Wrap Up: June 2017

wrap up juneI am honestly so surprised that I’ve had two great reading months back to back as that hasn’t happened yet this year! But I’m so excited that I’m reading a lot and more importantly: enjoying most of the books I read! As I sit down to start writing this post, I have finished a total of six books make that seven! (including a book I finished on the last day of May but was too lazy to add to that month’s wrap up) and I definitely plan on reading at least another book before the month is over! Let’s get into this wrap-up!


Books I Read


and i darkenAnd I Darken and Now I Rise by Kiersten White

Let’s start this wrap-up off with the book I officially finished on May 31st but was too lazy to include in last month’s wrap-up (which was already really long anyways): And I Darken! I was listening to this via Audible and I have to say, I was positively surprised by this! I didn’t really know what to expect going into it as I hadn’t really looked into this book before requesting an ARC of the sequel, but I’m so glad I got accepted and got the chance to read this series because of it!

now i riseOnce I finished reading And I Darken, I quickly moved on to Now I Rise and I have to say, I actually ended up enjoying the sequel even more than the first book? And I’ve kind of made it my mission to get people to read these books too! I know I was late to the party (and if I remember correctly, people did really hype this book when it first came out last year!) but at least I finally got there and got to witness the awesomeness, right?

I also took the opportunity to write a bit of a different review after I really enjoyed writing out reasons as to why people should read the ACOTAR trilogy and did the same thing for The Conqueror’s Saga which you can find right here (there are no spoilers, so you’re good to go)!


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If you’ve been reading our blog for a little while, you probably know that I am a huge fan of Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter Chronicles so it probably doesn’t come as a surprise to you that I finally read Lord Of Shadows this month!

I was really hoping I would get to chance to read it closer to its official release date, but I had to read and review Now I Rise first as the publisher asked for the review to be posted about two weeks before the official release, so Lord Of Shadows got pushed back a little bit. But the wait was most definitely worth it and I can’t believe Cassandra Clare would do her fans so dirty with that cliffhanger of an ending and then have us wait two years for the final book in the trilogy! You just don’t do that, Cassie. You don’t.

And I can’t believe I complained about Sarah J Maas not going there with ACOWAR and then when Cassie does go there? I complain about it too, because how dare she?! I’m funny like that. But yes, definitely a great book and so worth the read! I actually shared my thoughts in a review too and also talked a bit about why you should read all of Cassandra Clare’s previous works before you start reading The Dark Artifices!


words on bathroom wallsWords On Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton

Words On Bathroom Walls was another ARC I got accepted for and finally read this month and I honestly couldn’t find anything to like about this book? I wasn’t a fan of how the character (who is schizophrenic) kept referring to himself as crazy, the character’s view on other people with mental health issues or someone else’s relationship with sex. I did talk a bit more in depth about all my feelings in my review so you can check that out for more of my thoughts as I really don’t want to talk about this book any longer.


the carrie diariesThe Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell

After I finished reading Words On Bathroom Walls and ended up not liking it at all, I figured I needed to read something that I would enjoy to make sure I don’t fall into some sort of reading slump and The Carrie Diaries was supposed to be that book. Well, turns out it wasn’t. I ended up enjoying it about as much as WOBW – though for different reasons. I remember really enjoying the CW show of the same name and figured it would be fun to dive back into this world and get to follow young Carrie Bradshaw but it just wasn’t my type of book. I didn’t like the characters, the relationships or the writing. This is definitely going to be my first and last Candace Bushnell book!


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I think at this point I was almost desperate to read a book I would love and so I decided to go back to something I know I love: Clockwork Angel, book one in Cassandra Clare’s Infernal Devices trilogy! And I definitely enjoyed it – not as much as I did the first two times I read it, but still very much! I was definitely a bit tired of the world building after being thrust right into the story with the first two books in The Dark Artifices that I also read this year, but other than that, I loved getting to revisit all these characters and their stories! Even though I didn’t review this book on my blog (and don’t plan on doing it in the future, to be honest), I did write a review for it during my first re-read a couple of years ago and you can find it on my Goodreads page! I can’t wait to continue my re-read of this trilogy soon!

love and gelatoLove & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch

Love & Gelato is the last book I finished in the month of June and unfortunately, I finished the month off on a rather bad note, so I’m definitely hoping to at least start something else that I am going to enjoy more! I got really excited when I saw that HarperCollins Germany offered eARCs of this in time for its release here in Germany and I jumped on the chance to read this book – ended up being disappointed by it. I talk more about it in an upcoming review and before that in a bit of a rant. That’s one great thing this book gave me: inspiration for an extra post! Thanks, book!


