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Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Maddy is allergic to the world; stepping outside the sterile sanctuary of her home could kill her. But then Olly moves in next door. And just like that, Maddy realizes there's more to life than just being alive. You only get one chance at first love. And Maddy is ready to risk everything, everything to… Continue reading Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

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City of Saints and Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson

In the shadows of Sangui City, a street-thief called Tina patiently plots her revenge. Her mother has been shot dead at the home of one of Kenya’s richest businessmen, and Tina is sure she knows who’s to blame. When a local gang asks her to steal from his home, it’s the chance Tina has been waiting… Continue reading City of Saints and Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson

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I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

Jude and her brother, Noah, are incredibly close twins. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude surfs and cliff-dives and wears red-red lipstick and does the talking for both of them. But three years later, Jude and Noah are barely speaking. Something… Continue reading I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

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Unboxing June Fairyloot

The theme for June's Fairyloot was Elementalists, and I was very excited to see what sort of items they would include in the box. I had really high hopes for this box, because I love anything to do with elemental powers, and I have to say that I wasn’t disappointed. All the items fitted the… Continue reading Unboxing June Fairyloot

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Our Dark Duet by V. E. Schwab

Our Dark Duet has been one of my most anticipated reads of this year, and I can officially say that it didn't let me down. I enjoyed the first book in this duology, This Savage Song, but I have to say that I absolutely loved this one. I found the plot and the characters a… Continue reading Our Dark Duet by V. E. Schwab

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Show Stopper by Hayley Barker

Set in a near-future England where the poorest people in the land are forced to sell their children to a travelling circus - to perform at the mercy of hungry lions, sabotaged high wires and a demonic ringmaster. The ruling class visit the circus as an escape from their structured, high-achieving lives - pure entertainment… Continue reading Show Stopper by Hayley Barker

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When Dimple met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on some level, though. If they truly believed she needed a husband right now, they… Continue reading When Dimple met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

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False Hearts by Laura Lam

One night Tila stumbles home, terrified and covered in blood. She’s then arrested for murder, the first by a civilian in decades. The San Francisco police suspect that the drug Verve is involved, and offer her sister Taema a chilling deal to save her sister’s life. Posing as Tila, she must infiltrate the crime syndicate… Continue reading False Hearts by Laura Lam

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Six Stories by Matt Wesolowski

1997. Scarclaw Fell. The body of teenager Tom Jeffries is found at an outward bound centre. Verdict? Misadventure. But not everyone is convinced. And the truth of what happened in the beautiful but eerie fell is locked in the memories of the tight-knit group of friends who took that fateful trip, and the flimsy testimony… Continue reading Six Stories by Matt Wesolowski

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The Wanderers by Meg Howrey

The best of Helen Kane exists in space. If she doesn’t go back up, she’ll be consigned to a lesser version of herself on a planet that has also seen better days. Helen is an experienced astronaut with a NASA position and a struggling grown-up daughter who needs her but when, at fifty-three, she is… Continue reading The Wanderers by Meg Howrey