Sunday post

Sunday post #7 It was a great reading week <3

Linking up with the usual crew for the Sunday meme at Kimba’s book blog. ~ On The Blog ~ This week I’ve only posted once, but it was a fun review of a book I didn’t really like so much. Sharing the review of The Finding of Martha Lost, or how I failed to find a spark in a story about secret underground libraries,…

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Fantasy, Fiction, Loved-it, Steampunk, Women's

Rogue mages, steampunk spells and secrecy – Brother’s Ruin by Emma Newman What looks like a beginning to a truly captivating series

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★✬  4.5 stars This review has been due for a while, I’m sorry, Emma Newman! (haha…) But here we go. Brother’s Ruin was a book I’d been waiting to read like no tomorrow! I was sadly denied an advance copy, so I had to ultimately wait for the release (like all mere mortals… kidding!),…

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Sunday post

Sunday post #5 Let's sum up the reading week

Another week has flown by, and it’s time for another sum-up. Luckily, it’s been a good reading week! Linking up with the usual crew for the Sunday meme at Kimba’s book blog. ~ On the Blog ~ This week has been quite busy work-and-life-wise, so I didn’t do a lot on the blog. However, I did finally post the interview with Kate Moore, author of…

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Diversity, Fantasy, Kidlit, Problematic

Why I decided NOT TO have a giveaway on the blog for this book Olga by Ted Kelsey, or my first PoC rep issue with a book

Check out on Goodreads Not going to rate This post is going to be problematic. It was a changing experience for me as a blogger, that’s for sure. Most of the time we just read books we like, or don’t like. Simple as that. But sometimes the issues are slightly bigger than us and our likes or dislikes. That tends…

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Sunday post

Sunday post #3 Let's sum up the reading week

I turn around, and it’s Sunday already. Which means, it’s Sunday update time! Linking up with the usual crew for the Sunday meme at Kimba’s book blog. ~ On the Blog ~ This week has been quite productive on the blog! I have published reviews for Children of the Different and The Radium Girls. I specifically urge you to read about The…

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Illness, Loved-it, NetGalley, Non-fiction, Women's

Why were they called The Girls With Radioactive Bones? The Radium Girls, by Kate Moore

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★★  5 stars They were called The Girls With Radioactive Bones. There were newspaper headlines such as ‘Living Dead’ Win In Court’ about them. And all that – almost a hundred years ago. I’m going to tell you a very painful, sad, but strong story of fighting for your rights, for justice,…

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Dystopian, Fantasy, Fiction, Indie

Dead world, primal mind eating monster, kids with powers – Children of the Different, S.C.Flynn 3.5 stars, but it's definitely worth a read if you love fantasy

Check out on Goodreads ★★★✬☆  3.5 stars Received in giveaway I have been reading this book for quite a while. The reason it took me so long though, was because I was listening to it on a reading app, rather than just reading. I have received this one on a giveaway. Having finished it, I was struggling with the rating…

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Booktags, Sunday post

Sunday post #2 Let's sum up the reading week

Like every week, today I’m linking up with the Sunday meme at Kimba’s book blog for a short update. ~ Reading this week ~     So I’m still reading The Fifth Season and 4 3 2 1, but I’ve also started Shift, which is the sequel of Wool. I posted my review of Wool this week, and the book was just so amazing!…

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Book hauls

Book haul #3 and March reading stats

Time for a monthly book haul and March recap! Here’s to hoping that I got less books this month than previously… (I wouldn’t hold my breath…) But, despite it not being a very good reading month, I did do something new – I had my first author interview! And it was so much fun to do. You can find it here.…

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Fiction, Interviews, Women's

How to write a book about kicking rockstars out of your house, or… Interview with BJ Knapp, author of Beside The Music

So last week, in my review of Beside The Music, I promised you an interview with the author, BJ Knapp. Happy to say that I’ve got the interview questions right here and I’m going to share them with you in just a few seconds! But first of all, let’s meet our lovely interviewee. Although we already know that BJ Knapp a writer, there’s…

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Fiction, Loved-it, NetGalley, Other-cultures, Women's

A Gripping Story About Mothers and Daughters, Adoption And… Tea? The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★★  5 stars The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane sounds like just another pretty name, when you first spot it. It brings promise, as does the author’s well-known name, Lisa See. A promise of secrets, twilight and fantastic cultures it might take you too. I’m going to tell you that it delivers. Brace yourselves…

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