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Norse Mythology Book Tag!

Hey guys! Hope you’ve been having a great week! So this week, I ordered Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan, which is his final instalment to the Magnus Chase series, and it’s about Norse Mythology. So just to brush up on my knowledge of Norse Mythology before reading this book, I decided to do the Norse Mythology Tag, for which I was nominated for by Obsessions of A Bookaholic AGES ago. I thought this was the perfect time to do it, so here we go!

ODIN – Favourite Standalone

Odin is the All-Father, the leader of the Norse Gods. He is the god of wisdom, poetry, battle, death, wine, and war, among other things

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

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Oh my god, I love this book so so much. Unique, fascinating, and utterly heart breaking, it’s probably one of my favourite stand alone books ever.

THOR – A Book That Hits You Right in the Feels

Thor is the god of thunder, weather, warriors, strength, and storms, so his might packs a punch. He is married to the beautiful Lady Sif.

Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare

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Did you hear that cracking noise? That’s my heart every time I think of Lord of Shadows. THAT BOOK HAS TORTURED MY SOUL, I AM IN DESPERATE NEED OF THE NEXT BOOK. SAVE MY SOUL PLS. CLARE THRIVES ON RIPPING HER READERS HEART OUT.

LOKI – Biggest Plot Twist or Character Betrayal

Loki is the god of mischief and thieves, and thrives on chaos.

Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

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I’m sorry I named another Cassandra Clare book BUT HOLY CHEESE I WAS NOT EXPECTING THE BETRAYAL. I WAS IN FRICKIN SHOCK. I CAN’T SAY MORE BUT AHHHHH.

FRIGG – OTP

Frigg is Odin’s wife, the goddess of love, marriage, fertility, and fate.

ONE OTP??? Are you asking me to choose ONE favourite pair? I HAVE HUNDREDS OF SHIPS. WHO SHOULD I CHOOSE? (There’s Feysand, and Wessa, and Dramione, and Kaider, and Maxerica, and June and Day, AND AGH SO MANY MORE) I finally decided to go with Percabeth though, they were my first ship ever, and I’ve seen them grow from dumb 12 year olds to not as dumb 18 year olds, and they’re still growing. They’re so so cute and *HYSTERICAL SOBBING* I LOVE THEM SO MUCH.

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HEIMDALL – Favourite Second in a Series

Heimdall is the god of loyalty, faithfulness and he is who protects the bi-frost, the bridge that connects all nine worlds.

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

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Is there any answer but A Court of Mist and Fury? Most second books in a series end up pretty disappointing, but not ACOMAF. The book was P.E.R.F.E.C.T.I.O.N.

BALDUR – Favourite Male Character

Baldur is the beloved son of Odin and Frigg, twin brother of Hodor.

Again- ONE FAVOURITE BOY? ONE? I HAVE SO MANY FICTIONAL LOVE INTERESTS. WILL AND JACE AND KIT AND BASICALLY EVERY HERONDALE. PERCY JACKSON. LEO VALDEZ. NICO DI ANGELO. KAI. HIDEO TANAKA. RHYSAND HOT PANTS. DANIEL ALTAN WING. JULIAN BLACKTHORN. TY BLACKTHORN. ROWAN WHITEHORN. AND I HAVE’NT EVEN STARTED YET. Okay, calm. I’m calm. After a lot of pain and tons of apologizing to my other boys, I choose Will Herondale. I’m a simple girl I see a Herondale, and I know what to do.

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SIF – Most Beautiful Book Cover

Lady Sif is known for her beautiful golden tresses, although she is also the goddess of the harvest and is married to Thor.

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

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I recently finished this book, and OMG I adored it. It was one hundred percent worth the hype. Also, the cover is sooo gorgeous!!! I love the way this book looks on my bookshelf!!

FREY – A Book or Series That Made You Happy

Frey is the Lord of weather, god of light, summer, master of agriculture, fertility, and brother of Freya.

Magnolia by Kristi Cook

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Ahhh this book was so cute! I personally love stories of hate turning into love, and that’s what this was. Sweet, a bit cheesy, mushy, it left me with a goofy grin plastered on my face the entire time!

FREYA – Favourite Book Setting

Freya is the goddess of love and beauty, fertility, war, wealth and growth, and sister of Frey.

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

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I cannot talk enough about how beautiful the writing and setting of this book was! Every description was so vivid and enchanting, I had been completely mesmerized by the world Erin Morgenstern wove.

TYR – Favourite Book With a Huge Upheaval or Epic Fight Scene

Tyr is the god of war.

A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

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AHHH the war in this book was amazing!!!! It was a massive battle and oh wow it was an epic conclusion to this series!! I also wanted to add Empire of Storms here, but I still haven’t recovered from the ending of that book so I wont say it.

ULLER – Character Death That Affected You the Most

Uller is the god of death, winter, archery and hunting.

The Young Elites by Marie Lu

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Literally every death in this book affected me. But the death of a certain someone in The Rose Society for the SECOND TIME and then the death of another person at the end of The Midnight Star really broke my heart. *UGLY, HEART WRENCHING TEARS*

NJORD – Favourite Book With an Epic Journey in a Water/Sea Setting

Njord is the god of the wind and sea.

Wake by Amanda Hocking

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So I actually haven’t read too many series which are based in water. This is the first book of the Watersong trilogy, and I’d really enjoyed it! I haven’t read the second book yet, (cuz priorities) but I do remember really liking the setting and concept of this book!

VALKYRIE – Strong Female Character

The Valkyries, much like the Amazons, are strong female warriors.

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CELAENA BADASS SARDOTHIEN. She’s the QUEEN OF ASSASSINS. LIKE HOW COOL IS THAT?!?! And not just incredible physical strength, Celaena is so mentally strong to have gone through everything she did, and still come out as a sassy, smirking, fire breathing bitch queen. I love her. YOU GO QUEEN.

AESIR/VANIR – Favourite Book Crew

The Aesir and the Vanir are the two groups of Norse gods, believed to be the old and new gods.

Every one seems to be naming the Six of Crows crew here, but I haven’t read that series yet. (don’t kill me, I’ve ordered it and I’m getting it by next week!) So I’m gonna go with the Rampion Crew! I also adore Rhys’s inner circle, but I wanted to name a series I haven’t named yet. The rampion crew is the funniest, coolest, most dysfunctional crew ever, and I love every single one of those cupcakes!

