Top 5 from my TBR for 2018

Hey guys! Today I’m sharing my Top 5 books from my TBR pile. My TBR currently compiles more than 70 books, so yes, I’m in a book-buying ban until I get through most of them. Or at least I’ll try. But anyway, here are the five books I want to read before the year ends:

*The Goodreads review for each book will be linked in the (x)

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5 – It by Stephen King (x)

I have never read Stephen King. Never. SHAME I KNOW. But I want to change that this year, and I thought that starting with It I would start from the top and get immediately scarred for life. Plus the movie has been getting raving reviews, so I want to read this book ASAP, even if it’s going to take me the whole year. Hopefully not.

4 – The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (x)

I love Patrick Ness and I’ve been meaning to start this series for the longest time. Now that it’s becoming a movie (with Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland!!!) I have been even more eager to get into it, and when I found the first book of the trilogy at Oxfam for less than 2 pounds, I did not resist.

3 – Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (x)

Another soon-to-be movie adaptation! I’ve had this one in my shelf for years, and seeing the awesome trailer for the movie is giving me the needed boost to read it. The trailer just looks incredible, if you haven’t I urge you to see it!

2 – Turtles All The Way Down by John Green (x)

It’s John Green. What more do I need to say? That I’ve been hearing great things about the novel? That is also going to be a movie? Yeah I cannot wait to dive in.

1 – Every Day by David Levithan (x)

This is an example of a book that I’ve been meaning to buy since I discovered Goodreads, book-blogging and the world of booktube. So, for YEARS now. I finally caved in and bought it while I was in Scotland and it’s just a pretty neon orange shinny and brightening my shelf and I can’t wait to dive in. Definitely my next read. It’s also going to be a movie this year, and I’ll link the trailer because it looks great too!

 

As you can see, I like to read the books before they get to the big screen, and I’m planning to read Every Day and Ready Player One as soon as I can so I won’t drive myself crazy.

What books are you most excited to read from your TBR pile? I would love to know your choices and your opinions on these books, so please feel free to comment! xx

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Top 10 Movies of 2017

Hey guys! Today I’m posting my Top 10 movies that came out in 2017. All in all, it was a pretty darn great year for film and I was initially doing my usal Top 5, but there were a bunch of movies I could not leave out of this post.

It was an especially great year for Marvel, and four spots on my list belong to some amazing Marvel movies. I’m sure 2018 is going to be even better.

I’ve put the movies in order, but knowing myself I know I’ll be changing that order (at least in my mind) in the next few days. But these are, for sure, the 10 movies I enjoyed the most in 2017.

So here is my top 10:

10 – Thor: Ragnarok

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Ragnarok is the funniest Marvel movie to date. Yes I admit I was on the fence about this one, since I’m not Thor’s biggest fan, both movie and character wise, and I’ve only watched them because I’m Loki trash all the way. But god dang was this funny. And Chris Hemsworth was hilarious! This movie really made Thor grow on me and now I have a whole new appreciation for his character. Taika Waititi really did it. Ragnarok was funny, nerve-wracking and sad. It was incredible and definitely one of the best Marvel movies and of 2017.

9 – Beauty and The Beast

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CAN WE TALK ABOUT DAN STEVENS HIS VOICE HIS EYES FOR EVERMOOOREEEE. In all seriousness, I was so nervous about this movie but it met my expectations and more. I loved loved loved it. “Be Our Guest” was the most majestic musical number, and “Evermore” just made me bawl. Also, the amazing work behind the Beast’s animation? We could see every single expression on his face! I became obsessed with the show Legion, and subsequently Dan Stevens, and seeing his facial expressions as the Beast PERFECTLY just upped my rating for this movie. Props for Gaston because he was hilarious, evil, but hilarious. Having Emma Thompson, Ewan McGregor and Ian McKellen in this just made it even greater. Overall, I think it was fantastic.

