Sunday, December 21, 2014

Book review- The Christmas Bake-Off by Abby Clements

The Christmas Bake-Off  The Christmas Bake-Off by Abby Clements
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

With Christmas just around the corner, the residents of Skipley village are gearing up for the annual bake off, and tensions are high.

Winning means a lot to everyone involved - talented cake-shop owner Katie dreams of baking stardom, Rachel wants to prove she's more than a stay-at-home mum, and John hopes his culinary skills will impress the woman he loves.

But when the judges discover that some cakes have been tampered with, the villagers' loyalties are called into question - whose ambition would stretch to sabotage, and why?

The Christmas Bake-Off is an exclusive short story from Abby Clements, author of Meet Me Under the Mistletoe. This ebook edition also includes bonus recipes for cinnamon cookies and vanilla and almond biscuits.

This  Review  Contains   Spoilers  !

Review- I loved this short story it was 25 pages but a really cute Christmas story about a bake off there is Rachel who wants to show she's more than a stay at home mom John who wants to impress katie and Katie who owns a cake shop dreams to be bigger the bake off is going all fine an dandy when there is a sabotage on  Katie's  Cake    the big fancy judge leaves and it turns out it was Rachel's daughter that did it cause she cared for her mom so much Bee wins the Bake off she's Rachel's mother in law but she gives the money to Katie and her john kiss so cute I really loved this story .

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Friday, December 19, 2014

Book review - Elevated by Elana Johnson

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ElevatedElevated by Elana Johnson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Read from December 18-19

Summary- The last person seventeen-year-old Eleanor Livingston wants to see on the elevator—let alone get stuck with—is her ex-boyfriend Travis, the guy she's been avoiding for five months.

Plagued with the belief that when she speaks the truth, bad things happen, Elly hasn’t told Trav anything. Not why she broke up with him and cut off all contact. Not what happened the day her father returned from his deployment to Afghanistan. And certainly not that she misses him and still thinks about him everyday.

But with nowhere to hide and Travis so close it hurts, Elly’s worried she won’t be able to contain her secrets for long. She’s terrified of finally revealing the truth, because she can’t bear to watch a tragedy befall the boy she still loves.


Review - Elly has given up talking to Travis after what happened with Honesty until they get stuck in a elevator and there stuck talking about the past together . Elly is in love with Travis but he's dating Honesty Elly's best friend , Elly thinks every time she speaks bad things happen to the one's she loves she also says allot of childhood songs like bubble gum bubble gum . I loved this book I love verse books it was 300 pages and felt like 100 I read it in a day and a half. I loved the story it was sad and shocking at points I didn't like how Travis treated Elly after he broke up with Honesty he didn't even tell Honesty he was with Elly like what the heck dude sn't it enough you were into Elly but kept dating Honesty You don't do that . what I found shocking was that Elly found out she was pregnant I was like what the hell . I felt bad for Travis is some parts like with his mom and oh my god Jesse he was into Elly also he took Elly to prom because Travis asked him to he was really nice to Elly he was a good friend to her and oh my god Honesty what happened to her was really bad . and when I we find out Elly lost the baby so sad Elly was planing on leaving for California and Elly and Travis left on good terms I loved this book.

Favorite quotes-
it's torture to be reminded of his taste every time I peel an orange

some things are unforgivable some things erase a decade of memories some things obliterate a lifetime of plans .

Best friends can claim it's forever when really it's just until they grow tired of putting up with you .

But I can't stay here without deliverance from the past.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday : Top Ten Books I Read In 2014

1.  Slammed by  Colleen  hoover
2.   Eleanor  &  Park  by  Rainbow  rowell 
3.  Easy   by    Tamara   webber 
4.   daughter of smoke  and  bone by  Lanie  taylor
5. attachments by  rainbow  rowell
6. delirium by lauren oliver 
7.   the  unfished life  of  Addison  stone  by  addle  griffin 
8.   Lola  and the boy next door  by   stephaine  perkins
9.  isla  and the happily  ever after  by  stephaine  perkins
10   bossypants by tina  fey   

Thursday, December 04, 2014

november wrapup

 2  ebooks 
1  physical
1  library 

all  together   38   I completed  my goodreads  challenge  yay!

favorite   crossing the line 

Monday, November 17, 2014

Book review : In real life by Cory Doctorow

In Real LifeIn Real Life by Cory Doctorow
My rating: 3 of 5 stars


November 16-16

Summary - Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role playing game that she spends most of her free time on. It's a place where she can be a leader, a fighter, a hero. It's a place where she can meet people from all over the world, and make friends. Gaming is, for Anda, entirely a good thing.

