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#BookReview The House with the Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs

The House with a Clock in Its Walls is a delightful read for middle graders. Last year I finally got to see the film adaptation and I was blown away! I had so much fun with the legendary tale that was packed full of colour and imagination. Naturally, I wanted to give the book a… Continue reading #BookReview The House with the Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs

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#BookReview Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

  Crazy Rich Asians is a fun, comedic romance that opened my eyes to a whole new world! Before anyone asks, yes, I read this book because I saw the movie and loved it. Was the movie identical to the book? No. Was it still super cute and a great adaption? Yes. So, now that… Continue reading #BookReview Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

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#BookReview Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

I have been wanting to read books by Agatha Christie for years, yet whenever I made it to a bookstore I would get lost in the aisles and forget about my desires. Luckily for me, Kennett Branagh decided to remake Murder on the Orient Express. The movie was fantastic and everything I wanted it to… Continue reading #BookReview Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

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#BookReview The Shining by Stephen King

To say Stephen King is a genius and a legend in the horror world is an understatement. I had been meaning to read The Shining for a very long time - I became determined to read the book before the movie, and I've been dying to watch the movie for the past two years! While… Continue reading #BookReview The Shining by Stephen King

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#BookReview The Vampire’s Assistant by Darren Shan

  The Vampire's Assistant was an excellent young adult novel that is full of thrills and chills! I watched the movie adaption of this series YEARS ago, and I had been dying to pick up this series. Unfortunately for me, the bookstore is big and full of millions of books so I'd forget what I… Continue reading #BookReview The Vampire’s Assistant by Darren Shan

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#BookReview The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

The Light Between Oceans is a bittersweet novel that will crush your soul (in a good way). This is M.L. Stedman's first book, and it is one fantastic first novel (to be brutally honest). This book was beautifully written, it pulled at my heart strings and it demanded my attention. Typically fictional novels that are… Continue reading #BookReview The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

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#BookReview The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

  I first read this book in my first year of high school for a book report (we could choose ANY book we want, and I was obsessed with the film version of this novel at the time). Since it's been...well, years...it's about time I finally give this book a review to add it to… Continue reading #BookReview The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

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#BookReview Zodiac Unmasked by Robert Graysmith

Zodiac Unmasked was an interesting take on the real life incidents revolving around the Zodiac Killer. This book could have been a LOT shorter than it is, there is almost so much content in this book I got bored (and I am OBSESSED with conspiracies and theories, I'll sit through long books and videos any… Continue reading #BookReview Zodiac Unmasked by Robert Graysmith

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Batman: The Killing Joke – Book Review

Batman: The Killing Joke is an excellent graphic novel following two of comics leading stars: Batman and the Joker. Introduction: I have always loved superheroes - Adam West's Batman was a key staple of my childhood. Slowly as I got older and Marvel and DC were the beckoning lights at the movie theaters, I became… Continue reading Batman: The Killing Joke – Book Review

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Quick Book Review: Coronation Street the Novel by Katherine Hardy

  Book Title: Coronation Street the Novel Book Author: Katherine Hardy Introduction: A lovely friend of mine lent me his copy of Coronation Street the Novel - ironically I had the same book on my shelf (his cover was purple and my cover was red). He asked me to read it first and give him… Continue reading Quick Book Review: Coronation Street the Novel by Katherine Hardy