Top 10 Tuesday 8th November

Top 10 Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish: http://www.brokeandbookish.com/

This week the topic for top 10 Tuesday is: Ten Books I’ve Added To My To-Be-Read List Lately. I like this topic because its the beginning of a new month and I have bought lots of new books recently.

My TBR list includes these 10 new books 🙂

1.Girl Online Going Solo by Zoe Sugg.

I’ve added this to by TBR list, because it gets released on the 17th of this month. I’m quite excited for this book as it is the 3rd book in the Girl Online series! I wanted to add a description or a blurb to this book, but since it has not been released yet, I wont.

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2. Someday, Someday Maybe by Lauren Graham.

Lauren Graham is one of my favourite actresses and when I found out a few months back that she is also an author I just had to buy her book and add it to my TBR 🙂 someday-someday-maybe-by-lauren-graham.jpg

‘ Franny Banks has just six months left of the three-year deadline she set herself when she came to New York, dreaming of Broadway and doing ‘important’ work. But all she has to show for her efforts is a part in an ad for ugly Christmas sweaters. She needs a backup plan because she’s not ready to give up on her goal of having a career like her idols Diane Keaton and Meryl Streep. Not just yet.’

 

 

 

3. A court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Mass.

This one because of all the good reviews I have hearda-court-of-thorns-and-roses. It sounds amazing and seems like my type of book 🙂

‘Feyre is  huntress.

She thinks nothing of slaughtering wolf to capture its prey. But, like all mortals, she fears what lingers mercilessly beyond the forest. And she will learn that taking the life of a magical creature comes at a high price…

Imprisoned in an enchanted court in her enemy’s kingdom, Feyre is free to roam but forbidden to escape. Her captor’s body bears the scars of fighting, and his face is always masked – but his piercing stare draws her ever closer. As Feyre’s feelings for Tamlin begin to burn through every warning she’s been told about his kind, an ancient, wicked shadow grows.

Feyre must find a way to break a spell, or lose her heart forever.’

4. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Mass.

Again, because of all the reviews and because it was on my local book stores top 101 book shelf 🙂

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‘ Meet Celaena Sardothien. Beautiful. Deadly. Destined for greatness.

In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind, but she made a fatal mistake. She got caught. Young Captain Westfall offers her a deal: her freedom in return for one huge sacrifice, Celaena must represent the prince in a to-the-death tournament – fighting the most gifted thieves and assassins in the land. Live or die, Celaena will be free. Win or lose, she is about to discover her true destiny. But will her assassin’s heart be melted?’

 

 

 

5. Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige.

The cover of this book tempted me to read this book because its beautiful! So I just had to add it to my TBR after hearing reviews about this.

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‘She will bring down the world. Snow barely remembers a time before she was locked in a psychiatric hospital. But when the love of her life disappears in the night, Snow must follow a mysterious stranger into a magical frozen world to find him. Amidst witches, thieves and spells, secrets unravel as Snow discovers she is heir to this world’s corrupt and twisted king. And she has great ice powers of her own. Now Snow faces choices that will decide the fate of a kingdom – and if she can ever return to the life she knew before.’

 

 

 

 

 

6. All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven.

I had to add this to TBR after hearing Zoella, who is a You tuber, add it to her book club. She had high recommendations for this book 🙂

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‘Theodore Finch wants to take his own life. I’m broken, and no one can fixt it.

Violet Markey is devastated by her sister’s death. In that instant we went ploughing through the guardrail, my words died too.

They meet on the ledge of the school bell tower, and so their story begins. It’s only together they can be themselves….

I send a message to violet: ‘You are all the colours in one, at full brightness.’

‘You’re so weird, Finch. But that’s the nicest thing anyone’s ever said to me.’

7. Where she went by Gayle Forman.

This book is the second story to If I stay So I just had to add it to my TBR list because If I Stay was just beautiful.

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‘It’s been three years since Mia walked out of Adam’s life. And three years he’s spent wondering why.

