LIST: March Wrap Up

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March has been one long month where university load got to me and I couldn’t read more than six books. I usually try to read more but this time I forgave myself and let it go. It’s more important that I keep my academic and social life going as much as my reading life.

Mini-reviews underway!

Without much further ado, let’s get to the books.

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REVIEW: A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

32200595Title: A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3)

Author: V.E. Schwab

Publication Date: Feb 28th, 2017

Rating: ★★★★/4 Stars

Genre: Fantasy, contains M/M relationship (more in the review)

Witness the fate of beloved heroes – and enemies.

The precarious equilibrium among four Londons has reached its breaking point. Once brimming with the red vivacity of magic, darkness casts a shadow over the Maresh Empire, leaving a space for another London to rise.

Kell – once assumed to be the last surviving Antari – begins to waver under the pressure of competing loyalties. And in the wake of tragedy, can Arnes survive?

Lila Bard, once a commonplace – but never common – thief, has survived and flourished through a series of magical trials. But now she must learn to control the magic, before it bleeds her dry. Meanwhile, the disgraced Captain Alucard Emery of the Night Spire collects his crew, attempting a race against time to acquire the impossible.

And an ancient enemy returns to claim a crown while a fallen hero tries to save a world in decay.

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REVIEW: Peter Darling by Austin Chant

33358438Title: Peter Darling

Author: Austin Chant

Publication Date: Feb 15, 2017

Rating: ★★★★★/ 5 Stars

Genre: Retelling, M/M relationship

Ten years ago, Peter Pan left Neverland to grow up, leaving behind his adolescent dreams of boyhood and resigning himself to life as Wendy Darling. Growing up, however, has only made him realize how inescapable his identity as a man is.
But when he returns to Neverland, everything has changed: the Lost Boys have become men, and the war games they once played are now real and deadly. Even more shocking is the attraction Peter never knew he could feel for his old rival, Captain Hook—and the realization that he no longer knows which of them is the real villain.

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LIST: All-time Favorite YA Part 1

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I’ve managed to keep my Goodreads account updated with my favorite books for a long time and I made this list by revisiting my favorites shelf there. I’ll add a link to my Goodreads account in the About page! This list consists of rather older books! I promise to make another one that’ll include more diverse books written by #ownvoices authors. Continue reading