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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Everlasting

Everlasting (The Immortals, #6)Everlasting by Alyson Noel


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Ok, it took me SO long but Netflix is an addiction!

Anyways, it's a great book. I know I've been impatient with Ever in the other books, I am now ok with her. She doesn't throw tantrums, she doesn't think like an out of control teenager who needs a slap. She seems to have grown up. She's saving souls and rediscovering life to save another to have her future and not. Just hers but with Damen. When she went back to her first life at Adelina, the whole story is exactly when it is, a vacation from her real life to her past for me. A short story I didn't want to end so soon. Man, Drina is everywhere! Everyone in her current life was disguised as someone else who all played a part in her past lives. It seemed as through her lifetimes, every one was there. Her past, Shadowland and Summerland are all connect and makes sense.

I knew she'd make it to The Tree of life. I knew she'd come back but didn't know she was generous to pick enough fruit to ALL the immortals.

I was afraid Damen might refuse, but I'm glad it turned out great, that her and her aunt made up.

Great ending!




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Illusions

Illusions (Wings, #3)Illusions by Aprilynne Pike


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


OMG, a cliffhanger! Here's my spoiler! Which is true and which is not, read to decide!
Anyways, this book has its perks!
Tamani is now going to the same school as Laurel and David and Chelsea and Ryan
There's a new fairy name Yuki.
Tamani and David finally fights over Laurel.
We totally see a side of Tamani we would never imagined besides his descriptions.
Laurel ACTIUALLY breaks up with David.
Chelsea admits to Laurel that she may still have feelings for David.
The trolls have a fairy helping them with magic.
Klea could be a fairy!
There is a winter fairy who is not part of the Seelie Court. (Haha, reminds me of fairies in TMI by CC)
Trolls now hide in an invisible world.
Tamani and Laurel is dating.
Tamani is leaking sparkling powder, but for who?
Chelsea and Ryan will break up because of Ryan and Ryan has "no ideaaaaa!"

I hope someone doesn't die!


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Friday, August 5, 2011

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Saturday, July 30, 2011

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Monday, July 11, 2011

Spells

Spells (Wings, #2)Spells by Aprilynne Pike


My rating: 4 of 5 stars


At first the story line was slowly progressing but even through-out it got a bit interesting with the description of the different fairies, their living styles and each visit Tamani made to visit Laurel. The book dragged on a bit but here and there it got interesting. The whole time I keep thinking Laurel's mom was under the trolls' spell and was pushing Laurel away. David and Laurel progressed in their relationship and they got closer than ever before but Laurel's potion skill sounded like 2 months is NOT enough to be a full fledge Fall Fairy. I'm happy that Laurel chose David cause he sounds like a really great guy but Tamani sounds like a dream she couldn't quite grasps without sacrificing David and the human world. The end of the book was such a cliff-hanger! I wanna know what's up with Tamani and what's he planning to do, what Shar is planning. Is Chelsea gonna play a bigger role and who's the master mind behind Barnes. And did Barnes tell Chelsea all about Laurel and or where and how did Chelsea figure out about Laurel. And what is up with Klea? What is her background, her intention and does she work for or against the fairies and the super-natural world? Does she have a bigger plot and plans to hurt Laurel without David there?




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Wings

Wings (Wings, #1)Wings by Aprilynne Pike


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Growing up with her parents, Laurel was always homeschooled until sophomore year, the year her parents moved to Cresecent City to open a dream book store and forces Laurel into a public school. There she meets and befriends David. One day and for a week or so, Laurel finds a zitlike bump on her back which grows and grows everyday until it became the size of a base ball then bursted into a blossom. Stressing and having trouble with the secret on her back, she turns to David and eventually discovers she is somewhat a plant with real plant cells. For a while, Laurel would hide her petals under her clothes. After a visit to the forest behind her old home, and getting caught with her petals untied and spread out, she meets Tamani and there learns a bit about herself and why there is a blossom on her back. She learns not only is she not human, she is also a Fall Fairy that is the second most magical fairies in the fae world. After she returns, her and David experiments on herself from blood drops, to heartbeats and petal samples, Tamani's words aren't lies after all. When her her dad turns ill, then forced into a hospital, and Laurel's mom is forced to sell the land of the old home for the hospital bills, Laurel knows there is something awefully wrong with the situation and the realitor. David and her investigates into the realitor who gives Laurel a bad feeling and finds out that he's a fraud. After being caught snooping around the realitor's place, David and Laurel are thrown into a river to die. Afther their near death experiment, they went looking for Tamani for help and learns that the realitor and his two men and pet are all trolls, looking to steal the land her mother was selling and that the trolls wanted to invade Avalon, a magical world part of Earth for the Fae childrens. The troll realitor is attacked and escaped leaving Tamani injured but the fae folk helps Laurel's dad's illness from a toxin the troll poisened him with and a large diamond for her parents in exchange for the land to be transferred into Laurel's name. She is now the guardian of her land. Laurel learns that Tamani is her close fae friend, that they had a history, that she became a changling to carryout her duty as a fae. Though she definity has feelings for Tamani, he's just not David and she cannot leave her human world.




