Top Ten 2016 Releases I Meant to Read But Didn’t Get To

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

This week I’ll be talking about the Top Ten 2016 releases that I meant to read but didn’t get to but I definitely plan to… eventually πŸ˜… We’re all very familiar with that feeling of adding a book to our TBR (whether it be physical or a to buy list) and just never get around to reading it. Will the book ever be read?! Who knows, only time will tell.

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Review: Cress

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13206828BOOK REVIEW: Cress (The Lunar Chronicles #3)
by Marissa Meyer
Publication date: 6 February 2014
Publisher:
Puffin Books

Buy it: Angus & Robertson – Book Depository – Booktopia

Cinder / Scarlet

Goodreads: In this third book in Marissa Meyer’s bestselling Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they’re plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and prevent her army from invading Earth.

Their best hope lies with Cress, a girl trapped on a satellite since childhood who’s only ever had her netscreens as company. All that screen time has made Cress an excellent hacker. Unfortunately, she’s being forced to work for Queen Levana, and she’s just received orders to track down Cinder and her handsome accomplice.

When a daring rescue of Cress goes awry, the group is splintered. Cress finally has her freedom, but it comes at a higher price than she’d ever expected. Meanwhile, Queen Levana will let nothing prevent her marriage to Emperor Kai, especially the cyborg mechanic. Cress, Scarlet, and Cinder may not have signed up to save the world, but they may be the only hope the world has.

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Review: Yellow

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25698127BOOK REVIEW: Yellow
by Megan Jacobson
Publication date: 1 February 2016
Publisher: Penguin Teen Australia

Buy it: Angus & Robertson – Book Depository – Booktopia

Goodreads: If fourteen-year-old Kirra is having a mid-life crisis now, then it doesn’t bode well for her life expectancy. Her so-called friends bully her, whatever semblance of a mother she had has been drowned at the bottom of a gin bottle ever since her dad left them for another woman, and now a teenage ghost is speaking to her through a broken phone booth. Kirra and the ghost make a pact. She’ll prove who murdered him almost twenty years ago if he does three things for her. He makes her popular, he gets her parents back together, and he doesn’t haunt her. Things aren’t so simple however, and Kirra realises that people can be haunted in more ways than one.

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Fight Like a Girl: My Loot Crate Dream Crate

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We live in a world where we have a variety of choices at our disposal when it comes to subscription boxes. But what if you could create your own? From choosing the theme to selectingΒ each item that goes into the box. Well Loot Crate has been reaching out to fans to share what their very own “Dream Crate” would be.

If you aren’t familiar, Loot Crate is a subscription box service which provides monthly boxes filled with 4-6 geek and gaming items that fit the theme of the month. As well as the original Loot Crate, they also have more specific boxes such as Loot Anime, Loot Pets, Loot Wear and Loot Gaming.

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Review: Prince’s Gambit

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24706448BOOK REVIEW: Prince’s Gambit (Captive Prince #2)
by C.S. Pacat
Publication date: 24 June 2015
Publisher: Viking: Penguin

Buy it: Angus & Robertson – Book Depository – Booktopia

Captive Prince

Goodreads: With their countries on the brink of war, Damen and his new master Prince Laurent must exchange the intrigues of the palace for the sweeping might of the battlefield as they travel to the border to avert a lethal plot. Forced to hide his identity, Damen finds himself increasingly drawn to the dangerous, charismatic Laurent. But as the fledgling trust between the two men deepens, the truth of secrets from both their pasts is poised to deal them the crowning death blow…

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