Book Review: Dyed Souls by Gary Santorella

Book Cover Dyed Souls by Gary Santorella

I have a wonderful YA book review here on Joyful Antidotes today. A wonderful coming-of-age story, albeit one with a heavy tinge of sadness. Let’s crack on. Blurb Dyed Souls* by Gary Santorella is set in the 1980s and is told from the viewpoint of 13-year-old Charlie. Charlie is an intelligent but troubled teenage boy […]

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Book Review: Foam on the Crest of Waves by Silke Stein

Foam on the Crest of Wavs Silke Stein

Did you ever go into a book expecting one thing and come out with something completely different? I did recently and I’m so glad it happened because this book was so much more than I originally thought. Enjoy the review! Blurb Foam on the Crest of Waves* by Silke Stein is set in a small fishing […]

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Book Review: Melissa and Kasho by Camilla Chance

Book Review Melissa and Kasho

Something very different from my last crime book review is this charming coming-of-age story. Let’s get into it! Blurb Melissa and Kasho* by Camilla Chance introduces us to Melissa, a shy teenage girl who doesn’t fit into the harsh high society she was born. The only person she feels who understands her is Kasho. The […]

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Book Review: Aaru: Halls of Hel by David Meredith

Who’s ready for a sequel? I love a good sequel and getting immersed in a new series is one of the best things about this book blogger life. Today, I’m heading back to Aaru, that wonderful dystopian universe I introduced you to some months ago. Aaru: Halls of Hel by David Meredith brings us back […]

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Book Review: Aaru by David Meredith

Book Review: Aaru by David Meredith

Guys, I really can’t believe how much more I am enjoying Young Adult books. Sci-fi/dystopian books are also creeping up my like-o-metre (totally made up that word). If there is one thing I am grateful to Joyful Antidotes for it is for opening up my range of reading genres. Emotional outburst aside, I would like […]

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Book Review: To Die To Live by Jason Hershey

This book deals with a lot of themes: friendship, loss, grief, embracing life. And, like many similar stories, it is sprinkled with inspiration and motivation. Sounds like thousands of other books out there, you might say? But this book is different; it is special.

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