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Books I’ve Read On My 2 Week Summer Vacation

Every year my family goes to Croatia for Summer holidays. This year my sister and I went quite a bit overboard with book packing. I won’t even try to list all the books we’ve took with us because it would take at least three moderately long posts.
Instead, I decided to list the books I did manage to read, and the books my sister has read during our time off.

But before I start, let me explain how we pick which book to read next and why we don’t finish the series while on vacation and how come we pick so many different genres to read one after another.
It’s become our tradition to randomly select the book we read next. Kind of like Tributes in The Hunger Games were selected. We put down the name of every book/series we have with us and then we continue to draw. When we finish the book that was chosen, we simply draw the next one and so on. Usually, we don’t continue the series right after we finish the book, but it does happen occasionally, especially if the book ended with an unbearable cliffhanger.

I managed to read 7 books, which I would count as quite an accomplishment. Especially, with the hyperactive company of people I was hanging out there.

  1. THE SHADOWHUNTER’S CODEX by Cassandra Clare and Joshua Lewis

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    In short, TSC is basically a study book about Shadowhunter’s world.

    Short review
    A must read for real Shadowhunters!
    It was quite educational and made me think at length about TMI and TID. Will definitely have to re-read the rest of the books sometime soon!
    Much more interesting than for example Fantastic Beasts novella.

    Rating: 5/5

  2. CURSED by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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    Dying sucks
    …and high school senior Ember McWilliams knows firsthand.
    After a fatal car accident, her gifted little sister brought her back. Now anything Ember touches dies. And that, well, really blows.
    Ember operates on a no-touch policy with all living things–including boys. When Hayden Cromwell shows up, quoting Oscar Wilde and claiming her curse is a gift, she thinks he’s a crazed cutie. But when he tells her he can help control it, she’s more than interested. There’s just one catch: Ember has to trust Hayden’s adopted father, a man she’s sure has sinister reasons for collecting children whose abilities even weird her out. However, she’s willing to do anything to hold her sister’s hand again. And hell, she’d also like to be able to kiss Hayden. Who wouldn’t?
    But when Ember learns the accident that turned her into a freak may not’ve been an accident at all, she’s not sure who to trust. Someone wanted her dead, and the closer she gets to the truth, the closer she is to losing not only her heart, but her life.
    For real this time.

    Short review
    When it comes to JLA you really can’t trust us because we are both die hard fans of hers and she is our BUY WITHOUT A SECOND THOUGHT/NO NEED TO KNOW THE SYNOPSIS kind of author. So it’s no real surprise that the review is even more subjective than usual.
    This book was really awesome. It reminded me once again why JLA is by far one of my favorite authors. It’s an in-one-sitting kind of read. Go check it out!

    Rating: 5/5

  3. SOUNDLESS by Richelle Mead

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    In a village without sound…
    For as long as Fei can remember, no one in her village has been able to hear. Rocky terrain and frequent avalanches make it impossible to leave the village, so Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom.
    When villagers begin to lose their sight, deliveries from the zipline shrink. Many go hungry. Fei and all the people she loves are plunged into crisis, with nothing to look forward to but darkness and starvation.
    One girl hears a call to action…
    Until one night, Fei is awoken by a searing noise. Sound becomes her weapon.
    She sets out to uncover what’s happened to her and to fight the dangers threatening her village. A handsome miner with a revolutionary spirit accompanies Fei on her quest, bringing with him new risks and the possibility of romance. They embark on a majestic journey from the peak of their jagged mountain village to the valley of Beiguo, where a startling truth will change their lives forever…
    And unlocks a power that will save her people.

    Short review
    Since Vampire Academy and Bloodlines I’ve been a huge fan of Mead’s. I had high expectations for this book, but since it was a standalone and a short one at that, I should have known better. Don’t get me wrong, it wasn’t my favorite but it was an easy and quite enjoyable read. Also, it was a bit different from what I’m used to, which is also a plus.

