The Hammer of Thor // Review

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So I’ve left this review a little late – I read it several months ago, but I really wanted to say a few words about The Hammer of Thor. I’m a massive Rick Riordan fan, and I loved the first book in this series. And happily, I really enjoyed this book too. It made me laugh, it took me on a wild adventure full of norse mythology, and it had wonderful characters. If you’re a fan of Riordan’s books, then it’s more than likely that you’ll enjoy this one too.

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Top Ten Books I Read in a Day

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the fab book blog The Broke and the Bookish, and lets book bloggers share their love of books through lists! What could be better?

This week’s topic is all about “Read in One Sitting” and although that hasn’t happened to me much, there are a few books that I’ve managed to read in a day. I actually went back and had a look at my reading stats – and I was actually really surprised by how many books I’ve read in a day.

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I actually read this a couple of weeks ago – I read every moment between lectures, even though I really didn’t like the MC. It was so gripping though!

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The Bone Sparrow // Review

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Well, this is the most heartbreaking book I’ve read so far this year, and I feel like it could easily stay on top in that regard. If you haven’t heard of The Bone Sparrow, then you need to know that a.) it’s about the refugee crisis (it’s specifically set in Australia) and b.) it’s very eye-opening. Oh, and c.) it’s heart-breaking. (And for those reasons, I feel kind of guilty for only giving it three stars).

But despite the three star rating, I do highly recommend reading The Bone Sparrow.

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The Best Reading Spots // Cosiness Is A MUST

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One of the best things about reading is being able to curl up somewhere and getting comfy for a few hours, right? You can just totally lose yourself in a book and it’s world (until a sibling/flatmate/stranger decides to pester you for some unknown reason). I was thinking about some of my favourite places to read, and it got me wondering what your favourite places were too.

But of course, I’m going to share my favourites first. I can’t let you guys do all the hard work.

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My Spring TBR

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful ladies at The Broke and Bookish (go check out their blog!) and is a chance for bloggers to share their favourite things about the bookish world.

This week’s topic is books on my Spring TBR. I’m so excited about this topic because a.) I love Spring and b.) there are so many good books coming out over the next few months! The moment I saw the topic, I was straight onto GoodReads to see which books were being released. And I guess I’ll try and read a few off my TBR pile too….

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So I’m actually in the middle of listening to this one as an audiobook right now and, well, I’m not sure I like it that much. Everybody raves about it but I’m finding it kind of hard to connect to the characters. I like the music bits though!

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Traitor to the Throne // Review

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It’s no secret that I loved Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton (as my glowing review shows). I mean, why wouldn’t I? It has magic, guns, and sass (which, by the way, should probably be the tagline of the series). Not only that, but it also has fantastic worldbuilding, and also Jin i.e. the best character ever. So of course I was excited about reading Traitor to the Throne.

But did it live up to my expectations?

The answer: an enthusiastic yes! I devoured this book because of the plot, the characters, the world… Everything was fantastic, especially that ending. Man, I was stressed by the time I finished it.

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A Conjuring of Light // Review

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This book was made of pure magic.

If that’s all the reason you need to go and read it, then please do. But, if reading a book made of magic isn’t quite enough for you, then I’ll do a proper review.

Or I’ll at least try – I have no clue how I’m going to express my love for this book in words.

Let’s just say that I would give this all the stars if that was possible – five just doesn’t seem like enough!

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