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Review: The Diabolic (spoiler free)

Title: The Diabolic Author: S.J. Kincaid Published: 1st of November 2016 by Simon & Schuster Pages: 416 Status: Read // Owned (Kindle) The Diabolic is everything I love about sci-fi. Dashing heroes, advanced tech, evil schemes, and romance, coupled with the merciless wonder that is space. Human beings have long since shot out from Earth into the vast universe, colonising… Continue reading Review: The Diabolic (spoiler free)

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Paper Princess and dubious consent (spoilers)

This review contains spoilers and explicit language. From strip clubs and truck stops to southern coast mansions and prep schools, one girl tries to stay true to herself. These Royals will ruin you… Ella Harper is a survivor—a pragmatic optimist. She’s spent her whole life moving from town to town with her flighty mother, struggling to… Continue reading Paper Princess and dubious consent (spoilers)

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A month of ‘Gone with the Wind’ (Review)

**WARNING:: MAJOR SPOILERS BELOW** So… some of you may have noticed that I have been largely absent from WordPress this past month. The reasons for this are threefold (i) Driving lessons in the lead up to hopefully being granted a provisional license (known as P plates in Australia). (ii) A baby who was sick multiple… Continue reading A month of ‘Gone with the Wind’ (Review)

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Review :: The Thousandth Floor // Recovering from my ACOWAR slump

NEW YORK CITY AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE. A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future where anything is possible—if you want it enough. WELCOME TO MANHATTAN, 2118. A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of innovation and dreams. Everyone there wants something…and everyone has… Continue reading Review :: The Thousandth Floor // Recovering from my ACOWAR slump

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Geekerella review:: fangirl heaven (no spoilers!)

  Cinderella goes to the con in this fandom-fueled twist on the classic fairy tale. Part romance, part love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom. Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic sci-fi series she grew… Continue reading Geekerella review:: fangirl heaven (no spoilers!)

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WWW Wednesday/ April 2017

Happy Easter! I would like to apologise, as the busy rhythms of everyday life have kept me from regularly posting here. My week is days with baby, homemaking, work (part-time) and church. Rinse and repeat. This might sound a little mundane, but there are so many extraordinary moments to be found in ordinary days. I… Continue reading WWW Wednesday/ April 2017