Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday

This week I want....

Cheerleader Isobel Lanley is horrified when she is paired with Varen Nethers for an English project, which is due—so unfair—on the day of the rival game. Cold and aloof, sardonic and sharp-tongued, Varen makes it clear he’d rather not have anything to do with her either. But when Isobel discovers strange writing in his journal, she can’t help but give this enigmatic boy with the piercing eyes another look.

Soon, Isobel finds herself making excuses to be with Varen. Steadily pulled away from her friends and her possessive boyfriend, Isobel ventures deeper and deeper into the dream world Varen has created through the pages of his notebook, a realm where the terrifying stories of Edgar Allan Poe come to life.

As her world begins to unravel around her, Isobel discovers that dreams, like words, hold more power than she ever imagined, and that the most frightening realities are those of the mind. Now she must find a way to reach Varen before he is consumed by the shadows of his own nightmares.

His life depends on it.

It just calls to you doesn't it? I read about it when someone placed a link on Twitter. I went on to read the preview and now I am dying inside for it! My birthday is coming up soon and all I really want are books.... So can you guess what will be my first choice?

PS: Those lucky people who have already read it. Spare the rest of us some goodies. Tell me what you thought about it in a comment!

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Monday, September 27, 2010

Pure Imagination: Pre-Holiday Pre-Order Giveaway!!

Pure Imagination: Pre-Holiday Pre-Order Giveaway!!: "I know it's not the holiday season yet, but it's so close you can feel it. =/ I have some big things planed for the month of December, not o..."

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Sunday, September 26, 2010

Top 5 Most Wanted Books of 2011!

This post is me participating in Princess Bookie's 1st Mini Challenge during contest craze! She wants to know my top 5 most wanted books of 2011 and why I want them. This is a hard thing to know since I don't really know any books from 2011 yet, and because there are so many upcoming books that are indescribable. Anyway, here is my list, I hope it does me justice!

Entangled By Cat Clarke
Why I Want It: The cover itself is what drew me in. Red is my favorite color and I just love her hair! I read the summary and it sounds so interesting. The plot promises to be very mysterious, just like I like it!

4. Wake Unto Me By Lisa Cach
Why I Want It: The cover was another beauty and it is supposed to be about a girl going to boarding school and falling in love with a dead guy. And everyone knows how much I love dead guys!

Secrets and Shadows By Shannon Delany
Why I Want It: This book is the second in a series and the first one was a dream! I wrote a review about it and think even then I didn't do it justice.

My Soul To Steal By Rachel Vincent
Why I Want It: This book is also in series and it is the 4th book. Instead, of like some series, it didn't get boring, only more exciting! Spoiler alert: I am also curious to see what becomes of Kaylee and Nash!

1. Unearthly By Cynthia Hand
Why I Want It: It features the new YA craze, angels. When I hear that word, I can only think about Patch and I can only hope that the boy in the book is as sexy as he sounds in the summary.

Well, everybody that's my list. If you will please ignore the varied placement of the numbers. I am posting this from an app on my iPod touch and have no idea how to correct it. BlogBooster-The most productive way for mobile blogging. BlogBooster is a multi-service blog editor for iPhone, Android, WebOs and your desktop

Confessions of a Bookaholic: Low Red Moon by Ivy Devlin- Giveaway

Confessions of a Bookaholic: Low Red Moon by Ivy Devlin- Giveaway: "Low Red Moon by Ivy DevlinPublisher: Bloomsbury (September 14th, 2010)Reading Level: Young AdultHardcover: 256 pages Avery Hood is reeling ..."

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Wolves, Boys, and Other Things That Might Kill Me By Kristen Chandler

Summary From Goodreads:When KJ Carson is assigned to write a column for her school newspaper about the wolves in nearby Yellowstone National Park, she’s more interested in impressing Virgil Whitman, the new kid in school and the photographer assigned as her partner, than in investigative journalism. But before long, KJ has a face-to-face encounter with a wolf that changes her and the way she thinks about wolves. With her new found passion for protecting these controversial animals, KJ inadvertently ignites the fuse of the anti-wolf sentiment in the community. First Virgil is injured during a town parade, and then her father’s store is set on fire in retribution. To stop the escalating violence, KJ follows Virgil to the cattle ranch of the most outspoken anti-wolf activists in town, against her father’s will. What she discovers there threatens everything and everyone she cares about.
In KJ’s fierce and funny attempt to make peace between the wolves and the people that despise them, she must first face her own long-held fears. It’s terrifying, but then, finding yourself always is.
Hardcover, 371 pages
Published May 13th 2010 by Viking Juvenile

Plot: KJ, or Katherine Jean, a girl with dislexyia and a tour-guide father. She goes with him on wolf tours with him all the time and she loves them. The problem is that her town doesn't. With a town filled with ranchers and cattle, the wolves cause a big problem. Joined together with a cute wolf-loving boy, she tries to keep peace with her town and save the wolves' lives.

