Holly Horror by Michelle Jabès Corpora // Book Review
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8M ago
Blurb “Playmate, come and play with me…” A beloved classic reimagined with a dark twist. After her parents’ painful divorce, Evie Archer hopes that moving to Ravenglass, Massachusetts, is the fresh start that her family needs. But Evie quickly realizes that her new home—known by locals as the Horror House—carries its own dark past after learning about Holly Hobbie, who mysteriously vanished in her bedroom one night. But traces of Holly linger in the Horror House and slowly begin to take over Evie’s life. A strange shadow follows her everywhere she goes, and Evie starts to lose sight of what’s ..read more
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New Young Adult Book Releases // 19th September
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8M ago
– Anticipated Releases Vee’s Pick Of The Week A Study in Drowning by Ava Reid Effy Sayre has always believed in fairy tales. She’s had no choice. Since childhood, she’s been haunted by visions of the Fairy King. She’s found solace only in the pages of Angharad – author Emrys Myrddin’s beloved epic about a mortal girl who falls in love with the Fairy King, and then destroys him. Effy’s tattered, dog-eared copy is all that’s keeping her afloat through her stifling first term at Llyr’s prestigious architecture college. So when Myrddin’s family announces a contest to design the late author’s ..read more
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Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider // International Book Covers
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8M ago
Blurb When he’s sent to Latham House, a boarding school for sick teens, Lane thinks his life may as well be over. But when he meets Sadie and her friends – a group of eccentric troublemakers – he realises that maybe getting sick is just the beginning. That illness doesn’t have to define you, and that falling in love is its own cure. US / UK / Spanish Italian / Polish Which cover is your favourite? Let me know in the comments! Follow me on Threads and Instagram: @Vee_Bookish ..read more
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Weekly Reading Update // 17th September
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8M ago
I’m in a bit of a reading slump right now but does that stop me buying books, apparently not. I got these this week! picture borrowed from @laurasteven on instagram Physical TBR Count (Accountability tracker as I’m trying to get this down to 100!) Last Week: 319 This Week: 319 Read This Week The Brothers Hawthorne by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (The Inheritance Games #4) // // SUCH a good continuation of the series, I loved every page Suddenly a Murder by Lauren Muñoz // // And Then There Were None x Knives Out, but I disliked the message at the end of the story The Night in Question by Kath ..read more
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I Feed Her to the Beast and the Beast Is Me by Jamison Shea // Book Review
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8M ago
Blurb There will be blood. Ace of Spades meets House of Hollow in this villain origin story. Laure Mesny is a perfectionist with an axe to grind. Despite being constantly overlooked in the elite and cutthroat world of the Parisian ballet, she will do anything to prove that a Black girl can take center stage. To level the playing field, Laure ventures deep into the depths of the Catacombs and strikes a deal with a pulsating river of blood. The primordial power Laure gains promises influence and adoration, everything she’s dreamed of and worked toward. With retribution on her mind ..read more
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Promise Boys by Nick Brooks // Book Review
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8M ago
Blurb The prestigious Urban Promise Prep school might look pristine on the outside, but deadly secrets lurk within. When the principal ends up murdered on school premises and the cops come sniffing around, a trio of students – J.B., Ramón, and Trey – emerge as the prime suspects. They had the means, they had the motive… and they may have had the murder weapon. But with all three maintaining their innocence, they must band together to track down the real killer before they are arrested. Or is the true culprit hiding among them? Find out who killed Principal Moore in Nick Brooks’s murder myster ..read more
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NetGalley Update // 13th September
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8M ago
It’s been a whole month since the last post and future posts will be going back to weekly, but for today I’m just going to cram in everything I read in the last month! Current Feedback Ratio: 93% Books On Shelf: 9 Read Since The Last Post This was really fun! I wasn’t sure if I was going to continue reading anthologies after a couple of eh ones, but after this I think I just need to be more selective about the ones I pick. Downloaded Since The Last Post None! I requested two that I really want to read but I’ve heard nothing back yet. Which books have you been reading and requesting latel ..read more
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Damned If You Do by Alex Brown // Book Review
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9M ago
Blurb Queer Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Filipino folklore in this horror comedy about a high school stage manager who accidentally sells her soul to a demon. Seven years ago, Cordelia Scott’s abusive father left without a word, and life has been normal ever since. The seventeen-year-old spends her days stage managing the school play (which is going great, if anyone asks), pining over her best friend, Veronica, and failing one too many pop quizzes. She’s never been sad that her father left, but she knows something is…missing. When her school guidance counselor, Fred, reveals during a session ..read more
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Saint Juniper’s Folly by Alex Crespo // Book Review
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9M ago
Blurb Cemetery Boys meets The Haunting of Bly Manor in this spellbinding debut! Alex Crespo’s queer haunted house mystery is equal parts spine-tingling thrills, a celebration of found family, and must-read for paranormal romance fans. For Jaime, returning to the tiny Vermont town of Saint Juniper means returning to a past he’s spent eight years trying to forget. After shuttling between foster homes, he hopes he can make something out of this fresh start. But every gossip in town already knows his business, and with reminders of his past everywhere, he seeks out solitude into the nearby woods ..read more
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NetGalley Update // 2nd August
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9M ago
It’s been a whole month since the last post and future posts will be going back to weekly, but for today I’m just going to cram in everything I read in the last month! Current Feedback Ratio: 92% Books On Shelf: 10 Read Since The Last Post I can see Divine Rivals being my book of the year, it’s absolutely incredible. Spell Bound was really good too, and Saint Juniper’s Folly! All About Romance and Their Vicious Games were let downs unfortunately. Downloaded Since The Last Post A real mix here, I’m trying to read more adult fiction, especially weird fantasy books. Which books have you b ..read more
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