Plot: Simon Snow is the worst chosen one who’s ever been chosen.
That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right.
Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he sets something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there’s a magic-eating monster running around wearing Simon’s face. Baz would be having a field day with all this, if he were here—it’s their last year at the Watford School of Magicks, and Simon’s infuriating nemesis didn’t even bother to show up. ( read more here )
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
This book…I feel like I don’t have a lot to say about it. From the beginning to the end it was so predictable. The style of writing it was not making me like the story or the characters. I believe that the only reason why I kept reading it was to discover if what I thought from the beginning is true. And it was…all of it…
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Plot: Encounter the glories of Heaven, the terrors of hell, and the stunning reality of the unseen world!
When Jim Woodford died, he spent eleven hours in Heaven. When he came back, he was changed forever.
A successful airline pilot and businessman, Jim had it all—a loving family, substantial wealth, and all of the good things that come with it. ( read more here )
Heaven, an Unexpected Journey: One Man’s Experience with Heaven, Angels, and the Afterlife by James D. Woodford
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
I wish I could write about my place of birth as warmly as the author of this book. Reading such warm words melted my heart and at the same time it saddened me because my house (home) was not as welcoming growing up.
It is amazing seeing how a person can become so passionate about something and transform that passion in his life job. More amazing is how a life can change completely when death is close.
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Plot: A forbidden romance.
A deadly plague.
Earth’s fate hinges on one girl . . .
CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She’s reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she finds herself at the centre of a violent struggle between the desires of an evil queen… ( read more here )
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Fairy Tales are what made me love books. Even before going to school I devoured the Brothers Grimm’s book and of course Cinderella was one of my favorites. When I started to see this book all over my news feed I didn’t know that it’s a fairy tale retelling.
I received all the books in The Lunar Chronicles for my birthday so I was excited to start reading them. The beginning was a bit rough for me. I was not able to connect or concentrate and it was so strange to imagine Cinder with robotic parts…it was just not making sense. There are definitely parts that are quite the same as the original story which is probably what made me continue.
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Plot: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. ( read more here )
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
** spoiler alert ** My Review:
The Fault in Our Stars is one of the saddest novels that I read. I am not sure how to write a review without spoilers so stop now if you don’t want the story ruined.
Hazel Grace and Augustus are definitely cancer fighters but they don’t see each other as such. As a matter of fact they do not consider themselves strong nor stronger than other people. They fight cancer because they have to fight cancer…not so much for themselves but for the people who love them. They consider that cancer is part of them and they must somehow accept it.
There are so many things that I read in this book that I absolutely loved, that made me think about life and that changed me somehow. You see, this book is not only a cute teenagers love, this book is actually a book about life and about the horrible things that happen to people and about the way people react to these horrible things.
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Plot: Two worlds are poised on the brink of a vicious war. By way of a staggering deception, Karou has taken control of the chimaera’s rebellion and is intent on steering its course away from dead-end vengeance. The future rests on her.
When the brutal angel emperor brings his army to the human world, Karou and Akiva are finally reunited – not in love, but in a tentative alliance against their common enemy. It is a twisted version of their long-ago dream, and they begin to hope that it might forge a way forward for their people. And, perhaps, for themselves. ( read more here )
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Hello readers! 😊💙📖
I don’t know about you but I find it very hard to finish a book lately. I don’t know if it’s the lack of time or the “I’m simply too tired” but I feel like I’m not able to get to the end of a book. Right now I’m in between Dreams of Gods and Monsters and Les Misérables and even though I enjoy both I can’t seem to advance.
If you wonder why I read two books at a time, I don’t really have an answer for that. I just do. 😉
I guess that what I wonder a lot is how can some book bloggers read so many books and post so many reviews. Is it because the books they are reading are not very long or because all they do all day is read? I wish I could only read, but life doesn’t let me do it. 🙁🤔
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Plot: Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love and dared to imagine a world free of bloodshed and war.
This is not that world.
Art student and monster’s apprentice Karou finally has the answers she has always sought. She knows who she is—and what she is. But with this knowledge comes another truth she would give anything to undo: She loved the enemy and he betrayed her, and a world suffered for it.
In this stunning sequel to the highly acclaimed Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Karou must decide how far she’ll go to avenge her people. Filled with heartbreak and beauty, secrets and impossible choices, Days of Blood & Starlight finds Karou and Akiva on opposing sides as an age-old war stirs back to life. ( read more here ) Continue reading “#bookreview … Days of Blood & Starlight (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #2) by Laini Taylor”