Characters: KJ, was a very inspiring girl. She had a learning disability,but she didn't let that stop her. She still found a way to overcome things. I didn't like the way she tried to defend her town for their actions in the beginning and then I started to understand. Virgil was a difficult person to figure out and I thought that he was a werewolf, but I liked him. He was the ideal shy guy who wasn't afraid to be himself. My least favorite character was KJ's dad, Sam. He pushed her to hard and was unessecarrily harsh to her. Sometimes, I thught that he was one of KJ's antagonists. He loved her in his own way, but his behavior towards her was awful.

Relatibility: I can relate to bring stuck in a small town, caught between what you know and what you know is right. The choice can be one of the hardest things to do even for the simplest thing. I wish I was as persistant as KJ, Virgil, and her friends.

Cover Comments: The cover is very simple, with great big burst of color. It is similar to the story within, casual and laid back, but expect some bursts that you'd never expect.
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Sunday, September 19, 2010

In My Mailbox

Contest Craze is in a few more daze!

Hey everybody! Did you know that the fabulous days of contest craze are coming up. On Monday, September 27, 2010, Princess Bookie will begin holding those crazed contests that blow our minds. It will go on for two glorious weeks! She already has a contest for bloggers and tweeters. If you tweet about Contest Craze or write a blog post about it you will be entered to win a mystery ARC! Isn't that exciting! Princess Bookie treats us all so well! If you want more information click HERE and begin to enjoy the Contest Craze early! BlogBooster-The most productive way for mobile blogging. BlogBooster is a multi-service blog editor for iPhone, Android, WebOs and your desktop

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Reincarnation By Suzanne Weyn

Author: Suzanne Weyn
Publication Date: 2008
Genre: YA Romance
Format: Paperback

Copied from Goodreads:
From prehistory to the present, theirs was a love for the ages. It starts with a fight in a cave over an elusive green jewel . . . and then travels over time and lives to include Egyptian slaves, Greek temples, Massachusetts witch trials, Civil War battlefields, Paris on the eve of World War II, America in the 1960s . . . and a pair of modern-day teenagers. For readers who believe that love is stronger than time or death, this is an unforgettable novel from a wonderful storyteller.

Why I read this: I had heard about this book a lot and it had some pretty big hype. I wanted to know if all of it was well deserved.

Plot: This story's plot isn't just one, but a lot of them, all surrounding two soul mates. These two lost loves find each other in almost every one of their lives only for tragedy to fall and one of them be lost. All of their encounters center around an emerald jewel. If they can overcome the temptation of the jewel, they can be together. All or the stories were very well detailed and filled with action and time between the two lovers. The only part I didn't like was that at the most important part, the end where they are finally able to be together, I feel that she ended it too soon.

Characters: As I said above, they were the same soul and just different names. This was very refreshing to have so many characters and still be able to identify them by their traits.

Reliability: I personally can't relate to this book yet because I have never had a boyfriend, but most people can relate to losing the love of your life and then finding another or the same one.

Cover Thoughts: I loved it. I like the angelic glow the people have about them. It really goes along well with the soul mate concept. 

Friday, September 17, 2010

Blog Hop

Book Blogger Hop

Today is Blog Hop over at Crazy for Books. This is a program that happens once a week that other blogger participate in to collect followers and to show awesome blogs and sites. This is my first time joining, I hope to have a successful time. Click that button up there and join the Mr. Linky.


Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Infinite Days By Rebecca Maizel

Copied from Goodreads:
Lenah Beaudonte is, in many ways, your average teen: the new girl at Wickham Boarding School, she struggles to fit in enough to survive and stand out enough to catch the eye of the golden-boy lacrosse captain. But Lenah also just happens to be a recovering five-hundred-year-old vampire queen. After centuries of terrorizing Europe, Lenah is able to realize the dream all vampires have -- to be human again. After performing a dangerous ritual to restore her humanity, Lenah entered a century-long hibernation, leaving behind the wicked coven she ruled over and the eternal love who has helped grant her deep-seated wish.

