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The Potion Diaries- Amy Alward: Book Review!

Hi Guys,

Welcome to the 5th installment of my 'Zoella Book Club Review Series.' If you've missed the past couple you can find all of them in the tab at the top of your screen. For now, let's get on with the review...

As always, I will try to keep spoilers to a minimum!

The Potion Diaries follows Samantha Kemi, an alchemist, in the fictional city of nova. A hunt has been called to find a cure for Princess Evelyn after she poisoned herself with a love potion. A hunt is huge news for the Kemi's because it could be just what they need to restore their business to it's former glory; with Zoro Aster in their way it won't be easy. Sam is looking for a cure but she mind find her own love instead!  

I really enjoyed the plot. I read this book, for the first time, about a year ago so for this series I decided to reread it. A lot of books lose their enjoyment when you know what is coming next: this one definitely didn't! It is the lightest book on the list. There was no heavy subject matter to deal with so it was perfect to read- which I did- before going to bed!

Character wise Alward nailed it! Sam is very similar to me so that made her more endearing! The relationship between her and Zain was slightly cliched but I found it really cute! It had the typical forbidden love feel which I like; if you wanted a book without relationship drama then this might not be for you. I especially liked her Sam's friendship with the Patels because it was so sweet and it wasn't just her life revolving around a boys.

I really can't think of anything particularly criticism worthy! Sometimes the anecdotes took away from the plot so I did skip a couple of those but apart from that, it was perfect. If you like books with a bit more of a punch behind them than you might not enjoy The Potion Diaries; if you like books that are just a light read than you'll love it!

I hope you enjoyed today's post! I have been taking a step back from my blog this week because school has been getting hectic! Next week I will be back on the self promo trail so add me to your circles to lighten my work load!  

Thanks for reading


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