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Review: The Secret of a Heart Note by Stacey Lee

I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.

I’ve always seen perfumers as extraordinary creatures who can see colors and hear music in scents. The Secret of a Heart Note has a fascinating premise of perfumers who have a super sense of smell and can create love elixirs to bring lovers together. Continue reading “Review: The Secret of a Heart Note by Stacey Lee”

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Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo—In Which I Express My Ardent Love for My New Favorite Book!

 

The hype. It is real.
For some weird reason I always find myself avoiding over-hyped books (Cinder, Throne of Glass, Emmy & Oliver, all those series!!!) and putting them off for a long time until I succumb to the temptation. And then. Slip, and I fall down the rabbit hole of raving and giggling and fangirling. Here are 2 possible reasons why I approach popular books with trepidation:

1. The fear that the book doesn’t live up to my sky-high expectations and leaves me in a disappointed slump of misery and broken dreams.

2. It’s absolutely worth it and leaves me in a glowing, disappointed slump of misery and broken dreams. Because how do I get over it!? How?

After that rather long preamble, I remember this post is about Six of Crows, for whom I can use hundreds of screaming, fangirling GIFs. The only regret I have is not jumping onto the bandwagon sooner.

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Book Review: The Witch Hunter by Virginia Boecker

Normally I avoid the fantasy genre at all cost; you can only read about dragons and elves for so many times, and I’ve used up my patience with the whole repetitive, unoriginal genre. The Witch Hunter slightly surmounts my expectations by its creativity. It has an appealing premise, and though its execution is wanting, I enjoyed this book.

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