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Review: Foul Lady Fortune by Chloe Gong

When I tell you I SQUEALED when this book dropped through my letterbox, please know it was so loud my husband thought something was wrong. I was lucky enough to receive an ARC of Chloe Gong’s debut work These Violent Delights back in 2020 and I haven’t known peace since. In the duology, Gong recreates…

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Review: Babel by R.F. Kuang

The empire’s still standing. Babel’s still there. The sun rises, and Britain’s still got her claws everywhere in the world, and silver keeps flowing in without end. None of this matters. Page 218 I can only start this review by stating that Babel is truly the cleverest book I’ve ever read. I’ve seen this book…

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Weekly Magic: July 5th 2022.

Over and over again I tell my friends ‘next month will be quieter’, and it never is. Life feels like it’s barreling by right now, no rest for the wicked and all that… The weather has been perfect for lots of beachfront cycles recently. In the summer months you aren’t allowed to cycle on the…

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Books I Read In June

June has been a slow but steady reading month, I feel like I’ve spent a lot of time reading but haven’t *actually* read all that much. Still, what I have read has been EXCELLENT, so let’s crack on shall we. Stargazer by Laurie Petrou Gifted by publishers. I’ve already done a full review on this one so I’ll…

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Review: Stargazer By Laurie Petrou

I love books like this! My go to, not fantasy, summer recs are always character heavy books about slightly unhinged 20-something women. Stargazer was pitched to me as a dark and twisty coming of age story where two girls blur the line between friendship and obsession as their relationship becomes more and more toxic. This…

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Books I Read in May

May has been SUCH a fun reading month. I’m definitely a mood reader at the best of times, but I’ve really followed my heart this month, and read whatever strikes my fancy. It’s been a good month! Links are affiliate. When Women Were Dragons – Kelly Barnhill* I worked with the publishers of this book to create…

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My Favourite YA Fantasy Standalone Author’s

It feels like most of the YA Fantasy genre these days is sweeping three novel arcs, where you either have to wait a year plus between each book, or wait until they’re all out to binge them in a week. It’s fun, but sometimes you want to dip in and out of a world, a…

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Review: For The Throne by Hannah Whitten

For The Wolf was one of my favourite 2021 reads, if you haven’t read it yet where have you been?! Now’s the time to get to it though, as the sequel For The Throne hits bookshelves June 9th. I was lucky enough to read an early copy, and you know I loved it just as…

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