And The Mountains Echoed Book Review

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So, then. You want a story and I will tell you one…Afghanistan, 1952. Abdullah and his sister Pari live with their father and stepmother in the small village of Shadbagh. Their father, Saboor, is constantly in search of work and they struggle together through poverty and brutal winters. To Abdullah, Pari – as beautiful and […]

4th January 2018

The Star-Crossed Queen Book Review

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The Star-Crossed Queen. Fate and fortune. Power and passion. What does it take to be the queen of a kingdom when you’re only seventeen? Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of death and destruction, she has earned only the scorn and fear of her father’s kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly […]

4th September 2017

Strange the Dreamer Book Review

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Strange the Dreamer The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half […]

26th August 2017

Every Heart a Doorway Book Review

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Every Heart a Doorway Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children No Solicitations No Visitors No Quests Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere… else. But magical lands have little […]

29th July 2017

Still Alice Book Review

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Still Alice Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. At fifty years old, she’s a cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and a world-renowned expert in linguistics with a successful husband and three grown children. When she becomes increasingly disoriented and forgetful, a tragic diagnosis changes her life–and her relationship […]

17th July 2017

The Potion Diaries Book Review

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The Potion Diaries When the Princess of Nova accidentally poisons herself with a love potion meant for her crush, she falls crown-over-heels in love with her own reflection. Oops. A nationwide hunt is called to find the cure, with competitors travelling the world for the rarest ingredients, deep in magical forests and frozen tundras, facing […]

14th July 2017

A Conjuring of Light Book Review

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A Conjuring of Light is the third book in the Shades of Magic series and may contain spoilers for the earlier books so read reviews one and two first! Witness the fate of beloved heroes – and enemies. THE BALANCE OF POWER HAS FINALLY TIPPED… The precarious equilibrium among four Londons has reached its breaking […]

28th June 2017

A Gathering of Shadows Book Review

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A Gathering of Shadows is the second in a series – read my review of the first book – A Darker Shade of Magic now! It has been four months since a mysterious obsidian stone fell into Kell’s possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Prince Rhy was wounded, and […]

26th June 2017

A Court of Wings and Ruin Book Review

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A Court of Wings and Ruin is the third book review in the series so make sure you check out the first and second before reading this one!! There may be small spoilers for the previous books in this review. Looming war threatens all Feyre holds dear in the third volume of the #1 New […]

31st May 2017