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SEIPYRTS – Favourite Non-Human Sidekick

Seipyrts is Odin’s trusty eight legged steed; yes, you heard that correctly – eight legs.  I promise that he is the god’s horse companion and not a giant spider that he rides around on… although that would probably strike more fear in the hearts of his enemies than pretty horse does.

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Iko the android from The Lunar Chronicles! Iko is the wittiest, sassiest, funniest android ever, and is definitely a show stealer in The Lunar Chronicles!!

That’s all guys! I tag anyone who wants to do this tag, or hasn’t done it yet! Tag me back so I can read your answers!!

Thanks for reading!

-Rhea

 

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Hocus Pocus Book Tag!

Guys. I am so so behind on my tags. Like soooo behind. Like if I was a bit more behind, I’d be going backwards. I’m trying to alternate between doing a review and a tag so that I don’t get behind on my reviews, but I am SO behind that I’m gonna have to now do some tags in quick succession. I was tagged for this super halloweeny post by the lovely Anatomy of A Book Thief. Her posts are wonderful and fun to read, go give her blog a follow! So without further ado, lets get right into this tag! Also, this tag was created by Never Not Reading  thanks for creating this fun tag!! (I just realised that I’ve said the word “tag” way too many times in this paragraph)

The Sanderson Sisters – A Great Trilogy

It’s taking me so much restraint to not say The Infernal Devices (each word is a link to my reviews for each book in that series, in case your interested 🙂 ) ,you know how much I love that series. But I want to say something other than that- the Shatter Me trilogy! Though it has some typical tropes that I usually don’t like, this series really stole my heart. And also, the covers are GORGEOUS.

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Winifred Sanderson – A book with a truly evil female villain

Though I could think of more than one, I’m gonna go with the female I currently hate the most. Maeve from the Throne of Glass series trumps the list of Supreme Bitch for me. That woman- the things she did- I hate her so so so much- I WANT JUSTICE IN BOOK #7.

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Sarah Sanderson – A book that uncannily attracts children

Matilda by Roald Dahl has to take this one! I haven’t met a single person who hasn’t read this book as a kid- and loved it! The story was so unique and sweet, it’s something I don’t mind re-reading even today. Even though it’s been YEARS since it was published, I see so many kids reading it and that makes me so happy!

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Mary Sanderson – A book that’s just plain silly

Though I like John Green, I had found An Abundance of Katherines very silly. Collin dated 19 girls, all who are called Katherine? It doesn’t get sillier than that- and that’s only the beginning of the book! Yeah, that’s probably my least favourite John Green book to date.

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Max – A book that is trying really hard to be cool, but doesn’t always succeed

I’m gonna have to say the fourth book of the Maximum Ride series. Actually, all the books after the third books were really “try hard to be cool” books, and I think that failed miserably, cuz I found all the books after the third one boring. I’d loved the first three, and had been so invested in the series, so it really broke my heart when it went so utterly downhill. Plus, the covers are TERRIBLE.

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Dani – A book that isn’t afraid to tell it like it is

Again a John Green book here- Looking for Alaska. I know many people didn’t like this book, but I really really liked it, especially because it had so many realistic elements added to it. It represented college life in many ways that seem quite true to me, and was very blunt and upfront about them.

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Binx – A book series that just won’t die

I’m gonna have to say both the Shadowhunter Chronicles by Cassandra Clare and The Percy Jackson/Heroes of Olympus/Kane Chronicles/Magnus Chase/Trials of Apollo books by Rick Riordan. Though they’re not all the same series and are different series based in the same world, they all are somehow connected, making both these worlds VERY big and complicated. Not that I mind though, I’m so happy that both these authors keep writing more about those worlds, and actually are going to continue that for another few years- people can say their milking it, but I can never get enough of either of these worlds!

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(a picture from my bookshelf since I have all Cassie Clare books except the Bane Chronicles and The Shadowhunter Codex)

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(another picture from my bookshelf since I have each and every Rick Riordan book except Ship of the Dead, which is arriving this sunday)

Ice – A book with a character that’s dumb as a rock

Can I say that Tris from the Divergent series was SO SO STUPID? Every decision she made after the first book was terrible, I don’t know what went through that girl’s mind, BUT EVERYTHING SHE DID WAS SO DUMB. GROW THE HELL UP WOMAN AND BE MATURE.

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The Black Flame Candle – A book or series you wish you could resurrect

The Legend trilogy by Marie Lu! Champion ended so heartbreakingly, I NEED MORE. I NEED TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS NEXT. BRING THIS BOOK BACK TO LIFE ALREADY. IT’S NOT FAIR.

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Headless Billy Butcherson – A book that’s not so bad as people make it out to be

I don’t think the Delirium series was as bad as people make it out to be? I know so many people who dislike it and I don’t understand why- sure it had some issues, but it wasn’t THAT bad.

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Winifred Sanderson’s Spell Book – A book with a mind of it’s own

Ariadnis by Josh Martin. This book just went in a completely different direction from where the author started it. I had liked it, but I had also been confused in many parts of the book. I remember it being hooking, but it was so different from what the synopsis had indicated.

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Garry Marshall – A book with a cameo

All the Shadowhunter books and all the Rick Riordan books I’d mentioned above are interconnected, and so many characters had been mentioned again in the other series. And though this isn’t really a cameo, in the book Warcross by Marie Lu, she mentions a guy who she named Daniel Altan Wing, and though it isn’t the same guy, I screamed just because she used the name of a guy from her other series. I found that really cool for some reason.

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I’m not tagging too many people just in case you guys are behind on tags like me but feel free to do this tag if you want to!

I TAG:

Tays Infinite Thoughts

Buttons Book Reviews

Fire and Rain Books

That’s all guys! Thanks for reading!

-Rhea

Book Review- A Court of Wings and Ruin

Book- A Court of Wings and Ruin (book #3 of ACOTAR trilogy)

Author- Sarah J. Maas

Publisher- Bloomsbury Children’s books

Publication Date- May 2nd, 2017

A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3)

THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM THE FIRST TWO BOOKS IN THE SERIES. IT ALSO HAS A FEW SPOILERS FROM THIS BOOK, HOWEVER I HAVE GIVEN SPOILER ALERTS WHENEVER I MENTION ONE.

