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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 Reviews Young Adult Fiction

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

October 7, 2019
Cinder by Marissa Meyer

I'm horrified with myself that I've only just started this series. I've had people recommending it for years and for some ridiculous reason I never picked it up. I think the blame lies on the years of the 'Jar of Shame' that helped me pick my next read. Since I've got rid of that I've been reading so much more. Where to start. Basically, Cinder is a cyborg.…

Books Reviews Young Adult Fiction

This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada

September 12, 2019
This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada

This Cruel Design had everything I loved from the first novel This Mortal Coil (review here) and more besides. The characters I'd got to know and love were further developed in This Cruel Design and also questioned which I loved. There was never a moment of surety with anyone which made for such an exciting dynamic. Cole and Catrina's relationship remained my favourite part of the novel. I can't…