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    Author Interviews,  Features

    Author Interview: A Chat with Dumpling’s Wai Chim

    Author Interview with Wai Chim | The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling I am SO excited to be bringing you guys an interview/chat I had with Wai Chim, the author of one of my newest favourite YA contemporaries The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling (See my 5-star review HERE). I related so much to this novel and it was a pleasure to get to pick Wai’s brain a little about it and about her general author life. Here it is! Author Interview: A Chat with Wai Chim   1. Hi! How are you? I’m sure you must have had a hectic schedule with the release of this beautiful pink…

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    Oasis Book Review

    Oasis by Katya de Becerra Book Review Is it awesome having an author friend that is lovely enough to gift you their ARC? Yes. Is it even better when their book is freaking amazing? Hell yes. I almost didn’t expect how good this would be and it literally got me out of a book slump. Goodreads Blurb:   The oasis saved them. But who will save them from the oasis? Alif had exciting summer plans: working on her father’s archaeological dig site in the desert with four close friends . . . and a very cute research assistant. Then the sandstorm hit. With their camp wiped away, Alif and the…

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    The Priory of The Orange Tree Book Review

    The Priory of The Orange Tree Book Review When people start comparing a book to Game of Thrones, you can either get sceptical or you get on board — my fellow readers, it’s time to get on board (if you haven’t already). Okay, YES. I’m super late to the hype with this review, I’m super late in general but oh my god, this book was actually just as amazing as I heard from other reviewers. It was definitely a hyped up book with more positive than mixed reviews and I can actually see why they have mixed reviews, I can see both sides but, I still freaking loved it and boy…

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    The Flower Girls Book Review

    The Flower Girls Book Review   I don’t think I’ve felt this strongly or felt as much while reading for a long time as I have with this book. I’ve been a slow and slumping reader and I sped through this book because it was just AMAZING. I’m not usually one to pick up Adult Mystery/Psychological Thrillers, although I love them when done well, and in this case, Alice Clark-Platts smashed it out of the park.   Goodreads Blurb:   YOU’LL NEVER FORGET THE FLOWER GIRLS The Flower Girls. Laurel and Primrose. One convicted of murder, the other given a new identity. Now, nineteen years later, another child has gone…

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    Kingdom of Ash Book Review

    The end. IT’S THE END. The crying will never end. Someone give me tissues and play more Bring Me The Horizon tracks. Disclaimer: This review is SPOILER-FREE, (except for obvious spoilers from the previous books, so BEWARE), so basically expect a bunch of mush that makes no sense. The reason why I’ve been doing mini-reviews for this series: I CAN’T ENGLISH REVIEW WELL from the shookness generally. It’s extremely hard and I can’t believe I’m doing a full review for this book that had me fully shook after nearly imploding when writing that Muse of Nightmares review. It’s so hard. Either way, I’m not going to be analysing a whole lot with…

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    Mini-Reviews,  Reviews

    Tower of Dawn Book Mini-Review

    I was actually pretty reluctant to read this one because I was so impatient to get to Kingdom of Ash but BOY WAS I WRONG. This was book was definitely vital to the whole series for the final book, and I was shocked as to what was revealed.   Goodreads Blurb:   In the next installment of the New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series, follow Chaol on his sweeping journey to a distant empire. Chaol Westfall has always defined himself by his unwavering loyalty, his strength, and his position as the Captain of the Guard. But all of that has changed since the glass castle shattered, since his men were slaughtered,…

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    Mini-Reviews,  Reviews

    Empire of Storms Book Mini-Review

    After nearly 2 years of holding on to this book and not reading it for fear of my heart breaking, I read it. And yes, my heart broke, just a little. It was worth it though! I’m happy I waited since I could not go on any longer if I didn’t have Tower of Dawn right here with me, and the highly anticipated Kingdom of Ash, right there – staring at me and making me read ToD as fast as I can. Also, sorry for slacking with blogging. It really feels like I’m slacking although I’m apparently still posting twice a week, so is that good? Let me know! – As…

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    Mini-Reviews,  Reviews

    Queen of Shadows Mini-Review

    I don’t do mini-reviews very often but since this was a re-read and I never reviewed this one the first time I read, I thought – why not?   Goodreads Blurb:   The queen has returned. Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she’s at last returned to the empire—for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past… She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, she must fight. She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die for her. She will fight for her friend, a young man…

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    BookTube: My Current Favourites

    Let’s put all the recent BookTube drama aside (lol all the discussion videos spilling that tea tho is quality, including this kick arse musical version by readwithcindy who you should totally follow) and talk about our favourites! I, unfortunately, don’t venture into the world of BookTube very often, but when I do these honeybees are generally the ones I always go for – probably because most of them were the first ones I watched when I found out there was a BookTube a year ago. I have a few friends who also have BookTube accounts that I try to check and watch as often as I can, but I’ll be honest,…

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    The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang Book Review

    About 3 people recommended this gorgeous book to me so last month (not actually knowing what it’s about lol) I picked it up from the bookstore and honestly, two words: NO REGRETS. Goodreads Blurb:   A heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves one thing: there’s not enough data in the world to predict what will make your heart tick. Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases–a job that has given her more money than she knows what to do with, and way less experience in the dating department than the average thirty-year-old. It doesn’t help…