But things become a lot more complicated when Anda befriends a gold farmer - a poor Chinese kid whose avatar in the game illegally collects valuable objects and then sells them to players from developed countries with money to burn. This behavior is strictly against the rules in Coarsegold, but Anda soon comes to realize that questions of right and wrong are a lot less straightforward when a real person's real livelihood is at stake.

From acclaimed teen author and digerati bigwig Cory Doctorow and rising star cartoonist Jen Wang, In Real Life is a sensitive, thoughtful look at adolescence, gaming, poverty, and culture-clash.

Review- Anda has started playing Coursegold it's an online game is getting payed to kill this gold farmers until she meets a Chinese kid who is in trouble in real life what I loved about this story was the art I love the drawings and that Anda is not a typical girl this was a very enjoyable story about gaming and friendship until she gets banned from the game for getting money which is against the rules she helps out the kid and gets back into the game and officially joins the guild I highly suggest you read this graphic novel

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Book review : Crossing the line by Katie Mcgarry

Crossing the Line (Pushing the Limits, #1.1)Crossing the Line by Katie McGarry
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

November 12- November 12

Summary - Katie McGarry captivated readers with her “riveting, emotional”* Young Adult debut, Pushing the Limits. In this gripping novella, she tells the story of Lila and Lincoln, who discover that sometimes it’s worth crossing the line for love…

Lila McCormick, Echo's best friend from Pushing the Limits, first met Lincoln Turner when tragedy struck both their lives. But she never expected their surprise encounter would lead to two years of exchanging letters—or that she’d fall for the boy she’s only seen once. Their relationship is a secret, but Lila feels closer to Lincoln than anyone else. Until she finds out that he lied to her about the one thing she depended on him for the most.

Hurting Lila is the last thing Lincoln wanted. For two years, her letters have been the only thing getting him through the day. Admitting his feelings would cross a line he’s never dared breach before. But Lincoln will do whatever it takes to fix his mistakes, earn Lila’s forgiveness—and finally win a chance to be with the girl he loves.

Review - Lila is going to Florida for college and she thought someone was going to be coming with her but it turns out no Lincoln isn't he lied to her Lincoln and Lila have been writing letters for two years when they met at Eco's brother's funeral and Lincoln's brother died also they've fallen for each other Lila is still scared to go alone but when Lincoln comes all the way to make up with Lila she slams the door in his face but she was happy he brought her purple flowers her favorite when she sees someone she ends up calling Lincoln people think's she nuts but it was a prank by her ex and she's ready to get even Lincoln and Lila go stalk them get paintball them I loved that scene so funny I loved this novella it was so cute I love Lila and Lincoln as a couple . Lincoln had to go through allot to get where he was and so did Lila she was afraid to be alone they work for each other I do recommend you read this story but read pushing the limits first .

favorite quotes - If it wasn't for Noah, Echo would need me more... she would still be insecure, she would still be obsessing over the scars on her arms. She possibly wouldn't have recovered her memory of the night she got them. If it wasn't for him, she wouldn't be moving on with her life. Damn him for being a great guy.”

“The entire sky erupted into hundreds of streaks of light. I never felt so alive. I wished that you were here with me or me with you. But I think you were. Call me crazy, but it was a moment, Lila, and I'm glad I shared it with you. Even if it was from a couple hundred miles away. ~Lincoln

“Her kiss is soft and warm-inviting. We both explore, a hesitant dance as we glide over lines neither of us imagined crossing.”

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Waiting Wednesday

Beneath the streets of New York City live the Avicen, an ancient race of people with feathers for hair and magic running through their veins. Age-old enchantments keep them hidden from humans. All but one. Echo is a runaway pickpocket who survives by selling stolen treasures on the black market, and the Avicen are the only family she's ever known.

Echo is clever and daring, and at times she can be brash, but above all else she's fiercely loyal. So when a centuries-old war crests on the borders of her home, she decides it's time to act.

Legend has it that there is a way to end the conflict once and for all: find the Firebird, a mythical entity believed to possess power the likes of which the world has never seen. It will be no easy task, but if life as a thief has taught Echo anything, it's how to hunt down what she wants . . . and how to take it.

