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Shattered Worlds exclusive – The Rift by Elana Johnson

Shattered Worlds Feature: RIFT by Elana Johnson! This is a fantastic YA time travel thriller that’s exclusive to the Shattered Worlds Boxed Set! About RIFT: Seventeen-year-old Saige Phillips can’t help holding on to the hope that she’ll find Chloe, her … Continue reading

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Review: The Young Elites by Marie Lu

About the book: Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina’s … Continue reading

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Review: ‘When It’s Real’ by Erin Watt

If you love a well-written, high-emotion contemporary romance then this is one for you! When It’s Real takes a relatively well-worn theme – ‘normal’ girl agrees to pretend-date famous pop-star – but handles it so well it doesn’t matter that … Continue reading

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Review: Who Runs the World by Virginia Bergin

About the book: Welcome to the Matriarchy. Sixty years after a virus has wiped out almost all the men on the planet, things are pretty much just as you would imagine a world run by women might be: war has … Continue reading

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Review: The Truth Spell by Anita Oh

 Fresh and fabulous About the book: A dastardly spell. Mysterious billionaires. An ordinary girl thrust into an extraordinary world. Lucy O’Connor is more IT girl than “it girl” but even though she’ll never fit in, the scholarship to elite Amaris … Continue reading

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Reviews: Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

A high-octane, emotional read I’ve had this book for a while but put off reading it because I feared it might be too angsty for me. The premise of extremely ill girl and boy from violent/unhappy family didn’t sound like … Continue reading

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Review: The Other Inheritance by Rebecca Jaycox

Great premise … but oddly passionless. About the book: One girl. Two worlds. Hunted in both. Seventeen-year-old Reggie Lang is used to dealing with her alcoholic mother and fighting school bullies, but fate has thrown her a curve ball. A … Continue reading

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