New Year, New You?

HAPPY NEW YEAR XD

 

I hope everyone had a safe new year!

 

 

Let's talk reading challenge :)

 

My 2016 Goodreads challenge! I had a goal of 300!

 

 

I would say I nailed it!

I am a bit sad thou, at the beginning of November, I was on track to do 600 but a slump hit me crazy hard. Oh well. 

 

 

 

2017 Challenge!

 

This year I want to focus on some other things besides reading, but you know me, I can't not read so here's is my goal for 2017!

 

 

Did you complete your 2016 goal?! What did you set your 2016 goal at?!




How I Read So Much: Part 1

I am asked so many times how i read as much as i read.

 

So here i am giving away my secrets ;)

(i doubt they will impress anyone thou)

 

In Part 1 i will share: Where i get my books!

 

 

Ready for crazy secret #1!?

 

I only own about 10 books!

Total.

That's it.

10

Maybe 12 but that's a high estimate

 

Crazy right. So now you're thinking, wait how do you read 500+ books then!?

 

LIBRARIES BABYYYYY

 

 

Where i live, we have a county library system

 

 

Which has 5 different branches, so that's a ton of copies of books. I put holds on ones from across the county and they bring it to the one by my house. They have pretty much every book i ever want to read, thou it takes about a month from the release date til they get it in, so that stinks.

 

 

 

Then the city i live in has it's own library as well!

 

 

The city library is more of a local hang out, it's right by the high school, so no one really goes there to get books, but they make so much off their snack bar that they get all the new releases like within a week of the release date and no hold lines since no one reads there.

 

 

 

And to top that, both use apps for e-books/audio!

 

County library uses:

where i get 6 loans for e-books/audio books each month

 

and

where i have unlimited loans for kindle/audio books

 

and

 

which has unlimited e-book loans

 

 

City library uses:

 

Which i get 8 loans each month

 

and

 

which has unlimited audio book loans.

 

 

I also receive ARCs from NetGalley and receive digital copies of books from winning my book club's challenge each month.

 

 

 

So that's it in a nutshell of where i get all the books i read!

 

Did that impress you?!

 




I can not wait for this to come out!




Review: Every Crooked Nanny!

Every Crooked Nanny - Kathy Hogan Trocheck

Basic Info

Format:
Kindle/Audio
Pages/Length: n/a
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Reason For Reading: Challenge

At A Glance

Love Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?:
No
Cliff Hanger: No
Triggers: n/a
Rating: 3.5 stars

Score Sheet
All out of ten


Cover: 7
Plot: 7
Characters: 8
World Building: 8
Flow: 8
Series Congruity: n/a
Writing: 7
Ending: 8

Total: 7

In Depth

Best Part:
Miss Inez!
Worst Part: Quick!
Thoughts Had: Yes flufffffffff

Conclusion

Continuing the Series:
Yes
Recommending: Yes

Short Review: Oh cozy mystery. First, Edna, my favorite character for sure, she "accidentally" does a lot of things i like! I liked the MC, bit of a wimp at first, but you grow to like her and she grows as well. I am eager to see how the mass turns out. The ending... i saw it coming, but i didn't see how deep it was going to be. Everyone got their karma in the end, which i always like. Norma Jean is a riot, "You know i like my mt dew with breakfast". I like the hint of romance between the MC and Rufus' owner! The ending was a bit too quick for me, she really ramped up the mystery, then just cleaned it up quick.

Misc.

Book Boyfriend: Pass.
Best Friend Material: Edna!




Review: The Luxe!

