Tag Archives: magic

Caraval by Stephanie Garber (2017)

Rating: 5 Stars. Well, let me just begin with this: Caraval will more than likely be one of my top five favourite books of 2017. I’ll probably go through about 100 more books this year and I still feel comfortable … Continue reading

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The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier (2014)

Rating: 3.2 stars. This book was handed to me by a colleague with very little instruction. I love getting books like those as they fully allow me to form my own opinions. There isn’t much I want to say about … Continue reading

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Savage Song by Victoria Schwab (2016)

Rating: 4 stars. It’s been a while since I’ve read a good dark urban fantasy, and this one definitely wet my appetite for more. In a world where monsters rule the night, Kate was brilliant character. A bit broken, strong, … Continue reading

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Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

3.7 Stars. Leah Westfeld, a 17 year old girl living on the frontier in 1849, Georgia, has a gift. She can sense the presence of gold around her. She has done well to keep her ability a secret, but after … Continue reading

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The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare (2014)

Rating: 4 Stars. Callum Hunt has been told by his father that he has to fail the Iron Trial, an entrance exam into a magic school, in order to keep him safe from the Magisterium. Despite Callum’s efforts, he finds … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. It’s a book that really needs no introduction. Almost 20 years later, Harry Potter has a family, and his child Albus and his legacy difficulties becomes the focus of this story. It’s not a novel, but rather … Continue reading

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The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi (2016)

Rating: 4.2 stars Maya is born a princess with a cursed horoscope, where this matters considerably to her kingdom and family. In the haste to marry her off for political convenience, Maya finds herself tied to a man named Amar. … Continue reading

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