    Rating: 3/5

  4. TEXTROVERT by Lindsey Summers

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    Can you fall in ♥ with someone you’ve never met?
    Summer is nearly over and Keeley is about to start her senior year when disaster strikes: she picks up the wrong cell phone by mistake. 😞 Just her luck that it belongs to Talon, a totally arrogant jock 🏈 who’s just left for football camp—with herphone. Keeley doesn’t know him, but they’ll need to rely on each other to forward their messages for an entire week.
    Talon is so full of himself, but Keeley quickly discovers he’s funny, too—at least his texts are. 😅 And he listens to Keeley—which is more than anyone else does. Texting Talon, she can be more than just the quiet twin sister of a popular boy. Texting Talon, she can be the outgoing person she’s always wanted to be. Soon the two are falling for each other, hard.
    But when true identities are revealed and secrets are exposed, will Keeley’s feelings stay the same?

    Short review
    If you follow our blog or you’ve heard of us before, then you also know that we are a huge Wattpad fans and supporters in general. That is why it should come as no surprise for us to own and/or read this book. For everyone else who are in a dark right now, Lindsey Summers made her big debut on Wattpad under the username DoNotMicrowave.
    The book was cute although highly predictable. But all that predictability turned it into an easy summer read, because it’s quick, funny and very enjoyable.
    I would also put it under the list of books that can help you get out of a book slump quick.
    Side note: I met Lindsey last week at #WattCon2107 and she is super nice. I urge you all to check out her book!

    Rating: 5/5

  5. THIS SHATTERED WORLD by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner (Starbound, #2)

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    The second installment in the epic Starbound trilogy introduces a new pair of star-crossed lovers on two sides of a bloody war.
    Jubilee Chase and Flynn Cormac should never have met.
    Lee is captain of the forces sent to Avon to crush the terraformed planet’s rebellious colonists, but she has her own reasons for hating the insurgents.
    Rebellion is in Flynn’s blood. Terraforming corporations make their fortune by recruiting colonists to make the inhospitable planets livable, with the promise of a better life for their children. But they never fulfilled their promise on Avon, and decades later, Flynn is leading the rebellion.
    Desperate for any advantage in a bloody and unrelentingly war, Flynn does the only thing that makes sense when he and Lee cross paths: he returns to base with her as prisoner. But as his fellow rebels prepare to execute this tough-talking girl with nerves of steel, Flynn makes another choice that will change him forever. He and Lee escape the rebel base together, caught between two sides of a senseless war.

    Short review
    I’ve been a huge fan of These Broken Stars and all it’s complex storyline. This series could easily be one of my all time favorites. I love how everything connects sooner or later. I like the characters. Even though Lilac is not the main character in this book, she still has a special place in my heart.

    Rating: 5/5

  6. ALIENATED by Melissa Landers (Alienated, #1)

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    Two years ago, the aliens made contact. Now Cara Sweeney is going to be sharing a bathroom with one of them.
    Handpicked to host the first-ever L’eihr exchange student, Cara thinks her future is set. Not only does she get a free ride to her dream college, she’ll have inside information about the mysterious L’eihrs that every journalist would kill for. Cara’s blog following is about to skyrocket.
    Still, Cara isn’t sure what to think when she meets Aelyx. Humans and L’eihrs have nearly identical DNA, but cold, infuriatingly brilliant Aelyx couldn’t seem more alien. She’s certain about one thing, though: no human boy is this good-looking.
    But when Cara’s classmates get swept up by anti-L’eihr paranoia, Midtown High School suddenly isn’t safe anymore. Threatening notes appear in Cara’s locker, and a police officer has to escort her and Aelyx to class.
    Cara finds support in the last person she expected. She realizes that Aelyx isn’t just her only friend; she’s fallen hard for him. But Aelyx has been hiding the truth about the purpose of his exchange, and its potentially deadly consequences. Soon Cara will be in for the fight of her life—not just for herself and the boy she loves, but for the future of her planet.

