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My November Wrap Up – 2017

I am one hundred percent convinced that some person has sent us through time. How could it possibly be the end of November already?! We’re all about to be lost in the whirl that is Christmas and New Years and I’m still five books away from my reading goal #prayforme. But why we wait and see if I can pull it off, here’s my second last wrap up for the year!

1. Aversion by Kenechi Udogu (Book 1 in The Mentalist series)
2.5/5 Stars

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Gemma has spent her whole life training and learning to become an Averter. But after completing her first aversion, she realizes something is wrong. Now one of the most popular boys in school won’t leave her alone, and a mysterious man is watching her. Gemma’s life is turned upside down and it will never be the same again.

Boy oh, boy did this bring back memories of my high school reading days. This book is a nice little present filled with special abilities and cliché love that teenage me absolutely adored. At this current time, I don’t think I will be continuing with the series, but you can read my full thoughts on this novel by clicking here.

 

2. The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (Book 1 in The Raven Cycle series)
4/5 Stars

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Blue comes from a family of psychics but doesn’t possess the sight herself. But then she sees the ghost of a boy who will die within the year, which means one of two things, either she killed him or loved him. And now along with that strange boy and his friends, she’s hunting down a welsh king and watching the world turn upside down in front of her eyes.

I seriously need to stop starting new series when I’m already reading about 10. But I absolutely loved The Raven Boys. Maybe I’m just imaging it, but it’s just so different from everything else I’ve ever read. The story is intensely interesting and the characters are my current obsession. I practically feel the story growing around me and I can’t wait to continue the series.

 

3. Charcoal Tears by Jane Washington (Book 1 in the Seraph Black series)
3.8/5 Stars

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Seraph Black’s life is anything but safe, she lives in a violent home, works at a sleazy club and spends her life protecting her brother. But Seraph’s life changes when two new people come into her life, and two old ones become something she never expected. With secrets being kept, powers forming, and someone hunting her down, is her life about to get better, or worse?

Here I am, back at it again with starting a new series. This was another little trip back to my high school days but with a little more originality thrown in. I don’t have much to say that I haven’t already said in my review, so you can click here to check it out.

 

4. One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake (Book 2 in the Three Dark Crowns series)
4/5 Stars

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The ascension year has started, two queens must be slaughtered by their sisters, and one will become victorious and get the crown.

This book contained way more action than the first one, and yet It did take me longer to get into it. I found myself never knowing where we were headed, and honestly, I still have no idea. The story seems to be brewing for something bigger and I can’t wait to find out what that is.

 

 

Currently Reading:
1. Turtles All The Way Down by John Green

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I swore to myself that I would never read a John Green book again. But I stupidly fell for the hype and cheap hardback ($16, how could I resist?) And well, I’m regretting it. I honestly don’t know if I will even finish it, but I guess we’ll see.

 

 

 

 

What books did you read this month? Let me know down below!

 

All books mentioned above can be purchased by clicking here.

 

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