The Luxe - Anna Godbersen

Basic Info

Format:
Audio
Pages/Length: 11hrs
Genre: Young Adult; Historical Fiction
Reason For Reading: Re reading to finish series

At A Glance

Love Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?:
Love hexagon!
Cliff Hanger: Yes
Triggers: n/a
Rating: 3.5 stars

Score Sheet
All out of ten


Cover: 8
Plot: 7
Characters: 5
World Building: 6
Flow: 6
Series Congruity: n/a
Writing: 7
Ending: 7

Total: 7

In Depth

Best Part:
Twists!
Worst Part: Douches
Thoughts Had: yah i don't like you! or you, or you, or you

Conclusion

Continuing the Series:
Yes
Recommending: Sure

Short Review: I forgot how much i hate almost every character in this book. i like it thou because i can yell at them and feel better about my life since i'm not as big of a bitch as they are. First we have the MC, Elizabeth, self entitled little B. Forced into an engagement, she does take it well, but cries about her "lover" William too much, he left, asked you to come, you refused, you lost the right to cry. Second, we have the MC's best friend, Penelope. Probably the worse of the lot. She pretty much wants to ruin Elizabeth after finding out her "boyfriend" is who Elizabeth is engaged to. Maybe she should be more focused on how much of a drunk/whore your "boyfriend" is instead. Fourth we have the MC's sister, Dana. Doesn't give a shit about anything, and sneaks out to meet with her sister's fiancee. Classy. Fifth, we have Henry the fiancee, whore, drunk, has a gambling problem, all around douche. Last we have this maid girl Lana, who is upset because she couldn't force Will to love her and wants to ruin Elizabeth as well. Fun stuff all around. The ending, it's hard to say who did it, but everyone has a motive so....

Misc.

Book Boyfriend: PASS
Best Friend Material: PASS




Review: The Murder Complex!

The Murder Complex - Lindsay Cummings

Basic Info

Format:
PDF file

Pages/Length: n/a

Genre: Young Adult; Dystopia

Reason For Reading: Plot

 

At A Glance

Love Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?:
Small insta

Cliff Hanger: yes

Triggers: n/a

Rating: 3 stars

 

Score Sheet
All out of ten

 

Cover: 7

Plot: 6

Characters: 7

World Building: 4

Flow: 6

Series Congruity: n/a

Writing: 7

Ending: 6

 

Total: 7

 

In Dept

Best Part:
Gore

Worst Part: Confusing...

Thoughts Had: Of course it's that!

 

Conclusion

Continuing the Series:
Yes

Recommending: Yes

 

Short Review: The plot was interesting. The tiny twist thou, was annoying! (view spoiler) The Boy MC (i can not spell his name) was boring, i didn't like his POV and skimmed some of his parts, boringgggg. The Girl MC, i loved her, very badass, very strong! I don't really understand a good amount of the world building they did thou, like the things that killed at night? Was that them?! I was so confused there... It does have a very Divergent feel to it thou. Then the ending, how cliche. No.

 

Misc.

 

Book Boyfriend: no

Best Friend Material: Girl MC




Review: Please Ignore Vera Dietz!

Please Ignore Vera Dietz - A. S. King

 

 

Basic Info

Format:
 Audio

Pages/Length: Around 6hrs

Genre: Young Adult

Reason For Reading: Cover!

 

At A Glance

Love Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?:
 No

Cliff Hanger: No

Triggers: Domestic violence.

Rating: 3.5 stars

 

Score Sheet
All out of ten

 

Cover: 8

Plot: 7

Characters: 7

World Building: 7

Flow: 8

Series Congruity: n/a

Writing: 7

Ending: 7

 

Total: 7

 

In Depth

Best Part:
 Vera's view on the world!

Worst Part: 23yr old drop outs!

Thoughts Had: The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

 

Conclusion

Continuing the Series:
 n/a

Recommending: Yes

 

Short Review: I can relate to Vera so much, when she was thinking about how that poor guy could have killed her and chopped her up, i think like that all the time, so i get it. It was very cool to have "Words from dead guy" in the story as well. It was nice to have Charlie's input after the fact. The whole animal thing was a bit much for me, but i guess it's better than beating up some people. This books does a good job of depicting the pressures of turning out like your parents, and how things can spiral out of control pretty fast. It was very fast pace and i enjoyed reading it. I just didn't like the creepy 23yr old.

 

Misc.

 

Book Boyfriend: Pass.

