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Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway Eden’s Root by Rachel E. Fisher

              Welcome to the Tea, Daydreams & Fairytales tour stop of  Eden’s Root by Rachel Fisher hosted by ATomR Tours! I absolutely love Dystopians, always have ever since reading The Chrysalids by John Wyndham in high school, so I was incredibly excited to have the opportunity to read and

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Advent by James Treadwell

What started out as a book full of promise and beautiful prose, swiftly became a confusing muddle of events that left me feeling pretty dissapointed by the end of the book.  I wanted to like it, I truly did and infact at the beginning I felt it held the same sort of promise that The

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Girl of Fire & Thorns by Rae Carson

“Honor from death,” I snap, “is a myth. Invented by the war torn to make sense of the horrific. If we die, it will be so that others may live. Truly honorable death, the only honorable death, is one that enables life.” This book has been on my to-read list for ages.  To be honest

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In My Mailbox #10

In My Mailbox, hosted by The Story Siren is a weekly post that allows book bloggers to share their excitement over new books they have received each week. It’s been a month since I did one of these so there are heaps and heaps of books to link!  For this reason I’m just doing small

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Published on:
July 9, 2012 1:29 pm
Author:
Philippa
Categories:
General, In My Mailbox
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Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Libraries were full of ideas–perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons. Wow this was a fantastic book! I am not surprised to discover that this was originally written years ago on fictionpress and has only more recently been edited and published by a professional publishing house – it’s beautifully written and really packs

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Meeting Isobelle Carmody & Australian Fantasy Month Giveaway!

Just a quick post to squee about how exciting it was to meet Isobelle Carmody yesterday for an author talk at my local library.  Myself and Angelya from The Oaken Bookcase went together and were highly entertained with how she fell into writing and gave some very unique advice on how she learned to engage

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Giveaway (INT): Summer Reads Giveaway Hop

Here is Australia it’s the middle of winter and I’m rugged up in tracksuits and ugg boots most of the time!  Being a bit of a beach girl at heart I’ve decided to pretend I’m instead relaxing on the beach with a couple of these fabulous light and addictive YA books instead.  To get you

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Hallowed by Cynthia Hand

Our purpose on this earth is not one single event, an accomplishment we can check off a list. There is no test. No passing or failing. There’s only us, each moment shaping who we are, into what we will become. Sigh, what a beautiful novel.  Hallowed is the 2nd installment of the Unearthly series by

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Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

…and while I am Death’s daughter and walk in His dark shadow, surely the darkness can give way to light sometimes. This book was released shortly after I started book blogging and I seemed to see rave reviews for it everywhere.  I desperately wanted to read it and while it took me nearly 3 months

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Published on:
July 3, 2012 2:25 pm
Author:
Philippa
Categories:
General, Reviews
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Dreamless by Josephine Angelini

…try to remember that dreams do come true, but they don’t come easily. I was so excited to start reading Dreamless, I loved Starcrossed when I read it last year and thought it was very unique the way it revamped Helen, the Trojan Wars and the face that launched 1000 ships. Starcrossed was very much

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Blog Tour: The Orphan The Soulcatcher and the Black Blizzard by Kimberlee Ann Bastian

Author Kimberlee Ann Bastian has stopped by my blog today with an excerpt for her blog tour. Check it out! “Victor’s House” From Chapter 5: Frankenstein – Charlie and Bartholomew arrive at the home of Victor, the leader of the Morgan Street Polish Gang Charlie knocks with his knuckles again. Maybe he should send Buck

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Cover Reveal: Dark Seraphine by KaSonndra Leigh

  Book Details Book: Dark Seraphine Author: KaSonndra Leigh Series: Lost Immortal’s Prequel Genre: Paranormal Romance Age: Young Adult Published: 20th September 2012 Links: Goodreads I am excited to share with you the cover reveal for a Young Adult paranormal romance novel by KaSonndra Leigh! The book is called Dark Seraphine as an extra bonus

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Me & My Bookworm

Just a quick post sharing this picture of me and my little girl reading her favourite farmyard animals book.  I was lucky enough to be selected to review a couple of childrens book’s for next months Mother & Baby Australia magazine and this is the picture that is going in along with my reviews! Once

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Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver

Lauren Oliver delivers an electrifying follow-up to her acclaimed New York Times bestseller, Delirium. This riveting, brilliant novel crackles with the fire of fierce defiance, forbidden romance, and the sparks of a revolution about to ignite.

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Crossed by Ally Condie

“In the end you can’t always choose what to keep. You can only choose how you let it go.” Before I start on Crossed, a little bit of background on my thoughts on Matched, the first book in this trilogy. I read a lot of mixed reviews for Matched, and things that other reviewers disliked

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