Books I Bought/Got


After going a bit overboard with my spending on books last month, I definitely had to take it a bit slower for the month of June and I only ended up getting two books, one of which was a physical copy of an audiobook I had listened to before!

and i darkenAnd I Darken by Kiersten White

As you’ve already read in my reading wrap up, I finished the audiobook for And I Darken at the end of May and I ended up loving the story so much that I really, really wanted a physical copy of this book to put on my shelves and hopefully re-read in the future too! I once again ordered this book as a used copy and I was really happy with the quality too! I can’t wait to add Now I Rise to my collection too, probably next month or so.

When I finished my order for And I Darken I had to decide between paying 1€ for shipping (which really isn’t much at all) or finding another book I really wanted and get my total over 10€ and you’ll never believe the deal I managed to get for the next book. 


the scorpio racesThe Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

My copy of And I Darken ended up being around 7€ (for a paperback) and so I had about 3€ left to get over 10€ for free shipping and as I was looking through a bunch of YA hardcovers, I stumbled upon The Scorpio Races. It was just over 3€ and I don’t think I’ve ever clicked ‘Add to basket’ as quickly as I did when I found it! Just over 3€ for a hardcover? In great condition? Yes, please! And the book really was in great condition once I saw it! I can’t wait to read this (hopefully in the next couple of months) and find out if I enjoy Maggie’s writing outside of her The Raven Cycle quartet! I sure hope so, as I’m really excited for her next release later this year! Have any of you guys read this book and can tell me some of your thoughts? 


die schule der nachtThe Oxford Inheritance by A. A. McDonald

I’ve recently been watching a couple of German booktubers because I was interested in seeing how things worked for them and what kind of books were being published here in Germany and The Oxford Inheritance kept popping up and that cover really drew me in! I don’t know if I mentioned this before, but I recently joined Random House Germany’s program for bloggers and they had this book up as a book you could request to review, so I went for it – not realizing that it’s not Young Adult. Oops But I’m still interested in reading it and can’t wait to get to it. Also, can we just talk about how they sent me an actual hardcover edition of this book? I was speechless.


What I Posted


Before I get into some of my favorite posts of this past month, I just want to take the opportunity to thank Kourtni, Dani, Christine and Reg for shouting out our blog in the past few weeks and linking to some of our previous posts! It was really appreciated! Thank you, once more!

I recently participated in Mikaela’s Big Blogger, Little Blogger Project and introduced you guys to my little blogger Christine this month. We did a fun Q&A and Christine shared a guest post all about critical reading and why we should all be doing it! You guys seemed to really enjoy it – it is the most popular post this month!


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June Wrap Up

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Hello, Everyone! I hope you’re all doing well!

This is a rather short June Wrap Up because – Hello reading slump! I didn’t miss you. You know how it is, right? I do have two wonderful books to talks about with you guys that I really really loved.

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

30653853Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have to be careful.

Then a cute new girl enters Cassie’s orbit, and for the first time ever, Molly’s cynical twin is a lovesick mess. Meanwhile, Molly’s totally not dying of loneliness—except for the part where she is.

This book was so heartwarming and fluffy! After having read quite a bit of fantasy beforehand, I needed something that is fun and quick to read, which is exactly what I got when reading it. Molly is such a wonderful character and I related to her so much, too.

Becky has such a great way of writing these kinds of lighthearted stories with characters you can’t help but love. I’m definitely on board on reading Simon vs. once I get out of this reading slump.

This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

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There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains—and friends or enemies—with the future of their home at stake.

 

 

Victoria definitely got me sold for her writing with this one. The way she writes her stories is so intricate and kind of almost addictive to read. I love the kind of books that are so good that I can’t put them down. TSS really dived into the theme of good vs evil and what really makes someone a monster and where that thin line can really be drawn.

