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Book Reviews, Photos and quotes.

Shadowhunters S2ep8-9 – review (spoilers)

So glad that I finally managed to catch up with shadowhunters! I really enjoyed episode 9 but felt episode 8 wasn't the best one. Episode 8 - Love is a devil  This episode centred on the part at Magnus' for... Continue Reading →

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The Diabolic – S.J Kincaid (review)

"A Diabolic is ruthless. A Diabolic is powerful. A Diabolic has a single task: Kill in order to protect the person you've been created for." The Diabolic follows the story of Nemesis, whose been made for the sole purpose to... Continue Reading →

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Shadowhunters S2Ep4 – review (spoilers)

Just watched the latest episode of Shadowhunters and thought I'd start a new thing where I share my thoughts on each episode, so here it goes! First thing is that this episode was much better than the last few, as... Continue Reading →

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A Court of Mist and Fury – Sarah J Maas (review)

I absolutely loved this book! It is probably one of my favourites of 2016 and I just felt satisfied after finishing, ready to read more. A Court of Mist and Fury is the sequel to A Court of Thorns and... Continue Reading →

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Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus

As the title suggests, Prometheus Bound is a tragic play about the myth of Prometheus. It tells how he was punished by Zeus, for going against him and giving fire to humanity. He is then trapped in Tartarus for this.... Continue Reading →

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The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

This dystopian novel, recounts the journey of Kestrel, a seventeen year old. Being the daughter of a General, she has certain expectations; to get married to someone of high status or join the military, but she wants to remain independent... Continue Reading →

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Harry Potter and the cursed child – J.K Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany.

The Cursed child is a screen play based around the story of Albus Potter and his transition into Hogwarts. He must live up to the legacy his father has left behind after the battle of Hogwarts and the expectations he... Continue Reading →

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Miss Peregrine’s – Ranson Riggs

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children follows the story of Jacob who, after finding his grandfather dead, travels to a remote island off the coast of Wales. Here he finds the deserted building of Miss Peregrine and discovers that the... Continue Reading →

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The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

The Darkest Minds tells the journey of sixteen year old Ruby Daly. In her dystopian world, a mysterious disease has risen that only attacks young children and causes Ruby to be sent to Thurmond, a concentration type camp, at the age... Continue Reading →

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A Court of Wings and Ruin – Sarah J Maas (review – may contain some spoilers)

The first thing to say about this book is that Sarah J Maas knows how to write! I absolutely loved this book just as much as I loved the others. Although I think the second book it still my favourite,... Continue Reading →

King’s Cage – Victoria Aveyard (review)

Quick update: Apologies for not posting in a long time, I have been rather busy with other things and so I haven't been able to read much. But planning on reading a lot the next couple weeks so I'll make... Continue Reading →

Shadowhunters S2ep10 – review (spoilers)

Sorry for the late upload, have only just had the time to watch the mid-season finale of Shadowhunters! Really enjoyed this episode and it shows how far the programme has come from the first season. Episode - 10 - By... Continue Reading →

Thirteen reasons why – Jay Asher (review)

Asher's novel follows the path of Clay, who finds cassette tapes from his classmate Hannah, who had committed suicide 2 weeks previously. Listening to the tapes he finds out the reasons she killed herself and how he fits into her... Continue Reading →

Shadowhunters S2ep7 – review (spoilers)

I found this episode quite enjoyable, despite some things still needing a bit of work, it was good for a TV episode. I think that I still have a 'book' mind on and so the TV show will never live... Continue Reading →

Shadowhunters S2ep5-6 – review (spoilers)

Finally managed to catch up with Shadowhunters! Apologies for the rushed reviews but my workload seems to be piling up. Episode 5 This was such a touching and great episode to watch. The acting was great and the grief that... Continue Reading →

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