When their paths cross again in New York City, Adam and Mia are brought back together for one life-changing night. Adam finally has the opportunity to ask Mia the questions that have been haunting him. But will a few hours in this magical city be enough to lay their past to rest, for good – or can you really have a second chance at first love?’

 

 

 

 

8. Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.

I’ve heard a lot about this book, and I got intrigued.

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This afternoon, her planet was invaded.

The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporation’s are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and Ezra—who are barely even talking to each other—are forced to fight their way onto an evacuating fleet, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit.

But their problems are just getting started. A deadly plague has broken out and is mutating, with terrifying results; the fleet’s AI, which should be protecting them, may actually be their enemy; and nobody in charge will say what’s really going on. As Kady hacks into a tangled web of data to find the truth, it’s clear only one person can help her bring it all to light: the ex-boyfriend she swore she’d never speak to again.’

9.  We Were Liars by E. Lockhart.

This book intrigued me. A lot of books intrigue me, especially when they are young adult books 🙂we-were-liars

‘ A beautiful and distinguished family. A Private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four – friends – the liars – whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. True love. The truth.’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon.

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‘Scion, No safer Place.

The year is 2059.

Nineteen year old Paige Mahoney is working in the criminal underworld of Scion London, based at Seven Dials, employed by a man named Jaxon Hall. Her job: to scout for information by breaking into people’s minds. For Paige is a dream walker, a clairvoyant – and in her world, the world of Scion, she commits treason simply by breathing. But outside the repressive boundaries of Scion, a powerful, otherworldly race waits in the shadows. The season has come and Paige’s life is about to change for ever.’

 

 

 

 

What is on your TBR list? I would love to know! 🙂

 

Infernal Devices: Clock Work Angel Book Review

Today I’m doing a book review on a book that I finished today, the 4th of November. After finishing my last University exam, I took it upon myself to finish this book: Clock Work Angel by Cassandra Clare, the first series in the Infernal Devices series.

I’m reading this series along with the Mortal Instrument series by publication date. I wrote a post on this as I have been told that the order in which you read this series is rather important if you want the true experience of these series: : Mortal Instruments and Infernal device order.

I had a lot of mixed emotions for this book, with it being my first time reading the Infernal Device series I wanted to write my review while it was all fresh in my mind. This review may contain spoilers so please read on at your own discretion.


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‘Love is the most dangerous magic of all…

When Tessa Gray arrives in England during the reign of Queen Vitoria, something terrifying is waiting for her in London’s Down world, where vampires, warlocks and other supernatural folk stalk the gas lit streets. Friendless and hunted, Tessa seeks refuge with the Shadowhunters, a band of demon hunters. Drawn ever deeper into their world, she finds herself fascinated by – and torn between -two best friends.’

 

 

 

 


Summary:

This book tells the tale of a shy girl called Tessa who leaves New York to move to London to live with her Brother Nate after her Auntie Harriet the only family member she has left apart from Nate passed away suddenly. When Tessa arrives in London she finds that Nate is not there to meet her like his letter said he would, instead a carriage and two women are waiting, being told that her brother sent these two women to pick her up and after seeing a letter written in his hand writing that the women gave her explaining the change of plans trusts these women and go along with them. They introduce them selves as the Dark Sisters. The story is about how Tessa discovers that in fact she has been kidnapped and must do what she is told other wise her brother will be killed only to find out everything is a lie and she doesn’t know who she is anymore. She discovers the Nephilim world and the Downworlders actually exist. Her whole world is torn upside down and she must fight to stay alive but also discover who she can actually trust.

My feelings and opinions:

This is going to give away some spoilers, I’m sorry!

I found this book beautiful to read, but also quite emotional. Tessa goes through so much in this book, it surprises me that such a person would not just break down and cry or give up, especially after being tortured, discovering that she isn’t human but in fact a warlock as well as finding out her brother sold her to a guy for money and power. I feel like no person in real life could deal with this much hurt and not cry. I know I definitely would of had some issues after going through all this. But I think that this is what makes Tessa such a good character, she is an inspiration for readers. But at the same a bit relatable, especially the teasing that she gets from another female character in the book about her appearance, I got so angry and wished I could have punched this other girl for Tessa.

