Highly Recommended.

Despite being easy to please, I have a big list of books that really stick out as amazing. Here you’ll find the ones that I have managed to review (thus far).

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The Cardturner by Louis Sachar – Alton Richards has to help his eccentric blind uncle play bridge by being his cardturner. It’s kind of a guide to playing bridge, as well as a whole lot of fun.

Graceling by Kristin Cashore – Young adult fantasy/romance. Young woman who has a special skill for killing people.

Heaven by Christoph Marzi – Modern day fairy tale about a girl who claims to have had her heart cut out by ‘bad men’, and the boy who helps her figure out what’s going on.

Losing It by Lizzie Wilcock – A dark Australian coming of age tale about Gabbie, a fourteen year old who’s easy, innocent life suddenly gets a lot more intense.

The Messenger by Markus Zusak – Ed Kennedy stops a bank robbery and starts receiving cards in the mail that instruct him to do things around town.

Midnite by Rudolph Stow – When a seventeen year old’s dad dies, his five animal friends help him become Midnite, a famous bushranger who’s only friend is the trooper who repeatedly throws him in gaol. A children’s book.

Sugar Sugar by Carole Wilkinson – Jackie moves from Australia to London to break into the fashion scene. But a weekend in Paris turns into a long, impromptu backpacking trip across Europe.

Unwind by Neal Shusterman – Teens aged 13-18 are at risk of being unwound – a process where every single part of your body is harvested for other people to use – if they are unwanted by their parents/government.

What Happens Here by Tara Altebrando – It’s about two best friends from Las Vegas who aspire to lead amazing, globe trotting lives, but then tragedy hits. There’s romance, mystery, travel and, of course, tragedy.


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