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    review: how the king of elfhame learned to hate stories

    SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF HOW THE KING OF ELFHAME LEARNED TO HATE STORIES BY HOLLY BLACK My rating: ★★★★☆ (4/5 stars). It complied to the vibe of the original trilogy, and made me understand most of Cardan’s actions in Cruel Prince. Also, the Alice in Wonderland book is mentioned and it made my heart aCHE because this is definitely a case of nature vs nurture. But it just didn’t live up to all the expectations that I imposed on it? Which is why I probably shouldn’t have such high expectations for any book 😳 And if you’re wondering why I’m posting a review before the book is even released, it’s because Amazon…

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    review: the last wish

    SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF THE LAST WISH BY ANDRZEJ SAPKOWSKI My rating: ★★★✦☆ 3.5/5 stars —  as a witcher tv show and games fan, i definitely had a head-start in getting to know the characters, the plot and the world. while the book was entertaining, some of the short stories were quite slow-paced and had a looooot of descriptions, which made me want to fall asleep… all in all, i enjoyed the book because i already knew most of the plot, but it may be boring or confusing to someone who is new to the world of the witcher. here are my thoughts on each of the short stories: the voice of…