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Book Review: Turtles All the Way Down

I got Turtles All The Way Down with a discount code from Book Depository that only gave me a few books to choose from. I ended up giving John Green another chance and was pleasantly surprised. Before reviewing the book I need to explain why I was hesitant to read something by John Green. The… Continue reading Book Review: Turtles All the Way Down

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Book Review: Midsummer’s Bottom

I was delighted to get a review copy of Midsummer's Bottom before it comes out. It's certainly a departure from Darren Dash/Shan's usual work such as Sunburn and and Procession of the Dead. Midsummer's Bottom is a comedy about small town actors who stage Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream once a year, on the solstice. What… Continue reading Book Review: Midsummer’s Bottom

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Book Review: The Green Mile

The Green Mile is one of my favourite moves so I'm glad I found the time to read the book. As I've said before Stephen King never lets me down and the book was better than the movie. The Green Mile follows an elderly Paul Edcombe recalling his days working in the Cold Mountain Penitentiary … Continue reading Book Review: The Green Mile

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Book Review: Almost Love

So far Lousie O'Neill has never let me down with Asking For It and Only Ever Yours, and now Almost Love. Louise O'Neill has switched from YA to debuting her first book for adults and she done so flawlessly. Like it's predecessors Almost Love knows how to frustrate you, anger you, and recognize yourself. Almost… Continue reading Book Review: Almost Love

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Book Review: Sunburn

If you somehow don't know by now, I love Darren Shan/Dash. The Shan books were my favourites as a teenager, and thankfully he writes books for grown ups under the Darren Dash name so I get to keep reading. Sunburn follows a trio of 20-somethings on a holiday to Bulgaria. Sick of spending holidays in… Continue reading Book Review: Sunburn

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

I actually have a piece about this on Oxgyen.ie but thought I would share my opinion on Cursed Child here too because I haven't blogged in awhile and I don't want any of you to think I stopped reading because I'm always reading something. I'm actually re-reading the original series at the moment, I'm currently on… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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Book Review: Go Set a Watchman

I'm not sure how to start this because this is a difficult book to review. Since its release Go Set a Watchman has faced a slew of disappointment and criticism, so when reading it for myself I tried to set all judgement aside and go into it with an open mind . However,  I found… Continue reading Book Review: Go Set a Watchman

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Book Review:Inferno

Dan Brown’s Inferno was a book I should have read a long time ago; in a literal sense I mean it’s actually been sitting on my bookshelf since July waiting for me to pick it up, but I also mean that I was wondering where it was all my life. Ordinarily, I don’t like investigation/mystery… Continue reading Book Review:Inferno

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Book Review: Procession of the Dead

I adored Darren Shan in my teenage years, to say I was obsessed with the Saga of Darren Shan would be an understatement and over 5 years later I don't believe I've recovered from The Demonata series. Unfortunately, as most of Shan's work is aimed at younger readers, I came to out grow it. However, all… Continue reading Book Review: Procession of the Dead

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My Favourite Books

I don't like making lists of my favourite books, albums, songs, movies etc because they always fluctuate. Something always comes along that makes me think "Wait, this is amazing!" or I simply out grow what I once loved. There's also the fact that for a quite a substantial amount of time I didn't have a… Continue reading My Favourite Books