Children of the Whales

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…

Books Wrap Ups

January Wrap Up

February 5, 2018

I don't think I've read this many books in a month...ever! I'm so so happy with myself. And what I've read I've really enjoyed. All in all a fantastic month for reading.  This is one of my new favourite Manga series, I bought it at first because of the cover but the actual story was fantastic. It's unlike anything I've read before. A floating island known as The…

Books Manga Reviews

Children of the Whales Volume One

January 15, 2018

To begin with this was a cover buy. I picked it up and I absolutely adored the illustration. Then I read the synopsis and I knew this was coming home with me. It sounded absolutely fantastic. This manga is set on a floating city known only as the Mud Whale (to begin with) which had been built up over years by clay and magic. A magic with a…