Hunger by Michael Grant – Book Review

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It’s been three months since the beginning of the FAYZ  wall, which suddenly appeared  in Gone, and life isn’t getting easier for Sam, Astrid and the rest of Perdido Beach.

To make things worse, Caine’s group from Coates Academy  are constantly trying to cut of the power supply to the town, so they can leave Sam in complete darkness. However, that’s not the only type of darkness they should be worried about…

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

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Mikey is just your average teenager – he hangs out with his friends every weekend and hopes that he has the courage to ask a girl to the prom at the end of the year . He and his friends have never been the ones to fight the zombies and the soul-eating ghosts – that’s up to a group of people called the “Indie Kids”. Mikey soon finds out that even if you are not the “Chosen One” you should still try to find the extraordinary in your ordinary life.

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More Than This by Patrick Ness – Book Review


The boy is drowning. He’s fighting for his life, using every last bit of energy to keep his head above water. An incoming wave shoves him against a rock and in an instant, he’s dead.

Shortly after his death the boy wakes up. Thirsty, hungry and tired, but alive. As he discovers this desolate place that holds so many bad memories he starts to understand why he’s here and if this really is the end…

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Gone by Michael Grant – Book Review


Imagine a world where everybody fifteen and over suddenly disappears without warning.In Perdido Beach, California, exactly this has happened leaving all children fourteen years and younger fending for themselves. When some of the kids develop powers capable of much bigger things than they anticipated, it’s a matter of life or death when they are force to choose sides.

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The Kill Order by James Dashner – Book Review

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The Kill Order takes us back to the very beginning, thirteen years before The Maze Runner. The protagonists are swapped for Mark and Trina, who are on the run from the New York sun flares and have found themselves living in a small settlement near the small city of Ashville. They stay here until one fateful day when their lives change forever, thanks to an incurable disease known as the flare.

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Allegiant by Veronica Roth – Book Review


Allegiant is the third and final addition to the Divergent trilogy. The story opens with Tris in jail after revealing the secrets of the city in a video to the rest of the residents. When she is released she is recruited into the rebel group Allegiant, who are determined to overthrow the current leaders as well as exploring what is beyond the city. Chicago is no longer the place she knew, as riots are breaking out almost everywhere Tris looks. Is there anything out there? Can she trust anyone when her life is full of lies?

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Insurgent by Veronica Roth – Book Review


Insurgent brings the second installment of the Divergent trilogy. We return to the futuristic Chicago, where the factions’ differences are becoming apparent and a war is on the horizon.  Things have started to get harder for Tris Prior and her friends, so they decide to seek refuge in the Amity HQ, in fear of their lives as the Erudite leader Jeanine Mathews tries to hunt them down.  Being Divergent is now more dangerous than ever, so do Tris and Tobias have what it takes to bring down Erudite, and change the city for the better?

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Divergent by Veronica Roth – Book Review


In a futuristic Chicago, society is divided into five factions, based on personality. Sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior has a tough decision to make: she has to choose from the selfless Abnegation, her current faction, Amity, for the peaceful, Candor, for the honest, Dauntless, for the brave, or Erudite, for the intellectual. Everything is made harder for her when her aptitude test is inconclusive, meaning she is suitable for three factions and is therefore Divergent. Will she stay with her selfless family or live the life she has always dreamed of?

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The Death Cure by James Dashner – Book Review

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The Death Cure brings a thrilling end to The Maze Runner trilogy. After completing the Scorch Trials, Thomas finds himself in solitary confinement. Once again, Dr. Janson comes and explains everything to him and it isn’t good news. When he reveals that there is no cure for the Flare, Thomas doubts whether he can trust anyone. However, he is shocked when Dr. Janson tells Thomas that he doesn’t have the Flare, nor will ever catch the Flare. This can mean only one thing: Thomas is immune to the Flare. Without participation from Thomas, there may never be a cure. Who can he trust in this corrupt world? Will Thomas ever be able to live without the fear of WICKED?

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The Scorch Trials by James Dashner – Book Review

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In the second book in The Maze Runner trilogy we returned to where we left off in the previous book. Thomas thinks the trials are over after being rescued from the Glade. He’s right, but not for long. Soon, after being told by ‘Rat Man’ that they are all infected with the dreadful disease called the Flare, they are taken to the middle of Scorch, a barren and desolate landscape. Here they must journey to a ‘safe haven’ where they will find a cure for the terrible disease. Who can they trust? Will they ever be free of the Flare?

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