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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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