recently read books | november #1

Hi, helllooooo!
So you might’ve noticed that I’m not doing my usual reviews anymore and I do have a reason for that: it’s that it takes so much freaking time! I have to stop reading and takes notes and I’m just not okay with that, I can’t stop myself from reading just to take notes, so I thought when I’d read 3-4 books, I’d do a recently read, or do a weekly wrap-up and just tell you what I read about, so I honestly hope you guys are okay with this. Or maybe you just don’t care.
Anyway, I’ve managed to finish three amazing books! These are all continuations of series! Who am I?! I’m actually continuing with series and just starting them. I’m truly someone. Okay, I’ll stop, let’s just get to what I’ve read.

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Underrated lgbtq+ books #2


So I’ve done this before, I already have a post like this one which you can access by clicking here but actually I wanted to make a new one and I do think that I’m gonna make new, updated ones, just because I think that it is super super important to promote underrated books, I’ll be bringing underrated books in many genres but right now it’s gonna be LGBTQ+ books. So what I consider to be an underrated book is if it has 1000 or less ratings on Goodreads and right now all of these books have less than 1k so I thought I’d share them with you guys if you’d wanna read them, I’m definitely interested in them!

Well. Let’s see!

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October wrap-up

OMG! Hi everyone! I can’t believe I have to write this so soon! This month is oooover! WHY?? It’s too soon!
Anyway, I’m here to do my October wrap-up, which, if you didn’t know, means that I’m telling you about the books I’ve managed to read this month! And…I’m not complaining, okay?? I’ve read so freaking many books this month! Plus I’ve also read A storm of swords which is over 1,000 pages, thus making it my longest book I’ve ever read, but I did it! It’s crazy! Anyway, let’s get to it!

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UNDER FIRE BY Peter van der Walt

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Under Fire
(Fairbridge #1) series Rowdy Parrot Limited Paperback 252 pages Goodreads

The quirky little city of Fairbridge is about to explode at the intersection of sex, religion and politics.

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Fairbridge is home to a sizeable LGBT community; as well as American Evangelical Christianity’s brightest rising star.

The people have embraced the contrasts and paradoxes as part of life in the New South. Students, hillbillies, snake handling tent revivalists, a new police chief, a feminist lesbian bar owner, rich out-of-staters… they all call Fairbridge home.

So far, the uneasy peace has held. Paul Draker – a gay, former Combat Rescue Officer – returns to the city to live out his days peacefully in the woods of Western North Carolina. But as the edges of the peace begin to unravel, and the culture wars reignite, he is on a collision c

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Worst books I read this summer

Helllooooo people! In this post I’ll be writing about books I read in the summer that I hated with passion.
Now, keep in mind that I did read these books this year, but it doesn’t mean that they were also published this year, just saying.
Oh, and also, something else. If these are you favorite books ever ever and forever, please do not take offense, I’m not trying to offend you, human, I’m just bored and I wanna rant about books I hated as one does.
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Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

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Carry On
(Simon Snow #1) YA FANTASY Paperback 522 pages

Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who’s ever been chosen.

That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right.

Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he starts something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there’s a magic-eating monster running around, wearing Simon’s face. Baz would be having a field day with all this, if he were here — it’s their last year at the Watford School of Magicks, and Simon’s infuriating nemesis didn’t even bother to show up.

Carry On – The Rise and Fall of Simon Snow is a ghost story, a love story and a mystery. It has just as much kissing and talking as you’d expect from a Rainb

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Silence of Winter by Avery Blake

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Silence of Winter
(Cromwell Chronicles #1) LGBT fantasy/paranormal Kindle format 290 pages

Normal is overrated. At least that’s what Oliver Cromwell tells himself when he’s being bullied for being different. He’s a lover of all things paranormal, and when his nose isn’t shoved into his sketchpad, drawing haunted houses and monsters, he and his best friend Bailey hang out in abandoned buildings and take long—very non-romantic—walks through graveyards looking for ghosts.
Everything changes when they actually find one.

Freaked out because he seems to be a sudden ghost magnet, Oliver befriends Mrs. Glass, a psychic who lives in the Victorian manor at the end of his street. With her help, he discovers his special bloodline and uncovers abilities that allow him to begin helping the ghosts move on. As if being sixteen wasn’t al

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Five star predictions

So I’ve been seeing these five star predictions videos/posts and I love love watching/reading them, I think they’re super interesting, especially when they make updates if they actually rated the books five stars.
So, to me a five stars has to really do IT! Like, actual everything.
I don’t want there one scene, one line that rubs me the wrong way, a five star book is usually a favorite forever, which I’ll wanna reread, lately I’ve really been into rereading, so yeah.
Anyway, I have five books here, I’ll show them to you guys, some of them haven’t been released just yet, but I’m totally sure that I’m gonna be giving these books five stars…well, we’ll see!

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The turn of the key by Ruth Ware

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The turn of the key
Mystery/Thriller Hardcover 384 pages Goodreads

When she stumbles across the ad, she’s looking for something else completely. But it seems like too good an opportunity to miss—a live-in nannying post, with a staggeringly generous salary. And when Rowan Caine arrives at Heatherbrae House, she is smitten—by the luxurious “smart” home fitted out with all modern conveniences, by the beautiful Scottish Highlands, and by this picture-perfect family.

What she doesn’t know is that she’s stepping into a nightmare—one that will end with a child dead and herself in prison awaiting trial for murder.

Writing to her lawyer from prison, she struggles to explain the unravelling events that led to her incarceration. It wasn’t just the constant surveillance from the cameras installed around the house, or the malfunctioning technology that woke the househol

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All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater

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All the Crooked Saints
Fantasy Hardcover Pages: 320 Goodreads

Here is a thing everyone wants: A miracle.

Here is a thing everyone fears:
What it takes to get one.

Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado is likely to find a landscape of dark saints, forbidden love, scientific dreams, miracle-mad owls, estranged affections, one or two orphans, and a sky full of watchful desert stars.

At the heart of this place you will find the Soria family, who all have the ability to perform unusual miracles. And at the heart of this family are three cousins longing to change its future: Beatriz, the girl without feelings, who wants only to be free to examine her thoughts; Daniel, the Saint of Bicho Raro, who performs miracles for everyone but himself; and Joaquin, who spends his nights running a renegade radio station under the name Diablo Diablo.
They are all looking for a mirac

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