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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The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #4) by Rick Riordan: A Review

Percy Jackson isn’t expecting freshman orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to worse.In this fourth installment of the blockbuster series, time is running out as war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near. Even

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The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #3) by Rick Riordan: A Review

IT’S NOT EVERYDAY YOU FIND YOURSELF IN COMBAT WITH A HALF-LION, HALF-HUMAN. But when you’re the son of a Greek god, it happens. And now my friend Annabeth is missing, a goddess is in chains and only five half-blood heroes can join the quest to defeat the doomsday monster. Oh, and guess what? The Oracle

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The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2) by Rick Riordan: A Review

The heroic son of Poseidon makes an action-packed comeback in the second must-read installment of Rick Riordan’s amazing young readers series. Starring Percy Jackson, a “half blood” whose mother is human and whose father is the God of the Sea, Riordan’s series combines cliffhanger adventure and Greek mythology lessons that results in true page-turners that

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The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1) by Rick Riordan: A Review

Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse—Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy’s mom finds out, she knows it’s time that

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling: A Review

Harry Potter’s second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry could be any stranger than the first; right? Old legends and fearlessly scary monsters roam Hogwarts this year and Harry must keep his friends close. My Review Rating: 5/5 This is, by far, my favourite book in the Harry Potter series. I love the increased pace

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling: A Review

Harry is an ordinary boy, living with his aunt and uncle because his parents were killed in an accident when he was a baby. His life is simple yet as he turns eleven years old, everything seems to become stranger… Harry is a wizard! And he is going to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

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