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The Folklore Book Tag

This tag was created by Ilsa @ A Whisper of Ink and I found this over on Lauren’s blog which you can find here
I absolutely love this album and got up at 5am on the morning it was released so I could listen to it. Also, please note the graphics used in this post were created by Ilsa who created this tag.

Rules:
– Link to the original creator: Ilsa @ A Whisper Of Ink
– Tag at least 3 people. 
– Declare the rules and list of prompts in your post
– Thank whoever who tagged you and link to their post.

Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare, I’ve read that book twice now, and both times I’ve been left speechless from the ending (although that could also be because I was crying too much to be able to speak)

Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J Maas. The ending of this series was so bittersweet for me and if you’ve read it you’ll understand where I’m coming from

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab. This one isn’t out until October but I was lucky enough to get an e-arc of it and its was absolutely incredible. The story itself was so interesting, I just wanted to keep reading it, and Victoria’s writing is amazing as always.

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green. Honestly one of the most boring books I’ve ever read. I didn’t like the characters and I ended up skim reading most of the book as I didn’t want to DNF it, but also didn’t want to waste loads of time on it.

I cry uncontrollably at a lot of books, but for this I’m going to pick the last book I cried this much at, which was Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo. This book was so beautifully written and the story was so heartbreaking but at the same time heartwarming. I didn’t know if I would like this as I don’t read books written in verse but I’m so glad I took a chance on this one.

A lot of people hate this book, but Leah On The Offbeat by Becky Albertalli. Yes I know Leah is not a great person, she’s a hypocrite and at times biphobic. But dya know what, when I was 15/16 – just discovering what bisexual meant and that’s what I was – I was not a great person and a lot like Leah. I’m 27 now and I am not the person I was back then, I’ve learnt and I’ve grown and I’m glad Leah was written this way because it gives me hope that she would be like me and change.

The Magic Faraway Tree series by Enid Blyton. I loved these books as a child and don’t actually know what happened to my copies, but for Christmas last year my sister managed to get me new copies and I’m so happy I have them on my shelves again.

The Upside of Falling by Alex Light. This is actually set all year round but I find that cute, fluffy YA contemporaries almost always remind me of summer and this one definitely springs to mind when I thought about this.

Hideous Beauty by William Hussey. This book shows Ellis’s heartbreaking journey of grieving for his boyfriend Dylan, who died in an accident. For a lot of the story he is on his own, with only one close friend.

I don’t think I can choose just one, so many books have given me a book hangover. One this year that did was Havenfall by Sara Holland, I was certain no book would beat it this year, and so far I’ve been right.

May Day by Josie Jaffrey. I’ve been saying for a while now that I wnted a *good* vampire book to sink my teeth into (pun intended) and this was absolutely perfect for that. It’s vampire detectives with a bisexual main character and is pretty amazing.

Alessandria from The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller. I love this character with all of my being, she is sex positive and proud, she knows what she wants and she will get it without the help of a man, (her father) who just wants to her to be a ‘proper lady’ and do things his way.

Feyre and Rhysand from ACOTAR, they are the ultimate power couple and I absolutely love them. Also looking at all the different artwork just makes me love them even more.

Jem Carstairs and Kit Herondale. I just want to protect them so nothing bad can happen to them. Cassandra Clare, I’m watching you…

The Guest List by Lucy Foley. I thought I would love this, it sounded so good and I’d heard nothing but good things about it.. and I just did not like it at all and almost DNF’d it a few times. I was so disappointed.

I’m not tagging anyone in particular but please link me in your post so I can read your answers.

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