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The Dying of the Light (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book&hellip by Derek Landy
5.0 out of 5 stars So AWESOME, 10 Sep 2014
Contains Spoilers!!!

If you have been following my blog for a while you will know that I am a massive Skulduggery Pleasant fan. I have been following this series for years, have met Derek Landy 5 times now, and have every single book by him signed. As you may have read last week, I was lucky enough to go to the launch party for this book in London which was incredible, so I was so excited to finally be able to read this last book.

There were so many questions left unanswered, so many things left to figure out at the end of the 8th book, that this one had a lot to live up to.

I can't believe this is the last book, it is all over, no more new Skulduggery. It… Read more
Armageddon Outta Here - The World of Skulduggery P&hellip by Derek Landy
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Must Have!, 3 Sep 2014
I got this when it first came out and got it signed by Derek at LFCC in July. But life has been crazy and I had a couple of other books I had to get through first so unfortunately this got put aside. But with the launch of Book 9 (The Dying of the Light - The FINAL book!) I knew I wanted to get stuck into this.

This is a collection of short stories - some are 4 or 5 pages and a couple of them are 20-40 pages. Some of them I had read before, such as the End of the World which came out on World Book Day a few years ago but I still re-read them and I loved them just as much.

I love collections like this, it gives you another side to the world and makes you feel more… Read more
Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan
Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan
5.0 out of 5 stars Delightful, 27 Aug 2014
I love Sarah Crossan, she's one of my favourite authors the Breathe series is totally amazing. So when I heard she had another book out I put a request in straight away.

Apple is thirteen years old and struggling to work out where she fits in, her mum walked out on her when she was very small and her Dad is focused on his new wife so Apple has grown up with her Grandmother. Things were going well, but her grandma is strict when it comes to going out, so she struggles to fit in at school and make friends.

When her mum walks back into her life it looks like things are going to turn around for her, cool mum, new freedom what could go wrong?

But things are never… Read more

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