About The Tales of Beedle the Bard

“All the old kids’ stories are supposed to be Beedle’s, aren’t they? The Fountain of Fair Fortune… Babbitty Rabbitty and her Cackling Stump…”

Hello, dearies! How’s December so far? 

Mine is cold. ⛄

I’ll jump right in because this one is going to be short, have you ever read The Tales of Beedle the Bard

They’re not a necessity within the wizarding world, and you can read the whole Harry Potter saga without them, but it’s nice to know those side stories that Ron told us about in book 7, spoiler? If you read and watched the movies, you know when they are mentioned. 

It was nice reading these, they are short stories, and they make you go a little deeper into the magical world that we wish we were part of, though, of course, the main story that you want to read there is the Tale of the Three Brothers since on The Deathly Hallows you will want to know what three things you need to master death.

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The Last Mermaid

“Who are you?” he asked, keeping his voice gentle, although she still showed no sign of fear.
“The keeper of this isle,” the lady replied”

Author: Shana Abe

⭐⭐⭐⭐

Genre: Romance, Fantasy, Mythology, Historical

Happy Friday, dearies! Are you ready for the weekend? I am! 📕

Today, I cannot really say how this one about The Last Mermaid will go, but I have some notes that I’ll share after reading each part of this book. I must confess that for a while, I seriously considered giving it 2-3 stars because I was confused and it took me a while to finish it, but then Shana did what she does best when I’m reading her books, she managed to catch my attention each freaking time that a book part would end, oh, sorry, this one is divided in three Books (Short stories) but as it turns out they’re all related. 

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OneWord Book Challenge

Hello, dearies! 

How’s the week so far? Halloween is around the corner, and I decided to come in with a little challenge that I found on Instagram, another, yes. 

This time around is for the OneWord, the challenge is supposed to be a stack of books with One Word titles, but I am doing it here, and what do you know? I have a list of book titles that are one word and from one series, cool? I think so, but I’ll include other titles too, even if I love this particular series. 

Here we go. 📚

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2011 Reads

Hey there, dearies!

Last time I did this was for 2009, and that brought memories, this time will be different since I don’t recall what I was reading in 2011 but I can take a guess. Why don’t I recall? Because I was probably still reading other books from previous years or doing some re-reading, or probably reading something from the 1800’s.

But there were some books that came out in 2011 and we might feel a little old while remembering what they were because it’s been 10 years since that time. Yes, this is 2021 so 10 years! I know!

Let’s get this party started, I’ll also tell you, which ones I did read.

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Favourite Books to Re-Read Challenge

Hello, dearies!

I trust you’re having a good day or night or afternoon. 

Today, I am bringing you a new challenge, that I saw online it’s called #challengelieblingsbücher created by @nadineslesecouch It’s literally translated to Favourite books Challenge. So, no brainer there, what are some books that are your absolute favourites to read over and over again, whether it’s a series or a single book. 

I’ll let you know some of mine, I’ll keep the list short. 📜 😄 For real, I won’t expand. 

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Find That Book Challenge

📚 Fun Book Challenge.
Today we have the Find That Book Challenge

Hello, dearies! I found this challenge on Instagram, posted by @speight_reads, which basically consists of finding a book 📚 in a certain category or description.

Here we go. 📖

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HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban

HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The one where everything started to make sense to me, and it got my attention to the point of moving me forward with the books, the story, everything about it.

Author: JK Rowling

Genre: Fantasy, YA, Adventure, Classics

Book 3 in the Harry Potter Saga

“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”

The one where everything started to make sense to me, and it got my attention to the point of moving me forward with the books, the story, everything about it. Mostly, thankful to Alfonso Cuarón for making it such a fun experience and making me watch the movie endless times, at this point in my life, I have lost count of how many times I have watched it. I had it on a VHS tape (suddenly felt old), anyway, I had it and re-watched it on my own many times, it made my teenage days better.

But, as always, this is about the book, not the movie. It goes without saying, that there are Spoilers for those that have not watched the movies, read the books, or watched the movies and didn’t read the books, or vice versa, you’ve been warned. 📖👈

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If you read The Duke and I then you should read… 👀 📚

If you read the Duke and I then you should probably/would probably read these romance books.

Hello, dearies! 

I know, it has been some time since I published a new one, and this one not even a review? The horror! 

I have been working in my mundane job, and my reading has been the lowest in months. I am supposed to be reading The Brightest Night (which I have loved so far) but I stopped before half of it was over because I want a clearer mind to pay attention to it, so you might say that I am in a reading slump. Nothing to do with my last read, I love the Origin and Lux world. 

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HP and The Chamber of Secrets

Continuing our journey through the magical world of Harry Potter, now, one of my favs, The Chamber of Secrets, not my all-time favourite but pretty close.

Saga: Harry Potter

Author: JK Rowling

Genre: Fantasy, Magic, Wizards

Continuing our journey through the magical world of Harry Potter, now, one of my favs, The Chamber of Secrets, not my all-time favourite but pretty close. For part one of this, you can read my ramblings on HP and the Philosopher’s Stone.

