Reviews

3 Quotes, 3 Days

Hi everyone!

It’s Day Two of my 3 Quotes in 3 Days posts and this time I have a quote from Jay Kristoff (because of course I have??)

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The Rules

• Thank the person who nominated you

• Post a quote for 3 consecutive days (1 quote for each day)

• Nominate 3 new bloggers each daydivider-2461548_1280

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I have this quote on a pillow and I would LOVE to one day get it tattooed because isn’t it just beautiful? And SO true???divider-2461548_1280
I Tag:

Beth

Lilly-Beth

Bec

Until tomorrow my loves!

Keep Reading,

Meggan x

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Book Tags

3 Quotes, 3 Days!

LONG TIME NO SEE FRIENDS!!

I’m back (I think????) for now!!! I have NO idea how long I’ll be here for, because my mind likes to rule over when I blog, and when I abandon my blog for months, but HELLO MY FRIENDS!!!

I’ve been real absent from everything to do with life recently, because of some pretty crappy things that I’ve detailed in my previous post (which you can find here if you want to know more – Where Have I Been?!).

But for now I’m back with a lovely easy going post that my wonderful friend Sarah from Book Hooked Nook tagged me in! Let’s have a look at some of my favourite quotes!

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The Rules

• Thank the person who nominated you

• Post a quote for 3 consecutive days (1 quote for each day)

• Nominate 3 new bloggers each daydivider-2461548_1280

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This quote is something that resonated with me the minute I read it. ACOMAF is my favourite SJM book, and I felt this on every level. It’s something that I always keep in mind when I’m struggling with my mental health and I love it!divider-2461548_1280
I Tag:

Ash

Nicola

Dorka

Until tomorrow my loves!

Keep Reading,

Meggan x

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Where Have I Been?

Hi everyone!

I was going to start this by saying “it’s been a while”, but honestly I feel like that is such an understatement! I haven’t fully been dedicated to my blog AT ALL this year – I’ve posted every now and again but haven’t really been back as much as I normally am. I wanted to write a little update post on what’s been happening, and why I’ve been so absent recently – and also give some of my reading stats this year so far!

This is probably going to be a long one because there’s quite a lot of stuff to update you on – but I’ll split it into sections to make it easier!

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Life

Life has been a bit of a weird one for 2019 so far. It started off wild with some family stuff going on in my family, and then as the year went on, some family stuff happened with Ben’s family and it was all a bit of a roller-coaster. We seem to be on the come up now from it all, but it’s been a bit of a rough one.

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Book Tags

I Should Read That Book Tag!

Hi everyone!

I’m back with a new book tag! I have quite a few to catch up on, but I thought I’d start with this one! I saw this one ages ago on A Dreamers Library and knew I wanted to do it!

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  • Thank the person who tagged you and link back to their post
  • Link to the creator’s blog (booksnest.co.uk) in your post
  • Answer the questions below
  • Tag 10 others to take part
  • ENJOY THE TAG!

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A Reaper at the Gates – MARIAM I’M GETTING THERE I PROMISE.

A book that’s been on your TBR forever and yet you still haven’t picked it up

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The Wrath and the Dawn has literally been on my TBR for as long as I’ve been blogging and I have no idea why I haven’t picked it up!

A book in a series you’ve started, but haven’t gotten round to finishing yet

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I still need to read literally the entire rest of the Dexter series! I read the first one and haven’t yet gotten to the rest.

A classic you’ve always liked the sound of but never actually read.

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The Picture of Dorian Gray has been on my TBR for SO long, and I have no idea why I’ve not read it yet!

A popular book that it seems everyone but you has read.

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Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak – I still need to finish it!

A book that inspired a film/TV adaptation that you really love, but you just haven’t read it yet.

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The Darkest Minds has been on my TBR for so long, I keep putting it off for some reason!

A book you see all over Instagram but haven’t picked up yet.

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Circe – it seems so good, but I’m just also very wary as to whether it’s my thing.
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I tag:

I hope you all enjoyed this tag! I loved doing it, and exposing just how many books I really need to get around to reading!! What do you think to my answers? Which books should I get to first?

Until next time,

Keep Reading!

