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Mini Reviews #1: Seven Days, Magonia, How They Met

Mini Reviews #1: Seven Days, Magonia, How They Met

Seven Days is a compelling and disturbing story of bullying and abuse, from the perspective of the bully and the victim. It started out rather cliche, with the mean girl Kez and her band of skinny, popular friends cheering her on. Their target is the overweight Jess, who has low self esteem and suicidal tendencies. […]

All Fall Down by Ally Carter Review: Not About Spies

All Fall Down by Ally Carter Review: Not About Spies

There is one thing I need to say about this book: All Fall Down is not about spies, political espionage or global conspiracy. These things are over-emphasised based on its setting of foreign embassies. What it’s actually about, is a girl suffering from PTSD after witnessing her mother’s murder 10 years ago who clearly needs closure. There is a […]

February 9, 2015 | 46 Comments