Pages no: 437
, Book Club
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Young Adult Contemporary
This is a lovely coming of age story that struck a personal note with me. I will admit that though the writing is beautiful, the story was confusing at first. Mostly because it's two stories that eventually become one. I went back after finishing the book to re-read the first chapters. I related ver...
It took me much longer than I expected to get into this one. I kept seeing awesome rave reviews all over goodreads so I thought it would blow me away from the first page, but it took a while for me to make sense of the multiple narratives and how it all fit together. Once the pieces started falling ...
Taylor Markham is seventeen, and has lived at the boarding school by Jellicoe Road since she was abandoned by her mother when she was eleven. She's just reluctantly accepted the post as leader for her house (boarding school dorm - think Harry Potter), which means caring for the well-being of the you...
4.5 stars. This was my journey reading Jellicoe Road...A few chapters in- Did I pick a dystopian novel by accident?A few more chapters in- What is up with the territories and cadets and townies?Further in- Finally I understand. I think...Shortly after that I felt like I was punched in the gut and l...
I don't even know where to start with this review if I'm being honest. I'd read a few reviews on it and as it had such a high rating, I thought "yeah, why not?" Baring in mind that there has been a few books that I've read that I thought really didn't deserve their high rating. But that could just b...
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