Category Archives: mini-review

Review: Ross Welford – Time Travelling with a Hamster

Time Travelling with a Hamster by Ross Welford 4 out of 5 stars Ross Welford has written a really wonderful time travel story for kids! This is the story Albert Chaudhury who on his twelfth birthday gets a letter from his deceased father telling … Continue reading

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Mini-Review: Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing-Eye

Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing-Eye by Tania Del Rio and Will Staehle 4 out of 5 stars A creepy old Grand Hotel. Check. Witches and magic. Check. Monsters in the cellar. Check. Secret hidden heirlooms. Check. Tim-Burtonesque illustrations and plot. Double-check. This book really … Continue reading

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Mini Review: Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra

Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra 3 out of 5 Just a really quick review. Going into this all I wanted was a quick read in between books. Something scandalous and a bit soapy. I was hoping for lots of ballet and drama! … Continue reading

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Top 5 Wednesday – Top Books dealing with Mental Health/Illness

In no particular order… although the book that impressed me the most when I first read it was Girl, Interrupted. It made me think about mental illness and and how there have always been illnesses that are categorized as “male” … Continue reading

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What I read in July

I’ve read a total of four books last month. Here it goes. I started July on the same note I ended June. With the Tearling Trilogy by Erika Johansen. The Invasion of the Tearling is, unfortunately, not as awesome as the … Continue reading

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What I read in June

In hindsight my reading in June was pretty fantasy-heavy… oh well. I’ve already posted reviews of Captive Prince and The Seed Collectors so I won’t go into detail about these two here. Follow the links for detailed reviews. Captive Prince … Continue reading

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Mini-Review: Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver

Vanishig Girls by Lauren Oliver 2.5 out of 5 stars I’m not sure how to rate this novel. It is Lauren Oliver after all – that woman can write! But I think this might be the only reason I kept … Continue reading

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