Showing posts from November, 2015

Books: My Thoughts on Ignite Me (Shatter Me #3) by Tahereh Mafi

Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi
Shatter Me, Book 3

Ebook, 393 pages

Read from November 15 to November 22, 2015

I read this book on Scribd here
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I buddy read this book, as well as the previous two installments with the lovely Christina de Vries. Please check out her blog here

My rating: ☆.。.:*・°☆.。.:*・°☆.。.:*・°☆.。

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I pondered for a long time before writing my review, because I didn't know if I would be able to write it without a ton of spoilers. I am going to try here nonetheless. I am not promising there won't be spoilers though, so where they are, I will have them bracketed and hidden. You just need to highlight them to view, if you are interested.

This conclusion to the trilogy was much more interesting and engaging than the previous installment. Though I enjoyed it, the first installment was still the best in my opinion. This final installment did however revive …

Books: Fall Time Cozy Time Book Tag

My first tag video! I was tagged by Raul (LatinLector). His video is here.

Original tag was created by Novels and Nonsense. Her video is here.

Books: My thoughts on NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

It's been a few hours since I've finished the book and still have no idea what to say about it.This was a very interesting read, and my first from Joe Hill. I started this on audiobook, but around the halfway point I had to switch to ebook because listening to the vulgar language bothered my ears. Listening to vulgar language is a very different experience for me than reading it and I found that listening to it was taking away from my enjoyment of this story. I am very glad that I switched over because if I hadn't, I might've had to put this book aside.

We start with Vic at seven or eight years old and her first experience with The Shorter Way Bridge. After this initial meeting, we always skip past a few years before we meet up with Vic again, until she grows into an adult. I think the next time we catch up with her is when she's 12, then 17 and so forth. Each time we meet back up with Vic, things have happened to her whic…

Books: Trilogies (Monthly Recommendations)

Monthly Recommendations is a Goodreads Group that was created by Booktubers Kayla Rayne and Trina from Between Chapters. The Goodreads Group is here, if you would like to join us. This month's topic is Trilogies. I have realized that I don't read too many trilogies, but I do have four to recommend to you this month. Goodreads pages for these trilogies are linked below:

Wondrous Strange Trilogy by Lesley Livingston

The Darkest Powers Trilogyby Kelley Armstrong

The Forbidden Game Trilogy by L.J. Smith

The Circle Trilogy by Nora Roberts

Have you read any of these trilogies or are you planning on reading any of them? If so, please let me know! Also, if you have a trilogy recommendation, I would love to hear it.

Until next time, Take Care and Smi-Le Always!

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/___\     Di

Book Blurb: Edgewise by Graham Masterton

Edgewise by Graham Masterton
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This was my first Graham Masterton novel and I really enjoyed it! The story was very fluid and easy to read. I really like how it ended as well. I did not agree with how Lily went about things at times, but I can understand her reasoning behind it.

All in all, a great read and I am looking forward to reading other books by this author in the future.

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Books: What's On My Radar, A TBR of Sorts for November

These are the books that are on my radar to read in November:

Books: October Wrap Up

I read 6 books in October! Goodreads page links to books I mention in my Wrap Up can be found below.
Christina De Vries channel here
Raul's channel Latin Lector here
Once Haunted, Twice Shy(Peyton Clark #2) by H.P. Mallory
Destroy Me(Shatter Me #1.5) by Tahereh Mafi
1st to Die(Women's Murder Club #1) by James Patterson
Unravel Me(Shatter Me #2) by Tahereh Mafi
Nearly Departed in Deadwood(Deadwood #1) by Ann Charles
Rot and Ruin(Benny Imura #1) by Jonathan Maberry
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Let me know if you read any of these books or if you are planning on reading any of these books!
Take Care and Smi-Le Always,
    ^ (   "   ) /___\     Di

Movies: Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) Live Action Movie Parts 1 & 2

My daughter and I were fortunate enough to be able to catch local showings of the live action movies Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) Part 1 and Part 2. Having watched and loved the anime, we thought it would be great to see the characters come to life. I was pre-warned by friends however, to not have high expectations going into it.

Part 1 was pretty similar to the anime, though there were changes that confused me. Not having read the manga, I'm not sure if those changes were in the manga but I kept an open mind. At the end of Part 1, I was pretty satisfied with how the movie was done. The visual gore was a little over the top for me, but I expected it going in, seeing as I knew what to expect from the story. The action scenes were great, I thought The Colossal was amazing and the casting for Hange was spot on, in my opinion. I think that her performance was probably my favorite of both movies.

Then a couple weeks later, we were able to see Part 2. This part, though it did s…