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Books Wrap Ups

July Wrap Up

September 16, 2020
July Wrap Up 2020

July was certainly a productive reading month, wasn't it? Well done past me. I read some absolutely outstanding books in July and found a few new favourites. I now need everything that Christina Lauren writes, okay? Let's start with my most disappointing read, shall we? This was not a bad book. In fact in the beginning I thought this was going to be a five-star read. Adele was…

Books Manga Reviews

Children of the Whales Volume Two

August 12, 2020
Children of the Whales Volume Two

I enjoyed this volume decidedly more than the first and I really liked that one, to begin with. There was a great deal more worldbuilding, and it didn't come from Chakuro's journals this time. Whilst I find that such a clever way of worldbuilding it's nice that we're seeing more of the author's ability to weave information in throughout the story too. It's difficult to review manga without…