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Book Review: Sever by Lauren DeStefano

Book Review: Sever by Lauren DeStefano

  Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links, which means I can earn a small commission if you click on them and then make a purchase. This goes towards blog hosting and other expenses. For more information, please read the full disclosure.   About the Book Title: Sever (The Chemical Garden #3) Author: Lauren DeStefano Edition: UK paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Release date: February 2013 Genre: YA dystopian No.pages: 371   With the clock ticking until the virus takes its toll, Rhine is desperate for answers. After enduring Vaughn’s worst, Rhine finds an unlikely ally in his brother, an eccentric inventor named Reed. […]


Teaser Tuesday: Sever by Lauren DeStefano

Teaser Tuesday: Sever by Lauren DeStefano

It’s time for Teaser Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by The Purple Booker in which we share two teaser sentences from a book that we’re currently reading. If you’d like to take part, simply: -Grab your current read -Open to a random page -Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page -BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! You don’t want to ruin the book for others! -Share the title and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!   My Teaser       “We’ll squeeze […]


G is for Gold #AtoZChallenge

G is for Gold #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘G’ I have chosen the colour Gold- a warm, metallic yellow named after the precious metal. It is long associated with wealth and prosperity and extremely popular in fashion and jewellery. These Pinterest boards feature lots of beautiful golden imagery. Keep reading to discover the symbolism behind this colour and learn more about the colour gold in Literature. Symbolism Gold represents glamour, luxury, class, […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Worlds I’d Never Want to Live In

Top Ten Tuesday: Worlds I’d Never Want to Live In

Today is Top Ten Tuesday, a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish!  Every week they post a new top ten list and everyone can join in and share their own picks. If you’d like to take part, hop on over to the blog and sign up with the linky. If you don’t have a blog, feel free to post your answers in the comments. This week’s topic is: Worlds I’d Never Want to Live in.Here are my top ten: 1) Panem from The Hunger Games. I would really not enjoy living in a society where children have to face […]


Top Ten Tuesday: New to Me Authors of 2012

Top Ten Tuesday: New to Me Authors of 2012

Today is Top Ten Tuesday, a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish!  Every week they post a new top ten list and everyone can join in and share their own picks. If you’d like to take part, hop on over to the blog and sign up with the linky. If you don’t have a blog, feel free to post your answers in the comments. This week’s topic is: New to Me Authors of 2012. Here are my top ten: 1) Suzanne Collins. Early this year I finally got around to reading The Hunger Games series, and fell in […]


Review: Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Review: Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Wither by Lauren DeStefano My rating: 4 of 5 stars  *SPOILER ALERT!* I’ve had this book on my shelf since Christmas, and finally got around to reading it last week. I was intrigued by the premise as it sounded similar to Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, which I enjoyed reading at university. The novel is set in a future in which a virus causes men to die at the age of twenty-five, and women at twenty. At sixteen, the main character Rhine Ellery has only four years left to live, and she intends to spend them with her twin brother, […]