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    BOOK TOUR: The Last Snow by Stina Jackson [Review]

    **This book was sent to me in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours and Corvus Books for giving me the opportunity to review The Last Snow.** Summary The small village, Ödesmark, has been abandoned by most of its inhabitants, but Liv Björnlund remains. Liv, her son, Simon, and her father, Vidar, are the talk of the town and the other villagers have spread several scathing rumours about them over the years. Everyone thinks they’re strange, and Vidar is one of the town’s most hated inhabitants. No-one can understand why Liv has never left the village, and not escaped from her fathers tyrannical grasp. An interesting piece…

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    Circe by Madeline Miller [Review]

    Goodreads Summary In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe has neither the look nor the voice of divinity, and is scorned and rejected by her kin. Increasingly isolated, she turns to mortals for companionship, leading her to discover a power forbidden to the gods: witchcraft. When love drives Circe to cast a dark spell, wrathful Zeus banishes her to the remote island of Aiaia. There she learns to harness her occult craft, drawing strength from nature. But she will not always be alone; many are destined to pass through Circe’s place of exile, entwining their fates with…

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    My Top Three Books of January 2021

    Hello everyone, I’ve finally finished more than two books in a month. To celebrate that fact I thought I’d round off the month with my top three books of January. Without further ado, let’s get right into it… Shipped by Angie Hockman If you’ve seen my Twitter feed (@lucyrambles – cheeky self-promo) lately, then you know exactly how I feel about Shipped. Let me give a brief breakdown of my thoughts. Firstly, Greame… Secondly, Greame…. Finally, Greame. Ok, all jokes aside, this was a fabulous escapist read. Why live in dark times, when you can travel to the Galápagos Islands instead? I devoured this book in less than 24 hours.…

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    BOOK BLOG TOUR: Before I Saw You by Emily Houghton

    ** DISCLAIMER: Before I Saw You was given to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours and Transworld Publishers for the opportunity. ** Summary Alfie Mack has been on the Moira Gladstone ward in the hospital for months recovering from a serious accident. He’s been the life and soul of the ward, and always kept everyone’s spirits up. So when he hears that a mute, traumatised patient is moving into the spot next to him, all he wants to do is help her to talk again. After being badly burnt in a serious accident, Alice Gunnersly refuses to look at herself or let…

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    This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens [Review]

    Summary  Minnie Cooper feels her life has been jinxed since birth. She deliberately avoids events on New Year’s Eve, or her birthday on New Years Day, to ensure she won’t have something horrible happen to her or someone she loves.  When Minnie Cooper meets Quinn Hamilton at a New Year’s Eve party, neither one can quite believe it.  Sharing the same birthday is one thing, but Minnie knows that Quinn “stole her name” and takes an instant dislike to him when she realises who he is.  A year can change so much, and the more time Minnie and Quinn spend together, the more they love each other. But with Minnie’s…