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    My True Love Gave to Me – Edited by Stephanie Perkins

    In this collection of twelve tales we meet an orphan who falls for a god, a jewish boy who is willing to do anything for his boyfriend – even be santa, and a couple who took far too long to realise they were meant to be. Each story written by a major name in YA romance, My True Love Gave To Me will melt your heart on the cold winter nights and make you believe again.  *** This book was brilliant, it was just what I needed in the run up to the Christmas period and it gave me tingles thinking about some of the fresh romances that were present…

  • Letterbox Love

    Letterbox Love (#85)

    Letterbox Love is a weekly feature that is hosted by Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and is a way for us to share the books that come through our letterbox, galleys and e-books (through our electronic letterbox) and any other bookish goodies that we want to tell you about. For Review:  Stig of The Dump – Clive King  As part of the ‘A Puffin Book’ launch the awesome guys at Puffin have supplied me with a favourite childhood classic for review. Stig of the Dump is about a kid who falls into a chalk pit and finds a friend in a cave, living in the dump. I can remember adoring it when I…

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    Daughter of Smoke and Bone – Laini Taylor

    “Walking to school over the snow-muffled cobbles, Karou had no sinister premonitions about the day. It seemed like just another Monday, innocent but for its essential Mondayness, not to mention it’s Januaryness. It was cold, and it was dark – in the dead of winter the sun didn’t rise until eight – but it was also lovely. The falling snow and the early hour conspired to paint Prague ghostly, like a tintype photograph, all silver and haze.” Karou is a student at the Art Lyceum of Bohemia in Prague. By day she spends her time drawing, having fun with her friend Zuzana, aside from her strange drawings and her blue…