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Is Leigh Bardugo’s King of Scars also moi tsar?

And so it ends… I have officially read all the novels within Grishaverse. And I dare to say that it has been one the most amazing journeys I’ve taken. So much has happened! Let’s recap. A month ago I decided … Continue reading

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The enchanting world of Evelyn Hugo

You know that book you keep seeing everywhere? Everyone seems to have read it? Everyone constantly talks about how good it is? And you haven’t read it? That was Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to me. … Continue reading

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Is there enough mischief in Leigh Bardugo’s Crooked Kingdom?

A few moments ago I read the last page of Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo. How dare she…? Such a sadist. I’m done falling in love with her writing. Now I’m just falling into the abyss. This was the kiss … Continue reading

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Has Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows stolen my breath away?

Leigh Bardugo is a villain. I will shortly explain why. If you are just now joining me on my little one-woman journey reading Grishaverse, welcome! So, a week ago I decided to read all of Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse books. My … Continue reading

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Did Leigh Bardugo’s Ruin and Rising just break my heart?

Maybe there are no words at the moment for me to explain the emotions I’m feeling right now. Because I can’t seem to find them. When I started this ‘Grishaverse reading project’, honestly, I didn’t expect to be affected in … Continue reading

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Am I falling in love because of Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo?!

Hello stranger! If you are just joining me on my journey in rediscovering YA fantasy, I suggest you check out my review/essay on Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo where I explain everything. I have arrived at the second milestone … Continue reading

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How did Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo reintroduce me to YA fantasy?

This quarantine has really turned everything upside down. It even made my posh, I-only-read-adult-fiction ass, read young adult fantasy. I know… I’ve gone mad. What is happening to me? Well, it’s good you asked… Because, we all know by now, … Continue reading

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