GUYS. GUYS. THE EMOTIONS. Let me start off by saying, this book does not trump ACOMAF. I don’t think any SJM book can ever be as good as ACOMAF. But it was still an action packed, fun and stressful ride. I’m not going to say I didn’t have problems with this book. I did. I didn’t agree with some things that happened. But I still think this was an epic conclusion to a series I’m utterly in love with. The intricate plot, the minor plannings which make major differences in the story, the complex and amazing characters bring together such a mind blowing finish to the series. (Though it’s not really a finish cuz there are more novellas coming out, but you know what I mean). So let’s get right into this review!

Feyre is back at the Spring Court as Tamlin’s to be wife, posing as broken and useless. In reality, the High Lady of the Night Court is an undercover spy, gathering her information against Hybren to save Prythian from falling to its doom. And she’s just as eager to wreck her vengeance at Tamlin, Ianthe, and the entire Spring Court. Preparing for war, Rhysand, Feyre, and their Inner Circle are hunting for allies- and the most powerful ones are the hardest to bring to their side. Where there are preparations to meet with the High Lords to convince them all to join the war, monsters are also being recruited to wreck havoc on Hybren. As the epic battle draws closer, setbacks and sabotages hinder the Night Court. Will all their sacrifice be enough to bring down Hybren to his knees, or will Prythian see its future plummet into a void of darkness and anguish?

What I liked:

I have very mixed emotions about the plot of this book. I didn’t realise this until I re-read it, because the first time I read the book, I’d thought the plot was outstanding. But on re-reading it, I realized that a lot of this plot was just a filler. Not to say that it didn’t keep me hooked, because it did, but even though so much happened in the first 400 pages, looking back at it, NOTHING CONSEQUENTIAL HAPPENED. Though it was interesting, many things in those first 400 pages had no point, because none of it affected the final battle. It seemed very fillerish until the final 300 pages rolled on, where big things began to happen. But I have to say, the entire beginning segment where Feyre was at the Spring Court? I LOVED IT. I loved her scheming, and I loved how she deceived Tamlin and everyone else at the spring court. It was cruel, cunning, and Tamlin totally deserved it. And what she did to Ianthe? HELL YES. The pain she inflicted. I sound so sadistic, but cmon guys, Ianthe so deserved all that pain that came her way. GO FEYRE!

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My favourite part of the book, without a doubt, were the characters and their friendships. I’m gonna do a bit of combining of some of the characters and their friendships/romances, cuz if I don’t, my review is gonna get really long. I haven’t mentioned all the characters/ships, cuz this review is actually really long and I don’t want to make it longer.

Starting with Feyre. I love her, that’s clear by now. I love her strength, her resilience, and I love the way SJM has portrayed the PTSD in this book. Because you can see that Feyre is still broken. But you can also see that she’s healing. Its slow, painful, and very believable, because it isn’t something that disappears overnight. It stays for years, and Maas did an amazing job portraying that. And Rhysand. Dear god. This man. I love him so much. He is one of my favourite characters ever. He is so complex, and he is so so pure. I love how supportive he is, how intelligent he is, how powerful he is, how hot he is, EVERYTHING. And Feyre and Rhysand’s relationship is the best. No one is dominant in this relationship. They both are equals, with a mutual unwavering respect for each other. High Lady and High Lord of the Night Court- they are one of the best couples I’ve ever read about.

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Onto Nesta. I don’t know how I feel about her. There are times when I hate her with a burning passion. She is so cruel, so mean, and she pushes people away so brutally. I hate that. But at the same time, I understand it. She’s gone through so much, how can I blame her for being bitter and savage? I’m very torn on my thoughts about her. But I do hate the way she treats Feyre. After all that Feyre did for her, I think she deserves a lot more respect than what Nesta gives her. However, I’m definitely not torn on my thoughts for Cassian. He is one attractive AF male, who is also an amazing person and who deserves every good thing in the world. And I ship Nessian SO MUCH. They’re two wild cats constantly circling each other, and I love the way they rip each other apart. That sounds scary, but it’s the only way I can put it. Their love/hate/love relationship is goals.

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Coming to Mor. I’m so mad at her. I’d loved her character until the big reveal happened. SPOILER ALERT I’m okay with Mor being lesbian. I know people are mad about that cuz they think Maas just threw that in to bring some diversity in her book. That’s not what I have a problem with- atleast she’s trying.  What I DO have a problem with is the way Mor lead Azriel on. Don’t try to tell me that’s not what she did, cuz I won’t listen. If that’s not leading on, I don’t know what is. Az loves her so much, would sacrifice anything for her, and is a frickin ANGEL, and that’s how she treats him? Az deserves SO much better, and I’m so mad that that’s the ending he got. SPOILER OVER

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I love Amren and Varian. Though this couple isn’t developed much, I ship them so so much. Another thing I love are the female friendships in this book, the bonds displayed in this book were so beautiful. And I love how strong all the females are. That plays such a huge part in this book, and that makes me so happy. All the females- Feyre, Nesta, Amren, Mor, Vassa, Viviane, they’re all so independent and strong, and ready to face any challenges in their way. WHEN THEY SHOWED DOWN ALL THOSE SMUG ARROGANT FAE MALES WHO THINK THEY’RE SUPERIOR. I loved that. MORE POWER TO YOU.

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And Tamlin. I’m confused about him. Because even though I hate everything he did, I kinda see where he’s coming from? He had the woman he loved snatched away from him by a man he considered a monster, taken to the Court of Nightmares, he was bound to think something bad would happen to her. And though what he did was utterly wrong, he thought he had been protecting her in ACOMAF. He did everything for her in the name of love, and though it was 100% wrong, I can’t help feeling bad for him. And when he got her back, she betrayed him, and her betrayal resulted in the death of so many innocents in his court- of course he was gonna hate her! So though I won’t forgive what he did to Feyre, I don’t hate him as much as I did in ACOMAF now.

Oh and can I say I’d loved the meeting of all the High Lords/High Lady, and the other people there? THAT WAS SUCH AN AWESOME MEETING. The taunting, the threats, the display of power, I’d loved all of that. And the battle had been really really action packed and insane, another part of the book I’d loved. The ending of the book is actually in my what I didn’t like section which is sad, but I’ll elaborate why.

What I didn’t like:

As I had said before, many parts in the plot had been very fillery and unnecessary. I wish Maas had cut down on those and maybe elaborated on some things she left open in the book.

And the ending. I really disliked the ending. I heard a lot of people got teary eyed over it until it had all become good again, and I don’t understand why? SPOILER ALERT Rhysand’s “death” had been written in such a hurried way that it had practically no emotional impact on me. He literally just died for four seconds. It didn’t do anything to me, which is saying a lot, cuz I ADORE Rhys. And when he brought Amren back with him? That was so dumb.

