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    BLOG TOUR; Court Of Lions by Somaiya Daud ft. Book Review & Graphics

    I was lucky enough to be chosen to be part of the blog tour hosted by Caffiene Book Tours for Court Of Lions by Somaiya Daud, the sequel to Mirage, and I am so excited for everyone to read this amazing novel! The schedule for the tour can be found here. Be sure to check out these awesome bloggers! Title: Court Of LionsAuthor: Somaiya DaudGenre: YA, science-fictionType: E-BookPublisher: Flatiron BooksSeries: The Mirage DuologyPublication Date: 6 August 2020Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound Two identical girls, one a princess, the other a rebel. Who will rule the empire? After being swept up into the brutal…

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    BLOG TOUR; Ten Things I Hate About Pinky ft. Book Review & Playlist

    I had actually posted my review of this book early in June before I knew that there was going to be a blog tour, so if you’ve read that, you may recognise the review posted here! I’ve taken that original post down, but I, safe to say, I love this conclusion to the Dimpleverse! I attempted to put together a playlist below (with added playlist cover!) and to no surprise, added in a bunch of Bollywood songs because, why not, right? Title: Ten Things I hate About PinkySeries: The Dimple-verseAuthor: Sandhya MenonGenre: YA, contemporaryType: E-bookPublisher: Simon PulsePublication Date: 21 July 2020 Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository | Indiebound |…

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    review; a spark of white fire

    Title: A Spark Of White FireSeries: The Celestial TrilogyAuthor: Sangu MandannaGenre: YA, science-fiction, fantasyType: PaperbackPublisher: Sky Pony In a universe of capricious gods, dark moons, and kingdoms built on the backs of spaceships, a cursed queen sends her infant daughter away, a jealous uncle steals the throne of Kali from his nephew, and an exiled prince vows to take his crown back. Raised alone and far away from her home on Kali, Esmae longs to return to her family. When the King of Wychstar offers to gift the unbeatable, sentient warship Titania to a warrior that can win his competition, she sees her way home: she’ll enter the competition, reveal…

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    review; the heart forger

    Title: The Heart ForgerSeries: The Bone Witch TrilogyAuthor: Rin ChupecoGenre: Young Adult, fantasyType: E-bookPublisher: Sourcebooks Fire In The Bone Witch, Tea mastered resurrection – now she’s after revenge… No one knows death like Tea. A bone witch who can resurrect the dead, she has the power to take life… and return it. And she is done with her self-imposed exile. Her heart is set on vengeance, and she now possesses all she needs to command the mighty daeva. With the help of these terrifying beasts, she can finally enact revenge against the royals who wronged her – and took the life of her one true love. But there are those…

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    review; a crown of wishes

    Title: A Crown Of WishesSeries: The Star-Touched SeriesAuthor: Roshani ChokshiGenre: YA, fantasyType: E-bookPublisher: St. Martin’s Griffin An ancient mystery. An unlikely union. For one young princess in a state of peril, a dangerous wish could be the only answer… She is the princess of Bharata – captured by her kingdom’s enemies, a prisoner of war. Now that she faces a future of exile and scorn, Gauri has nothing left to lose. But should she trust Vikram, the notoriously cunning prince of a neighboring land? He promises her freedom in exchange for her battle prowess. Together they can team up and win the Tournament of Wishes, a competition held in a…

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    review; there’s something about sweetie

    Title: There’s Something About SweetieSeries: The Dimple-verseAuthor: Sandhya MenonGenre: YA, contemporaryType: HardcoverPublisher: Simon Pulse Ashish Patel didn’t know love could be so… sucky. After he’s dumped by his ex-girlfriend, his mojo goes AWOL. Even worse, his parents are annoyingly, smugly confident they could find him a better match. So, in a moment of weakness, Ash challenges them to set him up. The Patels insist that Ashish date an Indian-American girl – under contract. Per subclause 1(a), he’ll be taking his date on “fun” excursions like visiting the Hindu temple and his eccentric Gita Auntie. Kill him now. How is this ever going to work? Sweetie Nair is many things: a formidable track…

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    review; an ocean of grey

    Title: An Ocean Of GreyAuthor: Kamalia HasniGenre: PoetryType: E-bookPublisher: Meraki Press I could find peacein an oceanof all the shadesof the colour grey An Ocean of Grey by Kamalia Hasni explores the pain and aftermath of a love that was promised a forever but had ended too soon. The collection of poetry and prose also includes beautiful illustrations by the author’s friends who had helped her through her healing. A short poetry book full of wonderfully raw and vulnerable poems on heartbreak and healing. It was simply written – there were a number of wonderful turns of phrase throughout the poems – and easy to follow. I liked that it…

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    review; the bone witch

    Title: The Bone WitchSeries: The Bone Witch TrilogyAuthor: Rin ChupecoGenre: Young Adult, fantasyType: E-bookPublisher: Sourcebooks Fire In the captivating start to a new, darkly lyrical fantasy series, Tea can raise the dead, but resurrection comes at a price. When Tea accidentally resurrects her brother from the dead, she learns she is different from the other witches in her family. Her gift for necromancy means that she’s a bone witch, a title that makes her feared and ostracized by her community. But Tea finds solace and guidance with an older, wiser bone witch, who takes Tea and her brother to another land for training. In her new home, Tea puts all…

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    review; aru shah and the song of death

    Title: Aru Shah And The Song Of DeathSeries: The Pandeva QuartetAuthor: Roshani ChokshiGenre: Middle Grade, fantasyType: E-bookPublisher: Rick Riordan Presents Aru is only just getting the hang of this whole Pandava thing when the Otherworld goes into full panic mode. The god of love’s bow and arrow have gone missing, and the thief isn’t playing Cupid. Instead, they’re turning people into heartless fighting-machine zombies. If that weren’t bad enough, somehow Aru gets framed as the thief. If she doesn’t find the arrow by the next full moon, she’ll be kicked out of the Otherworld. For good. But, for better or worse, she won’t be going it alone. Along with her…

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    review; aru shah and the end of time

    Title: Aru Shah And The End Of TimeSeries: The Pandeva QuartetAuthor: Roshani ChokshiGenre: Middle Grade, fantasyType: E-bookPublisher: Rick Riordan Presents Twelve-year-old Aru Shah has a tendency to stretch the truth in order to fit in at school. While her classmates are jetting off to family vacations in exotic locales, she’ll be spending her autumn break at home, in the Museum of Ancient Indian Art and Culture, waiting for her mom to return from her latest archeological trip. Is it any wonder that Aru makes up stories about being royalty, traveling to Paris, and having a chauffeur? One day, three schoolmates show up at Aru’s doorstep to catch her in a…