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A School for Unusual Girls [Book Review & Giveaway!]

A School for Unusual Girls [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: A School for Unusual Girls (Stranje House #1) Author: Kathleen Baldwin Publisher: Tor Teen Published Date: 19th May 2015 Rating: 4 stars       Synopsis: Welcome to Stranje House. It’s 1814. Napoleon is exiled on Elba. Europe is in shambles. Britain […]

Last Chance [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Last Chance [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: Last Chance (Rains #2) Author: Gregg Hurwitz Publisher: Tor Teen Published Date: 17th October 2017 Rating: 5 stars     Synopsis: The Rain brothers fight for the survival of humanity in Last Chance, the thrilling sequel to New York Times bestselling author […]

The Underground Railroad [Book Review]

The Underground Railroad [Book Review]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: The Underground Railroad Author: Colson Whitehead Publisher: Doubleday Books Published Date: 2nd August 2016 Rating: 3 stars     Synopsis: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora; an […]

Top 10: Things I Learned from Reading Every Day

Top 10: Things I Learned from Reading Every Day

Hey Catastrophes! In the month of August I created and did the #augreadchallenge on Twitter with a group of girls! The aim was to read 50 pages a day, which I didn’t realise was going to be a very big challenge indeed. I learned quite […]

Get the Hell Over It [Book Review]

Get the Hell Over It [Book Review]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: Get the Hell Over It Author: Sarah Beth Moore Publisher: New Leaf Writing Published Date: 1st September 2017 Rating: 3 stars *Thank you to the author for the review copy* Synopsis: Using your creative talents to build a lifestyle that’s unapologetically, delightfully, […]

A Song to Take the World Apart [Book Review & Giveaway!]

A Song to Take the World Apart [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: A Song to Take the World Apart Author: Zan Romanoff Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Published Date: 13th September 2016 Rating: 4 stars *Thank you to the author for the review copy* Synopsis: What if you could make someone love you back, […]

13 Little Blue Envelopes [Book Review & Giveaway!]

13 Little Blue Envelopes [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Hello there! Title: 13 Little Blue Envelopes Author: Maureen Johnson Publisher: HarperTeen Published Date: 23rd August 2005 Rating: 3 Stars   ——————————————————————————— Synopsis: Inside little blue envelope 1 are $1,000 and instructions to buy a plane ticket.In envelope 2 are directions to a specific London […]