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This book has absolutely everything I look for in a crime thriller. Is there a ton of action? No. Is the editing in this book perfect? No. Did I care? No. I read a book hoping for great characters, … Continue reading
First of all, the blurb for this book doesn’t do it justice. The story is a full-out adventure in a magical world populated by every fantasy creature you’d hope to find, and there’s plenty of heart and comedy thrown in. … Continue reading
It’s impossible to write a review of this and not mention the similarities to Harry Potter. A parentless boy is whisked away from the ordinary world and taken to a fantastical school. He ends up with really only two friends, … Continue reading
At the start of this book I couldn’t tell exactly where it was going, and I wasn’t sure I was going to like it (based purely on another book’s similar premise where I ended up hating that story entirely). However, THIS … Continue reading
I’ve read a couple of fantasy/magic-based stories using the elements as the source for magic, and I liked the everyday approach to them in this story. Catherine and her gifted circle of friends lead pretty ordinary lives, but they use … Continue reading
This felt like a book I would’ve had to read in an English Literature class in college – and I mean that in a good way. Everything about the writing and the story felt legitimately true to the period, like … Continue reading