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Even in death, Rhys can save the day? This was WAR. A MASSIVE WAR. But there were no sacrifices. At least, no major ones. How can all the good guys survive a war that was at that scale? I feel if Amren had died/gone away, and stayed that way, the book would’ve been more emotional. I wouldn’t have been able to tolerate Rhysand’s death, but SOMEONE should’ve died. It would’ve made the book more layered, cuz you don’t get only happy endings in a war. Sacrifices have to be made. It would’ve pained me to see a character I love die, but I think it would’ve made the book a bit better. SPOILER OVER

Rating:

4 on 5 stars. Not a let down in any way, but there were definitely things I wish ahd been executed better. I would still recommend this book to everyone, though it seems like I didn’t enjoy many things, I did actually love this book and think it was a great conclusion to this series.

Thanks for reading guys!

-Rhea

End of Summer Book Tag!

Hey guys!! First off, I want to thank all of you for being there for me last week. If you’ve read my previous post, you know I’ve been going through a bit of a hard time, and had been kinda sad, but writing about it made me feel so much better. And what helped me the most was all the support and encouragement you guys gave me. Your advice was so helpful and sweet, and I really feel much better now, so thank you all sooooo much!!! ❤ ❤

I was tagged for this by Inkgirl Reads– and omg! it’s already the end of summer! I didn’t even realise it, but 2018 is so close now! This is a super fun tag, so lets get right into it!

What was your Favorite Book this Summer?

This is already hard, because I read many impressive books this summer. I think I’ll go with Lord of Shadows- I SIMULTANEOUSLY ADORED AND HATED THE BOOK. Anyone who has read the book will understand what I mean by that. I loved it. So so much. ❤ My long and fangirly review on it is right here.

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What was your Least Favorite Book this Summer?

I’ve actually had a great year for reading- I haven’t read a single book I hated! There have been some things I disliked about some books, but overall, I enjoyed everything I read. If I had to pick one though, it would be Half Bad by Sally Green. I did enjoy it, but I’d also had some problems with the pace and some things that were said in the book. Even then, it had been a great read!

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What Book Did you wish You had read this Summer?

Oh God, I’d had such a long TBR, so there are so many books I wish I’d read this summer! I wish I’d read One of Us is Lying by Karen M McManus- I’d heard such amazing things about the book but didn’t get the chance to pick it up! It’s on my TBR for November though, so hopefully I’ll get to it then!

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What was your Favorite Classic you read this summer?(If you didn’t read one this summer than in general.)

I didn’t read any new classics this summer, but I did re-read Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. I absolutely love that book, and any number of re-reads isn’t enough for it. I had planned to read To Kill a Mocking Bird and even bought it, but somehow, I haven’t gotten around to reading it.

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Did you stray into a different genre and pick up a new and exciting book?

I actually picked up a non fiction in the summer! I read How To Be A Bawse by Lilly Singh (a.k.a Superwoman). She is my favourite youtuber, so I had totally wanted to give her book a try. I’d actually really enjoyed it- the mix of motivation and inspiration with humor made her book quite a success with me!

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What was your favorite movie adaptation this summer?

The only movie adaptations I watched were City of Bones (I disliked the movie quite a lot) and The Perks of Being A Wallflower (I haven’t read the book). I did however watch the T.V show adaptation for Thirteen Reasons Why, and I loved it. It was deep, horrifying, but very interesting, and I’m super excited for season 2!

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What was your favorite new release book?

I want to say Warcross, but that didn’t release in the summer. I want to say Lord of Shadows, but people will kill me if I name another Cassandra Clare book. So I will go with A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas! I’m yet to write the review, (I’m really behind, I know, but I promise it’s coming real soon!) but I’d really loved this book!!

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I’m not tagging anyone officially, cuz I’m super behind on my tags and have loads of them coming up, so I’ll be tagging many people there and I don’t want to be annoying. But if you’re interested in doing it- then I tag YOU! You can link back to me if you want so I can read your answers! Thanks for reading!

-Rhea

 

The Book Courtship Tag!

Hello readers! I’d been tagged to do this fun post by The Many Lives Of Aria the Blue Fairy a few weeks ago, and I’ve finally gotten around to doing it! Go check out her blog guys, Aria has great book reviews and super fun tags over there!

Let’s get right into the tag!

PHASE 1: Initial Attraction [A book you bought because of the cover]

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Teardrop by Lauren Kate was a book I bought because of the GORGEOUS cover. As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to have it. Safe to say, I learnt my lesson on not judging books by their cover after that. The book was pathetic. 100% pathetic and stupid. DO NOT BUY THE BOOK . (unless you’re like me and just want the beautiful cover)

PHASE 2: First Impressions [A book you got because of the summary]

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I’d seen An Ember in the Ashes on Goodreads and had really really liked the summary. It seemed very intriguing and in some ways reflecting reality. It also didn’t hurt that the cover is very pretty. I ended up buying, and LOVING the book. An amazing dystopian novel, I enjoyed it so so much!!

PHASE 3: Sweet Talk [A book with great writing]

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Oh dear lord this book had such magical and beautiful and ethereal and enchanting and spell binding and every other synonym for magical. IT’S AMAZING. My super fangirly review on it is basically full of these sparkly words but the book deserves it cuz the writing is AMAZING.

PHASE 4: First Date [A first book that made you want to read the next book in the series]

AHHH THERE ARE SO MANY WHY WOULD YOU DO THIS TO ME?? The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, Percy Jackson, Throne of Glass, Legend, Cinder, Red Queen, I’M SORRY BUT I CAN’T STOP. THE LIST GOES ON AND ON.

PHASE 5: Late Night Phone calls [A book that kept you up at night]

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Lady Midnight had kept me up all night reading. I remember I’d started the book at six in the evening and had been done with it by three in the morning. I’d also been sleep deprived and grumpy and had had swollen eyes, but it was TOTALLY worth it. I’d been hooked right from the first word, and I REGRET NOTHING.

PHASE 6: Always on my mind [A book you can’t stop thinking about]

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Currently, I cannot stop thinking about Warcross. That book is constantly and perpetually always in my head and I am always thinking about the sequel and the plot twist and my new obsession Hideo Tanaka. I love that boy, and I love that book and I LOVE MARIE LU AND I CANNOT GET ENOUGH.