But some jobs aren't as straightforward as they seem. And this one might just set the world on fire

April  28 ,  2015

this  book sounds  awesome     but  so  far  away 

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-  Christina

Monday, November 10, 2014

Series I won't finish that I read the first book of

The  body  finder  series by kimberly  derting-   the  first one  was  really really good but second one  was to boring to get into
matched  series   ally  condie  -  I  actually  liked the  first one  but I could not get into the second  one
wake  series  Lisa macmann  -  I liked the  book  I didn't love it  I didn't feel like  continuing
shiver  series   -  it  was okay  

what  are  some  series  you won't finish

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

top ten tuesday : books I want to re- read

 Looking for  Alaska -  John  green   this  was the first  john  green  book I read  and I love  it even more than  fault  
the fault in our  stars  - John  green      this book is  beautifully  heartbreaking  I  want to re-read
twilight -  Stephanie meyer   I re-read this book   every so often  when I'm feeling  nostalgic
vampire  academy   series   -  Richelle mead -  I love   this  series  and  once    the bloodlines series is over I want to re-read this series
fangirl  -  rainbow rowell    I think this  is  a  stand alone book I'm always going to connect with   and  I love it so much

- Christina
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Monday, November 03, 2014

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Book review - the unfinished life of addison stone by Adele Griffin

The Unfinished Life of Addison StoneThe Unfinished Life of Addison Stone by Adele Griffin
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

October 29 - November 2

This review contains spoilers !!!

review -   addison stone a artist  has died  . I loved this story  Addison had her problems and her family issues but she was a great artist this story is told in kind of a biography style told in some pictures  . Addison. gets to new York after. awhile  all we know about Addison is she died but she wasn't murded  she fell off the roof puting up her painting but before she had some problems she kept telling people that this ghost ida was haunting her Lucy Addy best friend finds a picture that Addison painted in the same position.   Zach and Lincoln  are in question for her murder  I loved Lincoln  I hated zach he was just  a rich kid looking for attention .  Lincoln and Addison  were really good together I loved this book  I read  it really fast  I do recommend you read this but it really isn't a mystery.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

book review- the titans curse by rick riordan

The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3)The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

October  4 -  19

Summary -    When Percy Jackson receives an urgent distress call from his friend Grover, he immediately prepares for battle. He knows he'll need his powerful demigod allies at his side; his trusty bronze sword, Riptide; and . . . a ride from his mom.

The demigods reace to the rescue to find that Grover has made an important discovery: two new powerful half-bloods, whose parentage is unknown. But that's not all that awaits them. The Titan lord, Kronos, has set up a devious trap, and the young heroes have just fallen prey.

Hilarious and action-packed, this third adventure in the series finds Percy faced with his most dangerous challenge yet—the chilling prophecy of the Titan's curse

review -  This is my  favorite   Percy  jackson  book  so  far   this  one  was so  crazy   first   annabeth  Percy and   Thalia  go  to this  boarding  school  where there  are  two  half  bloods   Bianca  and  nico  and there is   a monster of  course    Dr.  Thorn   percy and  Annabeth are  dancing   and then  percy notices that there  missing   so  percy goes  after them  .  Dr.  horn  takes them hostage    and    then  annabeth  comes   in  her  invisible  cap   the  others  show up  and  some  new  characters  to  the  hunters    Artemis  and  zoe  ,  Annabeth goes  missing    Bianca  joins  the hunters   they  get  a ride to camp  from  Apollo Thalia   drives  them  to  camp  not the best  driving  .  Percy  wants to  find  annabeth  but there is  nothing  the  camp  can   do   .  The oracle  tells  him of the quest   and  Thalia  Bianca   grover  and  Percy can't  go  chiron    tells him to  go  home   for  Christmas   but  he   has  a  dream about  annabeth  and  he knows he  has to  go   nico  tells  percy to watch out  for  his sister   .   so  blackjack  takes  him   but  mr . D   stops them    but ends up letting them  go    when he meets up with the others  he ends up killing   a lion  .  they are looking for   aritimis  and  annabeth    .  and  the  general  is planing something  and Luke  is working  with  him    ,  the  skeletons go after  them    they go  to  the hoover  dam     a girl  saves  percy  life    rachel   dare .   Thalia asks  for  her  fathers   help  and  some  angels help them  .  they  go   to  annabeths  father    they  take  his  car   but   a lightning  bolt  hits  the  car  .   zoe's  father  is  atlas  and   Artemis  is  holding up the sky     they  trick   atlas   but  zoe got  poisoned by the  dragon and is  dying   , they go to olympus    some  want   kill percy and  thalia     because   children of the  big  three   thalia   joins  the hunters  so she won't  turn  sixteen   just two  years away  for  percy    I loved this book   great   read  .

