My Like in Books | TAG

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Hey guys!

I was tagged by Analee from Book Snacks. Thanks for the tag and sorry it took so long for me to finally get to it. Life can get pretty hectic sometimes, especially when you life involves books! So let’s get into it!



1. Find a book for each of your initials
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Joyride

(J)esse

New Moon

(N)icholas

2. Count your age along your book shelf- which book is it?

23

City of Ashes


3. Pick a book set in your city/state/country.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

A Book of Spirits and Thieves


4. Pick a book that represents a destination you would love to travel to.


Japan

The Ronin's Mistress


5. Pick a book that’s your favorite color. 


Blue

Falling Kingdoms


6. Which book do you have the fondest memories of?

The Outsiders



7. Which book did you have the most difficulty reading?

Althea & Oliver


8. Which book in your TBR pile will give you the biggest sense of accomplishment when you finish it?

The Harry Potter Series!

Well that was a lot of fun! I hope you guys enjoyed it as much as I did.

Until next time,

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Characters I Didn’t Click With | Top 10 Tuesday [8]

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Hey guys!

Welcome back to another Top 10 Tuesday weekly fun on my blog! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. If you want to join in the fun, hop on over to their blog to see what it’s all about!

This week’s topic is Top 10 Characters I Didn’t Click With. I racked my brain hard this week to come up with 10 different characters that I really didn’t click with and could probably care less what happens or happened to them. I know that sounds harsh, but sometimes you just really don’t care!

Here are some you MAY have or MAY NOT have heard of:


10. Indigo from Hexed

HexedAlthough she is the main character of the story, there was just no connections with her. I would have liked it better if the story was about Bishop instead. At least I cared about him!


9. Bianca from The DUFF

The DUFFAnother main character… this may become a pattern. Although she brings the humor and wit to the book, I could care less really. I liked her movie character a lot better then her character in the book!


8. Eleanor from Eleanor and Park

Eleanor and ParkIf we put both main characters next to each other and choose one we connect with the most it would be Park. We had similar interests and styles, whereas there was no connection with Eleanor whats so ever. I found her rather bland to be honest.


7. Sam from Playlist for the Dead

17838490I read this book early in the year and just didn’t like it much at all. One of the biggest reasons was the lack of connection with Sam. He was more responsible for his friend’s death then he wants to admit.


6. Ella from The Secrets We Keep

The Secrets We KeepOh Ella. Why couldn’t you just be yourself? Are you not good enough that you have to pretend to be your dead twin sister?


5. Lora from The Memory Key

The Memory KeyI found Lora to be so exhausting to read. I felt like punching myself for the decisions she made and her narratives. No connections at all.


4. Sonny from Lying Out Loud

Lying Out LoudShe was annoying.


3. Clary from City of Bones

City of BonesYawn. Her journey of discovering who she really was sucked. I had more of a connection with Church the cat then I did with Clary herself.


2. Linh Cinder from Cinder

CinderShe should have been portraying Sleeping Beauty, because the amount of times she almost put me to sleep was exhausting. Thank god for Levana, Thorne, and Cress in the later books!


1. Althea from Althea & Oliver

Althea & OliverQuite possibly the worst character ever? There are no amount of words that can describe how garbage she was. Not relatable on any level. She makes every villain and bitch in every other book look good. (And she wasn’t the antagonist of the story)


Well there you have it. The Top Characters I Didn’t Click with. Let me know what you guys think of my list and share with me which characters made your list!

Until next time,

Sig New

Mid Year Book Freak Out | TAG

Mid-Year-Book-FreakoutHey guys!

Guess who’s behind in the trends again? Oh right, that’s me! So I know we’re already passed this point in the year, but I thought who cares! There have been so many great reads so far that I thought I would let you guys know what they were. So sit back and relax because here we go!

1. Best book you’ve read so far in 2015

Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens AgendaSimon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli has been the best book I’ve read so far. I have never been so eager and excited to read a story like I was before I picked this guy up. I connected with Simon a lot and I couldn’t wait to see what happened to him next. From the beginning to the middle to the end I absolutely enjoyed every page!


