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YA Fantasy Recommendation #1 : Six of Crows

I thought that seeing as it’s been over two months since I gave you a recommendation that it was time for another one. This time we’re jumping into one of if not my favourite genre,  YA Fantasy. I think there is something great about escaping completely from the world around us and into a completely fictional existence. My YA fantasy recommendation is also one of my favourite fantasy books of all time and if you also like the genre you […]

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Young Adult Series Recommendation #1

It has been so long since I did a recommendations post and as my reading seems to have taken a back seat and somehow disappeared from my priorities all together, looking back on books that I loved previously seems to be the best way to rile the love of books back up. Or the simple answer? I planned to have a book review going live today but didn’t finish the book in time. So recommendation it is. Today, it will be […]

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Young Adult Contemporary Recommendation – Anna and the French Kiss

It has been a little while since I did a recommendation post and I thought long and hard about what I wanted to do. I realised that I should really post something that is a little outside my comfort zone and lo and behold my new recommendation is for Anna and the French Kiss which is a young adult contemporary novel. Something which I don’t delve into often, I usually find the characters to be trope ridden and for there […]

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The Best Books of 2017

I recently wrote all about the books that I didn’t enjoy in my Worst Books of 2017 list, and it wouldn’t be a balanced argument without telling you about all the books I have loved in my best books of 2017 list. I have as with the other limited myself to 5. Career of Evil The third book in the Cormoran Strike series and my favourite out of them all. I think the one thing that puts this book above […]

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The Worst Books of 2017

2017 has been a mixed bag when it comes to my reading, if you read my blog post about my 2017 Goodreads Challenge you’ll know that reading hasn’t been my only priority this year. I thought I would do a short recap on the books that were the bottom of the list this time around. I still can’t believe it’s time for my worst books of 2017 list! Make sure you check out my best books of 2017 list coming […]

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Adult Fantasy Recommendation #1: The Final Empire

If I could live in one genre it would definitely be fantasy. I love the world building and the characters that are associated with fantasy in general. It feels like there anything could happen within the story and amongst the characters, some of my all-time favourite books have been fantasy for this very reason. I’m very rarely disappointed in a fantasy world or in the characters – but they can become a little tropey. I thought I would share one […]

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Crime Fiction Recommendation #1 : The Cuckoo’s Calling

One genre I never really step foot in was crime, I could never find a series that I really enjoyed the story of and the characters or didn’t work out who the killer was and how the crime was committed – which was my biggest problem with The Girl on the Train. So I stayed away knowing that reading bad books was a waste of my time, however, I have found a couple of series and I wanted to share at least […]

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Best books of 2017… So far!

We are half way through the year – or almost and I thought now would be a good time to review and rate the ones I have read and choose the ones I loved the most! On with the best books of 2017… So far. The Song Rising This is Samantha Shannon’s new release and she has never failed to surprise me with the plot twists and turns with each book. The characters are well put together and offer so […]

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Historical Fiction Recommendation #1 : The Bronze Horseman

I adore historical fiction but it’s such a vast genre that it can be a bit of a minefield to try and navigate through and I struggled to find my groove – working out what you like is a huge part of this process. I love WWII and Russian history so books which contain something like that was more likely to be a win for me. So onto my first historical fiction recommendation and surprise surprise, it’s based in WWII. […]

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Best Books of 2016

This is one of my favourite parts of the year, looking back on the books read and reliving the joy and remembering the favourites of the year. The best books of 2016, the ones which made an impact that left me reeling or just left me sobbing in a heap. This is their list! A Song of Ice and Fire Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun. As Warden of […]

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