After I had finished it, I immediately ordered the next book which happened to arrive a bit later than I anticipated but I only got a few pages in before I kinda didn’t feel like reading for a while. I’m hoping to get back into it soon. When it comes to reading there’s always these phases I get into where either I’m reading constantly or not at all.

*Note: No book haul this month except “Our Dark Duet” which is the next book after TSS.

What I posted:

  • 5 Tropes that I want to see more of in YA is a post I really enjoyed writing and it kind of made me think more about the things I value in a book rather than just reading it without thinking about it critically too.
  • The Your Favorite Music Tag: Books & Music! was such a fun tag to do! Your responses really made happy and gave me even more enthusiasm to participate in even more posts like this one.
  • Last but not least, I brought back the Down the TBR hole posts! Down the TBR hole #14 / Again, I’m sorry for the lack of these. However, I’m more excited than ever to be back.

Let me know your favorite book you have read this month?

I wish you all a great weekend!


 

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Amanda Foody Is Killing It On Twitter

amanda foody twitterEarlier, I was hanging out at my parents’ and was having a browse through Twitter and stumbled upon some giveaways both Stephanie Garber (click here) and Melissa Albert (click here) were doing and somewhere in the middle of that, I came across a thread by Amanda Foody (the author of the upcoming Daughter Of The Burning City).

I’m sure you’re thinking ‘Don’t you come across threads by people quite often? What was so great about this one?’, well, let me tell you!

Recently, people have been posting to Twitter asking others to like a particular tweet and then they’d share different facts about themselves or do mood boards for characters, etc. which in itself is such a fun thing to read! But Amanda decided to share a new fact about her next release Ace Of Shades (releasing April 2018) for every like. I saw her initial tweet and then spend a good half an hour reading through all of her facts and I loved every second of it!

Ace Of Shades sounds like a freaking awesome novel and I am most definitely super excited about it – and I haven’t even read Amanda’s first book yet (but I want to, SO badly)!


Here are some highlights in case you don’t want to read all of those tweets (her initial tweet has 89 likes as I’m writing this post!):

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Out of the four novels she talks about here I loved two. And I especially loved Six Of Crows and this story really does have a strong SOC vibe and I am loving it!

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I can’t wait to see all of this play out!

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Levi is definitely giving me really strong Kaz vibes and I swear, I want to read this book right now! I can’t wait to see how she writes the character and if he’ll have more similarities with Kaz – even if Kaz could apparently kill him.

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I’m 99% sure I’ve never read a book about a culture that is run by organized crime so I am most definitely excited about this aspect of her story! Also, casinos! Is it wrong of me to hope that she throws in a Jesper type of character gambling away at the casinos? Or is Levi a bit of a Jesper too?

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Basically, I’m kind of picturing Moulin Rouge but with less bright colors (at least, that’s how I seem to remember the movie – don’t quote me on it) and lots of things going on behind the scenes none of which are probably good.

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I think you might know how much I enjoy a storyline about someone learning to be a better person while the other person turns into someone they might not be able to recognize anymore.

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When I saw this I had to smile! I love how she drew inspiration from this and then applied it to her world!

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I hear of three different gangs that are recognizable by some trait and my brain goes ‘The monsters in VE Schwab’s Monsters Of Verity!’, but I can’t wait to see who these gang members are! I also almost immediately feel like I might really enjoy the character of Reymond!

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And that’s what I call dedication to your craft!

So yes, basically I read all of Amanda’s tweets and rushed to Goodreads to make sure I remembered to add her Ace Of Shades to my ever growing list of unreleased books!


What do you guys think of these tweets? Did any of them convince you to add this book to your TBR? Let’s discuss in the comments below!


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Book Series: 5 Reasons to Read them

Hey, Everyone! The idea for this post was actually kind of inspired by one of Swetlana’s posts called Spin-Off-Series: 5 Reasons why they’re great and that made me kind of think about Why do I love to read book series so much? What kind of reasons pop up in my head? 

#1 The whole world expands

The world you get introduced to in the first book, gets bigger and bigger with each book that gets added onto the series, whether that’s fantasy, dystopian or sci-fi, it gives the story more depth and you get to see more parts of that world you’re starting to love and that makes for so much fun and new characters interacting with each other. It’s such a good aspect of series.

