Circe by Madeline Miller

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Rating: 5/5
Author: Madeline Miller
Circe was my first foray into Madeline Miller’s work having not read her immensely popular first novel, The Song of Achilles. Aside from the fact that it’s extensively based on Greek mythology, I didn’t know much else of what to expect and went in completely blind.

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The Liveship Traders Trilogy by Robin Hobb

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Rating: 5/5
Author: Robin Hobb

Do you know that feeling of being so immersed in a story that when it ends, you’re suddenly at a loss of what to do next with your life, that’s pretty much what I felt after reading the Liveship Traders Trilogy. This is the second trilogy following the Farseer books set in the Realm of the Elderlings, however, this trilogy does not follow Fitz and the Fool, Continue reading

Ship of Magic, Liveship Traders Trilogy Book 1 by Robin Hobb

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Rating: 5/5
Author: Robin Hobb

Now, I’d heard several book tubers say this trilogy is possibly the best of the 5 series set in the Realm of the Elderlings, and it undoubtedly feels like it will live upto that! While the first Farseer trilogy follows Fitz and the Fool and is set in this place called the Six Duchies up north, this story is set south in the trading port of Bingtown. Robin Hobb introduces a whole new cast Continue reading

The Kingkiller Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss

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The Name of the Wind

I adored this book. The story, the language, the way Rothfuss weaves in his different characters with so much depth is just endearing. There are several sections, I could just re-read again and again because its written so beautifully.

As a reader, I got so absorbed into the journey of Kvothe from a little boy to a young man which is described so deftly that by the end of the book, Continue reading