Red Queen | *Late* Review from a non-fantasy reader.

BEHOLD! Red Queen has arrive. and as usual I’m extremely late.

When I say this year started with an awesome book I’m not lying. AT all. I picked up Red

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Red Queen | Published Feb 10, 2015.

Queen as a recommendation from a FB friend and to be honest I did not what to expect. But somehow the world Victoria created managed to lured me in until I had no say in the matter , and although pretty genetic, I fell completely in love with the characters.
Red queen is set into a world in which your status depends on the color of your blood (YES!) and there are only two of those; The Silvers, which were the elite and posses super powers and the ability to control the elements around them and then you had the Reds, who are the lower class making them basically into slave. Mare barrow who is a red to teh bone and has no other prospects than turning 18 and going into the Army until plans get mix up and she ends up working for the royal family as a servant. It’s not until a moment of fear that makes her and makes he unleash something she didn’t know she had. Now she’s not a red or a silver but something else, something new and more powerful. Something to fear. Living a double life she has to play the game she has to idea how to win.
The story line was very well written but I do have to say that it was confusing, The world building was lacking description and at times I felt lost. I think it could be because I couldn’t really understand in which category this book felt. I felt as if was jumping from historical fiction novel to a dystopian and then jumping back to fantasy and in a way it was that. It confined tons of elements from all of my favorite books making into something great. And I do have to say even if it doesn’t have the most original cast and plot I liked it.
Now rating it I’m conflicted, like I said it was well written and the story line entertaining but I just couldn’t stop myself from comparing this book to the hunger games, I.JUST. COULDN’T. and I guess some people have talked about the selection, book I haven’t read, but at the sometime it was different
Through out the story I found myself happy with the main characters choices which was a plus this AUTHOR killed me with her twists and I loved it. Red queen is a book that’s going to leave you guessing and wondering and you’ll love every second of it even if you feel like you read it before which is weird of me haha . I can’t wait for the next book.

Bottom line is this; red queen is light, entertaining, fast paced and confusing at time. It might take you a bit to get into it and you will probably feel like you have read this before. Now while saying this I have to point out that I enjoyed it and I’m looking forward to the next book and to know what the story hold but keep in mind that I I’m just getting into fantasy so the worlds and concepts are very new and entertaining to me.

 

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Daughter Of Smoke and Bone | At last!

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Author: Laini Taylor

Length: 418

Series: Wrong

Publisher: Little brown books

Published Date: sept 27, 2011

Gender: Fantasy , YA & Fiction

Rating: ★★★★ (4 OUT OF 5)

GoodReads: WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

So I finished this book and I’ve wonder why? not in the sense of not liking it but in the sense of why didn’t I read this years ago.

I’m sure all of you have either read or seen this book by Laini Taylor, it’s the first book on a trilogy ( Don’t vote me on that) and it was published years ago. I’ve gone time and time again to the books store and seen it but to b honest Ive always felt little intimidated by the cover. I’t so beautiful and i felt as if I wasn’t prepared, but a week ago I decided that it was time and I’m glad I did.

The story is around a girl name Karou who lives in Prague. She’s 17 years old and an art student at an art academy but she also lives a life of mystery. She doesn’t remember anything of her past, she has no recollection of her parents or he life as a little kid all she remembers is Brimstone, who is not exactly human… far from it really,but even after years of living with and seeing their friends she knows there is a lot she doesn’t know about him and his life in the shadows or the dangerous missions he sends her into , he still the only family she knows and she loves him.

Her two worlds are always colliding, between her wanting to be and do things with her best friend but at the same time knowing she can exactly share her life with the people around her and follow her duty.

Magical hand prints are appearing into portal that connect her to Brimstone all around the world and is not until caos reigns that she starts to uncover what really is going on behind those door. And how Akive, the boy who is following her played apart in who she is.

I was a little thrown off with some of the descriptions of the characters just because it was so different from any angel/demon story I’ve ever read,(or my lack if the really) but surprise in a good way. I will say the encounters between Karou and Akive where what I looked forward the most. They both had a solid background story an edit was just so interesting to me to read about them.

