Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (SPOILER FREE Review)

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Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo six of crows cover.jpg

Young Adult Fantasy

465 Pages

Synopsis:
Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can’t pull it off alone…

A convict with a thirst for revenge
A sharpshooter who can’t walk away from a wager
A runaway with a privileged past
A spy known as the Wraith
A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums
A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes

Kaz’s crew are the only ones who might stand between the world and destruction—if they don’t kill each other first.


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Caraval by Stephanie Garber. SPOILER FREE Review

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Title: Caraval by Stephanie Garbercaraval.jpg

Genre: YA Fantasy

RELEASE DATE: 31st January 2017 

Synopsis

Welcome to Caraval, where nothing is quite what it seems.

Scarlett has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year week-long performance where the audience participates in the show.

Caraval is Magic. Mystery. Adventure. And for Scarlett and her beloved sister Tella it represents freedom and an escape from their ruthless, abusive father.

When the sisters’ long-awaited invitations to Caraval finally arrive, it seems their dreams have come true. But no sooner have they arrived than Tella vanishes, kidnapped by the show’s mastermind organiser, Legend.

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Mini Review: Uglies by Scott Westerfeld (SPOILER FREE)

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Title: Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

Genre: Young Adult Dystopia

Rating: 4 / 4.5 Stars

Synopsis

Tally can’t wait to turn sixteen and become pretty. Sixteen is the magic number that brings a transformation from repellent Ugly into a stunningly attractive Pretty, and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a really great time. In just a few weeks, Tally will be there.

But Tally’s new friend, Shay, isn’t sure she wants to be Pretty. She’d rather risk life on the outside. When Shay runs away, Tally learns about a whole new side of the Pretty world – and it isn’t very pretty. The authorities offer Tally the worst choice she can imagine: find her friend and turn her in, or never turn Pretty at all. The choice Tally makes changes her world forever.

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Matched by Ally Condie (Spoiler Free)

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Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Rating: 4.5 Stars

Synopsis

In the Society, officials decide. Who you love. Where you work. When you die.

Cassia has always trusted their choices. It’s hardly any price to pay for a long life, the perfect job, the ideal mate. So when her best friend appears on the Matching screen, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is the one…until she sees another face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. Now Cassia is faced with impossible choices: between Xander and Ky, between the only life she’s known and a path no one else has ever dared follow—between perfection and passion.

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Books for Bonfire Night!

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Hey Guys!

Considering November 5th is officially Bonfire Night, I thought I would do a post dedicated to ‘Books with a Bang’ therefore books you can curl up inside with whilst watching the fireworks or Books which offer a BANG – a shocking element. I figured it was best to do this a few days before so you can get your books at the ready!

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