Review: The Call by Peadar O Guilín

Challenge criteria: A book inspired by mythology, legend, or folklore.

(Disclaimer: I was sent this book by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way affected my opinion of the book, nor the outcome of the review.)

Blurb:

What if you only had 3 minutes to save your own life and the clock is already counting down…

Three minutes.
Nessa, Megan and Anto know that any day now they wake up alone in a horrible land and realise they’ve been Called.
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Books with Numbers in the Title

This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

Most people are either logistically inclined or creative minded. I am for sure the latter. I loved languages in school, and absolutely despised maths lessons. That fact is made even more interesting when you know my mother was my maths teacher for three years.

Surprisingly, this has meant I’ve also pretty much skipped any book with numbers and counting across the board. It took me a VERY long time to realise the significance of the chapter numbers in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime (spoiler: they’re all prime numbers. I was almost finished before I realised, and that was because my Dad told me.)

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Schools I’d Love to Attend

This post is part of Six for Sunday run by Steph from A Little But a Lot.

September always means one thing in my house – back to school. When both of your parents teach for their money, it’s quite hard to think of anything else in that time. Almost the whole month of August was filled with stationery (which is probably where my lifelong love of stationery stems from) and school book lists.

I had a think about some fictional schools I wish I was attending. If I had been to one of these schools, I think I would have liked going back to school a whole lot more than I actually did.

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My Boyfriend Describes My Favourite Books

I am a huge bookworm, but this isn’t as true for some of the people I surround myself with. My boyfriend, for example, is not as avid a reader as I am. He’s suggested me several books, and I’ve given him some gentle tips too, but our reading tastes don’t exactly match up.

With that in mind, I wondered how he would see some of my favourite books from across my life. How does he do at judging a book by its cover?

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Favourite Fictional Bookworms

It’s always good to see people in books or on screen who enjoy reading as much as you do. It helps you feel more connected to the characters, and brings you a little further into their world.

There are so many readers it’s tough to cover them all, but these are some you’ve got to keep an eye out for. They’re among the most well known bibliophiles in the world of fiction.

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