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A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: 28th February 2017 Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Goodreads The precarious equilibrium among four Londons has reached its breaking point. Once brimming with the red vivacity of magic, darkness casts a shadow over the Maresh Empire, leaving a space for another London to rise. Kell – once assumed to be the last surviving Antari – begins to waver under the pressure of competing loyalties. And in the wake of tragedy, can Arnes survive? Lila Bard, once a  ...

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Release Date: 21st January 2017 Rating: ☆ ☆ Goodreads Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their powerful and cruel father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her  ...

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The Four Star Crisis

I did not realise that the star rating system was something I used so much in my life. I use it for books, films, restaurants, hotels, years (2016 got 0 stars obviously), nightclubs, makeup, I could go on. But recently I’ve been having trouble try to explain myself as to why I’ve  ...

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The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Publisher: Penguin Release Date: July 1993 Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ .5 Goodreads Plot: Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence  ...

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