Reviews

BLOGMAS DAY 5: Wintersong by S-Jae Jones // Review

Title: Wintersong by S-Jae Jones

Rating: ★★★★.5

Release: 7th February 2017

Synopsis: All her life, Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, dangerous Goblin King. They’ve enraptured her spirit and inspired her musical compositions. Now eighteen, Liesl can’t help but feel that her musical dreams and childhood fantasies are slipping away.But when her sister is taken by the Goblin King, Liesl must journey to the Underground to save her. Drawn to the strange, captivating world she finds-and the mysterious man who rules it-she soon faces an impossible decision. With time and the old laws working against her, Liesl must discover who she truly is before her fate is sealed.

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A fantastical novel that will make you fall in love with the Goblin King all over again.

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BLOG TOUR: Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa // Review

Title: Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa

Rating: ★★★★

Release: 1st November 2018

Synopsis: Every millennium the missing pieces of the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers are hunted, for they hold the power to call the great Kami Dragon from the sea and ask for any one wish. As a temple burns to the ground Yumeko escapes with its greatest treasure – the first piece of the scroll. And when fate thrusts her into the path of a mysterious samurai she knows he seeks what she has. Kage is under order to kill those who stand in his way but will he be able to complete his mission? Will this be the dawn that sees the dragon wake?

A glimpse into the fantastical world of Japanese mythology, with this thrilling book that you won’t want to put down.

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BLOG TOUR: Dead Stock by Rachel Ward // Review

Title: Dead Stock by Rachel Ward

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 15th November 2018

Synopsis: New Year dawns and something is rotten in Kingsleigh. With a body on the bypass and pet cats going missing, supermarket sleuths Ant and Bea have a new case. But juggling problems at work and home takes its toll – and as they near the truth, more than one secret is going to come out.

The brilliant second installment of the Ant & Bea Mysteries is filled with cats, mystery and murder – what more could you need?

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BLOG TOUR: Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend // Review

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Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 13th November 2018

Synopsis: The captivating and heart-pounding sequel to the New York Times bestselling and #1 Kids’ Indie Next Pick Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow, as heroine Morrigan battles a new evil. Morrigan Crow and her best friend Hawthorne Swift are now proud scholars in the elite Wundrous Society, but life is far from perfect. Does Morrigan have what it takes to prove that she belongs in the Society?divider-2461548_1280

Welcome back to the Wunderous world of Nevermoor. If you thought the first book was good, get ready for the journey of a lifetime.

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Monthly TBR

#AtoZ Readathon TBR!

Hi everyone!

It’s November, and naturally I decided that having just one TBR (which you can find here – November TBR – Reading the Oldest Books on my TBR!) isn’t enough, so here’s ANOTHER TBR for you!

As you know I love doing readathons, so this month surprise surprise…I’m doing another readathon! I saw the AtoZ Readathon, and KNEW I had to do it! I’m doing the harder challenge (why am I like this???), and reading one book for the entire of the alphabet! I am going off of book titles not authors, because authors was SO hard haha! I will also mention that the letter X is also ‘wild’ so we can choose whatever book we want! (Also yes I missed Q but I COULDN’T FIND ANYTHING!).

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A – An American Story by Christopher Priest

B – Blame by Simon Mayo

C – Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

D – Dead Stock by Rachel Ward

E – End of Oz by Danielle Paige

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F – Fellside by M. R. Carey

G – The Graces by Laura Eve

H – Halcyon by Rio Youers

I – I’ll Be There For You by Kelsey Miller

J – Journey Under the Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino

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K – Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas

L – Language of Kindess by Christie Watson

M – Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

N – Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

O – Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell

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P – Prodigy by Marie Lu

R – Riverkeep by Martin Stewart

S – Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

T – Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare

U – Under the Dome by Stephen King

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V – Vengeful by V. E. Schwab

W – Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell

X – Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Y – You by Caroline Klepkes

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What do you think of this TBR? Let me know what I should read first, and what you thought of the books I’ve mentioned! Are you taking part? Send me your TBR’s below!

Until next time,

Keep Reading!

Meggan x

Reviews

BLOG TOUR: Halcyon by Rio Youers // Review


Title: Halcyon by Rio Youers

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 23rd October 2018

Synopsis: Halcyon is the answer for anyone who wants to escape, but paradise isn’t what it seems. A self-sustaining community on a breathtakingly beautiful island, Halcyon is run for people who want to live without fear, crime or greed. Its leader has dedicated her life to the pursuit of Glam Moon, a place of eternal beauty and healing, and believes the pathway there can only be found at the end of pleasure. On the heels of tragedy, Martin Lovegrove moves his family to Halcyon. A couple of months, he tells himself, to retreat from the chaos and grind. Yet he soon begins to suspect there is something beneath Halcyon s perfect veneer. As the founder captivates his young family, Martin sets out to discover the truth of the island, however terrible it might be, where something so perfect hides unimaginable darkness beneath…divider-2461548_1280

A creepy and eerie novel with brilliant storytelling, and a premise that proves that heaven can sometimes be hell.

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Blogtober 2018 · Book Tags

Blogtober Day 31: Halloween Book Tag!

Hi everyone!

The day has arrived…HAPPY HALLOWEEN GUYS!!! The month is nearly over, which means the spookiest of days has arrived, and with it the end of Blogtober! I’m so sad it’s over, but I’m extremely excited to celebrate Halloween with this tag!

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Favorite Scary (Must Read) For Halloween

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This creeped me out so much, and I absolutely love it!

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Blogtober 2018 · Weekly Book Memes

Blogtober Day 30: Top Ten Tuesday – Favourite Spooky Books (Halloween Freebie)!

Hi everyone!

It’s Blogtober Day 30 – the final day is approaching! However I’m back again with a new Top Ten Tuesday! TTT has actually moved from The Broke and the Bookish now and is actually over at That Artsy Reader Girl so go and check out everyone’s posts over there!

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This week’s TTT is a Halloween freebie – I’m so sad spooky month is nearly over, it’s one of my favourite months of the year! Today I’ve decided to recommend some of my favourite books for the spooky month, so let’s get to it!divider-2461548_1280.
The Creeper Man by Dawn Kurtagich

This horror filled Young Adult book has been at the top of my Halloween Book list since the first time I read it a couple years ago. It combines childhood innocence, with the purest form of horror – the place you feel the safest actually being the one place that is out to get you.

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Blogtober 2018 · Reviews

Blogtober Day 29: The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough // Review


Title: The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough

Rating: ★★★★

Release: 2nd April 2015

Synopsis: Flora and Henry were born a few blocks from each other, innocent of the forces that might keep a white boy and an African American girl apart; years later they meet again and their mutual love of music sparks an even more powerful connection. But what Flora and Henry don’t know is that they are pawns in a game played by the eternal adversaries Love and Death, here brilliantly reimagined as two extremely sympathetic and fascinating characters. Can their hearts and their wills overcome not only their earthly circumstances, but forces that have battled throughout history?divider-2461548_1280A completely unique story of the impact that two of the oldest adversaries can have on everyday life – who wins in a game of love and death?

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