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Month: August 2015

Books In

Incoming!

Whilst I do still prefer paper books for many reasons I’ve come to the conclusion that ebooks are just so much more convient for reading on the bus. So there’s a fair few ebooks in this edition and I’m trying to use NetGalley a bit…

Young Adult

Only Ever Yours

In a world where women are designed to be companions and concubines for men, they have no choices. Confined to institutions until they are seventeen, they spend their lives being judged against each other. Only the prettiest, thinnest, most obedient girls will be chosen as…

5 Star, Classics, Science Fiction

On the Beach

Over four thousand nuclear bombs have been dropped in the northern hemisphere. In Australia the survivors wait, for news, for hope. But the radiation will reach them eventually. All they can do is carry on living. Why should we have to die because other countries…

5 Star, Young Adult

All of the Above

It would be neater, wouldn’t it, if this was a story about self-harm or sexuality or eating disorders or drunk mums or ridiculously hot bass players, but it’s a story about all of them. Toria is starting a new school; with it all the anxieties…

Science Fiction

The Girl in the Road

In the not too distant future, two girls flee their homes, both bitten by a snake. Meena must leave Mumbai, and after a chance encounter in a bar, she decides to walk the Trans Arabian Linear Generator; a dangerous and illegal act which will lead…

Crime Fiction, Young Adult

Monsters

Peculiar is one of my least favourite words. Everyone is always describing me as peculiar, especially grown-ups. All is not well in the Cornish town of Fowey. The body of a women has washed ashore in this quiet, seaside holiday location. Everyone is shocked by…

Fantasy, Short Stories

Led Astray

Led Astray is an anthology of work from Kelley Armstrong, most previously published in various places. The stories dip from the past through to the future, including some post-apocalyptic scenarios, one of which is set in a future affected by the goings on in the…

Young Adult

Am I Normal Yet?

Starting at a new college, where no one knows her as the girl who went crazy, Evie is determined to get her life back on track and start being a normal teenage girl. She’s almost off her meds and is getting out and going to…