The Changeling’s Journey by Christine Spoors | A newly published book that feels like an old folklore tale

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Do you guys realise how thrilled I am to be finally writing this review? To finally have read a friend’s book, to have it in my hands and see the words she spent so long writing? GAHHHH.

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The Iliad by Homer | A lengthy read, but totally worth it to me

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And with this review, you see the beginnings of my exploration into ancient classics. If you have me on instagram or twitter you many have heard me mention buying a few ancient greek inspired books recently, but my reviews have a bit of a backlog and so finally, the first is coming to my blog.

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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde | I mean…I guessed the ending…

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A random pick up on my part, I had zero intentions of reading this soon. But, I’m mightily happy I did, because it’s one I’ve been meaning to check of the list for an awful long while now.

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Circe by Madeline Miller | Sass, sorcery and Circe…what’s not to love?

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Guys you have NO IDEA how much I was YELLING when I found out I was actually going to receive an early copy of this book! I adore The Song of Achilles, so I figured I’d try my luck and sent a request through…and here we are!

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Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden | The detail was both it’s amazement and downfall

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This is probably going to be a smaller review than usual, because all the way through reading this I was thinking “…how the hell am I going to review this?”

We shall find out.

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All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr | A slow read and not quite worth the hype

All the light we cannot see

This book has literally been on my TBR for YEARS. Finally, after many days of overlooking it, I decided to pick it up. At last! Now my bookworm brain can stop niggling at me with that little feeling of guilt.

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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon | A dark mystery encased in a love for books

The Shadow of the Wind

This book was a reread for me – in the form of a buddy read. Both myself and Amy @ ShoutAme felt we needed to read this book, with it being a favourite of ours, and so June brought that reread along. I was slightly paranoid that I wouldn’t enjoy it as much as the original time I read it, since I couldn’t remember a thing and my tastes have changed a lot, but…well, you’ll see from this review how it went.

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Night by Elie Wiesel | How a little book can say it all…

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I finally read the nonfiction book that has been on my radar for years. Quite randomly, actually. I wanted a really quick one evening, and since this was the shortest book on my shelves at that point, I picked it up.

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Voyager by Diana Gabaldon | A really disappointing DNF & a dislike for the most loved character

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Β Another DNF? I must have a veil of scrutiny covering me. Why am I not so easily impressed anymore?

Although really…I kind of love it?

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The Symposium by Plato | A really surprising read

The Symposium

Well well well, didn’t this tiny book take me by surprise!

So many thoughts beforehand. So many hesitations. And yet…

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