Books

Fall Into Fantasy Wrap Up

This was a fantasy-themed readathon which ran from the 18th to the 25th November. The intro post is here.

I didn’t do that well on this readathon in terms of my TBR and I was combining two readathons, but I did manage to get some books from my TBR read.

  • Read a new fantasy book

Girls of Paper and Fire (Girls of Paper and Fire, #1)
I started this the day before the readathon because it was the Fairyloot readalong book. I got the most gorgeous copy from Fairyloot and, after so many reviews, I was eager to get to it. Unfortunately, it didn’t live up to the hype. On the other hand, it was a solid four start fantasy book with a female/female relationship. Definitely a book I would recommend and I want to read the sequel, but the ending disappointed me a little.

  • Read a sequel

Whichwood
This is a sequel to Furthermore. I own a copy of this book and I’ve been wanting to start it for a while. I’m liking it so far, though I haven’t finished it yet. Alice and Oliver, from Furthermore, have already shown up and the style of writing is drawing me in.

  • Read a diverse fantasy

The Tiger's Daughter (Their Bright Ascendency, #1)
This book I am still reading for Tome Topple, but I am really enjoying it so far. The Tiger’s Daughter is a slow burn fantasy novel, with two women joined by fate and friendship. It has a slightly peculiar format but I’m adoring the world-building.

  • Read a book with multiple POVs

The Ballad of Black Tom
I bought this book a couple of months ago and I didn’t manage to get around to it, despite how short it was, but when I started it, I sped through it. I really don’t want to talk too much about the plot, for fear of spoiling it, but I will say this is a horror book, both from real life and from the supernatural.

  • Read an LGBTQ+ book

Girls of Paper and Fire (Girls of Paper and Fire, #1)
To be fair, this category could be filled with The Tiger’s Daughter as well, but this book I actually finished.

  • Read a book that has been on my TBR for a while

The Bone Season (The Bone Season, #1)
This is an ARC I’ve been meaning to get through for a while. So far it is not impressing me. I’m not a fan of the romance and the style of writing is dragging. If it wasn’t an ARC, I would have DNFed it.

  • Read a new series

Girls of Paper and Fire (Girls of Paper and Fire, #1)

  • Read a Booktube recommended book

The Tiger's Daughter (Their Bright Ascendency, #1)
Sam from Thoughts on Tomes keeps recommending this book and I’ve had an ARC for ages. I’m halfway through and I’m really liking it so far.

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Did anyone else take part in this readathon? How did you do?

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