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Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall

Mike Hayes fought his way out of a brutal childhood and into a quiet, if lonely life, before he met Verity Metcalf. V taught him about love, and in return, Mike has dedicated his life to making her happy. He’s found the perfect home, the perfect job, he’s sculpted himself into the physical ideal V… Continue reading Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall

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April’s Fairyloot Unboxing

I know I am a little behind with my unboxings, April's Fairyloot theme was Whimsical Journeys. Again this was another vague theme, and I found it really hard to guess what sort of items and fandoms would feature in this box, apart from the ones that had been revealed before the boxes were sent out.… Continue reading April’s Fairyloot Unboxing

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The Electrical Venus by Julie Mayhew

In a lowly side-show fair in eighteenth-century England, teenager Mim is struggling to find her worth as an act. Not white, but not black enough to be truly exotic, her pet parrot who speaks four languages is a bigger draw than her. But Alex, the one-armed boxer boy, sees her differently. And she, too, feels… Continue reading The Electrical Venus by Julie Mayhew

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March Wrap Up

This month I only managed to read the books I put on my TBR. I struggled to get anything else read because of work, and because some the books were long reads. There were some books that I wasn't too keen on, and I think I will have to give them another read in the… Continue reading March Wrap Up

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February TBR

Last month I only put five books on my TBR and for the first time ever I managed to read all the books and more. So this month I am doing the same and only choosing five books, hopefully I manage to read more again, but if not then at least I have knocked some… Continue reading February TBR

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January Wrap Up

This month I managed to read all the books I put on my TBR and read another book as well. All the books I managed to read this month were really interesting reads and I rated them all highly. I also liked how I managed to read some very different books this month with very… Continue reading January Wrap Up

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City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty

Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings, zars, healings—are all tricks, sleights of hand, learned skills; a means to the delightful end of… Continue reading City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty