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    THE TRIALS OF MORRIGAN CROW BY JESSICA TOWNSEND // spoiler-free book review: a whimsical story and lovely characters

    I FINALLY READ THIS BOOK!! This book has been sitting on my shelf for ages and I just never read it? As goes for most of my books but let’s not talk about that. Anyways, here I am, ready to talk about this delight. let’s just get into it. Title: The Trials of Morrigan Crow Series: Nevermoor book #1 Author: Jessica Townsend Page count: 374 Date published: 31 October 2017 Genre: Middle-grade urban fantasy ✬ Synopsis: Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she’s blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks–and, worst of all, the curse…

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    FIND ME BY ANDRÉ ACIMAN // spoiler-free book review: was a sequel necessary? ft. fave ships

    And welcome to another episode of Ruby trying to keep up to date with book reviews and post them on time. Tis a fun time. Go me? Anywayssss… I FINALLY read Call Me By Your Name is this year, after ADORING the film and watching and crying over it 508287422 times. We already know I make bad choices. It’s fine. I’m fine. Moving on, let’s just get into this review!! Title: Find Me Series: Call Me By Your Name book #2 Author: André Aciman Page count: 260 Date published: 29 October 2019 Genre: Adult fiction ❀ Synopsis: In Find Me, Aciman shows us Elio’s father, Samuel, on a trip from Florence…

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    WAYWARD SON BY RAINBOW ROWELL // book talk: did my most anticipated release live up? ft. road trips & even more wacky spells

    Huh. I feel like I’m in a fever dream rn. The very first book I read this year was Carry On. It’d been sitting on my shelf FAR too long and I was literally speechless. The book took over my entire life, I non-stop talked about it everywhere, forced it on anybody who hadn’t read the book. I reread my favourite parts multiple times and I just,,, it was a lot. So to say the least, I was HIGHLY anticipating this book for like nine months. I probably thought about it every day. What do you mean it wasn’t a healthy obsession? I- Anyways, we have A LOT to talk…

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    THE DARKEST LEGACY BY ALEXANDRA BRACKEN // book talk: superpowers and even more screaming!!

    And look at how finally read this book after A WHOLE YEAR… Huh. Why did it take me so long to read one of my most anticipated releases, you ask? Don’t ask me. Anyways, onto the review. Let’s not call me out anymore. Title: The Darkest Legacy Series: The Darkest Minds book #4 Author: Alexandra Bracken Page count: 582 Date published: 31 July 2018 Genre: Young Adult urban fantasy / dystopian ⟡ Synopsis: Five years after the destruction of the so-called rehabilitation camps that imprisoned her and countless other Psi kids, seventeen-year-old Suzume “Zu” Kimura has assumed the role of spokesperson for the interim government, fighting for the rights of…

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    DAISY JONES & THE SIX BY TAYLOR JENKINS REID // spoiler-free book review: why is this band not real?

    You won’t be surprised that I, in fact, did not read this book recently. But back in July. Welp. I’ve become a broken record: better late than never? But I NEEDED to talk about how SPECTACULAR this book was!! I mean HOW COULD WE NOT? *fumbles on words* Title: Daisy Jones & The Six Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Page count: 351 Date published: 5 March 2019 Genre: Adult historical fiction ♫ Synopsis: For a while, Daisy Jones & The Six were everywhere. Their albums were on every turntable, they sold out arenas from coast to coast, their sound defined an era. And then, on 12 July 1979, they split. Nobody…

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    THE BOY WHO STEALS HOUSES BY C.G. DREWS // warning: this book wrecked me!!

    Welcome to yet another extremely late review because I’m a terrible blogger. I adored this book. But what did I not do? Flipping review it that’s what. I swear this is going to change. But I’m sitting in a pickle because I have a terrible memory and don’t remember enough about the book. But I wanted to do this review so excuse this mess of a post. This is my brand now. My legacy. And all entirely my own fault. But without further rambling, let us just pop into this disaster of a review/discussion. Still figuring out if I want to call these reviews because idk if they can be…

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    I BINGED THE ILLUMINAE FILES SERIES // obsidio (book three): my emotions exploded just like this book

    Hi hello, welcome to my review I mean keyboard smash of the final book in the Illuminae Files series that I devoured back in March. I did a little thing when I figured out my series review was like over 3k words and have divided them into separate reviews. More content for you yay!! So the other posts are LIVE if you missed those (as I posted them one after the other). ♦ Click on over to those if you’re keen!! ➵ ILLUMINAE BOOK #1 REVIEW ➵ GEMINA BOOK #2 REVIEW ♦ Obsidio was a ROLLERCOASTER and ajakshsgya Told you these reviews would be a keyboard smash welp. Lets’ just…

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    I BINGED THE ILLUMINAE FILES SERIES // gemina (book two): and the epicness continues

    Hi hello you saw the title. You know what’s happening! This was originally going to be a series review, but um that’d be a million years long SO I’m doing a thing where I post a review for each book each day. For three days obviously because there are three books. ♦ If you were interested in reviews for the other books (note if you are reading these as they come out, one of these links won’t be available till tomorrow) ➵ ILLUMINAE BOOK #1 REVIEW ➵ OBISIDIO BOOK #3 REVIEW ♦ Gemina was A ROLLERCOASTER!! Let the screeching commence. Title: Gemina Series: The Illuminae Files #2 Author: Jay Kristoff…

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    I BINGED THE ILLUMINAE FILES SERIES // illuminae (book one): this book destroyed me… send help!

    Yes, I do realise that I read this trilogy back in March and I am only NOW doing this review. I am a terrible person. But oh well. Better late than never amirite?! Anyways, I binged this series while I was away on holiday and as you can tell by the title: THEY DESTROYED ME! And of course, such emotions need their own entire blog post. This review may be a mess when are they ever not one though because I read them so long ago. And also I’m going to try not to spoil future books since I did binge these books back to back. I don’t think I…

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    ALL THE GRAPHIC NOVELS I’VE READ THIS YEAR SO FAR // i’ve been on a high ft. heartstopper, pumpkinheads, paper girls & more

    I have no idea what this post is but we’re just going to go with it. I’ve read quite the few graphic novels this year and I really wanted to talk about them but because these books are so short I wouldn’t have enough to say to give each of them a full-length review. So here we are. As I said, this post may be a mess but let’s see how it turns out. BOOK #1 Title: Heartstopper Volume One Series: Heartstopper Book #1 Author: Alice Oseman Illustrator: Alice Oseman Page count: 278 Date published: 7 February 2019 (originally October 2018) Genre: Young Adult contemporary romance ♥ Synopsis: Charlie, a…