Asking For It has been on my radar since it’s release in 2015. My excitement for this novel only heightened when i had read that it had won Book Of The Year 2015 for The Irish Book Awards. It’s been highly commented on and highly acclaimed due to it’s risky topic of rape, feminism and to be completely honest, ‘lad culture’.
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I’ve been wanting to get my hands on The Girl in 6E for a long time, ever since i saw it on someones YouTube channel. After finding myself a cheap copy a few months back, it figured it was time to get stuck in and see what it was about.
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Audrey doesn’t leave the house. She’s plagued with anxiety, so much so that her only option is to wear sunglasses around everyone to avoid eye contact, which isn’t exactly ideal when you’re falling for your brothers best friend and you just want to leave the house and get better. But when a note slides through her letter box, exclaiming that she was being given a kiss, it starts the long road to recovery for Audrey.
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Kyle Barnes is an outcast. He’s been plagued by demonic possession all his life without an answer as to why. As he gets older, Kyle is looking for answers as to why he’s been chosen to live this life. What he discovers on his journey could be the end of life as we know it.
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Unbecoming has been on my radar for quite some time. I’d be interested by it since its release in 2015, so once I hauled it in February I knew I wanted to get to it sooner rather than later. Apart from knowing that Unbecoming is a YA book about generations within one family, I knew nothing going in to it.
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Soundless is the story of a deaf village who live on the top of a mountain, unable to climb down. They rely on trade, they send metals, golds and silvers down the mountain in return for food from the towns below. However one day when the deaf civilianists start to also turn blind, they have no choice but to investigate their food options down below with the town’s people. This job is ultimately down to Fei, the only girl in the village who has regained her hearing.
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I have never read a Gillian Flynn book before this one. There I said it. I feel like everyone has read a Gillian Flynn book as they are so highly proclaimed, and I’ve actually had Gone Girl sitting on my shelf for some time. However when The Grownup was released back in November 2015 I figured it might be a good place to start with Gillian Flynn as it is only 67 pages after all.
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