Continuing my 5+1 series, bringing my love of fanfic tropes into my book recs! I'll be looking at tropes, genres and anything else I can think of; and giving 5 books I recommend in that category plus 1 I want to read! This week it's witchy books.
Finally my incredibly reading-slumpy October is over, and I can start fresh before clearurshit! I read 12 books, a total of 4391 pages and my average rating was 4.56 out of 5 stars - so at least all the books I did read were excellent!
The Stats: PAGES READ IN OCTOBER: 2844 pages (-19%) across 8 books. PAGES READ IN NOVEMBER: 3369 pages (+18%) across 8 books. SO FAR IN 2019: 28,386 pages (+189.9%) across 83 books. Usually around 8 books is my maximum for a month. Sometimes 9 or 10 if it's quiet at work. For December, if I … Continue reading October and November Wrap Up
A magical witchy read that I think about all the time! My first dip into historical fiction that, in hindsight started a love for the genre. Rating: 4.5 stars
Even after all this, Maren thinks, Ursa believes herself to have power over him. Witch-hunter or no, Absalom is, after all, still only a man. Rating: 4 stars The Mercies is inspired by a historical event, the Vardø storm of 1617 where a terrible storm sank ten ships and killed forty men- the majority of … Continue reading The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave (Review)