The Chamber of Secrets is one of the books I appreciate being a second good book, not many manage that, sometimes the second statements are either boring or slow or plain crazy, and other times like with Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles 2) or The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings), you, just get a winner or Where She Went, none of these books has absolutely anything to do with each other, but they are all seconds and good ones, The Subtle Knife too from His Dark Materials. To the point, I know.

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10 Fantasy EBooks for our TBR list

The never-ending list of To-be-read books continue. Now, I bring some more fantasy that I recently saw and added to my own list, and well, I wanted to share with you, readers.

I expanded to 10 from my regular 7 Ebooks lists because there were so many good-looking ones to pick from. Check some of these titles.

BTW: the links for each book are at the very top, I made this post a bit different.

10 Fantasy EBooks for our TBR list

The Legend of Oescienne – The Finding (Free)

Author: Jenna Elizabeth Johnson

Description:

‘When the dragon Jaax receives word that a human infant has been found in the province of Oescienne, he doesn’t dare believe it. Humans have been extinct for centuries, trapped by a terrible curse and left to live out their existence in the form of dragons. Despite his doubts, however, Jaax assumes responsibility for the baby girl only to discover that what he has been seeking for so many years has finally been found.’

the finding

The Fireblade Array: 4-Book Bundle 

Author: H. O. Charles

Description:

‘Artemi, Morghiad and Silar fight fate, nature and themselves to stay alive, to stay together and to keep the world from burning.

The bundle includes the books City of Blaze, Nation of Blaze, Anomaly of Blaze and Blazed Union.’

ebook The Fireblade Array

The Dark Files, The Complete Collection

Author: Kim Richardson

**FOR A LIMITED TIME GET THE ENTIRE DARK FILES SERIES FOR ONE LOW PRICE IN THIS BUNDLE*

Description:

‘Find out why readers are loving this fast-paced urban fantasy adventure with a kick-butt heroine and plenty of action, suspense and humor.

Are you ready for a new kind of witch? My name is Samantha Beaumont and I’m a witch. But I’m not your average dark witch. I specialize in Goetia—the ancient art of conjuring demons—and exorcisms.

That’s right. I hunt and banish demons and other supernatural baddies. But not with a fancy sword or a dagger. No, I banish these suckers with good old-fashioned magic.’

the dark files collection

Free-Wrench

Author: Joseph R. Lallo

Description:

‘Beyond the islands of Caldera the world is a vicious place. A terrible calamity has poisoned the land. Those too ruthless or stubborn to die have crafted steam-powered mechanical wonders and taken to the sky. Yet somewhere in that wretched land there is a cure for a dire disease. With the eccentric crew of an airship called The Wind Breaker, Nita Graus means to find that cure, whatever the price.’

free wrench book

The Vampire Debt

Author: Ali Winters

Description: 

‘Clara kills a vampire to rid the world of at least one of the beasts and ends up indebted to a vampire.
If she can draw a single drop of blood from Alaric, he will consider her debt paid. But if she attempts and fails, she owes him. The price of her failure? A simple kiss. One that could change everything as she feels her attraction to him growing.’

the vampire debt

Bones of Faerie: Book 1 of the Bones of Faerie Trilogy

Author: Janni Lee Simner

Description: 

‘The war with Faerie is over, but the human world still bears the scars—stones that burn with deadly light, corn that resists being harvested, trees that seek human blood. When Liza discovers she, too, is touched by Faerie magic, she flees her town and the rules protecting it. Her journey will take her into Faerie and back again, and what she finds may be the key to healing both worlds.’

bones of faerie

Early Years

Author: TurtleMe

Description: 

‘Reincarnated into a new world filled with magic and monsters, a king has a second chance to relive his life. Correcting the mistakes of his past will not be his only challenge, however. Underneath the peace and prosperity of the new world is an undercurrent threatening to destroy everything he has worked for, questioning his role and reason for being born again. ‘

7 early years

Witch’s Bell Book One

Author: Odette C. Bell

Description:

‘An urban fantasy with everything from romance to mystery, The Witch’s Bell Series follows a feisty witch, Ebony Bell, as she solves magical malady after magical malady.’

bell witchs

The Withering Palace (A Dark Faerie Tale #0.1)

Author: Alexia Purdy

Description:

‘Untold darkness rules the Unseelie realm of the Land of Faerie. Hidden in this vast area, Aveta, the future queen of the Unseelie Army, perfects her gifts over lifetimes. Learning that magic isn’t the only way to manipulate the world around her, this naive girl grows into a woman of strength and cunning, ultimately becoming one of the most feared leaders in Faerie.’

the withering palace

Reign of Queens

Author: Melissa Wright

Description:

‘This collection includes The Frey Saga book one: Frey, Descendants Series book one: Bound by Prophecy, and Shattered Realms book one: King of Ash and Bone.’

reign of queens

Okay, dearies! That’s it, enjoy and be merry, maybe one of these will be your or mine next all-time favourite book, you never know. Let me know if you have trouble with the links. Also let me know if you’d like to see more books like these ones or if you prefer a specific topic, anything could happen.

Happy reading!