Now, for the part i didn’t like so much. I didn’t really ilk how the flashbacks where so long, and descriptive. I do know that without them we wouldn’t have any back\ground or information and that they are necessary but if they would’ve been little shorter of more spread out between past and present I would  have enjoyed it more. but the whole one present chapter and 5 in the past at the end i felt was too much. still just a minor thing really when compared to everything else that happened here.

All in al I give this book a 4 stars. i enjoyed the characters, the interaction and just the whole execution of the idea. Beautiful throughout. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to spice things up a bit. and I can’t wait to read the other two books in the series.

HAVE YOU GUYS READ IT? if so tell me what you though of it guys.

 

 

Is it MAY TBR time already!? No way!

I might be one of those people who just thinks the year is going by way to fast, I’m sorry if I am and if I’m constantly repeating that, but man, it is going insanely fast. which means that is TBR time. If you know something about me is that I hate TBRs but I’ve come to the realization that I own too many books and I haven’t touch them so for me to get to them before 2017 I have to speed up the process.

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I didn’t make a huge list of books because I need to get my hands on A Court Of Mist And Fury (It comes out today!) and some other books I plan to read. But for now I have a small pile that I want to share, if you follow me on IG you might’ve seen it but if not, here it is!

The Siren By Kiera Cass

My life next door By Huntley Fitzpatrick

The Infinite Sea By Rick Yancey 

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Cover reveal| It ends with us By Colleen Hoover

Hello Guys,

    It’s Friday today and since Friday is a day know for it’s celebratory properties, AND last night was kind of a big deal of a night. AKA, Colleen Hoover had a lifestream thingy on Facebook and i had the pleasure of watching it and enjoying what has to be one of my favorite authors be hilarious and sarcastic in a way only she can.

While she was at it she dropped the slight, I mean HUGE, bomb of a cover reveal for her last book , “It End With Us”. safe to say I’m excited. MEGA SUPER excited. Mind you I’ve yet to read November 9, which is her last book. But ill get to it 🙂

This Book will come out On August 2nd 2016, and its published by Atria Books. Given the description and the fact that Hoover cried, CRIED while writing it I’m going to be ordering me some tissues and be prepare for this Soberest of a book. I mean all of her books have made me cry but so far Ugly Love  has takes the number one stop.

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It ends with us (Goodreads Link)

Pre-order Here:

Amazon  or Barnes and Nobel

No Blurb yet but she mentioned its about this girl name Lily and this guy who is a neurosugeron and lots of things and I’m so in love. The cover is just beautiful guys, she did say that when she saw the cover she changed a lot o the story line to reveal around it and that is so cool.

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Colleen Hoover is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seven novels and one novella. Hoover’s novels fall into the New Adult and Young Adult categories. Hoover published her first novel, Slammed, in January 2012.

Waiting on Wednesday| FEYRE AND TAMLIN?

Hey you 🙂

While browsing on Goodreads I found out that A Court of Mist and Fury has a release date! how did I not know this!? HOW? but here I am , because I found out!

Waiting on Wednesday is a book meme hosted by breaking the spines and its amazing! So yeah, the book I’m WAITING impatiently is A court of mist and fury by Sarah J. mass, the second book on the court or thorns and roses – best book ever- and I really can’t wait. I completely enjoyed the first one and hopefully this one will be as great!

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MAY 3rd, 2016!

Goodreads

    Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court–but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin’s people.

    Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms–and she might be key to stopping it. But only if she can harness her harrowing gifts, heal her fractured soul, and decide how she wishes to shape her future–and the future of a world cleaved in two.

Top Ten Book If You’re in The mood For Something New Adult

Hello guys! 🙂 So welcome to march , haha.

I hope you guys are having an amazing day. It’s actually one of those day (To me) where I’m just not feeling crazy about everything. My mood has these weird tendency to fluctuate and today sone of those were I’m extremely sensitive about everything and with everyone around me.  But that’s not going to stop me from having the most productive day I can have.

