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    Book Review

    The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

    So years ago I read the first Hunger Games book. The hype was huge and everyone was talking about it. The film was about to come out and I had high expectations… They weren’t realised. While I liked the book, I didn’t love it. So much so that I felt no inclination to continue the series straight away. The more time that went the less I felt the need to read them. I just wasn’t interested and although everyone was shocked at the fact that someone who considered themselves a book blogger, once upon a time, hadn’t read the books – I couldn’t bring myself to pick them up. When…

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    Beautiful Darkness – Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

    **This book is the second in the Caster Chronicles. This means that the review may contain spoilers from the previous book, Beautiful Creatures.**  “This town owned us, that was the good and the bad of it. It knew every inch of us, every sin, every secret, every scab. Which was why most people never bothered to leave, and why the ones who did never came back. Before I met Lena that would have been me, five minutes after I graduated from Jackson High. Gone. Then I fell in love with a Caster girl. She showed me there was another world within the cracks of our uneven sidewalks. One that had been…

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    Don’t Judge a Girl by her Cover – Ally Carter

    *** Please Note that this book is the third in the Gallagher Girls series and whilst I have taken every care not to include spoilers, there may be some present for the first two books. ***“‘We’re moving.’ The man beside me spoke into the microphone in his sleeve, and I knew the words weren’t for me.  The August air was hot and thick with the smell of sea salt and bus exhaust. The roads were packed for miles, and everywhere I looked I saw shades of red, white and blue. Everywhere I turned, I felt the eyes of trained professionals staring, seeing, recording every word, analysing every glance within a…

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    Series I’ve started and really should get round to finishing! #3

    This is a short feature about the series that I have started and not yet finished. It only applies to series that are out though… I’m not talking about those I’ve read and are waiting for!  *** Chaos Walking – Patrick Ness I only recently read The Knife of Never Letting Go (review) then got inundated with reviewcopies of books that needed to be read straight away. It makes me sad to think of The Ask and The Answer and Monsters of Men just sat on my tbr but theres nothing I can do about it at the minute. I need a holiday from work then I’ll be able to…

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    Series I’ve started and really should get round to finishing! #2

    So last week I told you about my disastrous habit of leaving series’ unfinished! Well Im carrying it on this week with these… Like I said, please shout at me and make me finish the series’ otherwise I’ll never get round to it!   *** Soul Screamers – Rachel Vincent I loved the first book, My Soul to Take, (review) my sister borrowed it from her local library and told me I must read it so I got the first from the library and adored it! But since then I’ve still not got round to the second book let alone the Sixth! The seventh book is due out soon as…

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    Series I’ve started and really should get round to finishing! #1

    Whilst talking to some blogger friends recently I realised that I have a terrible habit of starting a series and never finishing it! I don’t know why this is but I seem to do it a lot and I thought I’d share some of them with you over the next couple of weeks so you can all shout at me and tell me why I need to finish them! *** The Hunger Games – Susanne Collins Im gunna get really shouted at for this. I bought the first one with a voucher my mother-in-law gave me for Christmas in 2010. I read it (review) pretty soon after I bought it and enjoyed it…