PHASE 7: Getting Physical [A book you love the way it feels]

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I love how The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan feels?? The book has a really idk cool cover, and I really love running my fingers over the cover and over the raised parts of the words. Idk it’s kinda weird.

PHASE 8: Meet the Parents [A book you would always recommend]

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I feel like someone will kill me if I say The Infernal Devices again so I wont say it. I would always recommend Legend by Marie Lu- wonderful plot, amazing characters, shocking plot twists- it’s a must read for every single bookworm.

PHASE 9: Thinking about the Future [A book or series you would reread many times in the future]

I think once the entire series of Warcross releases, I’ll be rereading it many many times. I’ve already read Warcross three times, and I’m not bored at all, so another hundred rereads dont seem very far fetched to me.

I TAG:

Inkgirl Reads

The Readers Bay

shut up I’m reading

Thanks for reading guys!

-Rhea

Book Review- Clockwork Princess

Book- Clockwork Princess (Book #3 of The Infernal Devices)

Author- Cassandra Clare

Publisher- Walker Books Ltd

Publication Date- September 5th 2013

Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3)

GUESS WHO’S BACK GUYS. DID YA MISS ME?? DID YA??? DID YA?!?!?! I MISSED YOU ALL SO MUCH. NOT BLOGGING FOR EIGHT DAYS?! IT SEEMS LIKE IT’S BEEN ETERNITY. I’M SO NOT USED TO ELECTRONIC DEVICES RIGHT NOW IT’S TAKING ME AGES TO GET USED TO TYPING AGAIN.

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For those who don’t know where I had disappeared, I’d gone camping with my school to Thailand for a week! AND OH GOD IT WAS AMAZING. I was considering writing an entire post about my week and the travel and adventures, but I didn’t want to bore you guys so I decided not to. But coming back to the blogging world-  I wanted to celebrate my coming back with a review on my most favouritestestest book ever. Behold the beauty of-

The Clockwork Princess. *harmonious screaming begins. Angels can be heard singing in heaven. Mothers weep at the sight of the book. Lights from heaven fall on the book and make it shine in its eternal glory*

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What you can expect and should brace yourself for in this review- excessive fangirling every two words. Screaming about every little thing possible. Tons and tons of gifs. A constant screaming and fangirling over my husband Will Herondale. Rivers of uncontrollable tears and strings of incoherent sentences which are filled with hicupping sobs and praises of the beauty of the book. BECAUSE DEAR LORD THIS BOOK DESERVES EVERY ONE OF THESE THINGS IN INFINITE QUANTITIES. I WILL GO ON RAVING ABOUT THIS BOOK FOREVER. THE EMOTIONS THIS BOOK FILLS ME WITH.

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Okay, I’m calm now. For a few seconds. Lemme start with the review.

The Infernal Devices are without pity.
The Infernal Devices are without regret.
The Infernal Devices are without number.
The Infernal Devices will never stop coming.

Shadows and monsters are steadily surrounding the London Institute, and it’s up to the shadowhunters and Tessa to stop them. Mortmain is gathering his dark forces, and every second wasted brings his plan to destroy shadowhunters closer to reality. The one last thing he needs to fulfill his plans? Tessa Gray. The London Institute shadowhunters are desperate to find Mortmain before he finds Tessa, but when the Consul of the Clave turns on them, they’re left helpless.  And moreover, things at the Institute ate getting worse for the shadowhunters. Jem’s worsening condition leave Tessa and Jem racing against the clock of his life to get married, but at the same time, Tessa’s deep bond with Will refuses to fade, leaving Tessa impossibly torn. But when Mortmain abducts Tessa, Will and Jem, the two boys with equal claim on Tessa’s heart, will do anything to save her. Trapped in the evil clutches of Mortmain and his automatons, Tessa realises that only one person can save her- Tessa herself. But can a single girl, even one who can command the power of angels, face down an entire army? Dangers and sacrifice, loss and betrayal, and secrets and enchantments intertwine as the Shadowhunters are pushed to their limits in the breathtaking conclusion to the trilogy.

What I liked:

Y’all know I love everything about this book. You know I could talk about it for hours and days and still not have talked about it enough. Lets start with the plot. THE PLOT. DEAR LORD THE PLOT. This was definitely the best book in the series. Event after event, action, suspense, big dramatic revelations, tidal waves of coursing emotion- this book was overwhelmingly beautifully beautiful. Honestly every time I think of this book, I kinda go mentally unstable- writing this review was SO FREAKIN HARD BECAUSE MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK ARE BASICALLY LOTS OF SCREAMING AND BLUBBERING AND SOBS. Clare packed this book with action and wit and humor and sass, and through the book, I was screaming, laughing, screeching, crying my eyes out, awwww’ing, bawling, sniffling, throwing things, etc etc. The writing was beautiful. SO BLOODY BEAUTIFUL. The way relationships, bonds, and emotions were written about in this book were so heartfelt and touching. Just no. No I cannot. OHMIGOSH JUST READ THE BOOK TO UNDERSTAND MY UN-UNDERSTANDABLE FEELINGS.

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The characters. Tessa. WOW. Her development from the first book to now is un-freakin-believable. She started off as an intelligent but slightly dull character. Now? She’s an amazingly mature, intelligent, witty, and strong AF character who is one of my favourites ever. Some people don’t like her for the fact that she fell for two guys and was still obviously in love with SPOILER Will even when she was engaged to Jem SPOILER OVER, but I feel like the love triangle was written in a way which still managed to preserve the beauty in both the relationships without ruining either. Tessa is really a wonderful character and one who I really enjoyed reading about in this series.

Will. Oh Will. Every time I think of the series: WillWillWillWillWillWillWillWillWillWillWillWillWill chant starts infinitely in my head. Oh my sweet, tortured, cursed, snarky, innocent little dumpling who deserves all the love in the world. I FELT SO BAD FOR HIM THE ENTIRE TIME CUZ OF DUN DUN DUN. HE NEEDS MY LOVE I JUST WANT TO GIVE HIM A BONE CRUSHING HUG AND THEN MARRY HIM AND SHOWER HIM WITH AFFECTION FOREVER.

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AND WHY IS HE SO GORGEOUS AND ATTRACTIVE. THOSE MESMERIZING BLUE EYES. I COULD DROWN IN THEM BLACK HAIR. SNARKY SMILE. DEEP RAW PAIN. DEAR LORD I AM DYING. I CANNOT GET ENOUGH OF THIS GUY. KILL ME NOW.