Best Friend Material: Vera!

 




Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - J.K. Rowling, John Kerr Tiffany, Jack Thorne

Basic Info

Format:
PDF File.
Pages/Length: 259pgs
Genre: Young Adult; Magic
Reason For Reading: Buddy Read

At A Glance

Love Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?:
No
Cliff Hanger: No
Triggers: n/a
Rating: 3.5 stars

Score Sheet
All out of ten


Cover: 7
Plot: 7
Characters: 4
World Building: 5
Flow: 6
Series Congruity: 7
Writing: 6
Ending: 6

Total: 6

In Depth

Best Part:
Ron and Hermione!
Worst Part: Albus whiny!
Thoughts Had: Meh.

Conclusion

Continuing the Series:
n/a?
Recommending: Sure

Short Review: So i don't like Harry Potter. Yah i know, "what the hell", but i didn't read all the books, nor the movies and i really don't want to either. Sorry, but not really sorry. Harry in this play was a horrible person, bottom line. He was rude to Albus, not so great to Ginny, and didn't treat anyone with respect. I was on Draco's side most of the time *gasp*. It was nice to see Ron and Hermione flirting, we don't get to see that much in the books, which made their "love" kinda not believable for me to follow. I hated Albus, he was a brat, almost as bad as his dad. It was a nice addition to the world of Harry Potter.

Misc.

Book Boyfriend: Ron!
Best Friend Material: Hermione!




Out Today: October 4th! (There is a lot!)

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

 

Aerie

Magonia #2

Maria Dahvana Headley

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Aza Ray is back on earth. Her boyfriend Jason is overjoyed. Her family is healed. She’s living a normal life, or as normal as it can be if you’ve spent the past year dying, waking up on a sky ship, and discovering that your song can change the world.

As in, not normal. Part of Aza still yearns for the clouds, no matter how much she loves the people on the ground.

When Jason’s paranoia over Aza’s safety causes him to make a terrible mistake, Aza finds herself a fugitive in Magonia, tasked with opposing her radical, bloodthirsty, recently-escaped mother, Zal Quel, and her singing partner Dai. She must travel to the edge of the world in search of a legendary weapon, The Flock, in a journey through fire and identity that will transform her forever.

 

 

 

Feedback

Newsflesh #4

Mira Grant

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FEEDBACK is a full-length Newsflesh novel which overlaps the events of Feed and covers the Presidential campaign from the perspective of reporters covering the Democrats side of the story.

There are two sides to every story...

The year was 2014. We had cured cancer. We had beat the common cold. But in doing so we unleashed something horrifying and unstoppable. The infection spread leaving those afflicted with a single uncontrollable impulse: FEED.

Now, twenty years after the Rising, a team of scrappy underdog reporters relentlessly pursue the truth while competing against the superstar Masons, surrounded by the infected, and facing more insidious forces working in the shadows.

 

 

 

The Black Key

The Lone City #3

Amy Ewing

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For too long, Violet and the people of the outer circles of the Lone City have lived in service to the royalty of the Jewel. But now the secret society known as the Black Key is preparing to seize power.

And while Violet knows she is at the center of this rebellion, she has a more personal stake in it—her sister, Hazel, has been taken by the Duchess of the Lake. Now, after fighting so hard to escape the Jewel, Violet must do everything in her power to return to save not only Hazel, but the future of the Lone City.

 

 

 

The Hammer of Thor

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #2

Rick Riordan

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Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon--the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can't retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds will be defenseless against an onslaught of giants. Ragnarok will begin. The Nine Worlds will burn. Unfortunately, the only person who can broker a deal for the hammer's return is the gods' worst enemy, Loki--and the price he wants is very high.

 

 

 

Replica

Lauren Oliver

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Gemma has been in and out of hospitals since she was born. 'A sickly child', her lonely life to date has revolved around her home, school and one best friend, Alice. But when she discovers her father's connection to the top secret Haven research facility, currently hitting the headlines and under siege by religious fanatics, Gemma decides to leave the sanctuary she's always known to find the institute and determine what is going on there and why her father's name seems inextricably linked to it.

