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The Silver Tower (The Silver Tower Saga Book 1) by Colee Firman
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Star, 26 Jun 2014
I'm a big fan of Colee Firman's 'Unbinding Fate' series and knew I enjoyed her writing style. The Silver Tower did not disappoint.

So Sophie, our protagonist, is running herself into exhaustion while trying to live up to her parents expectations and enduring antagonism from her siblings. She looks set to graduate top of her class, until she is Hailed to Bert in the local mall. Two trainee Collectors, a lost compass and an almost car accident later, Sophie is sneaking a total stranger into her room.

Leo, the stranger in question, witnessed her lose her compass and returned it to her. But as with any intriguing story, Leo is more involved in the situation than it at… Read more
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
5.0 out of 5 stars a side effect, 21 May 2014
To measure time in increments of infinity, to notice the universe, to acknowledge Entropy and the irrevocable finality of death, and to incorporate them all so beautifully into a faultless tale of Great Love - the epic kind that draws its energy from the ethos and takes up residence in the hearts of those enviable individuals lucky enough to find it, and feel it, and welcome it into their lives; the kind of love that lives on when they've gone, their hearts no longer beating, and the energy seeping back to the ethos, ready and waiting to be absorbed in the hearts of new lovers, reused, recycled, revitalised and eternal - now that, I deem to declare, is the mark of a true literary genius. I… Read more
Roman (Saints and Sinners) by Kennedy Streath
Roman (Saints and Sinners) by Kennedy Streath
5.0 out of 5 stars Intense..., 10 May 2014
Sixteen year old Theresa Jane (TJ) has just lost her mother, the mother she chose to live with when she was only five. With a father who has been absent for the majority of her childhood, and a mother who would make a deal with the devil for her own selfish gains, TJ has depended on her elder brother Anton (Tony) as family. Yet, now she's been forced to return to the old clapboard two story farmhouse of her father's, and Tony's departure is imminent. She makes him one promise, to stay away from the Rincon Kid... Roman.
I knew I'd love this book after the first page. Kennedy's voice is deep, intense, so take this book as it is; a vein opened and a soul bled onto the page. It draws you… Read more