Until, that is, Lenah draws her first natural breath in centuries at Wickham and rediscovers a human life that bears little resemblance to the one she had known. As if suddenly becoming a teenager weren’t stressful enough, each passing hour brings Lenah closer to the moment when her abandoned coven will open the crypt where she should be sleeping and find her gone. As her borrowed days slip by, Lenah resolves to live her newfound life as fully as she can. But, to do so, she must answer ominous questions: Can an ex-vampire survive in an alien time and place? What can Lenah do to protect her new friends from the bloodthirsty menace about to descend upon them? And how is she ever going to pass her biology midterm?

I can only describe this book as a vicious whirlwind. It was all over the place and I was constantly at the edge of my seat. Lenah never did as I expected. I thought that she going to be a loner and hang by herself, but she made a friend the first day.
Tony, the aforementioned friend was so sweet and an artist. I thought and really hoped that she would pick him, instead of Justin, but Lenah was unpredictable and I adored her. I loved that even though she was a human, she still kept a few of her vampire tendencies. I loved Tony, too. I liked that he was the first to approach her and was her friend until the end. I didn't like Justin because of how he treated her in the beginning, but he grew on me. As much without spoilers as I can, I will tell you that the ending is surprising and will leave your mouth hanging open. BlogBooster-The most productive way for mobile blogging. BlogBooster is a multi-service blog editor for iPhone, Android, WebOs and your desktop

Waiting on Wednesday (9/15/2010)

Anna was looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. So she's less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris — until she meets Étienne St. Clair. Smart, charming, beautiful, Étienne has it all . . . including a serious girlfriend.

But in the City of Light, wishes have a way of coming true. Will a year of romantic near-misses end with their long-awaited French kiss? Stephanie Perkins keeps the romantic tension crackling and the attraction high in a debut guaranteed to make toes tingle and hearts melt.


"From the magical streets of Paris to its charming narrator, Anna and the French Kiss has it all. A wonderfully winning book!"
--ROBIN BENWAY, author of Audrey, Wait! and The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May, & June

"No one captures the exhilarating and exhausting `but-does-he-like-me?!' question better than Stephanie Perkins. A scrumptious read."
--JUSTINA CHEN, author of North of Beautiful

"Very sly. Very funny. Very romantic. You should date this book."
--MAUREEN JOHNSON, New York Times bestselling author of 13 Little Blue Envelopes and Scarlett Fever

"Smart and sensual, Anna and the French Kiss is everything your heart is longing for. You'll want to live inside this story forever. More, s'il vous plaît!"
--LISA MCMANN, New York Times bestselling author of the Wake Trilogy

"Imagine a mug of rich, thick hot chocolate. Now add a swirl of sweet whipped cream. Yummy? Oui. Well, Anna and the French Kiss is richer, sweeter, and--yes--even hotter. You're in for a very special treat."
--LAUREN MYRACLE, New York Times bestselling author of Peace, Love and Baby Ducks and Let It Snow

If you haven't already, you need to read Princess Bookie's review! Can you say epic?!

Monday, September 13, 2010

Coffeehouse Angel By Suzanne Selfors

From Goodreads:
From the author of Saving Juliet comes a romantic comedy that is good to the last drop. When Katrina spots a homeless guy sleeping in the alley behind her grandmother’s coffee shop, she decides to leave him a cup of coffee, a bag of chocolate-covered coffee beans, and some pastries to tide him over. Little does she know that this random act of kindness is about to turn her life upside down. Because this adorable vagrant, Malcolm, is really a guardian angel on a break between missions. And he won’t leave until he can reward Katrina’s selflessness by fulfilling her deepest desire. Now if only she could decide what that might be . . .
My Opinion:
Coffeehouse Angel was, to me, was like one of Aesop's fables. There were a lot of lessons in the plot and were important to the development of Katrina. Her grandmother's coffee shop is going down the toilet and instead of quitting like she usually does, she enlists the help of her friends to help her.
Katrina is a female idol. She has a habit of quitting things and she finds a way to overcome it.
My favorite character though was not Katrina, it was Malcolm. I've always liked angels and Malcolm was one of a kind. He was a messenger angel and decides to reward Katrina after she gives him treats from the shop. I liked his contrast of naivety and wiseness. I was totally hopeless at the end and thought they were gonna give up, but they persevered and won! Even though they forgave their enemies, they still got their kick in the face.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Bad News