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The Dark and Hollow Places

The Dark and Hollow PlacesThe Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Yet, she didn't die, she made it to the park where the ship is, she made it to Catcher...

Anna and Catcher meets under the circumstances of being chased by Mudos.
Catcher and Annah finally makes it back to her flat where they met Elias and all try to find a way to find Gabry at the Sanctuary.
Elias uses Catcher as a reward for their safety to the Sanctuary.
Annah and her sister finally meet. Annah gets to know Catcher better and then both falls in love. Catcher and Annah are the biggest bait the Recruiters have got their hands on. Annah in search of a way off the island lands her with abuse so bad it kills Catcher. Elias and Gabry gets sick and Annah does whatever she could to escape the Sanctuary.
The sanctuary is where Annah finds out the Recruiters use the Soulers and the Mudo in a cat and mouse game like til the Soulers becomes infected.
While Annah, Gabry and Elias are held as prisoner under the proection of the Recruiters from the Mudos, Catcher is forced to go to the Dark City to find supplies for the Sanctuary.
Annah comes up with the brilliant idea of making an air balloon to escape the sanctuary with the help of Gabry stitching the mateerials, Elias making the basket and fire to carry them and Catcher going around to all the other survivors in The Dark City to use the same idea to escape the hordes to the ship.
In attempt to flee from the Sanctuary to meet Catcher at the ship with alll the other survivors, the balloon rips and Annah is forced on her own account to save Gabry and Elias. Through s butchered and freezing tunnel under the Dark City, Annah pushes and Wills herself to nevr give up and find her way to the carnival exit where the ship is. Through thick and thin, Annah survives without and infection and right into Catcher.




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The Dead-Tossed Waves

The Dead-Tossed Waves (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #2)The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


To me, and compared to the books I've read before like The Mortal Instruments, theres not a whole lot of action action, but I do agree with some of the other readers. This book is written beautifully, romantic, scary and terrifying all at once, well not "all at once," but through-out it! Thinking back, I was like, ok, Mary has a daughter, and with who? The light house guy? And then it's like ok, she's adopted, that's alright. Ooo, and Gabrielle is in love and she meets Elias! O Elias, a mistery man, where is he from, why is he in the Forest and why does he already has this attachment to Gabry?!?!?! Then o my! Catcher is infected and now he's immune. And then there's Daniel. I thought maybe then Gabry will lean on him for the almost-lost of Catcher, and maybe fall in a similar step to Harry and Mary's situation, but nope. Throughout the books, it's like Gabry is strong and then her determination, her will collapses, like the shift in the wind. I find that Gabry's a little weaker than Mary, but then they are different characters. So back to the Forest and Gabry finds her mom with Harris and her history and roots with the village and Elias. Poor Gabry, like she said, she barely found her roots, and now she had to leave it behind and move on. Are they going to travel in a circle to reach the Dark City? Will Gabry and Catcher meet Mary, Elias, Harry and the dog again? Will Gabry find her twin Annah?

Even though my review sounds swift and more compact and less judgmental this time. I feel like Carrie Ryan wrote this sequel better than The Forest Of Hands And Teeth. Well you gotta have a beginning to have and middle and ending. This is a good book, a little slow at first because of Gabry's life and Mary continued life intro, I think it's great! Different and similar obstacle and the love triangle that always tuggs and tears at someone's heart!




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The Forest of Hands and Teeth

The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1)The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan


My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Life as Mary is sooooo, not hard at all. But dealing with the Sisters maybe a little bit. Wether is waits for Travis or goes for Harry, at least both brothers love her. But Mary has a bigger dream, dreams of the ocean and the big city that her mother always tells her. But when she can have Travis, he's just not enough for her. Even when she marries Harry, that isn't even enough for her. Along the path, she's obsessed with the presence of Gabrielle and wants to know everything about her, where's she from, why she came to their village, etc. But going forth with her dreams and trying to pursue a future and demanding a history where her footprints needs to be remembered, she slowly and agonizingly looses members of her family and friends that she loves. Nothing stops her, no one can, not her best friend, not Travis or her brother Jed.

