Blog Tour – Fire Lines – Cara Thurlbourn – Review

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When your blood line awakens, how do you choose between family and freedom?

Émi’s father used to weave beautiful tales of life beyond the wall, but she never knew if they were true. Now, her father is gone and Émi has been banished to the Red Quarter, where she toils to support herself and her mother – obeying the rules, hiding secrets and suffering the cruelties of the council’s ruthless Cadets.

But when Émi turns seventeen, sparks fly – literally. Her blood line surges into life and she realises she has a talent for magick… a talent that could get her killed.

Émi makes her escape, beyond the wall and away from everything she’s ever known. In a world of watchers, elephant riders and sorcery, she must discover the truth about who she really is. But can the new Émi live up to her destiny?

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★★★★☆

Forbidden magick, secrets, lies, how do you know who to trust with your life, when your world is ripped apart?

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When I signed up for the blog tour, I wasn’t sure what to expect from Fire Lines. I was enticed by the description, elephant riders, sorcery, I mean why not?!

The beginning was a tad too slow for my liking, I took a while to get into it, but once I did I was hooked (bookhooked ;)). Emi’s story was so heartbreaking, I immediately sympathized for her and felt a strong connection to her character. She works so hard every chance she gets to earn money to survive and endures the torment of the cadets for her mother’s sake. I think everyone would like to be a bit more like Emi, she definitely inspired me to be braver.

I am a bit bitter about Emi’s mother. I feel sorry for her in a way, losing her husband and forced to live among the ‘dregs’ of society. But being a mother myself, I would do anything for my children and expected her to do the same, unfortunately that isn’t the case in this book – let’s leave it at that.

I love the watchers! I had to warm up to Alyssa but she’s honestly one of my favourite characters now. Strong willed, brave and loyal all the way – girl power! I adore all of the boys, Garrett is the joker of the group, Tsam is the protector and Kole is the one who you’re skeptical about but end up loving.

The world building was brilliantly done, without being too detailed that it bores you. Some of the creatures were so eerie and creepy in the best possible way. Cara created such an immersive story, one that I can’t wait to experience again!

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About The Author

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Cara Thurlbourn writes children’s and young adult fiction. ‘Fire Lines’ is her first novel and it’s a story she’s been planning since she was fifteen years old.

Cara has a degree in English from the University of Nottingham and an MA in Publishing from Oxford Brookes University.

She lives in a tiny village in Suffolk and has worked in academic and educational publishing for nearly ten years. Cara blogs about her author journey and in November 2016 she crowdfunded her first children’s book. 10% of its profits are donated to animal rehoming charities.

Cara plans to write at least two more books in the Fire Lines series, as well as a young adult mystery series, and has lots more children’s stories waiting in the wings.

You can sign up for Cara’s newsletter, for updates and an awesome giveaway that includes a signed copy of Fire Lines, postcards, a bookmark, a badge and a handmade version of Emi’s necklace. You don’t want to miss this, sign up here: www.firelines.co.uk

You can find Cara on Twitter and Fire Lines on Goodreads and Amazon.  It release’s on the 26th September 2017!

 

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Sparked – Helena Echlin – Arc Review

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Fifteen-year-old Laurel Goodwin wakes up to find her older sister Ivy missing from their Airstream trailer in the Oregon redwoods. A recurring nightmare convinces her that Ivy was abducted, but no one takes her dream seriously, including her mom. Laurel, a loner, has to learn to ask for help, and Jasper Blake, a mysterious new kid who shares her love of old books, quickly becomes her ally. Together they find their quiet town holds a deep secret and is the epicenter of a dark prophecy.

Laurel soon learns that her worst enemies, mean girls Peyton Andersen and Mei Rosen, are developing powers that she needs to find and save Ivy. With time running out, Laurel realizes that power doesn’t always take the form that you expect. And once she learns to look beyond her snap judgments, she develops an unexpected gift of her own.

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★★★★☆

Sisterhood, family demons, supernatural powers, breathtaking crushes, and an ancient prophecy.

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When I came across Sparked on Netgalley I just had to request it. The synopsis was so intriguing and I just loved the cover, it’s so right for the story too! Luckily I was approved to review it and was eager to get started.

