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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[Currently Reading] 20/09 ๐Ÿง›โšฐ๏ธ

I haven't done a reading update in a while, mostly because I haven't been reading very much recently. Now I'm back at work and have a schedule again I should be able to maintain my reading habits. As far as I'm concerned as soon as it hits September 1st Halloween has already started. So in …

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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! โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜… In this volume we had more Drama club โœจdramaโœจ 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. โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜… 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. โ˜…โ˜…โ˜… 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

โ€œMy name is Uhtred. I am the son of Uhtred, who was the son of Uhtred and his father was also called Uhtred. My fatherโ€™s clerk, a priest called Beocca, spelt it Utred.โ€ 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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[Review] The Citrine Key (Dragon Spirits #0.5) – L.L. MacRae

A thief, an ice dragon and an ancient artefact? Yes, please! This was a wonderful novella, jampacked with action and adventure. Definitely worth a read if you're thinking of picking up the first book in the Dragon Spirits series next year. I'm super excited and looking forward to it! The Citrine Key is available for …

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[Review] Ready Player Two – Ernest Cline: Bland and Disappointing ๐ŸŽฎ

Ready Player Two is easily the most underwhelming book I've read this year. Release Date: 24 November 2020Genre: Science FictionPages: 384Available formats: Hardback, eBook and Audiobook. โ˜… An unexpected quest. Two worlds at stake. Are you ready? Days after Oasis founder James Halliday's contest, Wade Watts makes a discovery that changes everything. Hidden within Halliday's …

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[Review] Palom by L.L. McNeil

A landscape scarred by hate. Shadows rising from the ashes.One man desperate to change his fate. Linaria's devastation worsens as dragons turn against survivors in retribution for Aciel slaying their kin and stealing their power. Palom - hero and creator of the dragon-forged weapons that thwarted Aciel - is overwhelmed by guilt for failing to …

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[Review] The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

Genre: DystopiaPages: 528Available formats: Hardback, Audiobook, eBook โ˜…โ˜…โ˜… It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capital, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard times, its …

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