8 – Spider – Man: Homecoming

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This movie honestly saved my summer. Once again, a movie I was a bit on the fence  for because it was the third version of this character’s story. But anyhow, I firmly believe it is the best one yet. Peter finally looks like a teen!! As I said before, I think Tobey Mcguire was good as Peter but not so great as Spidey. Andrew Garfield was the other way around, just to cool for school to actually be the best Peter. However, Tom Holland is amazing at portraying both sides of this character. I loved it. It was funny and witty, and I thoroughly enjoyed seeing Peter grow. Claps for Zendaya and Jacob Batalon. Can’t wait to see the next one!

7 – Wonder Woman

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I don’t think I need to say much about Wonder Woman. If you haven’t seen it, what are you doing with your life. WONDER WOMAN FOR THE WIN. So far, I have not enjoyed any of the DC’s movies but Wonder Woman was worth every penny and some more. I loved everything about it. I left the cinema so happy and so ready to fight. I will never ever get enough of this movie. And if I end up seeing any of the future DC movies, it’s only because of Diana.

6 – Kingsman: The Golden Circle

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COUNTRY ROADS, TAKE ME HOME, TO THE PLACE I BELONG, WEST VIRGINIA MOUTAIN MAMMA TAKE ME HOOOME COUNTRY ROADS. NO I’M NOT CRYING. 10/10 now leave me be I’m going to cry some more.

5 – Wonder

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I swear to God every movie on this list made sob at some point. What can I say about Wonder that hasn’t already been said? It was incredible, very true to the book and I couldn’t be more grateful to have been given such an incredibly moving story. A must see for everyone.

4 – The Greatest Showman

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I was so excited for this movie because I would finally get to see Hugh Jackman singing and dancing and being all happy again. For the most part anyway. I freaking loved The Greatest Showman and the soundtrack was incredible. I’ve been hearing it non-stop since December 27th when I went to the cinema. If you’re on the fence, my little sister who doesn’t like anything I throw in her face absolutely loved this one. I was so happy I actually cried. Can’t wait too see it again and again and again.

3 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

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Another sob fest. I’ll be screaming “I’M MARY POPPINS YALL” until I perish. 10/10 will put me through the pain this movie caused me forever. Also, the soundtrack just keeps getting even more amazing. It’s the perfect playlist for the shower. Gym. Study. Life.

2 – Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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WELL. This was something. While I agree with some of the criticism in regards that it wasn’t as great as The Force Awakens, my agreement stops there. I loved The Last Jedi, my head is still hurting and my heart still aches. Having the experience of finally seeing Star Wars movies at the cinema is the most amazing thing for me, and it makes this time of the year my favourite. I get to follow these characters’ journey at the same time as everybody else and isn’t this journey absolutely phenomenal. And yes, I have succumbed to the Rylo ship. I’m trash for Adam Driver and this instalment killed me. Admiral Holdo <3. And the original trio fills and breaks my heart every time I think of them, but I wouldn’t have it any other way.

1 – Logan

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Logan was the ultimate sob-fest-break-your-heart-and-never-put-it-back-up movie. I’m not over it, I’m not okay with it, I’m just devastated. Just because of everything it made me feel, it deserves the number one spot on my list. I haven’t watched it a second time, because TRAUMA. It was the perfect last movie for Hugh Jackman as Wolverine. I’m almost crying just thinking of it. It was just brilliant, and the movie that made sob the most in public.

 

I would love to know your favourite movies from 2017 and if we may share any of them, so feel free to comment away!

September – December Book Haul

Hey guys! As I wrote in one of my previous posts, I studied this past semester in Scotland, at the University of Glasgow. And one of the things I was most excited about was all the bookshops I would get to go to. Living in Portugal, there aren’t many places to go and buy books in English, and where I can actually physically hold and (yes) drool at. I read mainly in English so most of the books I own I bought them online.

But living in the UK for almost four months definitely ruined my bank balance. There were bookshops everywhere, and I plan to make a post about my favourites. But WATERSTONES my god was I in love. There were also so many great second-hand bookshops! And let’s not forget about Fopp (!!!!). I went crazy and bought a bit over 30 books. Luckily they did all fit in my luggage.

I’ll also include the Goodreads page for each book in the (x).

So here are the books!

