Daughter Of The Burning City by Amanda Foody

The book featured in July’s ‘Tricksters’ box from Fairy Loot was the debut novel from Amanda Foody. From first hearing about this theme I was looking forward to the book and Daughter Of A Burning City was a book which promised mysterious goings on at a travelling carnival so I couldn’t wait to get started! …

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July Round-Up – The Books I Read In July 2017

In July, I managed to read and review eight books! Here is what I said about them... Roar by Cora Carmack (Tor Teen) – My first read for July was the book featured in the June ‘Elementalists’ box from Fairy Loot. I found Roar to be an enjoyable fantasy adventure in which we get a …

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Dragon’s Green by Scarlett Thomas

Dragon’s Green was the chosen book in May’s Ninja Book Box which had the theme ‘Magical Lands’. The first children’s book from Scarlett Thomas, I was intrigued by its magical theme and the positive reviews I had seen for it. And I finally got round to reading it this month and discovered a new world …

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Fairy Loot Unboxing – July 2017

Today it is time to unbox the July Fairy Loot! Fairy Loot is a monthly subscription box focusing on Young Adult fantasy titles. You can get a single box for £26 per month (plus VAT and shipping) or you can choose to subscribe for 3 or 6 months. I am currently subscribed to Fairy Loot …

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A Court Of Mist And Fury by Sarah J Maas

You may recall that last month I read A Court Of Thorns And Roses by Sarah J Maas on holiday and really enjoyed it. So I was very excited about reading the second book in the series, A Court Of Mist And Fury. As always I will try and stay vague in my review but …

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A Horse Walks Into A Bar by David Grossman

The book selected by my book club for this month was A Horse Walks Into A Bar by David Grossman, translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen. On reading the blurb I was intrigued by the premise, and this was increased further with the book recently winning the 2017 International Man Booker Prize. A Horse …

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The Other Twin by L V Hay

Having seen lots of positive reviews for The Other Twin I was delighted to receive a copy for review. This is the debut novel from L V Hay and it promised a dark and gripping psychological thriller so I was excited to find out more... In the opening chapters we learn of the death of …

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