Eventually she finds the ocean, but she loses everyone to the Forest of Hands and Teeth. This is like the movie Resident Evil IV but in the forest instead of the city, no guns and super cool karate moves. There's no way I can see this as an interesting movie. So much is explained and expressed in emotions that it seems like there is little room for action. The most memorable scenes: the moment Harry holds her hand under water and asks for her, the scene where her mom is suffering until she is given up to the Unconsecrated to join her father, the scene where Sister Tabiltha takes her to the tunnels and demands her loyalty to God, the scenes where she is nursing Travis and the almost moments of touch, moments where she meets Gabrielle in the room adjacent to Travis's room and the window scene where she sees Gabrielle from the grounds of the Cathedral, the window writings left by Gabrielle, codes to navigate through the forest, where Mary is on the hill with Travis, where she is binded to Harry, the scene where Harry, her, Argos and Jacob sees Gabrielle kill Sister Tabitha, the travel scenes in the forest and the scenes at the next village and their short life there, scenes where Travis and Mary escapes the 3 story house to the house in the tree where the Harry and the others stayed, where Travis dies, Jed falls off the cliff, and finally the scene where Mary meets the guy on duty on the shores of the beach chopping off the heads of the Unconsecrated whom were washed to shore by the storm.

An easy read, but nerve wrecking to read through a stubborn character.




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Linger

Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2)Linger by Maggie Stiefvater


My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Four stars because to me it was a slow read throughout even though it had good twists and turns here and there.

Grace finally shifts due to Cole's brilliant theory over coffee and a ragged napkin. Either she survived or not was in Cole's hands and not the hospital's. Sam is still Sam, the human that once was a wolf is now mourning for his mundane girlfriend who is now the wolf after 10 years of no signs. Isabel is like this chain that kept all the puzzle pieces in place. She triggered the actions, she made Cole and Sam to work together to save Grace.

Finally, maybe now.. maybe the mundane who were once humans and are now shifting from wolf to human and back and forth can now have a cure to stay human if they wanted.

I hope the last book Forever will answer alot of unanswered questions and theories.




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Night Star

Night Star (The Immortals, #5)Night Star by Alyson Noel


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


So, no elixir, Jude is just one big-hearted loving guy that always unintentionally gets in Ever's way, the twins are happy with Ava, Haven is in the Shadowlands, and FINALLY Ever understands the love that Damen has for her for over 400 +/- years. Too bad with all the stuff Roman left behind that he didn't leave another bottle of the elixir that Ever and Damen needs. And why does Roman have the painting of Ever that Damen painted? Ok, what's up with the shadow part of Summerland and the old creepy lady, and the other two immortals with her?! How did the immortals get there and if there is yet another portal to Summerland that only lands there and not in the nice pasty of Summerland itself?! Can't wait for the last book!!!! The cover looks really pretty and nice!




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Dark Flame

Dark Flame (The Immortals, #4)Dark Flame by Alyson Noel


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


It's clear that Ever is now using her heart and opening her mind. Still, her character, the curiosity part BUGS ME! But that's what makes a good story, when a write puts you on the edge, makes you feel the suspense, the anger, the happiness, things that goes on with the characters and how "you" feel from your POV. I feel bad for Roman and I feel for Jude, but and Damen's gotta hang on and live for a bit with Ever's little teenage tantrum that she delivers on to herself! O well, next nook, I can't remember!




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Shadowland

Shadowland (The Immortals, #3)Shadowland by Alyson Noel


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Have i mentioned IM SO ANNOYED WITH EVER! She's so sure, but ALWAYS making the wrong choices. I don't know how Damen can stand her. And what's up with Jude knowing Ever's name when no where mentioned did she say her name or Damen's for that fact. Or I just missed it totally! I can't believe she would not listen to anyone but the one person who she knows is NOT to be trusted and herself as well. I wouldn't want to see my friend die but how can you go against nature and be selfish to rob her of her mundane future and send her to the shawdow world! Haven had it coming, hanging with the wrong crowd more than once and always is rescued by Ever and Damen! Ever is so arrogant, thinking just because she'd immortal she's invicible or something, never thinking first before she reacts, never lookin at the bigger picture! She's like a know-it-all suddenly and assumes she knows everything, especially about the twin's true nature, their intentions and the tattoo she assumes that whatever it is, is bad. Damen who loves her most, warns her to stay away from the book which she ignores, not to see Roman which she ignores, asks Damen for advice or anything first before she acts to it which she ignores, not to take off the crystals around her neck and yet, she ignores it! Im starting to think no matter how attractive she is described to be, she is definitely dumb in the head! But I love the suspense, even though it puts me on edge and Ever irritates the hell out of me! I just hope Ever gets smarter and wiser, which she lacks. She's the one who needs classes and training on how to use her powers. But this girl here!, makes mistakes after mistakes, and never ever consulting with Damen or asks for advice. She trusts no-one bu herself and puts everyone else in danger cause she's so dumb-founded!

