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OliviaV

OliviaV

Joined April 2022

“Books were safer than people anyway.” ―Neil Gaiman
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Mehso-so

I truly don‘t know what to say.
Maas has a lot of fans all over the globe but I don‘t think I will be one of them.
Was the story/plot a good one? Yes.
Was the writing amazing? Can‘t say one way or another.
Will I read the rest of the books? Maybe.
Don‘t know if I enjoyed it enough to finish the series. I also may or may not have spoiled what Celaena does to Chaol in later books and I am not happy.
Did you like these books? Should I continue?

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Sisters of the Snake | Sasha Nanua, Sarena Nanua
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Mehso-so

Im not sure what I think.
The story line/plot itself wasn‘t bad but it needed more then it was given. The writing wasn‘t terrible but was definitely not perfect and there was some plot gaps and cringe spots.
Not saying the story wasn‘t bad, if your a fan of We Hunt The Flame give this a try.
3⭐️

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Himawari House | Harmony Becker
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Probably one of my favourite comics.
Such an interesting adventure and made me think about how people feel when there different ethnicities then where they live. The characters all had their own struggles and worked through them with the help of the people that they love. The baba made my heart melt.

5⭐️

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Just as good the second time around.
This really is what Fantasy is for.
Who‘s your favourite Six Of Crows character?
5⭐️

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Mehso-so

This was an… interesting book.
The katie‘s writing style is 👌🏼 and the story line was Original and amazing. But the idea wasn‘t executed well. It‘s pretty fast paste and got me through a reading slump but that‘s the only good thing about it.
3⭐️

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Under Locke | Zapata, Mariana
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I love all of Mariana‘s books and this was no exception. Such great characters and such a great story. This book really introduces Zapata‘s work and I think everyone should read this book.
5⭐️

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The Song of Achilles | Madeline Miller
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I have no words.
This book is beautifully written.
This is my first Madeline Miller book and I‘m so excited to read her others
5⭐️
Points for gay🌈

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I Hated You First | Rachel John
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Bailedbailed

I wasn‘t feeling this one. Maybe later I‘ll pick it up again and think “wow! What an amazing book!” But not right now

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Short, cute, clean YA romance.
I read this book in like 3 hours so when I say short I mean SHORT. It was a typical YA fake dating. It was cute at some parts and cringy at others. The characters did grow throughout the book though
3⭐️

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I loved this book!
It didn‘t focus solely on the romance (though that was AMAZING) but it showed the girls growing up mentally and changing for the good.
I will definitely read again
4⭐️
Points for gay🌈

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From Lukov with Love | Mariana Zapata
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I LOOVVEEDDD this book!! So amazing! Loved everything about it. Can‘t say enough.
If you haven‘t read it yet go right now and read it.
5⭐️

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2 re-reads! Loved these books even more the second time. Love love love
Loki-5⭐️
Maze runner-4⭐️

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Head Over Heels | Hannah Orenstein
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This book was absolutely amazing. I learnt a lot about the life of a gymnast and the struggles that people go through to get to the Olympics. This book deals with a lot of hard subjects but it deals with it subtly. One of my favourite books because of this. 🩱❤️
5⭐️

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Beth and Amy | Virginia Kantra
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Oh my gosh. This book. Uphills. Downhills. Love. Hate. I love it. I love this book so much.
As the cover says, it‘s a contemporary little women retelling. There were I few cringe spots but the characters felt so real. Real struggles. Real problems. I loved it
4.5⭐️

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Head Over Heels | Hannah Orenstein
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Some new books!!
Never heard of them before but they look good so…

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Carry On | Rainbow Rowell
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Re-reading one of my favourite books of all time. Loved it even more this time!
10000⭐️
Points for gay🌈

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Time Will Tell | Barry Lyga
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Wow. Just wow. So many plot twists. So many secrets. So much fear. And that is why I loved this book. Terrible ending though. Barry you‘d better write the second book soon.
4.5⭐️

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LOVED THIS BOOK!! It was everything I ever hoped for. All the characters had flaws and fears and it made you love them so much. Ngl I almost cried at some parts. 5⭐️
Points for gay🌈

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She Gets the Girl | Rachael Lippincott, Alyson Derrick
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OH MY GOD!! WHAT DID I JUST READ?!??
That was so freaking good. I think I have a new favourite. The characters were SO loveable and I felt all the emotions in this book. I connected with Alex more than I will ever admit and rooted for the relationship since sentence one. 5⭐️ Extra points for it being gay🌈✨

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She Gets the Girl | Rachael Lippincott, Alyson Derrick
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TBR+. Four new books! So excited!!

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Winter | Marissa Meyer
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Finished Winter by Marissa Meyer!! LOVED THIS BOOK!!! Definitely my favourite out of the lunar chronicles. Winter was amazing and I loved how her character was written. Kai and Cinders story progressed so much and cant wait to see how it finishes. Thorne and Cress gave me life. I loved their story with all my heart. Wolf and Scarlets story was PERFECTION. Wolf is such a precious character and Scarlet balances out the sweetness with (continued)

OliviaV (Continuation) her quick mouth. Jacin was amazing! I love him so much and ship him and winter SO HARD. 5⭐️. Cant wait to read the Final book of this series. Started Finale by Stephanie Garber. 4mo
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Winter | Marissa Meyer
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1. 🚀😮😍🌖🗡
2. Loki: where mischief lies. SUCH A GOOD BOOK!! Love it with my entire heart and soul!
3. Cress by Marissa Meyer. 4⭐️ @Branwen @vonnie862 @JillsBookshelf @KateReadsYA @BooksNBowls @lumbricuslibri

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Cress | Marissa Meyer
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Such a good book. Took a little bit to read because of stuff unrelated. Loved Thorne in this one. Cress was also amazing and was badass in her own kinda way. But like ONE KISS?? THATS IT? Can‘t wait to see how the love story progresses in the next one. Cinder was amazing as always and loved her chapters. Wolf gave me heart problems when he lost his alpha. Absolutely loved this one❤️. 4⭐️

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TBR+ Not normally into retellings. But my moms friend is the author. Have to try it🤷

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Claw | Katie Berry
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TBR+ Canadian thriller. What more could you ask for?