So in spirit of this day, I’m doing my Top Ten books if you’re in the mood for something new adult.hosted over at The broke and the bookish (shhh, check them out of you haven’t )

I know, new adult? yeah. I’ve heard it all. New adult usually gets the backlash of  pretty much everyone, but to be honest in my opinion is not bad. Sure, there are tons of new adult books that exaggerate and have sexual situations, and okay some of them have awful ways to portrait romantic relationships, but come one, they’re not ALL that bad. In fact I do believe that as dramatic as they can be they can in some cases be a very good representation of new adults living today. We are focused, we are dramatic, we as teens think we’re all that matters and our emotions still consume us. As is the same for adult. And I’ll tell you, some adult books and young adult books have extremely damaging relationships and messages on them. so lets not demonize one gender instead lets love them all.

Okay end rant right now.  Jiji point is not every one likes them and there are some awful ones but there are some awful ones on adult and Young adult books too. The list I made are of the books I think represent the New Adult gender the best. If you’re interested they all have their Goodreads link in them and they are very fun and emotion driven books. so enjoy my little compilation of New adult books you should read.

  1. Maybe someday By Colleen Hoover  

By far my favorite colleen hoover. Of all times. and the book i would recommend to everyone. it was the reason i started learning sight language and very unique.

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2. On Dublin Street By Samantha Young

Little bit more on the “Sexy” Side compared to Maybe someday but still a great read and its in Scotland. Do I need to day more? SCOTSMAN!

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3. Wait For you By J. Lynn 

Oh I’m having trouble placing them from 1 to 10 because they’re all my favorites! Hot college Guys and tortoise and snow and cookies ❤

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4. Fangirl By Rainbow Rowell

Yes! this is a NEW ADULT book. Hello, college, over 18 and sexual tension and I adore it.

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5.  Ugly Love By Colleen Hoover 

I should tell you, she is one of my favorite authors… Just in case you’re wondering.

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6. Wallbanger By Alice Clayton

Don’t be misled my the cover, its actually a very funny reference. HEHE funny, sexy and sweet.

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7. The Last Summer (Of You and me)By Ann Brashares 

what has to be the book that initiated me into New adult book before they were even a thing. Holds good memories.

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8. Clipped Wings By Helena Hunting

Just look at that cover

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9. Loving Mr. Daniels By Brittany C. Cherry 

One of those books that just kind of touches you and are surprisingly realistic.

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10. Easy by Tammara webber 

Its not as easy as the tittle leads you to believe.

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Making this list proved to be harder than it sounded. Hope you like and check into some of these books. they are really good and entertaining.

Have a good day! 😀

 

February BookHaul | 2016

 Hey you guys!

So we only have 10 months left of the year. 0.0 Can we take a moment yo really think about that? This year is setting up to be one of those years where time seems to fly by. Or, because there is always an or in the mix. so, OR Im getting old, my mom always used to say that the older you get the faster the time passes. and I’m 22 an thats unfair. it should slow down.

Anyways, rant about me getting old over. This month I didn’t really get a lot of books, due to me having an awful slump. but I did managed to get some books that I’m excited about even thought I  haven’t read any of them. Yet. I will go into them. soon. promise.

Between the books I got , I recived a copy of Updraft by Errin Stevens and very excited to go into that book, since I’ve never read stories about mermaids. I’m very stocked about it. Also I got the new book by kiera cass and its also about mermaids! is it maybe my body asking for the beach? probably. hehe.  oh and lets not forget about Damon Black ❤

So here are the books I got this month, each have a link to their Goodreads page and also you can add me on there 😉 If you want. (Self promoting much?)

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Thank you guys for reading this. I really hope I’ll get around to reading them on march. did you guys got books on Feb? if so which ones?

 

 

Happy Release Day |Firstlife By Gena Showalter

        Today is the day. Firstlife is coming out, well more like came out. Ill be honest and say I really didn’t know about this book until last night. at 12. I was into one if those late night Facebook stalker moments when the book trailer from Harlequin Teens popped up and my life was change.