Amidst the frenzy outside the institute's walls, Lyra - or number 24 as she is known as at Haven - and a fellow experimental subject known only as 72, manage to escape. Encountering a world they never knew existed outside the walls of their secluded upbringing , they meet Gemma and, as they try to understand Haven's purpose together, they uncover some earth-shattering secrets that will change the lives of both girls forever...

 

 

 

Today Will Be Different

Maria Semple

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Eleanor knows she's a mess. But today, she will tackle the little things. She will shower and get dressed. She will have her poetry and yoga lessons after dropping off her son, Timby. She won't swear. She will initiate sex with her husband, Joe. But before she can put her modest plan into action-life happens. Today, it turns out, is the day Timby has decided to fake sick to weasel his way into his mother's company. It's also the day Joe has chosen to tell his office-but not Eleanor-that he's on vacation. Just when it seems like things can't go more awry, an encounter with a former colleague produces a graphic memoir whose dramatic tale threatens to reveal a buried family secret.

 

 

 

Holding Up the Universe

Jennifer Niven

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Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed “America’s Fattest Teen.” But no one’s taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is. Following her mom’s death, she’s been picking up the pieces in the privacy of her home, dealing with her heartbroken father and her own grief. Now, Libby’s ready: for high school, for new friends, for love, and for EVERY POSSIBILITY LIFE HAS TO OFFER. In that moment, I know the part I want to play here at MVB High. I want to be the girl who can do anything. 

Everyone thinks they know Jack Masselin, too. Yes, he’s got swagger, but he’s also mastered the impossible art of giving people what they want, of fitting in. What no one knows is that Jack has a newly acquired secret: he can’t recognize faces. Even his own brothers are strangers to him. He’s the guy who can re-engineer and rebuild anything in new and bad-ass ways, but he can’t understand what’s going on with the inner workings of his brain. So he tells himself to play it cool: Be charming. Be hilarious. Don’t get too close to anyone. 

Until he meets Libby. When the two get tangled up in a cruel high school game—which lands them in group counseling and community service—Libby and Jack are both pissed, and then surprised. Because the more time they spend together, the less alone they feel. . . . Because sometimes when you meet someone, it changes the world, theirs and yours.

 

 

 

The Wangs vs The World

Jade Chang

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Charles Wang is mad at America. A brash, lovable immigrant businessman who built a cosmetics empire and made a fortune, he’s just been ruined by the financial crisis. Now all Charles wants is to get his kids safely stowed away so that he can go to China and attempt to reclaim his family’s ancestral lands—and his pride.

Charles pulls Andrew, his aspiring comedian son, and Grace, his style-obsessed daughter, out of schools he can no longer afford. Together with their stepmother, Barbra, they embark on a cross-country road trip from their foreclosed Bel-Air home to the upstate New York hideout of the eldest daughter, disgraced art world it-girl Saina. But with his son waylaid by a temptress in New Orleans, his wife ready to defect for a set of 1,000-thread-count sheets, and an epic smash-up in North Carolina, Charles may have to choose between the old world and the new, between keeping his family intact and finally fulfilling his dream of starting anew in China.

 

 

 

Two by Two

Nicholas Spark

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At 32, Russell Green has it all: a stunning wife, a lovable six year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising executive and an expansive home in Charlotte. He is living the dream, and his marriage to the bewitching Vivian is the center of that. But underneath the shiny surface of this perfect existence, fault lines are beginning to appear...and no one is more surprised than Russ when he finds every aspect of the life he took for granted turned upside down. In a matter of months, Russ finds himself without a job or wife, caring for his young daughter while struggling to adapt to a new and baffling reality. Throwing himself into the wilderness of single parenting, Russ embarks on a journey at once terrifying and rewarding—one that will test his abilities and his emotional resources beyond anything he ever imagined.

