Tag Archives | Patrick Ness

October 2015 Releases

Hello, readers! Once again, we’ve brought out the Upcoming Titles feature. This month we’re focusing a bit on spooky reads as October is HALLOWEEN MONTH! (Or at least that’s what all the stores tell us.) As always, this is by no means a comprehensive list of forthcoming releases, just a compilation of titles we think our readers (and our contributors!) would enjoy. Without further ado: October 6th Through the Dark (A Darkest Minds novella compilation) by […]

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The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

by Vanessa Di Gregorio — “The first thing you find out when yer dog learns to talk is that dogs don’t got nothing much to say.” You need to read this. No, really. READ THIS BOOK. Why? Well… Imagine always being able to hear everyone’s thoughts, at all times, fighting to drown each other out in a sea of endless Noise. Well, that’s what life is like in Prentisstown. Everyone in Prentisstown can hear each […]

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Best Books of 2011

It’s the last Friday of January, and in celebration of an incredible start to 2012, I thought we ought to take a look back at 2011. Or, to be more specific, the best books of 2011. There were some fantastic books that came out last year, and I think they deserve to be recognized for their awesomeness. So together with the rest of the Pub Crawl gals, we swapped our faves of last year and […]

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A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

“The monster showed up after midnight. As they do.” What a fantastic first line, right? I’ve spent a good thirty minutes staring at wordpress and wondering how I will be able to successfully put into words how much I loved this novel. There is something wonderfully poignant about it, real and authentic, painful and honest, and while I’m not sure I’ll be able to articulate it, I’ll try my hardest. Thirteen-year-old Conor lives with his […]

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