So there's a new discount bookstore opened up here on Island... boyfriend made the mistake of taking me in yesterday 😅 I love having matching cover sets like this so much 🤩
Although I do now have a couple of duplicates that I'll need to find new homes for now, because I had the first book in each series but it worked out so much cheaper to just rebuy them with the rest of the series 🤔
I'm sure I'll think of something 😎
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My last one already 😲
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For this last one... if you want to join and haven't already, I tag you! 🖤
This was a decent story let down by weak characters for me. Jake was very 2 dimensional, and obsessed with booze and sex - but not in a way that was at all endearing - while Jenny seemed to have no real discernable personality of her own. Charlie was a convincing character, but he was irritating. And don't get me started on the pointless last minute romance that did nothing for the story.
The history was cool though.
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(Honestly, any cover from this edition is 🤩😍🤩)
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Thank you for my tags @Moony and @DaveGreen7777
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"Books were often powerful. People assumed this was because of the words inside, but that wasn't quite correct. People held books for long periods of time, they concentrated on them, they communed. They worshipped. That was what gave books - some books - power. The hush in a library was reverential for good reason."
A strange and marvellous supernatural mystery. I don't know exactly how to describe it, but it was as strange as it was enchanting. The relationship between Rose and Mal seemed a bit weird and unnecessary, but other than that it was just brilliant. The ending for me was weird and wonderful and not at all what I expected.
The story was spun through a myriad of viewpoints, both current and past, weaved into an awesome landscape. The Labyrinth was wonderfully imagined, and easy to lose yourself in. The characters were fantastically realised and so perfect for the story. The magic system is complex, but relatively easy to understand so far.
I'm looking forward to the next part of the series.
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My friend that I'm staying with forgot how fast I read 😅
Another amazing day in Prague 😊
Found a book shop open late, with books in loads of different languages, and watched a couple of street performers doing a fire show that was just amazing! It also made me think of the tagged, because they weren't asking for money but people (myself amongst them) were happily putting in any change they had while watching the performance, even though they didn't have to!
Review 2 of 2 😁 I love the cover of this edition 🧡
I found that I enjoyed it just as much as the first time. This time though, rather than enjoying the wonder of what would happen next, and which of the characters it would happen to, I enjoyed the intertwinedness of the characters and their stories. It was cleverly done, and reading it again took away none of the appeal.
Linger review on Goodreads for anyone interested 😊 #Reread
Review 1 of 2 for today 😊
A criticism of the current media industry. He addresses its unsustainable nature in light of the internet, and also how we don't need it to work because creators and fans will always look for a way to support their favourite creators for future content. He sites lots of examples like Patreon and GoFundMe projects.
A fascinating read, with lots of important ideas.
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Getting my bags packed ready for a week in Prague 😁 turns out the deal I booked through work included a carry on bag and a checked bag, both up to 23kg so I don't have to limit my books 😅
I've already started the top 3 so they probably wont last me long, and I think I've read Foretold by Thunder once before but I can't remember now ☺️
Roll on tomorrow morning 🤩 Prague here I come!
📚 tagged, The Clockwork Angel (every time I pick it up I get called into work, so I've been avoiding it 😅), Station Eleven, Information Doesn't Want to be Free, and Children of the Deterrent
🍁Maple all the way!
📖 He felt himself fall and welcomed it, opening his arms and diving into the cool darkness, desperate to get away from the burning pain.
I loved this book, and its adherence to historical context. It was well researched, the historical notes were fascinating, and it was still full of action, mystery&clever dialogue.
The narration was really good, with most characters having distinct voices or accents making it easy to differentiate despite the complex & similar names &titles.
A great read - I can't believe I put off reading it for so long!
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8 books this month, so not quite as impressive as last months 14!
