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There hasn’t been
much any movement since my last post, so this will be quick!
This meme will be categorised together with my book reviews. All links will get you to the book’s Goodreads listing, as always 🙂
What I’m currently reading
I’m fewer than 30 pages away from the end as I’m preparing this post on Tuesday, and I don’t want it to end!! IT’S SO GOOD, FRIENDS! My books look up to this with unrivalled hero worship<3
My review will follow next week Thursday once I’ve made sense of my feelings.
Assassin Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in the Red Church ministry think she’s far from earned it. Plying her bloody trade in a backwater of the Republic, she’s no closer to ending Consul Scaeva and Cardinal Duomo, or avenging her familia. And after a deadly confrontation with an old enemy, Mia begins to suspect the motives of the Red Church itself.
When it’s announced that Scaeva and Duomo will be making a rare public appearance at the conclusion of the grand games in Godsgrave, Mia defies the Church and sells herself to a gladiatorial collegium for a chance to finally end them. Upon the sands of the arena, Mia finds new allies, bitter rivals, and more questions about her strange affinity for the shadows. But as conspiracies unfold within the collegium walls, and the body count rises, Mia will be forced to choose between loyalty and revenge, and uncover a secret that could change the very face of her world.
What I recently finished reading
… Nothing. *ahem*
What I think I’ll read next
I’m still really looking forward to this. The way I’m getting through Godsgrave I’ll either start it today or tomorrow at the latest. The illustrations are so stunning and Leigh Bardugo is my queen, so I can’t wait to get to it.
Then again, I don’t want to finish Godsgrave so I have mixed feelings.
Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns.
Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid’s voice can summon deadly storms and where a river might do a lovestruck boy’s bidding but only for a terrible price.
Inspired by myth, fairy tale, and folklore, #1 New York Times–bestselling author Leigh Bardugo has crafted a deliciously atmospheric collection of short stories filled with betrayals, revenge, sacrifice, and love.
Perfect for new readers and dedicated fans, these tales will transport you to lands both familiar and strange—to a fully realized world of dangerous magic that millions have visited through the novels of the Grishaverse.
This collection of six stories includes three brand-new tales, all of them lavishly illustrated with art that changes with each turn of the page, culminating in six stunning full-spread illustrations as rich in detail as the stories themselves.
WonderWoman Warbringer will have to wait while I read this ARC <3 My thanks to the author for sending me a copy. I loved the prequel Eleonore last year and can’t wait to get to this! It’s on my kindle ready and waiting ^-^
Life was simple for Eléonore when her biggest concerns were hunting demons, stacking shelves, and pulling off the single mother gig.
But that was before the night at the Citadelle two months ago. The night when she killed an Elder sorcerer. The night she discovered her own destructive powers.
Now Eléonore’s life is defined by questions of will…
Will her dangerous powers and Iníonaofa heritage ever be explained to her?
Will her son’s father make a reappearance in her life?
Will her son discover the terrible truth of her nighttime hunts?
Will the demon who offered her protection come for her due?
With chaos brewing in Daemoniar—the demon realm—and a tyrannical group on the rise, one thing is for certain…
Eléonore’s about to stumble into a whole new hellhole of trouble.
Have you read any of these and would like to chat about it? I look forward to hearing from you if you do – just leave a comment below and we can get this book club started!
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