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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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An English Boy in New York by T.S. Easton
An English Boy in New York (Boys Don't Knit, #2)
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The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey
The Infinite Sea
by Rick Yancey
read in November, 2014
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I feel I should have had a proper recap of The 5th Wave before I started this. I had forgotten who Ringer was so couldn’t place the first narrator. I just knew it wasn’t Cassie but it meant it took longer than it should to get into the flow of the st ...more
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Circus of the Unseen by Joanne Owen
Circus of the Unseen
by Joanne Owen
read in November, 2014
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Joanne Owen weaves together aspects of Slavic folklore and the circus into her own unique mythology. Each section of the story opens with part of a fairy tale; that of a doll which keeps its owner safe. The dolls become a common motif throughout both ...more
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Waiting for Doggo by Mark B. Mills
Waiting for Doggo
by Mark B. Mills
read in November, 2014
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Awww, poor Doggo, everyone keeps calling him ugly. I’m not sure I’ve ever looked at a dog and thought they were ugly, even if do have mismatched body parts. Anyway, I did like the parts about Doggo but, despite what the marketing blurb says, he’s not ...more
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A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray
A Thousand Pieces of You (Firebird, #1)
by Claudia Gray (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Marguerite’s parents are the physicists behind the Firebird; a device that makes travel between dimensions possible. When her father is murdered and the prime suspect disappears, Marguerite doesn’t hesitate to track him down. The only problem is, he’ ...more
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The Islanders
by Pascal Garnier
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The Year of the Ladybird by Graham Joyce
The Year of the Ladybird
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Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops by Jen Campbell
Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops
by Jen Campbell (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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Plenty that made me chuckle but also some stuff that didn't seem all that weird to me. Nice, short read for bookish people though.
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