favorite  quotes     “Wow,” Thalia muttered. “Apollo is hot.”
“He’s the sun god,” I said.
“That’s not what I mean

Let us find the dam snack bar," Zoe said. "We should eat while we can."
Grover cracked a smile. "The dam snack bar?"
Zoe blinked. "Yes. What is funny?"
"Nothing," Grover said, trying to keep a straight face. "I could use some dam french fries."
Even Thalia smiled at that. "And I need to use the dam restroom."
I started cracking up, and Thalia and Grover joined in, while Zoe just looked at me. "I do not understand."
"I want to use the dam water fountain," Grover said.
"And..." Thalia tried to catch her breath. "I want to buy a dam t-shirt.”

Do you always try to kill people when they blow their nose?”

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

waiting wednesday

“What is the silence of six, and what are you going to do about it?”

These are the last words uttered by 17-year-old Max Stein’s best friend, Evan: Just moments after hacking into the live-streaming Presidential debate at their high school, he kills himself.

Haunted by the image of Evan’s death, Max’s entire world turns upside down as he suddenly finds himself the target of a corporate-government witch-hunt. Fearing for his life and fighting to prove his own innocence, Max goes on the run with no one to trust and too many unanswered questions.

Max must dust off his own hacking skills and maneuver the dangerous labyrinth of underground hacktivist networks, ever-shifting alliances, and virtual identities — all while hoping to find the truth behind the “Silence of Six” before it’s too late.

this book looks amazing  i can't wait to read it on  November 6

Friday, October 10, 2014

book review : Indigo spell by richelle mead

The Indigo Spell (Bloodlines, #3)The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

August 4- october 10

Summary -
Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets--and human lives."
In the aftermath of a forbidden moment that rocked Sydney to her core, she finds herself struggling to draw the line between her Alchemist teachings and what her heart is urging her to do. Then she meets alluring, rebellious Marcus Finch--a former Alchemist who escaped against all odds, and is now on the run. Marcus wants to teach Sydney the secrets he claims the Alchemists are hiding from her. But as he pushes her to rebel against the people who raised her, Sydney finds that breaking free is harder than she thought. There is an old and mysterious magic rooted deeply within her. And as she searches for an evil magic user targeting powerful young witches, she realizes that her only hope is to embrace her magical blood--or else she might be next.


review- This book was awesome Sydney was a badass witch and I was screaming at her at some points with adrian like you like him he likes you now be together so in this book there is a witch that is sucking life out of other witches and it's mrs . terwilliger's sister this isn't good and then sydney has to go to a wedding Sonya's in fact I'm so happy that sonya got married oh and rose was there good to her in guardian action . so Adrian is trying to convince sydney that she loves him and I know she does and she's looking for marcus and she finds him and he keeps telling her that she needs to break the tattoo and she doesn't want to . Her and Adrian are trying to warn other girls about the soul sucking witch and they go to the bed and breakfast where mrs. terwilliger's sister is staying which I thought was idiotic I mean she could be there and suck her soul out and she keeps going into Sydney's dreams . sydney and adrian raise a dragon that scene was so funny and it turns out that the first people that the dragon see's and it was sydney and adrian there dragon parents hahaha . she had to seduce ian and get her snuck in and she uses a invisible spell she hits a fire ball at the computer . She finds out the alchemist have been working with the warriors of the light I knew it all a long she breaks the tattoo and in her dream with adrian she shows him the dress and they start making out and oh my god and then she wakes up and she know it was a mistake oh and jill saw it all . sydney car blows up and her necklace was inside and it burt her oh the girl at the bed and breakfast she has been soul sucking she even hurt veronica sydney attacks her sets her teachers house on fire and then we find out angeline and tray have been hooking up what a witch I kind of guessed that though . she decides to go to mexico but on last minute she decides not to go oh and she goes to adrian and awww it's so sweet oh and then zoe shows up this ought to be good ,this one was my favorite so far.

favorite quotes-

Let me get this straight . The future of our relationship hinged on advice from a fifteen-year old girl , a probally untrue story from a one - eyed chihuahua trainer , and me unromantically - yet skillfully - kissing you on top of silver-ware and china ? yep , I said . page 395

“Whatever happened to the dragon?"

I mustered my primmest tone. "He has a name, you know."

Adrian pulled back and gave me a curious look. "I didn't know, actually. What'd you decide on?"

