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Books Read-a-thon Wrap Ups

OWLs Wrap up

May 2, 2020
OWLs Wrap Up

When it came to fathoming out how to do the April's books read post I wasn't entirely sure what to do. It turns out I read an awful lot this past month. Possibly has something to do with the fact that we're on lockdown so silver linings and all that I guess. This will feature all the books I read for the OWLs because yes, I did read…

Books Reviews Young Adult Fiction

The Near Witch by V.E Schwab

April 15, 2020
The Near Witch by V.E. Schwab

I loved reading one of V.E. Schwab's first books. It was so lovely to see where her writing developed from. The Near Witch reminds me very much of Joseph Delaney's Wardstone Chronicles series which was one of my favourites growing up and remains so today. There's a quaintness to the story as though it's one that could've been told to naughty children in the area. Which is exactly…

Books Read-a-thon TBR

OWLs TBR

March 29, 2020
OWLs TBR 2020

I've never taken part in the OWLs before but I have in the NEWTs. Both are Read-a-thons hosted by G from Book Roast. The idea is you pick one of the careers she's created based on the world of Harry Potter, there are then subjects you need to 'pass' to qualify for that career. Each subject has a prompt attached to it that helps you pick which book to…

Books Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Love Interests You Would Have Broken Up With

February 20, 2019
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: Love Interests You Would Have Broken Up With **I was originally sent this book for free in exchange for an honest review** Kaz Brekker as fantastic a character…

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…