These first nine books are the ones I had to buy for this semester. I actually had to get 19 books for uni (thank God for second-hand bookshops), but I decided to leave 10 of them for charity at the local Oxfam. These nine books are the ones I decided to keep:

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Peter Pan and Other Plays by J.M. Barrie (x)

The Tempest by William Shakespeare (x)

Greek Lyric Poetry translated by M.L. West (x)

Theogony and Works and Days by Hesiod (x)

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart by David Greig (x)

The Trick is to Keep Breathing by Janice Galloway (x)

The Communist Manifesto by Marx and Engels (x)

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft (x)

The Cheviot, the Stag, and the Black, Black Oil by John McGrath (x)

 

The rest of the books I bought throughout the months at different bookshops, both new and second-hand.

 

It by Stephen King (x)

The Green Mile by Stephen King (x)

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (x)

Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman (x)

More Than This by Patrick Ness (x)

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams by Philip K. Dick (x)

All The Light We Can Not See by Anthony Doerr (x)

Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh (x)

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara (x)

Turtles All The Way Down by John Green (x)

 

 

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (x)

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson (x)

It Only Happens in Movies by Holly Bourne (x)

Every Day by David Levithan (x)

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz (x)

The Sudden Appearance of Hope by Claire North (x)

Looking for Alaska by John Green (x)

Bossypants by Tina Fey (x)

Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion (x)

William Shakespeare Boxset: The Bard’s Guide to Abuses and Afronts; The Complete Plays in One Setting; Love Sonnets of Shakespeare.

 

Sometime mid November, I went to a Shelter shop and I found thwo hardcover First Editons for the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (x) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (x). Altough second-hand, they are in prestine conditon and I’m so pumped to have them on my shelf!

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So that’s it! And now I’m going to spend the rest of the year practicing my self-control and not buy any more books (hahahaha) because my wallet cannot take it.

2017: Reading year in review

Hey guys!

If I thought 2016 was a lousy reading year, well folks, 2017 was here to crush that thought. I’ve had my worst reading slump ever, and it’s been going for almost a year now. I managed to read some great graphic novels at the beginning of the year, but the rest of my reading year was just incredibly meh.

I studied this semester at the University of Glasgow, and it was on a whole different level than my home university. I had to read 2 to 3 books per week, and, let’s be honest, that did not happen. I actually really enjoyed some of the books and the experience of studying abroad was, though stressful, incredibly amazing.

I’ll link my Goodreads reviews on the (x)!

So, without further ado, I managed to gather my top 5 reads of 2017:

5 – Saga Vol. 2 and Vol.3 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

As usual, I was deeply entertained by this graphic novel, and as the story progresses it just keeps getting more and more interesting!

4 – Alex + Ada trilogy by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn (x)(x)(x)

I’m all in for this type of sci-fi stories, and this graphic novel trilogy did not disappoint.

3 – The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart by David Greig

I had to read this play for my Scottish Literature class, and it was probably one of my favourite reads for the whole semester. It’s a very interesting story that took an unexpected turn into the supernatural. Or maybe it’s just the biggest metaphor.  I really enjoyed how it used the drama and the ballad style as well. A really compelling play!

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2 – Othello by William Shakespeare

This was my first Shakespeare play, and now I can call myself Shakespeare trash because I’m obsessed! I thoroughly enjoyed Othello, and I cannot wait to read the rest of Shakespeare’s work.

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1 – Wonder by R.J. Palacio (x)

My only 5 star read for this year. And I bawled like a baby.

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2017: Year in review

I suck at everything. Except at one year hiatus.

I have a hard time organizing and managing my time, and being as stressed as I am 24/7, 2017 was not easy. My New Year’s resolution is definitely not to give up so easily, and most importantly not to stress so much about the simpler things. I’m doing justice to this resolution by actually posting something and starting this blog up again! (fist pumps the air alone in the dark)

I was also part of the Erasmus+ program this year, studying a semester at the University of Glasgow! So I’ll do a regular post on some fantastic things I experienced in Scotland. Expect lots of Harry Potter related posts, because Scotland really is the most wonderfully Potterish place.