OMG, next book!!!!!!!!




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Blue Moon

Blue Moon (The Immortals, #2)Blue Moon by Alyson Noel


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


OMG CLIFFHANGER! anyways. I sometimes don't understand Ever at all. Not because I'm a reader but she knows in Summerland, things are manifested by You and people who go there are either dead or can actually travel there through a portal. It seems if her sister Riley was mentioned that maybe, MAYBE those twins are trustworthy. And even since she met Roman, she didn't trust him, felt uneasy around him, how can she trust whatever he says at all. It dawns on me that no matter how the author describes how weathy and good attractive she is, she can be quite the dumb one. Don't get me wrong, I like this book, this series so far, but I just gotta vent about characters that show a little too much that annoys me. This series or some of the characters or settings, whatever it is, reminds me of the HUSH HUSH series. Ok, I gotta know what happens next and if Ever gets smarter or just a clueless as ever!




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Evermore

Evermore (The Immortals, #1)Evermore by Alyson Noel


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


If you ever read Fallen & Torment by Lauren Kate and Charlie St Cloud by Ben Sherwood, this is great mix! It's a cross between both and you wouldn't imagine the similarities and the differences. I'm not comparing really, I'm just giving you an idea of what to expect of this 1st book. It's great! Different villains, different characters of course! Even though Ever isnt a simple mundane, but an immortal one,she is yet to learn her great abilities that Damen is trying to teach her. Being there are many books on this series, I hope it gets more exciting but yet I'm also pessimistic that something bad will happen. Don't all books give you the suspense, the cliff- hanger in the end and then either gives you a typical ending or an unexpected/twisted good ending.. Which in turns to me makes the series EPIC-ally awesome! Got my toes crossed!

Though I really gotta mention, I love Alyson Noel's writing. SO easy to read, and NOT confusing at all! A very good wring style I might add!

And it's awesomely cool to know his little sister Riley has her own spin-off series too! I definitely can't waits and btw, did I mention I got all the books but the two last books :)




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Shiver

Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1)Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater


My rating: 4 of 5 stars


I think the story is cute. But yet I wondered the whole time if she wanted to be with him and it was impossible for him at the moment to be huma, why can't she get bit again and turn into a wolf to be with Sam? It's a long distance love that yet occurred in her very backyard where her backyard laced itself into the woods. At least Grace was not a stubborn annoying main character. I've read so many good books that I main girl character ALWAYS got on my nerves. It was an easy read, but a bit slow for what I'm use to in other books. It's mainly a love story like Matched, but between Sam the wolf and Grace the human that never changed. I wished Isabel's brother didn't die but became Olive's wolf partner. But this is a series after all and things have to happen to characters so the show can still go on.




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CIty of Fallen Angels

City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments #4)City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


I feel sorry for Simon, all he wanted to be is up front with his mother but yet she rejects him. Why doesnt Clary's mom like Jace? Why is Jace having all these weird dreams of Clary? I wonder how Alex and Magnus is.

OMG, CLIFF-HANGER!!!!!!!!!

Anyways.. As I still stand to say.. The book started out slow. Kind of hard to expect what might happen have the 1st chapter already released to the public, and the kinda-give-away by the synopsis. But who knew The Mark of Cain could play such an important role. OMG, Sabastian is baaaaaack!

Though there weren't real action to the end of the book, this is what I hope...

Jordan and Maia ends up together.

Simon and Isabell dates again and she plays a more serious role in his life.

Magnus and Alec is gonna have such a cute love story but Camille might be a threat.

O, and how much I prefer Jace and Clary to be together after all their hardships, I AM SO ANNOYED WITH CLARY's STUBBORN DECISIONS.

I don't support, "act first, think later," but that is actually what she personally it and that's why teenagers annoy me. Careless and destructive to the things they touch without the care of others till something happens.

"sigh," I can't wait til next yr to continue this book!

But I am looking forward to the end of the yr for CLOCKWORK PRINCE to release!




