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ARC Book Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

ARC Book Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

Book Reviews | September 18, 2015

Oh man. Ever since my first encounter with Patrick Ness, I’ve known I can count on him to deliver smart, original, and compassionate diverse books. But this one basically took it to a whole new level. The Rest of Us Just Live Here made me laugh, sigh, and put tears in my eyes. Whether you’re a contemporary or […]

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The Keys to My Heart #5: Surprises Under the Cover

The Keys to My Heart #5: Surprises Under the Cover

Uncategorized | February 27, 2014

This is a periodic discussion feature here at Snuggly Oranges about the bookish things that steal my heart. #5. Surprises Under the Cover I know it’s been FOREVER since I’ve done one of these happier discussion posts, but with recent book purchases I got inspired and just HAD to write about this. I definitely prefer physical books to e-books. Although […]

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Top Ten Dystopias I Could/Couldn’t Handle

Top Ten Dystopias I Could/Couldn’t Handle

Uncategorized | January 28, 2014

This is a meme from The Broke and the Bookish. For info about the topics and how to participate, click here. Today I thought I’d give my own little twist to this topic. Because – worlds I wouldn’t want to live in? That’s obviously going to be dystopias. But while there are some truly fearsome dystopias out there that I […]

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Book Review: More Than This by Patrick Ness

Book Review: More Than This by Patrick Ness

Book Reviews | November 29, 2013

More Than This was introduced to me as being a dystopia. As I started reading, I was puzzled. It wasn’t a dystopia until past halfway into the book. All along the way I was asking myself, “Well then, how would you describe it?” I couldn’t answer my own question. Because More Than This is precisely that unique. There’s […]

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Book Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Book Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Book Reviews | October 14, 2013

*sigh* The hype machine strikes again. I don’t know what it was this time, but… nope. Judging by all the four and five star ratings from my friends on Goodreads, I was kind of expecting my mind to be blown. I was told I would need tissues. Instead, I reached the last page and just had a blank […]

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