A Darker Shade of Magic – V.E. Schwab
A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars The first book set up the idea of the different Londons: magic-less grey London, vibrant red London, starving and desperate white London, and decimated, dead black London. Each built upon a foundation of London but developed in completely different fashions. Their…
The Steel Prince – V.E. Schwab
Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince by V.E. Schwab My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Steel Prince takes readers back into the world that author V.E. Schwab built full of magic and different Londons. It lets readers learn more about Maxim, the future King of Red London, during his years as a…
Circling the Sun – Paula McLain
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Circling the Sun is a historical fiction novel about the life of Beryl Markham. As this was only on my radar because it was the book for the adult reading group at my library this month and I was required to read it…
The Golden Tower – Holly Black
The Golden Tower by Holly Black My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars The Golden Tower is the final book in the Magisterium series by Cassandra Clare and Holly Black. This series has been a bit of a rollercoaster ride for me. I haven’t particularly loved any of the books in the series, but they were…
City of Ghosts – Victoria Schwab
City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars City of Ghosts is a middle-grade novel by V.E. Schwab that takes place predominantly in Scotland. Usually, Schwab has fantastic worldbuilding in her novels and everything is so vividly painted – but that didn’t quite happen here. Yes, I could imagine Edinborough but…
Books I Want For Christmas – Top 5 Tuesday
Have you guys joined in on Top 5 Tuesday? These prompts legitimately make you think and they’re so good! Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme that the lovely Bionic Bookworm does. If you are interested in doing any of her topics on your blog she welcomes it! Don’t forget to check out her upcoming topics if you’re…
New Authors in 2017 – Top 5 Tuesday
What authors did you discover in 2017? Find out mine in this Top 5 Tuesday!
Cozy Winter Reads – Top 5 Tuesday
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Books That Need a Spin-Off – Top 5 Tuesday
What books do you desperately need to read a spin-off of? Find out mine in this Top 5 Tuesday!