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Matched

Matched (Matched, #1)Matched by Ally Condie


My rating: 4 of 5 stars


If I lived in such a world, I don't think I can obey anyone, let alone the government. If it means the safetly of my family, I will then have to sacrafice my love and my life for the life of the ones i love. So, to admit, i did find the story a bit slow, but a page turner. I found it very controlling as the Hunger Games but at least their belly was always full. If I was matched to the perfect guy, who could complain. But it is 2011 after all. We all have had our crushes, teen love and thinking we found "The One!" A future where technology doesn't control their lives is impossible knowing our technology today is booming. A future where we have the perfect job, the perfect match, the perfect family and the perfect love. OMG, perfect love? IDK, kinda skeptical but still, I wanna know who i would be matched with. It is a bit of a mystery and a turn of events. I feel sorry for Xander because Cassia isn't the one who can return the same love that he can give. Ky deserves so much and for such a strong willed girl, Cassia is bettered matched to Ky. I only hope Xander can still find true love, or can he be matched again? I can't wait till the next book. I wanna know where Ally Condie is gonna take the next jouney to. Who is Cassia going to meet? Will she ever find Ky again and if they can really be together after all? Is Xander and her family still going to help her find Ky.? Will her little brother grow up, realize the turn of events in their lives and leave blame to his sister's forbidden love and his parent's will to go along with it to make his sister happy? Will we hear from Xander and his heart again? x(0_o)x got my fingers crossed for CROSSED!




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Halo

Halo (Halo, #1)Halo by Alexandra Adornetto


My rating: 4 of 5 stars


I definitely got a change out of this book. Theres angel alright, but it's a angel girl falling for a mundane boy. Usually i read the opposite. How cute! The book for started out a little slow. There's many emotions and descriptions that it took a while to get into the story. So 3 angels really didn't fall from the sky but on a mission from God to help save one part of the town at a time. To me I'm not highly religious or religious at all but this book kind of felt like it. With the description of the angel's wing being light as paper but as large as their body to carry them sounds incredibly awesome! I want a set! Xavier turns out to be such a devoted, not modern guy who definitely loves Beth for just who she is. Smetimes you read other books where lust can play a factor, but for her, wanting to explore it was, idk, not an issuer they think mattered. Jake was that bad handsome guy even angels fell for as well. He didn't sound so bad, but he seems to have a determined mind to have what he wanted witch made him a devil's angel. So.. from what I've read before, to conclude, Jake is a fallen angel and Beth and her siblings are archangels who protect and watch over the humans? I think so. Sometimes I get lost into the story that minor details like that slips me. Not too much going on, just the experience of an angel learning to be human and falling in love with a mundane who was sure worth all her troubles. God's love may be strong, but an angel's love seems more appealing! I sometimes hated being human but if an angel fell for me! I wouldn't complain!

Ok, how come Jake is so poetic? Does that signify anything?

Towards the beginning the book, page 68-69, when Beth went to sleep, she thought she heard Xavier kiss her and say goodnight... is there more to Xavier Woods? Is he really just an ordinary human and the author thinks to put that in the book to play with my mind?




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Crescendo

Crescendo (Hush, Hush, #2)Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


I'm with Patch. His devotion, his nature, his love.. I just don't get why if being Marcie's guardian angel requires him to kiss and hang out with her right? Just guard her from a distance since he's super fast anyways. The whole time when Nora was in danger, I kept on yelling at her to tell the archangel that she wanted Patch to be her guardian angel again, but her nature is stubburn and to me annoying! Scott is suppose to be a hunk but still kinda week for a Nephilim. It's so twisted to find out that Nixon was the bad guy. No wonder he kept on popping up with Vee here and there and within the story. But was his intensions was to be Patch and kill Nora's dad so she could blame Patch the whole time? Nora has so much inner conflicting mindsets! She wouldn't tell Patch how she felt, weather it was eating at her. She should of trusted him and try to explain her reasoning. But she held all her feelings inside and kept assuming Patch was the bad guy. Though Patch has a history of violence and a secretive life-style, he could of understood and just let her know emotionally that he was in love with her instead of leaving her vulnerable to her own self-destructive mind. in love how it ended with them back together and he telling her he loved her. In my mind, as being Told through Nora's pov, I pretended he was telling me her loved me, after all the harsh words and careless interrogations. I can't wait till Silence comes out in October. I will definitely have to re-read Hush Hush and Crescendo again to relive the story and then torture my heart out reasons Silence knowing there's no more Patch unless I just reread and relive the story all over again!




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Hush Hush

Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


I think Fallen Angel are just for only us humans to love, lust, and adore! I found Nora's curiosity is SO annoying but in the end, after what she goes through, she deserves a guardian Angel. The power of friendship seems to over power the power of family. I don't understand and maybe that's just it, for me to figure it out... But how in the world did Jules die again? There are some wordings that I totally got lost even after reading it over a few times.. But over all, I like the story and how Nora makes Patch sound SO IRRESISTABLE!




