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YALC 2017 Bumper Post/ Haul

Well hello, everyone! How are we all doing? I have quite a large (but exciting) post for you today, as last Friday (28th July) I went to The Young Adult Literature Convention, or YALC! πŸ™‚ This is an annual YA event hosted in London, UK, at the end of July. It is a 3-day convention… Continue reading YALC 2017 Bumper Post/ Haul

Books · Reviews

Review: A Shadow Bright and Burning

Title: A Shadow Bright and Burning Author: Jessica Cluess Genre: YA, historical fantasy Pages: 404 Published: 20th September 2016 Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Format: Hardback Acquired: Bought from Amazon Rating: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜† [3.5]   Book Blurb:: Henrietta can burst into flames. Forced to reveal her power to save a friend, she’s shocked when instead of… Continue reading Review: A Shadow Bright and Burning

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Review: Blackwing

Title: Blackwing Author: Ed McDonald Genre: Fantasy, Grimdark Pages: 435 Published: 27th July 2017 (UK) Publisher: Gollancz Format: Paperback (ARC) Acquired: Received at OrionBlogFest event Rating: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜†   Book Blurb:: The Misery is a wasteland: a dangerous, corrupted frontier between the Republic and the Deep Kings. When traitors, thieves and spies try to flee they… Continue reading Review: Blackwing

Bookishness · Books · Hauls

Spring/Summer Book Haul

Well, hello there! So I’m back with one of my favourite type of posts: a book haul. Now, before you start telling me off as I saidΒ I was supposed to stop buying too many books, this is actually a cumulative book haul since April! Compared to the number of books I was buying when I… Continue reading Spring/Summer Book Haul

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Review: Song of the Current

Title: Song of the Current Author: Sarah Tolcser Genre: YA, fantasy Pages: 373 Published: 6th June 2017 Publisher: Bloomsbury Format: ARC paperback Acquired: Free copy via work Rating: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜†β˜†   Book Blurb:: Caro is destined for the river. All she needs is for the river god to whisper her name. So when pirates burn ships… Continue reading Review: Song of the Current

Anticipated Releases · Bookishness · Books

July 2017 Anticipated Releases!

Hello everyone- how are you all doing? So, as you may be aware by now, each month I highlight around 5-10 new releases that I am looking forward to. July is no exception and, gosh, there were so many options! There are tonnes of new books being published this month, which gets me so excited!… Continue reading July 2017 Anticipated Releases!

Bookishness · Books · Wrap-Ups

June Wrap-Up// July TBR!

Why hello everyone– how are you all doing? So, I’m kinda freaking out at how quickly this year is going. I mean, June did feel rather long and never-ending, however it still surprised me when I realised we’re now in July, and in full-on summer! I’m not ready- I’m still in my winter body! Life-wise… Continue reading June Wrap-Up// July TBR!

Books · Reviews

Review: The Hundredth Queen

Title: The Hundredth Queen Author: Emily R. King Genre: YA, fantasy, romance Pages: 302 Published: 1st June 2017 Publisher: Skyscape Format: Ebook Acquired: Bought off Amazon (Kindle First offer) Rating: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜† [3.5]   Goodreads Synopsis:: As an orphan ward of the Sisterhood, eighteen-year-old Kalinda is destined for nothing more than a life of seclusion and… Continue reading Review: The Hundredth Queen