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Book Review: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon (A Re-Read)

Bloomsbury | August, 2013 | p. 452 I first read TBS back in 2013 and was super excited to get my hands on The Mime Order when it came out in 2015. Over two years later, here I am, eager to start flipping pages on The Song Rising EXCEPT, I have a problem: amongst all the waiting… Continue reading Book Review: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon (A Re-Read)

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Psychics, Baby Birds, and Trees that Speak Latin: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

These days I have a habit of reading YA novels that all seem to blend into one another. They’re not bad, they’re not great, they just happen to sit in that weird three star middle ground in which over time individual plot details are kind of forgotten. The Raven Boys is like this, and yet… Continue reading Psychics, Baby Birds, and Trees that Speak Latin: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

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War, a Cauldron, and a lot of Faerie Bickering: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

I was extremely worried going into this book. I’d been ambivalent about ACOTAR and then fell head over heels for ACOMAF, but had heard a lot of loud disappointment from people about Maas’s newest entry in the series.  Now, almost seven-hundred pages later – I didn’t realise I’d be signing up for almost Diana Gabaldon… Continue reading War, a Cauldron, and a lot of Faerie Bickering: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

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Let’s Talk: Kick-Ass Female Characters

Today marks the beginning of June, a new season, and the second half of the year. Woo! However, today is also the day that the DC comics’ movie, Wonder Woman, opens in cinemas. This is the first big comic book movie ever to focus on a female protagonist. In other words, it’s a pretty big deal!… Continue reading Let’s Talk: Kick-Ass Female Characters