    Short review
    I loved this book. It had me laughing out loud on more than one occasion. Can’t wait to read the rest of the series. I would also put it on the list of books to get you out of a book slump. I couldn’t help but compare it to a TV show Star-Crossed, which made me see Aelyx as Matt Lanter *swoon*.

    Rating: 5/5

  7. THE PROBLEM WITH FOREVER by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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    For some people, silence is a weapon. For Mallory “Mouse” Dodge, it’s a shield. Growing up, she learned that the best way to survive was to say nothing. And even though it’s been four years since her nightmare ended, she’s beginning to worry that the fear that holds her back will last a lifetime.
    Now, after years of homeschooling with loving adoptive parents, Mallory must face a new milestone—spending her senior year at public high school. But of all the terrifying and exhilarating scenarios she’s imagined, there’s one she never dreamed of—that she’d run into Rider Stark, the friend and protector she hasn’t seen since childhood, on her very first day.
    It doesn’t take long for Mallory to realize that the connection she shared with Rider never really faded. Yet the deeper their bond grows, the more it becomes apparent that she’s not the only one grappling with the lingering scars from the past. And as she watches Rider’s life spiral out of control, Mallory faces a choice between staying silent and speaking out—for the people she loves, the life she wants, and the truths that need to be heard.

    Short review
    JLA DID IT AGAIN! Are you even surprised? I know I’m not. This has to be one of my favorite standalone books by her. It reminded me a bit of a TV show The Fosters although it was completely different. It was a very intense read!

    Rating: 5/5

Desirae, on the other hand, has been battling with quite a book slump. But despite that, she managed to read 5 books.

  1. TALON by Julie Kagawa
  2. THE SON OF NEPTUNE by Rick Riordan
  3. DESTINED FOR DOON by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon
  4. OBLIVION by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  5. EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING by Nicola Yoon

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Wrap Up – January 2017

It wasn’t the best but still a solid beginning of the year as far as it concerns reading. I’ve read 5 books this month. However, sadly I hadn’t managed to read a book from Gilmore Girls Reading Challenge but I will try to read one more this month. Fingers crossed! How much books have you read?

1. KITTY HAWK AND THE CURSE OF THE YUKON GOLD (Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency, #1) by Iain Reading

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Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold is the thrilling first installment in a new series of adventure mystery stories that are one part travel, one part history and five parts adventure. This first book of the Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency Series introduces Kitty Hawk, an intrepid teenage pilot with her own De Havilland Beaver seaplane and a nose for mystery and intrigue. A cross between Amelia Earhart, Nancy Drew and Pippi Longstocking, Kitty is a quirky young heroine with boundless curiosity and a knack for getting herself into all kinds of precarious situations.
After leaving her home in the western Canadian fishing village of Tofino to spend the summer in Alaska studying humpback whales Kitty finds herself caught up in an unforgettable adventure involving stolen gold, devious criminals, ghostly shipwrecks, and bone-chilling curses. Kitty’s adventure begins with the lingering mystery of a sunken ship called the Clara Nevada and as the plot continues to unfold this spirited story will have armchair explorers and amateur detectives alike anxiously following every twist and turn as they are swept along through the history of the Klondike Gold Rush to a suspenseful final climatic chase across the rugged terrain of Canada’s Yukon, the harsh land made famous in the stories and poems of such writers as Jack London, Robert Service and Pierre Berton. It is a riveting tale that brings to glorious life the landscape and history of Alaska’s inside passage and Canada’s Yukon, as Kitty is caught up in an epic mystery set against the backdrop of the scenery of the Klondike Gold Rush.
Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold is a perfect book to fire the imagination of readers of all ages. Filled with fascinating and highly Google-able locations and history this book will inspire anyone to learn and experience more for themselves as Kitty prepares for her next adventure – flying around the world!

We’ve been sent this book in exchange for an honest review, which I’ve written HERE.