I was quite torn with the love triangle that occurred with Tessa, Jem and Will. I found that Will could be very sweet and caring when he wanted to but he was also that guy that would be far to complicated to date because he shut of his emotions and was always quite hurtful. I definitely shipped Tessa and Jem because they were just so cute together and understood each other on levels that Will and Tessa probably couldn’t. I feel that this is what makes the book so enjoyable to read because its so engaging, who is she going to chose in the end? it’s that feeling of please chose this guy….! And you end up shipping them completely and you know you will be really upset if it doesn’t happen by the end of the series. That’s what I am like with Tessa and Jem, I ship them completely. I’m completely in love with idea and I’m not even sorry!

Cassandra Clare writes characters are full of flaws yet still perfect in their own way in people’s eyes. Making the characters so relatable in their emotions and their personality’s that you cant help but feel a connection with one of more with the characters, making you feel like you are not a reader but in fact in this fantasy world yourself fighting along side the main character. I had a lot of trouble putting this book down even to sleep, my fiancé had to take it away from me because otherwise I would be staying up too late and I would not have been able to do my University exams.

I also loved the covers of these books, Cassandra Clare always seems to have beautifully designed book covers for her series.

Rating:

I give this book 4 stars, I truly recommend reading this series if you are a fan of the Mortal Instruments series, and if you aren’t, that is still okay, you can give this a chance if you like, I doubt you will regret it if you like a young adult fantasy book to bury yourself in for a day! 🙂


Have you read this book? What was your thoughts on this series? or is this on your TBR list? 😀

October Wrap up & November TBR

So having only been blogging for two weeks, this is my first Wrap up and TBR. It’s sad for me that my first wrap up post is not going to be massively big because October was very slow with reading, with University exams and major assignments being due I found it very difficult to read a lot, hopefully this month will be different. I was only able to read two books, even though I had planned to read a lot more, but we all know what a busy life style is like. So here we go, lets give this a go! 😀

 

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I did spend a bit of money buying heaps of books 😀 Ready for when I have time to read!

Here is a list of book I bought in October that are yet to be read!

  • Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige
  • Me before you by Jojo Moyes
  • Miss Peregrines home for Peculiar Children By Ransom Riggs
  • Fifty shades of Grey by EL James
  • Fifty Shades of Darkness by EL James
  • Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Mass
  • Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Mass
  • Someday, Someday Maybe by Lauren Graham

I bought these books because I have heard so much about these books, both bad and good and I wanted to read them so that I could have an opinion of my own rather than be persuaded by others. You can’t let peoples bad reviews stop you from reading a book for yourself.

I’m quite excited to read Someday, Someday Maybe by Lauren Graham,  because she is one of my favourite actresses, for those who have seen Gilmore Girls, you will understand my love for this woman’s sarcastic wit 🙂

I also started buying books that I have already read, now that I have moved out of home ( I don’t live with my parents, I have the room to buy more books.

So here is a lost of Books I bought in October that I have already read throughout the year:

  • Dead until Dark by Charlaine Harries
  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • Twilight by Stephanie Myer
  • Eclipse by Stephanie Myer
  • Frost Bite by Richelle Mead
  • The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

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The two books that I was able to read in October were:

  1. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare

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This is the second book in the Mortal Instruments series. I did not get to write a review on this because I didn’t start my blog until late October. But I loved this book just as much as I did the next book in this series. I’m looking forward to finishing this series this month. This book I have a rating of 4 stars, I would definitely read it again, I rated it a 4 because even though I loved this book so much there is a book series that I love more than this so I couldn’t rate it at a 5 stars. However, I do strongly recommend this series if you haven’t read it yet 🙂 book 1 is called city of bones.

2. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

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This is the third book in the Mortal Instruments series. I wrote a review on this book which you can see here:https://oncemorewithfeelingweb.wordpress.com/2016/10/24/city-of-glass-review/ if you would like to know my thoughts on this book.

