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8/10
Willoughby’s World of Wonder
Reviews / July 26, 2019

This is the International Edition of Willoughby’s World of Wonder, a fictional reproduction of the famous 1882 Field Guide to Strange Beasts & Curious Creatures. Willoughby’s, as it was popularly known, was created by noted cryptozoologist and naturalist, Angus Willoughby.

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6.9/10
King of Scars
Reviews / July 26, 2019

by Leigh Bardugo In King of Scars we follow the young prince we first met in the Grisha trilogy, only here, Nikolai has become king and has to work hard to keep the enemy from marching upon a much weakened Ravka. The only problem is that Nikolai carries a dark secret—the Darkling’s monster resides within him, and it’s fighting for control. Nikolai has to find a way to defeat the monster and keep his secret hidden while at the same time maintaining his image as a king in control. A task that gets harder by the minute. I read this book in a fairly short amount of time, which is a sign that it’s an interesting book that was easy to read. And I did enjoy the book for the most part, but also not so much at all. I’m very conflicted about this book to say the least. As usual, I find Leigh Bardugo’s sense of characters and personality to be on point. Her characters are the most interesting part of her stories and she makes them feel so real, like old friends and family. And I really love that because I rarely get so attached to characters as…