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Mockingjay

Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Humans are like ants. Snow is curious child who aims the magnifier above the ants where a hot sun torture the ants and burn them to death. Coin is that grandma who has good intentions as whole for the people but is undyingly evil to seek out her motives. I don't bizzare right? Gale is that handsome bff that you can nver fall in love with because your relationship wasnt based off of feelings but companionship and trust. Katniss is the self-inflicked girl who has the teen drama mindset but a heart of a lion. Hard for her to trust anyone but the boy with the bread that she ends up loving who has always loved her and her bff gale.

I like the book. The kids grow up but matures into soldiers and a strong heart that's been mended by loves ones, torn aparrt by the carelessness of others. How in the world does the author make up such deadly pods in teh capital and create suck a weak but powerful capital? People of the districts dies off like unwanted pests but a handful of people will risk their lives to save their loved ones.

I stray of the books at moments but it pulls me back cause every turn of the page has something going on and or Katniss is at war with herself again.

I'm very happy to know Katniss and Peeta ends up together and childres of their own. What about Gale? *sigh* who knows, a short sequel somewhere?




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Catching Fire

Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Man! A diabolical plan to save the word! A symbol of love and survival! Suzanna Collins keeps you reading... No doubt she will have a sweet ending/ or not until the last nooks ends! I miss and is worried about Peeta. I wanna know what happened to district 12 and all that happned in the arena. OMG, NEXT BOOK! .. Like Katniss, we are left to guess what happened..




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The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins


My rating: 5 of 5 stars


WOW, I couldn't put the book down. Peeta and Katniss! They both did it, they survived the awful game plagued by the Capitol! I jus had to keep reading till I read every last word, every last page is turned.. But now the anti caption of what will happen between Peeta and Katniss. Love? Anger? Regret? Foul play? What about Gale! So many unanswered questions and two more books to spill over! I loved how everything was planned, willingly known or not. Through Katniss's mind, her conflicting thoughts and feelings for Peeta sends me feeling sorry for him, but maybe hope for her and their new relationship that is now more than just friendship or not? "sigh"

It seems as though Suzanne Collins has lived through the Hunger Games and is now telling the story, as if she was Katniss herself! Brilliant! Totally a different kind of love/romance. Nothing that tells you too much. No indication that anything is inappropriate. Everything that happened and events that occured just built up to the next thing that happened. There's family, there's the friendship that isn't quite a crush or love yet. Then there's a war, futuristic things like a button that sends a meal within a minute? Come one! Then there's mutation in animals, the played out/ planned out nature events, the unseen camera which captures everything that happened.. Friendship, singing birds, revenge and love/ or is it feelings/ spurs of the moment actions that can mean something else. Smart! Eveything is so planned and organized that you can't really pinpoint a type of book this is. Yes, there's action, there's romance/love I think, nothing too close to paranormalcy, friendship and family. I love it!

I don't think my description gives justice to such a brilliant book, but I KNOW reading it is a whole different realm. Being the reader in a character's mind is a whole thing plays out nicely!




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Monday, June 27, 2011

Quote to love

"But if you can't tell the truth to the people you care about the most, eventually you stop being able to tell the truth to yourself." COA

Quote to love

"To draw something is to capture it forever," .. "If you really love something, you never try to keep it the way it is forever. You have to let it be free to change." COA

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

clockwork Prince cover RELEASE

The Inferanl Devices's Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

Release DEC 6, 2011
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What's your favorite movie quote?

"In life, the past is called the history, the future is called a mystery, and now is a gift, that's why it's called the present" by Master Oogway ( it goes something like that when he was speaking to Po when he was angry and eating all the peaches from the peach tree).

You can ASK me about what I read, my hobby, anything I can answer.

Would you rather be a vampire or a werewolf?

Vampire! According to Clary, or Simon, there is no ugly vampire!

You can ASK me about what I read, my hobby, anything I can answer.

What's your favorite city?

The magical city of Alicante from The Mortal Instruments!

You can ASK me about what I read, my hobby, anything I can answer.

What was the happiest moment in your life?

I'm suppose to say "when I got married!" but its so cliche! It's when I found out I LOVE to read! Nothing has claimed my time more happily then a GOOD book! Yeh yeh, so typical, and maybe dumb, but when you love something enough, it's never enough!

You can ASK me about what I read, my hobby, anything I can answer.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

I already have readen the furst 3 books but thank you :)

well, I RE-read the first 3 books of the MI again when I bought COFA.. its fun to relive the actions and and great transition into the new book.