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I participated in a few Tags this month, I love doing tags, they are just so interesting! Especially seeing other peoples answers to the same questions! I participated in these tags in October:

  • Pokémon Go Book Tag
  • Reading Habits Tag
  • Halloween Tag

I have discovered a few tag that I would like to do for November:

  • The Ultimate Harry Potter Tag
  • Beauty and the Beast Tag.

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November I have many books planned to read! All my University exams will be over by the 4th of November, so then I’ll be saying bye bye exams and Hello Books! 😀 I plan to just read! So let me share my list of books that I have planned to read for November:

  • Clock Work Prince by Cassandra Clare
  • Clock Work Princess by Cassandra Clare
  • City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
  • City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
  • City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
  • Girl Online Going Solo by Zoe Sugg
  • Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige
  • All the bright Places by Jennifer Niven

 

Top 10 Tuesday

Top 10 Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish: http://www.brokeandbookish.com/

This week the topic for top 10 Tuesday is ‘Top Ten Books To Read If Your Book Club Likes _______________ (if your book club likes historical fiction, inspiring stories, YA books, non-fiction, controversial books to debate about, or pick a specific book) ‘

I’m going to do mine on Young Adult/fantasy book series or singles that I have read recently in the past two years that I have loved! These are not in any particular order. So here we go!!

  1. The Morganville Vampires by Rachael Caine.

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This series I absolutely loved, and was so happy when my Mum showed me this series and told me I had to read it, having a Mum that loves reading these young adult fantasy books is great because we can recommend books to each other all the time.

2. The Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

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This is a must read in my opinion. I think it is just beautiful!

3. The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare

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There is so much that I could say about why this is on my list, but I think you should just read it for yourself. I love it!

 

4. Girl Online by Zoe Sugg

This book series has been such an inspiration for me and it just beautiful

 

5. Splintered by A.G. Howard

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This series is just amazing, a spin off of Alice in Wonderland that is just so good! this is a 4 book series and the covers are just beautiful, I love them so much!!

6. Harry Potter Cursed Child

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The 8th book to the well known Harry Potter series, this book is one of my favourite book in this series and is just simply amazing!  I want another book!

7. Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow

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This book is intriguing! I loved it so much! its a short series so it’s a fast read. 🙂

8. Let it Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle

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A beautiful holiday romance, that was perfect for me to read during the cold winter months.

9. Beautiful creatures

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This book series is amazing, but don’t let the movie stop you from reading this series!

10. Perks of being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

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A pure classic!

Pokémon Go Book Tag

I’m doing another book tag while I finish reading this book, because I do not have any reviews at the moment as I have been flat out with UNI exams. The Pokémon Go Book Tag was created by Read At Midnight, you can find their Pokémon Go book tag here: https://readatmidnight.com/2016/07/18/pokemon-go-book-tag/

I saw this on Sophie Reads who tagged anyone that wanted to participate, so I’m going to take this opportunity because not only do I love books but Pokémon also. You should check out Sophie’s post here: https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/103503485/posts/6158

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This is a tough one because there was two books that got me reading, because I was very little when I first started reading. I would have to say that the series was Harry Potter J.K. Rowling.

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This was the series that started my love of reading young adult books at the age of 7 and I absolutely loved it. But there was a series that actually started my love for books, so I am going to share this with you also. The Fairy Realm series by Emily Rodda.

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Twilight, I loved this series as a book, I did not really like it as a movie series, and no matter how much backlash I will get, this series will always be a classic I would read again.

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I would say The Fault in our Stars. I found this quite hard, growing up with a brother that is mentally and physically disabled and who was always really badly sick, always living in hospitals, this book annoyed me with its popularity. I thought that this book was very sad and I remember crying through most of it, the book was not the problem it was the fact that it was everywhere and people were in love with the idea of this book. It annoyed me that it was everywhere and they didn’t even acknowledge the truth about what this story was about, yes it was a love story but what about everything else?

 

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Vampire Diaries, this reminds me of Twilight because in Twilight the love story is about Belle choosing between the bad guy (Jacob the werewolf) or the good sweet guy (Edward the Vampire). This is a very similar love story in Twilight where Elena has to choose between the bad guy (Damien) and good guy (Stefan) who are both vampires but are brothers. In both book series they end up becoming a vampire themselves. But I still like this series because I love books that deal with the fantasy world.

