I'm a huge Karen M. McManus fan, and I reviewed One of Us is Lying here and One of Us is Next here. So when I saw the chance to get on a blog tour for this incredible book with The Write Reads, I jumped at it. I absolutely loved this complicated family drama between estranged cousins and their mysterious grandmother. Rating: 5 stars
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BLOG TOUR REVIEW | The Beast and the Bethany | Jack Meggitt-Phillips
Rating: 4 stars! Thanks to Egmont Publishing for the review copy of this book, and to Write Reads for letting me join the tour - it has not affected my honest review. The plot: Ebenezer Tweezer is a youthful 511-year-old. He keeps a beast in the attic of his mansion, who he feeds all manner …
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BLOG TOUR REVIEW | Iron Heart | Nina Varela | Crier’s War #2
Crier's War carved out a space in my head when I first read it back in February and has completely refused to leave since, so when I got the opportunity to join this blog tour? I leaped at it. Iron Heart is a perfect follow up and make sure to pick it up on September 8th 2020 in the US and October 14th 2020 for the UK.
The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart (Blog Tour Review)
I honestly have been so hyped for this book for so long that I couldn't believe it when I made it onto the blog tour! An established f/f relationship, bone magic, travelling islands and a magical creature with personality? Sign me the hell up. I can't wait to get my physical copy of this book after release date, because I think this might be even better on the reread. Rating: 4.5 stars
A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik (Review)
Honestly? I was predisposed to love this book. A magic school that’s out to kill students? A dark witch as a main character with untapped powers of death and destruction? Rivals to awkward not-quite-dating? It has all the things I’d pile into my dream book, written by one of my favourite authors and to top it all off the main character shares my name! This book was made for me. Rating: 5 stars!
The First Sister by Linden A Lewis (Review)
I was recommended this book by a friend, as it had somehow completely missed my radar, and I’m so glad that they pointed it out to me because I adored this book. So much so that I finished my review copy and bought a hardback a few days later, because I know I’m going to want to hear the rest of First Sister and Lito’s adventures. Rating: 4.5 stars!
The Sin Eater by Megan Campisi (Review)
From this time forth, it will be known as the Sin Eater's Fountain. None shall drink from it or wash in it or touch it again. Except me. Because I can't be cursed. I am a curse. I ended up buddy reading this one with a friend who works at the bookstore next door to …
The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall (Review)
"Love does not work in terms of convenience. Or any kind of sense." This one has been on my radar forever. Mermaids? Witches? Pirates? AND THEY'RE ALL QUEER? This book was made for me. I read this in a buddy read with a friend, and ended up finishing a day early because we just couldn't …
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REVIEW | Christopher Paolini | To Sleep in a Sea of Stars
An adult space epic from Christopher Paolini? It's a must read, and I adored it. Sentient space ships, a xeno space suit and some seriously cool aliens. Rating: 5 stars
The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones (Audiobook review)
Death is too easy. Better to make every moment of the rest of a person’s life agony. When Netgalley announced audiobook review copies, I was all over it! And though I have criticisms for the Netgalley shelf app, I'm so glad I got my hands on this one! The Only Good Indians, written by Stephen …
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