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Listen to the Music of the Night – Showing off my Phantom Collection

I talked about that briefly in my review of Where Dreams Descend and in my autumn books post, but it bears repeating: Phantom is my first fandom love. I discovered it when I was 16. I had some free time at a computer at school and I was board, so I was looking up song…… Continue reading Listen to the Music of the Night – Showing off my Phantom Collection

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Through a mirror darkly or Where Dreams Descend

Title: Where Dreams Descend Author: Janella Angeles Rating: 5 of 5 Stars Representation: brown skinned main character with curly hair, phil-american author Content Warnings: manipulative relationship (student-mentor), manipulation, illusions to control a person, drinking, danger from fire, danger from shattering glass, loss of a loved one, grief, alcohol, abductions, murder, casual sexism, general sexism Series: First in a Duology Goodreads / Bookdepository Official…… Continue reading Through a mirror darkly or Where Dreams Descend

Reading Challenges · The Library

Let´s frankenstein a book!

Welcome back to my next monsterathon post! Don´t worry, this is going to be a fun one. In honour of monsters and all things spooky and the ur-example of a monster, Frankenstein´s monster (but never Frankenstein himself, asshole does not deserve that), I´m doing the bonus challenge for this readathon and will frankenstein together a…… Continue reading Let´s frankenstein a book!

Reading Challenges · The Library

Monsterathon 2020: Where Monsters Hide Booktag

I know, the title feels familiar, because last week’s post (sorry for the short break, life got a bit hectic suddenly), was also about the monsterathon. What can I say, I really like this readathon! So this week we are going to delve a bit deeper, and instead of talking about the books I´m going…… Continue reading Monsterathon 2020: Where Monsters Hide Booktag

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ARC Review: Seven Devils

Title: Seven Devils Author: Laura Lam, Elizabeth May Rating: 4.5 of 5 Stars Representation: Queer, F/F, trans, main characters of Colour, Variety of ages and gender Content Warnings: Abuse, abuse of children, parental abuse, murder, training Children to kill, mind control via chip/ai, Prostitution, concubines, trauma, war, psychological abuse, psychological trauma, killing, killing of family…… Continue reading ARC Review: Seven Devils

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Memories may destroy you or I killed Zoe Spanos

Title: I killed Zoe Spanos Author: Kit Frick Rating: 5 of 5 Stars Representation: Adoption, biracial character, queer characters (mentioned), character Living in poverty, friendship with toxic elements Content Warnings: Murder, absent parenting, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, death of a loved one, grieving, unerage drinking and drug taking, untrustful memories, trauma Series: Standalone Goodreads /…… Continue reading Memories may destroy you or I killed Zoe Spanos