Fantasy

Review: An Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard

Lately, I’ve been looking for standalone fantasy stories. There’s just this satisfaction that comes from reading just one book and having the story all wrapped up. Don’t get me wrong, I love series, too. But I hate waiting for the next book to come out and sometimes I don’t get the time to read them. As I was searching for…

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Fantasy

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Although I’ve heard of Laini Taylor, I’ve never read anything by her. I’ve seen loads of posts about her Daughter of Smoke and Bone series, and while I’ve been intrigued, I just haven’t found the time to get into it. However, I couldn’t resist this novel. The cover was gorgeous and the synopsis was too good to pass up. So, here is my…

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Mystery/Thriller

The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine

I absolutely adored the cover of this book, and combined with all the hype surrounding this book, I borrowed a copy from my library right away. My mood these days is making me lean towards thrillers, so I thought this would be a great fit for me. Synopsis (Goodreads): Amber Patterson is fed up. She’s tired of being a nobody:…

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Mystery/Thriller

Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

Thank you to NetGalley for this ARC in exchange for my honest review. Synopsis (Goodreads): Sophie’s husband James is a loving father, a handsome man, a charismatic and successful public figure. And yet he stands accused of a terrible crime. Sophie is convinced he is innocent and desperate to protect her precious family from the lies that threaten to rip them…

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Fantasy, Mystery/Thriller

Himself by Jess Kidd

Synopsis (Goodreads): When Mahony returns to Mulderrig, a speck of a place on Ireland’s west coast, he brings only a photograph of his long-lost mother and a determination to do battle with the village’s lies. His arrival causes cheeks to flush and arms to fold in disapproval. No one in the village – living or dead – will tell what happened…

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Dystopian

The Boy on the Bridge by M.R. Carey

I read The Girl with All the Gifts when it first came out and absolutely loved it. I even watched the movie version of it, which was really well done. However, I took a long time to get to this book. I finally popped by my local library and picked it up. And I’m so glad I did! Synopsis: This story takes…

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