My Rating: 3.5/5

2. THE BLUE MOON NARTHEX (Karmanic Sovereign Legion, #1) by N. J. Donner

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The balance of good and evil has been left in the hands of a thirteen year old…
Since the beginning of time, Karmanic matter worked silently and unassisted keeping good and evil in balance, until growing greed in the world meant Karma couldn’t keep up. As World War I rages, the secret Karmanic Sovereign Legion works behind the scenes to help Karma.
A suspicious train accident and an odd stone-shaped object that belonged to his father thrust Cole McCarthy and two schoolmates into the middle of this battle to keep dark forces in check.
With only the powerful stone, a letter, and grandfatherly Norm to guide them, the trio must unravel clues and tap into unknown strengths to discover who Cole’s father really was and keep themselves and those they love safe.

We’ve been sent this book in exchange for an honest review, which I’ve written HERE.

THE BLUE MOON NARTHEX COMES OUT ON FEBRUARY 7TH!

My Rating: 3.5/5

3. MY BAD BOY NEIGHBOR (Good Girl, #1) by Desirae Clark

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There was a good girl, there was a bad boy and there was a bet.
GOOD GIRL, Astrid Bailey was a sixteen year old who never got into trouble and was happy to be hidden behind her brother’s (school’s Golden Boy’s) success.
BAD BOY, Kai Asher liked to make inappropriate sexual innuendos, messed with law and broke girls’ hearts. He was intense, rough, sexy and definitely something. He also just moved in next door.
THE BET was made between the jocks so that one particular player had to try to win over the most hard to get girl.
The bad boy turned out to be not so bad, the good girl turned out to be not so strong and the bet made it possible for their worlds to literally collide when they got into a car accident.
With endless of fights, drama and heartbreak, Astrid was torn between her former crush and her new love.

Disclaimer: I can’t be objective because my sister wrote this book and I am so damn proud, but I will do my best.

This book is incredibly witty and has the most relatable main character I’ve encountered in a while. The book is written intelligently and it’s funny. Story is mostly light but it also touches a couple of dark subjects (grief, anxiety, etc.). I loved the ending and am really looking forward to reading the sequel.

Grab this book, you won’t be sorry!

My Rating: 5/5

4. BEFORE I FALL by Lauren Oliver

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For popular high school senior Samantha Kingston, February 12—”Cupid Day”—should be one big party, a day of valentines and roses and the privileges that come with being at the top of the social pyramid. And it is…until she dies in a terrible accident that night.
However, she still wakes up the next morning. In fact, Sam lives the last day of her life seven times, until she realizes that by making even the slightest changes, she may hold more power than she ever imagined.

I can’t believe it’s over. That can’t be it… Damn…

Even though it left me heartbroken, the ending was perfect.

One of the best stories I’ve read!

My Rating: 5/5

5. THE ALCHEMIST by Paulo Coelho

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Paulo Coelho’s enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago will be able to surmount the obstacles along the way. But what starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasure found within. Lush, evocative, and deeply humane, the story of Santiago is an eternal testament to the transforming power of our dreams and the importance of listening to our hearts.

This book definitely needs to be read more than once.

Simple yet great story. We all have much to learn.

My Rating: 5/5

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Wrap Up – December 2016

As 2016 came to an end, so did the Goodreads’ Reading Challenge. In 2016 I set my goal to read 63 books and at the end I have managed to read 76. I am very proud of this little accomplishment so now I decided to aim higher and set my goal for 2017 Reading Challenge up to 100 books.
Are you participating in Goodreads’ 2017 Reading Challenge?

Anyhow, in December I managed to read 3 books, which is not a lot but it’s still something. Without further ado, let’s check it out.

