The Last of Us by Rob Ewing

Rob Ewing’s The Last of Us is an interesting take on the apocalyptic genre, populated almost entirely by children. This in and of itself gives the novel a fresh and unique feel, while adding an additional element of peril – these children would barely be equipped to take care of themselves under the best of […]

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Pottermore Presents by J.K. Rowling

Pottermore has always been a poor substitute for “The Scottish Book” – the Harry Potter encyclopedia J.K. Rowling once planned to write. Don’t get me wrong, I love the Sorting and wand choosing elements of Pottermore hugely, mostly for the repeated affirmation that I am a total and utter Ravenclaw nerd. But the rest of […]

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The Loving Husband by Christobel Kent

In the post-Gone Girl world, it seems that “for fans of Gillian Flynn” might as well usurp “domestic thriller” as a genre. I can picture the library signs now: “Young Adult”, “Horror”, “Crime”, and there, nestled in the far corner by the coffee machine, “For Fans of Gillian Flynn”. The Loving Husband is no Gone […]

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