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About battybibliophile

If you’ve somehow found your way to this blog, hello! I created this blog for (mostly) book related posts. I’m not entirely certain about the potential content that will find its way here, but I have some ideas. I will probably use this space for reviewing books, posting short thoughts on what I’m reading (or planning to read), quotes, rants, etc.

Book Review: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Genres: literary fiction; magical realism; contemporary Why I read it: The description. I’m a sucker for magical realism, and this sounded like something very relevant right now. Who I’d recommend it to: I think this is one that I would … Continue reading

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Book Review: Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

Genres: fantasy Why I read it: The description really intrigued me. I mean, what lives are like for the kids who go through magical doors and then come back to our world? Yes, please! Who I’d recommend it to: Almost … Continue reading

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Must Read Mondays: June 26th

Must Read Monday is a weekly thing I do here to recommend books I’ve read and enjoyed. I might sometimes throw in something I gave 3 stars to, but for the most part they’re books I gave a 4-5 star … Continue reading

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First Lines Fridays: June 23rd

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? The Rules: Pick a book … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Moment of the Week: June 22nd

This weekly meme was created by Uncorked Thoughts and is now hosted by Lunar Rainbows. The topic this week is: Favorite Quote from Order of the Phoenix? I’ve been debating about this for days (I almost didn’t do this topic because it … Continue reading

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T5W: Unlikable Protagonists

T5W is a weekly meme created by Lainey from gingerreadslainey, now hosted by Sam from ThoughtsOnTomes. You can check out the goodreads group to learn more.   June 21st: Favorite “Unlikeable” Protagonists — People always tear down “unlikeable” protagonists. But … Continue reading

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Must Read Mondays: June 19th

Must Read Monday is a weekly thing I do here to recommend books I’ve read and enjoyed. I might sometimes throw in something I gave 3 stars to, but for the most part they’re books I gave a 4-5 star … Continue reading

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Fandom Mashups: June 18th

This is a weekly meme created by Lunar Rainbows. Every week there’s a new scenario and you choose 5 characters from 5 different fandoms to complete the task. The topic this week is: The Moon is full, bright and it’s making … Continue reading

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Double Book Review: The Haunted/The Hunted by Cassie Alexander

                          Genres: erotica; BDSM (sort of) erotica; paranormal Why I read them: I was in the mood for something kind of mindless, and found these waaaay back in … Continue reading

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First Lines Fridays: June 16th

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? The Rules: Pick a book … Continue reading

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