1. THE KINGDOM OF OCEANA by Mitchell Charles

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SURFER SHARK TAMER FIRE WALKER EXPLORER TEENAGER HERO
Five Centuries Ago, On the Island Now Called Hawaii, There was a Kingdom Filled with Adventure, Beauty, and Magic.
When 16-year-old Prince Ailani and his brother Nahoa trespass on a forbidden burial ground and uncover an ancient tiki mask, they unleash a thousand-year-old curse that threatens to destroy their tropical paradise. As warring factions collide for control of Oceana, it sparks an age-old conflict between rival sorcerers that threatens to erupt-just like Mauna Kea, the towering volcano. With the help of his ancestral spirit animals, his shape shifting sidekick, and a beautiful princess, Prince Ailani must overcome his own insecurities, a lifetime of sibling rivalry, and a plague of cursed sea creatures brought forth by the tiki’s spell.
Can peace be restored to the kingdom?
Can Prince Ailani claim his rightful place as the future king of Oceana?
ONLY ONE CAN RULE.

We’ve been sent this book in exchange for an honest review, which I’ve written here.

My Rating: 3/5

2. SENSE AND SENSIBILITY by Jane Austen

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‘The more I know of the world, the more am I convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!’
Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor’s warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile Elinor, always sensitive to social convention, is struggling to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Through their parallel experience of love—and its threatened loss—the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love.
This edition includes explanatory notes, textual variants between the first and second editions, and Tony Tanner’s introduction to the original Penguin Classic edition.

I’ve read this book as part of a Gilmore Girls Reading Challenge I am still participating in.
I don’t know why, but I expected a bit more. It had a satisfying ending though.

My Rating: 3/5

3. AFTER YOU (Me Before You, #2) by Jojo Moyes

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“You’re going to feel uncomfortable in your new world for a bit. But I hope you feel a bit exhilarated too. Live boldly. Push yourself. Don’t settle. Just live well. Just live. Love, Will.”
How do you move on after losing the person you loved? How do you build a life worth living?
Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor, she is struggling without him. When an extraordinary accident forces Lou to return home to her family, she can’t help but feel she’s right back where she started.
Her body heals, but Lou herself knows that she needs to be kick-started back to life. Which is how she ends up in a church basement with the members of the Moving On support group, who share insights, laughter, frustrations, and terrible cookies. They will also lead her to the strong, capable Sam Fielding—the paramedic, whose business is life and death, and the one man who might be able to understand her. Then a figure from Will’s past appears and hijacks all her plans, propelling her into a very different future…
For Lou Clark, life after Will Traynor means learning to fall in love again, with all the risks that brings. But here Jojo Moyes gives us two families, as real as our own, whose joys and sorrows will touch you deeply, and where both changes and surprises await.

Not as good as Me Before You but still quite good.

My Rating: 4/5

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Wrap Up – October 2016

I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve only read 1 book this month. In my defense, the school just started and I got swarmed with adjusting to new schedule etc. I know that is not good enough excuse, so I can only promise that I’m going to do better. In fact, I already have a plan in motion. That before mentioned plan will also include some changes about blog and the way blog posts are written. Hopefully it will turn things for the better.

Also, stay tuned on update regarding a new reading challenge that starts this month – blog post coming soon!

Now back to the only book I’ve managed to read this month.

Sentinel by Jennifer L. Armentrout

It’s a beautiful day for a war.
As the mortal world slowly slips into chaos of the godly kind, Alexandria Andros must overcome a stunning defeat that has left her shaken and in doubt of their ability to end this war once and for all.
And with all the obstacles between Alex and her happily-ever-after with the swoonworthy Aiden St. Delphi, they must now trust a deadly foe as they travel deep into the Underworld to release one of the most dangerous gods of all time.
In the stunning, action-packed climax to the bestselling Covenant series, Alex must face a terrible choice: the destruction of everything and everyone she holds dear… or the end of herself.

My Rating: 5/5

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Wrap Up – September 2016

I have read 2 books, both part of the Covenant series by Jennifer L. Armentrout and 2 novellas from the same series.

