Book Reviews

Review: The Girl the Sea Gave Back // Vikings, battles, and foretelling the future

Author: Adrienne Young Genre: YA fantasy Pages: 311 Edition: Advanced FC Rating: 4 stars TWs: Violence, domestic abuse, gore, blood, on-page death For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found her washed ashore as a child and use her for her gift as a Truthtongue. Her… Continue reading Review: The Girl the Sea Gave Back // Vikings, battles, and foretelling the future

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Top Ten Tuesday // Weird, wacky, and wonderful book titles

op Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme: October 15: Extraordinary Book Titles I didn’t post last Tuesday because… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Weird, wacky, and wonderful book titles

Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog tour: Angel Mage // Rich in magic, action, and angelic intervention

Today is my stop on the Angel Mage blog tour and I’m excited to be sharing my review of Garth Nix’s new novel. More than a century has passed since Liliath crept into the empty sarcophagus of Saint Marguerite, fleeing the Fall of Ystara. But she emerges from her magical sleep still beautiful, looking no… Continue reading Blog tour: Angel Mage // Rich in magic, action, and angelic intervention

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Top Ten Tuesday // My fantasy-heavy Fall TBR

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme: September 24: Books On My Fall 2019 TBR Oh man. I… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // My fantasy-heavy Fall TBR

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Top Ten Tuesday // Books I’m procrastinating on reading

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: September 10: Books On My TBR I’m Avoiding Reading and… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Books I’m procrastinating on reading

TBRs and Wrap ups

September 2019 TBR // Autumn, audiobooks, and ‘big hitters’

A September, my fateful foe. I like September itself, but I don’t like what it heralds: the end of summer. Summer is my favourite season, so when the nights start to cut in and it gets colder, I’m just a sad bean. (I want to be warm all the time and to be able to wear… Continue reading September 2019 TBR // Autumn, audiobooks, and ‘big hitters’

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Top Ten Tuesday // Tropes I’m 100% here for

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: August 20: Favorite Tropes Some tropes, I’m really not fussed… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Tropes I’m 100% here for

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Top Ten Tuesday // Fantasy and contemporary settings I need in my life

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: July 23: Settings I’d Like to See More Of (Or… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Fantasy and contemporary settings I need in my life

TBRs and Wrap ups

June 2019 Wrap Up // Reading with pride

June was a great month for many reasons: PRIDE I went on holiday It was my birthday I started my Scribd free trial (AUDIOBOOKS) It was a busy, vibrant month and probably my favourite month of the year so far. I read 6 books during June and all except Wicked Fox (which I’d started at… Continue reading June 2019 Wrap Up // Reading with pride