#2 You get to see more character development

With every new book the characters are put in different situations they haven’t been in before – whom they thought they’d never be in, to begin with – and you get to see different sides of them that you haven’t seen before. I remember when I was reading the Throne of Glass Series by Sarah J. Maas (I actually read ACOTAR after TOG) and having arrived at almost the end of this wonderful series makes me so nostalgic because the main character Celaena (I’m using that name because of spoilers!) grows so much as a person because she’s being put into these situations where she has to make decisions quite quickly to ensure not only her own survival but that of the people she cares about. She’s grown into such a comfortable woman who is finally happy in her own skin and accepting who she truly is. Is the new book out yet? ;D

#3 You get to spend more time in that world

In comparison to a stand-alone, your time in that world is limited because there’s a definite ending and a story that is made for one book but with a series, you get so much more time to explore and read about that world and I personally really love that. It’s like an extended stay at your dream vacation!

#4 Marathons!

I think that is pretty self-explanatory, right? Marathons are so much fun. Making your way through a series book by book is really great because you get to experience the story as a whole (without waiting a year in-between) and see how things that have been hinted at in the first book come into play further down the road.

#5 You’ll always remember how much you enjoyed reading it (+rereading)

That’s probably one of my favorite things about reading series and the general concept of them. The fact that this story, the characters, every plot twist that made you either cry of scream – you’ll always remember that and you take it with you forever. It’s like another part of you that you’ll never lose.

Swetlana wrote a post about re-reading books which I couldn’t help but link you to at this point because it fits what I’m saying here so well!

Do you guys tend to read more series or stand-alones? Do you prefer going into a book knowing there’s a definite (set out) ending or a series where you get to guess a little bit more?


 

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New Releases: July 2017

july 2017 releasesWe are very quickly approaching the end of June (how did that even happen? seriously, this year is flying by!) and I figured it’s about time I share with you guys some July releases that I think you should all check out! As I put this list together I quickly realized that there is a bit of a theme going on here – can you guys guess it?


Release Date: 11th July


ash and quillAsh And Quill by Rachel Caine

Up first on my list we have the third book in Rachel Caine’s The Great Library series but since I’m not caught up with this series (or have started, for that matter) and don’t want to spoil myself (or anyone else who hasn’t read/caught up with this series), I am going to give you guys a quick idea of what the first book Ink And Bone is all about, alright?

This series is set in a world where The Great Library of Alexandria survived the test of time and now delivers knowledge to the people of major cities instantly – but the ownership of books is forbidden. Our main character, Jess, is part of a family who is involved in the black market for books while also training to become part of the Great Library as a spy for his family. One day, his friend creates a device that could potentially change the world which creates all kinds of problems for everyone involved.

Honestly, this sounds like such a fun concept and after reading The Conqueror’s Saga by Kiersten White, I hope that I’ll enjoy this series too. It’s not the same story, but the historic elements definitely make me very curious!


Release Date: 13th July


Words In Deep Blue by Cath Crowley

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We were just talking about books for the previous release and guess what this one is about! Books! Or more precisely, Words In Deep Blue is about a second-hand bookshop that has a Letter Library where people can leave letters for people they love, want to love or for strangers. 

Our main character Rachel left a love letter to her best friend Henry in his favorite book before she left town and waited for him to write her back – which he never does. After her brother drowns, Rachel returns to her old town and starts working at the bookshop with Henry even though she would rather not see him again.

Words In Deep Blue sounds like a really interesting story and I did enjoy a different book I read by Cath Crowley (Graffiti Moon) so I’m definitely excited to read more of her work! And as I was checking Goodreads, there are two different release dates for this book as well as two different synopsis, which is rather weird. I’ll have the second one linked in the title of this paragraph!


Release Date: 18th July


the library of fatesThe Library Of Fates by Aditi Khorana

I honestly have no idea how to summarize what The Library Of Fates is about even though the synopsis seems easy enough? Does that ever happen to you guys? Some books you can sum up easily and things still make sense but other books you just can’t? This is a case of the latter. But let me try and if I confuse, please click the link for the Goodreads page!

The Emperor shows up in our main character Princess Amrita’s hometown even though he’s never shown interest before. To keep things civil, Amrita offers to become the Emperor’s bride and ends up as living as a fugitive and alone except for an oracle named Thala who managed to escape the palace when it was under siege. Together they try to find the Library Of Fates to reverse their own fates and go back to a time before the Emperor ever entered their lives.

