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Book Review: Rebecca Newton and the War of the Gods by Mario Routi

* I have received this book for review from the publisher but this in no way affects my review *
Title: Rebecca Newton and the War of the Gods Author: Mario Routi Source: From publisher Publisher: Oak Tree Press Rating: 4/5 stars






Summary of Rebecca Newton and the War of the Gods from Goodreads:
Rebecca’s Greatest Challenge Ever...
The Forces of Evil are poised to invade not only the Land of the White Sun but also the Elysian Fields, home of the Gods – and now they have the power to throw human civilisation back into the Dark Ages. Princess Rebecca and her family face monumental battles in their attempts to defeat the massed forces of Evil and the only way she can save mankind is by revealing herself to them.
Her daughter, the young Oracle Leylah, is in love with Prince Alexander, grandson of Hercules, but soon things are going very wrong between them. The fate of the entire universe rests on the confused Leylah’s shoulders as she travels to planet Earth to learn to control her powers.
While the…

Book Review: Paper Girls by Brain K. Vaughan, Matthew Wilson, Cliff Chiang

* I have received this book for review from NetGalley but this in no way affects my review *
Title: Paper Girls Author: Brain K. Vaughan, Matthew Wilson, Cliff Chiang  Source: NetGalley Publisher: Image Comics  Rating: 5/5 stars 





Summary from Goodreads:
In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this smash-hit series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood.

Collects Paper Girls #1-5.


Initial Thoughts:

A solid graphic novel with really likeable characters and plot twists are every turn. I would definitely recommend and really want to read issue 6. Too bad it does not come out until June. Insert sad face here...

Review:

Paper Girls is a highly entertaining graphic novel with an interesting plot that kept me engaged throughout the 5 issues and eager to read the 6th issue.

I had been wanting to read the first volume of Paper Girls after readi…

Book Review: Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

* I have received this book for review from NetGalley but this in no way affects my review *
Title: Finding Audrey Author: Sophie Kinsella  Source: NetGalley Publisher: Penguin  Rating: 4/5 stars






Summary of Finding Audrey from Goodreads:
An anxiety disorder disrupts fourteen-year-old Audrey’s daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother’s gaming teammate, she is energised. She connects with him. Audrey can talk through her fears with Linus in a way she’s never been able to do with anyone before. As their friendship deepens and her recovery gains momentum, a sweet romantic connection develops, one that helps not just Audrey but also her entire family. 
Initial Reactions: 

This book was sweet and was really easy to read. It had really enjoyable characters although some may say they are a bit cliché. I do think the anxiety in the novel was done well however her recovery in the last 10 percent of the book was quite rapid in contra…

#ThisIsWhoIAm - A The Square Root of Summer Inspired post

As you can see by the title, this is going to be a different blog post and one that until last week I did not know I would be making. I received an ARC of The Square Root of Summer by entering a giveaway so did not think that I would be involved in the a social media campaign but alas here we are...            So after that ramble, I should explain what I am doing in this blog post. So because of the release of The Square Root of Summer, Pan Macmillian have asked us to show a time capsule of what life is like in this moment of Summer 2016. I have decided to do a blog post full of all the aspects of my time capsule, so let's get started...



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