The (Slightly Later Than) Mid Year Book Freakout Tag | 2019

1 // Best book I’ve read so far in 2019  I’m going to break the rules and pick two. Wildspark by Vashti Hardy and The Star Spun Web by Sinead O’hart. 2 // My favourite sequel of the first half of the year It has to be Wundersmith by Jessica Townsend. 3 // A new… Continue reading The (Slightly Later Than) Mid Year Book Freakout Tag | 2019

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3 middle grade sequels even better than the first book

It’s a lofty notion, I know. The general rule is that the original is always the best. But there’s just something special about settling back into a story you know and love, and seeing your favourite characters off on more adventures. Recently I’ve been able to do just that, and it was wonderful. 1 //… Continue reading 3 middle grade sequels even better than the first book

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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

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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