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Blood & Honey by Shelby Mahurin

December 7, 2020
Blood & Honey by Shelby Mahurin

I loved Blood & Honey just as much as Serpent & Dove. Lou and Reid's journeys continue to thrill me, both their personal one and the overall plot of the novel. They seem like a realistic couple, one who fights, struggles but ultimately they love each other enough to communicate and overcome things. Even after the first novel they still have personal hangups that they're trying to deal…

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Huntress by Malinda Lo

October 29, 2020
Huntress by Malinda Lo

I read Ash a very long time ago and adored it so I expected to love Huntress. I didn't. The characters were very one dimensional, there was no growth and the resolution didn't resolve anything. The quest was finished but then the personal issues that characters had remained. I found both Kaede and Taisin unlikeable and quite honestly forgettable. Similarly the plot was easy to guess, it was…

Books Wrap Ups

June Wrap Up

September 3, 2020
June Wrap Up 2020

I do see that the month now reads Septemeber on the calendar but let's move past that, okay? Wonderful. June (all those many months ago) was an average reading month in quantity but fantastic for quality. I read outside of my comfort zone, found a new favourite author and finally completed a series that I've been reading since 2010. Despite the fact that it's a while ago I'm…