The opening of the book is about Emi waking up and finding her sister missing, so you are instantly dropped in at the deep end and ready for the action to begin. I really enjoyed this opening, as I can sometimes struggle to get into a book. We start to gain a bit more information about the sister’s past as the book progresses and learn why they’re so close!

Emi is an undoubtably strong character, one that you’d not expect for such a fledgling age, and she goes to great lengths to unravel the truth and find out where her sister is being kept. She struggles with her budding feelings for new kid Jasper and is convinced he doesn’t feel the same, until she finds out the real reason he’s so distant.

I knew something was weird about Jasper but couldn’t quite put my finger on it. The truth about him really surprised me and I’m not often surprised. I’m the type of person who usually figures out the big secret and I did NOT see this coming, so that was a happy turn of events.

What really shocked me was the twist at the end, I thought I knew who the culprit was along with everyone else throughout the book, but the truth was a lot darker and more deceitful than anticipated!

I really enjoyed reading Sparked, it was a quick read and very fast paced which I liked. I managed to read it in a day so that says a lot. I really hope there is a sequel as the ending hints to one.

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*I want to thank Netgalley for sending the book my way in return for an honest review*

Helena Echlin

 

 

 

Disney Book – Tag

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Since I was little I’ve simply loved Disney! Don’t we all want to find our prince charming and slay a dragon or some such?! You’re never too old.

I’m so glad that Rachel at RachelsRamblingReviews decided to tag me – thanks girl! The original idea was created by the marvelous Katytastic over on Youtube.

So the questions are Disney themed (obviously) and you pick the character/book that best fits the questions (in your opinion). Got it? Let’s go!


Q1: The Little Mermaid – A character that is out of their element, a fish out of water?
The first person I think of is Eragon from The Inheritence Cycle by Christopher Paolini. He’s a simple farm boy who finds a Dragon egg and suddenly his world gets turned upside down, navigating dragons and fighting evil dragon riders.

Q2: Cinderella – A character who goes through major development?
Feyre from ACOTAR series by S.J Maas. Feyre’s transformation is incredible, she’s a normal girl trying to survive with her family, who gets plunged into a magical world full of fae. She becomes a warrior, brave and bold, nothing like the girl she left behind.

Q3: Snow White – A book with an eclectic cast of characters?
The first book that came to mind is J.R.R Tolkien’s Lord Of The Rings series. There are SO many diverse characters in these books, from elves to dwarves to wizards. They all have different opinions and ways of doing things.

Q4: Sleeping beauty – A book that put you to sleep?
I think I’ve mentioned this book a few times now. Given To The Sea by Mindy McGinnis bored me senseless! I never finished it – that says a lot.

Q5: The Lion King – A character that had something traumatic happen in their childhood?
Oh Elva from The Inheritence Cycle. She is cursed when she is an orphan baby and ages rapidly, losing her childhood and gaining powers that she didn’t want and that cause her extreme amounts of pain.

Q6: Beauty and the Beast – A book that was a beast (a big book that you were intimidated by but in the end found beautiful)?
My favourite Harry Potter book and the one that intimidated me the most, The Order Of The Phoenix. With a whopping 766 pages, this scared the s**t out of me! It’s the biggest book of the series, but (in my opinion) the BEST!

Q7: Aladdin – A character who has their wish granted for better or for worse?Trudchen from Odd & True by Cat Winters. Tru doesn’t remember her parents and is told stories about her monster killing mother. All she wants is to find her mum and live happily ever after. She gets her wish – for better of worse I’ll let you discover!

Q8: Mulan – A character who pretends to be someone or some thing that they are not?
Rhysand from ACOTAR by S.J Maas. He is a total a** hole in the first book (I still loved him though) but you understand why in the second book – I won’t spoil it.

Q9: Toy Story – A book with characters who you want to come to life?
I can only choose one?! I’d love the characters in the Gamorrah festival to come alive, from Amanda Foody’s Daughter Of The Burning City. I’d love to see all of the different jynx workers!

Q10: Disney Descendants – Your favourite villain?
Voldermort from the Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling. Voldi is so good at being bad! His story is so interesting and quite heartbreaking actually. Little soft spot for old Voldi!


I tag:
Danielle
Paige

I hope you enjoyed! How would you have answered?

