Wrap-Up: September 2017

SeptemberWrap-Up2017

This is the best reading month I have EVER had! I managed to read 10 books this month and I am so happy about it! 8 of the books I read were new September releases and I am quite proud of myself for managing to keep up with new books a little better this month. Continue reading

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Warcross by Marie Lu – Review

Today I have a spoiler-free review of another September release, this time it’s Warcross. I was sent a copy of this book by Penguin and I can’t thank them enough! I absolutely love this book and definitely reccomend, whether you’re a gamer or not!image2 (10)Warcross by Marie Lu (Warcross, #1)

  • UK hardcover – 368 pages
  • Release date: 14th of September 2017
  • Published by Penguin
  • ISBN: 0241321425
  • Goodreads page for Warcross here!

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Invictus by Ryan Graudin – Review

Today I finished Invictus, a time-travel novel following Faraway McCarthy and his wonderful crew. This book is definitely one of my favourite books of 2017 and I can’t recommend it enough. Here is my spoiler-free review!image1 (34)Invictus by Ryan Graudin

  • UK arc – 458 pages
  • Release date: 21st of September 2017
  • Published by Orion Children’s Books
  • ISBN: 1510102868
  • Goodreads page for Invictus here!

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The Visit of The Royal Physician by Per Olov Enquist – Review

Today I have a spoiler-free review of a book I am sure not many of you have heard of. This book was first translated from Swedish to English in 2001 by Tiina Nunnally and I really enjoyed it. I read this book because of a film, I will explain all that below! image1 (32)The Visit of The Royal Physician by Per Olov Enquist

  • UK paperback – 309 pages
  • Release date: 2003 (first published in 1999)
  • Published by Vintage
  • ISBN: 009945565X
  • Goodreads page for The Visit of The Royal Physician here!

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The Little Book of Lykke by Meik Wiking – Review

Today I am taking part in the Lykke Blog Tour to celebrate the release of The Little Book of Lykke. I loved Meik Wiking’s first book, The Little Book of Hygge (review here), so I was over the moon when Penguin contacted me and asked if I’d like to read an early copy. I am happy to report that I loved this book just as much as the first!
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Lykke (Luu-kah) (n): Happiness

The Little Book of Lykke: The Danish Search for the World’s Happiest People by Meik Wiking

  • UK Hardcover – 288 pages
  • Release date: 7th of September 2017
  • Published by Penguin Life
  • ISBN: 0241302013
  • Goodreads page for The Little Book of Lykke here!

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Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco – Review

This evening I have my spoiler-free review of Hunting Prince Dracula for you. My review of the first book, Stalking Jack the Ripper, is on Goodreads here! I enjoyed book one, but I definitely liked book two a lot more. I loved that this book is set in Romania, whereas the first was in London!image1 (29)Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco – Stalking Jack the Ripper, #2

  • US ARC – 418 pages
  • Release date: 19th of September 2017
  • Published by Little, Brown & Company
  • ISBN: 031655166X
  • Goodreads page for Hunting Prince Dracula here!

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