 

 

 

When the Moon was Ours

Anna-Marie McLemore

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When the Moon Was Ours follows two characters through a story that has multicultural elements and magical realism, but also has central LGBT themes—a transgender boy, the best friend he’s falling in love with, and both of them deciding how they want to define themselves.

To everyone who knows them, best friends Miel and Sam are as strange as they are inseparable. Roses grow out of Miel’s wrist, and rumors say that she spilled out of a water tower when she was five. Sam is known for the moons he paints and hangs in the trees, and for how little anyone knows about his life before he and his mother moved to town.

But as odd as everyone considers Miel and Sam, even they stay away from the Bonner girls, four beautiful sisters rumored to be witches. Now they want the roses that grow from Miel’s skin, convinced that their scent can make anyone fall in love. And they’re willing to use every secret Miel has fought to protect to make sure she gives them up.

 

 

 

Fear the Drowning Deep

Sarah Glenn Marsh

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Witch’s apprentice Bridey Corkill has hated the ocean ever since she watched her granddad dive in and drown with a smile on his face. So when a dead girl rolls in with the tide in the summer of 1913, sixteen-year-old Bridey suspects that whatever compelled her granddad to leap into the sea has made its return to the Isle of Man.

Soon, villagers are vanishing in the night, but no one shares Bridey’s suspicions about the sea. No one but the island’s witch, who isn’t as frightening as she first appears, and the handsome dark-haired lad Bridey rescues from a grim and watery fate. The cause of the deep gashes in Fynn’s stomach and his lost memories are, like the recent disappearances, a mystery well-guarded by the sea. In exchange for saving his life, Fynn teaches Bridey to master her fear of the water — stealing her heart in the process.

Now, Bridey must work with the Isle’s eccentric witch and the boy she isn’t sure she can trust — because if she can’t uncover the truth about the ancient evil in the water, everyone she loves will walk into the sea, never to return.

 

 

 

The Lovely Reckless

Kami Garcia

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Seventeen-year-old Frankie Devereux would do anything to forget the past. Haunted by the memory of her boyfriend’s death, she lives her life by one dangerous rule: Nothing matters. At least, that’s what Frankie tells herself after a reckless mistake forces her to leave her privileged life in the Heights to move in with her dad—an undercover cop. She transfers to a public high school in the Downs, where fistfights don’t faze anyone and illegal street racing is more popular than football.

Marco Leone is the fastest street racer in the Downs. Tough, sexy, and hypnotic, he makes it impossible for Frankie to ignore him—and how he makes her feel. But the risks Marco takes for his family could have devastating consequences for them both. When Frankie discovers his secret, she has to make a choice. Will she let the pain of the past determine her future? Or will she risk what little she has left to follow her heart?

 

 

 

Something in Between

Melissa de la Cruz

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Jasmine de los Santos has always done what's expected of her. Pretty and popular, she's studied hard, made her Filipino immigrant parents proud and is ready to reap the rewards in the form of a full college scholarship.  

And then everything shatters. A national scholar award invitation compels her parents to reveal the truth: their visas expired years ago. Her entire family is illegal. That means no scholarships, maybe no college at all and the very real threat of deportation. 

For the first time, Jasmine rebels, trying all those teen things she never had time for in the past. Even as she's trying to make sense of her new world, it's turned upside down by Royce Blakely, the charming son of a high-ranking congressman. Jasmine no longer has any idea where—or if—she fits into the American Dream. All she knows is that she's not giving up. Because when the rules you lived by no longer apply, the only thing to do is make up your own. 

 

 

Everyone We've Been

Sarah Everett

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Addison Sullivan has been in an accident. In its aftermath, she has memory lapses and starts talking to a boy that no one else can see. It gets so bad that she’s worried she’s going crazy.
 
Addie takes drastic measures to fill in the blanks and visits a shadowy medical facility that promises to “help with your memory.” But at the clinic, Addie unwittingly discovers it is not her first visit. And when she presses, she finds out that she had certain memories erased. She had a boy erased.
 
