I meant to post this yesterday as it was Valentines Day and I wanted to share some love for some wonderful authors, but life got in the way and I never got the chance! So instead here is a post to share some love for some amazing and underrated authors – because they deserve so much love! In no particular order here are some of my favourite underrated authors!
Jennifer is not only absolutely lovely, but I read her book Hate List last year and it completely blew me away. It was so thought provoking, and really hit me hard – I can’t believe more people aren’t talking about it!
To find more about Jennifer, click here!
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This post was originally created by the lovely Jamie over at The Perpetual Page Turner – so go and check out her blog now, it’s amazing!
Number Of Books You Read: 125
Number of Re-Reads: 2
Genre You Read The Most From: Young Adult
1. Best Book You Read In 2017?
I’M SO TORN! Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas OR Eliza and Her Monsters OR Turtles All the Way Down!
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IT’S DECEMBER??? HOW???? I am honestly shook that this is the last month of the year. Where has my life gone??? Anyway I didn’t read too much (for me) this month because DEADLINE HELL – but what I did read I loved!!! Let’s get into it:
Title: dissent:RENEGADES by R. J. Furness
Review: I was sent this by the lovely author himself, and I absolutely LOVED it!!! I honestly can’t recommend it enough, it’s so much fun and so brilliantly written. Check out my review here!
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Title: Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer
Release: 30th July 2015
Synopsis: For thirty years, Area X has remained mysterious and remote behind its intangible border – an environmental disaster zone, though to all appearances an abundant wilderness.
The Southern Reach, a secretive government agency, has sent eleven expeditions to investigate Area X. One has ended in mass suicide, another in a hail of gunfire, the eleventh in a fatal cancer epidemic. Now four women embark on the twelfth expedition into the unknown.Review:
A creepily fascinating book that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat, and leave you questioning what is real.
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Title: Morrigan: a dissent novel by R. J. Furness
Release: 9th December 2017
Synopsis: When her family is torn apart, Morrigan loses everything… Driven away from their home in Scorr Tanta, Morrigan’s family help to build the new harbour town of Port Harmony. As a child, Morrigan is raised there, but eleven years later whilst she is just fourteen, disaster strikes and forces her into a new life. It’s a life filled with excitement and danger, and only skill and determination will help keep Morrigan alive. Review:
This novella is the perfect way to tide yourself over in the wait for Book 2! Ever wanted to know Morrigan’s back story? Wait no more!
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Title: Everless by Sara Holland
Release: 4th January 2018
Synopsis: In the land of Sempera, the rich control everything – even time. Ever since the age of alchemy and sorcery, hours, days and years have been extracted from blood and bound to iron coins. The rich live for centuries; the poor bleed themselves dry. Jules and her father are behind on their rent and low on hours. To stop him from draining himself to clear their debts, Jules takes a job at Everless, the grand estate of the cruel Gerling family.
There, Jules encounters danger and temptation in the guise of the Gerling heir, Roan, who is soon to be married. But the web of secrets at Everless stretches beyond her desire, and the truths Jules must uncover will change her life for ever … and possibly the future of time itself.Review:
Do you ever feel as if you’re running out of time? After reading this you will never think that in the same way again…
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I’m back again with day 19 of Blogmas! There have been so many amazing releases this year, and I am SO behind with so many of them! So I thought I’d make a post with the Top Ten Releases this year I haven’t read yet – try not to judge me too much!!
Warcross by Marie Lu
I absolutely love Marie Lu, and I don’t even own this book yet!!! I want to wait until the paperback is out to match the rest of her books that I own, but I am SO desperate to read it because it sounds amazing!
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Title: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend
Release: 12th October 2017
Synopsis: Morrigan Crow is cursed, destined to die on her eleventh birthday. But, as the clock strikes midnight, she’s whisked away by a remarkable man called Jupter North and taken to the secret city of Nevermoor.
There she’s invited to join the Wundrous Society. Mystery, magic and protection are hers – if only she can pass four impossible trials, using an exceptional talent. Which she doesn’t have…Review:
A completely addictive page turner that will warm your hearts, and leave a smile on your face throughout.
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Title: Witchborn by Nicholas Bowling
Release: 2nd November 2017
Synopsis: It’s 1577. Queen Elizabeth I has imprisoned scheming Mary Queen of Scots, and Alyce’s mother is burned at the stake for witchcraft. Alyce kills the witchfinder and flees to London – but the chase isn’t over yet. As she discovers her own dark magic, powerful political forces are on her trail. She can’t help but wonder: why is she so important? Soon she finds herself deep in a secret battle between rival queens, the fate of England resting on her shoulders …Review:
A historical book filled with magic, mystery and some very familiar faces.
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Title: dissent:RENEGADES by R. J. Furness
Release: 16th October 2017
Synopsis: Centuries from now, during a new ice age, only three human colonies are known to exist. Scorr Tanta, the first city, is vast and resourceful, whereas Eklips is more desolate. Ellie, on the other hand, works in Port Harmony; a harbour town. As an apprentice orgo-keeper, the only highlight is getting to ride the animals that she cares for. Then, a chance skirmish at the market draws her closer to Haylee and her friends, and everything begins to change. Desperate to join them, Ellie has heard many tales about Haylee and her group of renowned warriors. What she doesn’t know, is how much danger follows them. Ellie is soon tugged into a much different world than she had first assumed. A world built on dissent, and filled with secrets.Review:
A thrilling and immersive book that will transport you to a future reminiscent of the Jurassic era, but with more lies, deceit and even murder.
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