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Wormwood – D.H Nevins – Review

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Synopsis 

Against a devastated landscape, a legion of one hundred fierce half-angels is hell bent on purging the Earth of all humans. But one of them, the tormented Tiamat, struggles against his mission, and when he rescues a beautiful woman name Kali, he finds the attraction as troubling as it is dangerous. Can Kali trust the one creature who could be responsible for her ultimate demise?

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★★★★☆

Angels, demons, destruction. The choice between your duty and forbidden love?

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I always have trouble knowing where to begin with reviews. Someone once told me to write from the heart. So what do I write when my heart has taken such a beating? God it hurts so much! I didn’t anticipate such a painful experience with Wormwood (the good kind).

I was definitely wary of the book before I went in, the description is pretty vague so you really don’t know what to expect. I have to admit I was a little confused to start with, you really get thrown in at the deep end and it was a lot of imagery to lure you in. Danielle did a brilliant job of building the world around you and really sucked me in, like literal vacuum sucking folks!

Kali was like a kindred spirit for me. She loves nothing more than scouting out her environment and is completely at ease with nature. She is unbelievably strong and has to take a whole lot of sh*t throughout the book, but not once does she curl up into a ball and crumble and I mean I wouldn’t blame her if she did! She fights for what she believes is right and true and is honest with her feelings.

I didn’t warm up to Tiamat quite as easy. He was a little strange from the start and I knew something was off with him from their first encounter. He is such a pain in the proverbial rear throughout the entire book, going to extreme lengths to rub Kali up the wrong way! I seriously HATED him at one point, the point that had me crying – you’ll get it if you read it – like why do that? Why?! He does redeem himself ultimately and everything comes to the surface – I love him now.

I was totally caught off guard so many times, I didn’t know what was real and it completely messed me up for several hours – the back of my phone is still recovering from me flinging it across the room (thanks Danielle)! The author superbly twisted the story for me and I understand that some scenes could possibly upset some people, but they are a necessary evil.

I couldn’t possibly describe in entirety the amount of love that I have for Wormwood and Danielle! I communicated with her numerous times and she is honestly the coolest warmest person, who genuinely wants feedback for her book.

I’m so sad that the sequel is a while off! I NEED it now – can we work on that please Danielle?!

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*I want to thank Danielle for sending the book my way in return for an honest review* (you are awesome 😉

D.H Nevins

 

 

 

 

Sunshine Blogger Award

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I am so honored to have gotten nominated for the award, not only once but twice! Thank you to Phannie and Danielle for nominating me! Go show them some love guys!



The Rules 

  • Thank the person(s) who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions sent by the person who nominated you.
  • Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions.
  • List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo on your post and/or on your blog.

Phannie’s Questions

Q1: What is you favourite genre (book or movie)? 
My favourite book genre’s are YA/Fantasy and I love a good horror or comedy movie. 

Q2: Do you have a daily routine?
I’d say I sort of have one. I follow my daughter’s routine for her, but myself not so much, except for my skin routine.

Q3: What are some of your all-time favourites?
Books – Harry Potter series.
Movies – Bridget Jones’ Diary and The Breakfast Club. Also Dirty Dancing (I love Patrick Swayze in that one). 

Q4: What is your favourite dish?
Chinese food, all day every day!

Q5: How long have you been blogging?
It’s just gone three months yesterday since my first post! The time has flown.

Q6: How do you stay motivated?
I wouldn’t be anything without my blogging group @GreatBloggersGC – They keep me motivated with their positivity and support. ILY guys!!

Q7: What was your least favourite school subject?
P.E for sure!

Q8: Do you prefer TV shows or movies?
Probably movies. They’re quick and sometimes TV shows drag on for too long.

Q9: Your top five TV/Movie adaptions that you liked?

  1. HP Series
  2. Peter Pan (2003)
  3. Coraline
  4. Holes
  5. Everything Everything

Q10: Your top five least favourite adaptions?

  1. Eragon
  2. Prince Caspian (Chronicles Of Narnia 2)
  3. The Cat In The Hat
  4. The Seeker The Dark Is Rising
  5. The Golden Compass

Q11: Do you have any reading goals this year?
I have my Goodreads challenge that I want to achieve! And a few books that I NEED to read – City Of Bones, Red Queen.



Danielle’s Questions

Q1: If you could live in any period and any place in time when and where would it be?
I’d like to visit many time periods, like Egyptian times and Henry VIII, but I’d like to live in this time, but in Alaska.

Q2: What is the last book that you hated and why?
Given To The Sea by Mindy McGinnis. I never finished this book. I couldn’t go on, the characters were so bland with no emotion.

Q3: What is your favourite book?
I can’t choose a favourite! I love the HP series to death, I also love Coraline, Wintersong, The Summer I Turned Pretty – What kind of question is this Danielle?!

Q4: What is something that you wish people knew about you?
I wish they knew that although I’m very shy and anxious, I’m a real B**ch when I get angry and not to take my kindness as a weakness.

Q5: What is your favourite type of character in a book?
I like the timid person who turns out to be more than you think – don’t judge a book by it’s cover.

Q6: What is your favourite holiday?
Holiday as in easter etc? Christmas 100%!!

Q7: What is your favourite TV show?
Gilmore Girls.

Q8: What is your pet peeve?
Walking behind someone who is really slow. Sorry!

Q9: What author would you like to meet someday?
J.K Rowling of course!

Q10: If you could play any Disney character in a live remake, who would you play?
Belle in Beauty and The Beast – I love books like her and I wasn’t interested in boys! Also I love me a beast 😉

Q11: Do you plan posts ahead of time?
Sometimes when I’m really organised. I write what posts I need to write in a notebook. But I do end up writing it the night before, if not on the day of posting! I need to work on that.


I nominate some of my besties! (sorry if you’ve already been nominated, but ILY)

Lori
Paige
Fernanda
Cassie
Jordan
Beth 
Lucy
Megs
Ash
Olivia
Vrinda



My Questions 

Q1: Where would you like to travel to most in the world?
Q2: Are you a sweet or savoury person?
Q3: Who do you look up to in your life?
Q4: What inspires you to write?
Q5: What movies/TV shows do you recommend?
Q6: Where is your chosen place to write?
Q7: What does your dream house look like?
Q8: What author would you love to collaborate with?
Q9: If you could do over a day, what day would it be?
Q10: What is your best childhood memory?
Q11: What book character would you love to be like?


I hope you enjoyed! Until next time.

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Book Aesthetics – Tag

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Hey guys!

So I did a poll on twitter for what my next post should be and it leaned pretty darn strongly towards the Book Aesthetics Tag, so here we are!

The lovely Fernanda over at TheWanderLustReader tagged me in this one. Guys her blog is gorgeous, you should definitely check her out if you haven’t already, she’s one of my fav’s!



The Rules

  • Thank whoever nominated you.
  • Credit the creator of this tag (Michelle!)
  • There’s no limit of how many aesthetics you can make for a question, but think of your poor readers.
  • Make your OWN aesthetics, please don’t steal them from someone else. Also what’s the fun in that?

 

Favourite Book Of The Year

Has to be Caraval by Stephanie Garber. I just loved this book! It got quite a bit of hate from other people, but it was just so magical and well put together, I can’t wait for the second book!

Caraval Aesthetic

 

A Character You Relate To A Lot

Probably Bronwyn from One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M.McManus. She’s a geek at heart and a real swat at school. But she also wants justice for her friends and tries to help everyone. She’s quite empowering.

Bronwyn Aesthetic

 

A Character You Look Up To 

This is easy – It’s got to be Hermione from Harry Potter! The girl has it all, she’s stunning, beautiful inside and out, clever, kind. I love Emma Watson too!

Hermione Aesthetic

 

An Underrated Gem

Nemesis by Anna Banks. I loved this book and I haven’t heard anyone mention it on social media! I can’t wait for Ally.

Nemesis Aesthetic

 

A Character That Deserves More Love

Mather from Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch. I’ve only read the first book so I don’t know what happens in the next, but I LOVE Mather and so did Meira! I don’t understand why that changed, like why?! He’s only a friend now.. I’m not getting it! LOVE HIM! – Also Jamie Campbell Bower would be perfect to play him! – Also LOOK AT HIM!

Mather Aesthetic

 

An Underrated OTP

Neville and Luna from Harry Potter. This pairing is perfect and SO underrated! #NUNA

NUNA Aesthetic


How would you have answered? Link me to some of your Aesthetics, I’d love to gush over them!

I tag some of my beaut bookish friends:

Lori
Dorka
Megs
Danielle

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Versatile Blogger Award

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I was nominated for this award out of the blue and I want to thank FayeJessica for nominating me! You rock girl.

The basic premise of the award, is to state seven facts about yourself and then nominate fifteen other bloggers who you think deserve it!


Seven facts about me:

1: I have been with my husband for eight years and married for one.
2: We have two children together.
3: I am a very shy and anxious person.
4: I have been writing a book since I was 16.
5: My favourite dessert is chocolate fudge cake.
6: I am a huge potterhead.
7: I am fascinated by stories of vampires and their mythology.


I am so honored to have been nominated and want to nominate some of my fellow bloggers, who I feel have good quality writing, unique blogs and who above all put so much love and effort into their blogs. I love you guys so much!

My nominees:

Lori
Dorka
Fernanda
Danielle
Paige
Ash
Vrinda
Beth 
Olivia
Jackie
Meghan
Phannie
Kris
Cassie
Linda

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Fireblood – Elly Blake – Review

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Synopsis

Against all odds, Ruby has defeated the villainous Frost King and melted his throne of ice. But the bloodthirsty Minax that was trapped inside is now haunting her kingdom and everyone she loves. The answers to its demise may lie to the south in Sudesia, the land of the Firebloods, and a country that holds the secrets to Ruby’s powers and past….

Despite warnings from her beloved Arcus, Ruby accompanies a roguish Fireblood named Kai to Sudesia, where she must master her control of fire in a series of trials to gain the trust of the suspicious Fireblood queen. Only then can she hope to access the knowledge that could defeat the rampaging Minax–which grows closer every moment. But as sparks fly in her moments alone with Kai, how can Ruby decide whom to trust? The fate of both kingdoms is now in her hands.

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★★★★☆

A thrilling sequel to Frostblood, a love triangle, a family secret and rising demons.

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So I read Frostblood earlier in the year and I fell completely in love with the world that Elly has created. I was super excited when I received Fireblood early and couldn’t wait to continue Ruby’s story!

I absolutely adore Ruby, after all of the heartbreak that she went through in Frostblood, she has grown so much as a person. I really felt that her character changed from ‘not so sure about herself’ into a fiery young woman. She has uneathered a part of herself that she didn’t know she had, which has made her powers easier to wield. She made a tough emotional decision regarding Arcus and the good of the kingdom and discovered a family secret that I did NOT see coming!

Arcus, ah lovely Arcus is on my list of book crushes! We learnt so much of his past in Frostblood and how utterly harrowing it must have been. He was left crushed, yet he stood tall and pulled the strength out of himself to take his position as the rightful king of the icy kingdom. I feel so sorry for him, he loves Ruby and he loves his kingdom, so how can he rule with a Fireblood by his side, in a place where she is hated?

Ruby has to choose to leave Arcus behind and trust blindly in fellow Fireblood Kai. Trust and loyalty plays a big part in this story, who should she trust? Who is her ally? Elly made Ruby face these problems head on and it was all very emotional and heartbreaking to read!

I have to say that I absolutely HATE love triangles with a passion! I’m a very loyal person and just do not like reading about tangled love. That being said, I think there was only a minor discrepancy and Ruby is pushed right into making a decision and proving where her loyalties really lie.

I do love Kai though, he’s very sure of himself and knows what he wants. He’s like the class clown, always cracking jokes and teasing Ruby to no end. But he’s no match for Arcus ..no no.

I profusely enjoyed Fireblood and applaud Elly for making me want MORE yet again! I cannot wait for the sequel Nightblood to be released next year.

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*I want to thank Netgalley for sending the book my way in return for an honest review*

Elly Blake

IRL – Book Tag

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Hey guys!

Have you ever wondered – ‘what would this character be like in real life’ – I certainly have. That’s why I’m so happy that Dorka over at Berries&Books decided to tag me in this one! If you haven’t already then go give her blog some love!

The tag was originally created by TheRainyReader over on Youtube. The basic idea is to answer the questions by choosing which character you think would be the best fit.


Q1: Most likely to stand up for the little guy?
Roran from The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini – he’s the big brother type of character with an extremely good heart, he’d protect anyone with his life, including a small village.

Q2. Most romantically oblivious?
I think I have to choose Ron Weasley from Harry Potter for this question too. He’s just so oblivious to all girls feelings, including the fact that Hermione likes him. He doesn’t handle his relationship with Lavender very well either.

