23 4 / 2014

Can Anybody Help Me? (Review)

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

Synopsis:

It was crazy really, she had never met the woman, had no idea of her real name but she thought of her as a friend. Or, at least, the closest thing she had to a friend in Dublin.

Struggling with a new baby, Yvonne turns to netmammy, an online forum for mothers, for support. Drawn into a world of new friends, she spends increasing…

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23 4 / 2014

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23 4 / 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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22 4 / 2014

Tease http://wp.me/s317dJ-tease

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How did I get it?:
NetGalley- thanks to Hachette Children’s Books

Synopsis:

Emma Putnam is dead, and it’s all Sara Wharton’s fault.

At least, that’s what everyone seems to think when Sara, along with her best friend and three other classmates, has been criminally charged for the bullying and harassment that led to Emma’s shocking suicide. But Sara is sure she hasn’t done anything wrong, because…

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22 4 / 2014

"You can close your eyes to the things you do not want to see, but you cannot close your heart to the things you do not want to feel."

Forbidden, Tabitha Suzuma (via wordsfromya)

22 4 / 2014

Top Ten Characters Who Are Powerful Female Leads

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish.This week’s list is Top Ten Characters Who X (you fill in the blank — examples: piss me off, are the popular kids, are bookish, would be my bff, that stole my heart, etc. etc.) I have decided to talk about my favourite female leads. I’m a fan of strong female characters. I get too annoyed with wimpy, reliant on male lead…

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21 4 / 2014

Struck By Genius- A Non Fiction Review

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How did I get it?:
Bookbridgr- Thanks to Headline!

Synopsis:

No one sees the world as Jason Padgett does. Water pours from the faucet in crystalline patterns, numbers call to mind distinct geometric shapes, and intricate fractal patterns emerge from the movement of tree branches, revealing the intrinsic mathematical designs hidden in the objects around us.

Yet Padgett wasn’t born this way.…

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21 4 / 2014

"Never underestimate the power of a well-placed apostrophe."

Geek Girl: Model Misfit, Holly Smale (via wordsfromya)

21 4 / 2014

Don’t Even Think About It

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How did I get it?:
NetGalley- thanks to Hachette Children’s Books

Synopsis:

This is the story of how we became freaks. It’s how a group of I’s became a we.

When Class 10B got their flu shots, they expected some side effects. Maybe a sore arm. Maybe a headache. They definitely didn’t expect to get telepathy. But suddenly they could hear what everyone was thinking. Their friends. Their teachers.…

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20 4 / 2014

Prisoner of Night And Fog

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How did I get it?:
Bookbrigr- Massive thanks to Headline books and bookbridgr!

Synopsis:

In 1930s Munich, danger lurks behind dark corners, and secrets are buried deep within the city. But Gretchen Müller, who grew up in the National Socialist Party under the wing of her “uncle” Dolf, has been shielded from that side of society ever since her father traded his life for Dolf’s, and Gretchen is…

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