You can ASK me about what I read, my hobby, anything I can answer.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Book signing w/ Cinda Williams Chima at Barnes & Noble

She's my first author I came to see. Her books are good and still growing. I like her personality and she's very nice and knowledgable.

Her two series is THE HEIR SERIES & THE SEVEN REALMS. I read them all and I know there's more to come for both series, OMG!
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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

What's your favorite quotation?

‎"He might be a physical masterpiece, but he looked like an emotional train wreck." (found in The Warrior Heir by Cinda Williams Chima) ..

More like a favorite line in a book .. And ..

"How many lives do you need to live before you find someone worth dying for?" (found in Torment by Lauren Kate)

I think I like lines by characters more than quote quotes by authors/writers.

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I agree whit you. Cassandra Clear's books are great, even more than great. I haven't read CITY OF FALLEN ANGLES and CLOCKWORKER ANGEL yet, but that is because i live in Bulgaria and they are not out of print yet.

Wow, u should! But when you eventually do, you might find yourself reading City of Bones, City of Ashes, n City of Glass again before you read City of Fallen Angels, it's that good! I did. I just bought City of Bones book audio so I can listen and re-live the book while I drive around.

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Sunday, May 8, 2011

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You can ask me about what I read, my hobby, anything I can answer. http://formspring.me/DevilzlitAngel

Which is your favourite book you ever read?

I LOVE LOVE LOVE "The Mortal Instruments" series which include CITY OF BONES, CITY OF ASHES, CITY OF GLASS, and the most recent CITY OF FALLEN ANGELS (2 more to come in the near future) by Cassandra Clare. She also have a prequel of this series called "The Infernal Devices" series which includes CLOCKWORK ANGEL (2 more books in the near future) YOU'LL LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!!!!!!

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Monday, April 4, 2011

QA to Archangel fm Devilzlitangel

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Friday, April 1, 2011

formspring.me

Ask me anything... What I read, about me, my hobby and maybe I'll spill about my life! http://formspring.me/DevilzlitAngel

What's your favorite city?

So far it's Houston, TX

Anything that I can do, hobby-wise, hint-hint, my blog.

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Anything that I can do, hobby-wise, hint-hint, my blog. http://formspring.me/DevilzlitAngel

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Archangel reply

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Sunday, March 20, 2011

A post fm Cinda Williams Chima

OMG, I go goo goo gaga and all excited when an author responds to my messages! I'm happy to know they care and DO respond to their fans/readers :)

Friday, February 25, 2011

The Demon King

A Seven Realms Novel by Cinda Williams Chima

".. her beauty when deeper than appearance .. others praised her voice, .. singing on its way to the sea, .. when she danced, it was said animals crept out of the forest to watch, .. her touch healed the sick, soothed the grieving, cheered the discouraged, and made cowards brave."

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Saturday, February 19, 2011

FormSpring

Kami >>>> DevilzLitAngel
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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Castergirl

Haha, I made an convo appearance in Castergirls.com
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Kami Garcia >>>> DevilzLitAngel
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Monday, February 14, 2011

City of Fallen Angel

The Mortal Instruments: City of Fallen Angel by Cassandra Clare
coming soooooooooon APRIL 5 2011
OMG, I can't wait!

The Dragon Heir

The Heir Series: The Dragon Heir by CInda Williams Chima

Just started January 22nd


The Wizard Heir

The Heir Series: The Wizard Heir by Cinda Williams Chima

Started January 9th

The Warrior Heir

The Heir Series: The Warrior Heir by Cinda Williams Chima

‎"He might be a physical masterpiece, but he looked like an emotional train wreck."

January 14 at 12:22am

Torment

Torment by Lauren Kate

Omg, idk what Luce was thinking but poor Daniel's heart is flip-flopping because of her
January 9 at 9:11pm

"How many lives do you need to live before you find someone worth dying for?"

January 10 at 5:23pm

Fallen

Fallen By Lauren Kate

"Star-crossed lovers.. Can you fall in love with someone over and over again like you were destined to be together life times after life times and no matter what paths yous life chose for you, you end up back into each other's arms. Forever.. Really means forever".

January 2 at 1:41am

Beautiful Darkness

Beautful Darkness by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

Just started 2day ..
December 26, 2010 at 9:04pm

"When you look up / Do you see the blue sky of what might be / Or the darkness of what will never be? / Do you see me?"

December 27, 2010  at 4:01pm
 
‎"Don't run away.