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Happy first day of pride🏳️‍🌈❤️

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Scarlet | Marissa Meyer
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I saw this fan art and fell in love with Scarlet😳😍

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Scarlet | Marissa Meyer
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Started my Journey into the lunar chronicles. I‘m a sucker for a badass MC with red hair and a cinnamon roll boyfriend, so I connected quickly with the characters. I loved how there was a switching of povs too. Cinder gave me life once again with her sarcastic attitude and cargo pants. Thorne was an amazing character and I can‘t wait to see how his love story progresses. 4⭐️

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Hawthorne Legacy | Jennifer Lynn Barnes
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Finished three books. WHOO!! Defy the Night was an original book that‘s for sure. I would have liked to see a little more badass MC and a little less crying. Really enjoyed it though! 4⭐️. The Hawthorn Legacy was a great addition to the Inheritance Games series. Love the plot twists every other page. 5⭐️. And finally, The final book in the scythe series. Really enjoyed it but wish there was more romance. 4⭐️.

JillsBookshelf I recently read the Hawthorne Legacy and it was SO GOOD! I can‘t wait for the third book ❤️ 4mo
OliviaV @JillsBookshelf I KNOW!!! I was sitting on my couch after like a baked bean like “whoa, that was EPIC” 4mo
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Ordering some books from amazon and want some recommendations!! Have any for me?

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Thought I would present you to how I rate my books:

1⭐️= Hated it. Will never read again
2⭐️= Not the worst but will never read again 3⭐️=It was good. Probably won‘t
re-read though 4⭐️= I liked this book a lot and might read again 5⭐️= AMAZING!! Will definitely re-read

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Defy the Night | Brigid Kemmerer
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Really on a reading streak. Wow. Finished Legendary. I think I like it more than caraval 5⭐️. Also finished One Of Us is Lying and We Were Liars. Didn‘t like these books as much as I thought I would I could see the plot twists from a mile away. Both probably level out at 2⭐️. Starting Defy the Night. Let‘s take a second to appreciate the cover. I am in love🥰

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In the Same Boat | Holly Green
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Finished three books (kotlc legacy, thunderhead, and in the same boat) Started legendary. Favorite had to be “in the same boat” learn a LOT about canoeing. GO READ IT. Thunderhead was an amazing Instalment in the scythe trilogy. Can‘t wait to see what happens. Rereading legacy. Shannon does not disappoint.

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In the Same Boat | Holly Green
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Started “In The Same Boat”. High expectations for this book. Learning a lot about rowing. Loving it so far

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This book was like a cake with to much icing. It looks AMAZING. it is AMAZING. It finishes and I want more.

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I do want tomorrows with you. I want a lifetime of tomorrows.

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Trying to read but sisters came to invade my room and my peace.

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Not as good as the original trilogy but still amazing!! ⭐️4

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Counting Down with You | Tashie Bhuiyan
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I would like to go out on a limb and say that Ace was my dream boy and I thank Tashie for him. I felt like the romance was a little planned but overall 👌🏼♥️. I loved it. I also loved to see a book that as a MC that suffered from anxiety. Not something you see everyday. ⭐️4

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#KateReadsYA is having a book giveaway!! Go to her page for more information @KateReadsYA

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Witherward | Hannah Mathewson
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Do you ever over hype a book so much in your head that when you read it your disappointed? That happens all the time with me, but! This book deserves all the hype it can possibly get. STOP WHAT YOUR DOING AND READ THIS BOOK. New favourite. That‘s all I have to say. 5⭐️

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Here I am. ignoring my ever growing TBR to read one that wasn‘t on my radar till yesterday. Ok. I love this book with my entire heart and soul. I connected with the characters right away so when they got taken away from me my heart felt empty. I can not say enough about this book and I think everyone needs to read it. I will be adding this book to my shopping cart immediately. 5⭐️

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Daughter of the Pirate King | Tricia Levenseller
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Finished the next book in my TBR. I can‘t say enough about this book. Alosa gave me life with her witty comebacks and her way she can play men.
Can‘t wait to get book two!! 5⭐️

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Daughter of the Pirate King | Tricia Levenseller
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Just finished the first book in my #haul I was a little sceptical when I read the first few chapters thinking a wasted my money. I was wrong. After I got a little further in the book I started to connect with the characters and understand the word. 4⭐️

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Witherward | Hannah Mathewson
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Look what just came in the mail📚🥰

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A Whale of the Wild | Rosanne Parry
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I‘m always looking for a quick read that puts me in my feels. This book gave it all. I fell in love with the pictures though-out this book and the orcas which we saw the story through their eyes. I‘m not normally into books from the animals perspective. This book made me change my mind.

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Carry On | Rainbow Rowell
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“I don‘t feel like a trama victim. But I have wings, and a tail. And I know vampires and magicians. And I have a boy in my arms instead of a girl” One of my favourite quotes ever!

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This book was amazing. Had a kinda slow start but SO worth it. Kaz and inej are THE power couple.

JillsBookshelf Welcome to Litsy! 📚 ❤️ 😊 6mo
OliviaV Thank you so much!!📚❤️ 6mo
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