I haven’t finished a book since June… A mental health chat

Well this is a little embarrassing for a book dragon to admit but like the title suggests I've really been struggling to read anything for the past few months. My mental health has been in the toilet this year, especially since August/September and I had a bit of a 'wobble' in October. Because of this …

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Read-a-long announcement: Vicious by V.E. Schwab

This month I'm doing a read-a-long with one of my bookstagram friends! @thebatcavehasalibrary and I will be reading Vicious by V.E. Schwab over the next two weeks. V.E. Schwab is one of my favourite authors and Vicious is my favourite book of all time, I think I've read it cover to cover three or four …

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[Review] BEASTARS Volume 2 by Paru Itagaki

I couldn't stop myself from jumping straight into Volume 2 and I loved it! β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… In this volume we had more Drama club ✨drama✨ The chapters are definitely a faster pace than the anime but that works well here as Itagaki's art style is so good at showing the reader the character's true emotions. Legoshi …

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[Review] BEASTARS Volume 1 by Paru Itagaki

BEASTARS might be one of my new favourite series! I watched the anime earlier this year and really enjoyed it so I decided to pick up the manga. β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Volume 1 was great. I love Itagaki's unique art style, it's very different to a lot of other manga I've read. It's very subtle, in particular …

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[Review] Raven Volume 1: Nemisis by Mathieu Lauffray

(Thank you to NetGalley and Europe Comics for sending me an eARC to review). Raven is a swashbuckling adventure comic, perfect for fans of Pirates of the Caribbean. β˜…β˜…β˜… The reader is immediately through into the middle of an epic ship v ship battle at sea before being introduced to our MC. Raven is known …

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[Review] Dracula by Bram Stoker

As far as I'm concerned Halloween starts September 1st! I decided to kick off this year's spooky season by reading several classic vampire novels, starting with Dracula! From Count Dracula crawling down castle walls to climbing the 199 steps up to Whitby Abbey, Dracula is a dark and terrifying story from start to finish. Despite …

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The Last Kingdom – Book vs TV Series

β€œMy name is Uhtred. I am the son of Uhtred, who was the son of Uhtred and his father was also called Uhtred. My father’s clerk, a priest called Beocca, spelt it Utred.” This post contains my feelings and thoughts on the differences between the book (by Bernard Cornwell) and the TV series (produced by …

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[Review] Expanded Companion Guide: World of Linaria Part 1 by L.L. McNeil

Last night I stayed up until 2:30am so I could finish reading Moroda by L.L. McNeil and I've been exhausted all day because of it! No regrets though as it was fantastic! I'll be posting a full review sometime this week but I wanted to give some love to the amazing World of Linaria series …

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