Review: Spellbook of the lost and found, Moïra Fowley-Doyle

Rainy Ireland, bike rides to school, abandoned houses and estates, lost belongings, old books and strange spells: this is, in a nutshell, what you can expect from Moïra Fowley-Doyle’s latest book, Spellbook of the Lost and Found. Last year, I fell in love with her debut and, at the same time, with magical realism, this […]

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Review: The Disappearances, Emily Bain Murphy

The Disappearances is one of these books that surprised me, right from the beginning. In a very good way. Atmospheric, mysterious, with great and well-shaped characters, it definitely was such a promising debut – in fact, I was surprised it was a debut at all. MYSTERIOUS SMALL-TOWN VIBES “But really, aren’t there bits of magic […]

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Review: Blue Lily, Lily Blue & The Raven King, Maggie Stiefvater

This review is non-spoilery – well for the beginning of it, so you can read on without worry! I know that plenty of times, it seems pointless to say “Just read it”. That argument is weak, because why and how and when and just why are we supposed to read it? But there are so […]

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Review: The Dream Thieves, Maggie Stiefvater

Read that series they said. You’ll love it, they all said. I read The Raven Boys thanks to popular opinions on the blogosphere, and I didn’t expect to be this surprised, nor did I expect to fall in love with it. So obviously I had to get the second book, thinking “don’t get into this […]

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Review: The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater

You know, I love John Green. And even if you don’t love him, well please, just keep on reading because I promise I won’t talk about him for that long. There’s just one quote from his book that reminds me of The Raven Boys, and perfectly sums up my feelings about it: “I fell in […]

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