Book Review – Eve & Adam

Eve & Adam / Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate / Electric Monkey / 2012 / ISBN 9781405265263 / 312 Pages / Young Adult

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In the beginning, there was an apple. And then there was a car crash, a horrible, debilitating injury, and a hospital. But before Evening Spiker could regain consciousness, there was a strange boy checking her out of the hospital and rushing her to Spiker Biopharmaceuticals, her mother’s research facility. Once there, Eve has to heal, and cope with an eerie isolation only interrupter by her overbearing mother, a strange group of doctors, and the mysterious boy who brought her there. Continue reading “Book Review – Eve & Adam”

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Book Review – All The Ways The World Can End

All The Ways The World Can End / Abby Sher / Hot Key Books / 2017 / ISBN 9781471406546 / 301 Pages / Young Adult

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Lenny is waiting for the apocalypse. Every night, she researches vacuum decay, designer pathogens, that inexplicable sleeping sickness in Kazakhstan. Continue reading “Book Review – All The Ways The World Can End”

Book Review – The Call by Peadar O’Guilin

The Call / Peadar O’Guilin / 2016 / David Flickling Book / ISBN 9791910989203 / 332 Pages / Young Adult

On her birthday, Nessa finds out the terrible truth about her homeland, Ireland – the truth that will change her forever. That she and her friends must train for the most dangerous three minutes of their lives: The Call. That any day now, without warning, they will each wake in a terrifying land alone and hunted, with a one in ten chance of returning alive. And it is Nessa, more than anyone, who is going to need every ounce of the guys, wit, and sheer spirit she was born with, if she – and the nation- are to survive.

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Book Review – The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer

The Chemist / Stephenie Meyer / 2016 / Sphere / ISBN 9780751568233 / 518 Pages / Thriller

She used to work for the U.S. government, but very few people ever knew that. An expert in her field, she was part of an agency so clandestine it doesn’t even have a name. And when they decided she was a liability, they came for her without warning. Now she rarely stays in the same place or use the same name for long. Something she knows still poses a threat. They want her dead, and soon. When her former handler offers her a way out, she realises it’s her chance to erase the giant target on her back. But it means taking on one last job. To her horror, the information she acquires makes her situation more dangerous. Preparing for the toughest fight of her life, she finds herself falling for a man who can only complicate her likelihood of survival. With her choices dwindling, she must apply her unique talents in ways she never dreamed of.

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Book Review – Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

Three Dark Crowns / Kendare Blake / 2016 / HarperTeen / ISBN 9781509804559 /  406 Pages / Young Adult

In every generation on the island of Fennbirn a set of triplets is born; three queens, all equal heirs to the crown, all possessed of a coveted magic. Mirabella, a fierce elemental, can spark hungry flames with the click of a finger. Katharine, a poisoner, is known to be resistant to the deadliest of snake bites. Arsinoe, a naturalist, is rumoured to have the ability to bloom the reddest of roses. But becoming the Queen Crowned is not just a matter of royal birth. These three sisters must fight to the death for the throne, and on the night they turn sixteen the battle begins. Only one queen can inherit the crown. Whose side are you on?

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