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Huge January Book Haul 2-Bookstore Discounts

Hello again~ So yes, I’m back again with another book haul. I seriously have a problem, I’ve bought so many! I honestly don’t have any space for books at the moment, but I just can’t seem to stop growing my collection. It doesn’t help that I still have my bookish discount from my job (which… Continue reading Huge January Book Haul 2-Bookstore Discounts

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Review: Red Rising

Title: Red Rising Author: Pierce Brown Genre: Dystopian, Sci-fi Pages: 382 Published: 2014 Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Format: Paperback Acquired: Bought in my local bookstore Rating: ★★★★★ [4.5] Book Blurb:: The Earth is dying. Darrow is a Red, a miner in the interior of Mars. His mission is to extract enough precious elements to one… Continue reading Review: Red Rising

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Review: Caraval

Title: Caraval Author: Stephanie Garber Genre: YA, fantasy Pages: 402 Published: 31st January 2017 (UK) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Format: Paperback Proof copy Acquired: Leftover proof from work Rating: ★★★★☆ Book Blurb:: Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year, five-day performance where… Continue reading Review: Caraval

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Childhood books I wish I still owned

Hello everyone! 🙂 Honestly I’ve always loved reading. When I was kid I took full advantage of the classroom bookshelves, and in high school I would always pick up books from the libraries at the end of the day. I would always find time to read, and I loved being that kid who filled up… Continue reading Childhood books I wish I still owned

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Review: Simon Vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Title: Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda Author: Becky Albertalli Genre: YA, contemporary, LGBT, romance Pages: 303 Published: 2015 (UK) Publisher: Penguin Format: Paperback Acquired: Bought at my work’s bookstore Rating: ★★★★☆   Book Blurb:: Simon Spier is sixteen and trying to work out who he is- and what he’s looking for. But when one… Continue reading Review: Simon Vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda

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January Haul Part 1: Amazon treasures

Hello hello! So the year has only just started and I’ve already got a book haul for you. I do prefer buying my books in actual bookstores, as I love browsing and choosing the perfect book (there is only so much you can see of a book by looking online). However, Amazon is a great… Continue reading January Haul Part 1: Amazon treasures

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Review: Metaltown

Title: Metaltown Author: Kristen Simmons Genre: YA, steampunk fantasy, dystopian Pages: 378 Published: 20th September 2016 (US) Publisher: Tor Teen Format: Hardback Acquired: Received in October’s Fairyloot box! Rating: ★★★★☆ [3.5]   Book Blurb:: The rules of Metaltown are simple: work hard, keep your head down, and watch your back. You look out for number one,… Continue reading Review: Metaltown