Oct 112016
 
Release Day Review: Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil by Melina Marchetta

Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil by Melina Marchetta Genre: Mystery Publication Date: October 11th, 2016 Publisher: Mulholland Books Synopsis from Goodreads: Bashir “Bish” Ortley is a London desk cop. Almost over it. Still not dealing with the death of his son years ago, as well as the break-up of his marriage. Across the channel, a summer bus tour, carrying a group of English teenagers is subject to a deadly bomb attack, killing four of the passengers and injuring a handful of others. Bish’s daughter is one of those on board. The suspect is 17 year old Violette LeBrac whose [ Read More of this Review ]

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Apr 222016
 
The Devil Made Me Do It | Young Adult

Sometimes it doesn’t matter how many people have read a book you love; it’s just not enough. If begging, borrowing, and stealing doesn’t work, you put it under the guise of a new feature, and voilà! You’ve just conned your fellow blogger into reading the book you want them to! But you’re more than willing to return the favor. And that’s what our ‘The Devil Made Me Do It’ feature is all about. A discussion about genres led to our ‘must read’ choices, and Wendy and I decided to give each other’s YA faves a go. Read on to see [ Read More of this Review ]

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Apr 042013
 
New Release: Quintana of Charyn (Lumatere Chronicles #3) by Melina Marchetta

Quintana of Charyn (Lumatere Chronicles #3) by Melina Marchetta Australian Release Date: September 26, 2012 U.S. Release Date: April 23, 2013 *purchased Australian version* Regina’s Rating: 5+ stars/Grade A+ Book Summary: There’s a babe in my belly that whispers the valley, Froi. I follow the whispers and come to the road . . . Separated from the girl he loves and has sworn to protect, Froi must travel through Charyn to search for Quintana, the mother of Charyn’s unborn king, and protect her against those who will do anything to gain power. But what happens when loyalty to family and [ Read More of this Review ]

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Mar 162012
 
Hot New Release! Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta

Froi of the Exiles (Lumatere #2) by Melina Marchetta Advanced Review Copy provided by Penguing/Viking through Netgalley Regina’s Review – 5 Stars – Grade A+     Froi of the Exiles is 593 pages and despite the length, I read it in just a few days.  Covert reading at work, at home behind my family’s back and late through the night helped me finish this in just a few days.  Really, I had no choice, the book consumed me; it compelled me to keep going and keep turning those pages (or clicking “next” on my kindle).  My reading experience was akin [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on March 16, 2012 at 11:24 pm