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There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins



A killer is slowly picking off students from Osborne High but how are they related to Makani, a girl who only came to town a year ago, running from a secret of her birthplace.

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Sigil Witchery: A Witch’s Guide to Crafting Magick Symbols by Laura Tempest Zakroff

A fantastic guide to using and creating sigils


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Doctor Who: Myths and Legends by Richard Dinnick

Mythology and the Time Lords mix as we hear the stories of the universes’ past.

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 The Waking Land by Callie Bates


Fourteen years ago King Antoine took Elanna hostage, when her father’s rebellion failed. On the king’s death she is accused of regicide and is forced back to her father’s side. He wants her to be the figure head for his new rebellion and use her magic to win the war.

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City of Circles by Jess Richards

A tightrope walker called Danu loses both her parents on the same day and she has to learn how to live without them.

Years later the circus she’s in travels to her birthplace which leads to desires she never realised she had.

Family, romance and a hint of magic.

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Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher


Okay, I’m just going to start with I thought it was good but I didn’t love it. I didn’t dislike it either, I’m just sort of ambivalent towards its. I watched the show before I read this – and had pretty much the same feeling – so I spent a lot of time comparing the two. Continue reading “Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher”

Hidden Universe Travel Guides by Marc Sumerak

Hidden Universe Travel Guides: The Marvel Cosmos: With Notes by the Guardians of the Galaxy by Marc Sumerak


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Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Caraval by Stephanie Garber
“The future knows what we desire, unless there is something greater in our path that chases us away.”
Scarlett has always dreamed of seeing Caraval, the once a year performance and compettiotion run by the elusive Legend. When she finally receives an invation she finds out it wasn’t what she thought.
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Shakespeare on Page and Stage: Selected Essays by Stanely Wells

Shakespeare on Page and Stage: Selected Essays by Stanely Wells





-Interesting essays

-Brought up some things that I hadn’t thought about



-It wasn’t around last year or any of my uni years

– Most of the essays just rehashing others’ works

-My edition wouldn’t let me read numbers (not the books fault though)

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