Monthly Wrap-Up

Monthly Wrap-Up: August 2021 Books

Hello! In August, I finished 9 books and made progress on 5! The books that I finished are: The Desolations of Devil's Acre by Ransom Riggs; The Case of the Missing Treasure by Robin Stevens; The Case of the Drowned Pearl by Robin Stevens; Once Upon A Crime by Robin Stevens; Noughts and Crosses by… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: August 2021 Books

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Mid Year Freak Out Tag!

Hello! Thank you to Hassan's Book Corner for tagging me! I believe that this tag was originally created by Chami. Best Book You Have Read So Far in 2021? Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon! Best Sequel You Have Read in 2021? The Desolations of Devil's Acre by Ransom Riggs! New Release You Have Not Read… Continue reading Mid Year Freak Out Tag!

First Lines Friday

First Lines Friday – 20th August 2021

Hello! First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the… Continue reading First Lines Friday – 20th August 2021

WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday – 11th August 2021

Hello! This weekly feature used to be hosted by by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and is now hosted at Taking on a World of Words. The three Ws are: What are you currently reading?What did you recently finish reading?What do you think you’ll read next? After no WWW Wednesday post last week, today's post is about the… Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 11th August 2021

Reviews

Review: The Desolations of Devil’s Acre – Ransom Riggs

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Alcohol consumption; Blood; Dead bodies; Death of a grandfather (recounted); Gore; Gun violence; Knife violence; Recreational drug use; Smoking; Strangulation The Desolations of Devil's Acre is the breath-taking conclusion (😭) to Ransom Riggs' #1 New York Times Bestselling Series: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. The world-building throughout The Desolations of… Continue reading Review: The Desolations of Devil’s Acre – Ransom Riggs

Monthly Wrap-Up

Monthly Wrap-Up: July 2021 Books

Hello! In July, I finished six books, and I made progress on one book (which I've nearly finished!). The books that I finished were: The Official Highway Code by the Department for Transport; Spain: What Everyone Needs to Know by William Chislett; The Mechanical Maestro by Emily Owen; Pleading Hearts by S. J. Hopewell; Harry… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: July 2021 Books

WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday – 28th July 2021

Hello! This weekly feature used to be hosted by by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and is now hosted at Taking on a World of Words. The three Ws are: What are you currently reading?What did you recently finish reading?What do you think you’ll read next? What are you currently reading? I am currently reading The Desolations of… Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 28th July 2021

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Birthstone Book Tag

Hello! I saw this tag on Reviews By M and I really liked it, so I thought I'd give it a go! Here are M's answers for this tag. January (GARNET): Associated with warding off negative forces and dark energies – Name a book with the darkest/evilest character you can think of. Although many book… Continue reading Birthstone Book Tag

Reviews

Review: The Conference of the Birds – Ransom Riggs

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Asphyxia; Death of a grandfather (recounted); Eyeball trauma; Gun violence; Physical injuries; Recreational drug use; Smoking The Conference of the Birds is the fifth, and penultimate, installment in Ransom Riggs' highly acclaimed series: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, and it has made me even more… Continue reading Review: The Conference of the Birds – Ransom Riggs

Monthly Wrap-Up

Monthly Wrap-Up: May 2021 Books

Hello! In May 2021, I finished one book, made progress on 3, and started 1! I finished reading The Conference of the Birds by Ransom Riggs, which I will be reviewing soon. It was a definite 5⭐ book for me! I made progress on The Mechanical Maestro by Emily Owen, Pleading Hearts by S. J.… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: May 2021 Books