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3 Questions About my Reading Goals 2019 | Booksmagick

Here we go, goals for 2019! We’re doing this in February instead of January because the time after the end of the year needs to be spend trying to figure out where you want to go and what the hell you actually want to do. It took me about a month but I think I… Continue reading 3 Questions About my Reading Goals 2019 | Booksmagick

Sci-Fi, Young Adult

Lifel1k3 by Jay Kristoff | Review | Booksmagick

Evie lives in a world that has seen too many wars and left the planet’s surface scorched and partly irradiated. Her life as a mecha-fighter is simple: earn enough money for her grandad’s meds, dodge the various gangs of The Scrap and stay out of trouble. But trouble they find when Eve and Lemon discover a Lifel1k3 ...

Sci-Fi, Young Adult

Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve | Review | Booksmagick

In a future where cities and towns have started to mobilise themselves and race across former Europe, now known as the Hunting Ground, to devour one another for spare parts and work forces, Hester Shaw is keen on avenging her parents’ murder. But Valentine is but a small threat, for the city of London has been building a weapon big enough to destroy mega-cities.

LGBTQIA+, Manga/Graphic Novel/Comic

I Hear the Sunspot by Yuki Fumino | Review | Booksmagick

Kohei is hard of hearing and often misunderstood or has to ask the person he is talking to to repeat themselves. Therefore, he remains to himself most of the time. That is until Taichi - cheerful and energetic - literally bumps into him. The fact that Taichi’s voice carries in a way that is easy for Kohei to understand, he starts to hear the world outside his own little bubble again. Perhaps there is still hope for him to live like any other person?

Sci-Fi, Young Adult

Sanctuary by Caryn Lix | Review | Booksmagick

In a world where companies have more or less taken on the role of governments, Kenzie is a citizen of Omnistellar, the biggest and most prestigious company. As such she has to work hard to earn her position as junior guard on Sanctuary, a high security prison for superpowered teenagers. In the midst of a prison break Kenzie ends up a hostage by the prisoners of sector 5. Soon they realise that there is a much bigger enemy to be fought.