"Hopper." When Adrian laughed, I added, "Best rabbit ever. He'd be proud to know his name is being passed on."
"Yes, I'm sure he would. Did you name the Mustang too?"
"I think you mean the Ivashkinator."

He stared at me in wonder. "I told you I loved you, right?
"Yes," I assured him. "Many times.”

“I sent a quick text to Adrian: I have a hickey! You can’t ever kiss me again. I honestly hadn’t expected him to be awake this early, so I was surprised to get a response: Okay. I won’t kiss you on your neck again.

So typical of him. No! You can’t ever kiss me ANYWHERE. You said you were going to keep your distance.

I’m trying, he wrote back. But you won’t keep your distance from me.

I didn’t dignify that with a response.”

You made me summon a dragon ! I exclaimed I most certainly did not , she responded Callistanas are a type of demon . I froze A demon well she amended . A very minor and generally benign kind . I didn't reply for a while Sydney ? are you there ? you had me summon a demon , I replied , voice stiff . you know how I feel about evil and the supernatural . You spent all this time trying to convince me that the magic we do is all for some greater good in the battle against evil , and yet you made me summon a creature of hell. Creature of hell ? she snorted . Hardly . you know nothing about demons . I told you it's benign , didn't I ? callstatans can be very useful . they'll warn you if dark magic is nearby and will even defend you if you're attacked - not that they can do much damage . I wasn't buying it . If they're so useful , then why don't you have one ? oh , well I'm at a level where I can sense dark magic on my own . That , and - if you'll forgive my language - callistanas are a real pain in the ass. they make the most irritating noise when they're hungry . Cats are more than adequate for my needs. page 280

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Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Top 5 wednesday : Female characters

5.  Cath  from  fangirl   by rainbow  rowell - I love  cath  she  is  a  fictional  character  I relate  to   we think alike   .
4.   Lola  from   Lola  and the  boy  next  door  -  Lola   dares to be different  she dresses up  allot in these cool costumes  .
3.  Lena   from  delirum  -  Lena  makes  allot of character development   she changes  allot and I like that she made the  smart choice even though  it's  wrong  among her  society .
4.   Laken  from Slammed by colleen hoover-  Laken  has been through allot loosing her  father   and she goes through allot  but she's  very  strong .
5.  karu  from  daughter of  smoke and bone  by Lani  taylor  -  Karu   was  raised by  monsters   she's not a normal  girl  but I love her blue  hair  .


Saturday, October 04, 2014

September favorite quotes

Book quotes 

does this...does this mean you want to be my boyfriend?" My question sounds both immature and momentous. But Josh doesn't flinch.

"Yes," he says. "I want.” 
Isla and the happily ever after 

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Book review- Seconds by bryan lee o'mally

SecondsSeconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Summarry - Katie’s got it pretty good. She’s a talented young chef, she runs a successful restaurant, and she has big plans to open an even better one. Then, all at once, progress on the new location bogs down, her charming ex-boyfriend pops up, her fling with another chef goes sour, and her best waitress gets badly hurt. And just like that, Katie’s life goes from pretty good to not so much. What she needs is a second chance. Everybody deserves one, after all—but they don’t come easy. Luckily for Katie, a mysterious girl appears in the middle of the night with simple instructions for a do-it-yourself do-over:

1. Write your mistake
2. Ingest one mushroom
3. Go to sleep
4. Wake anew
And just like that, all the bad stuff never happened, and Katie is given another chance to get things right. She’s also got a dresser drawer full of magical mushrooms—and an irresistible urge to make her life not just good, but perfect. Too bad it’s against the rules. But Katie doesn’t care about the rules—and she’s about to discover the unintended consequences of the best intentions.

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Review - Katie owns a restaurant named seconds and it's the best restaurant and she is opening a second one and it's not going well . When a person keeps appearing at her chest in her room and she looks in the chest and finds a note with a mushroom for a second chance and it works when she was fool in front of her ex boyfriend who use to work with her at seconds and then she finds more mushrooms and she changes more Hazel tells her she's a house spirt and when Katie brings in this coldren she realizes she brought two house sprits at the restaurant and the restaurant feels off and everyone feels it and she keeps changing things until she can't no more cause a mushroom won't solve your problems she brings the coldren back and she makes up with her ex I really loved this graphic novel .

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

waiting wednesday

summary- Things are about to get Wicked in New Orleans.

Twenty-two year old Ivy Morgan isn’t your average college student. She, and others like her, know humans aren’t the only thing trolling the French Quarter for fun… and for food. Her duty to the Order is her life. After all, four years ago, she lost everything at the hands of the creatures she’d sworn to hunt, tearing her world and her heart apart.