I'm not running. I'm already gone."
December 27, 2010 at 4:06pm
 
‎"The truth is the truth. 'Rarely pure and never simple,'" --Oscar Wild

December 28, 2010 at 7:46pm
 
‎"I couldn't eclipse the moon, bring down the skies, or kick up the earth."
December 29, 2010 at 11:40am

Beautiful Creatures

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

Just started 2night, so far, so good..
December 23, 2010 at 1:12am

"The more she glares, the more she cares.." Any truth in that? Same for the opposite sex as well?

December 23, 2010 at 3:38pm
 
‎"Better safe than sorry,.. That means better safe, or plenty of sorry's.." Hmmm, do I have to chose?

December 23, 2010 at 3:51pm
 
"You watch yourself. One day you're gonna pick a hole in the sky and the whole universe is gonna fall right through. Then we'll all be in a fix." Interesting thought/ way to put it!

December 23, 2010 at 3:53pm
 
"" The days without you bleed together until time is nothing more than another obstacle we must overcome," --all it seemed to amount to was a love story with a really bad, and really Black ending"

December 25, 2010 at 9:56pm

The Clockwork Angel

The Infernal Devices: The Clockwork Angel by Cassandra ClareThe Infernal Devices: The Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

"Whatever you are physically,..male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy--all those things matter less than what your heart contains. If you have th soul of a warrior, you are a warrior. Whatever the color, the shade that conceals it, the flame inside the lamp remains the same. You are the flame." "That's what I believe." --Jem/C.C.


November 3, 2010 at 9:33pm

City of Glass

The Mortal Instruments: City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

‎‎"It sucked to be old enough to want to know what was going on, but so young you were always dismissed"
October 28, 2010 at 11:07pm  
 
".. Because that was what you did with family when you'd been worried about them, you grabbed them and held on to them and told them how much they'd pissed you off, they still belonged to you."
October 30, 2010 at 2:20am
 
LOL --tC .."Yeah. I think they're having the meeting where they get together and decide what other meetings they need to have."

October 30, 2010 at 3:17am

‎" People aren't born good or bad. Maybe they're born with tendencies either way, but its the way you live your life that matters. And the people you know."

October 30, 2010 at 3:23am

City of Ashes

The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare

Just started reading this book 2 days ago..., OMG, can't put it down! October 27, 2010 at 10:34am

Just finished this morning at 430am, good book, something of what I expected, C.C. Didn't let me down on this book, but I "HAVE" to read the third book to wanna know what the inquisitor was trying to tell Jace? What did Valentine do to Clare and Jace when they were young? How did Valentine escape the ship when Clare drew forth her "open" rune? So is Simon gonna fall in love w Maia? Why can't Jace let Clare go to the City of Glass and what would they do to her?
October 28, 2010 at 10:16am
 
Is Clare's mom gonna tell her the whole truth about their family history w and w/o Valentine? What does Clare have to give up in the City of Glass to rescue who? Is Jace and Clare ever gonna be together? OMG, so man questions, so little book to read!!!!!!!!

October 28, 2010 at 10:18am

City of Bones

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

".. his poetry was terrible, .. sounds like he ate a dictionary and started vomiting up words at random."
October 19, 2010 at 4:18pm
 
‎"I am stunningly attractive." "Haven't you heard that modesty is an attractive trait?" "Only from ugly people,".."The meek may inherit the earth, but at the moment it belongs to the conceited. Like me." --C.C.
October 20, 2010 at 1:41am
 
 ‎"If there is one thing she was learning from all this, it was how easy it was to lose everything you always thought you'd have forever."
October 21, 2010 at 12:37am
 
‎"To love is to destroy, and that to be loved is to be the one destroyed."
January 5 at 1:57am
 
‎"Last time I left you alone, a demon attacked you," .. "Well, I'd certainly hate to interrupt your pleasant night stroll with my sudden death."
January 5 at 2:13am
 
‎"Every teenager in the world feels like that, feels broken or out of place, different somehow, royalty mistakenly born into a family of peasants. The difference is true. Maybe not better--but different. Its no picnic. Being different."
January 5 at 2:40am

Dear John

Dear John by Nicholas Sparks

I saw this movie last night till 230am. The guy is cute, the girl is NOT brunette. The story is twisted not like the book. Not bad though. I do prefer the book. It has a better story line, more in details n more interesting than the movie. Over all, the movie gets a 3.5 stars!

August 5, 2010 at 12:10am

The Host

The Host by Stephanie Meyer

Its good, worth reading, u'll be confused at 1st but you just can't put it down once u get into the character. I can't help but wanna read more of it (which there isn't). I'm falling for the character Jared n Ian, hmmmm, lol.

July 23, 2010 at 4:27pm