My interest in this series was piqued when I saw the author tweeting pictures of adorable plushies! Turns out, these long-necked, two-legged floofs are creatures called orgo, which appear in his Orgo Runners books – so when he offered me the chance to review the first four books in the series, I jumped at the chance!
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This was probably the most hyped kids’ book of the first part of 2018, and with good reason. It’s a lush, thoughtful, magical tale that deserves comparisons to Diana Wynne Jones and Neil Gaiman.
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I’m pretty new to reading romance novels – I’ve been a fan of regency historicals for a long time, and they often include a cute romance, but I am only just realising how lovely a nice fluffy regency romance can be on its own. I came across The Governess Game on NetGalley and it sounded really good, so I thought I would give it a try.
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Full disclosure on this one: I met Josie Jaffrey on Twitter before I’d heard of any of her books, and I’m honour-bound to love anyone who loves my cat as much as she does. That being said, this is going to be way more than a polite ‘thanks for being my friend’ review, because this book is genuinely an amazing, gripping, inventive, five-star read!
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I was so excited to get my hands on These Rebel Waves early, because I just love pirates, and I also have a love of the history of botanical medicine and magic, so this sounded right up my alley. I’m extremely grateful to Shrina from Harper 360 for sending me a proof and letting me read this one!
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Have you ever daydreamed about a mash-up between The Devil Wears Prada and American Psycho? Me neither, but I tell you what: it really, really works.
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Floating cities? Skyships? Etiquette lessons? Storm Glass intrigued me as soon as I saw the description. Sadly, I just couldn’t click with any of the characters, and I found the plot a little lacking…
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