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King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

The bitch is back. (The bitch being Nikolai Lantsov and my love for him). I feel like I’ve been waiting for a thousand years for Nikolai’s story. Did I think I would ever get it? Absolutely not! So you can imagine my face when the news was finally announced: we are returning to the Grishaverse. While some may turn their noses up at continuations of stories in the same world, accusing authors of ‘milking it’ (an accusation I have made in the past), I for one could  ...

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The Wicked King by Holly Black

You just wouldn’t want to live in Faerie, would you? That’s my problem with this series. I have this conflict within me where I like reading about non-perfect, sinister environments where not everything is as it seems. But at the same time, it frustrates me that Jude doesn’t  ...

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The Best Books of 2018

As we come to the end of 2018, it’s time to look back on all the books I loved this year. Some didn’t quite make the list, but sometimes rating books retrospectively is hard for a forgetful person. But I feel that if a book was so good that immediately comes to mind when I think of  ...

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