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Dark and Deepest Red Review: Magical and Mesmerising

Dark and Deepest Red Review: Magical and Mesmerising

Dark and Deepest Red is a magical realism story inspired by Hans Christian Anderson’s The Red Shoes and the dancing plague of 1518 in Strasbourg. Like all of Anna-Marie McLemore’s books, it’s beautifully written and incorporates elements of magical realism that makes it really delightful to read. It’s a story about embracing who you are and your […]

January 23, 2020 | 2 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 4 stars, Books, Reviews
Jeann’s Top 10 Books of 2019

Jeann’s Top 10 Books of 2019

When I look back at the books that I read this year, there were quite a few sequels and series enders that I picked up. For some reason, I was disappointed by many of the debuts or first time authors. Therefore, most of the books on this list are from series that I already knew […]

January 16, 2020 | 5 Comments
The Starless Sea Review: Where Did it Go Wrong?

The Starless Sea Review: Where Did it Go Wrong?

As someone who enjoyed The Night Circus, with its enchanting imagery and whimsical storytelling, I was excited about The Starless Sea, particularly after reading the intriguing synopsis. It sounded completely magical as an ode to storytelling and the tales that are told, with a labyrinth filled with secrets. Sadly, the reading experience didn’t quite match up […]

December 3, 2019 | 9 Comments
Books to Gift this Holiday Season

Books to Gift this Holiday Season

Even though I don’t really celebrate anything during the holiday season, I absolutely love gift giving. Carefully curating and selecting gifts for others is one of my favourite things to do and I also love gift wrapping. Although I haven’t been reading very much these past two years, I thought I would still share some […]

November 26, 2019 | 3 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in Books