1. Deity by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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History is on repeat, and things didn’t go so well the last time.
Alexandria isn’t sure she’s going to make it to her eighteenth birthday–to her Awakening. A long-forgotten, fanatical order is out to kill her, and if the Council ever discovers what she did in the Catskills, she’s a goner… and so is Aiden.
If that’s not freaky enough, whenever Alex and Seth spend time “training”–which really is just Seth’s code word for some up-close and personal one-on-one time–she ends up with another mark of the Apollyon, which brings her one step closer to Awakening ahead of schedule. Awesome.
But as her birthday draws near, her entire world shatters with a startling revelation and she’s caught between love and Fate. One will do anything to protect her. One has been lying to her since the beginning. Once the gods have revealed themselves, unleashing their wrath, lives will be irrevocably changed… and destroyed.
Those left standing will discover if love is truly greater than Fate…

My Rating: 5/5

2. Apollyon by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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Fate isn’t something to mess with… and now, neither is Alex.
Alex has always feared two things: losing herself in the Awakening and being placed on the Elixir. But love has always been stronger than Fate, and Aiden St. Delphi is willing to make war on the gods—and Alex herself—to bring her back.
The gods have killed thousands and could destroy entire cities in their quest to stop Seth from taking Alex’s power and becoming the all-powerful God Killer. But breaking Alex’s connection to Seth isn’t the only problem. There are a few pesky little loopholes in the whole “an Apollyon can’t be killed” theory, and the only person who might know how to stop the destruction has been dead for centuries.
Finding their way past the barriers that guard the Underworld, searching for one soul among countless millions, and then somehow returning will be hard enough. Alex might be able to keep Seth from becoming the God Killer… or she might become the God Killer herself.

My Rating: 5/5

3. Elixir by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Aiden St. Delphi will do anything to save Alex. Even if it means doing the one thing he will never forgive himself for. Even if it means making war against the gods.

My Rating: 5/5

4. One and Only by Jennifer L. Armentrout

A Deacon and Luke story from the Covenant series.

My Rating: 5/5

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Top 5 Wednesday: Books You Want to See as TV Shows

1. Covenant series by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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Who wouldn’t want to see Alex, Aiden and Seth on small screens?
This series has a sassy female character, overprotective hot guy and a badass Apollyon.
I would love to see their awesome fight scenes and I love Greek Mythology so that’s a plus as well.

2. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

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I would love it if they gave this book series another chance. The movie was a flop because it was rushed. I’m positive a TV show would do much better.
And after that, they would have to make a spin-off based on Bloodlines series.

3. Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan

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Like many demigods, I would also want to get an adaptation that follows the books. I don’t understand why would they stray so far from the storyline. These books were a success, follow their story.
I would also want to see many spin-offs.

4. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

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Those books are quite fresh in the book world, but they are very much recognised and with a good reason. Its unique story and many plot twists would grip a viewer until the very end of the season.

5. Lux series by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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Hot aliens? Yes, please! Just imagine how many gorgeous actors would be in this show. Also, who wouldn’t want to see a main character that happens to be a book blogger on TV screens.

 

Honorable mention: Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas

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This series gets an honorable mention because it is in the process of becoming a TV show.
Looking forward to see who will be cast as my favorite assassin ever.

Order books here:
Covenant by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
Bloodlines by Richelle Mead
Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
Lux by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

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Wrap Up – August 2016

Somehow I have managed to read only 2 books in August. I will try to do better in September.

1. A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J. Maas

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She stole a life. Now she must pay with her heart.
When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she knows about only from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin—one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world.
As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she’s been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow over the faerie lands is growing, and Feyre must find a way to stop it . . . or doom Tamlin—and his world—forever.

My Rating: 5/5

2. A COURT OF MIST AND FURY by Sarah J. Maas

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Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court—but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin’s people.
Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms—and she might be key to stopping it. But only if she can harness her harrowing gifts, heal her fractured soul, and decide how she wishes to shape her future—and the future of a world cleaved in two.
With more than a million copies sold of her beloved Throne of Glass series, Sarah J. Maas’s masterful storytelling brings this second book in her seductive and action-packed series to new heights.

My Rating: 5/5

Order the books here:
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

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