2. Best sequel you’ve read so far in 2015

CressCress by Marissa Meyer has been the best sequel I have read so far this year. The Lunar Chronicles has been a bit on the shaky side for me. It started out pretty rough with the first book, it got better in the second, and then the third (Cress), just blew me away! I had so much fun reading it. It was very exciting and action packed with character developments, back stories, adventures and more!


3. New release you haven’t read yet, but want to

An Ember in the AshesAn Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir. This book has been hyped up so much that it kind of scares me to even read it. It started out as a stand alone but the success has launched it into a trilogy I believe. So I’m not in a big rush to read it now, but I know I will eventually get it probably this year or the beginning of 2016!


4. Most anticipated release for the second half of the year

Frozen TidesFrozen Tides by Morgan Rhodes. The Falling Kingdoms series is hands down my favorite of all time. It has everything I want in a story and more. So of course the fourth book in the series is the one I’m most anticipating for in the second half of the year. I’m dying to get my hands on a copy and fly back into the world of Mytica!


5. Biggest disappointment

Althea & OliverAlthea and Oliver by Christina Moracho has been the biggest disappointment of the year so far. I was looking forward to this book for a very long time. When I finally got to read it, I hated almost every minute of it. The way the story turned was a huge disappointment and I have never been let down so hard by a book in my life.


6. Biggest surprise

Red QueenRed Queen by Victoria Aveyard. I was looking forward to this book for a long time. It began getting so much hype and all the booktubers and book bloggers I like, trust and follow were hating it. Whether they were hating the story itself or the way the author presented herself on social media, I was getting a bad taste in my mouth. But never the less I like to form my own opinions on books and decided to read it months after its release and I quite enjoyed it! Going in with super low expectations and I left the book with the biggest surprise!


7. Favorite new author – debut or new to you

The Last SeekerFleur Camacho, the indie author of the TRISTEN fantasy series has become my new favorite author. I read her debut novel at the beginning of the year and I quite enjoyed it. We have stayed in contact since then and she graciously asks for my opinion on book covers and future plot lines. I’m absolutely grateful for her advice and friendship since then! You guys need to seriously go check out her book!


8. Newest fictional crush

A Court of Thorns and RosesTamlin from A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas. Who doesn’t fall in love with the Beast? Tamlin is rugged, brave, strong, loving, and sexy. He is a great leader and a great lover. He pays great attention to detail and is always there for Feyre when he’s not being held captive by the evil bitch Amarantha.


9. Newest favorite character

Saga Vol. 1Marko from the Saga graphic novel series! Ever since reading the first volume I have been obsessed with Marko. He is so cute and lovable towards Alana and Hazel, but when there is danger to his family, he is ruthless and will do anything to protect them. Very honorable in my books!


10. Book that made you cry

The Fault in Our StarsSo I reread The Fault in Our Stars by John Green after 3 years and it still had me balling my eyes out. Even though I knew what was coming, the water works just wouldn’t stop. I hate crying, so I love hate the books that make me do it! I’m not a pretty cryer.


11. Book that made you happy

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's StoneHarry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K Rowling. Yes I know I late on this. And yes because of the movies I already knew what was going to happen, but it never the less put a smile on my face while reading it. My only regret is not having read the books sooner! I still have a lot to catch up on in the Harry Potter world!


12. Favorite book to film adaptation you saw this year

I would say Paper Towns by John Green, but I still have yet to see the movie. So I’ll just have to leave this one blank for now.


13. Favorite review you’ve written this year

Red RisingRed Rising by Pierce Brown has been my favorite review so far this year! I had a lot of fun reading the book and an even more enjoyable time writing the review for it! If you haven’t checked it out you can do so HERE to find out my I liked it so much!


14. Most beautiful book you’ve bought so far this year (or received)

The Last ChangelingBy beautiful I’m hoping it means the cover? Because if so I would say The Last Changeling by Chelsea Pitcher! Just look at that glorious cover. The colors, the art and the light reflections are just beautiful!


15. What books do you need to read by the end of the year?

More Happy Than Not Fangirl The Heart of Betrayal

More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera, Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson. All three of these books are burning holes in my TBR and need to be read ASAP!


Thanks for stopping by! Let me know if you’re freaking out about any of these books as well! I can’t wait to see what the rest of the year has in store for me and my blog!

Until next time,

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