a first taste of sci fi.

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The YALC Sessions: Dystopia

Last weekend, I was lucky enough to attend YALC – the first ever Young Adult Literature Convention – which was held as part of the London Film & Comic Con at Earl’s Court. If you missed it, don’t worry! In

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