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The Mask Falling by Samantha Shannon | Review

Paige Mahoney has eluded death again. Snatched from the jaws of captivity and consigned to a safe house in the Scion Citadel of Paris, she finds herself caught between those factions that seek Scion’s downfall and those who would kill... Continue Reading →

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Iron Heart by Nina Varela Review | Blog Tour

Thank you so much to Shealea from Caffeine Book Tours for selecting me to be part of this blog tour! I read Crier's War earlier on this year and it immediately became a new favourite of mine so I was... Continue Reading →

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The Stonewall Reader, edited by the NYPL | Review

June 28, 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which is considered the most significant event in the gay liberation movement, and the catalyst for the modern fight for LGBTQ rights in the United States. Drawing from the... Continue Reading →

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October Wrap Up | 2022

Here is my October wrap up! 1. SPQR by Mary Beard I've owned SPQR for ages, but as it's quite a chunky work of nonfiction, I only recently picked it up as an audiobook. I've studied the late Roman Republic... Continue Reading →

September Wrap Up | 2022

September flew by so quickly! Overall I managed to read 6 books - a mixture of classics that I read for my English class, and nonfiction I picked up in my own time. 1. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad... Continue Reading →

August TBR | 2022

I had an incredible reading month in July! I definitely won't read as much in August because I'm going back to university, but that's okay. I have a few short books I want to read at the beginning of the... Continue Reading →

July Wrap Up | 2022

I'm back with (hopefully) consistent wrap ups! I had an amazing reading month this July, and I read 21 books. I got home on the 2nd, so all month I've had access to my bookshelves for the first time since... Continue Reading →

August Wrap Up | 2022

1. Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert I really enjoyed Talia Hibbert's preceding books in the Brown sisters series, so I definitely wanted to read Eve Brown. This is very much a grumpy x sunshine book and it... Continue Reading →

The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak | Review

Two teenagers, a Greek Cypriot and a Turkish Cypriot, meet at a taverna on the island they both call home. In the taverna, hidden beneath garlands of garlic, chili peppers and creeping honeysuckle, Kostas and Defne grow in their forbidden... Continue Reading →

Count Your Lucky Stars by Alexandria Bellefleur | Review

Margot Cooper doesn’t do relationships. She tried and it blew up in her face, so she’ll stick with casual hookups, thank you very much. But now her entire crew has found "the one" and she’s beginning to feel like a fifth wheel. And then... Continue Reading →

Carrie Soto Is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid | Review

Carrie Soto is fierce, and her determination to win at any cost has not made her popular. But by the time she retires from tennis, she is the best player the world has ever seen. She has shattered every record... Continue Reading →

Wild and Wicked Things by Francesca May | Review

In the aftermath of World War I, a naive woman is swept into a glittering world filled with dark magic, romance, and murder in this lush and decadent debut. On Crow Island, people whisper, real magic lurks just below the... Continue Reading →

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