 

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I’ve never had this problem, I love long series 🙂

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I’ve never had a series that has kept me up at night because of being scared, so I’m going to use this chance to state a book that kept me up all night because I couldn’t put it down. This series is Vampire Academy and The Morganville Vampire Book series. I absolutely love these books, they are always in my top 5 favourite book series.

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OMG there is so many!!

I would have to say Jace and Clary from The Mortal Instruments Series, Rose and Dimitri from Vampire Academy.

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Girl Online by Zoe Sugg. I found this series really fast-paced and easy to read because everything about it just drew you in and just flowed really well! I love this series, because its just so beautiful and fast-paced to read!  It’s great!

 

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Hunger Games, I love this series, I could never get bored of it because it is just so full of action and twists 😀

 

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I would have to say Splintered by A.G. Howard. This was amazing even thought it is a spin off of Alice in Wonderland! I absolutely love it!

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Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Mass.

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There is so many!!

Harry Potter, Mortal Instruments, Vampire Academy and Girl Online.

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To be honest I am not sure if I have one at the moment…. :O

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Cassandra Clare and Richelle Mead ❤

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Girl Online Going Solo, book 3 in the girl online series by Zoe Sugg 😀

 

 

 

Friday Reads 28th September

Friday Reads was Founded by Shelley Wilson, anyone can join! All you have to do is write about these topics for one book:

  • First line of book
  • Recruit Fans by adding the book blurb
  • Introduce the main character using only 3 words
  • Delightful design (add the cover image of the book)
  • Audience appeal (who would enjoy reading this book?)
  • Your favourite line/scene

My Friday book share/ Friday Read is Let it Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle! I Love this book, it’s perfect to read during winter or around the Christmas Holiday Season. This Book has three short stories but they all intertwine and end up having all the characters know or meet each other in some form and it’s just so amazing how it was done. I read this book back in August during my winter months, the title of the book made me want to read it because I’ve always wanted snow during winter, but I live in Tasmania so we never get snow 😦 .So this book was perfect for me to read during the cold winter months.

First Line of the Book:

Because this is three stories in one book, I’m going to include the first line from each story! 🙂

  • Story 1: The Jubilee Express by Maureen Johnson:

‘It was the night before Christmas.’

  • Story 2: A Cheertastic Christmas Miracle by John Green:

‘JP and the Duke and I were four movies in to our James Bond Marathon when my mother called home for the sixth time in five hours.’

  • Story 3: The Patron Saint of Pigs by Lauren Myracle:

‘Being me sucked. Being me on this supposedly gorgeous night, with the supposedly gorgeous snow looming in five-foot drifts outside my bedroom window, double-sucked.’

Recruit Fans by adding the book blurb:

The worst blizzard for fifty years, Three wintry love stories. One Magical Night.

It’s Christmas Eve and Gracetown has been buried by snow. But the weather is more than jut an inconvenience. When one girl unexpectedly steps off a stranded train, she sets off a series of life-changing events.

Soon fourteen pumped-up cheerleaders will descend on the local Waffle House, the Duke’s DVD night will be rudely interrupted for a Twister mission, and a lovesick barista will determine the fate of a single teacup pig…

As the three stories collide, strangers cross paths and romance blossoms with heat-warming consequences.  

Introduce the main character using only 3 words

Jubilee: sarcastic, lonely, heartbroken

JP: excitement, out going, sensitive

Addie: depressed, lost, re-found

Delightful design (add the cover image of the book)

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Audience appeal (who would enjoy reading this book?)

Anyone that loves a holiday romance! It’s just absolutely beautiful!

Your favourite line/scene

This is a tough one because I loved this book so much. But I would have to say my favourite parts was when Jubilee found a new guy that loved her for who she was after she found out the guy she was dating at the beginning of the story was just using her because of social norms and standards because of his family name being wealthy.

