Giveaway & Review: Symbiont by Mira Grant

Symbiont by Mira Grant Series: Parasitology #2 Published by Hachette Australia, Orbit on November 25, 2014 Genres: Horror, Science Fiction Source: Publisher Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository THE SECOND BOOK IN MIRA GRANT’S TERRIFYING PARASITOLOGY SERIES. THE ENEMY IS INSIDE US. The SymboGen designed tapeworms were created to relieve humanity of disease and sickness. But …

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Chatterbox: My Top 10 Books of 2014

I can’t believe 2014 is nearly over! This list was incredibly difficult to put together because there were just so many amazing books this year! 2014 has been the year of YA contemporaries, but I’ve also picked up some incredible YA sci-fis and psychological thrillers. There were also some stand out NA books and romances as …

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Contemporary YA Reviews #4 – Flirty Dancing by Jenny McLachlan & Red at Night by Katie McGarry

Flirty Dancing by Jenny McLachlan, Katie McGarry Series: The Ladybirds #1 Published by Bloomsbury Australia on July 3, 2014 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Source: Publisher Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository Bea Hogg is shy but fiery inside. When national dance competition Starwars comes to her school looking for talent, she wants to sign up. It’s …

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Read Play Blog #6 – Gaming Wishlist & Christmas Recommendation

Read Play Blog is a meme about video games and books, posted every 16th of the month. Bloggers are encouraged to answer a discussion question, and recommend a video game that is similar to a book they liked. Hosted by Happy Indulgence Books & Read Me Away. Read Play Blog is back for another month …

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Let it Snow by Maureen Johnson, John Green & Lauren Myracle Review: Captures the Magic of Christmas

Let it Snow by John Green, Lauren Myracle, Maureen Johnson Published by Penguin Australia on September 5, 2013 Genres: Contemporary, Short Stories, Young Adult Source: Borrowed Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository An ill-timed storm on Christmas Eve buries the residents of Gracetown under multiple feet of snow and causes quite a bit of chaos. One …

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Chatterbox: Thoughts on Novellas

When you hear a novella being announced for your favourite series, are you excited to pick it up? Or is it something that you generally give a miss? I’m usually in the latter crowd, because I feel that novellas don’t offer us enough content or development to really make a difference to the storyline. Look at This …

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Addicted For Now by Krista & Becca Ritchie Review: Recovering Alcoholic & Sex Addict

Addicted for Now by Krista & Becca Ritchie on March 22, 2014 Genres: New Adult, Romance Source: Purchased Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository He’s addicted to booze. She’s addicted to sex…staying sober is only half the battle. No. More. Sex. Those are the three words Lily Calloway fears the most. But Loren Hale is determined …

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The Elites by Natasha Ngan Review: An Underwhelming Dystopian

The Elites by Natasha Ngan Published by Hot Key Books on September 5, 2013 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Source: Publisher Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository ‘There is a rumour that the Elites don’t bleed.’ Hundreds of years into the future, wars, riots, resource crises and rising sea-levels have destroyed the old civilisations. Only one city …

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Series Review: Pandora Jones Admission & Deception by Barry Jonsberg

Admission by Barry Jonsberg Series: Pandora Jones #1 Published by Allen & Unwin on May 2014 Genres: Dystopian, Thriller, Young Adult Source: Borrowed Book Depository Pandora Jones wakes in an infirmary – her body weak, her memory providing only flashes of horrific scenes of death. She soon discovers that her family has succumbed to a …

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