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New Year Resolutions Book Tag

New Years Resolutions Book Tag


I found this tag at Jenniely. I wasn’t tagged, but this tag seems so fun!


1. An Author You’d Like To Read That You’ve Never Read

Paul Tremblay. I have A head full of ghost that I hope to read this year.

2. A Book You’d Like To Read


OMG this cover is amazing!!

3. A Classic You’d Like To Read

I need to read Sense and Sensibility for a reading challenge, but I also want to read The Woman in white by Wilkie Collins (I adored The Haunted hotel), and maybe The turn of the screw.

4. A Book You’d Like To Re-Read

Probably the one that gaves the name to my blog: Fortunately, the milk by Neil Gaiman.


5. A Book You’ve Had For Ages and Want To Read

I have a lot of book for ages… tumblr_oegue1wkas1tq4of6o1_400 I say I Dodici (twelve) by Jasper Kent.


6. A Big Book You’d Like To Read



7. An Author You’ve Previously Read and Would Like To Read More Of

Cat Winters!!! I want to read all her books!! *insert fangirl scream here*

8. A Book You Got For Christmas and Would Like To Read

This Christmas I only receive one book (after my request) and it’s The Alienist, with Luke Evans (hi darling) on the cover. I need to watch the tv series and read the book too!


9. A Series You Want To Read From Start to Finish


I never finished reading The Gardella Vampire chronicles by Colleen Gleason. I purchased all the books (5) some years ago, but I stopped reading at the second book. I don’t know why, because I love this series and Colleen Gleason is one of my fave authors!


10. A Series You Want To Finish That You’ve Already Started


I received just today Silvertongue by Charlie Fletcher, the last volume of the Stoneheart Trilogy, so I really want to finish this series! I had to buy Silvertongue in english because they never translate the last book in italian. ç__ç

11. Do You Set Reading Goals? If So, How Many Books Do You Want To Read in 2018?

Absolutely! In 2018 my goal is 90, but I hope I can reach 100 because I have *cough cough* too many book on my TBR. *cough cough*

12. Any Other Reading Goals?

Yes! I’m partecipating in #BeatTheBacklist challenge (Team BookBards!) and in the TBRPile challenge.

Done! Have you read one of the books above?

5 star, review

The Last Necromancer, C.J. Archer, review


The Last Necromancer (The Ministry of Curiosities #1)

Author: C. J. Archer

Pages: 270

Genre: YA, Historical fiction, steampunk

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Victorian London: For five years, Charlotte (Charlie) Holloway has lived as a boy in the slums. But when one theft too many gets her arrested, her only means of escape lies with a dead man. Charlie hasn’t raised a spirit since she first discovered she could do so five years ago. That time, her father banished her. This time, she brings even more trouble upon herself.
People are now hunting Charlie all over London, but only one man succeeds in capturing her.
Lincoln Fitzroy is the mysterious head of a secret organization on the trail of a madman who needs a necromancer to control his newly “made” creatures. There was only one known necromancer in the world – Charlotte – but now there appears to be two. Lincoln captures the willful Charlie in the hopes the boy will lead him to Charlotte. But what happens when he discovers the boy is in fact the young woman he’s been searching for all along? And will she agree to work for the man who held her against her will, and for an organization she doesn’t trust?
Because Lincoln and his ministry might be just as dangerous as the madman they’re hunting.


London, 1889. Charlie Holloway is a young boy of 13 years old that lives on the street, a skinny thief with his little gang. But the real name of Charlie is Charlotte, a young woman of 18, whom father has abandoned when she has try to reclaim her mother’s soul with her necromancer powers, that she doesn’t know to possess.

Now that she has manifested her powers in a police station, mysterious men are chasing her.

Charlie is now at the Ministry of Curiosities, in a big and elegant house with Cook, the cook obviously; Seth and Gus the handymen and Lincoln Fitzroy, the leader. But living in a house full of men is not a problem, if they all thinking that you are a man too.


“I wanted him to touch me, to hold me, to see me as a woman. Yet being discovered terrified me. The devil’s daughter was only good for doing the devil’s work.”
In this first volume, the action and the revelations are all in the beginning and in the ending, and all the book is about the interactions and the friendship between the characters. I can’t put it down!
Charlie is not the same MC of all the YA: she has a terrible past, but she is strong; she lives in the fear of her father, of her powers, and the fear of been discovered as a girl, but she’s also intelligent and brave.
The romance is little, there’s not instalove or love triangle! Lincoln is a dark character, fascinating and mysterious, but I adore Seth and Gus: Seth is sweet and gentle, and Gus seems to be rude and not polite, until the revelation. They are fantastic character!
I love the location and the setting too. It’s a dark London, divided between Necromancy and luxury, with a little touch of steampunk and kick ass girls.
Maybe the idea behind a ministery of curiosities, or paranormal activities is not the most original idea on the planet, but here is really well executed, and I can’t wait to read the other books in the series!
Oh, and we can’t forget about the one thing: finally in a YA book, someone (the author of course) reminds that the girls normally has periods. You know what I mean? Finally a main character that seems more human!

P.s.: the ebook is free on amazon!

Rating: 5/5