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Lore Olympus Volume II

Lore Olympus: Volume Two⁠⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 series⁠⁠I finally finished the second part of this fantastic series! Since I got the book, I could not find enough time to read it. Yes, it’s a graphic novel you can go through in half an hour, but I wanted to savour every page fully.⁠⁠I love thisContinue reading “Lore Olympus Volume II”


The Sunbearer Trials

The Sunbearer Trials ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 stars Author:    Aidan ThomasTitle:        The Sunbearer TrialsFormat:    ARC, ebookPublisher:    MacmillanPublication:    15th  of September 2022 Ages ago, Sol banished the evil Obsidians and sacrificed his own life to protect the people of Reino del Sol. Sun Stones, fuelled with his power, were placed in multiple temples throughout theContinue reading “The Sunbearer Trials”

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars Title:                The Dangers of Smoking in Bed Author:           Mariana Enriquez Publisher:        GRANTA Format:           ebook Length:           165 pages This collection of short stories was one of the most original writing I had ever read. It was weird and creepy or macabre atContinue reading “The Dangers of Smoking in Bed”

Cemetery Boys

Cemetery Boys ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 stars Yadriel, a transgender teenager living in East Los Angeles, is frustrated by the lack of tolerance shown by his colleagues at school and his community. In secret and without the approval of his elders, he performs the rites that allow him to become a brujo- a magicContinue reading “Cemetery Boys”

The Push

The Push Blythe’s relationship with her mother has always been problematic. When her daughter Violet is born, she is determined to be a perfect parent, but the strain of early motherhood leaves her baffled. Soon, she starts to suspect something is wrong with her baby girl. She does not behave as expected and seems toContinue reading “The Push”

Emergency Skin

Emergency Skin ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 stars Earth was abandoned centuries ago due to climate changes that made it uninhabitable. Now, a soldier is sent to retrieve valuables necessary for future development. Warned about the hazardous nature of his mission, he explores the land believed to be populated by devolved descendants of those leftContinue reading “Emergency Skin”

The Bridge Kingdom

The Bridge Kingdom ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars Ithicana and Maridrina are involved in a never-ending conflict. When traditional warfare brought no results, the Maridrinian king reached for less usual means. He gathered his many daughters in an isolated compound, where there were trained to be warriors, assassins, spies and… good wives. The mostContinue reading “The Bridge Kingdom”

Non fiction: Out of the Silence: After the Crash

Out of the Silence: After the Crash ⭐⭐⭐.5 3.5out of 5 stars In 1972 the plane with the Uruguayan rugby team, their friends and families on board, crashed in the Andes. For over seventy days, the young men who survived the accident were trapped in the mountains, dealing with extreme weather, food shortage and theContinue reading “Non fiction: Out of the Silence: After the Crash”

Conversations with friends

Conversations with Friends ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4out of 5 stars Frances and Bobbi have known each other for years. Despite their contradictory characters, they forged a strong emotional bond. Former lovers, they now perform spoken-word poetry together at the scenes of Dublin. They catch the attention of Melissa, a famous journalist. Invited for dinner to discuss futureContinue reading “Conversations with friends”

Reviving the classics: To the Lighthouse

To The Lighthouse ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 stars Mr and Mrs Ramsey spend their summer holidays surrounded by their children and friends. They have walks, talk about philosophy, and indulge in their passions like reading, poetry or painting. The returning topic is a trip to the nearby Lighthouse… This book is difficult to summarise,Continue reading “Reviving the classics: To the Lighthouse”