Ren Owens is the last person Ivy expected to enter her rigidly controlled life. He’s six feet and three inches of temptation and swoon-inducing charm. With forest-green eyes and a smile that’s surely left a stream of broken hearts in its wake, he has an uncanny, almost unnatural ability to make her yearn for everything he has to offer. But letting him in is as dangerous as hunting the cold-blooded killers stalking the streets. Losing the boy she loved once before had nearly destroyed her, but the sparking tension that grows between them becomes impossible for Ivy to deny. Deep down, she wants… she needs more than what her duty demands of her, what her past has shaped for her.

But as Ivy grows closer to Ren, she realizes she’s not the only one carrying secrets that could shatter the frail bond between them. There’s something he’s not telling her, and one thing is for certain. She’s no longer sure what is more dangerous to her—the ancient beings threatening to take over the town or the man demanding to lay claim to her heart and her soul

I love Jennifer L . Armentrout I will read anything she writes 
release date is December 8 
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Thursday, September 11, 2014

favorite authors of 2014

Colleen  hoover  I've only read slammed and  point of  retreat but  I love her  writing and  her characters  .

Tammara  webber  I loved  easy so  much it was  a beautifully  written story   about  a  tragic  topic  .

Cora  carmack     I loved  Losing it  I need to read the rest  of the series  but I loved the first one

Wishlist wednesday

Madeleine Kuderick’s gripping debut is a darkly beautiful and lyrical novel in verse, perfect for fans of Sonya Sones and Laurie Halse Anderson. Kiss of Broken Glass pulses with emotion and lingers long after the last page.

In the next seventy-two hours, Kenna may lose everything—her friends, her freedom, and maybe even herself. One kiss of the blade was all it took to get her sent to the psych ward for seventy-two hours. There she will face her addiction to cutting, though the outcome is far from certain.

When fifteen-year-old Kenna is found cutting herself in the school bathroom, she is sent to a facility for mandatory psychiatric watch. There, Kenna meets other kids like her—her roommate, Donya, who’s there for her fifth time; the birdlike Skylar; and Jag, a boy cute enough to make her forget her problems . . . for a moment

Book review - Amulet vol 2 by Kazu Kibuishi

Amulet, Vol. 2: The Stonekeeper's Curse (Amulet, #2)Amulet, Vol. 2: The Stonekeeper's Curse by Kazu Kibuishi
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

september 10-11

Summarry -In this thrilling sequel to AMULET #1: THE STONEKEEPER, Emily and her brother Navin head for Kanalis, a beautiful and mysterious city of waterfalls, where they hope to find the antidote for the poison that felled their mother. That cure lies in the eggs of a giant serpent atop Demon's Head Mountain, but the kids' archenemy, Trellis, is headed for the peak, too. A battle that will engulf all of Kanalis is looming. It's up to Em to triumph over evil while controlling the amulet's power . . . without losing herself

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review- Her mother is still sick and Emily has to go find the fruit to cure her of the poison out of her and the elf king is trying to kill Emily and the stone is trying to take control of her and Emily is trying to resist it . Navin goes to the tree and the tree says that Emily is in danger . so Navin and the others are off to save Emily . Emily finds the fruit and the elves are on the way the amulet is trying to take control of her . at the end Emily's mom is alright and they are all going to stay together I loved this the art was beautiful can't wait to read the next one .

Monday, September 08, 2014

Book review - isla and the happily ever after by Stephanie Perkins

Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss, #3)Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

read from August 20- September 8

Summary -Love ignites in the City That Never Sleeps, but can it last?

Hopeless romantic Isla has had a crush on introspective cartoonist Josh since their first year at the School of America in Paris. And after a chance encounter in Manhattan over the summer, romance might be closer than Isla imagined. But as they begin their senior year back in France, Isla and Josh are forced to confront the challenges every young couple must face, including family drama, uncertainty about their college futures, and the very real possibility of being apart.

Featuring cameos from fan-favorites Anna, Étienne, Lola, and Cricket, this sweet and sexy story of true love—set against the stunning backdrops of New York City, Paris, and Barcelona—is a swoonworthy conclusion to Stephanie Perkins’s beloved series.

This  review  contains  Spoilers  !