Also, Award Season has just started so I’ll be posting updates on the movies and tv shows and my reviews for them as I love to do!

So, let’s go! And let’s hope for a better year in 2018 xx

Most anticipated movies of 2017

Hey guys!! This is my Top 10 most anticipated movies for this year!!!

*I’ll also put a link to the IMDb page for each movie where you can checkout the trailers, interviews and more!

*The release dates can change from country to country.

10. Power Rangers

Number 10 on my list is the new Power Rangers movie!! The Power Rangers were my childhood heroes. I remember waking up every morning and race to the living room to see an episode from the tv show. I was beyond excited and nervous to know we are getting a new movie! Let’s just hope and see if it’s any good. Bryan Cranston can only make this better. The movie comes out in March! (x)

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9. War for the Planet of the Apes

This is the third instalment in the Planet of the Apes movie franchise. I loved the first two movies. I’ve seen them multiple times and they just keep getting more interesting by the minute.  The trailer looks great, and now we have Woody Harrelson’s craziness to join the mix. The movie comes out in July. (x)

8. Thor 3: Ragnarok

The first Marvel movie on this list but certainly not the last. I’m not the biggest Thor fan, but in this movie we’ll finally have Loki again!!!!!!!! And also The Hulk and Benedict’s Doctor Strange. The last Marvel movies have left me completly satisfied and I can’t wait to see what happens in this one. The movie comes out in November. (x)

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7. Pitch Perfect 3

A third Pitch Perfect movie may sound too much for many but I am more than excited!!! I love my Bellas, their stories and the humour and concept of these movies. Can’t wait. The movie comes out in December. (x)

6. Spider-Man: Homecoming

I am beyond curious to see this one. I actually liked the Amazing Spider-Man movies. But I agree that the choice regarding thebactors hasn’t been perfect. Toby Maguire was a great Peter Parker but he lacked something that the Spider-Man needed; while Andrew Garfield was an amazing Spider-Man but had that too cool for school skater style, and had a ridiculously sexy demeanor to play Peter Parker. I’m not the only one who thinks this I swear. And from what we’ve seen in Civil War and on the trailer for this movie, Tom Holland seems to have got it all to be the perfect Peter Parker and the Spider-Man. I seriously cannot wait. It comes out in July. (x)

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5. Kingsman: The Golden Circle

And we are gonna have a sequel to the FANTASTIC movie that was Kingsman: The Secret Service. I loved the first movie and I’m super excited to see this sequel. Pedro Pascal, Julliane Moore, Jeff Bridges and Halle Berry are also joining the movie! This comes out in September. (x)

4. Logan

I just want to make a 20 pages post about this movie and I haven’t even seen it yet. I am beyond thrilled for Logan. Although I’m also dreading the final outcome and saddened that this is Hugh Jackman’s last Wolverine movie. But on a brighter note, HAVE YOU SEEN THE TRAILERS? They are so fucking fantastic and I’ve lost count of the times I’ve already watched them. Can’t wait for this. Logan comes out in March. (x)

3. Beauty and the Beast

And of course Beauty and the Beast would make the top 3 on my list. It is one of my favorites disney movies, and Belle is one of the best disney princesses ever. I love the cast: Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, Ewan McGgregor and Emma Thompson AND Stanley Tucci AND Ian McKellen?! Bring it on. The movie also comes out  in March. (x)

2. Star Wars: Episode VIII

Tammmm tamm tu tum tu tuummmm tammm…. sorry I tried. BUT STAR WARS. YES. Nothing else to say except I want the trailer and I want to see it now! 11 more months. Crying for December it is. (x)

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1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

And my most anticipated movie for 2017 is none other than the second volume of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. I am obsessed with the first movie. I’ve seen it more times than I can count now. I love everyhting about the movie, the characters, the story and everything. Also, check the trailer because baby Groot is here to rock your world. I cannot wait to see this. Screams and cries on full despair mode waiting for May. (x)

*Late* Winter/Christmas Book-haul

*I haven’t posted any synopsis that might spoil the rest of the series.

