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Review: I Would Leave Me If I Could by Halsey

Grammy Award–nominated, platinum-selling musician Halsey is heralded as one of the most compelling voices of her generation. In I Would Leave Me If I Could, she reveals never-before-seen poetry of longing, love, and the nuances of bipolar disorder. I hope you’ll stay. I hope you’ll stay. But I would leave me too, if I could. Trigger…… Continue reading Review: I Would Leave Me If I Could by Halsey

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Book Review: Love Potions and Other Calamities by Charlie Laidlaw

Rosie McLeod, pub proprietor and a gifted herbalist of local renown, is thirty-nine and holding, but only just. The talons of her fortieth birthday are in her back and her bloody, bloody husband hasn’t laid a lustful hand on her for months. Rosie sets out to discover if her husband is having an affair, using…… Continue reading Book Review: Love Potions and Other Calamities by Charlie Laidlaw

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Book Review: What Would Boudicca Do? By Elizabeth Foley and Beth Coates

Hello everyone! Back in the summer, I joined the City Girl Network as a content writer for their magazine. It’s been a lot of fun and if you are a city girl I recommend joining the network! CGN is made up of a collective of local communities within cities throughout the UK, Europe and USA.…… Continue reading Book Review: What Would Boudicca Do? By Elizabeth Foley and Beth Coates

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Book Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

I have a heart for every year I’ve been alive. There are seventeen hidden in the sand of my bedroom. Every so often, I claw through the shingle just to check they’re still there. Buried deep and bloody. Princess Lira is siren royalty and revered across the sea until she is cursed into humanity by the…… Continue reading Book Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

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Book Review: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Synopsis When Korede’s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what’s expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This’ll be the third boyfriend Ayoola’s dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left Korede to…… Continue reading Book Review: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

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Book Review: Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

Synopsis Frances Janvier spends most of her time studying. Everyone knows Aled Last as that quiet boy who gets straight As. You probably think that they are going to fall in love or something. Since he is a boy and she is a girl. They don’t. They make a podcast. In a world determined to…… Continue reading Book Review: Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

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Book Review: The Space Between Time by Charlie Laidlaw

Synopsis There are more stars in the universe than there are grains of sand on Earth… Emma Maria Rossini appears to be the luckiest girl in the world. She’s the daughter of a beautiful and loving mother, and her father is one of the most famous film actors of his generation. She’s also the granddaughter…… Continue reading Book Review: The Space Between Time by Charlie Laidlaw

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Book Review: Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu

Synopsis A story of love and demons, family and witchcraft. Nova Huang knows more about magic than your average teen witch. She works at her grandmothers’ bookshop, where she helps them loan out spell books and investigate any supernatural occurrences in their New England town. One fateful night, she follows reports of a white wolf…… Continue reading Book Review: Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu

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Book Review: Little Witches: Magic in Concord by Leigh Dragoon

Synopsis A retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, the graphic novel follows Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy as witches-in-training. When Mr. Laurence, a witch­finder, moves in next door with his grandson to investigate renegade magic, the girls get caught up in the action. Thank you to NetGalley and Oni Press for providing an ARC…… Continue reading Book Review: Little Witches: Magic in Concord by Leigh Dragoon

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Book Review: Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

Synopsis ‘In an ancient city by the sea, three sisters – a maiden, a mother, and a crone – are drawing maps by candlelight. Sombre, with piercing grey eyes, they are the three Fates, and every map is a human life . . .’ Stepsister takes up where Cinderella’s tale ends. We meet Isabelle, the…… Continue reading Book Review: Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly