Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Persistence of Vision (Interchron #1) Review


Title: Persistence of Vision (Interchron #1)
          
Author: Liesel K. Hill

Pages: 386

Genre: New Adult/Dystopian/Fantasy

Publisher: Tate Publishing

Date Released: January 29th 2013

Format: e-book

Synopsis:
In a world where collective hives are enslaving the population and individuals have been hunted to the verge of extinction, Maggie Harper, and independent 21st Century woman, must find the strength to preserve the freedom of the future, but without the aid of her memories.

After experiencing a traumatic time loss, Maggie is plagued by a barrage of images she can't explain. When she's attacked by a creep with a spider's web tattoo, she is saved by Marcus, a man she's never met, but somehow remembers. He tells her that both he and her creepy attacker are from a future in which individuals are being murdered by collectives, and Marcus is part of the rebellion. The collectives have acquired time travel and they plan to enslave the human race throughout all of history. The flashes Maggie has been seeing are echoes of lost memories, and the information buried deep within them is instrumental in defeating the collective hives.

In order to preserve the individuality of mankind, Maggie must try to re-discover stolen memories, re-kindle friendships she has no recollection of, and wade through her feelings for the mysterious Marcus, all while dodging the tattooed assassins the collectives keep sending her way.

If Maggie can't fill the holes in her memory and find the answers to stop the collectives, the world both in her time and in all ages past and future will be doomed to enslavement in the grey, mediocre collectives. As the danger swirls around her and the collectives close in, Maggie realizes she must make a choice: stand out or fade away... ( Goodreads Synopsis )

Review:
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review, Thank you Liesel! I really appreciate it! :).

I wasn't so sure about starting this book but the rating and reviews on goodreads were quite good. I had not even heard of this until Liesel contacted me but I am so happy and thankful that she did. I truly enjoyed it and I am not just saying that. The writing was really good and the storyline quite different from what I usually read. The only thing that bugged me was that Maggie never asked about her brother Jonah wondering where she was, which I thought was weird. I think he would notice that she was missing! haha.

This was a really unique story and it flowed really nicely, some of the science and physics laws were a bit hard to wrap my head around like explaining how their powers worked but I think I sort of got it in the end. Oh my goodness and I <3 <3 <3 Marcus *swoon* he is so sweet! There are some really cool unexpected things that happen, and I thought that the Spiderweb tattoo's were cool. I actually think this would be really cool as a movie!

Overall:
I definitely recommend this to those of you who live dystopian and fantasy novels. I think this book has something that everyone will enjoy. It is a lot different from what I usually read but I am definitely looking forward to reading the next book! :)

Cover art: 3
Plot: 5
Characters:4
Writing:4
Level of interest:5
Total rating:4.5

Where can you buy this:
Physical copies

Amazon

e-book
Tate Publishing



Dream Cast

Aimee Teegarden as Maggie                                                              Dominic Sherwood as Marcus








                                                                                                                  
                                              
Happy Reading Everyone!
- jordypaigebooks

Reviews coming soon...
Quantum Entanglement by Liesel K. Hill

Monday, 24 February 2014

It's Fire Country By David Estes Book Birthday!! :)

Today, Fire Country by David Estes turns one year old. In the first year since Fire Country was born, so much has happened. David signed with an agent, sold more than 10,000 books, wrote five more books and published a further three). He knew he just had to celebrate and he'd love for you to be a part of it! David owes so much of his support to the blogger community, and he wants everyone to have the chance to be a part of the Fire Country Birthday Bash.
Everyone goes home a winner, simply follow the prompts below and swipe your eCopy of Fire Country from Smashwords. Read and leave a review on Amazon if you enjoyed it. Feel free to share the code with your friends, family, neighbours and literary inclined pets.
Coupon Code: WH62C
Expiration: March 1, 2014
What's a party without prizes? Yes, David is not only giving everyone a chance to download their own copy of Fire Country, book one in the Country Saga for free, but he's also giving you stuff too. You could win an Amazon giftcard open internationally, U.S residents can win a signed copy of the David Estes book of your choice, or a handful of David Estes eBooks of your choice. Awesome.
Visit David via his Blog  Facebook • Twitter and via Goodreads
Pay Perry the Prickler a visit on Twitter and Goodreads

Saturday, 22 February 2014

Unravel Me Review

Title: Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2)

Author: Tahereh Mafi

Pages: 461

Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Dystopian

Publisher: Harper Collins

Date Released: February 5th 2013

Format: e-book

Synopsis:
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Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance.

She's finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch.

Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible.

In this exhilarating sequel to Shatter Me, Juliette has to make life-changing decisions between what she wants and what she thinks is right. Decisions that might involve choosing between her heart—and Adam's life. ( Goodreads Synopsis )

Quotes:
“I want to be the friend you fall hopelessly in love with. The one you take into your arms and into your bed and into the private world you keep trapped in your head. I want to be that kind of friend. The one who will memorize the things you say as well as the shape of your lips when you say them. I want to know every curve, every freckle, every shiver of your body.

I want to know where to touch you, I want to know how to touch you. I want to know convince you to design a smile just for me. Yes, I do want to be your friend. I want to be your best friend in the entire world.”  
“Hope.
It's like a drop of honey, a field of tulips blooming in the springtime. It's a fresh rain, a whispered promise, a cloudless sky, the perfect punctuation mark at the end of a sentence. And it's the only thing in the world keeping me afloat.”
  

“On the darkest days you have to search for a spot of brightness, on the coldest days you have to seek out a spot of warmth; on the bleakest days you have to keep your eyes onward and upward and on the saddest days you have to leave them open to let them cry. To then let them dry. To give them a chance to wash out the pain in order to see fresh and clear once again.”  

"It's raining. The world is weeping at our feet in anticipation of what we're about to do"

Review:Like I said in my Shatter Me Review, how amazing is this cover, I can't express how good they look!! Not only is the cover fabulous, the content inside is just as good. Tahereh Mafi has such a unique writing style and I love the way that she describes things. I have to admit that I didn't like Warner so much in Shatter Me but after reading Unravel Me I can't help but like him. You see another side of him that you didn't get to see in Shatter Me.
There were many intense moments through out the novel and I felt like I enjoyed this a even more that Shatter Me. I swear at one point in the book my jaw literally dropped. Also Juliette really developed throughout the story, she starts to realise she has to embrace who she is and she really grows. At some points I would get really annoyed with her decisions but I think that was important because it showed her character really change as a person.

The ending was pretty intense and do not worry I am not going to give any spoilers. I just really need to get my hands on Ignite Me!! I honestly have no idea what is going to happen next and I cannot wait to find out.

Overall:I highly recommend this to anyone who loves a good YA, dystopian. You will not regret buying it, the writing is incredible and you will not be able to put it down and if you have not read Shatter Me you should definitely go and get it now... like right now haha :)
 
Cover art: 5
Plot: 4
Characters:4
Writing:5
Level of interest:5
Total rating:5
 
Where can you buy this:
 Physical copies
 e-books
Happy Reading Everyone! I hope that you have a fab weekend!
- jordypaigebooks :)

Friday, 21 February 2014

Feature and Follow Friday #4

Hey Everyone! :D



This meme was created by
                                                      Alison can read and Parajunkee
This weeks featured blogs are


Question of the week:
What was the last book that made you cry?


I think that the last book that made me cry was " Beautiful Malice " by Rebecca James and you will have to read it to understand why, I don't want to spoil it for anyone but I seriously suggest you check it out because it is incredible! :)


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  3. Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing. You can also grab the code if you would like to insert it into your posts.
  4. Grab the button up there and place it in a post, this post is for people to find a place to say "hi" in your comments and that they are now following you.
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  7. If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love...and the followers
If you're new to the follow Friday hop, comment and let me know, so I can stop by and check out your blog! I really appreciate everyone who comments and follows so thank you!
Next weeks Question:
Change the Plot. If you could, what book would you change the ending or a plot thread? Go ahead and do it...change it.

Happy Reading Everyone!
- jordypaigebooks

Free Book Friday #4

It's Free Book Friday! This meme is weekly hosted by A Novel Idea , every week you post a FREE
e-book .  And who does not love free books haha! The idea is to review and/or present a free e-book that will include the following: A picture of the cover, Basic information (e.g. title, author, publication date, synopsis and a link to where you can find the book for download. Do keep in mind that I have no clue how long the e-book will be available for free.
 
So today I have decided to give you 4 FREE eBooks that I have found and thought you all might enjoy.
 
Title: The Mind Readers (Mind Readers #1)
Author: Lori Brighton 
Pages: 236
Date Released: September 11th 2013
Publisher:  CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Synopsis:
Cameron Winters is a freak. Fortunately, no one but her family knows the truth ...that Cameron can read minds. For years Cameron has hidden behind a facade of normalcy, warned that there are those who would do her harm. When gorgeous and mysterious Lewis Douglas arrives he destroys everything Cameron has ever believed and tempts her with possibilities of freedom. Determined to embrace her hidden talents, Cameron heads to a secret haven with Lewis; a place where she meets others like her...Mind Readers. But as Cameron soon finds out some things are too good to be true. When the Mind Readers realize the extent of Cameron's abilities, they want to use her powers for their own selfish needs. Cameron suddenly finds herself involved in a war in which her idea of what is right and wrong is greatly tested. In the end she'll be forced to make a choice that will not only threaten her relationship with Lewis, but her very life. ( Goodreads synopsis )
Where can I get this:

Title: Sovereign (Sovereign #1)
Author: E. R. Arroyo
Pages: 296
Date Released: October 27th 2012

Synopsis:
Chemical warfare has obliterated most of the world, including America, and the survivors have turned into feral beasts, save one colony, Antius, the last remnant of civilization. Seventeen-year-old Cori (aka Citizen 1206) only longs for wide open spaces and freedom. But Antius has no use for such things, just mindless drones to serve in a place with walls, fences, and laws. A lot of laws, which Cori constantly breaks. So she’s spent years plotting her escape, which is the only thing that will save her from the colony’s deranged leader, Nathan. She isn’t looking to be a hero, and she certainly isn’t looking to fall in love, but she just might do both. ( Goodreads synopsis  )
 
Where can you get this:
 
 

Title: Everblue (Mer tales #1)
Author: Brenda Pandos
Pages: 304
Date Released: March 22nd 2012
Publisher:  Obsidian Mountain Publishing
 
Synopsis:
She wanted her life to change... he wanted his to stay the same.
 
Best friends share everything with each other. Or do they? Seventeen-year-old Ashlyn Frances Lanski is tired of her boring, single life. Spending time with her best friend Tatiana, dreaming about kissing Tatiana's twin brother Fin, and swimming competitively are her only sanctuary. The girls plan to leave their drab lakeside town far behind for college. But when Tatchi fails to return home after a family emergency, and no one knows where the family has gone, Ash chooses to do something drastic to find them.
 
Ashlyn is about to discover what she'd thought to be true her whole life, wasn't, and the truth, too fantastical to imagine. Secrets lurk beneath the deep blue waters of Lake Tahoe, secrets that will change Ashlyn's life forever. ( Goodreads synopsis )
 
Where can you get this:

 


Title: Project Ele (ELE #1)
Author: Rebecca Gober & Courtney Nuckles
Pages: 334
Date Released: July 30th 2012
Publisher:  Amazon Digital Services
 
Synopsis:
Millions have already died, and thousands more are perishing daily. As a last ditch effort to preserve the human race, the government implements Project ELE. With the earth heating at rapid speeds, all remaining survivors are forced to turn to F.E.M.A. shelters to wait out ELE's wrath.
 
Fifteen-year-old Willow Mosby's life, as she knows it, ends the moment she walks through the shelter's door. Willow has to quickly adapt to the new challenges that shelter life demands, the least of which includes making new friends and working a full time job.
 
Soon after making an interesting discovery, Willow and her friends start exhibiting strange abilities. Seeking answers, they embark on a mission to find out what these new abilities mean and whether they are a gift or a curse.
 
This new adventure can send her world crashing down around her. The question is: Can Willow survive the fall? ( Goodreads synopsis )

I never realised till just now that the girl on the cover has two different coloured eyes.... haha.
 
Where can you get this:
 Let me know if you check any of these out, I have downloaded them all :)
Happy reading Everyone, I hope you all have fab weekends!
- jordypaigebooks

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Shatter Me Review


      Title: Shatter Me

Author: Tahereh Mafi

Pages: 340

Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Dystopian

Publisher: Harper Collins

Date Released: October 2nd 2012

Format: e-book

Synopsis: No one knows why Juliette's touch is fatal, but The Reestablishment has plans for her. Plans to use her as a weapon. But Juliette has plans of her own. After a lifetime without freedom, she's finally discovering a strength to fight back for the very first time—and to find a future with the one boy she thought she'd lost forever. ( Source: Goodreads )
Quotes:
"I always wonder about raindrops.
I wonder how they're always falling down, tripping over their own feet, breaking their legs and forgetting their parachutes as they tumble right out of the sky toward an uncertain end."

"All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.”
  

“The moon is a loyal companion.
It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do. Every day it’s a different version of itself. Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human.
Uncertain. Alone. Cratered by imperfections.”
  

“I've been screaming for years and no one has ever heard me.”  

Review:
Let me just start of with how beautiful this book cover is, like oh my goodness. So I had heard so many good things about this book and I've had it on my tbr pile for quite some time so I decided to pick it up and I am so glad that I did. The way that Tahereh Mafi presents her world to you is so beautiful, the world building made me feel as though I was actually there. At the start of the novel I could almost feel Juliette's aloneness (is that even a word haha?) not having uttered a single word for so long and finally having someone to talk to. That someone being Adam. After that first night together, I kind of thought he was a bit of a dick but that was soon forgotten when he became so sweet towards Juliette.

When we first meet Warner I instantly do not like him, not only did he kill without a second thought, he kept Juliette like a prisoner/trophy not like a person with feelings. He was merciless but I think there could be some part of him that's good. Adam's brother James seemed so sweet and I couldn't help but wonder if he was like Adam immune to Juliette's touch. On that note I felt bad for Juliette because before Adam she had nobody, no one cared for her, her own parents sent her to The Reestablishment without a second glance and I couldn't imagine how alone she must have felt.

Overall:
I recommend this to everyone. If you love young adult, romance and dystopian novels this books is for you! The writing style is so unique and poetic and I haven't read anything like it. I will definitely be purchasing this in a physical copy to re-read.

Cover art: 5
Plot: 5
Characters:4
Writing:5
Level of interest:4
Total rating:5

Where can you buy this:

Physical copies

- Amazon
- Fishpond (free shipping worldwide)
- Book Depository (free shipping worldwide)

e-books
- kindle
- Kobo


Happy Reading Everyone!
jordypaigebooks

Saturday, 15 February 2014

Aspiring to become an author?


Are you someone who has been thinking about writing a novel? I know I am and I have searched online for some helpful tips to help with your writing.
I have only just started to write properly because I am always changing my mind about what I want to write but that's okay. I think that if you are having the same problem I had you're not writing what you really want to (I could be wrong though), If you are struggling think about something you would like to read that has yet to be written and make it your mission to write that story.

About 2 years ago I came across the author Ally Carter who wrote I'd Tell You I Love You But Then I'd Have to Kill You and I was looking through her website and came across for writers which has a heap of posts she has written to help you on your writing journey and some helpful links to improve your writing. I found reading these very helpful and I think I would be quite lost if I hadn't read them.