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.Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: the original screenplay by J.K.Rowling

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When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt’s fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone…”

.Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson and Robin Wasserman.

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.Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick

2017-01-15-03.40.11-2.jpg.jpg“A collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect. (…) Enter Anna’s world and follow her rise from “scrappy little nobody” to somebody who dazzles on the stage, the screen, and now the page—with an electric, singular voice, at once familiar and surprising, sharp and sweet, funny and serious (well, not that serious).”

.More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

“In his twisty, gritty, profoundly moving debut—called “mandatory reading” by the New York Times—Adam Silvera brings to life a charged, dangerous near-future summer in the Bronx.

In the months after his father’s suicide, it’s been tough for 16-year-old Aaron Soto to find happiness again–but he’s still gunning for it. With the support of his girlfriend Genevieve and his overworked mom, he’s slowly remembering what that might feel like. But grief and the smile-shaped scar on his wrist prevent him from forgetting completely.

When Genevieve leaves for a couple of weeks, Aaron spends all his time hanging out with this new guy, Thomas. Aaron’s crew notices, and they’re not exactly thrilled. But Aaron can’t deny the happiness Thomas brings or how Thomas makes him feel safe from himself, despite the tensions their friendship is stirring with his girlfriend and friends. Since Aaron can’t stay away from Thomas or turn off his newfound feelings for him, he considers turning to the Leteo Institute’s revolutionary memory-alteration procedure to straighten himself out, even if it means forgetting who he truly is.

Why does happiness have to be so hard?”

.The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

“Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him won’t be my story.

Daniel: I’ve always been the good son, the good student, living up to my parents’ high expectations. Never the poet. Or the dreamer. But when I see her, I forget about all that. Something about Natasha makes me think that fate has something much more extraordinary in store—for both of us.

The Universe: Every moment in our lives has brought us to this single moment. A million futures lie before us. Which one will come true?”

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.The Darkest Minds trilogy by Alexandra Bracken

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“When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that got her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived the mysterious disease that had killed most of America’s children, but she and the others emerged with something far worse: frightening abilities they could not control.

Now sixteen, Ruby is one of the dangerous ones. When the truth comes out, Ruby barely escapes Thurmond with her life. She is on the run, desperate to find the only safe haven left for kids like her—East River. She joins a group of kids who have escaped their own camp. Liam, their brave leader, is falling hard for Ruby. But no matter how much she aches for him, Ruby can’t risk getting close. Not after what happened to her parents. When they arrive at East River, nothing is as it seems, least of all its mysterious leader. But there are other forces at work, people who will stop at nothing to use Ruby in their fight against the government. Ruby will be faced with a terrible choice, one that may mean giving up her only chance at having a life worth living.”

.The Raven Cycle series by Maggie Stiefvater

  ”  2017-01-15-03.40.11-1.jpg.jpg“There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you killed him.”

It is freezing in thechurchyard, even before the dead arrive.

Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue herself never sees them—not until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks directly to her.

His name is Gansey, and Blue soon discovers that he is a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble.

But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can’t entirely explain. He has it all—family money, good looks, devoted friends—but he’s looking for much more than that. He is on a quest that has encompassed three other Raven Boys: Adam, the scholarship student who resents all the privilege around him; Ronan, the fierce soul who ranges from anger to despair; and Noah, the taciturn watcher of the four, who notices many things but says very little.

For as long as she can remember, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love to die. She never thought this would be a problem. But now, as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she’s not so sure anymore.

From Maggie Stiefvater, the bestselling and acclaimed author of the Shiver trilogy and The Scorpio Races, comes a spellbinding new series where the inevitability of death and the nature of love lead us to a place we’ve never been before.”

2016: Reading Year in Review

Hey guys!

I know this comes a tad bit late, but 2016 sucked for me in so many ways I had to take a hiatus from the blog. I took these first 2 weeks of 2017 to rest, and hopefully this year will suck a bit less.

Anyhow, my reading year pretty much sucked. I didn’t read almost anything and barely completed my goodreads goal of 25 books. So it wasn’t hard to choose my top 5:

*You can also read my goodreads review for each book on the (x).

Top 5 best books

5- Nimona by Noelle Stevenson: 4 stars (x)

4- Carry On by Rainbow Rowell: 4 stars (x)

3- Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon: 5 stars (x)

2- The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer: 5 stars (x)(x)(x)(x)

1- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix + HP and the Half-Blood Prince + HP and Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling: 5 stars (x)(x)(x)

Top 5 worst books

5- The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey: 3 stars (x)

4- Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: 2,5 stars (x)

3- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by John Tiffany and Jack Thorne: 2,75 stars (x)

2- Every You, Every Me by David Levithan and Jonathan Farmer: 2 stars (x)

1- Severed Heads Broken Hearts by Robyn Schneider: 2 stars (x)

May, June and July Wrap Up

Hey guys! These last few months have been incredibly stressful, and I didn’t have much time to read or to post on either goodreads and on here. University and work kept me ridiculously busy. But now I have the month of August to just enjoy myself and properly rest.

Anyway, these are the books I read the in the last three months (you can check my reviews in the x’s)

            Severed Heads Broken Hearts by Robyn Shneider 2/5* (x)

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Nimona by Noelle Stevenson – 4/5* (x)

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Through the Woods by Emilly Carrol – 4/5* (x)

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Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon – 5/5* (x)

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I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella – 4/5* (x)

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Odd and The Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman – 3/5*

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April – Reading month in review

The last couple of months have been busy ones. I’ve been filled with stuff to do, go and see, and my time for reading hasn’t been much.

That being said, I only read two books, Winter and Stars Above, both by Marissa Meyer. I loved these books to pieces and I cannot wait to read something else from this writer.

My thoughts about the books include spoilers, so read on at your own risk xx

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Winter

My rating: 5 Stars

I SHOULD WRITE THIS WHOLE REVIEW IN CAPS BECAUSE THAT’S HOW I FEEL. I NEED MORE.

Yes so, like usual (in this series at least) this will be more of a rant and rambling of my feelings and I’m happy to have you follow along. Anyway, I’ve been putting of this review for weeks, because honestly, I needed a few days to calm my shit down and actually think about the book.

IT WAS GREAT. I LOVED LOVED LOVED IT.

I read Winter incredibly slowly because I was crammed busy and also because I did not want to finish this series. Altough it was a pretty huge book I was never bored, I just wanted more and more and to keep reading straight to the end.
This whole series really was a tremendous ride, I’ll miss reading about these characters and about the world and everything. I was a mess of emotions throughout these books, from beginning to end. But it was a joy.

.Also, no one died. YEYYYYY.
.I cried a whole lot because of Wolf and because of everything he went through. I would have liked a bit more of information about him afterwards his final scene but I was happy nontheless.
.I didn’t care much for Winter and Jacin, but I really warmed up to them in the middle of Winter. And I have to say I really enjoyed Winter’s craziness.
.CRESS AND THORNE MY LOVES.
.THORNE IS THE BEST. I WANT HIM.
.Loved how it all came to an end, and that we actually got to see the aftermath and the complications after Cinder’s victory.
.KAI AND CINDER OH MEEH GOD YES YOU KNOW JUST FEELS I LOVE THEM MY FAVES I CANNOT I JUST WANT MORE LOVE LOVE LOVE.

Stars Above

My Rating: 4 Stars

The Keeper – 4 stars
Glitches – 4 stars
The Queen’s Army – 5 stars
Carswell’s Guide to Being Lucky – 4.5 stars
After Sunshine Passes By – 3.5 stars
The Princess and the Guard – 3.5 stars
The Little Android – 4 stars
The Mechanic – 5 stars
Something Old, Something New – 5 stars

Overall I enjoyed these novellas, and I would round up the whole book to 4 stars. I would have given all the stars if it was only based on the last novella. I FREAKING LOVED THAT LAST ONE. IT WAS AMAZING AND EVERYTHING I WANTED AND SCREAMS INTERNALLY AND CRIES JUST I HAVE A LOT OF FEELINGS. But yes, I wouldn’t mind more novellas about these amazing characters.