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The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim – Book Review

The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim is an #OwnVoices Chinese literature, young adult fantasy novel. Even though the novel has a twelve-year old main character and is classified as a middle-grade read, the content and subject matter of the  book would be more appropriate for mid-to-older teens, personally speaking. It was originally published in January…… Continue reading The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim – Book Review

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The Menagerie by Tui T. Sutherland & Kari Sutherland – A Book Review

For most of my life, I have been an adult literature kind of person. But then I read a couple of young adult books and really began enjoying that genre. The same occurred with middle-grade when I read the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series by Rick Riordan last year. I realised that as an…… Continue reading The Menagerie by Tui T. Sutherland & Kari Sutherland – A Book Review

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Weekend Reads #4: Magical Creatures & Galactic War!

Happy Friday, friends! I wish you all a fantastic weekend, filled with laughter, smiles, and good vibes. Sir Betrothed and I are planning on having a very relaxing couple of days, watching films and playing video games. Hopefully, I will also be able to squeeze in some reading time between these activities. Today, I’m going…… Continue reading Weekend Reads #4: Magical Creatures & Galactic War!

Books · Fantasy · Middle-Grade · To Be Read

TBR Thursday #2: Top 3 Middle-Grade Fantasy

Happy Thursday to all! With the weekend looming around the corner, and my health being in a bit of a fragile state, I decided to work on some fun, short posts for the next couple of days. For today’s post, I’m going to be sharing the top three middle-grade fantasy books on my TBR (to-be-read)…… Continue reading TBR Thursday #2: Top 3 Middle-Grade Fantasy

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Goosebumps Volumes #1-#10 – Mini-Reviews by R.L. Stine

Goosebumps is a middle-grade horror series that originally began  serialising in 1992. These were some of my favourite books as a child and had a profound effect on me as a reader. I began to enjoy reading and began to love books because of this series. Half-way through last year, I began to collect the…… Continue reading Goosebumps Volumes #1-#10 – Mini-Reviews by R.L. Stine

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#24in48 Readathon Announcement & TBR!

It’s time for another readathon! The last one that I participated in was the Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon, which I had a lot of fun with. My luck with readathons this year hasn’t been too great as I have been battling one reading slump after another. But Dewey’s was a good one, and I’m sincerely hoping…… Continue reading #24in48 Readathon Announcement & TBR!

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May’s Big Ass Book Haul!

May has been a deliciously awesome month so far in regards to book mail and book gifts, and one of the reasons for that is there’s a lot of diverse books in my haul this month! The second reason that it’s so awesome is that the pile is positively towering and leaning. It’s already fallen…… Continue reading May’s Big Ass Book Haul!