October 2013

Unbreakable by Kami Garcia - Blog Tour!

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Summary from Goodreads

Kennedy Waters didn’t believe in ghosts, until one tried to kill her.

When Kennedy finds her mother dead, her world begins to unravel. She doesn’t know that evil forces in a much darker world are the ones pulling the strings. Not until identical twins Jared and Lukas Lockhart break into her house and destroy a dangerous spirit sent to kill her. The brothers reveal that her mother was part of an ancient secret society responsible for protecting the world from a vengeful demon – a society whose five members were all murdered on the same night.

Now Kennedy has to take her mother’s place in the Legion if she wants to uncover the truth and stay alive.… Read more >>>

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman‏

Summary from Goodreads

THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE is a fable that reshapes modern fantasy: moving, terrifying and elegiac – as pure as a dream, as delicate as a butterfly’s wing, as dangerous as a knife in the dark, from storytelling genius Neil Gaiman.

It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it, stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed. Dark creatures from beyond the world are on the loose, and it will take everything our narrator has just to stay alive: there is primal horror here, and menace unleashed – within his family and from the forces that have gathered to destroy it.… Read more >>>

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Showcase Sunday #27

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 Hello and welcome to my Showcase Sunday, which is a weekly meme hosted by Vicky over at Books, Biscuits and Tea. In my Showcase Sunday post I will ‘Showcase’ the books I received throughout the week(s). Feel free to leave me your links to your posts and I will try to check them out.
 
This huge pile is a 2 week book haul. Apart from 5, the rest were all complete surprises. So I’m feeling super duper lucky, not sure when I’m going to fit in reading them all though….
 
I haven’t been reading as much the past few weeks, as I’m sure some of you know, I have started studying criminology and psychology.… Read more >>>
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Out of Breath by Rebecca Donovan‏

Summary from Goodreads

Emma leaves Weslyn and everyone in it behind to attend Stanford University, just as she always intended. A shell of her former self, she is not the same girl. She is broken, and the only way that she’ll be whole again is through forgiveness. Emma must find a way to forgive herself and recognize her own worth before she can receive the love she deserves. This final installment will have readers holding their breath until the very last page.

Paperback, 485 pages
Published July 2nd 2013 by Penguin Books
 
My Review
 
Out of Breath is a wonderful ending to what I think is a beautifully moving trilogy!… Read more >>>
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Zom-B Underground by Darren Shan‏

Summary from Goodreads

Waking up in a military complex, months after zombies attacked school, B has no memory of the last few months. Life in the UK has turned tough since the outbreak, and B is woven into life- and battle- in the new military regime quickly. But as B learns more about the zombies held in the complex and the scientists keeping them captive, unease settles in. Why exactly was B saved? And is there anyone left in the world to trust?

Paperback, 212 pages
Published January 3rd 2013 by Simon & Schuster (first published January 2nd 2013)
 
My Review
 
*Please note that this review may contain spoilers if you haven’t read the first book*

Zom-B Underground picks up after the major shockers at the end of the last book and the action was raging right from the off!

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