(69) The Magicians // Bookish Blurb

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The Magicians by Lev Grossman

This book was recommended to me by a stranger (ie someone from my book club thingy) when I asked for fantasy books. I can see how people would like this book but unfortunately this book was really not for me.

This is a teen fantasy book involving a magical school and magical world but it’s also a story about some really disturbed unhappy people.

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(68) The Music Shop // Bookish Blurb

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The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce

This is a story about a music shop and about Frank, the man who owns the shop and only sells Vinyl records. And it’s a story about a mysterious woman who faints outside his shop one day. And it’s a story about a community trying to hold itself together. And it is a story about how music can change your life.

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(64) On The Other Side // Bookish Blurb

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On the Other Side by Carrie Hope Fletcher

This is Carrie’s first fiction book and after reading Louise Pentland’s books I realized that I could read other youtuber’s books.

I’ll admit that I went into this book with fairly low expectations. I just wasn’t expecting it to be that good. I’m glad to report that I was wrong.

We follow Evie Snow who has died but needs to let go of her past in order to get to ‘heaven’ and as we follow her we learn about her past.

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(49) The Cider House Rules // Bookish Blurb

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The Cider House Rules by John Irving

My boss actually recommended this book to me and I needed an ebook for my vacation so I thought I would give it a go (without even reading the description).

Before I go any further I should mention that this book deals heavily with abortion and the actual medical procedure as well as themes of abuse, addition, racism… just all the stuff you want to read about.

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(48) Before We Were Yours // Bookish Blurb

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Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

My mom recommended this book to me. It’s a historical fiction novel loosely based off of true events. In this book we follow the story of five children who are taken from their parents and to the Tennessee Children’s Home where they experience all sorts of trauma before being adopted by people who think their parents abandoned them. We also follow the present day story of a woman who is trying to figure out her grandmother’s past.†

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(46) How to Find Love in a Bookshop // Bookish Blurb

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How to Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry

This was another one of those books with books/bookshops in them just like The Bookshop on the Corner and I have to say that this book is rather similar.

Again, this is about a woman who runs a bookshop (this time in a little English village) and about a bunch of people who live in the village and find love in one way or another.

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