Meggan x

Reviews

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman // Review


Title: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman // Review

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 7th February 2017

Synopsis: The great Norse myths, which have inspired so much of modern fiction, are dazzlingly retold by Neil Gaiman. Tales of dwarfs and frost giants, of treasure and magic, and of Asgard, home to the gods: Odin the all-father, highest and oldest of the Aesir; his mighty son Thor, whose hammer Mjollnir makes the mountain giants tremble; Loki, wily and handsome, reliably unreliable in his lusts; and Freya, more beautiful than the sun or the moon, who spurns those who seek to control her.divider-2461548_1280

A wonderful insight into the world of Norse Mythology, and the trials of the gods.

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You by Caroline Kepnes // Review


Title: You by Caroline Kepnes

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 25th September 2014

Synopsis: When aspiring writer Guinevere Beck strides into the bookstore where Joe works, he is instantly smitten. But there’s more to Joe than Beck realises and much more to Beck than her perfect facade. And the obsessive relationship quickly spirals into a whirlwind of deadly consequences…divider-2461548_1280

This was unlike anything I have ever read before. Truly a unique story from start to finish.

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Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo // Review


Title: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 29th September 2015

Synopsis: Criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams – but he can’t pull it off alone.

A convict with a thirst for revenge. 
A sharpshooter who can’t walk away from a wager.
A runaway with a privileged past. 
A spy known as the Wraith. 
A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums. 
A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes.

Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz’s crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction – if they don’t kill each other first.divider-2461548_1280

From the amazing world building to the character and plot development, I am truly in awe of this book.

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Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller // Review


Title: Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 27th February 2018

Synopsis: My father’s ships will be at the siren’s mercy. We will be the ones to reach the island first and claim its treasure for ourselves. Alosa’s mission is finally complete. Not only has she recovered all three pieces of the map to a legendary hidden treasure, but the pirates who originally took her captive are now prisoners on her ship. Still unfairly attractive and unexpectedly loyal, Riden is a constant distraction, but now he’s under her orders. And she takes great comfort in knowing that the villainous Vordan will be facing her father’s justice. When Vordan exposes a secret her father has kept for years, Alosa and her crew find themselves in a deadly race with the feared Pirate King. Alosa knows they will recover the treasure first… after all, she’s the daughter of the Siren Queen.divider-2461548_1280

The final installment in the duology is truly an outstanding story of love, betrayal, and finding yourself.

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Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller // Review


Title: Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 28th February 2017

Synopsis: If you want something done right…When her father, the ruthless Pirate King, discovers that a legendary treasure map can be found on an enemy ship, his daughter, Alosa, knows that there’s only one pirate for the job – herself. Leaving behind her beloved ship and crew, Alosa deliberately facilitates her own kidnapping to ensure her welcome on the ship. After all, who’s going to suspect a girl locked in a cell…But Alosa has skills enough for any three pirates, and has yet to meet her match. Although she has to admit that the surprisingly perceptive and unfairly attractive first mate, Riden, the lucky pirate charged with finding out all her secrets, comes the closest. Now it’s down to a battle of wits and will…Can Alosa find the map before Riden figures out her plan?divider-2461548_1280

Pirates, Sirens, treasure and badass women? A jolly ol’ novel all rolled into one!

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Monthly TBR

TrueCrimeAThon TBR!

Hi everyone!

I’m back with my third and FINAL TBR post for May! This is the final readathon I’m taking part in for May, but honestly I am SO excited for it! If you know me, you’ll know I absolutely LOVE true crime. Books, TV shows, podcasts – sign me up for it all.

So when I saw this readathon hosted by RachaelIsBooked I knew I had to take part! This readathon runs from 21st May – 28th May and has a few prompts to focus on each stage of being a detective; from Armchair Detective to Interpol! I’m so excited to read some of the true crime books on my TBR, and can’t wait to show you my TBR!

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Armchair Detective: An Infamous CaseTed Bundy: Conversations with a Serial Killer

Police Academy: Non-Violent CrimeThe Great Escape by Paul Brickhill

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Police Officer: Hometown MurderIan Brady by Dr Alan Keightley

Homicide Detective: Solved CaseFred & Rose by Howard Sounes

Cold Case Detective: Unsolved Case – ???

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FBI Agent: Serial Killer/ Mass MurderMass Killers by David J. Krajicek

Interpol: International CaseHelter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosidivider-2461548_1280

My final TBR is now done for he month! If you missed my other two you can find them here:

MentalHealthAThon TBR!

Bookemon Badgeathon TBR!

Are you taking part in this readathon? What’s on your TBR? Let me know below!

Until next time,

Keep Reading!

Meggan x