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September Wrap Up

October 27, 2019
September Wrap Up

Posting a September Wrap up at the end of October? What could be more on-brand for me during the academic year? I'll be honest third year is so tough, the self-discipline needed to write a dissertation is insane and my blog has definitely suffered as a result. I've read so much and got so much content to make but it feels like no time to do it. I…

Books Wrap Ups

June Wrap Up

July 3, 2019
June 2019 Wrap Up

Another amazing reading month! I read even more than May, admittedly there was one book that I really didn't enjoy but the rest were virtually five star reads across the board. I've got a few new favourite books and some new favourite authors now! I'm so sad one of my favourite series has now come to a close. Melinda Salisbury is one of my auto-buy authors. The worlds…

Books Reviews Young Adult Fiction

The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

June 29, 2019
The Star Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

This was honestly just such a beautiful book. From the characters to the world and the writing in general. The Star-Touched Queen is heavily influenced by the Hades and Persephone myth (one of my favourites) blended with Indian folklore and mythology. Magical doesn't even begin to cover it. Maya, our main character, has been an outsider all her life despite being a Princess. Born with a horoscope that…

Books Reviews Young Adult Fiction

Song of Sorrow by Melinda Salisbury

June 22, 2019
Song of Sorrow by Melinda Salisbury

What a fantastic conclusion to one of my favourite duologies, I'm just sad it's over now. Melinda Salisbury creates absolutely masterful political intrigue. Sorrow isn't your typical sword-wielding, martial arts proficient heroine. Her battles are won with logic and tactics instead which I've found so refreshing. As much as I love a good sword battle it's nice to see a book that favours its characters brains rather than…