28 7 / 2014

28 7 / 2014

BANNED BOOKS #1: The Perks of Being A Wallflower

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Every month for the rest of 2014, ChrissiReads, Bibliobeth & Luna’s Little Library will be reading one Banned / Challenged Book a month. We’ll be looking at why the book was challenged. How/If things have changed since the book was originally published and what we actually think of the book.

If you’d like to join in our discussion below is a list of what we’ll be reading:

August
The Earth, My…

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28 7 / 2014

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How did I get it?:
NetGalley- thanks to Penguin Books UK

Previously reviewed by the same author:
The Husband’s Secret

Synopsis:

She could hear men and women shouting. Angry hollers crashed through the soft humid salty summer night. It was somehow hurtful for Mrs Ponder to hear, as if all that rage was directed at her … then she heard the wail of a siren in the distance, at the same time as a…

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27 7 / 2014

"She reads a lot of books. Good things, books."

Thorne Smith  (via thegirlandherbooks)

(Source: observando, via thegirlandherbooks)

27 7 / 2014

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

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How did I get it?:
I bought it!

Previously read by the same author:
The Summer I Turned Pretty

Synopsis:

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a box under her bed. But one day Lara Jean discovers that somehow her secret box of letters has been mailed,…

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26 7 / 2014

Stacking The Shelves #81- The one where adults/children at work know I read!

Click on the image to take you to Tynga's blog to learn more! (Opens in same window)

Click on the image to take you to Tynga’s blog to learn more! (Opens in same window)

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you’re adding to your shelves, be it buying or borrowing. From ‘real’ books you’ve purchased, a book you’ve borrowed, a book you’ve been given or an e-book they can all be shared!

As ever, click on the book image to get to the Goodread’s page!

This week I left…

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25 7 / 2014

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How did I get it?:
It was a present!

Synopsis:

Carly has dropped out of uni to spend her days surfing and her nights working as a cook in a Manly café. Surfing is the one thing she loves doing … and the only thing that helps her stop thinking about what happened two years ago at schoolies week.

And then Carly meets Ryan, a local at the break, fresh out of jail. When Ryan learns the truth, Carly…

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24 7 / 2014

Comparing ‘Rebel Belle’ by Rachel Hawkins

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Synopsis:

Harper Price, peerless Southern belle, was born ready for a Homecoming tiara. But after a strange run-in at the dance imbues her with incredible abilities, Harper’s destiny takes a turn for the seriously weird. She becomes a Paladin, one of an ancient line of guardians with agility, super strength and lethal fighting instincts.

Just when life can’t get any more disastrously crazy,…

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24 7 / 2014

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How did I get it?:
I bought it!

Synopsis:

I didn’t ask for any of this. I didn’t ask to be some kind of hero.

But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado—taking you with it—you have no choice but to go along, you know?

Sure, I’ve read the books. I’ve seen the movies. I know the song about the rainbow and the happy little blue birds. But I never expected Oz to look like this. To be a…

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23 7 / 2014

WWW Wednesdays is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Click on the image to get to her blog!

WWW Wednesdays is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Click on the image to get to her blog!

Welcome to another WWW Wednesday! To participate in WWW Wednesday, you need to answer three questions.

•What are you currently reading?
•What did you recently finish reading?
•What do you think you’ll read next?

Click on the book cover to get to the Goodread’s page for the book.

What are you currently…

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