Dress Codes For Small Towns by Courtney Stevens

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I’d been waiting to read a Courtney Summers for a very long time. I’d picked up Dress Codes For Small Towns at the beginning of the year and i really wanted to pick it up before the end of the year. I thought that i’d absolutely love her writing.

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Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy (Blogmas)

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I’d been hearing really mixed things about Dumplin’ recently. The book has been out for some time, and honestly, it’s been on my shelf for a few years now, but nothing was making me want to pick it up. After the mixed reviews, i had no idea what to think. Luckily, with the release of the Netflix movie, i decided to pick it up, and i absolutely adored it.

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The Witch’s Kiss by Katherine & Elizabeth Corr – Review

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Title: The Witch’s Kiss

Author: Katherine & Elizabeth Corr

Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Romance

Publication Date: 30th June 2016

Publisher: Harper Collins Childrens 

Pages: 420

Summary: Sixteeen-year-old Meredith is fed-up with her feuding family and feeling invisible at school – not to mention the witch magic that shoots out of her fingernails when she’s stressed. Then sweet, sensitive Jack comes into her life and she falls for him hard. The only problem is that he is periodically possessed by a destructive centuries-old curse.

Meredith has lost her heart, but will she also lose her life? Or in true fairytale tradition, can true love’s kiss save the day?

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The Drowning of Arthur Braxton by Caroline Smailes – Review

Title: The Drowning of Arthur Braxton

Author: Caroline Smailes

Genre: Contemporary, Literary Fiction, Magical Realism

Publication Date: April 11th 2013

Publisher: HarperCollins

Pages: 366

Summary: Arthur Braxton has had enough. His mum has left, his dad is broken and he’s the laughing stock of his high school. But things are about to change. When Arthur runs away and shelters in an old abandoned bathhouse, he sees a naked woman.

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FLAWED BY CECELIA AHERN REVIEW

Title: Flawed

Author: Cecelia Ahern

Genre: YA, Contemporary, Dystopian 

Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s Books

Publication Date: 24th March 2016

Pages: 416

Summary : Celestine North lives a perfect life. She’s a model daughter and sister, she’s well-liked by her classmates and teachers, and she’s dating the impossibly charming Art Crevan.

But then Celestine encounters a situation in which she makes an instinctive decision. She breaks a rule and now faces life-changing repercussions. She could be imprisoned. She could be branded. She could be found FLAWED.

In this stunning novel, bestselling author Cecelia Ahern depicts a society in which perfection is paramount and mistakes are punished. And where one young woman decides to take a stand that could cost her everything.

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Fire Colour One by Jenny Valentine Review

Title: Fire Colour One

Author: Jenny Valentine

Genre: YA, Contemporary, Love

Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s Books

Publication Date: 2nd July 2015

Pages: 256

Summery : Iris’s father, Ernest, is at the end of his life and she hasn’t even met him. Her best friend, Thurston, is somewhere on the other side of the world. Everything she thought she knew is up in flames.

Now her mother has declared war and means to get her hands on Ernest’s priceless art collection. But Ernest has other ideas. There are things he wants Iris to know after he’s gone. And the truth has more than one way of coming to light.

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