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The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus #4) by Rick Riordan

SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t read The Mark of Athena as yet, please don’t go any further. Rated it: ★★★★★ GR Blurb At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy’s… Continue reading The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus #4) by Rick Riordan

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The Mark of Athena (Heroes of Olympus #3) by Rick Riordan

Rated it: 4.5 stars This was satisfying. Was that an understatement? Probably. We’ve got the POVs of Annabeth, Leo, Percy and Piper; I think Rick did a good job with their individual voices but I feel as if each were lacking the intensity when I compare The Heroes of Olympus to Percy’s in first five… Continue reading The Mark of Athena (Heroes of Olympus #3) by Rick Riordan

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A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire #2) by George R.R. Martin

Rated it: 4 stars Finished on: May 4th I’d read A Game of Thrones a few months before so it only took me a little while to get reacquainted with everyone and all that had happened. A Clash of Kings is a bloody good (spot the pun!) second book. The people, the places, the treason,… Continue reading A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire #2) by George R.R. Martin

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The Lightening Thief (Percy Jackson and The Olympians #1) by Rick Riordan

Rated it: 4.5 stars Goodreads blurb Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school… again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he’s… Continue reading The Lightening Thief (Percy Jackson and The Olympians #1) by Rick Riordan

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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Rated: 4.5 stars Blurb Invited to an extravagantly lavish party in a Long Island mansion, Nick Carraway, a young bachelor who has just settled in the neighbouring cottage, is intrigued by the mysterious host, Jay Gatsby, a flamboyant but reserved self-made man with murky business interests and a shadowy past. As the two men strike… Continue reading The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Rated it: 5 stars Goodreads blurb Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.… Continue reading The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

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Magic Rises (Kate Daniels #6) by Ilona Andrews

Rated it: 5 Stars Recommends it to: Generally the Young Adult crowd into the urban fantasy realm. If you liked The Edge series (haven’t read it yet myself), chances are you might like this one as well. GR blurb Mercenary Kate Daniels and her mate, Curran, the Beast Lord, are struggling to solve a heartbreaking crisis.… Continue reading Magic Rises (Kate Daniels #6) by Ilona Andrews

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