The Last Olympian (2009) Review // They Had a Spy on The Inside and it Wasn’t Hercules Mulligan???

The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #5)

The Last Olympian – Rick Riordan

Book 5/5Β β€œPercy Jackson and the Olympiansβ€œ

Fantasy, (Greek) Mythology, Middle Grade/Low YA

Buddy read with Destiny

Publication Date: May 5th, 2009

Trigger Warnings: loss of a loved one, grief, dead parents (past), injury, war, parental abandonment, death, high places/heights

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The Battle of The Labyrinth (2008) Review // Kronos Isn’t Actually The Villain???

The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4)

The Battle of The Labyrinth – Rick Riordan

Book 4/5Β β€œPercy Jackson and the Olympiansβ€œ

Fantasy, (Greek) Mythology, Middle Grade

Buddy read with Destiny

Publication Date: March 6th, 2008

Trigger Warnings: loss of a loved one (past), grief, high places/heights, fear of spiders, misogyny, anxiety, manipulation of children, depression, anxiety, dark/underground spaces, small spaces, physical fights, talk of parental abandonment

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The Titan’s Curse (2007) Review // Suddenly My Childhood is Making A lot More Sense…

The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3)

The Titan’s Curse – Rick Riordan

Book 3/5 Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Fantasy, (Greek) Mythology, Middle Grade

Buddy read with Destiny

Publication Date: January 1st, 2007

Trigger Warnings: loss of a loved one, grief, dead parents (past), alcoholic parent, high places/heights, fear of heights, misogyny

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The Sea of Monsters (2006) Review // We Stan Percy Jackson

The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2)

The Sea of Monsters – Rick Riordan

Book 2/5 “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”

Fantasy, (Greek) Mythology, Middle Grade

Buddy read with Destiny

Publication Date: April 1st, 2006

Trigger Warnings: Bullying, Homeless children, parental abandonment, use of word freak, r*tard (challenged) & fatty, feeling insecure about appearance, death, injury

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The Lightning Thief (2005) Review // You’re telling me THIS came out the same year as Twilight?? Oh God, I’m old…

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)

The Lightning Thief – Rick Riordan

Book 1/5 “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”

Fantasy, (Greek) Mythology, Middle Grade

Buddy read with Destiny

Publication Date: June 28th, 2005

Trigger Warnings: Bullying, talk of abusive relationship (marriage & parental) – mental & physical, control of money by abusive parent, gambling, loss of a loved one (past), arachnophobia, injury, confined spaces, caged circus animals, mistreatment and abuse of animals

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The Foxhole Court Trilogy *Spoiler Free* Review // Captive Prince x The Raven Cycle but badly written

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All for the Game Trilogy by Nora Sakavic | Bookshop Santa Cruz ...

Character Guide ⇩

β–ΊNeil Joston β†’ 18, main character, male, dad in jail, mother dead, not his real name, dark hair dye, brown contacts, father is a murderer, 18 but paperwork says age 19, speaks German, (real name: Nathaniel Abram Wesninski), #10 Fox
β–ΊAndrew Minyard β†’ 20, blonde, 5 feet tall, goalkeeper, spent 3 years in Juvie, twin, speaks german, weekly therapy sessions, takes medication that makes him manic, (required to take it for 3 years while on parole), gay, sort of has a “free pass” to do whatever he wants because of his mental health and traumatic past
β–ΊWymack β†’ Coach 
β–ΊAaron Minyardβ†’ 20, “the normal twin”, speaks german, likes Caitlin
β–ΊKevin Day β†’ Face tattoo, Striker position
β–ΊNicholas “Nicky” Hemmick β†’ has a long distance boyfriend, Minyard cousin, speaks german, sophmore, 100% the comic relief
β–ΊRiko Morriyama β†’ Kevin’s adopted brother
β–ΊAbigail “Abby” Winfield β†’ Nurse
β–ΊBetsy “Bee” β†’ Team therapist
β–ΊNathan Wesninski β†’ Neil’s father, “The Butcher of Baltimore”
β–ΊMatthew “Matt” Boyd β†’ with Dan, has a brotherly relationship with Neil
β–ΊDan β†’ Team captain, ex-stripper, with Matt
β–ΊSeth Gordon β†’ 5th year senior
β–ΊEdgar Allan Ravens β†’ Riko’s Exy’s team
β–ΊLuthor β†’ Nicky’s dad, homophobic, religious
β–ΊMaria β†’ Nicky’s mum, homophobic, religious
β–ΊLola Malcolm β†’ got rid of the bodies of the people Neil’s father killed

The Foxhole Court (All for the Game, #1) by Nora Sakavic

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Ninth House (2019) Review // IF WE WERE VILLAINS x KINGSMAN (MEETS FANTASY)

Ninth House (Alex Stern, #1)

Ninth House – Leigh Bardugo

Book 1: Alex Stern

Adult, Dark Academia, Fantasy, Mystery

Audiobook, Review Copy

Trigger Warnings:Β  violence, death, murder (on page, graphic), dead bodies (graphic depiction), autopsies, ritual, infected wounds, self-inflicted pain, drug use, overdose, anxiety, corpses, child rape (12, graphic), statutory rape (15), sex, assault, sexual assault, violence, past trauma (PTSD), loss of a loved one (past), grief, magical date rape drug, gore, drowning (on page), parental neglect and manipulation/abuse, racism, forced/drugged sexual assault of multiple women filmed on video which was circulated amongst a group of men, forced eating of human waste (to a rapist), talk of suicide, physical abuse, blackmail, use of words like whore, slut & bitch, toxic relationships, physical abuse for sexual pleasure (depicted negatively), bloodletting & self-harm

Publication date: October 1st, 2019

Thank you to Hachette Australia for supplying me with a copy in exchange for an honest review.

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The Kane Chronicles Trilogy Review

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Review: The Kane Chronicles by Rick Riordan – Heart Full of Books

The Kane Chronicles – Rick Riordan (2010 – 2012)

Buddy Read with Destiny

Middle Grade, Mythology

TW: Racism, enclosed spaces, death, loss of a loved one (past), injury, sibling separation

Find my individual reviews for each book in the trilogy here ↴

The Red Pyramid | ⭐⭐⭐⭐ | review

The Throne of Fire | ⭐⭐⭐ | review

The Serpent’s ShadowΒ | ⭐⭐⭐ |Β review

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