(59) Assassin’s Apprentice // Bookish Blurb

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Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb

This is a high fantasy novel following the life of “Fitz” as he is raised as a royal bastard. He is constantly trying to walk the line between being royalty and being illegitimate and mostly just trying to stay alive.

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(61) The Little Broomstick // Bookish Blurb

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The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart

So on Netflix I watched Mary and Witches Flower and in the credits it mentioned that it was based off of a book, this book, so I decided to give it a read.

This is a children’s book following Mary and the adventures she has on a magic broomstick one summer.

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(58) Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore // Bookish Blurb

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Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

This is another of those ‘books involving books’ that I’ve been reading.

Lydia works at a bookstore and hides her traumatic past. But when a regular at the bookstore hangs himself and leaves her messages she must face the past as she tries to understand why this tragedy happened.

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(52) Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell //Bookish Blurb

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Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

I’m not sure where I got the recommendation for this book but I’m so glad I read it.

Basically, this is a historical fantasy novel set in England in which we follow the lives of two magicians as they try to bring back magic. Although this book is technically fantasy, it is very logical and… British. Basically, I don’t want anyone to be put off just because it includes some magic.

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