Top 10 Tuesday | Series I Need to Finish

Top 10 Tuesday | Series I Need to Finish

Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly book tag that was run by The Broke and the Bookish but has now moved to That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week she provides a different bookish theme those deep-seated desires to list! Anyone is welcome to join in on their blog, in the comments or any other way. 

– Top 10 Series I’m Yet to Finish – 

I’ve been struggling quite a bit with TTT recently as I just haven’t been feeling the chosen topics for each week but I really love posting something each week. So this week I’ve decided to just choose my own topic! At the beginning of the year, I made a little BuJo spread of all the series I needed to finish, but inevitably rather than finish any series I have started even more series… So now my life is drowning in a sea of unfinished series. Also after finishing writing this I’m preettyyyyy sure I’ve actually already done this topic but… it’s always relevant so here we go again!

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Top 10 Tuesday | Series to read in 2018

Top 10 Tuesday | Series to read in 2018

Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly book tag that was run by The Broke and the Bookish but has now moved to That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week she provides a different bookish theme those deep-seated desires to list! Anyone is welcome to join in on their blog, in the comments or any other way. 

– Top 10 Series I Want To Read In 2018 –

The topic for this week is actually 2018 goals, but as I’ve already done those I thought I’d share with you all some of the series I either want to complete or start reading this year. I am awful at starting series and never getting round to finishing them due to burnout so this list has ended up more of a top 14 than top 10!

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Book Review: Starborn | An Enjoyable High Fantasy Book but with Concerning Problematic Representation

Book Review: Starborn | An Enjoyable High Fantasy Book but with Concerning Problematic Representation

TITLE: Starborn
AUTHOR: Lucy Hounsom
SERIES: Worldmaker
RELEASED: August 2017; Tor
GENRE: Fantasy
FORMAT: Physical

KEY INFO: high fantasy, female protag, magic, blind character

CONTENT NOTICES: queer coded villain, ‘curing’ blind character via magic, sexual violence against women

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I got a free copy of Starborn by Lucy Hounsom in my goody bag from Nine Worlds 2017 and was pleasantly surprised by this book. Usually, I’m not a huge fan of fantasy novels as I tend to find them too Tolkienesque for my liking with writing that can be overly complicated, dry and long-winded. But Starborn is not like this at all. Lucy Hounsom manages to write in such a way which is wholly immersive without being alienating for the reader, and I found myself completely engaged from the very first chapter.

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Book Tag | The Unpopular Opinions

Book Tag | The Unpopular Opinions

After seeing Mud and Stars post on the Unpopular Opinions book tag, I thought it would be a great way to finally post something after a bit of a break. In between getting over my post-uni depression and trying to combat my writing anxiety, I have not had much confidence to write anything. But oh boy, can I write a ranty post! So bring in the unpopular opinions and let the words start rolling.

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