As you can tell by the title, I have some bad news. Yesterday morning, my cat jumped on me and made me spill milk all over my keyboard and now the letters, R, S, D, F, and C do not work. So I have to send it off to be fixed because there is no Toshiba repair place in my whole state! I cried when I the customer service lady told me. I hate that my baby has to go away but I want her to be healthy. Supposedly we should be receiving a box in 3-5 business days and then it will be shipped. I will be saving up reviews and maybe I will splurge and buy a real blogging app for my iPod touch. I am off to mourn the lost of my baby and pray for the shipping box to come in 3 days instead of 5. See ya!

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Saturday 6 (9/11/10)

So, what age do you start to make your bucket list?

It would be easier if i knew what age i would die at.

Name 6 things that you would add at the top of your bucket list?

The things that would be at the top of my bucket list are...

  1. Truly LIVE and not just exist.
  2. Be Happy
  3. Go to the Library of Congress
  4. Go to the Smithsonian Museum. 
  5. Buy A house with a personal library.
  6. Meet Robert Pattinson
What's on you guys' bucket list? 
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Friday, September 10, 2010

Friday Question (9/10/10)

I want you loving like an Aquarius
Sensitive like a Pisces
Energetic like an Aries
Dependable like a Taurus
Curious like a Gemini
Patient like a Cancer
Playful like a Leo
Hardworking like a Virgo
Cooperative like a Libra
Intense like a Scorpio
Caring like a Sagittarius
And persistent like a Capricorn

What is your astrological zodiac sign? Do you think your personal characteristics match that of your astrological zodiac sign? 

My zodiac sign is Libra. The sign for Libra is a scale to represent balance. I think my characteristics do match my zodiac sign. I am not overly anal, but I do like having things in balance. In my room or with anything that I own or do, there is plan of operation already thought out. There are also certain ways that things have to be done or places that things have to go. I like to have stability, especially with time. If my alarm clock doesn't go off, even if I do wake up in time to catch the bus, my heart will race and I will go borderline panic attack. Also, another example, you know how this the Friday Question? Well, today is Tuesday. I am writing this days in advance and have all my other posts planned and written out already. Shameful, isn't it?

Enough laughing at me, what about you? Do you fit the traits of your sign?

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Thursday, September 9, 2010

13 to Life (13 to Life, #1) By Shannon Delany

Summary from Goodreads:
Something strange is stalking the small town of Junction…

When junior Jess Gillmansen gets called out of class by Guidance, she can only presume it’s for one of two reasons. Either they’ve finally figured out who wrote the scathing anti-jock editorial in the school newspaper or they’re hosting yet another intervention for her about her mom. Although far from expecting it, she’s relieved to discover Guidance just wants her to show a new student around—but he comes with issues of his own including a police escort.

The newest member of Junction High, Pietr Rusakova has secrets to hide--secrets that will bring big trouble to the small town of Junction—secrets including dramatic changes he’s undergoing that will surely end his life early.

My Review:
      This story tells about Jessie Gillmansen and her life with her horses and dogs in Junction. After a weird occurrence one night, a family of dark-haired Russians show up in Junction and Jess has to guide the hottest one around her school. I love Jess, she had this independent girl aura about her, which I can absolutely appreciate. She had some flaws about her as all people do which made her seem all the more perfect. She had habit of being too selfless that sometimes held off her romance with Pieta. 
     Now that we mentioned Pieta, let's talk about how much I loved him. I loved him from the first time Jess spoke his name. He's Russian and I guess that his name is the Russian spelling for Peter. He won cool points just for his unique name. He is mysterious like all dark, dreamy werewolves and hardly speaks to Jess at the beginning, but when he does, he ends up offending her. He is very forward to Jess about his feelings, which is refreshing from other books.
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The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games
by Suzanne Collins
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Paperback, 374 pgs

Summary From Goodreads:
Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with every one out to make sure you don't live to see the morning?

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV.

Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she steps forward to take her sister's place in the Games. But Katniss has been close to dead before—and survival, for her, is second nature. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender. But if she is to win, she will have to start making choices that will weigh survival against humanity and life against love.
My Thoughts:
     The Hunger Games has been described as obsessive, brilliant, and jarring. in my opinion, it was indescribable. I wasn't too interested in this series at first, *don't hit me*, because I thought that it would be too "actiony." The thing is that it was too "actiony".... and I loved it! Katniss is one the most kick-butt female leads I've ever read about. I knew what she was going to be like when she stepped up for her sister, even then she continued to surprise me. I was not at all disappointed.
     The real reason for my disinterest was that I assumed there would be no romance, which I can't live without, but in walks sweet, muscled, bread-boy Peeta . He is totally in love with Katniss and she is annoyingly unaware of his affections. I haven't read the rest of the trilogy, but I look forward to the day that I do. All the buzz on Twitter has been about Mockingjay. The Hunger Games encompasses the best of love and romance and action and survival.

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Booking Through Thursday (9/9/10)

You know, people wonder why I read so much. Five reasons:

Blogger Templates1. Guys are always better in books.

2. In books, someone always gets a happy ending.

Guys are always hotter in books, because you can pretty much decide what they look like for yourself.

4. In books, anything is possible.

5. Guys are always better in books.

Prompt: If you’re not enjoying a book, will you stop mid-way? Or do you push through to the end? What makes you decide to stop?

My Answer: If I'm not enjoying a book, I will stop reading it and not return to it for a long period of time. It depends on if the book is slow moving or it is just not about anything at all. If it is slow moving and have a hint that there is a climax in plot then I will stick it out. If the book it about a plot that I am completely uninterested in or is on a topic I find offensive, then I will stop completely. I recently read a book where a 18-year old hooked up with a 14-year old. She didn't know of his age, but I couldn't see any type of happy legal ending so I closed the door on the book. It may be a really good book and at the end, they live happily ever after, but I won't know for a very long time.

What about you? Write on the prompt in the comments or on your own blog and link back. Thank You!

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Waiting On Wednesday (9/8/10)

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's eagerly anticipated book that I am waiting on is...

Once in a Full Moon
By Ellen Schreiber
Publication Date: 2011
From Goodreads:

Beware of a kiss under the full moon. It will change your life forever.

Celeste Parker is used to hearing scary stories about werewolves—Legend’s Run is famous for them. But when, after an unnerving visit with a psychic, she encounters a pack of wolves and gorgeous, enigmatic Brandon, she must discover whether his transformation is more than legend or just a trick of the shadows in the moonlight. Brandon may be Celeste’s hero, or he may be the most dangerous creature she could encounter in the woods of Legend’s Run.

The bestselling Vampire Kisses author, Ellen Schreiber, weaves together psychic predictions, generations-old secrets, a town divided, and the possibility of falling in love with a hot and heroic werewolf—the perfect formula for what happens...once in a full moon.

Sounds good, doesn't it? And it's written by the author of Vampire Kisses.

What are you waiting for this Wednesday?

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Tuesday Meme: Topical Tuesday

Every day is like christmas

its a new present waiting to be unwrapped

and although you don't always like what you get

there's another present waiting
You will be pleased to know I have invented the Time Machine (patent pending)*. I need some test subjects, so I am giving each TT participant one weeks usage of my Time Machine.
Will you go forward and visit the future? or will you go back? Give us all the juicy details. 

My Answer: I think that I would go forward and see what it will be like in the near future. I don't think that there is any reason to go back in the past because even if you could change anything, I wouldn't want to. I would want to deal with any and all consequences I have made in the past because they are why I am who I am. In the future, I would like to see myself after making all those mistakes in the past and overcoming all my obstacles. Or maybe I wouldn't accept your present of usage and continue with my life the way it is, blissfully ignorant of the future and satisfied with my past. I know from personal experience that when you know a what a present is before it is opened, the surprise and excited factor goes wayyyyy down. So, I would be curious, but would come to the conclusion that the past is the past, the present is the present, and the future is the future. 

What about you everybody? Where in the future or past would you go? Post in the comments or on your own blog and link back. I'm excited to hear your ideas and stories. Thank You!

