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My Life as a Harry Potter Fan: How I Joined the Harry Fandom

This was written for Better Reading Kids and you can view the original version here. On New Year’s Eve 2000, I was 11-years-old, and driving back home on a road trip with my parents and siblings. My older sister had been pushing a book on me for the last few days that I just didn’t… Continue reading My Life as a Harry Potter Fan: How I Joined the Harry Fandom

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Audiobook: The Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman’s and Jay Kristoff

If you've followed me for a while either here or on Instagram, you will know f my undying love for Illuminae Files series. It's one of my all time favourite book series. I love everything Jay and Amie did with it. And I didn't think I could possibly love it more. But I was wrong.… Continue reading Audiobook: The Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman’s and Jay Kristoff

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Top 3 Thursday – Unpopular Bookish Opinions

Hello friends! I'm back for Top 3 Thursday! I apologize for the lack of posts - life has been happening! But today's topic is Unpopular Bookish Opinions. And, oh boy, do I have many of these! 1. Snape is not the 'hero' everyone makes him out to be. He only 'turned good' because Lily was… Continue reading Top 3 Thursday – Unpopular Bookish Opinions

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Top 3 Thursday – villains/antagonists

Happy Thursday! I love Thursday's. It's almost the end of the week! You can *almost* taste the weekend! And it's time for Top 3 Thursday! And the topic for this week is Villains/Antagonists! Everyone loves a villain right? 1. The Darkling from The Grishaverse series by Leigh Bardugo I have VERY strong feelings about The… Continue reading Top 3 Thursday – villains/antagonists

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Review: The Falconer – Elizabeth May

Title: The Falconer Author: Elizabeth May Genre: Historical Fantasy Age Classification: YA Publisher: Chronicle Books Publication Date: 6 May 2014 Blurb: Lady Aileana Kameron, the only daughter of the Marquess of Douglas, was destined for a life carefully planned around Edinburgh's social events - right up until a faery killed her mother.  Now it's the 1844… Continue reading Review: The Falconer – Elizabeth May

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Top 3 Thursday – Books I’d Recommend to Teens

Hi friends! Top 3 Thursday is back with my top recommendations for teenaged readers! Much of what I read is YA aimed, however, I'm still careful when recommending books to teen readers - just because I'm not always sure what level of YA/mid teen books they might be reading! So I've erred on the side… Continue reading Top 3 Thursday – Books I’d Recommend to Teens