 

 

WWW Wednesday

This post is a weekly feature that is being hosted by Taking on a World of Words. The idea is to give an update on the books that I have read and am currently reading. Anyone can participate in this feature.

All you have to do is answer the three W’s:

  • What are you currently reading?
  • What did you recently finish?
  • What do you think you will read next?

I’m doing this weeks post a little differently to how I did it last week.

What are you currently reading?

Last week I said I was currently reading City of Glass, book 3 in the Mortal Instruments series. Now I am currently reading the first book to The Infernal Device series; Clockwork Angel.

What did you recently finish?

I recently finished reading City of Glass. This book was brilliant, being a part of one of my favourite book series, The Mortal Instruments, I loved it! I would recommend it to any one. If you would like to know what it was about and my full opinion you can find my review for this book here: https://oncemorewithfeelingweb.wordpress.com/2016/10/24/city-of-glass-review/

What do you think you will read next?

Last week I said that after I finished the Mortal Instruments series and Infernal devices I wanted to read Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Mass. This week I am going to share another book that I would like to read: Stealing Snow by Danielle Page.

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What books have you read recently or are wanting to read?

 

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child Review

The Eighth Story. Nineteen years Later….

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.

While Harry grapples with his past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes darkness comes from unexpected places.’

The above is the description written on the inside cover of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

July 21st 2007 was the day the last book of Harry Potter was released; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows, the book we all wanted but were dreading at the same time. We didn’t want it to end! But when news got released that J.K Rowling was working with John Tiffany and Jack Thorne to release a script form of a new Harry Potter story that was set 19 years in the future all us Harry Potter fans could have died with happiness, it was a dream come true!

Everyone was racing in stores to pick up their copy of the new Harry Potter book. However, there has been some debate about the book as it was in script form not novel form. Before I start my thoughts on this new Harry Potter book, I must warn that there will be spoilers, so if you have not read it yet and don’t want spoilers, stop here! go pick up that book and come back. I don’t want anything ruined for you, but if you love some spoilers, then go right ahead and read what I’m about to say about this book.

Plot:

This book is set nineteen years in the future. Harry and Ginny marry and have 3 children; James Sirius Potter and Albus Severus Potter, Lily Luna Potter, while Ron and Hermione married and have two children; Rose Granger-Weasley and Hugo Granger-Weasley. Harry is the head of Law Enforcement at the Ministry of Magic, while Hermione is head of Ministry of Magic. Ron manages Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes.

This book focuses on Albus  and Rose’s first year at Hogwarts. While boarding the Hogwarts Express at Platform 9 3/4, Albus meets Scorpius Malfoy, Draco’s son. Albus and Scorpius are both placed in Slytherin House by the sorting house once reaching Hogwarts. This was somewhat of a shock to Rose as her family and Albus’ family are all from Gryffindor House. Albus struggles to fit in at Hogwarts, he feels there is reputation to live up to having his father being the famous Harry Potter, the boy who lived. Albus feels like he is nothing like his father after being placed into Slytherin instead of Gryffindor feeling like he is a disappointment to his father, putting a tremendous strain on his relationship with his father. Also putting a strain on his relationship with Rose because she becomes a popular student and joins the Gryffindor Quidditch team as a chaser.

In the mean time, Albus’ new best friend Scorpius is struggling with the death of his mother, Astoria dealing with the rumours that are spreading around the wizarding world that he is Voldemort’s son. This goes on for three years.

One Summer, an illegal Time-Turner is then confiscated by a death eater, causing the Ministry of Magic (Harry and Hermione) to look in recent activity that has occurred by Voldemort’s allies. During this series of events, they are found to be dealing with another matter at hand, involving Amos, Cedric Diggory’s father who turns up at Harry and Ginny’s house demanding Harry for the time-turner after hearing that the Ministry of Magic is in possession of one now. Amos wishes to use the time-turner so that he can go back in time to save his son with the support of his niece and caretaker, Delphi. However, Harry refuses to help Amos, in fear that it will change the future negatively. Albus, eavesdropping on the conversation is mad with his father for not helping Amos, and befriends Delphi.