Review- isla is at kismet when she sees her crush from school Josh she's kind of high on meds from getting her wisdom teeth out and Josh and isla talk and he draws her and then she wants to see him again but he wasn't at kismet they go back to school and she sees josh again they start talking and hanging out and then josh says to isla she likes him and then they start dating it's so cute there date and then they decide to go to Barcelona Josh says it would be fine they go they have a great time they go to the hotel and have sex it was beautiful and then it goes bad they get caught josh gets expelled isla is mad a kurt and hattie cause Kurt told hattie and nate overheard Josh heads back to NYC and Isla is in france she is applying to dartmath and Josh is planing on going to this cartoonist school then allot of things go bad it's hard for them to talk his father is up for reelection and around then isla gets a package it's his graphic novel and isla isn't a fan cause well his ex girlfriend is there allot but she's there at the end and she tells josh this and it isn't very nice and they g et in a stupid fight and isla picks at that josh doesn't really love her and Josh keeps calling and calling and when isla finally realizes josh does love her it's to late . Until when she gets back to school and she makes up with Hattie and gives her the treehouse and Hattie tells her that she mailed the signed book isla got josh and then josh calls her he's in france he wants isla to meet his friends . Anna st. clair lola cricket and even Meredith is there and then something big happens St.clair propses to Anna OH MY GOD it was so cute . Josh walks isla home and gives her the graphic novel again but it's different this time and she finishes it and she runs to him so cute they spend two weeks together . then it's june and there back at kismet and josh is finished with the book and they on the happily ever after I loved it isla is going to darthmath and there going to be together I loved there story and it was nice to see my other favorites also.

Favorite quotes - does this...does this mean you want to be my boyfriend?" My question sounds both immature and momentous. But Josh doesn't flinch.
"Yes," he says. "I want.”

“We're enveloped in pitch black. "Wait here," I whisper.
"Are you getting your ax?"
"Kinky. But, okay, I'll try it.”

“Several yards away – closer to the cathedral’s legendary carved doorways – Anna and St. Clair are standing on top of Point Zéro. It’s been hand-brushed clear of its dusting of snow. Point Zéro is the bronze marker, a star, which designates the official centre of France. There are at least two superstitions about it. One is that anyone who stands on the star will return to France. The other is that you can use it to make a wish.
“Wait for it,” Josh says.

Lola stands straighter, excited. “No!”

“Yes,” Cricket says.

I’m the last one in the dark, until – suddenly – it happens. St. Clair removes something from his pocket. And then he gets down on one knee.

Anna’s entire body lights with shock and joy and love. She nods a vigorous yes. St. Clair places the ring on her finger. He stands, she throws her arms around him, and they kiss. He spins her in a circle. They kiss again. Deep, hungry, long. And then he turns to us and waves – with the biggest smile I’ve ever seen – clearly aware that we’ve been standing here the whole time.”

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Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Book review : The house on H street by A.K Francis

The House on H StreetThe House on H Street by A. K. Francis
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

september 3-3

Summary  -Lydia Allen finally has the chance to move back home and claim the house of her childhood dreams. She'd always ignored the ghost stories and rumors of evil surrounding the old Victorian, brushing them off as nothing more than small town urban legends. She soon finds out, however, that sometimes the rumors are true, and there can be a high price to getting what you want.

This  review  contains  Spoilers  !

review -This   is  a  short  creepy  story  about this really creepy  house  that this girl's  aunt buys   people always  tell  this  family don't  buy it  bad things happen   her  cousin  Kaylee  spends allot  of  time  with  her  and not at her house   and  then one  night  the police  stop at there house and say   that  her  aunt and  uncle are dead and  Kaelee is  in  shock   she never really  had  peace  after  that  day  she tried to kill her cousin and they moved away and put  kaelee  away    I loved this story super creepy it's free on amazon  .

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Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Top ten tuesday : Characters who would be sitting at my lunch table

1.  Katy  Dee and  Daemon   (obsidian  Jennifer L. Armentrout )  I love these characters  Katy is  a book blogger like myself   Dee  is  very  engertic   and  Daemon is  so funny  .

2.  Adrian  ivashkov   (bloodlines  / vampire academy  richelle  mead )  Adrian  is one of my favorite  characters   he's  funny  is a  dark way  and I just love him   and  he's sexy    to  ;)

3 .  Annabeth  and Percy   ( the lighting theif )   I just love Annabeth  and  percy  there awesome  .

