Recently Read Books #6 | new books from old favorite authors

It's time for another update on some of the books I've read recently! Three of these are full sized novels, two are novellas, and one is a graphic novel. Of these books, three are from authors that I have previously loved in the past - namely, Alice Oseman and Victoria Schwab. They're not new books …

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An overly ambitious N.E.W.T.s Magical Readathon TBR

It's N.E.W.T.s time!!! Back in April, I participated in the O.W.L.s Magical Readathon hosted by G from Book Roast on Youtube. That month, I read nine books to pass nine exams and pursue my chosen wizarding career of magical librarian. I had so much fun with that readathon that I obviously have to join in …

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ARC Review: The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen | interesting world, but not the most memorable

The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen “There was one way off this road, and that was to walk it to its end.” To be published July 30, 2019 by Henry Holt 384 pages Genre: YA fantasy Date finished: July 16, 2019 Content warnings: plague, gore goodreads Summary: A future chieftain Fie abides by one rule: look …

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The future of YA (part 1) | changing trends and mainstream books

So this post is coming a little later - and a little different - than I originally intended, but here it is nonetheless! With this post, I'm starting a series that's all about the future of YA. Originally, it was just going to be one post, but that ended up being WAY too long, so …

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Book recommendations based on my top 5 Marvel movies

This summer, I've been spending a lot of time rewatching all of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a friend who's never seen them before. I've never been the hugest Marvel fan, but I did see many of the movies in theatres, and it's been nice to watch them in the proper order …

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ARC Review: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone | a love story through time and space

This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone “I want to meet you in every place I ever loved.” To be published July 16, 2019 by Saga Press 208 pages Genre: science fiction Date finished: June 20, 2019 Content warnings: war, violence, gore goodreads Summary: Among the ashes of a …

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