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Sleeping Giants – Sylvain Neuvel

A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near her home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square hole, its walls glowing with intricate carvings. But the firemen who comes to save her peer down upon something even stranger: a little girl… Continue reading Sleeping Giants – Sylvain Neuvel

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The Upside Of The Unrequited – Becky Albertalli

"I don't entirely understand how anyone gets a boyfriend. Or a girlfriend. It just seems like the most impossible odds. A perfect alignment of feelings and circumstances." Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly is always careful. Better to be… Continue reading The Upside Of The Unrequited – Becky Albertalli

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Why You Need To Read THE HATE U GIVE

GOOD MORNING FELLOW BOOK LOVERS! Welcome back to another post about another amazing book. As many of you may know, The Hate U Give, also know as THUG, by New York Times Bestselling author Angie Thomas, was selected for our March BOTM for The YA Room, which I help host with Sarah. For anyone who hasn't heard… Continue reading Why You Need To Read THE HATE U GIVE

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April Wrap-Up // THINGS IN MAY

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Hi everyone! Wow, it’s hard to believe yet another month has passed! April was a busy month for us, as always, and we’re so excited for what this month will hold!

As you may recall, at the beginning of April we had our Autumn Picnic! Even though it was rainy, we still had a lovely time indoors, feasting on all the snacks everyone brought and chatting about what we’ve been reading recently! I don’t know about you, but picnics are one of our favourite things to host. We’re already planning our next informal get together!

As usual, we hosted our Twitter chat and our Book Meet at Dymocks, where we talked all about our Book of the Month – Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor! Everyone really loved this book, and we’re so pleased we had the opportunity to read it with y’all. Here are some reviews from the people…

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Strange The Dreamer | Laini Taylor

THE DREAM CHOOSES THE DREAMER, NOT THE OTHER WAY AROUND and Lazlo Strange, a war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he's obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross held the world… Continue reading Strange The Dreamer | Laini Taylor

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber

WELCOME TO CARAVAL, WHERE NOTHING IS QUITE WHAT IT SEEMS AND EVERYTHING IS SHIT Scarlett has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year week-long performance where the audience participates in the show. Caraval is Magic. Mystery. Adventure. And for Scarlett and her beloved sister Tella… Continue reading Caraval by Stephanie Garber