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    Guest post from Arjun from Excellent Reads: May favourite 2011 & 2012 books

    I am highly unorganised and I have managed not to have anything scheduled whilst I am away. Thankfully Arjun from Excellent Reads answers my urgent tweet for guest posts and provided me with this wonderful post about favourites from 2011 and 2012.  Hello people of earth and Readaraptor followers! Let me introduce myself! I am Arjun from Excellent Reads and I am guest posting for the rawrsome Raimy today! So I pretty much volunteered to do this but then I suddenly thought, hmm… what to do this about? Well I have decided I’m going to pick my three favourite books form 2011, and 2012 and explain to you why I loved…

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    Insurgent – Veronica Roth

    “I wake with his name in my mouth. Will. Before I open my eyes. I watch him crumple to the pavement again. Dead. My doing.” Tris Prior has lost her parents and many of her friends. A simulation from the Erudite faction caused many of her faction, Dauntless, to take arms and kill Abnegation. Her parents and some friends die in the battle; others are unsure what even happened. One was even killed by her own hand. She’s wracked with grief but knows she has to help what is left of her faction, and Four, to stitch her world back together again. Tris has it in her heart, and her…

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    Insurgent UK: Team Dauntless blog tour: Top 10 Characters I Believe Would Join Dauntless

    As part of the amazing Team Dauntless UK’s faction blog tour I wanted to highlight some amazingly cool characters from other books that I think would belong to the Dauntless Faction… Let me know if you agree or not!  *** 1. Neville Longbottom – Harry Potter Series by JK Rowling Remember that bit in the books where Neville is put into a full body binding curse and still doesn’t cry. Remember that bit where he stands up to his friends and tells them what they’re doing is wrong and they shouldn’t be sneaking out and they’ll get into trouble – the result being that he’s put into a full body…

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    Divergent – Veronica Roth

    “There is one mirror in my house. It is behind a sliding panel in  the hallway upstairs. Our faction allows me to stand in the front of it on the second day of every third month, the day my mother cuts my hair.” Beatrice was born into Abnegation, one of the five factions that make up the world she knows. In a world where wars were raging her ancestors decided that wars were the fault of the people, and their virtues, so split up into factions. Those factions eradicated certain virtues which could be a cuase of war, they were: Abnegation, Amity, Dauntless, Erudite and Candor. And each 16 year…