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The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang

October 8, 2020

The Poppy War, and RF Kuang's writing, in general, is utterly outstanding. I was gripped from the beginning, couldn't put the book down and was desperate for the second as soon as I finished this one. I'll say it to begin with, the hugest of trigger warnings for this book - primarily rape/sexual assault, self harm, death. This is not a happy story, at times it feels like…

Books Fairy Loot Unboxings

July Fairyloot

October 7, 2020
July Fairyloot 2020

Here I am again, beating the same drum for another Fairyloot unboxing. Yes, this post is behind and yes this was another amazing box with some of my favourite items in. I might just start copy and pasting my previous intros from other unboxings. They tend to be the same... whoops. I was thrilled to see a completely new kind of item in this box! This month's theme…

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…

Adult Fiction Books Reviews

Adele by Leila Slimani

August 17, 2020
Adele by Leila Slimani

This book started out so captivating. I was thoroughly intrigued in Adele's character and her motivations but ultimately I was very disappointed in the ending. Adele is a wholly unlikeable character she is married, a mother and has been cheating on her husband for as long as they have been together. She craves sex seemingly to be a form of satiated (not sure if emotionally or physically) but…