Another author who you most probably all know Cassandra Clare who wrote the
infernal devices series and the mortal instruments series has some of her own writing advice on her website and she has a different take on it than Ally Carter and some things that are a bit different but all in all I found these posts very helpful as well. She even has a advice for teen writers post which I found quite helpful being a teen myself.

The author of Gone series, Michael Grant has a very different take on writing but I think that it is good advice for anyone wanting to become and author because he is blunt and straight to the point, which I like. Here is what he said:

Do you have any advice for aspiring writers?
First, and this is important: this is advice for people thinking about writing as a career. Okay? This is not advice for how you can write a journal entry or your next creative writing assignment.
If you want a career as a writer, I have the following advice:
  1. Manage to be born with some natural talent. Talent isn't enough by itself, but if you don't have at least some natural talent you won't have a career as a writer. Not fair? Spoiler alert: Life isn't fair.
  2. Work hard. Look at it this way: you're in a contest. Everyone in the contest has talent. Who is going to win the race amongst talented people? The talented person who also works hard.
  3. It's a good thing to read a lot. It's a good thing to write a lot. The best thing to do is to live a lot. Fall in love. Fall out of love. Make a fool of yourself. Watch other people make fools of themselves. Believe something stupid and then realize you've been tricked. Feel embarrassed. Be brave and bold. Then be cowardly and pathetic. Give a damn about the world outside yourself. Have some very dark nights. It's all good. You'll use all of it.
  4. Ignore just about everything you'll ever hear in school on the topic of writing. (Don't blame your teachers: they have to teach the curriculum and they've got the whole world looking over their shoulders.)

I would like to single out the so-called "chunk method" for special abuse. The chunk method isn't just stupid, it actively destroys the part of your brain that might be a writer. So learn it to pass your tests, but for God's sake keep it isolated in some dark corner of your brain where it won't contaminate anything around it.
There is no method to writing fiction. You're telling a story. Did the people who read your story understand it? Did they keep reading it all the way to the end? Were they interested by the characters and the plot? If the answer is "yes," then you did it right.
That's the job: tell a story using words.

And leaving the best for last David Estes author of evolution trilogy, country series and The dwellers series has a blog in which he has some really good advice:
1. My dos and dont's for attracting new readers
2. Everything I wish I knew when I started writing (this is very helpful and recommend you take a look)
3. Surviving Negative Reviews (and maybe even learning from them!)
4. Become an indie author and get rich quick
5. All about beta readers (I still have yet to find one but that's because I do not feel I have written enough to do this yet I will make a post about this later on)
6. how to make most of read and review programs
7. Do all people sound the same (your writing voice)

I really recommend you take a  look because all of these posts have a lot of time and effort put into them and they are so helpful! He also has a group on goodreads david estes fans and ya book lovers unite which I am apart of and there are more post there that can help you with your writing
e.g. Read and review program where you can give out free copies of your novel for an honest review and members writing where you can share your writing with the group and get feed back or find someone to be your beta read or critique your writing.

 Anyway these are the places I go to when I am stuck or need a bit of a boost to keep writing. I hope that you enjoyed this post, I'm sorry that it is not my own advice but I think it better to hear from the people who actually know what they are doing. If you found this helpful let me know and if you are writing a novel and need some input like a beta reader, but I will make a post about it with further details as to what it is and how you can get involved ( I have yet to find one myself hehe!) :D

I hope that you all have fabulous weekends and Happy Reading Everyone :)
- jordypaigebooks

Friday, 14 February 2014

Feature and Follow Friday #3


Hey everyone :)


So I have been really enjoying this tag so I think that I will keep it up as a regular post!
This meme was created by
Alison can read and Parajunkee
This weeks featured blogs are Tween2teenbooks and Literarychameleon

This weeks question:
Find a “new to you blogger” and feature their button on your post this week. Tell us why this blogger stands out to you.
I have chosen prettylittlepages (a.k.a Kristen) because I think that she has a very unique blog and the content of it is entertaining.
This is one of her recent reviews that I really enjoyed Darkest powers review with her dream cast included.  I definitely suggest you go and check out her blog because it is fantastic and I am so glad to have found it through a previous #FF.
I hope that you all have amazing weekends and Happy reading! 


