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Book Review: The Blood List by Sarah Naughton

Title:  The Blood List Author: Sarah Naughton Series:  Standalone Pages:  304 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Children's Books Date of Publication: 27th February, 2014 Source: Publisher* Synopsis from Goodreads: The year is 1646, tales of witches, murder and changelings are rife and a dark era is about to begin… Barnaby Nightingale is the perfect son; Strong, handsome, daring, everything his father wants him to be, and yet for his mother, Frances, he will never be the son she desires. Frances believes that her real son was taken from her as a baby by the local village folk who believed him to be a changeling, and Barnaby left in his place. Constantly disappointing his mother, Barnaby is spoiled by his father and despised by his younger brother, Abel. But when the beautiful and mysterious Naomi catches Barnaby's attention his world is thrown into chaos as superstition and dark folklore take hold of the small village and Naomi is accused of being a witch. Fear and

February 2014

Another month is over - this year is going so quickly already! I've managed to read lots of books this month, however the reviewing has slowed down significantly... Ahh well, it seems you cannot have everything! Now, onto the books!       1. Top Girls by Caryl Churchill 2. The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith 3. Double Crossed by Ally Carter 4. Uncommon Criminals by Ally Carter 5. Echo Boy by Matt Haig 6. Perfect Scoundrels by Ally Carter 7. Fangirl   by Rainbow Rowell 8. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 9. The Blood List by Sarah Naughton Top Girls and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde were read for school, and while I absolutely despise  Top Girls and loathe it with every sense of my being, it's for coursework so I have to suffer through it. I was pleasantly surprised by Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde though, it's actually a good read. As you can probably tell I've read a lot of Ally Carter - I've caugh