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Dragonfly Eyes translated by Helen Wang, from the Chinese original penned by Cao Wenxuan, #108 review

Publication date: 2020 A family saga spanning fifty years and three generations, which takes the reader from the France of the Golden Age to poverty-stricken post-war Shanghai via the re-imagined rural China of the Cultural Revolution.Ah-Mei and her French grandmother, Nainai, share a rare bond. Maybe because Ah-Mei is the only girl grandchild, or maybe […]

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The Truth of You by Iain S. Thomas, #107 review

This is the truth of you.Because you are all I see.Because you are all I breathe.Because when I cannot find you, I am lost.Because when I’m with you, I am found.Because you have the fire of the universe in you, and sometimes you forget.So this book is here to remind you. Dear You, I want you […]

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Body of Scars by Laura Walter, #106 review

Publication date: 16 March 2021 An exploration of fate and female agency in a world very similar to our own–except that the markings on women’s bodies reveal the future. A piercing indictment of rape culture, a read about what happens when women are objectified and stripped of choice–and what happens when they fight back. Celeste […]

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The Quantum Weirdness of the Almost-Kiss by Amy Noelle Parks, #105 review

Publication date: 24 March 2020 Caleb has always assumed that when she was ready for romance, Evie would choose him. Because he is her best friend, and he loves her, and he has almost kissed her 17 times… Seventeen-year-old Evie Beckham has never been interested in dating. She’s been fully occupied by her love of […]

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Witches Steeped in Gold by Ciannon Smart, #104 review

Publication date: 20 April 2021 Divided by their order. United by their vengeance. Iraya has spent her life in a cell, but every day brings her closer to freedom – and vengeance. Jazmyne is the Queen’s daughter, but unlike her sister before her, she has no intention of dying to strengthen her mother’s power. Sworn […]

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A Vow so Bold and Deadly (Cursebreakers #3), #103 review

Publication date: 26 January 2021 Face your fears, fight the battle. Emberfall is crumbling fast, torn between those who believe Rhen is the rightful prince and those who are eager to begin a new era under Grey, the true heir. Grey has agreed to wait two months before attacking Emberfall, and in that time, Rhen […]

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Piranesi by Susanna Clarke , #101 review

Publication date : 15 September 2020 Piranesi’s house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls are lined with thousands upon thousands of statues, each one different from all the others. Within the labyrinth of halls an ocean is imprisoned; waves thunder up staircases, rooms are flooded in an instant. […]

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Influence by Sara Shepard, #100 review (!!!!!)

Publication date : 5 January 2021 Get ready to delve into the world of teen influencers like you’ve never done before–from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Sara Shepard and sixteen-year-old actress and social media personality Lilia Buckingham comes a twisty mystery that takes place in the fiercely competitive world […]

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The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley, #99 review

Publication date : 4th Feburary 2020 The story of a solitary green notebook that brings together six strangers and leads to unexpected friendship, and even love Julian Jessop, an eccentric, lonely artist and septuagenarian believes that most people aren’t really honest with each other. But what if they were? And so he writes–in a plain, […]

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The Wing Thief by Samantha Atkins, Book Tour + #98 review

Woah! You read that right! Welcome to my first Book Tour Stop🌿 You know me as The Bookish Faerie, of course I had to join a Faerie book tour! That’s very on brand for my whimsy fae soul. And it was such a delight to read the book! Continue scrolling down for my review but […]