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Review: Wildspark by Vashti Hardy

Hello! It feels like ages since I’ve written a book review, and as I adored/loved/am-still-reeling from this book, I thought I’d record my thoughts on it. Wildspark is the second novel by the wonderful Vashti Hardy. A year after the death of her older brother, Prue Haywood’s family is still shattered by grief. But everything… Continue reading Review: Wildspark by Vashti Hardy

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A Reading Slump | AKA I failed my OWLs

OH READING SLUMP, WE MEET AGAIN. If you recall, I had this grand and epic plan to participate in the absolutely awesome OWLs Readathon in the month of April–a Harry Potter inspired challenge that involves picking a magical career. I wanted to become a librarian, and you can check out my TBR here. If I… Continue reading A Reading Slump | AKA I failed my OWLs

Book Reviews · Reading

Review: Enchantée by Gita Trelease

Paris in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries—and magicians… When smallpox kills her parents, Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail, naive sister while managing her volatile brother. Relying on petty magic—la magie ordinaire—Camille painstakingly transforms scraps of metal into money to buy the food… Continue reading Review: Enchantée by Gita Trelease


Five middle grade books that deserve more attention

I shout about middle grade books a lot on this blog, but I always feel there are a few hidden gems amongst the ranks that I ADORE but that I don’t see a lot of chatter about. This post is basically a way of shouting out these books, so that more readers can enjoy these… Continue reading Five middle grade books that deserve more attention