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By: Celine | January 18, 2016 | (24) Comments

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I read the first book in the series, These Broken Stars, some time ago – long enough that I don’t remember details, but I do remember parts of the plot and also that I was impressed. I will admit that I fully believe that some of the love for this book was influenced by the massive hype surrounding TBS at the time. However, I did also love the book itself: I was a fan of the writing, the mindfuckery (you can wake me up for […]

By: Larissa | June 20, 2015 | (48) Comments

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This novel had quite the premise, it appealed to me on every level. I mean come on, historical fiction coupled up with a complex blackmail scenario? Sign me up. Unfortunately with Tangled Webs I found myself simply unable to finish it. I ended up marking it as DNF at 30 percent just because I was so, so, so detached and bored out of my mind. The biggest issue for me was definitely the writing in this one. It just read as so bland and typical, […]

By: Melanie | June 14, 2015 | (64) Comments

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Every Last Word is one of those books that had me wanting to smash it into a pulp from page 1, but had me sobbing my eyes out sniffling a bit during the last few chapters. This story follows Sam, a girl dealing who was diagnosed with Purely Obsessional OCD (aka Pure-O) at the age of 11. While she may look perfectly fine on the outside, each day she is battling with the uncontrollable thoughts that consume her. I wasn’t quite sure I picked up […]

By: Larissa | March 5, 2015 | (42) Comments

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Thank you The Unofficial Addiction Book Fan Club for organizing this tour! This one was calling my name everybody. Historical fiction? Film noir? Murder? The Golden Age of Hollywood? Sign me up. The Film noir aspect of Dead to Me was certainly not disappointing.  Shady side characters you can never trust, ambiguous morals, murder, corruption everywhere, private investigators, femme fatales were all placed within the jungle of an urban city. It felt like the perfect remembrance to Film noir, even encompassing that hard to truly […]

By: Larissa | December 22, 2014 | (25) Comments

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Thanks to the lovely ladies at The Midnight Garden, YA Midnight Reads is proud to be a member of the This Shattered World tour. This Shattered World will be released tomorrow. I know for certain that I hope it’ll be under my tree. I can’t wait to see what Meagan and Amie will bring to the table in the much anticipated sequel in the Starbound trilogy. We are here today to showcase an lovely image featuring an exclusive quote from the novel. You may […]

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