heavenlybookish wrap-up | march 2022

Hi everyone, I hope you are all doing well! I took it easy this month and only read two books. As usual, you can find all my English reviews here and all my Dutch reviews here.

Hi iedereen, ik hoop dat het goed gaat met jullie! Ik heb het deze maand rustig aan gedaan en twee boeken gelezen. Zoals altijd zijn mijn Engelse recensies hier terug te vinden en mijn Nederlandse hier.

books read in March /

boeken gelezen in maart

Gods & Monsters (Serpent & Dove #3) – Shelby Mahurin // ★★★★¼

Synopsis (possible spoilers) –

Evil always seeks a foothold. We must not give it one.

After a heartbreaking loss, Lou, Reid, Beau, and Coco are bent on vengeance more than ever before—and none more so than Lou.

But this is no longer the Lou they thought they knew. No longer the Lou that captured a chasseur’s heart. A darkness has settled over her, and this time it will take more than love to drive it out.

The City of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy #1) – S.A. Chakraborty // ★★★¾

Synopsis –

Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings, zars, healings—are all tricks, sleights of hand, learned skills; a means to the delightful end of swindling Ottoman nobles.

But when Nahri accidentally summons an equally sly, darkly mysterious djinn warrior to her side during one of her cons, she’s forced to accept that the magical world she thought only existed in childhood stories is real. For the warrior tells her a new tale: across hot, windswept sands teeming with creatures of fire, and rivers where the mythical marid sleep; past ruins of once-magnificent human metropolises, and mountains where the circling hawks are not what they seem, lies Daevabad, the legendary city of brass, a city to which Nahri is irrevocably bound.

In that city, behind gilded brass walls laced with enchantments, behind the six gates of the six djinn tribes, old resentments are simmering. And when Nahri decides to enter this world, she learns that true power is fierce and brutal. That magic cannot shield her from the dangerous web of court politics. That even the cleverest of schemes can have deadly consequences.

After all, there is a reason they say be careful what you wish for…

audiobooks listened to in March /

audioboeken beluisterd march


my favorite read of the month /

mijn favoriet boek van de maand

Gods & Monsters! It was such a great last book in this series. You can find the review on my site!

Goden en Monsters! Het was zo’n geweldig laatste boek in deze serie. Je kunt de recensie op mijn site vinden!

what I am planning on reading in April /

wat ik van plan ben om te lezen in april

A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire (Een rijk van vuur en vlees) – Jennifer L. Armentrout // Dutch paperback
All Systems Red – Martha Wells // audiobook

Did you read some interesting books this month? If so, which one was your favourite? Let me know in the comments.

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