4. Will  harondale  (  clockwork angel  cassandra clare)   will is  funny  and  sarcastic   and I love it

5 .  augustus   waters  (  TFIOS John green  )   I love  gus  he's so sweet and  caring and I would love him sitting with me  .
6.  cricket  belle  ( lola and the boy next door stephanie  perkins )  I love cricket he's  so  adorable and  smart  .
7.Étienne St. Clair  ( anna and the french  kiss stephanie perkins     )    he's  english  he's  short  he's funny  I love  him
8.  Anna and Lola   (  Anna and the french kiss and lola and the boy next door )   there both very differnt  but  I love these  girls  Anna  reviews  movies on her blog she loves movies  and wants to be  a reviewer and Lola love dressing is  costume  these girls are awesome

9. Rose  hathaway  (  vampire academy   richelle mead )   I love  rose she's  badass and  knows  to  stand  up for her self and other people.
10   Jem  carstairs  ( clockwork angel  cassie clare )   Jem  is awesome he's one of those  guys you  just get along with  and  it sucks that he's sick  :(  .

those are my  top ten   characters    who are yours  .

- Christina

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Taylor swift book tag

We are never ever getting back together 
Now and forever by susane colasanti I liked this book it was cute but some parts made me angry .

Red pick a book with a red cover 
I love this book and the web series 

The best day a book that makes you feel nostalgic 

One of my favorite books as a kid

Love story pick a book with a forbidden  love story 

If you've read this you know .

I knew you were trouble pick a Book with a bad character you couldn't help but love . 

Daemon is kind of an ass but I love him sexy alien .

6. "Innocent" (written b/c of Kanye West!)

Pick a book that someone ruined the ending for 

I cried when I read this spoiler and when I read the part I cried also :(

Everything Has Changed" 

Pick a character from a book who goes through extensive character development 

Lena changes so much is this book I'm not going to say much just she does 

You belong with me 
Pick your most antisipate release

I want this book it comes out next month yessss

Forever and always pick your favorite book couple 

Rose and dimitri they have gone through allot together and I just love them together  vampire academy Richelle mead

Come back be here   Pick the book you would least like to lend out, for fear of missing it too much 

Just nope 

Bonus questions

Teardrops on my guitar pick a book that made you cry allot .
Allot of tears in this book 

Shake it off  Pick a book that you love so much, you just shake off the haters  
This series got me into YA and I will never hate it .

I love Taylor swift her new song is on repeat on my ipod .

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

August quotes

Book quotes -
Lola and the boy next door 
Remember that  that I  made  you  the  elevator  ?   he  suddenly   asks  I  gave  him  a faint  smile   .  How   could  I  forget ?   that  was  the   day I had  my first kiss  .  My smile   fades  .  I'm  better now .  he  sets   the  apple  beside  me .  At  kissing  just  so you  .  Page  135

I step  back into  him , my nose  against his  . Guess  what  ?  I  hiss  back  .  I am  a  liar .  I do  like  cricket  bell.  You're  right   . I've been  hanging out  with him  this whole time ! And he's  been in my  bedroom   , and I've been in his . And  I want  him  ,  Max  I want  him .  He's  shacking  with  rage  . Get .   out  .  I  grab my  purse   and  throw  open  his  front  door  .  I never   want to see you again  . His  voice is deathly  low  . You are  nothing to me  . Do you understand   Yes I say  . Thank you for making things so clear.  Page  254

Anna  Prods  St.  clair's  shoulder  . Come on . weren't you going to show me that thing ? what thing  ?  she stares at him . he  stares  back. She cocks   her head toward  cricket and me.  ah  , yes  St. clair stands that thing. they  rush out  . The door shuts, and  St. Clair shouts Lola  cricket  wants to show  you his thing too-oo!  page 295

If I stay 

“If you stay, I'll do whatever you want. I'll quit the band, go with you to New York. But if you need me to go away, I'll do that, too. I was talking to Liz and she said maybe coming back to your old life would be too painful, that maybe it'd be easier for you to erase us. And that would suck, but I'd do it. I can lose you like that if I don't lose you today. I'll let you go. If you stay.” 

“How am I supposed to decide this? How can I possibly stay without mom and dad? How can I leave without Teddy? Or Adam? This is too much. I don’t even understand how it all works, why I’m here in the state that I’m in or how to get out of it if I wanted to. If I were to say, I want to wake up, would I wake up right now? I’ve already tried snapping my heels to find Teddy and tried to beam myself to Hawaii, and that didn’t work. This seems a whole lot more complicated.
But in spite of that, I believe it’s true. I hear the nurse’s words again. I am running the show. Everyone’s waiting on me.
I decide. I know this now.
And this terrifies me more than anything else that has happened today.” 

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