Reading Blog #3 | Self care days + and Reading the beast that is House of Earth and Blood

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Time for another reading blog!

The past week has been a bit messed up. I’ve been trying to be as positive as possible with all that’s happening. My graduation was cancelled and so were my classes. It’s scary not knowing what’s going to happen next. I decided to start this beast to keep me distracted, as well as having more self care days and spicing up the week.

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Blog Tour: Night of the Dragon by Julie Kagawa | Excerpt

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You’ve all guessed it from the title of this post. I bring to you an excerpt from Night of the Dragon by Julie Kagawa! I was so excited when Shadow of the Fox came out and I absolutely loved it. So excited for you all to read the excerpt for the upcoming book! Thank you Inkyard press for including me in the blog tour!

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Blog Tour: Frozen Beauty by Lexa Hillyer | Review + Favorite Quotes

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Welcome to my stop for the Frozen Beauty blog tour!

Thank you to The Fantastic Flying Book Club for including me in the blog tour, and to HarperTeen for the gifted review copy!


 

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Frozen Beauty by Lexa Hillyer

Publisher: HarperTeen

Release Date: March 17th 2020

Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Thriller, Contemporary

 

★★

Synopsis

Everyone in Devil’s Lake knows the three golden Malloy sisters—but one of them is keeping a secret that will turn their little world inside out….

No one knows exactly what happened to Kit in the woods that night—all they have are a constellation of facts: icy blue lips and fingers cold to the touch, a lacy bra, an abandoned pick-up truck with keys still in the ignition. Still, Tessa, even in her fog of grief, is certain that her sister’s killer wasn’t Boyd, the boy next door whom they’ve all loved in their own way. There are too many details that don’t add up, too many secrets still tucked away.

But no matter how fiercely she searches for answers, at the core of that complicated night is a truth that’s heartbreakingly simple.

Told in lush, haunting prose, Frozen Beauty is a story of the intoxicating power of first love, the deep bonds of sisterhood, and a shocking death that will forever change the living.

 

Book links:

Goodreads/ Amazon /  B&N  / Google Books/ iTunes / Book Depository

 

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ARC Review | The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu

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The Kingdom of Back

Author: Marie Lu // Published: March 3, 2020

★★

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Two siblings. Two brilliant talents. But only one Mozart. Born with a gift for music, Nannerl Mozart has just one wish–to be remembered forever. But even as she delights audiences with her masterful playing, she has little hope she’ll ever become the acclaimed composer she longs to be. She is a young woman in 18th century Europe, and that means composing is forbidden to her. She will perform only until she reaches a marriageable age–her tyrannical father has made that much clear. And as Nannerl’s hope grows dimmer with each passing year, the talents of her beloved younger brother, Wolfgang, only seem to shine brighter. His brilliance begins to eclipse her own, until one day a mysterious stranger from a magical land appears with an irresistible offer. He has the power to make her wish come true–but his help may cost her everything. In her first work of historical fiction, #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu spins a lush, lyrically-told story of music, magic, and the unbreakable bond between a brother and sister.

 

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Reading Blog #2 | The Kingdom of Back

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And another reading blog post is in session!

Over the last couple of days I’ve been reading The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu (Thank you Penguin International for the gifted review copy and box of goodies!). This was my first Marie Lu book and I’m honestly so intrigued to read her other books now. Proceed to see what my reading days were like with this magical book! Oh and don’t worry there aren’t any spoilers here 💙

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Why Libro.fm?

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So, what revelation am I here to tell you about today? Well, it’s concerning audiobooks! the first time I tried audiobooks was last year. I had joined the ALC Program by Librofm (who are incredibly awesome and you should totally check them out! I also have a referral code if you’d like to use it.). I was quickly sucked into the world of audiobooks and let me tell you that I absolutely loved it!

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Book Review | Chain of Gold (The Last Hour, #1) by Cassandra Clare

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Chain of Gold (The Last Hour, #1)

Author: Cassandra Clare // Published: March 3, 2020

★★★★★

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Chain of Gold is the first novel in a new trilogy that stars the Shadowhunters of Edwardian London.

Welcome to Edwardian London, a time of electric lights and long shadows, the celebration of artistic beauty and the wild pursuit of pleasure, with demons waiting in the dark. For years there has been peace in the Shadowhunter world. James and Lucie Herondale, children of the famous Will and Tessa, have grown up in an idyll with their loving friends and family, listening to stories of good defeating evil and love conquering all. But everything changes when the Blackthorn and Carstairs families come to London…and so does a remorseless and inescapable plague.

James Herondale longs for a great love, and thinks he has found it in the beautiful, mysterious Grace Blackthorn. Cordelia Carstairs is desperate to become a hero, save her family from ruin, and keep her secret love for James hidden. When disaster strikes the Shadowhunters, James, Cordelia and their friends are plunged into a wild adventure which will reveal dark and incredible powers, and the true cruel price of being a hero…and falling in love.

 

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My Bookish Art | The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black

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Welcome to my first bookish art post!

This is probably the most spontaneous announcement I’ve ever made but here’s a little bit about this post series. I’ve been making digital art and editing for the past few years. I make a lot of bookmark designs and sometimes make them into small prints. But a lot of the time I don’t share those prints anywhere online. I kind of felt that it was a waste? to keep making them and never sharing them. So, this series is going to be my way of sharing my art with all of you!Read More »

Reading Blog #1 | My reading weekend with Chain of Gold + a Will Herondale book sleeve

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Happy Sunday everyone!

I thought I’d try a new kind of post today. This will be like a reading vlog but in written format. I’m planning to do this with a couple of books (that I’m sure about). So I’m keeping this spoiler free so there’s no need to worry. I’m just going to be adding some thoughts and pictures of what my weekend has been like with my darling, Chain of Gold. These characters mean the absolute world to me and I’m so excited to dive back in and visit the London institute after so long. Read on to see what my weekend looked like!

Oh! and do let me know what your weekend was like and what you read!

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