Queen of Shadows – An Utter Disappointment

★★


18006496Not gonna lie, I’m slightly disappointed. Ok, not slightly,  I’m very disappointed.

I didn’t love this book. I wanted to, but I didn’t. It’s all made worse by the fact that some part of me knew I wouldn’t.

What I love about this series is how each book brings forth a new layer of complexity to both the plot and the characters. I love that unlike in most YA people don’t fall in love with the first people they meet. I love that there are strong female and male friendships, and they are bonds not easily broken. That is especially great since most YA seems to focus only on love interests, and here we have a friendship like Chaol and Dorian, best friends who would kill and die for each other. We have Aelin and Lysandra who are both wicked, and mean, and true to themselves and each other. I love the strong family relations too with Aelin and Aedion. There are so many great things in this book.

And it saddens me that I did not love it because there are also so many things I hated.

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Pride & Prejudice Book Tag 2.0!

What’s up y’all! I’ve been tagged by Laura @The Book Corps to do this super awesome tag! As you may, or may not know, I love doing book tags, and this one came at the perfect time! Anyway, Laura has a ton of other great content on her blog, like reviews , tags, and discussions to name a few, and I recommend checking her out! Also, she loves Pride & Prejudice, which was why I was not at all surprised when it was she who tagged me, also when I saw that she was one the people who collaborated to create this tag! How fun is that?

Anyway, without further talking from me, let’s get tot it!

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Animal Farm – A Short Review

★★


7613“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”

Well, that certainly was something.

I have been wanting to read this book for years now. Ever since I read 1984, by George Orwell, and loved it, I wanted to get to this one.

Where 1984 seems like a dark vision of the future that is slowly becoming reality, Animal Farm is an eye opener to the terrible and deceptive ways of the world and our perception of freedom.

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Ouran High School Host Club Book Tag!

Hello, hello! I was tagged by Rendz @Reading with Rendz to do this wonderfully fun tag a few weeks ago, and because I am me, and I get lazy sometimes, I am just doing it now. Anyway, I loved Ouran High School Host Club! I used to read the manga back in the day, but sadly never finished it. I also have to get my crap together and start the TV show one of these days. In the mean time, I guess I’ll just settle for the tag. So, without further ado, let’s do this thing!

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Every Heart A Doorway – A Strange and Twisted Journey

★★★☆

(2.5/5)


25526296Well, that was weird. And, good?

I went into this without the slightest idea of what to expect. It’s a very short novel, 173 pages, and I was worried a bit as to what would happen in that short amount of time.

The story is about wayward children, kids have gone to other worlds and come back. The children who have opened doorways to other realms, to places like Neverland and Wonderland and places far darker than those could ever be. This is them trying to cope with their newly regained reality.

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My Life in May – Monthly Wrap Up

This month has been made of ups and downs. On the down side, I has all my finals. On the up side, school is now over for the summer! But, that awkward in between was a terrible, terrible time! I hate finals! I hate 10-page essays! And I also secretly love it all because as I have previously mentions, I am low key a masochist who enjoys these things.

Anyway, I don’t have to worry about school for some time (just kidding a I’m taking a summer class) and can focus more on reading, so yay!

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The Hating Game – A Hilariously Good Read

★★


25883848Let me just start by saying that this book was soooo good!

I only heard of this book a few days ago and decided that I had to read it. I went to the library and checked out, and me being me, I began reading it at around midnight on a Monday. Well, technically, I think it was already Tuesday, but moving on. The point is, I didn’t go to sleep until like 5 AM because I simply had to finish this novel!

That there, my friends, is dedication. That is what I called being hooked to a good book.

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