I think that’s the gist of it – though I might have read things wrong or not understood them entirely, we’ll see once I get around to this book. But it definitely sounds interesting and I’m intrigued to see if the main characters actually go through with changing their fates if/when they find this Libary or if things turn out differently!


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The Last Magician already has me excited because it’s set in New York – how often have I mentioned that setting being a selling point by now? Or you sick of hearing me say it yet? But anyways, this version of New York has barely any magic left and the few people who still have magic are in hiding. A magic barrier called the Brink traps people in Manhatten and trying to flee results in a loss of one’s magic – or life.

Esta, a talented thief with the ability to manipulate time, sets out on journeys through time stealing magical objects before the Magician knows that she’s stealing them. All of Esta’s traveling and training leads her to her biggest mission: steal a book that contains the secrets of the Order and the Brink before the Magician can destroy it and doom every person with magic.

I’ve actually been looking forward to this book since I saw it on NetGalley a couple of months ago, but unfortunately, my request got declined so I’ll have to wait until the official release to be able to read this book! It definitely sounds really exciting and I can’t wait to read about time travel and the adventures Esta is going to get herself into!


Release Date: 25th July


daughter of the burning city2Daughter Of The Burning City by Amanda Foody

Daughter Of The Burning City first came to my attention once people started sharing their BEA/BookCon hauls and a few of them included this book in their hauls. I probably wouldn’t have clicked on this book if I had just seen this particular cover (the UK paperback, on the other hand, is stunning), but after hearing people talk about this, I definitely had to add it to my TBR! 

We follow our main character, Sorina, an illusionist (and the first to be born in hundreds of years) inside the Gomorrah Festival. Sorina has the ability to create live-like illusions who all come with their own personalities and can felt and touched by others – by they aren’t alive. Or at least that’s what Sorina always thought. Until one day one of her illusions get killed and Sorina sets off on a mission to find out who is out to kill her illusions.

I feel like ever since I read Caraval by Stephanie Garber I am more intrigued by stories set in a circus-like environment and that aspect is definitely another factor as to why I added this to my TBR! How do you guys feel about stories set in circuses? 


There we have it, five releases I am excited about for the month of July! Are any of them on you guys’ radar? Or were you able to read any of them early and can share your thoughts? Let’s discuss in the comments below!


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The Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag

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I was just looking through my reader for new posts to read and I saw Jackie over at Too Much Of A Book Nerd do The Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag and as I got to the end of her post I was 100% convinced that I needed to do it myself too! I feel like this is going to be a fun post to look back on once we hit the end of 2017 and just see how/if things have changed in the months after!

Best book you’ve read so far in 2017?

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I won’t talk too much about the book I pick for this question as I have a post going up in two weeks all about my favorite books of the first half of 2017, but I will tell you two of my favorites for this year: A Court Of Mist And Fury by Sarah J. Maas and The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.


Best sequel of 2017 so far?

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I have read some ridiculously good sequels this year – in fact, all but one were freaking fantastic and I can’t believe I’ve been so lucky with my books this year! Let’s go with A Conjuring Of Light by VE Schwab for this one. This book. I went through so many emotions while reading this book and often within a short time span too. But it was all worth it in the end.


New release you haven’t read yet but want to?

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Oh boy! Which new release have I read? If you’ve been reading our blog for a couple of months now, you probably know that I share monthly releases and out of all of them, I have read maybe 25% so far? It’s a bit ridiculous for sure and I hope to do better in the future but I just want to read too many books or re-read favorites. But for the sake of actually giving you guys an answer, I’ll go with History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera which was released in January. Yep.


Most anticipated release of the second half of 2017?

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Definitely and without a doubt Leigh Bardugo’s Wonder Woman: Warbringer! I have recently seen so many great trailers and featurettes for the movie that I am so excited to see Leigh take on this character and her story! But also, All The Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater (I need to know if The Raven Cycle was a one-time thing or if I really like Maggie’s writing) and Warcross by Marie Lu – I haven’t read any of her books since Champion and I really need to get on that!


Biggest disappointment?