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Where to get it?

To say I was extremely excited is an understatement. I’m super excited. I was hoooked on this. so I’ll leave you the trailer HERE that got me and hope you guys enjoy!

 

 

 

Book Review| Blurred Lines By Lauren Layne

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Author: Lauren Layne

Length: 221

Series: Standalone

Publisher: Loveswept

Published Date: August 25th, 2015

Gender:  Romance,Contemporary,New Adult & Fiction

Rating: ★★★★ (3,98 OUT OF 5)

Format: Nook

When Parker Blanton meets Ben Olsen during her freshman year of college, the connection is immediate—and platonic. Six years later, they’re still best friends, sharing an apartment in Portland’s trendy Northwest District as they happily settle into adult life. But when Parker’s boyfriend dumps her out of the blue, she starts to wonder about Ben’s no-strings-attached approach to dating. The trouble is, even with Ben as her wingman, Parker can’t seem to get the hang of casual sex—until she tries it with him.

The arrangement works perfectly . . . at first. The sex is mind-blowing, and their friendship remains as solid as ever, without any of the usual messy romantic entanglements. But when Parker’s ex decides he wants her back, Ben is shocked by a fierce stab of possessiveness. And when Ben starts seeing a girl from work, Parker finds herself plagued by unfamiliar jealousy. With their friendship on the rocks for the first time, Parker and Ben face an alarming truth: Maybe they can’t go back. And maybe, deep down, they never want to.

My review

Can boys and girls be only friend? That a question as old as time. And one that it’s still no answer to.

Well, Parker and Ben are the definition of a dream. THEY can. They’ve been best friends since the moment that met their first day in college and even after as College grads living the dream. and loving together. as BFFs do right?. everything is perfect, Parker has a boyfriend she “loves” and who doesn’t ask for much. While Ben is having fun playing his hand at everything that looks at him. they’ve had their rules straight, no one will ever mess with their friendship. EVER.

Until one day Parker’s Bf decides he wants something else and she is more embarrassed than hurt that he left her. so she enlist Ben and Lori, (friend of hers and a girl who has a huge crush on Ben) as her wingmen. but Parker realizes that what she needs is to enjoy her life , free herself. With someone she knows. ‘ where Ben comes in. He has always been there, he makes her life, he enjoys her company and their Adults. So with rules they make they set up this experiment that can end when either them wants, no hard feeling. But there are heart feelings.

Specially when been starts dating a new girl and Parker’s makes a decision that breaks his heart.

I liked this book. It was super fasted paced, the writing style was fun and flowy. I enjoyed the 2 people POV as we got to see where each of the character stood with the situation. It was your typical BFF’s falling in love but not so much. They ARE best friends. They REALLY didn’t see each other as a potential partner. they loved each other but they weren’t in love. that;s what I loved. I loved the fact that everything caughed them off guard.

As a character though, I found Parker to be very annoying. I thought she played with everyone’s emotions because she didn’t know her own. And I felt as if Ben’s character was hugely underdeveloped. He could have been great but there was so much we didn’t know, or how he felt about his parents, who apart from random thoughts from Ben played a huge part but we didn’t exactly see.

The story was cute. Sexual and very entertaining. I enjoyed watching these two work out their issues and come out strong.

I liked it ALOT. Ben was super sweet.

www Wednesday (#13)

Happy Hump Day! 🙂

Yeah I been wanting to say this for a while.

DON’T JUDGE

So,…WWW Wednesday? It’s a meme  hosted by MizB at Should be reading and all you have to do Is answer the following questions:

What are you currently reading?

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I’m reading this thing called Paper Towns. You might have heard of the author John Green?

I hope he won’t break my heart Yet again.

What did you recently finished reading?

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Colleen Hoover! ahaha review is up on my blog now!

What do you think you’ll read next?

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Insert me Flushing here!

(Please mom don’t read this! lol)

What are you guys reading?