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AND HE’S JUST SUCH AN AMAZING PERSON. SACRIFICING, GENUINELY GOOD, FUNNY, AND HE LOVES WITH ALL HIS HEART AND OH I JUST- JUST-

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I’ll talk about the other characters briefly cuz I love all of them and if I had to talk about everyone I’d have to write a separate book. I adore Jem. His condition was breaking my heart into pieces. I was slowly crumbling and dying inside. Why is he such a good human? WHY? The problem with loving both the guys so much is that you know you’re gonna get loads of heartbreak. Jem is an absolute pure angel who has to be protected from all things in the world because that’s how pure he is. I loved the Lightworms  Lightwoods. They were hilarious and funny and Gabriel’s and Will’s arguments ended with me laughing till my sides ached. Charlotte and Henry are OTP and I ship them so so much. Sophie and Cecily are two badass females who could rule the world if they wanted to. I LOVE ALL THE CHARACTERS IN THIS BOOK DAMMIT.

The parabatai bond. It’s so touching. Sure, I’m the world’s biggest Wessa shipper. But I ship Jem and Will’s friendship even more. SO BEAUTIFUL. The love between the two boys is something Tessa could never come in between, and there were SO MANY scenes in which I was bawling my heart out and had oceans of tears streaming down my face. It’s unbreakable and just something so bright and strong. There was one Will and Jem part which really cleaved my heart. It was so so painful to read about and my heart was really aching when I finished it. Oh god I love them so much. The romance between Wessa. The number of times I’ve used heartache in this review is insane but I’ve just run out of other words. It’s just so agonizingly beautiful and perfect. Exactly the same for Jem and Tessa. Whoever you ship, it doesn’t matter. You’re gonna cry no matter what.The love triangle ended in a way that was just so perfect and unique. It ended in a way that left everyone satisfied and was just so perfect you know? It preserved everyone’s honour and was written with so much respect and kindness. Basically:
If you’re a Jill shipper, you’ll cry.
If you’re a Jessa shipper, you’ll cry.
If you’re a Wessa shipper, you’ll cry.
If you’re a Herongraystairs shipper, you will definitely cry.

Either way, you’re f*cked.

The ending. I don’t think I’ve ever cried this much at the end of a book. The heart-wrenchingly perfect last 80 pages of the book mingled with the fact that the series is over was enough to keep me crying for days after I finished the book. This is something which will stay with you much much MUCH after you finish the series- the book is unforgettable in all the best ways possible. BUT SWEET JESUS I CRIED SO MUCH AT THE END. I WAS WAILING AND SCREAMING AND SCREECHING AND SHOUTING AND DIDN’T RECOVER FOR AGES. FOR DAYS AFTER THE BOOK, I WENT AROUND LIKE A ZOMBIE.

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Just read the book. Just do it. It will be the best decision of your life. JUST PLS GO READ IT NOW. RIGHT. NOW.

What I didn’t like:

*no comments*

Rating:

A million on five stars. I’ve said it a million times in the review: JUST GO READ THE BOOK.

Have you read this series? What did you think? How much did you cry? Let’s chat!

Thanks for reading guys!!

-Rhea

Book Review- Warcross

Book- Warcross (#1 of Warcross)

Author- Marie Lu

Publisher- G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

Publication Date- September 12th, 2017

Warcross (Warcross, #1)

Give me a minute. Before I start being all professional and telling you the goods and the non-existent bads about the book, give me a moment to be a crazy 15 year old fangirl. AFDJWEFNHBGFNEJN THIS BOOK WAS AMAZING OH MY GOSH IF THIS IS WHAT SCI-FI IS LIKE THEN WHY DIDN’T I READ MORE OF IT BEFORE OMG SOMEONE HAND ME THE NEXT BOOK NOW PLS. Okay, now I’m composed. And calm. Kinda. Not. I loved this book. Marie Lu is a genius storyteller, cuz she’s just made me fall in love with a genre I usually don’t read. ALL HAIL QUEEN MARIE. Fast paced, action pack, thrilling, and such a FANTASTIC read, I can go on about it forever. Damnnnn this was one heck of a book. I’ll put of the fangirling for a bit- let’s get into this review.

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Warcross- it isn’t just a game, it’s a way of life. A virtual reality game that swept and changed the world 10 years ago, Warcross has a fan base all over the world, but where there are millions who love the game, there are some who hate it too. Teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, and tracks down people who bet on the game illegally. The job is dangerous, and the pay not much, and Emika struggles to meet ends. In desperate need for cash, Emika decides to take the biggest risk of her life- she hacks into the International Warcross Championships- only to end up glitching herself and being exposed to the millions watching Warcross. Dreading the arrest she’s sure is coming her way, Emika is shocked to receive a phone call from the game’s creator, and her celebrity crush- Hideo Tanaka, who proposes her an offer she could never resist. Hideo needs a spy on the inside of the tournament to uncover a security problem, and he wants Emika for the job. An undercover spy in the championship’s most loved team, mika is pulled into a world of fame and money- a world she’d never even dreamt off, but behind all that fame and wealth lies an ugly and sinister plot that could bring the entire world of Warcross down- and it’s up to Emika to stop it. As she spirals deeper into a dangerous plot, Emika finds herself falling for Hideo. But will the romance survive the dangers of the virtual world? And will the virtual world survive the hackers that threaten to destroy it forever?

What I liked:

E.V.E.R.Y.T.H.I.N.G. Honestly, Marie Lu can write anything. Sci-fi, fantasy, dystopian, literally everything. But let’s start with talking about the world building. It was out-bloody-standing. I mean if you look at it, the book was just based in two places- New York and Japan. But because of the entire VR stuff, everything became so much more layered. I could imagine both clearly- the world in virtual reality, and the normal world as well. Lu has crafted this dimension with a lot of detail, and there’s nothing in this book you can’t visualise.

The plot was so different from Lu’s typical writing! And the story of this book was so refreshing. A futuristic book which is driven on virtual reality, with a main character who is a hacker? DOES IT GET BETTER? I loved that even the virtual world had the normal world, and an underworld where all the crimes and illegal stuff takes place. Nothing about this book was slow or boring- things happened one after another and constantly had me on the edge of my seat.

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True story- I started this book Friday evening with the intention of only reading 50 pages, cuz I had TONS of homework to do. But every chapter was so gripping and so action packed, I just kept saying “Just one more chapter! I’ll definitely stop after one more!” to myself and finished the entire book. Needless to say, I barely got any homework done that day. The plot was actually pretty simple. The Warcross Championship was basically like a game of Capture the Flag, but the way Lu wrote about it- the speed, the action, the stuff blowing up- holy hell it was great. It all seems so simple, but the way it’s put down gives it so much more complexity and the “wow” factor. I also loved the fact that there were characters from all parts of the world- everyone gets to be represented!!

