#LOVEOZYA :: When Days Tilt :: Karen Ginnane

It’s 1858, and there are two queens on the throne. Victoria reigns over London, the biggest city the world has ever known. But London has a secret shadow city, called Donlon, where another queen, the Green Witch, rules her own domain – time. London is in turmoil. The Thames is at the height of the […]

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Currently Reading :: When Days Tilt :: Karen Ginnane

I started a new book today, and I’m already enjoying it so much that I had to put it down for a sec to tell you about it! When Days Tilt is Karen Ginnane’s debut novel, and the first in her Time Catcher series. It’s historical fiction fantasy for teens and it grabbed me right […]

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Review :: The Place on Dalhousie :: Melina Marchetta

Despite having a special place in my book-loving heart for Melina Marchetta since reading Looking for Alibrandi as a teenager, I hadn’t read any of her other books until her adult crime/thriller novel Tell the Truth Shame the Devil was released last year.  When that one came out I went with a friend to see […]

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Review :: Washington Black :: Esi Edugyan

Today I’m revisiting another review I wrote for the Bookish Escape Crate blog on Esi Edugyan’s Washington Black, which was the book included in the September crate. I loved this one, and it has remained one of my favourite books this year. *** I knew pretty much nothing about the September Bookish Escape Crate book […]

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Great Expectations (but not Dickens)

Ok, nobody panic – I havn’t taken up reading the classics (though, honestly, I would love to read more classics, but I just seem to never get to them!). Rather, I’ve been thinking about the way we sometimes go into a book with particular expectations, and the impact this can have on our reading experiences. […]

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