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Review: The Keeper of Night by Kylie Lee Baker | A thrilling fantasy debut that explores identity & 1890s Japan

Hello everyone!! I'm back with a book review and this time it's on THE KEEPER OF NIGHT BY KYLIE LEE BAKER. I was really excited for this book because 1890s Japan?? A book packed with Japanese folklore?? A biracial protagonist struggling to fit in?? A mysterious love interest?? And a wholesome yet conflicting sibling dynamic??… Continue reading Review: The Keeper of Night by Kylie Lee Baker | A thrilling fantasy debut that explores identity & 1890s Japan

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Review: Sisters of the Snake by Sarena and Sasha Nanua

Hello! Today's review is on SISTERS OF THE SNAKE BY SARENA & SASHA NANUA. Sisters of the Snake is one of the only YA Indian inspired fantasies I have read, and is therefore very close to my heart!! I loved everything about this book, from the food, to the clothes, the characters, and the thrilling… Continue reading Review: Sisters of the Snake by Sarena and Sasha Nanua

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My Favourite Books of the Year So Far

Hello everyone!! I've read 70 books so far and most of them were amazing! I usually do give a lot of books 5 star ratings but here are a few books that I REALLY REALLY loved and are very close to me </3 Hani and Ishu's Guide to Fake Dating: Alright. So, the amount of… Continue reading My Favourite Books of the Year So Far

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[Blog Tour] The Holiday Switch by Tif Marcelo – Review + Playlist

click on the banner for the entire tour schedule!! Hi and welcome everyone!! I hope you enjoy my first Book Tour [review + playlist]. Thank you so much TBR and Beyond Tours for including me in the book tour for The Holiday Switch by Tif Marcelo : ) The Holiday Switch by Tif Marcelo Rating:… Continue reading [Blog Tour] The Holiday Switch by Tif Marcelo – Review + Playlist

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Little Thieves by Margaret Owen (ARC) Review

Little Thieves by Margaret OwenRating: 4.5/5★Genre: YA fantasy Pub Date: 19th October 2021 [TW: Body horror, blood, violence, past attempted sexual assault, past emotional and physical abuse, animal sacrifice, death, body shaming, underage drinking, forced betrothal] StoryGraph | Goodreads Synopsis: Once upon a time, there was a horrible girl... Vanja Schmidt knows that no gift is freely… Continue reading Little Thieves by Margaret Owen (ARC) Review

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The Boy with Fire by Aparna Verma – Book Review

The Boy with Fire by Aparna Verma Rating: 4/5★ Genre: Young Adult/Adult Fantasy, Mythology Pub Date: 31st August 2021 [PUBLISHED NOW!] [TW: Arson, violence, ableism] StoryGraph | Goodreads Synopsis Dune meets The Poppy War in Aparna Verma’s The Boy with Fire, a glorious yet brutal tour-de-force debut that grapples with the power and manipulation of myth in an Indian-inspired epic fantasy. Yassen Knight was… Continue reading The Boy with Fire by Aparna Verma – Book Review

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Vespertine by Margaret Rogerson (ARC) Review

Vespertine by Margaret RogersonRating: 4/5★Genre: YA fantasyPub Date: 5th October 2021 [TW: Self-harm, anxiety, disordered eating (minor), child neglect/abuse (past), trauma/PTSD (traumatic experiences in past).] StoryGraph | Goodreads Synopsis (from publisher): The dead of Loraille do not rest. Artemisia is training to be a Gray Sister, a nun who cleanses the bodies of the deceased so that their souls can… Continue reading Vespertine by Margaret Rogerson (ARC) Review

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Books to Read this Fall | Book Recs

Hello besties today I'm going to be sharing some book recommendations that nobody asked for but you're getting them anyways :') I really love Autumn you know? It's cold but warm? And my birthday is in fall so that's something *impromptu giggle* but let's get on with some book recommendations!! A Lesson in Vengeance by… Continue reading Books to Read this Fall | Book Recs

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Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao (ARC) Review

Hi everyone I hope you're doing well!! This post is a review for Xiran Jay Zhao's debut novel Iron Widow. Thank you to Penguin Teen Canada and Netgalley for sending me an advanced review copy in exchange for an honest review </3 Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao Rating: 5/5★Genre: YA fantasy, sci-fi, (some historic aspects too)Pub… Continue reading Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao (ARC) Review