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    RED, WHITE AND ROYAL BLUE // an actual book review?? i just needed to gush all over this gay masterpiece

    Yes hello, I am finally appearing out of my miserable hole of not doing a proper review for literally 9 months? And I realise that is the same amount it would’ve taken me to have a child. Ruby that was the lamest joke you have ever come up with WHY! Anyways, I have just read this masterpiece of a book that everybody was talking about. I gave in and picked it up on a total whim and I have EMOTIONS. I don’t know how to review anymore whoops… Title: Red, White & Royal Blue Author: Casey McQuistion Page count: 423 Date published: 14th of May 2019 Genre: New Adult romantic…

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    A THOUSAND PERFECT NOTES // author interview with C.G. Drews ft. mini book review

    I’m literally the worst person I know please don’t kill me for disappearing again. Okay now that that’s out of the way. I actually finally read this book and IT WAS GLORIOUS. And I may or may not have begged Cait to answer some of my weird-ass questions and she kindly obliged. Now granted I read this book like 3 weeks ago so the review will be short but hopefully the glory of Cait will make up for that. Anyways, without further ado, let’s get into it. First of all, let me tell ya a teensy weensy bit about Cait. She runs the blog Paper Fury which you all probably…

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    Review: A CONJURING OF LIGHT // my soul has been stabbed to death and I'm okay with that

    Title: A Conjuring of Light Series: Shades of Magic book #3 Author: V.E. Schwab Page count: 666 Date published: 21 February 2017 Genre: Young Adult fantasy Rating: (5 out of 5 stars) GOODREADS SYNOPSIS THE BALANCE OF POWER HAS FINALLY TIPPED… The precarious equilibrium among four Londons has reached its breaking point. Once brimming with the red vivacity of magic, darkness casts a shadow over the Maresh Empire, leaving a space for another London to rise. WHO WILL CRUMBLE? Kell – once assumed to be the last surviving Antari – begins to waver under the pressure of competing loyalties. And in the wake of tragedy, can Arnes survive? WHO WILL…

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    Review: ARCHENEMIES // nobody gave permission for that ending ft. superhero movie recommendations

    [Disclaimer: Pan MacMillan sent me a copy of this book in exchange for a review, this post is not sponsored. I just wanted to recommend you some movies] The first book before Archenemies, Renegades, is about superheroes if you didn’t know, which is why I thought it fitting to talk about superheroes in this post. Title: Archenemies Series: Renegades book #2 Author: Marissa Meyer Page count: 471 Date published: 6 November 2018 Genre: Young Adult sci-fi & fantasy Thank you, Pan MacMillan, for sending this book my way! Rating: (4.5 out of 5 stars) GOODREADS SYNOPSIS In Renegades, Nova and Adrian (aka Insomnia and Sketch) fought the battle of their…

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    Review: CARRY ON // smol gays, strange spells and witty insults GALORE

    Title: Carry On Series: Simon Snow book #1 Author: Rainbow Rowell Page count: 522 Date published: 6 October 2015 Genre: Young Adult urban fantasy Rating: (5 out of 5 stars) GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who’s ever been chosen. That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right. Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he starts something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there’s a magic-eating monster running around, wearing Simon’s face. Baz would be having a field…

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    Review: A GATHERING OF SHADOWS // stabby-goodness, ships and MAGIC!!!

    Title: A Gathering of Shadows Series: Shades of Magic book #2 Author: V.E. Schwab Page count: 508 Date published: 23 February 2016 Genre: Young Adult fantasy Rating: (4.5 out of 5 stars) GOODREADS SYNOPSIS 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 since the nefarious Dane twins of White London fell, and four months since the stone was cast with Holland’s dying body through the rift–back into Black London. Now, restless after having given up his smuggling habit, Kell is visited by dreams of ominous magical events,…

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    Review: WILDCARD // my mind is blown

    Title: Wildcard Series: Warcross book #2 Author: Marie Lu Page count: 352 Date published: 18 September 2018 Genre: Young Adult sci-fi/contemporary Thank you Penguin Book SA for sending a copy my way – my thoughts are all my own Rating: (4.5 out of 5 stars) GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Emika Chen barely made it out of the Warcross Championships alive. Now that she knows the truth behind Hideo’s new NeuroLink algorithm, she can no longer trust the one person she’s always looked up to, who she once thought was on her side. Determined to put a stop to Hideo’s grim plans, Emika and the Phoenix Riders band together, only to find a…

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    Review: QUEEN OF AIR AND DARKNESS // i may be biased but this book is perfection

    Title: Queen of Air and Darkness Series: The Dark Artifices Author: Cassandra Clare Page count: 880 Date published: 4 December 2018 Genre: Young Adult urban fantasy Rating: (5 out of 5 stars) GOODREADS SYNOPSIS What if damnation is the price of true love? Innocent blood has been spilled on the steps of the Council Hall, the sacred stronghold of the Shadowhunters. In the wake of the tragic death of Livia Blackthorn, the Clave teeters on the brink of civil war. One fragment of the Blackthorn family flees to Los Angeles, seeking to discover the source of the blight that is destroying the race of warlocks.  Meanwhile, Julian and Emma take…

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    Review: WHAT IF IT'S US // Bargain Books collaboration ft. cuteness, many laughs and rom com recommendations

    Title: What If It’s Us Author: Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera Page count: 437 Date published: 9 October 2018 Genre: Young Adult contemporary Rating: (4 out of 5 stars) GOODREADS SYNOPSIS: Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had his back, he wouldn’t be on his way to the post office carrying a box of his ex-boyfriend’s things. But when Arthur and Ben meet-cute at the post office, what exactly does the universe have in…

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    Review: THE THROUBLE WITH FLYING // adorable book by a south african author

    Title: The Trouble With Flying Series: Trouble Series book #1 Author: Rachel Morgan Page count: 254 Date published: 20 June 2014 Genre: New Adult contemporary Thank you to Rachel, the author, for sending me your book! Rating: (4 out of 5 stars) GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Sarah doesn’t talk to strangers. It’s awkward, stressful, and there’s the uncontrollable blushing to worry about. When she boards a plane to fly home after an overseas holiday, she plans to stick her nose in a book and ignore everyone around her. Aiden’s terrified of flying, and it’s his first time on a plane. If he can distract himself by talking non-stop for the entire flight,…

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