The characters- Emika has just brought herself up to one of my favourite characters ever. The badass girl with rainbow hair and tattoos is frickin amazing. She has a tragic past, which is actually a BELIEVABLE tragic past, but that hasn’t put a damper on her awesomeness. The fact that she’s a bounty hunter and a hacker and is super smart makes her so so cool. And can I fangirl about the rainbow hair again? There’s a girl who doesn’t give a damn about what the world thinks- she’s gonna do what she wants to do. We don’t just talk about her being tough and talented- she PROVES that she’s tough and talented- and is ready to make decisions that can put her in danger. Unbelievably intelligent and very upfront, I adoreeeeee Emika. MORE POWER TO HER.

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Hideo. Hideo. Hideo. Give me more Hideo. I’m in love with Hideo. He’s the smart boy, who is also super attractive. THE BOY OF MY DREAMS. He created the world’s most famous game at the age of THIRTEEN?? I was still figuring out how to add without using my fingers when I was 13! I STILL COUNT ON MY FINGERS. And oh damn, he is so smoulderingly hot. I wouldn’t call him broody, but I wouldn’t call him non broody either. And his subtle sarcasm and humor is the best thing ever. Oh and he’s a billionaire. I’m not money obsessed or anything, but billionaire who’s hot AF sure sounds good to me. He’s a complex guy, and has a tragic past as well, and has a lot of secrets, and yaaaa he’s complicated. I LOVE HIM THO. *SWOONS*. *HEART EMOJIS IN MY EYES*. *NEW BOOK BOYFRIEND*. The secondary characters and the villain were pretty awesome as well. Zero is such a great villain. Sinister, dark, mysterious, and so creepy, he’s such an amazing villain. I LOVE THIS. I won’t talk about all the side characters cuz there are way too many, but let’s just say I love them all.

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The romance. O-la-la. (I can’t believe I just said that) HOT DAMN. CALL THE FIRE BRIGADE SOMEONE. THESE TWO ARE SETTING THE PLACE ON FIRE. Emika’s crush on Hideo was totally justified, I would have been head over heels for him too. The romance is not exactly “cute”, though there are parts which make me squeal. The romance developed on just the right pace, not too slow or fast, and was kept interesting the entire time. No sap, no clicheness, only plain awesome. HELL YEAH. It didn’t overshadow the plot either, which is something I loved. It was there- but the plot was definitely more important.

The ending. THE PLOT TWIST GUYS. There were two plot twists, one which I’d called much earlier, but that didn’t affect my opinion on the book in the slightest. The other one- DAMN SON I HAD NOT GUESSED THAT. The motives, the reasons, everything was so well thought out and planned so well. I cannot wait for the next book to come out! I WANT IT NOW. PLS. GIVE IT TO ME. I HAVE TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS NEXT. THE EXCITEMENT CANNOT BE CONTAINED.

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What I didn’t like:

EW WHY DOES THIS SECTION EXIST. SO UNECCESSARY. NOTHING IN HERE TO LOOK AT, THE BOOK WAS AMAZING.

Rating:

5 on 5 stars. If you like sci-fi, read it. If you don’t like sci-fi, read it. If you like fantasy, take a break from it and read this. BASICALLY JUST READ THIS GUYZZ. IT DESERVES ALL THE LOVE.

Did you read this book? What did you think? Let’s chat! Thanks for reading guys!

-Rhea

Fall Book Tag!

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Hello readers! I was tagged for this by the wonderful Kyera from Kyera’s Library. Be sure to check out her blog for some great reviews and fun weekly memes. And credit to the lovely Shanah (Bionic Book Worm) who created this fun tag!!

The rules:

  • Please link back to me, Bionic Book Worm, as the creator of this tag!! I want to see your answers!!
  • Use the graphics – if you want
  • Have fun!

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Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahren

I really enjoyed Lyrebird, and thought it was really different from books I typically read!

I feel like someone’s gonna murder me if I say Clockwork Princess again, so I decided to pick something else.

Champion by Marie Lu

I absolutely loved this book!!!!! I adoreddddd it!! The ending broke my heart, but oh well, nothing new about that. THIS BOOK WAS SO AMAZING OMG I CANNOT.

The Zoya Factor by Anuja Chauhan

This is one of the cutest, fuzziest books I’ve ever read. I read it whenever I want to smile and laugh, though the couple in this book are so cute I just end up feeling sad about being single.

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

CAN WE ALL TAKE A MOMENT TO APPRECIATE THIS BEAUTIFUL COVER. JUST. OMG JUST. SO BEAUTIFUL. I bought it only the day before, and plan on reading it as soon as I can bring myself to stop staring at the cover!

Warcross by Marie Lu

I JUST FINISHED THIS BOOK TODAY. AND OMG. OMG IT WAS SO GOOD. FAST PACED AND NON STOP ACTION. I LOVED IT. I think I’m gonna review it tomorrow, CUZ DAMN I HAVE SO MUCH TO TALK ABOUT.

Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas

One of my relatives is bringing me this book from India in a few days, and I’m SO SO SO excited to read it!! I loveeeee Sarah J. Maas, and I’ve been waiting for this book eagerly the entire year!!

I NOMINATE:

Kristin Kraves Books

The Many Lives of Aria the Blue Fairy

Chelles Book Ramblings

Books In Need

That’s all guys! Thanks for reading!

-Rhea

Q and A with the Pizza Queen where she attempts to sound smart and cool but actually fails miserably

Hello readers! Yes, I’ve been inactive. I know. I’m sorry. But school is slowly (actually pretty quickly) sucking out my soul and making me spiral into an oblivion of darkness. (Okay what am I even saying I don’t make any sense) So as some of you might know, I reached 200 followers a week back (THANKYOU ALL) You can read my huge thank you post here. In that post, I was also debating on doing a Q and A, and finally said that if I get enough questions, I’ll do it! Well…I got enough questions!!! Thank you guys for giving me questions to answer, ily all!! So without boring you with my annoying talk, LET’S DO THIS!

