Books

Be Careful What You Look For…

spellbook of the lost and found

Spellbook of the Lost and Found

By: Moïra Fowley-Doyle

Something strange is happening Olive and Rose are losing things- small things at first. Bracelets. Jackets. But it’s beginning to escalate into bigger things. And when Olive meets a group of strange kids living in an abandoned house outside of town who have the same problem they cast a spell to have those things returned.

But just as strange random things are found.

And of course secrets…

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Books

Spotlighting: All the Bad Apples

all the bad apples

I was lucky enough to be a part of the Fantastic Flying Book Club  Blog Tour for this book so was provided a copy through Netgalley.

All the Bad Apples is available now and I’ll have links below 🙂

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Books

The Cutest Little Book!

the book charmer

The Book Charmer

By: Karen Hawkins

I received an ARC of The Book Charmer from Netgalley in return for an honest opinion. And my honest opinion is if this book was an animal of some sort I’d be on the floor scratching its belly cooing, “Aren’t you just the cutest little thing ever!”

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Books

Creating Your Own Revenge

You Must Not Miss

You Must Not Miss

By: Katrina Leno

I don’t know what sold me on this book more the idea that a desperate girl’s fantasy world actually becomes reality or that line on the cover, “Imagine the perfect revenge.”

Okay probably 60% revenge and the rest the fantasy world.

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Movies

Dumbo is the Cutest Movie Character Ever

Dumbo

Dumbo

Directed By: Tim Burton

The one thing I was sure about this movie was it would make me cry. I teared up in the bloody trailers! And boy those big adorable eyes!

His mom!

I cried like fifteen times in this movie. Dumbo was the cutest thing ever. The humans left a lot to be desired but that’s usually the case.

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Books

The Mermaid is Beside the Point

the mermaid and mrs. hancock

The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock

By: Imogen Hermes Gowar

Grade: A-

It seemed like there were a million books about the sea or some creature in it this summer but I knew I wanted to read this one ages ago. It’s an adult novel about a merchant in 1700’s London whose Captain sells his ship for a mermaid corpse. (He takes it a hell of a lot better than most people would by the way.) And how his life intersects with a courtesan trying to manage a better position for herself.

Mermaids and courtesans seemed like a great combination.

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Books

Read Me in the Spring Time!

spring flowers

I’m not one for TBR’s of any kind but the last couple of weeks I’ve been in a very Spring mood and looking at some of the books I’ve been amassing there are a couple that just jump out at me, cover wise especially, like their singing, “I want to be read in the Spring!”

So below are some of the books I’m planning on reading and hopefully you can find some suggestions for good reads for the next couple of weeks!

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Books

The Astonishing Color of After is Lovely

The Astonishing Color of After

The Astonishing Color of After

By: Emily X.R. Pan

Grade: A

On an otherwise good and regular day of high school Leigh returns home to find her mother, whose been suffering from depression, has taken her own life. Lost in grief and shock she soon comes to believe that her mother is visiting her in the form of a bird spurring her to go to Taiwan and meet her grandparents for the first time.

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Books, Other

Owlcrate October: Find Me in the Forest!

Owlcrate October

This months theme was Find Me In The Forest! Once again I was completely wrong about the book (I have to stop guessing) but hey it was a good box anyway. Not very Halloweeny but still.

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Books

Vassa In The Night

vassa

Vassa in the Night

Author: Sarah Porter

Grade: A

The night’s are never ending. Her stepsister is driving her crazy. The magic talking doll she keeps secret has sticky fingers that are getting her into trouble. So when the idea of taking a midnight stroll to the local convenience store, where shoplifters happen to get beheaded, comes up Vassa actually jumps at the chance. It’s there that things get even weirder.

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