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Far From Perfect Book Review | Blogmas #16

Far From Perfect is actually a reread for me, purely because I didn’t realise that there were other books in the series. I knew that the last time I read this book I wasn’t massively impressed with the writing but it’s a complete guilty pleasure read. That opinion has not changed, the writing and the actual plotline isn’t great but I love that it’s an easy read and I don’t have to think too much when I’m reading it. Which was […]

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Captain Corelli’s Mandolin Book Review | Blogmas #9

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin was a book on my 2018 must-read list, and I am so glad that I actually took the time to read this one. I wasn’t sure only because it was a book that had been taught at school and I wasn’t exactly sure what it was I was getting into. Safe to say this book blew me away and I actually learnt so much throughout this book about WWII that I hadn’t even thought about or was […]

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Heart of Mist Book Review | Blogmas #6

Heart of Mist was a book that I borrowed from Kindle Unlimited and I actually really loved it. It reminded me a lot of A Throne of Glass, especially the way the kingdom worked and the king maintains power, there are obvious differences but it made me think of it all the way through. I think it was definitely a better read than some of the others that I have borrowed. I think the magic system that surrounds this book […]

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz Book Review | Blogmas #4

I heard amazing things about The Tattooist of Auschwitz and was excited to jump into the story and read about Auschwitz but from a completely different viewpoint. I think reading about the inner goings on of the camp from someone who had more knowledge of what was happening and saw the decisions that were being made behind the scenes it was completely new reading experience for me. Lale was in an odd position of not being favourited as such but given […]

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Ticker | 3 star review

Ticker is a book that I found through Kindle Unlimited and I have to say it was completely different from anything I would have picked up normally, but the cover got me. I think the idea of someone having a clockwork heart was really unique and something I hadn’t heard of before. I have to say the story was well written if not a little heavy on the description, it was sometimes difficult to keep a track of things because […]

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Renegades | 4 star review

I picked up Renegades because I loved The Lunar Chronicles and I was really excited to try something new, and it didn’t disappoint the characters and world were rich and well developed. I loved the politics that were wound all the way through the story, it’s always my favourite when there’s politics that are seamlessly integrated into the story and shape the characters and their lives. Plus this had a government that may not be perfect but it wasn’t based […]

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After Alice | 2 star review

I picked up After Alice after I failed to finish Wicked purely because I thought with it being a smaller book I might be able to get through this one and finish it. I did finish this one but I struggled all the way through. This book was boring, there’s no other word for it, I was bored all the way through. I just think the way the story was laid out was wrong, it made the story feel cumbersome […]

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The A.B.C Murders | 4 star review

I know I say this about all of the Poirot books and I’m going to say it again, but I think The A.B.C Murders is my favourite so far. I think the fact that there is SO much happening in this book that you genuinely don’t know what’s going to happen. Plus at one point it genuinely looks like Poirot is going to be outsmarted which is unbelievably rare but is a nice view into how he deals with almost failure. […]

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Death in the Clouds | 4 star review

I had quite the audiobook spurt this month and managed to listen to quite a few of the Poirot books. I’m not going to hit my goal of 25 but you can’t have everything I suppose. Death in the Clouds is definitely one of my favourites I loved the fact that the whole reason Poirot has no idea who the murderer is is that he was so overtaken by motion sickness to think about anything else. Plus the way that […]

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