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Gearbreakers

Gearbreakers was such a fun novel, with lovable characters and intriguing world building. I loved every one of the band of rebels that Eris, one of the protagonists, was the leader of. Their chaotic and compelling group dynamic was so enjoyable to read. Eris and Sona’s relationship was well developed and satisfying to watch unfold. …

I loved Firekeeper’s Daughter. It was a gripping, fast-paced thriller that is balanced out with slower moments of character development. Firekeeper’s Daughter teaches so much about Ojibwe culture in an interesting way that doesn’t affect the pacing. The characters felt so real and I loved watching Daunis, the protagonist, grow throughout the story. Although I …

The Agathas

This book captured my attention for many different reasons such as why some cases were seen as more worthwhile or beneficial due to things like race, gender, age and class. It truly horrified me that some deaths would make headlines in the papers for days whereas other deaths would be dismissed and forgotten. The book …

The Greatest Thing

The book ‘The Greatest Thing’ by Sarah Winifred Searle is set in a high school during sophomore year. Winifred, the main character must go through high school on her own, as her two best friends have changed schools. ‘The Greatest Thing’ is about love, friendship, and self-acceptance. I love how the author has written the …

The Picture of Dorian Gray

“Some things are more precious because they don’t last long.” Following the character downfall of Dorian Gray steered the readers through a journey of ruin compelled by a singular portrait. Each occurrence gradually defaced the character to the extent of no rehab. Acknowledging how purity can turn into something unimaginably demonic continues to leave me …

Horror Hotel

Inspired by the events at the infamous Cecil Hotel, Horror hotel is a young adult horror read told from the changing point of view between the four main characters, who are investigating a supposedly haunted hostel for their YouTube channel. Perfect for fans of Ghostbusters, and great for young readers looking for a scare. The …

What We All Saw

This is a dark and spooky read. It follows the story of four kids – Shell, Gray, Charlie andSam who spend their summer at the quarry, the same quarry that has rumors aboutwitches. But what happens when something terrible occurs at the quarry and the fourchildren make a pact to never speak of that day …

When Souls Tear

A thrilling fight between following destiny and defining fate. All the things that tie everything together, and everything that tears them apart. The novel brings ideas of trauma and connection, of life and what lies after, and in between. The tension is hidden, under a blanket of mystery and forgotten tales of family. Lies among …

The Break

Thisis a very good book about a young boy named Taj whose fatherisin prison after he was arrestedforsmuggling drugs and now Taj isleftin Bali with wonderfulsurf outside his house.Whatcould bebetterright?Well, as Tajtriesto get hisfather out of prison he makessome risky choices, dangerousdecisionsthatcould ruin everything for hisfather. Taj learns a lot about hisfamily, friends andgirlfriend whilst …

What We All Saw

This is a very good book, I really liked the suspense. Something that felt quite different was how the mythical beings were portrayed; it was a way I had never seen before. This book is very spooky and I don’t like horror very much but the way this was portrayed was quite nice. I like …