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Review: Willow by Julia Hoban

Willow by Julia Hoban
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Format: Hardback, 329 pg
     Willow tells the story of seventeen-year old year old Willow Randall. After driving the car the killed her parents, Willow falls into a depression and self-mutilates herself as her way to deal with her life. Willow herself seemed like a very complex character to develop. Julia, no matter how hard it may have been, did a wonderful job in describing the thoughts that cutters probably think. Willow's reason for cutting is the guilt she feels over her parents. Although I wouldn't like to consider cutting myself, I could relate to Willow.
     She felt like a murderer and thought that she didn't deserve to be happy and enjoy life. Then along comes Guy, he finds out her secret and becomes determined to help Willow and becomes her life jacket in the middle of drowning. Willow inspires me the enjoy everyday because the next day isn't promised and there are people like Willow who would kill to live the life that I live.
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Monday, September 6, 2010

Monday Meme: Curious As A Cat:

It's Monday morning and I'm extra curious... Answer here, or in your own blog.
Please link back, and leave a comment to tell me where you answered.

What kind of chocolate is your favorite: white, milk, semi-sweet, bittersweet?

My Answer: My favorite kind of chocolate would have to a tie between white and milk chocolate. I like white chocolate, but I've only ever had it in a Hershey's Cookie and Cream Bar. I also like milk chocolate and it is the one that I am most often eating, but for some reason, when I eat milk chocolate, it makes me hot, like in temperature. So, I always drink water when I'm eating it.

So, what's your favorite chocolate? Answer in the comments or in your own blog.


I was just wondering if on a blog can you just post other stuff not relating to the original intent of the blog topic. My decision? Yes. It's my blog and even if it is only a two word post I am going to post. Besides not having any followers, last time, I quit because I made blogging such a job and I was already under a ton of stress. So, as of no, this blog is officially a personal book review blog. I will contain person topics and book reviews. I'm not saying this to be rude, but if you don't want to read, don't. I want blame you because you have a right to read what you want just like the way I have a right to write what I want. The whole point is that I have a problem with putting too much pressure on myself and if I get myself too overwhelming over thinking stupid things and not just enjoying the aspect of writing, then I will quit and I don't want to do that anymore.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Postsecret Sunday

     Every Sunday @, the webmaster posts secrets that have been sent to them in the mail for their books. When the next Sunday comes, the post from the previous Sunday is deleted and never seen again. The whole point of the project is to send someone you don't know a secret that you've never told anyone else. Just to get it off of your chest. I think that this is an awesome concept and I make it a habit to check out the secrets every Sunday. Some of the secrets are happy, funny, or even heartbreaking. Every Sunday I will post my favorite ones from the secrets and put it on here.

Go to to see the rest of the Sunday Secrets!

Not All Angels Fly: Strange Angels By Lili St. Crow

Can you say awesome!!!! That word and many other great ones will almost be worthy enough to describe this book. When I picked up this book from the bookstore I had no idea it was gonna be so fantastic! It was a little on the short side which put me off a bit, but then I said “What the hey?” and got it anyway. I was not disappointed. Even though it is shorter than my usuals it took me longer to read it because I found myself stopping at certain times to get the visuals just…right. Lili was sooo descriptive that she had me eating out of the palm of her hand! I then found out that it was a series……Yayyyyy! The next book, Betrayals is already on shelves and already on mine. It is fairly worn and read. I was thinking I could review it next. I don’t know what it has been about this beginning and end of the year with sneaky books preying on unsuspecting me. If Lili keeps on placing such delicious morsels on my plate I will happily gobble them down. I think I might have a girl-crush on Lili and Dru and Graves and Chris. My gosh sooo many!
            I think my favorite part of this book was that it reminded me of Vampire Academy and stirred up my longing for a kick-butt female lead. Dru is independent and caring in her own way. She has to deal with so many heartaches, but she keeps fighting. If that’s not inspirational I don’t know what is!  She meets Grave and instantly you know that he is important from how she studies him. Then she meets Christophe, all blond, highlighted, and pretty and you think you’ve made a huge mistake. Until you realize that she is confused and you put yourself into her place and think “What would I do if faced with such temptation?” This book showed me how awesome a writer Lili is because it is one thing to write up a boy so pretty all you want to do is look into his eyes, but it is almost impossible to write a female lead so wonderful that all you have to do is read to see her character. Dru is overall one of my favorite female book idols. She is a teen girl who tries to hide from the ‘real world’ even though its no use. She never tries to be anyone else or pretend. She is just….Dru.
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