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Review: The First Dance by Catherine Law

The First Dance by Catherine Law Date read: 19th March 2018 - 20th March 2018 Page count: 448 Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Paperback Rating 2/5 I'm ultimately not 100% sure how to think about this book. Alexa is an eighteen-year-old girl living in Cornwall with a remarried father, a stepmother who is made out to be a villain but… Continue reading Review: The First Dance by Catherine Law

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Review: The Captive Queen by Alison Weir

The Captive Queen by Alison Weir Date read: 14th March 2018 - 14th March 2018 Page count: 473 Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Paperback (Library) Rating: 3/5 String me up and hang me from the altar of historical accuracy if you don't agree with me, but I actually didn't mind this book. Alison Weir is a pretty polarizing author—she is not… Continue reading Review: The Captive Queen by Alison Weir

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An Accumulated Book Haul – March 2018

As you may have been able to guess from my lack of posting recently, I have been hit hard by A levels in the past couple of weeks. The fact is, I'm facing three months of close to solid revision time, and this blog is going to have to come second to that. However, I… Continue reading An Accumulated Book Haul – March 2018

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Review: Shatter Me by Tahareh Mafi

Shatter Me by Tahareh Mafi Date read: 6th February 2018 - 7th February 2018 Page count: 338 Genre: Young Adult dystopia Format: Kindle Edition (arc from NetGalley) Rating: 2/5 This is yet another example of 'Ellie reads a hyped book that really doesn't live up to said hype'. At the end of the day, Shatter Me is a rehash of the Divergent trilogy,… Continue reading Review: Shatter Me by Tahareh Mafi