But why? Who was that boy, and what happened that was too devastating to live with? And even if she gets the answers she’s looking for, will she ever be able to feel like a whole person again?

 

 

 

Our Chemical Hearts

Krystal Sutherland

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Henry Page has never been in love. He fancies himself a hopeless romantic, but the slo-mo, heart palpitating, can't-eat-can't-sleep kind of love that he's been hoping for just hasn't been in the cards for him—at least not yet. Instead, he's been happy to focus on his grades, on getting into a semi-decent college and finally becoming editor of his school newspaper. Then Grace Town walks into his first period class on the third Tuesday of senior year and he knows everything's about to change.
 
Grace isn't who Henry pictured as his dream girl—she walks with a cane, wears oversized boys' clothes, and rarely seems to shower. But when Grace and Henry are both chosen to edit the school paper, he quickly finds himself falling for her. It's obvious there's something broken about Grace, but it seems to make her even more beautiful to Henry, and he wants nothing more than to help her put the pieces back together again. And yet, this isn't your average story of boy meets girl.

 




September Wrap Up :D

 

43 Total books :D

*The blank cover is Candy for Christmas!*

 

 

 

How did your September go???




Waiting on Wednesday! (9.21)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine. 

 
W.o.W is where you share a book that you are barely hanging on to your marbles patiently waiting on to be published :] 

 

 

My Pick This Week!

 

 

 Gemina

The Illuminae Files #2

Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

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Expected publication: October 18th 2016 by Knopf Books for Young Readers

 

MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS FOR PREVIOUS BOOK(S)

 

Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed.

The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the Jump Station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of the BeiTech assault.

Hanna is the station captain’s pampered daughter; Nik the reluctant member of a notorious crime family. But while the pair are struggling with the realities of life aboard the galaxy’s most boring space station, little do they know that Kady Grant and the Hypatia are headed right toward Heimdall, carrying news of the Kerenza invasion.

When an elite BeiTech strike team invades the station, Hanna and Nik are thrown together to defend their home. But alien predators are picking off the station residents one by one, and a malfunction in the station’s wormhole means the space-time continuum might be ripped in two before dinner. Soon Hanna and Nik aren’t just fighting for their own survival; the fate of everyone on the Hypatia—and possibly the known universe—is in their hands.

But relax. They’ve totally got this. They hope.




Sorry!

I went on a business trip to Kansas and never told you guys! My bad!

 

I am back now thou :D

 

So reviews and post to come :D

 

Thanks for sticking around! <3




Review: Little Women!

Little Women - Deanna McFadden, Lucy Corvino, Louisa May Alcott

Basic Info

Format:
Audio

Pages/Length: n/a

Genre: Young Adult; Historical Fiction

Reason For Reading: #3 on YA Top 100

 

At A Glance

Love Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?:
Eh.

Cliff Hanger: No

Triggers: n/a

Rating: 2.5 stars

 

Score Sheet
All out of ten

 

Cover: 6

Plot: 4

Characters: 5

World Building: 5

Flow: 5

Series Congruity: n/a

Writing: 5

Ending: 5

 

Total: 5

 

In Dept

Best Part:
Eh

Worst Part: Talking, talking, talking.

Thoughts Had: DO SOMETHING!

 

Conclusion

Continuing the Series:
eh

Recommending: eh

 

Short Review: I'm sorry, maybe i'm a bitter girl who is mad i can never keep girlfriends, but damn, girls are horrible. They just sit around and talk, and talk, and talk. I was bored out of my mind. Their father is sick, so their mother, who i guess is the only reason they can get along, leaves to go be with him, which is like the last time you'll hear about it, and that's the end of a "plot" for me. They just talk. The one girl goes someone and a few chapters is just her letters she sent home! Ugh. I was so bored. I couldn't connect to any of them. Boring.

 

Misc.

 

Book Boyfriend: Idk.

Best Friend Material: None.




SPOILER ALERT!

Review: The Maze Runner!

