book tales

Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas

No Spoilers!

Title: Heir of Fire
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury
My Rating: 5/5 stars!
Goodreads Description:
Celaena has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak―but at an unspeakable cost. Now, she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth . . . a truth about her heritage that could change her life―and her future―forever. Meanwhile, brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world. Will Celaena find the strength to not only fight her inner demons, but to take on the evil that is about to be unleashed?
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

No spoilers!

Title: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One & Two
Authors: J.K Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany
My Rating: 4/5 stars
Goodreads Description:
It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children.
While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.

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August 2016 Wrap Up!

This is the first time I’m doing one of these… so bare with me! To be honest, for the first half of August I was on a roll. I was flying through books and then I went on Netflix and my reading schedule dragged and dragged… 😦

I read 4 books this month…(well technically 3 cause one is a extremely short novella BUT IT STILL COUNTS I SWEAR).
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The Coffee Book Tag!

I’ve seen this floating around everywhere, and because I am a dedicated coffee drinker, I feel required to do this tag. 🙂

Black: A series that’s tough to get into, but has hardcore fans

Cinder by Marissa Meyer
This was definitely the case for me. I, for the life of me could not get through this book, but after like 3 tries I finally read it and loved it.

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Bound by Duty by Stormy Smith

No Spoilers!


Title: Bound by Duty
Author: Stormy Smith
My Rating: 3.5/5
Goodreads Description:
Amelia grew up in a world of half-truths. She knows she’s an Elder, but has no idea what that means. Her father reminds her daily that she must maintain control, but he refuses to explain why. Even worse, she’s betrothed to the prince of the Immortals and doesn’t even know his name.
Finally breaking free to live a few normal years at a community college, the last thing Amelia expects is to find her best friend in a cheeky southern girl, or fall for a self-assured human who sees her for who she is, not what she will become.
As she learns more about herself, Amelia realizes the line between love and duty is a thin one. As her power continues to increase exponentially and her questions are slowly answered, Amelia must make the ultimate choice. The question is, will her head win the battle, or her heart?

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Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

No Spoilers! 

Title: Everything, Everything
Author: Nicola Yoon
My Rating: starstarstarstar.5/5
Goodreads Description:
My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla.
But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. He’s tall, lean and wearing all black—black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly.
Maybe we can’t predict the future, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love with Olly. It’s almost certainly going to be a disaster.

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The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

No Spoilers!

Title: The Star-Touched Queen
Author: Roshani Chokshi
My Rating: starstarstarstar/5
Goodreads Description:
Fate and fortune. Power and passion. What does it take to be the queen of a kingdom when you’re only seventeen?

Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of death and destruction, she has earned only the scorn and fear of her father’s kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her whole world is torn apart when her father, the Raja, arranges a wedding of political convenience to quell outside rebellions. Soon Maya becomes the queen of Akaran and wife of Amar. Neither roles are what she expected: As Akaran’s queen, she finds her voice and power. As Amar’s wife, she finds something else entirely: Compassion. Protection. Desire…

But Akaran has its own secrets—thousands of locked doors, gardens of glass, and a tree that bears memories instead of fruit. Soon, Maya suspects her life is in danger. Yet who, besides her husband, can she trust? With the fate of the human and Otherworldly realms hanging in the balance, Maya must unravel an ancient mystery that spans reincarnated lives to save those she loves the most…including herself.

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Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

No Spoilers!

Title: Six of Crows
Author: Leigh Bardugo
My Rating: starstarstarstar.5/5
Goodreads Description:
Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can’t pull it off alone… Continue reading “Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo”

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

No Spoilers! 🙂

Title: Me Before You
Author: Jojo Moyes
My Rating: starstarstarstar/5
Goodreads Description:
Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick.
What Lou doesn’t know is she’s about to lose her job or that knowing what’s coming is what keeps her sane.
Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live. He knows everything feels very small and rather joyless now and he knows exactly how he’s going to put a stop to that.
What Will doesn’t know is that Lou is about to burst into his world in a riot of colour. And neither of them knows they’re going to change the other for all time.
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