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Top Ten Books I Feel Differently About After Time Has Passed

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Hi everyone! Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday, which is hosted over at The Broke and The Bookish. This week's topic is Top Ten Books I Feel Differently About After Time Has Passed.

1. Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch
I used to love this book so much but now I've just discovered other books I prefer.
2. Entangled by Cat Clarke
I thought this book was amazing when I read it, but it was one of the first contemporaries I'd ever read.
3. Angel by L.A. Weatherly
I briefly went through a fallen angel phase and this was something that I read.
4. Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz
I read a LOT of vampire books and this was one that I thought was so good.
5. Torn by Cat Clarke
At first when I read this book I thought it was great but when I thought about it after I realised it was poorly written.
6. Matched by Ally Condie
I didn't realise until a while after that I really didn't like Cassia as a main character.
7. The Selection by Kiera Cass
I basically felt the same about The Selection as I …

Mini Reviews #9

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This Raging Light by Estelle Laure Publisher/Year: January 14th 2016 Orchard Books Source/Format: e-arc | NetGalley (Thanks NetGalley/Orchard!) Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5
I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion.


I didn't really know what this book was about before I started it, which I liked. This Raging Light had a lot more depth and substance to it than what I expected from the cover, which was a nice surprise. For the entirety of the book I just felt so sorry for Lucille and her sister, because they didn't deserve to be in that situation. Having to look after your sister like your own is heartbreaking to read about, and Lucille was overall a great girl. The writing in this book was good and I'd love to read more from Estelle.
For Holly by Tanya Byrne Publisher/Year: June 4th 2015 Headline Source/Format: Paperback | bookbridgr (Thanks bookbridgr/Headline!) Rating: 4 stars out of 5 I received this book from the publi…

Top Ten Books I Picked Up On a Whim

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Hi everyone! Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday, which is hosted over at The Broke and The Bookish. This week's topic is Top Ten Books I Picked Up On a Whim.


1. Raised by Wolves by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
A few years ago, I went through a real werewolf phase and this was one of those that I picked up because of it.
2. The Declaration by Gemma Malley
I got this book for my birthday years ago without knowing what it was about, but I quite enjoyed it.
3. India Dark by Kirsty Murray
I picked this out of the library on a whim purely because of the cover and it became one of my favourite books!
4. Debutantes by Cora Harrison
This is another case of me seeing a pretty book in the library.
5. The Bailey Game by Celia Rees
I just picked this up because it was there to be read, and unfortunately it wasn't very good.
6. Witch Child by Celia Rees
This was a better book by Celia Rees.
7. The Last Ghost by Helen Stringer
This was a pleasant surprise considering I'd never heard of it before.
8. Sara's Face by…

Top Ten Websites I Love That Aren't About Books

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Hi everyone! Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday, which is hosted over at The Broke and The Bookish. This week's topic is Top Ten Websites I Love That Aren't About Books.

1. HelloGiggles
This website was co-founded by one of my favourite people, Zooey Deschanel and I love all the articles.
2. Buzzfeed
Again, I love the variety of the articles and the quizzes too.
3. GeekTown
I love TV almost as much as I love books, and this is a great website for it.
4. Variety
This is another amazing website for anything show-business related.
5. A Beautiful Mess
I have followed this website for so many years now; it has a little bit of everything!
6. Tattoologist
I love tattoos so much and this is a beautiful website that compiles images of them.
7. Style Bubble
I love Susanna's style and how she isn't afraid to wear anything.
8. Rookie
I have been a fan of Rookie's for years, with its mixture of articles and just general girl empowerment.
9. Estee Lalonde
I just love her personality!
10. New on Netflix UK

Front Lines by Michael Grant: Book review

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Publisher/Year: January 28th 2016 Electric Monkey Genre: YA Historical Fiction Series: Soldier Girl #1 Pages: 581 Source/Format: e-arc | NetGalley (Thanks NetGalley/Electric Monkey!) Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5

I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion.
*This review may contain spoilers!*

Synopsis
It’s WWII, but not as you remember it from history lessons! This time the girls aren’t stitching socks for the brave boys at the front. Meet Rio Richilin and her friends Frangie Marr and Rainy Schulterman, three of the newest recruits in the US Armed Forces. They stand shoulder to shoulder with the boys from home as they take on Hitler’s army. In the face of reluctant colonels and sceptical sergeants, the soldier girls must prove their guts, strength, and resourcefulness as soldiers. Rio has grown up in a world where men don’t cry and girls are supposed to care only about ‘money and looks’. But she has always known that there is something…

Top Ten Childhood Characters I'd Love to Revisit

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Hi everyone! Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday, which is hosted over at The Broke and The Bookish. This week's topic is Top Ten Childhood Characters I'd Love to Revisit.


1. Everyone from Harry Potter
This is obvious, but it has to be on the list. I will always want more from this world!
2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
I always loved this book as a kid.
3. The Gruffalo
I'd love to see what the Gruffalo and the Mouse were up to nowadays.
4. The Tiger who Came to Tea
I adored this book so much I bought myself a new copy a couple of years ago.
5. Spot the Dog
I have read so many of these books.
6. Elmer the Elephant
I don't remember much about Elmer, but I'd like to read it again.
7. The Hares from Guess How Much I Love You
My mum always used to read this book to me.
8. The Cat in the Hat
I would love to see what the Cat would be like in present day.
9. The Wild Things
Where the Wild Things Are is one of my favourite books and films.
10. Peter the Rabbit
I'm pretty sure this is where my love …