Review || The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly – Stephanie Oakes

Disturbing | Horrifying | Beautiful “I am a blood soaked girl.” This is a tale of horror, desperation…but also hope. The story follows seventeen-year-old Minnow Bly, a girl who was raised by a secret religious cult that existed outside the rules and norms of society. They took everything from her: her family, a chance at […]

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Music.

‘Where words fail, music speaks’. – Hans Christian Anderson What word would best describe my music taste? If I wanted to be brief I would probably say eclectic, but it is usually a mix of indie, alternative and rock. Sometimes I can also be in the mood for classical and movie soundtracks. Basically if a […]

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Autumn TBR

I love planning. I love making lists of all the stuff that I need to do and then ticking them off…or…not doing them at all! So as expected, when it came to reading my monthly TBR, I failed miserably. I was either being over-ambitious or else I wasn’t in the mood to read those particular […]

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Review || Vengeance Road- Erin Bowman

Raw | Bloody | Thrilling Revenge is worth its weight in gold.  I came for vengeance and stayed for the gold. That’s what this book is made of. Pure Gold. The story follows eighteen-year-old Kate Thompson back in the Wild West, who set out to avenge her father’s death, disguised as a boy. It was […]

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I. Favourite Quotes

Your favourite book quotes stay with you forever. They can be simple words of advice or a perfectly thought out knee-slapper. Words of inspiration or unvarnished revelations about the difficulties of life. Words that remind you of the most beautiful and sentimental moments in the book that you want to cherish forever. They paint a perfect […]

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Rereading Books

“There’s nothing wrong with reading a book you love over and over. When you do, the words get inside you, become a part of you, in a way that words in a book you’ve read only once can’t.” ― Gail Carson Levine, Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly I love rereading books like many other […]

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Review || The Golem and the Djinni – Helene Wecker

Diverse | Whimsical | Enchanting  Legends. Heroes. Magic. Who doesn’t love them in a story, especially in one written by the wonderful Helen Wecker? She has created a very realistic fairy-tale for adults that leaves you wanting more.  The story follows two main characters who appear to be very ordinary but are undeniably extraordinary. Chava […]

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