The Maze Runner - James Dashner

The Maze Runner

Basic Info

Format:
Audio

Pages/Length: n/a

Genre: Young Adult; Dystopia

Reason For Reading: #15 on Top 100 YA

 

At A Glance

Love Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?:
No.

Cliff Hanger: eh

Triggers: n/a

Rating: 3 Stars

 

Score Sheet
All out of ten

 

Cover: 8

Plot: 7

Characters: 6

World Building: 6

Flow: 7

Series Congruity: n/a

Writing: 7

Ending: 5

 

Total: 6

 

In Dept

Best Part:
Different kind of story.

Worst Part: Dumb ending, i think.

Thoughts Had: REALLY?! No.

 

Conclusion

Continuing the Series:
Sure.

Recommending: Eh

 

Short Review: It really bothers me that the MC has been there like a week and solves the dang maze. If i was the other kids, i would kill the MC in the end. I would be so mad. Like really, people died trying to figure this out and you walk in here and bam, figured out. Ugh. Sorry but i would cut him down quick after we got out of there. All the made up slang bothered me, only because they never really explain it. And the context clues didn't really help sometimes. I assume they are in place of cuss words, but idk for sure. That ending thou, okay if i was these kids, i would be PISSED. you guys killed kids for a freaking TEST!!!!!!! ARE YOU SERIOUS.

 

Misc.

 

Book Boyfriend: N/A

Best Friend Material: No.




Review: The Giver!

The Giver - Lois Lowry, Ron Rifkin

Basic Info

Format:
Audio

Pages/Length: n/a

Genre: Young Adult

Reason For Reading: #7 on YA Top 100 list.

 

At A Glance

Love Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?:
No

Cliff Hanger: Yes

Triggers: n/a

Rating: 3.5 Stars

 

Score Sheet
All out of ten

 

Cover: 7

Plot: 7

Characters: 7

World Building: 9

Flow: 7

Series Congruity: n/a

Writing: 7

Ending: 7

 

Total: 7

 

In Dept

Best Part:
Solid foundation.

Worst Part: Quick ending.

Thoughts Had: Um, then what?!

 

Conclusion

Continuing the Series:
Yes

Recommending: Yes

 

Short Review: This book does a great job of setting up this world. Breaking down jobs, how school works, how naming and family stuff happens, but then that ending. I listen to this and when it ended, i honestly thought my app had just randomly stopped the book (it does that a lot, i hate it) so i went in and it was like nope sorry lady it's over! So that made me a bit mad. Otherwise a good story, i honestly didn't know there was a book 2 to this story. I do see how books today kinda took the same society from this and went with it in their stories, so that's interesting.

 

Misc.

 

Book Boyfriend: N/A, a little too long for me.

Best Friend Material: The MC, but i think i would be a bad influence.




SPOILER ALERT!

Review: Fang! (Maximum Ride #6)

Maximum Ride: Fang - James Patterson

Basic Info

Format:
Audio

Pages/Length: n/a

Genre: Young Adult; Fantasy

 

At A Glance

Love Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?:
Obsession

Cliff Hanger: Yes.

Triggers: n/a

Rating: 1.5 stars

 

Score Sheet
All out of ten

 

Cover: 8

Plot: 3

Characters: 4

World Building: 4

Flow: 4

Series Congruity: 5

Writing: 4

Ending: 4

 

Total: 2

 

In Dept

Best Part:
It ended.

Worst Part: I can't even.

Thoughts Had: Please stop writing. I will pay you to STOP!

 

Conclusion

Continuing the Series:
...

Recommending: no

 

Short Review: SPOILER ALERT!!! Thank the damn heavens Fang is dead. Maybe Max will go back to wanting to save the world, doubtful, but maybe. Think it's time to let Angel go. She has turned straight up evil and I'm sure is a robot. I don't see how anyone likes this book. Max is 15 ish but acts and talks like she's 8 now. The main plot is completely forgotten. I just don't care about a single thing about this series.

 

Misc.

 

Book Boyfriend: Dead Fang ;) haha. sorry had to.

Best Friend Material: No.

 




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