📱1 #eBook - finally finished Once Upon a Curse
📚5 Print books - including 2 Graphic Novels
🎧2 #AudioBook s - including the tagged, which was my favourite this month
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❤ Red, with grey and blue as honourable mentions 😅
♈ XI Stength - not sure if it's the same in all decks, but it's what I have in my little deck 😊
💎Jade, Amber, Agate, Jasper, Ruby (what can I say? I was a magpie in one of my previous lives 😅)
📕 Witchy? Not sure 🤔
🍪Cookies if they count, or anything with salted caramel
🌷Tea tree, jasmine, vanilla, and sandalwood
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🌷Fresh flowers (but a lot of floral scents are too heavy), Tea(especially earl grey), and now I can't think of anything 😅 nothing too sweet or too strong
🧀I prefer savoury, so crisps and popcorn are a big win
🐱Cats(especially black cats)🖤
🎃All the things! I love the costumes and decorations so much🖤
📕Fiction (but I'm always looking to expand my horizons)
🧙♀️Stories (but the practice fascinates me)
🌿Plants 💚 I'm a green thumb 😊
🧭I have no idea- whenever I try to research them I find a million different and conflicting meanings 🤔
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So my phone decided to update last night and the timer reset 😫 so I guess I'm starting fresh this morning 😅
I've hit a bit off a reading wall because I'm not sure I fancy any of the books that I've got on my current #TBR so I'm going to have a reread of something I know I love but haven't properly reviewed yet and come back to my #TBRChallenge picks when I'm ready 😊
#SummersEndReadathon #LeastRated #TBRCleanup 🖤💜❤
Begrudgingly, despite the typos in the Manx folklore, this was a very interesting read. It mentioned quite a few types of fairy I had heard either very little or nothing about before, and the collection of texts was fascinating.
A good read, even if in need of a better editor 🧚♀️
Just a few more hours a work then I'm free to read again! I have tomorrow off to make up for being called in on Sunday😊
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Forgot to post this yesterday 😅
I hate to say it, but for this a so-so is pretty generous. I liked the idea of it a lot more than the execution, and I don't know whether it was down to a below par translation taking away the original version or a poor choice of works... either way, this just about scraped together enough intrigue to make itself a so-so and I don't think I'd ever recomend it.
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So after yesterday's stop-start reading at work I've added quite a bit of time, but not a lot of progress 😕 I felt like I was spending as much time finding my place again as I was actually reading!
Still, I've almost finished the tagged, I got an hour of Vindolanda in before work called, and Clockwork Angel is calling to me.
Hurray for bank holidays 😅
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So I got called into work AGAIN and had to rethink all my reading plans 😕
This book was informative and fascinating, especially for the casual approach to acts of theft, violence and deception committed by the crew. It was also, however, very dry. There was a lack of any personality beyond the writer's hero worship of 'the general' Francis Drake.
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Got an hour in last night a fair amount of reading in today as well. This #AudioBook is going well so far. A combination of thrilling battles, interesting (and well researched) information about the way of things in Roman Britain, and a cast of curious characters. Looking forward to see what happens 😊
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After a slow start, it began to unfold rapidly, picking up pace and building tension magnificently. I spent the last half of the book on the edge of my seat, desperate to find out what would happen next.
There were predictable moments, sure, but there was always a looming dread of who was going to be next, and how it would happen
It was a fantastic, fast paced, supernatural thriller packed with mystery & tension in spades once it got going! 🖤
Not sure I like the new audible layout buy hey-ho 😒
I'm definitely enjoying this book more than I thought I would, and I feel bad for judging it so harshly at the beginning (even if it was taking its sweet time!) ☺️
Its turned into a fast paced, action packed, haunting supernatural mystery thriller, and I'm loving it!
#TBRChallenge #AudioBook #LeastRated 🖤
Just found this #Swap and signed up! Cant believe I nearly missed it 😱
I participated in the #Witch themed swap last year and it was a lot of fun! Check it out and sign up quick if you're interested 🖤💜💚🧙♀️
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