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  • Book Review

    REVIEW: The Mercies

    My Thoughts: Warning this review will contain spoilers and is going to be blunt. I did not enjoy this book, it was boring in parts and had awful pacing, but most of all I…

    March 17, 2020
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    Review: Labyrinth Lost

    My Thoughts: As I recently stated of all the magical books and styles, books about brujx and latinx magic are one of my favourites. It aligns so well with the craft and magic that…

    March 16, 2020
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    REVIEW: Infinity Son

    My Thoughts: I don’t want to write this review, because it makes me so sad to say that I did not love this book. I loved They Both Die At The End so much…

    March 12, 2020
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    REVIEW: On A Sunbeam

    My Thoughts: I hadn’t heard of Tillie Walden or read any of her books when I pick up this chunky Graphic Novel from my Library. I just knew that it looked beautiful and was…

    March 10, 2020
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    REVIEW: Only Mostly Devastated

    My Thoughts: My thoughts on this book, are still nearly a week later just a feral scream of joy! I stayed up until nearly 3 am reading “just one more page” that found me…

    March 9, 2020
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    REVIEW: New Transgender Blockbusters

    Today I bring you an exciting review but first I was lucky enough to attend the book launch on Tuesday for this and it was great. Held at my favourite bookstore Unity Books and…

    March 5, 2020
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    REVIEW: The King Of Crows

    My Thoughts: As many of you might know I wasn’t sure if I was going to continue with this series. I found book three extremely average at best with some problematic scenes. In the…

    March 2, 2020
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    REVIEW: The Black Flamingo

    My Thoughts: I love books in verse, especially strong powerful books in verse. Let me tell you this book is exactly that, emotive strong and powerful. I loved so much the perspective of a…

    February 27, 2020
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    REVIEW: Illuminae

    My Thoughts: Literally everyone is always raving about this series, so last year during a Whitcoulls sale I picked the first one up. Then Cait mentioned it to me again and told me I…

    February 24, 2020
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    REVIEW: Found

    My Thoughts: The sole reason, I even read this book is because of Star’s unending raving and love for all things Fleur Ferris. So I asked her which book I should read, and out…

    February 20, 2020
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    REVIEW: The Gilded Wolves

    My Thoughts: This is my first book by Roshani Chokshi and I wasn’t really sure what to expect. Also in typical me fashion, I didn’t read the blurb or any reviews beforehand so I…

    February 18, 2020
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    REVIEW: We Unleash The Merciless Storm

    My Thoughts: I’m not even sure how to begin this review. We Set the Dark on Fire was an epic political fantasy with a rich world built around it. The second book focuses more…

    February 17, 2020
  • Book Blitz/Tour Book Review

    Blog Tour: Foul Is Fair

    My Thoughts: Macbeth for the #MeToo era, this book was utterly thrilling and wonderful to read. It is written with magical dream-like surrealism that connects you to the mind frame that our main character…

    February 13, 2020
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    REVIEW: A Trio Of Sophies

    My Thoughts: This book is one of the more interesting formats I have encountered. First off it has two parts both told in Diary entries. The first part starts on Day 65 of Sophie…

    February 11, 2020
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    REVIEW: The Tea Dragon Festival

    My Thoughts: The art in this book is just so cute and adorable and just absolutely perfect! I loved how Katie O’Neill was able to capture sign language and the overall diversity is amazing.…

    February 10, 2020
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    REVIEW: The Space Between Lost and Found

    My Thoughts: Sandy Stark-McGinnis has a unique ability to write intense and beautiful stories about traumatic situations with a delicacy that does not overwhelm. She doesn’t shy from the negatives and ensures the childlike…

    February 6, 2020
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    REVIEW: Daughter of the Pirate King

    My Thoughts: I had the highest of expectations for this book, really I did! I expected to love it as it is about a female pirate captain who is also a princess and on…

    February 3, 2020
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    REVIEW: Not Your Sidekick

    My Thoughts: I first came across this book last year on twitter recommended by C.W. of The Quiet Pond who talked about the strong Chinese character as a lead. Then I read somewhere else…

    January 28, 2020
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    REVIEW: Highway Bodies

    My Thoughts: This book, was my top pick for the first book to read of the year, one because it was hella queer but also because it had been on my to-read list for…

    January 27, 2020
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    REVIEW: Come Tumbling Down

    My Thoughts: This was probably my most anticipated release in January, technically only beating Dark and Deepest Red because I was lucky enough to get an Advance Reader Copy of it. It is no…

    January 14, 2020
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    REVIEW: Reverie

    My Thoughts: I was so pumped for this book, so pumped in fact that I froze completely when it came out in early December. I wanted to read it right away but also what…

    January 13, 2020
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    REVIEW: The Poet X

    My Thoughts: I have to say I’m pretty wary of slam poetry publications as sometimes the rhythm that is vital to it’s beauty just doesn’t translate. So a whole novel written in slam poetry…

    January 6, 2020
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    REVIEW: Book Love

    My Thoughts: This wee little book of funny comics was a Christmas Gift and I was so delighted. Both because I hadn’t heard of this book, I don’t pay much attention to comics outside…

    January 2, 2020
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    REVIEW: Middlegame

    My Thoughts: There are very few books out there that evoke a feeling of unease and confusion while reading them. These are books that you know once you have finished them you are going…

    December 30, 2019