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By: Melanie | October 18, 2014 | (31) Comments

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WOW. I need a moment. Okay. The Infinite Sea is pure awesome and that’s all you really need to know before picking this book up. While I enjoyed The 5th Wave more, The Infinite Sea is definitely still one of the stronger science-fiction reads I’ve ever encountered. The Infinite Sea has it’s own different merits; and there were certain things that I liked more here, and some things that I started to like less. I found myself not loving Cassie as much […]

By: Melanie | September 10, 2014 | (8) Comments

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It always breaks my heart when I find out that a standalone which I loved and was satisfied with, has a sequel coming out. Not a Drop to Drink was one of my favourite science-fiction books of 2013 and when I found out that there was a sequel coming out this year, I was quite confused. I mean, what else do you want to write about? Just to clear up some things, this book is a mix between a sequel and a […]

By: Melanie | September 14, 2013 | (22) Comments

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Zombies! Apocalypse! Fighting for survivial! Unexpectedly, This Is Not A Test wasn’t really that. It was almost the opposite. I was rather surprised to finish this book and realise how unzombielike this novel was. In some ways, Courtney Summers threw in her contemporary ninja elements into this seemingly gruesomely terrifying book. Not to say I was disappointed with the lack of zombie-ness. I was glad of it. I am not a fan of zombies; creepy, mechanical like creatures. *shudders* Yet I understand […]

By: Melanie | September 7, 2013 | (19) Comments

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What will our world be like in a few decades’ time? Will it be thriving with the interminable technology? Or will it be in decay from a Word War III, on the brink of extinction? Or, would our world be one with water everywhere, but not a drop to drink? “Water water every where, but not a drop to drink.” Mindy McGinnis, invites readers into her imagination view of what the world will be like with water still around, yet undrinkable due […]

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