November Wrap-up and December TBR

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Hey guys!! How has your month been?

This month was awesome! I read so many amazing books! I’ve read 12 books again and found some favorites among them. This was overall a pretty good month for me in terms of reading and school, and now I’m only excited for Christmas to come! ^^

Check out what I’ve read this month:

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Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

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Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend
Series: Nevermoor #2
Publisher: Orion Childrens Books
Published October 30th, 2018
Genres: Middle Grade, Fantasy
Pages: 384
Format: Hardback
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Morrigan Crow and her best friend Hawthorne Swift are now proud scholars in the elite Wundrous Society, but life is far from perfect. Does Morrigan have what it takes to prove that she belongs in the Society?

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling
Series: Harry Potter #6
Publisher: Bloomsbury
First published July 16th, 2005
Genres: YA, Fantasy, Magic
Pages: 542
Format: Paperback
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When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world, and Hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that Malfoy bears the Dark Mark: there is a Death Eater amongst them. Harry will need powerful magic and true friends as he explores Voldemort’s darkest secrets, and Dumbledore prepares him to face his destiny …

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Vengeful by V.E. Schwab

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Vengeful by V.E. Schwab
Series: Villains #2
Publisher: Titan Books
First published September 25th, 2018
Genres: A, Sci-fi, Fantasy
Pages: 575
Format: Hardback – Illumicrate exclusive
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Eli Ever and Victor Vale were only medical students when their mutual discovery that near-death experiences can, under the right conditions, manifest extraordinary abilities.

They were best friends, and rivals, and then enemies. They were dead, then alive, and then—Eli killed Victor, once and for all.

Or so he thought—but Sydney Clarke felt otherwise, and used her own superpower to tip the scales. Now, a trio hides in the shadows, while another takes advantages of post-death life to take over the city of Merit.

If there can be life after death—will there be calm after vengeance, or will chaos rule?

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The Lost Sisters by Holly Black

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The Lost Sisters by Holly Black
Series: The Folk of Air #1.5
Publisher: NOVL
Published October 2nd, 2018
Genres: Novella, Fantasy, YA
Pages: 50
Format: Ebook
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Sometimes the difference between a love story and a horror story is where the ending comes . . .

While Jude fought for power in the Court of Elfhame against the cruel Prince Cardan, her sister Taryn began to fall in love with the trickster, Locke.

Half-apology and half-explanation, it turns out that Taryn has some secrets of her own to reveal.

The Lost Sisters is a companion e-novella to the New York Times bestselling novel The Cruel Prince by master writer Holly Black.

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The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

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The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
Series: The Darkest Minds #1
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
First published December 18th, 2012)
Genres: YA, Dystopia, Fantasy
Pages: 488
Format: Paperback
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When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that got her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived the mysterious disease that had killed most of America’s children, but she and the others emerged with something far worse: frightening abilities they could not control.

Now sixteen, Ruby is one of the dangerous ones. When the truth comes out, Ruby barely escapes Thurmond with her life. She is on the run, desperate to find the only safe haven left for kids like her—East River. She joins a group of kids who have escaped their own camp. Liam, their brave leader, is falling hard for Ruby. But no matter how much she aches for him, Ruby can’t risk getting close. Not after what happened to her parents. When they arrive at East River, nothing is as it seems, least of all its mysterious leader. But there are other forces at work, people who will stop at nothing to use Ruby in their fight against the government. Ruby will be faced with a terrible choice, one that may mean giving up her only chance at having a life worth living.

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Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs

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Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs
Series: Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children 0.5
Publisher: Penguin Books
First published September 3rd, 2016
Genres: Fantasy, YA, Short Stories
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback
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A companion to the New York Times bestselling Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, now a major motion picture directed by Tim Burton.

Before Miss Peregrine gave them a home, the story of peculiars was written in the Tales.

Wealthy cannibals who dine on the discarded limbs of peculiars. A fork-tongued princess. These are but a few of the truly brilliant stories in Tales of the Peculiar–the collection of fairy tales known to hide information about the peculiar world, including clues to the locations of time loops–first introduced by Ransom Riggs in his #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series.

Riggs now invites you to share his secrets of peculiar history, with a collection of original stories in this deluxe volume of Tales of the Peculiar, as collected and annotated by Millard Nullings, ward of Miss Peregrine and scholar of all things peculiar. Featuring stunning illustrations from world-renowned woodcut artist Andrew Davidson this compelling and truly peculiar anthology is the perfect gift for not only fans, but for all booklovers.

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
Series: Harry Potter #5
Publisher: Bloomsbury
First published June 21st, 2003
Genres: YA, Fantasy, Magic
Pages: 800
Format: Paperback
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“You are sharing the Dark Lord’s thoughts and emotions. The Headmaster thinks it inadvisable for this to continue. He wishes me to teach you how to close your mind to the Dark Lord.”

Dark times have come to Hogwarts. After the Dementors’ attack on his cousin Dudley, Harry Potter knows that Voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the Dark Lord’s return, but Harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at Grimmauld Place to fight against the Dark forces. Harry must allow Professor Snape to teach him how to protect himself from Voldemort’s savage assaults on his mind. But they are growing stronger by the day and Harry is running out of time…

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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Series: N/A
Publisher: Vintage
First published January 12th, 2016
Genres: Nonfiction, Memoir, Medicine
Pages: 255
Format: Paperback
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At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live.

When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi’s transformation from a medical student asking what makes a virtuous and meaningful life into a neurosurgeon working in the core of human identity – the brain – and finally into a patient and a new father.

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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Series: N/A
Publisher: Virago Modern Classics
First published August 1938
Genres: Classics, Gothic, Thriller, Romance
Pages: 441
Format: Paperback
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Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again…

Working as a paid companion to a bitter elderly lady, the timid heroine of Rebecca learns her place. Life is bleak until, on a trip to the South of France, she falls in love with Maxim de Winter, a handsome widower whose proposal takes her by surprise. Whisked from Monte Carlo to Manderley, Maxim’s isolated Cornish estate, the friendless young bride begins to realise she barely knows her husband at all. And in every corner of every room is the phantom of his beautiful first wife, Rebecca.

Rebecca is the haunting story of a woman consumed by love and the struggle to find her identity.

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