• All packing has been done, I don’t think I’ve forgotten anything but we’ll soon see😂
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Now for a nice relax with my favourite person tonight💕
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There’s a new post up for the Needlemouse blog tour too (Link in bio✌🏻)
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There should be plenty more posts going up whilst I’m away 🙊
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  • Another lovely weekend passes by. This one filled with Lego building, food and watching the new series of Stranger Things💕
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I adore Steve. He’s such a sweetheart.
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Tonight I’m curling up with my next read and tomorrow I’m being cooked for- I know, very lucky🙊
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There’s a new post up all about my last read as part of the Blog Tour!
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What’s your favourite thing to cook?
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  • Just under a week till holiday number one begins and I’m starting to look at what I’m taking with me 🙊
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This little red number is definitely coming!💃🏻
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After a tiring day I’m spending the evening on the couch with a book and wine...definitely need wine😂
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Question: are you a super prepared packer orrr are you a throw it all in the morning you go kinda person? 🤔
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  • So June was an amazing reading month! And a pretty great month in general.
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I went away with my favourite person, went to some bookish events and ate a lot of wonderful food💕
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And we finally got sun! What’s your go to ‘summer read’?
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The full wrap up is on my blog (link in bio✌🏻) and there’s also a little fun post about some books I think Hufflepuffs would enjoy💛
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  • I spent all last night and all this morning binge watching The Dragon Prince after seeing @bookswithchloe recommend it. All I can say is I need season three😍
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The rest of today will be spent photo taking in prep for going on holiday!
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I finally have a TBR for it too...and I’m going to work on one for the NEWTS read-a-thon👏🏻
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There’s an unboxing of the @fairyloot June Broody Banter box now up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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It’s my favourite box to date!
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Have you ever used any bookish sub boxes? Is there another I need to try?
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  • #AD - Gifted
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I’m having a much needed day of rest today!
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Hay fever is no joke but at the same time sooo ridiculous. I mean I’m allergic to grass and trees when you think about it😂
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Tomorrow I have a full day of post writing planned until my favourite person gets home💕
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There’s another new review up of Once & Future up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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Spoiler - I loved it.
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  • #AD - Gifted
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In full holiday prep mode but I cannot for the life of me pick what books to take!
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I have a few ideas and two holidays...help!
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I’m also going to try and do ARC August this year. Wish me luck🤞🏻
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There’s also a review of this amazing book up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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My Dark Vanessa is now an all time favourite of mine and is due to be published in 2020!🙊
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  • I said there were a lot of reviews currently up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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I adored The Star-Touched Queen. It was magical, dark and full of the most beautiful writing😍
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  • I had a wonderful evening with my favourite families eating so much amazing food and drinking all of the gin💕
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Seriously, I mean all the gin😂
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There’s a fair few reviews up on my blog at the moment (link in bio✌🏻)
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One of which is for The Man with the Twisted Lip by Arthur Conan Doyle - what a fab little story!
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  • After a lovely little night out eating lots of cheese, drinking and even ending up in a pub quiz I’m now I’m my lazy clothes having laptop time💕
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Alllll the prep is being done for before I go on holiday😂
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There’s a new review up of Norroway Volume One (Link in my bio✌🏻)
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  • #AD - Gifted
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I’ve spent most of my night binge watching Titans. I think I’ve found a new favourite show😍
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It’s everything I love about the Titans but soooo much darker!
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There’s also a new review up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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I didn’t think I could get so emotional over a children’s book😂
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Books Fantasy Reviews

A Conjuring of Light by V.E Schwab

October 16, 2017

I couldn't help but giggle reading my notes on this book. There are so many corrections and changes as I made my way through this book. It's a fantastic account of my reading experience to be honest. Every turn of the page had me changing my opinion of someone, crying or on the edge of my seat. I spent a lot of time reading this on the train...so being on the edge of my seat wasn't exactly ideal at that point... nevertheless this was another fantastic book from V.E Schwab and one of the best conclusions to a series I've ever had the pleasure of reading. 

We finally got to learn more about Holland who, aside from Kell, has been the character that intrigued me the most over the course of this series. 

Going back to what I mentioned about Holland's back story. We get to see his journey from a man with a dream, and nothing but love for his city to the Dane twins assassin. My perception of him changed so very much. It was heartbreaking to read his flashbacks, see how he lived, constantly betrayed by those he cared for. And then to have the one person ripped from him and replaced by Athos and Astrid Dane. 

This book had my heart racing so often that I was genuinely concerned it was going to give out. Particularly, when Lila was in death's grip. I lost all the chill I once possessed and wanted to cry. Okay, maybe I did cry. I though it was really clever to have Holland be the one that saved her - it was an interesting turn in their relationship. She felt like she owed him but really didn't want to. 

Maxim and Emira. They had so much growth in this novel both together and separately. Mainly regarding Kell and the fact that they couldn't wrap their sons in bubble-wrap. THEN THEY BOTH DIED. Emira's death definitely got to me more so. Mainly because Rhy was convinced he'd managed to save her from Prince Col (Veskans.....) Maxim accepted his fate and greeted death in the only way a King could. 

My notes as I said made me giggle. I have in my notebook, 'Jasta is wonderful' and probably about half an hour later I scribbled it out and in capital letters wrote 'NO, NO SHE IS NOT. LENOS & HASTRA." Her betrayal was the reason two of the most precious characters died! No. Not happy with that. 

However. This is the best conclusion to a series I've read since Pierce Brown's Morningstar. I adored it. 

INFO

Name: A Conjuring of Light

Author(s): V.E Schwab

Publisher: Titan Books

Pages: 666

ISBN: 9781785652448

Rating: 5/5

Have you read A Conjuring of Light? 

What did you think?

Thank-you for reading,

Katie x 

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