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The Promised Land of Urban Fantasy for Me This May| Plus Some Books I’ve Read in the Subgenre | #WyrdandWonder

As some of you may know I have been struggling mental health wise. And at the start of May, as I was preparing to jump on my intended high fantasy TBR, my reading mood took a left turn and I acquired a bunch of Urban Fantasy to satisfy my need. But what was that need?… Continue reading The Promised Land of Urban Fantasy for Me This May| Plus Some Books I’ve Read in the Subgenre | #WyrdandWonder

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The Norm of Gender Constructs in Fantasy | Which Sounds a Lot Fancier Than It Is | #WyrdandWonder

One of the things that I always wanted to hold to with kids is that I didn’t want to jump on board the whole blue is boy and pink is girl focus that there was for baby’s already. Let alone the pressure that is on them for the rest of their lives in that regard.… Continue reading The Norm of Gender Constructs in Fantasy | Which Sounds a Lot Fancier Than It Is | #WyrdandWonder

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5 Star Books in Five Words |5 Adult Fantasy | #wyrdandwonder

Sometimes you see things in the blogging community, think oh that is fun, and then proceed to take 500 million years to give it a go yourself. Which is kind of what this is to be honest. I kept remembering it but I just never got around to doing it. So this book tag of… Continue reading 5 Star Books in Five Words |5 Adult Fantasy | #wyrdandwonder

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Don’t Call It That | Magical Realism vs Fabulism | #WyrdandWonder

Magical Realism is one of those subgenres that I stayed away from for most of my reading career. It always felt that there was something about it that made me extremely cautious to even use the term. I could never quite get a grip on Magical Realism as a subgenre. And google never was a… Continue reading Don’t Call It That | Magical Realism vs Fabulism | #WyrdandWonder

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Why It Is Fine to Read Middle Grade as an Adult | #middlegrademarch

One thing that unfortunately seems to happen a lot in the bookish community is that some like to throw shade around for what others read. Whether this be fantasy, chicklit, romance, young adult etc. Middle Grade is one other kind of book that people like to frown about when they see adults reading it.  But… Continue reading Why It Is Fine to Read Middle Grade as an Adult | #middlegrademarch

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Turtle Recall Reading Guide / Discworld Collector’s Library / Gollancz & Doubleday

Whenever I show my collection of Pratchett, what stands out to others are some of my matching hardcovers. These hardcovers are without a dustjacket and of a rough texture. I always call this my Gollancz collection but that isn’t entirely correct. Since I always get so many comments on this I figured I’d share a… Continue reading Turtle Recall Reading Guide / Discworld Collector’s Library / Gollancz & Doubleday

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Lets Go on an Adventure / #MiddleGradeMarch

I like to browse instagram when I have just woken up. Pretty pictures of books are a good way to wake up. So it was on one of these mornings that the tag on Elly’s picture caught my attention. View this post on Instagram My reading stack for March is already out of control, and… Continue reading Lets Go on an Adventure / #MiddleGradeMarch

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How I Keep Track of All the Reading Challenges in 2020

I quite enjoy reading challenges. For me they can add another dimension to my reading as some focus on diversity or books that I might have been avoiding. Some are just plain fun. I got asked during my reading challenge wrap up of last year how I keep track of doing all these reading challenges.… Continue reading How I Keep Track of All the Reading Challenges in 2020

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The Modern Monster / Six Degrees of SFnal Separation

Back during Sci-Fi Month Imyril from There is Always Room for One More issued us a challenge. The Six Degrees of SFnal Seperation. It is based on the Six Degrees of Seperation meme by Kate over at Books Are My Favourite And Best where she nominates a book and participants see where it leads them.… Continue reading The Modern Monster / Six Degrees of SFnal Separation