Fracture Me by Tahereh Mafi | Short Story Review

When I heard about this novella I got all excited, because I thought it would be another novella from Warner’s point of view. Now I have never made it a secret that after reading Unravel Me I came to like Warner. While I liked Adam just fine, loved him for the part he played in the first book, in Unravel Me there was this nagging in the back of my mind that he and Juliette weren’t what they were supposed to be. After reading Fracture Me, which is told from Adam’s perspective and not Warner’s perspective, supported what I suspected. For me, it emphasised that I was right to think that Adam wasn’t the right guy for Juliette. While I suspected it, I had never thought that Adam’s…

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Black Chalk by Albert Alla | Book Review

“Each memory came innocent and left tainted. And once tainted, memories grew persistent. Their stench remained and coloured other thoughts, so that, like an infection, I was soon left with nothing but tainted memories” I had to let this book sink in a little bit before writing my review. It was, as you can probably imagine, a heavy book to read. This book tackles such a difficult subject and it took me longer to read than I normally do. There where times that I just had to put the book down, put it down and continue reading the next day. This book is told from the First Person Narrative, we get to know everything through a first hand account from the only survivor of the shooting: Nate. Even though…

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Defy by Sara B. Larson | Book Review

The premises of this book were awesome! I mean, it reminded me of Mulan. A story that I absolutely love and have loved since I was a little girl. That being said, I think that when I first heard about Defy it just had this big READ ME stamp all over it. The story seemed pretty original and it interested me right away. Thus I started reading. For me the characters where one of the things that made this book. The characters were great, Alexa was badass and really easy to connect to. I adored her twin brother Marcel, and their banter. Rylan was this all time good guy that every girl would love to have as a boyfriend, and the Prince… Darn, my love for these kind of guys! (He turned out to be…

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Another Little Piece of My Heart by Tracey Martin | Book Review

This book combines two of my favourite things; Jane Austen and old rock music. Jane Austen’s Persuasion is a book I thoroughly enjoy reading -and reread -always. Old rock music is the best, and is everything I need to feel good. Combine those two things and you’re a genius in my eyes. I just loved the take on Persuasion. Claire was a perfect heroine and nothing like the meek Anne from Persuasion. Claire is a modern day rock chick, opinionated and sarcasticc but with a very big heart. Jared was the impersonation of a modern day Wentworth. He did not score point with me at first. Sure he got his hard broken, but he was a jerk by writing those songs and there was this one comment I would’ve punched…

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