Month: January 2016

The Priestess of the White (Age of the Five #1) by Trudi Canavan

This fantasy novel follows the newly-appointed priestess, Auraya, in her adventures as she tries to find new alliances in the tree people and neighbouring countries and fights  war that could damaging effects across the world. Trudi Canavan conveys the themes of politics, war, magic, forbidden love and religion in her first book of the ‘Age

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Stoner by John Williams: A Review

‘Stoner’ follows the simple life of William Stoner from his acceptance into university for agriculture to teaching English at that very same establishment until his death where he is barely remembered. There is nothing special about William Stoner. He has a troubled marriage, dabbles in infidelity and teaches students English Literature and dies with very

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky: A Review

A Wallflower is someone who is shy and excluded from social ventures and Charlie is the perfect example of this definition. Charlie is sixteen years old when he joins his new school and everything in his life is about to change; he is going to make friends. Patrick and Sam meet Charlie at a football game

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The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #5) by Rick Riordan: A Review

All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds are against them. Kronos is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, his power only grows. In this momentous final book in the “New York Times” best-selling series, the prophecy surrounding Percy’s sixteenth birthday unfolds. And

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