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    review; the sword of kaigen

    Title: The Sword Of KaigenSeries: A Theonite War StoryAuthor: M.L. WangGenre: Adult, fantasyType: E-bookPublisher: M.L. Wang A mother struggling to repress her violent past,A son struggling to grasp his violent future,A father blind to the danger that threatens them all. When the winds of war reach their peninsula, will the Matsuda family have the strength to defend their empire? Or will they tear each other apart before the true enemies even reach their shores? High on a mountainside at the edge of the Kaigenese Empire live the most powerful warriors in the world, superhumans capable of raising the sea and wielding blades of ice. For hundreds of years, the fighters…

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    review; milk and honey

    Title: Milk And HoneyAuthor: Rupi KaurGenre: PoetryType: E-bookPublisher: Createspace ‘Milk and honey’ is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. ‘milk and honey’ takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look.  Some of the poems seemed more impactful on Instagram than when I was reading the ebook. The formatting of the copy I got from the…

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    review; the time of green magic

    Title: The Time Of Green MagicAuthor: Hilary McKayGenre: MG, fantasyType: PaperbackPublisher: S&S/McElderry From acclaimed author and Costa winner Hilary McKay comes The Time of Green Magic: a beautiful, spell-binding novel about a new families, a magical old house and a mysterious cat… When Tom and Polly marry, blending their single parent families together, their children find it hard to relinquish their old lives. Max realizes his birth dad will never come home now, while Abi suddenly finds herself a middle child, expected to share far too much – especially with grubby little Louis. The family start over together, stretching their finances to the limit and renting an eerie, ivy-covered house,…

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    BLOG TOUR; Of Curses And Kisses ft. Book Review & Playlist

    If you follow my Bookstagram or my Twitter, you may have seen me already yelling about this book a lot. It is one of my favourite books, one of the few books I have ever pre-ordered, and I really hope everyone enjoys it as much as I did! This is also the Book Of The Month for the South Asian Reading Challenge put together by Fanna @ Fannatality and Nandini @ Novel And Nebulas, so check that out and check out Sandhya’s Instagram for quote graphics to get even more excited! I attempted to put together a playlist below (with added playlist cover!) and of course, was very tempted to…

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    BLOG TOUR; The Never Tilting World by Rin Chupeco ft. Book Review & Graphics

    When I found out I had been selected to be a part of the blog tour hosted by Shealea @ Caffiene Book Tours for The Never Tilting World by Rin Chupeco, I legit had to put my phone down and just flail for a second. The first time I saw this cover and read the synopsis, I gasped. Be still, my beating heart, this is everything you never knew you wished for. The excitement has been immense, and it has got me attempting to fancast (not in this post) and create aesthetics (scroll down for them*)! My spoiler-free review is at the end of this post, so don’t hit that…

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    review; a throne of swans

    Title: A Throne Of SwansAuthor: Katharine & Elizabeth CorrGenre: YA, fantasyType: PaperbackPublisher: Hot Key Books In a world where the flightless are ruled by those who can fly… When her father dies just before her birthday, seventeen-year-old Aderyn inherits the role of Protector of Atratys, a dominion in a kingdom where nobles are able to transform at will into the bird that represents their family bloodline. Aderyn’s ancestral bird is a swan. But she has not transformed for years, not since witnessing the death of her mother – ripped apart by hawks that have supposedly been extinct since the long-ago War of the Raptors.  With the benevolent shelter of her…

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    review; my fate according to the butterfly

    Title: My Fate According To The ButterflyAuthor: Gail D. VillanuevaGenre: MG, contemporaryType: PaperbackPublisher: Scholastic Press When superstitious Sab sees a giant black butterfly, an omen of death, she knows that she’s doomed! According to legend, she has one week before her fate catches up with her – on her 11th birthday. With her time running out, all she wants is to celebrate her birthday with her entire family. But her sister, Ate Nadine, stopped speaking to their father one year ago, and Sab doesn’t even know why. If Sab’s going to get Ate Nadine and their father to reconcile, she’ll have to overcome her fears – of her sister’s anger,…

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    BLOG TOUR; Relic by Bronwyn Eley ft. Book Review & Graphics

    I was lucky enough to be chosen to be part of the blog tour hosted by Shealea @ Caffiene Book Tours for Relic by Bronwyn Eley, and boy, are you all in for a treat! The launch post for the tour can be found here. Be sure to check out these awesome bloggers! Title:RelicAuthor: Bronwyn EleyGenre: YA, fantasyType: E-BookPublisher: Talem PressSeries: The Relic TrilogyPublication Date: 12 September 2019Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository In the city of Edriast, there is no deadlier duty than to serve as the Shadow. As the personal servant of the powerful Lord Rennard, the Shadow’s life is all but forfeit. Rennard possesses one of five…

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    review; lark ascending

    Lark Ascending by Meagan Spooner Lark thought returning home to face her city was the hardest thing she’d ever do. She was wrong. No longer the girl who ran for her life, Lark’s ready for the Institute. She never dreamed she’d find a rebellion, a Renewable, and those she used to love embroiled in the fight of their lives. She’s mastered her magic, but she still doesn’t know if she can master the darkness stirring inside her. Nothing is simple anymore, and finding her place in this war – and discovering the terrible secrets behind her ruined world – might cost her everything she has left. Review:

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    review; shadowlark

    Shadowlark by Meagan Spooner Ever since she escaped the city within the Wall, Lark Ainsley’s wanted one thing: to find her brother Basil. She’s always believed he would be the one to put an end to the constant fear and flight. And now, hidden underground in the chaotically magical city of Lethe, Lark feels closer to him than ever. But Lethe is a city cowering in fear of its founder, the mysterious Prometheus, and of his private police force. To get the truth about what happened to Basil, Lark has no choice but to face Prometheus. Facing her fears has become second nature to Lark. Facing the truth is another…