Harry then tries to mend his relationship with Albus by trying to make a connection with him, through offering his old baby blanket to Albus. Albus refuses the give causing an argument causing a love potion to spill onto to the blanket accidently, both Harry and Albus end up telling each other that they wish they weren’t related, destroying what little bond they had left. Albus then leaves for his fourth year at Hogwarts while feeling hatred for his father. Albus and Scorpius take it upon themselves to then leave their journey to Hogwarts to steal the time-turner from the Ministry of Magic, against his Father’s wishes, as Albus blames Harry for Cedric death, so they head off to find Delphi to work along side them on their mission.

Harry starts to have nightmares about Voldemort, feeling pain in his scar, something that has not occurred since he defeated Voldemort 19 years ago. This causes Hermione, being the head of Ministry of Magic to hold a meeting concerning the possibility that Voldemort might be back. They do not get far with this, no one being convinced that there is a threat from Voldemort, Harry, Ginny and Draco soon find out that Albus and Scorpius are missing. They conclude that Albus ran away after the argument with his father, and Scorpius running away after being pulled into their family issues.

What they do not know though is that Delphi has helped Scorpius and Albus get into the Ministry of Magic, disguised as Harry , Ron and Hermione with the use of polyjuice potion allowing them to get the time-turner. Only to then end up on a whole new adventure where they change the past which ruins the future, trying to right their wrongs only to find out that Delphi isn’t who she says she is, she is Voldemort’s daughter. Starting a whole new journey for Albus and Scorpius which ends up allowing Albus and Scorpius to amend their relationships with their father.

I’m not going to add anymore about the plot because that will ruin the experience of reading the book yourself.

Overall:

I absolutely loved this book! I’m giving it 5 stars because it is one of my favourite books in the Harry Potter series which is in my top 5 favourite book series! I would recommend it to anyone! I got so much excitement and enjoyment while reading this book, however I would have to say that I’m a bit disappointed that this book will not be released in novel form or as a movie! I feel like there were a few unanswered questions, even though it answered some questions that I had at the end of the 7th book, it left me with new questions that remained unanswered but I feel that almost every book series does that intentionally, whether that’s because they want readers to interpret things themselves or its the authors way of keeping it open for if they decide that they want to write another book later on. This book was well written and was rather easy to read, which is the good quality about scripts, they flow easily. however I would love this in novel form because I know in novel form it would be written in a different way with more detail, it would possibly answer the questions that I have. However, this was still a really good book and I wouldn’t want anything to change about the script itself.

Halloween Theme 25th October 2016

Today I am doing another Top 10 Tuesday, my second Tuesday post since I started this blog. Top 10 Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish: http://www.brokeandbookish.com/

This week the theme is Halloween. I absolutely love Halloween so when I saw this theme I got so excited! Halloween is my second favourite holiday! So here we go, lets do this!

I’m going to do my Top 10 Tuesday on bookish Halloween Costumes 🙂

  1. A Dhampir costume – Dhampir’s are hunters and protectors in The Vampire Academy book series
  2. A Strigoi costume – The bad vampires in The Vampire Academy book series
  3. A Voldemort costume – Do I need to say more?
  4. A Shadow hunter costume – Are hunters of demons from The Mortal Instruments book series
  5. A Vampire costume – this is just a classic and can be from many book series, I would chose from True blood book series or The Mortal Instruments
  6. Witch/wizard – Who doesn’t want to go to Hogwarts,  seriously
  7. Mad Hater – This one is just a classic because who doesn’t love a scary, crazy Mad Hater costume for Halloween, I know I do!
  8. Clown (IT) – IT written by Stephan King. Everyone Hates Clowns, so this would be a perfect costume.
  9. Buffy the Vampire Slayer – Who doesn’t like a gorgeous vampire hunter for a Halloween costume. I loved these books as a kid so yes!!
  10. Headless Horseman – from Sleepy hollow. This is just a classic and I love it so I had to put this one on my list!

What would your favourite Halloween costumes be, whether its book or movie related or just in general, what would it be? 😀