Bone Witch (2017, Sourcebooks Fire, Young Adult Fantasy) by Rin Chupeco
When I finish a book and review it, I also post on sites such as Amazon and GoodReads which gives me a chance to see what other people are thinking about the book too.
If I really love a book, I’m always eager to check out reviews and see if everyone else loved it as much as I did.
So after reading Bone Witch, I rushed over to GoodReads only to discover most reviewers did not enjoy this book. I was so confused, how could someone not love this book?
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Throwback Thursday is a series where we take a look back at some of BRD’s most popular posts. Enjoy!
Brought into the world by: Sabaa Tahir
Series: An Ember in the Ashes #2
Published by HarperVoyager on September 8th 2016
Genres: New Adult, Fantasy
Source: the publisher
I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
Elias and Laia are running for their lives.
After the events of the Fourth Trial, Martial soldiers hunt the two fugitives as they flee the city of Serra and undertake a perilous journey through the heart of the Empire.
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Author: Joe Hart
Title: The Final Trade
Series: The Dominion Trilogy #2
Genre: Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic
Published: September 13th 2016 by Thomas & Mercer
Rating: Four Stars
At the end of The Last Girl, Zoe and her friends helped her attack the ARC and rescue some of the girls who remained there… but not all of them. Her friends Lily and Terra were killed, as well as Lee’s father, Simon—Zoe’s Cleric when she was imprisoned in the ARC. Zoe nearly died after being shot, and was left temporarily paralyzed from her injury. Worst of all, Lee abandoned her because she was a constant reminder of his father’s death.
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Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith
Published by Delacorte Press on May 2, 2017
Genres: [Young Adult] Contemporary
Format: ARC, paperback
3.5 Stars, Completed March 22, 2017
– minor SPOILERS ahead –
a piece of unexpected good fortune, typically one that involves receiving a large amount of money.
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The Broken Teaglass, by Emily Arsenault
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Any author who can stimulate a reader’s interest in reading about her main characters reading the dictionary is pretty darned good, and that’s exactly what Emily Arsenault has accomplished in her debut novel, The Broken Teaglass.
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Title: The Help
Author: Kathryn Stockett
Publisher: Penguin Books
Set in the 60’s when civil unrest was at its height, Martin Luther King was making his famous speech, and black Americans began to make a stand, even at great personal risk. Jackson, Mississippi is a seat of KKK power, and working coloured people feared for their lives.
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Gone Without a Trace by Mary Torjussen
In GONE WITHOUT A TRACE, young professional Hannah returns from work to find her live-in boyfriend, Matt, is gone. His belongings have disappeared from their house. Every call she ever made, every text she ever sent, every photo of him and any sign of him on social media have vanished. It’s as though their last four years together never happened. As she struggles to get through the next few days, with humiliation and recriminations whirring through her head, she knows she’ll do anything to get answers. Where has he gone? Why has he left?
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Brought into the world by: Joanne Macgregor
on March 26th 2017
Genres: New Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Source: Amazon UK
* Hushed – a modern romance inspired by the classic tale of The Little Mermaid *
Would you sacrifice your voice for love?
18-year-old Romy Morgan desperately longs to escape the boring future her parents have planned for her, and explore the world.
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