1. What was the worst school year you’ve been through so far? (Bayance)

Ooooh this is a good question. Actually looking at it, I’ve never really had a TERRIBLE school year. Sure, I’ve had ups and downs in al my years, but no year has been particularly bad. I’ll say grade 8 for this. Basically, class 8 was a year which had an ocean of drama, and somehow, I was right in the middle of it. I’m a very introverted person and like to keep to myself- I hate my private life going public, and that’s exactly what happened in grade 8. There was a lot of guy drama and I was the talk of the town for that year. Not in a bad way (I think), but still. Good or bad, I don’t like my personal life being talked about. I absolutely hated it, and was really annoyed with the whispers and side glances that followed me everywhere. But it all ended by grade 9, so I guess it’s okay.

2. What are your 2 all-time favorite book and why? (Plot Monster)

I cannot tell you how hard this question is. I CANNOT CHOOSE. This took such immense life decision making on my part. One book i had to name is Clockwork Princess. You all know how much I adore Cassandra Clare and everything she writes, and Clockwork Princess is and will always be one of the most beautiful, intricate, emotional, and touching books I’ve read. My other favourite book is Lord of Shadows, yet again by Cassandra Clare. (surprise, surprise!) I can’t find the words to describe it, so if you want to read an entire fangirly and lengthy review on it, you can click here.       .  Lord_of_Shadows_book_cover .  

3. WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR BLOGGING SECRETS? 4. WHEN DID YOU THINK “HMMMM I SHOULD START A BLOG!”? 5. WHAT’S LIKE.. YOUR FAVOURITE THING ABOUT BLOGGING? (all of these questions are from my favourite blogger friend ever, the Cake Empress, the wonderfully wonderful Luuuuuu!!!! Go follow her wonderful wonderful blog It’s Lu Again for the best and funniest reviews ever!)

3. Some of my blogging secrets…well they’re not gonna be secrets after this anymore are they? Well one weird thing I do before I blog is I clean the screen of my laptop? Like I clean it reallyyyy well, and only when it’s absolutely spotless do I sit down to write my post. Also, I always re-read my books before writing a review on them- I like to have all my thoughts about the book fresh in my head.

4. I decided to get into this whole blogging thing this May! I had a four month long summer break, and was basically annoying the hell out of my mom. Exasperated and tired, she gave me an amazing idea to get rid of me- BLOGGING! As soon as I heard that idea, I was all for it. Ranting and raving about books and hearing myself fangirl about books forever? HELL YEAH! Fangirling over books with other people? DOUBLE HELL YEAH!

5. My favourite thing about blogging is talking to all you other wonderful book bloggers about books! I love to hear your opinions on books i read, and I love getting more books onto my TBR. But another thing I really love about blogging is to be able to put my love for books and reading into coherent sentences and words. Blogging makes my writing and my critical thinking so much better, and even makes me feel smarter in english class, which makes it really awesome. 😉

6. What’s the nicest thing anyone’s ever done for you? (anxiouswriter)

Am I a horrible person if I suddenly can’t remember anything nice people have done for me? I’m gonna say organise a surprise party for me when I was leaving India. A group of my school friends organised this get together for me a few days before I left India- some got me the sweetest posters with all our inside jokes written on them, some brought cake, and some just brought me massive hugs. This, for me, was one of the sweetest things someone has ever done for me!!

7. what series or standalone would you love to have multiple editions of? (Charlotte)

I would love to have all the editions of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices. All the editions for both these series are so unbelievably gorgeous- I tear up whenever I see them. If they weren’t as expensive as they are, I would buy all the editions in quantities from which I could build an entire house out of them and live there- yes, that’s how much I love Cassandra Clare.

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8. Favourite book featuring food (as it’s the most important) (dragonwaffles…another one of my favvvvv blogger friends!! <3)

I’m a horrible Pizza Queen, I couldn’t think of a book in which food is superrr important. But I loved America in The Selection, especially in the first book when she admitted to only being a part of the competition for the food. Cuz gurlll do I agree with her. She’s such a foodie, and food’s actually pretty important in this series, so I’m just gonna say The Selection!!

That’s all for today! Thank you so much all of you for submitting in those questions, I had so much fun answering them!! If anyone has any other questions, feel free to ask me in the comments below! Thanks for reading!!

-Rhea

200 FOLLOWERS?!?!? FREE PIZZA TO EVERYONE

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WHAT EVEN? DOES LIFE GET BETTER THAN THIS?!? It was literally just a month ago that I’d posted a celebration post for 100 followers, and I’m on 200 ALREADY?! HOLY CHEESE AND OLIVE TOPPINGS ON PIZZA. GUYS. THANK YOU. SO. SO. MUCH. I CANNOT THANK YOU PEOPLE ENOUGH.

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I’d actually not planned on doing a 200 follower post thing, cuz I thought that could get wayy too much if I kept doing this for every 100 followers, but idk I WAS JUST SO INSANELY HAPPY. Plus, it’s my birthday on the 21st, so it kinda felt like an early birthday present. AND ALSO I’M JUST SO SURPRISED AT HOW QUICK MY BLOG SEEMS TO BE GROWING?? I hadn’t really thought I would get followers at all, I just wanted a place where I could hear myself rave about books and could basically hear myself talk even more than usual, but when amazing people like you started commenting and chatting with me on my posts, I was suddenly enlightened- what’s even better than hearing yourself talk about books? TALKING TO OTHER PEOPLE ABOUT BOOKS.

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Blogging has become one of the most fun things in my life, SO THANKYOU ALL SO MUCH FOR MAKING IT THIS FUN FOR ME. Every like, comment, even just a view I get on my blog makes me sooooooo happy!!! FREE PIZZA FOR ALL OF YOU. IF I PERSONALLY KNEW YOU GUYS, I’D BE HANDING OUT BOXES OF PIZZA RIGHT NOW.

I kinda want to do a Q and A but I still feel like I’m too new to do that? But at the same time I realllyyyy want to! So idk, comment down some questions for me- they can be anything, they don’t even have to be related to blogging- you can ask me which color nailpolish do I apply on my toes and I promise I will answer. If I get enough questions, then TA-DA!!! I’ll do the Q/A. If not, I’ll just answer your questions down below or save them for the future.

That’s all for today, I just wanted to send out a thankyou and a massiveeeeeeeee hug to all of you for supporting me and encouraging me and motivating me and basically doing everything awesome in my life. I LOVE YOU GUYS AS MUCH AS PIZZA. (i think) 

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So comment down those questions for me- literally anything under the sun, and I’ll answer them all! Thanks for reading!!! Ily all <3333333

-Rhea