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Maya and the Return of the Godlings eARC Review

Maya and the godlings must return to the sinister world of The Dark to retrieve the one thing keeping the veil between the worlds from crumbling: her father’s soul. – GoodReads My Review What can I even begin to say? Spawn and I loved this one just as much as the first, in fact, I […]

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Mini Review Day

Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride―or rather, his parents are looking for one for him.  – GoodReads My Review I picked this up during my recent spat of graphic novel/comic purchases and the spawn and I adore it! A sweet tale of finding yourself and holding […]

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July 2021 Illumicrate Unboxing

Here we go! July’s Theme: ‘Never Enough’ I’ve never read Red Rising so a lot of its items I just either attempt to sell (which rarely works out) or I just put them away. I’m not opposed to reading it, it’s just like my life is filling up with fandoms at a scarily rapid pace […]

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Caraval

Welcome to Caraval, where nothing is quite what it seems. – GoodReads My Review I read Caraval…*checks calendar* last May. *stares at self* Well! Let’s see if I left any notes. I definitely remember a lot of my reactions given the intense pacing of the book once the game begins. Let me tell you though, […]

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She Who Became the Sun Review

“I refuse to be nothing…” – GoodReads My Review Content/Trigger Warnings from the Author: “SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN is a book about gender identity (amongst other things). While the two genderqueer protagonists reflect aspects of my own experiences of genderqueerness, this doesn’t mean these perspectives are necessarily affirming to any other LGBTQIA+ identifying persons. Please read […]

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WWW Wednesdays

It’s time for the WWW Wednesday meme brought to you all by Taking on a World of Words   What Are You Currently Reading? GoodReads: Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. Forbidden magic runs through her veins.    Normally she conceals it well, but on the morning of her betrothal ceremony, Shiori loses […]

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As You Wish Review

Cary Elwes was inspired to share his memories and give fans an unprecedented look into the creation of the film while participating in the twenty-fifth anniversary cast reunion.  – GoodReads My Review I love The Princess Bride definitely one of my favorite books, and favorite movies ever. I also just love Cary Elwes in general. […]

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July 2021 Fairyloot Unboxing

THAT’S IT. I’VE CAUGHT UP *MANIACAL LAUGHTER* This month’s theme: Tales Retold The tarot cards are inspired from Caraval and guess who squealed in delight? THIS GIRL. I’m pretty happy, like, between these and the book, I coulda just had those alone. Tea tin that is *consults notes then throws them in the air* ANOTHER […]

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The Wolf and the Woodsman

In her forest-veiled pagan village, Évike is the only woman without power, making her an outcast clearly abandoned by the gods.  – GoodReads My Review Content/Trigger Warnings from the Author: – Gore, including graphic descriptions of dismemberment, amputation, mutilation, and immolation– Torture, including whipping– Self-harm, including self-amputation– Animal death (graphic; the animals are not pets)– […]

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The Desert Prince eARC Review

Fifteen years have passed since the end of the war with demons, creatures of darkness who have hunted the night and plagued humanity since time out of mind.” – GoodReads My Review I had not read Brett’s previous series but honestly it wasn’t necessary to, to read this one. It did however make me want […]