The Girl With All the Gifts / M. R. Carey

The Girl With All the Gifts / M. R. Carey

Title: The Girl With All the Gifts Author: M. R. Carey Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Dystopian Publisher: Orbit, June 19th 2014 (first published January 14th 2014) Pages: 461 Synopsis: Melanie is a very special girl. Dr Caldwell calls her "our little genius." Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun [...]

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Winter TBR 2016

Winter TBR 2016

Winter is a time when frost clings to the grass every morning and peppermint becomes everyone's favorite flavor. Cozy socks are a huge must for me this time of year. I spend my days inside, away from the cold and excitement of the holidays. I often read a lot of books.  This year, I was [...]

NaNoWriMo / Week One

NaNoWriMo / Week One

Today, I had the luxury of spending the morning at home, a steaming cup of tea beside my laptop, the rare appearance of sunlight filtering through my bedroom window. I was facing the dreaded blank screen. A fresh day. A fresh page. A fresh chapter. I thought about something Daniel José Older, author of the [...]

Midnights

Midnights

It’s dim in the back parking lot of the high school. Their shapes move together, pushing and pulling each other until they reach the perimeter of bushes. With the parking lot at their backs, they stop to catch their breath. Noah’s heart is hammering against the curve of his ribs, his breath billowing from between [...]