[Reviews]: ‘Daisy Jones & The Six’ by Taylor Jenkins Reid (ARC)

“Passion is . . . it's fire. And fire is great, man. But we're made of water. Water is how we keep living. Water is what we need to survive.” For a while, Daisy Jones & The Six were everywhere. Their albums were on every turntable, they sold out arenas from coast to coast, their …

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[Reviews] ‘ The Winter of the Witch’ by Katherine Arden (ARC) / A Few Reasons Why I Love the Winternight Trilogy

"I will ride the world, in between times, through the farthest countries of dark and day." One girl can make a difference...  Moscow is in flames, leaving its people searching for answers - and someone to blame. Vasilisa, a girl with extraordinary gifts, must flee for her life, pursued by those who blame their misfortune …

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[Yearly Wrap-Up] My Top Ten Favourite Reads of 2018

Yo yo bookworms (and hiss hiss booksnakes, if you're a cool Slytherin), the end is nigh. You may be cramming these last few hours in an attempt to meet your reading goal (good luck, if that's the case); or, like me, you might have already completed your reading goal, and possibly gone far beyond (ahem, …

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[Top 10] Ten Reasons to read the ‘And I Darken’ Trilogy by Kiersten White

Looking for a good new series to start in the new year, and you're not exactly sure what? Well, I have some news for you! I've recently finished the And I Darken trilogy (sometimes called the Conquerors trilogy), and I insist everyone read it. Seriously. Let me list the ways: 1. The covers. The US …

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[Reviews] ‘The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein’ by Kiersten White

Elizabeth Lavenza hasn't had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from her "caregiver," and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streets . . . until she is brought to the home of Victor Frankenstein, an unsmiling, solitary boy who has everything--except a friend. Victor is …

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[Swift Reviews] ‘The Light Between Worlds’ by Laura E. Weymouth

Six years ago, Evelyn and Philippa Hapwell were swept from war-torn England and into a woodland fantasy kingdom. Now back in the real world, eldest sister Philippa is relieved, but Evelyn is grieving for the magical place she called home. When she goes missing, Philippa must confront the truth of what happened to them, and …

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[Swift Reviews] ‘Blood and Sand’ by C.V. Wyk

"She wanted to run and run until her breath was spent, until the ashes of her bones mingled with those of her people." Roma Victrix. The Republic of Rome is on a relentless march to create an empire―an empire built on the backs of the conquered, brought back to Rome as slaves. Attia was once …

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