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Books Wrap Ups

April Wrap Up

May 7, 2020
April 2020

This is the second part of my April Wrap up, the first focused on the books I read for the OWLs Read-A-Thon (here). I can't get over that I managed to read The Priory of the Orange Tree* this month. Look at the size of it! I mean granted I finished it at like half eleven on the 30th April but still. That's a lot of books when…

Books Fantasy Reviews

The Priory of the Orange Tree* by Samantha Shannon

May 4, 2020
The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

848 pages of utter brilliance. There's a moment when reading a fantasy book that everything just clicks. You remember the characters from previous chapters and things start to knit together. Previously unrelating storylines begin to converge and it's so exciting. The Priory of the Orange Tree did just that but to a level, I've never before read. The world within this novel is unbelievably vast with so much…

Books Fairy Loot Unboxings

December Fairyloot

January 29, 2020
December Fairyloot 2019

I'm getting closer and closer to posting these unboxings on time! I'm only a month behind now. I've just received my January box and its so cute, post coming soon...hopefully. December's box was fantastic and I loved the theme too, Defying the Odds. We also received two books from Fairyloot this month, the regular hardback and an arc. I love the sound of both books and they both sound completely…

Books Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Favourite Villains

October 10, 2018
Top 5 Wednesday

What is Top 5 Wednesday? Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme hosted by Sam of Thoughts on Tomes on YouTube. Here is the link for the Goodreads group where you can find the list of topics and such. This weeks topic is: Favourite Villains  Maven. I love him as a villain because he was clearly a product of his surroundings. Without his mother manipulating him and messing with his mind…