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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue is one of the most wonderful books that I have read this year. It was a beautiful book to read. The kind that is a slow burn, gentle and romantic and flowing smoothly through the story. I originally ordered the Forbidden Planet edition (on the right) but with the… Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

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A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

Ahh finally. I have finished the A Darker Shade of Magic trilogy and it was everything that I was hoping for and more. So satisfying. There's nothing like a book series that ends just the way you want it too. Good prevails over evil, the good guys/gals/others get what they deserve, the bad guys/gals/others get… Continue reading A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

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A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab

**SPOILER ALERT ** possible spoilers as this is the second book in the Shades of Magic series I have to say, I really enjoyed A Gathering of Shadows. Sure it was a little slow going with the plot, but V.E. Schwab writes so well that I still was able to enjoy the kind of filler… Continue reading A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab

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To Hold the Bridge by Garth Nix

To Hold the Bridge is a collection of short stories by Australian author Garth Nix. To Hold the Bridge was an excellent novella, that I wish was a lot longer. I loved returning, even if it was only briefly, to the world of the Old Kingdom. I gave this book 3.5 stars on Goodreads, as… Continue reading To Hold the Bridge by Garth Nix

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Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth

I found this book to be really interesting. Set in another world, a young girl accidentally kills her mother with a currentgift that she has np control over, and is ever after shunned by her father and older brother. In another part of the planet, a young boy is taken from his family to grow… Continue reading Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth

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Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

Oh my gosh! Who doesn't love an incredibly funny story about an angel and a demon, losing the Anti-Christ and their misadventures trying to find him and prevent the Apocalypse?? Good Omens is the greatest! From the friendship (relationship!) between Crowley and Azriaphale, to the descriptions of the four horsemen and women of the Apocalypse,… Continue reading Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

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11/22/63 by Stephen King

One of my most favourite stories by the King of Writing himself, 11/22/63 is a thrilling read. King takes his Constant Readers through an interesting and thought provoking tale of time travel and what ifs in this story. Basically a teacher from our "now" finds a way back to the time of 1963, and is… Continue reading 11/22/63 by Stephen King

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The Fate of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

The last novel in an absolutely fantastic trilogy, The Fate of the Tearling is full of magic, time travel, love, crime, decent, a society falling apart, and a new society rising in another world, in another time with the survivors. The Fate of the Tearling is an ending to a trilogy that you were not… Continue reading The Fate of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

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The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

The second novel in The Tearling trilogy. The Invasion of the Tearling was an interesting second novel. Kelsea has ended the slave trade in the Tearling, causing the neighbouring Red Queen of Mortmesne to invade the Tearling with her dark magic. Then Kelsea starts having dreams and visions about a woman named Lily living in… Continue reading The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

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The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

The first book in an incredible trilogy, The Queen of the Tearling was a fascinating start to a trilogy. The story follows a young woman who ends up becoming the Queen of the Tearling, unbeknownst to her that this was her destiny. It follows Kelsea and an interesting cast of characters as she navigates taking… Continue reading The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen