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Book review: Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

What a delight it was to read Gods of Jade and Shadow. A fun mix of Mexico in the 1920s, Mayan mythology and good old fairytale. Last year I thoroughly enjoyed Moreno-Garcia’s book Mexican Gothic, and was happy when I got my hands on yet another great book from her.

The things you name do grow in power, but others that are not ever whispered claw at one’s heart anyway, rip it to shreds even if a syllable does not escape the lips.

These days when travel still restricted, it has been even more enjoyable to be whisked away to new locations with books.

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Quick book reviews: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig and The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Who else is planning their books to read this summer? The TBR list is super long and even though I’ve already read so many books this year, the list isn’t getting any shorter. 😀

Here are two books I read recently, and I was so excited about these! One really impressed be, while the other was unfortunately a slight disappointment. Two very different books and both of them seem to have been popular, or at least they pop up regularly in my reading challenge groups.

I was quite surprised when I enjoyed The Midnight Library so much more than The Lost Apothecary.

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