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Without a doubt: Words On Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton. I was so excited about this book and the potential I thought it had but I was let down so hard. I talked all about my feelings in my review earlier this week!


Biggest surprise?

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Also a really easy one: The Conqueror’s Saga by Kiersten White! I was approved for an eARC of Now I Rise and so I finally got around to this series and I absolutely loved it. This is probably best described as YA Historical Fiction and I loved Kiersten version of the story so much that I actually read and watched more about Vlad The Impaler (which is what these books are based on, Lada is a gender swept Vlad!) once I was done with Now I Rise.


Favorite new author (debut or new to you)?

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Victoria/VE Schwab and Kiersten White! I wish I had read more new authors this year (or more accurately: more books by more new-to-me authors) but I’ve mostly stuck to authors I already loved. But I do plan on reading more authors this year – there might even be a post about that coming up soon!


Newest fictional crush?

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I think this one has to go to Cassian from Sarah J. Maas’ A Court Of Thorns And Roses trilogy! He isn’t technically a new-to-me character and I’ve loved him since last year when I first read the second book, but the final book in the trilogy made me fall in love with Cassian so much more, so this goes to him!


 

Newest favorite character?

So many great characters this year! But a lot of them are from books I’ve read previously and the only new characters I really have to add are Lada from The Conqueror’s Saga and Rhy and Alucard from the Shades Of Magic trilogy.


A Book that made you cry?

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Actually, way more than I thought considering we’re only six months into the year! Let’s see: A List Of Cages, The Hate U Give, A Conjuring Of Light (this was a sob fest) and Lord Of Shadows.


A Book that made you happy?

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To avoid naming the same books over and over again, I am going with City Of Ashes for this one!


Favorite book to movie adaptation you’ve seen this year?

I haven’t watched a single movie this year that isn’t Cars – my nephews went through a phase where they only wanted to watch that movie… it was rough.


A favorite review you’ve written this year?

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I have to give this to my review for A Conjuring Of Light. It was a really long one and I think one of the first ones where I just wrote and wrote and couldn’t stop because there was so much to talk about and I really loved the book so it was also a really easy review to write!


The most beautiful book you bought or received this year?

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This one goes to Caraval by Stephanie Garber! The cover is so pretty and I kept staring it for days on end whenever I walked past my bookshelves!


What books do you need to read by the end of the year?

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I’m going to only look at books that have been released already for this question! I definitely want to continue more of Victoria Schwab’s books and since I already own This Savage Song I’m going to put that one on my list of books I really hope to have read by the end of the year and the sequel (and conclusion) too!


This really was so much fun to do and I hope you guys enjoyed reading my answers too! What are some of your favorite books you’ve read during the first half of 2017? Did you read any books that disappointed you? Let’s discuss in the comments below!


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Down the TBR hole #14

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The last post is a few weeks old and I apologize for the lack of these because I know you guys love these posts and I enjoy making them but I had to focus on passing these exams because that was extremely important to me. However, I’m back now and we can dive back into things!


Every week I go through my TBR and decide which books to take off or keep. This meme is hosted by Lia over at imaginaryplacesonpaper. You should check out her blog!

Without further ado, let’s get into it.

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  • Caraval by Stephanie Garber has intrigued me ever since I heard about it and Swetlana read and enjoyed it so that motivated me, even more, to pick it up. I actually started it already but I haven’t finished reading it yet.
  • Bright Smoke, Cold Fire by Rosamund Hodge has a very cool concept of bringing the story of Romeo and Juliet but kinda of giving it, it’s on twist. I’m definitely keen on this!

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  • The trials of Apollo (The Hidden Oracle) by Rick Riordan has been talked about a lot on booktube and his writing/books have been recommended to me by several people so I really want to check his books out.
  • The Sun is also a Star by Nicola Yoon is a story about a girl named Natasha who meets a Guy and falls in love but her family is about to be deported and it’s about how they both work through that. I’m definitely on board with this!

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  • The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles has a very interesting premise that has me willing to give it a chance! If any of you read this, let me know your thoughts.
  • A list of Cages by Robin Roe has to stay without question. This book sounds very sad but also like it’s a lot about family and brotherhood and I love that. I’m expecting to go through quite the emotional journey with this one.

That’s all for my first week back on this meme! I hope you guys had a good week and see you next time!


 

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