Q3: Most likely person who I’d turn to for advice?
Has to be Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter – he’s a very wise man and would give you one of his whimsical answers – ‘happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if only one remembers to turn on the light‘.

Q4: Most likely person to make Youtube videos?
The Gobling King from Wintersong by S.Jae Jones – He’d play his violin and maybe Liesl would join him and help write the music.

Q5: Most likely person to grab a beer with?
Morrigan from A Court Of Mist & Fury by Sarah J. Maas – If you’ve read the books then you will know that Mor loves a good party, I think she’d be fun to go out for a drink with.

Q6: Most likely person to apply for a reality show?
Gilderoy Lockhart from Harry Potter & The Chamber Of Secrets – Gilderoy thinks VERY highly of himself, he can write, he can act, he can probably produce pink fluffy unicorns from his bottom if you asked him! He’d LOVE to be on a reality show because ‘of course’ everyone would want to see him.

Q7: Character that I’d want to run into on a beach? 
Oooh – there are many! I’m feeling Legolas from The Lord Of The Rings series by J.R.R Tolkein. Running along the beach with his pointy ears, blue eyes and gorgeous blonde hair swaying in the breeze. I’d also like it to be Orlando Bloom too!

Q8: Character that I’d like to work for?
Odette from Odd & True by Cat Winters – I recently read an arc of this book ( I reviewed it here) and I love Od! She’s ballsy and says it how it is, but she loves fiercely and would be quite fair as a boss.

Q9: Most likely person to have a mental breakdown in public? 
Besides me? I think Jasper from the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer – Jasper is the one out of the group who can’t control his hunger for blood very well. I think amongst a crowd in public he would totally lose it!

Q10: HR’s worst nightmare? 
Another one from Harry Potter, but it has to be Fred and George Weasley. They would make jokes, pull inappropriate pranks and probably try to sell something to the staff. They’d be able to babble on and on with excuses that would leave you confused and worst of all there’s two of them! 😉


How woud you answer? Let me know in the comments!

I tag my girls:

Fernanda
Lori
Olivia
Paige

Sarah xo

How I Choose My Books – Tag

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Hey guys! I’m back with another tag – yay! I was tagged by my lovely friend Megs over at BetweenThePages – her blog is awesome guys, go check her out!

Let’s dive in shall we?!


Q1: Find a book on your bookshelves with a blue cover. What made you want to pick this book?
Other than the cover being utterly stunning! – It was beautifully written and I adored it. Nothing left to be said.

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Q2: Think of a book that you didn’t expect to enjoy, but did. Why did you read it in the first place?
Uprooted is a long-winded book and has quite a lot of hate – I read it to see what all the hate was about – but I loved it! It was like a Brother’s Grimm tale and so dark!

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Q3: Stand in front of your bookshelves with your eyes closed and pick a book at random. How did you discover this book?
I heard a lot about this book on social media, so on my next trip to Waterstones I picked it up – needless to say I did not regret it! I went back for the sequel the week after!

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Q4: Pick a book that someone personally recommended to you. What did you think of it?
I was recommended Skin Deep by a relative and I just so happened to spot it in Tesco – It was such a lovely story. There were sections where I cringed a little but I do love cheese! I’ve read it about five times since.

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Q5: Pick a book that you discovered through booktube/bookstagram/book blogs. Did it live up to the hype?
I saw ACOTAR a while back on a book blog (I can’t remember who) and it sounded interesting. I read it this January and it took four days I believe, so yes it lived up to the hype! I bought and read the sequel within days.

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Q6: Find a book on your shelves with a one-word title. What drew you to this book?
I was drawn to Caraval because the description was intriguing. When I received it in a Fairyloot box I was ecstatic! I’d planned to go out and buy it on it’s release. It’s one of my favourite reads this year!

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Q7: What book did you discover through a film/TV adaption? 
I watched Twilight when it came to the cinema’s and when I found out it was a book series about vampires, I obviously had to buy it!

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Q8: Think of your all time favourite book(s), when did you read these and why did you pick them up in the first place?
Ok so my all time favourite book series is Harry Potter! I fell in love with them when I was a little girl and my mum introduced them to me, so they hold a very special memory for me.

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I loved this tag! It was very nostalgic – I hope you enjoyed!

I tag a few of my girls:

Lori 

Erin
Dorka

Go give them some love!

Sarah xo