Rules: To join the fun and make new book blogger friends, just follow these simple rules:
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  2. (Required) Follow our Featured Bloggers
  3. Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing. You can also grab the code if you would like to insert it into your posts.
  4. Grab the button up there and place it in a post, this post is for people to find a place to say "hi" in your comments and that they are now following you.
  5. If you are using WordPress or another CMS that doesn't have GFC (Google Friends Connect) state in your posts how you would like to be followed
  6. Follow Follow Follow as many as you can, as many as you want, or just follow a few. The whole point is to make new friends and find new blogs. Also, don't just follow, comment and say hi. Another blogger might not know you are a new follower if you don't say "HI"
  7. If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love...and the followers
If you're new to the follow friday hop, comment and let me know, so I can stop by and check out your blog! I really appreciate everyone who comments and follows so thank you!

Next weeks Question:
What was the last book that made you cry?

-jordypaigebooks

Free Book Friday #3

It's Free Book Friday! This meme is weekly hosted by A Novel Idea , every week you post a FREE
e-book .  And who does not love free books haha! The idea is to review and/or present a free e-book that will include the following: A picture of the cover, Basic information (e.g. title, author, publication date, synopsis and a link to where you can find the book for download. Do keep in mind that I have no clue how long the e-book will be available for free.



Title: Invisible
Author: Cecily Anne Paterson
Date Released: February 11th 2013

Synopsis: Jazmine Crawford doesn't make decisions. She doesn't make choices. She doesn't make friends. Jazmine Crawford only wants one thing: to be invisible. For Jazmine, it's a lot easier to take out her hearing aid and drift along pretending that nothing's wrong than it is to admit that she's heartbroken. She starts to come out of her shell when she's forced to be in the school play and even makes friends with bouncy Gabby and chocolate-loving Liam. But can she stand up to the school bully, and is she strong enough to face the truth about what really happened to her dad?


Where can you get this:
I like the cover because it looks simple and I think that the synopsis sounds interesting so once I have some space in my reading schedule I will definitely check this out, I have already downloaded it on my e-reader :D
Happy Reading Everyone! :)
jordypaigebooks

Monday, 10 February 2014

Day 1: Valentines mini book blogging challenge


Okay so this Challenge is hosted by parajunkee and if you have not checked out her blog yet I recommend that you do!
So today's challenge is to give your book boyfriend list, and I am going to list these in no particular order. Leave and comment below and let me know if any of my book boyfriends have made your lists as well! :D

- Adrian Ivashkov (from the Vampire Academy series and the Bloodlines series by Richelle Mead)

-Conrad (from the Summer series by Jenny Han)

-Four a.k.a Tobias (from the Divergent series by Veronica Roth)

-Will Herondale (from the Infernal Devices Series by Cassandra Clare)

-Shane (from the Morganville Vampires series by Rachel Caine)

-Derek (from the Shadow Falls series by C. C. Hunter)

-Lucas (from the Shadow Falls series by C. C. Hunter)

-Gabriel (from  Dark Visions by L. J. Smith)

-Derek (from the Darkest Powers series by Kelley Armstrong)

-Bubby (from Where I Belong by Gwendolyn Heasley)

-√Čtienne St. Clair (from Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins)

-Cricket (from Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins)

-Roger (from Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson)

-Giacomo (from The Juliet Club by Suzanne Harper)

- Christian ( from the Unearthly series by Cynthia Hand)

- Patch (from the Hush Hush series by Becca Fitzpatrick)

-Rowan (from Wanderlove by Kristen Hubbard)

-Lucas Delos (from the Starcrossed series by Josephine Angelini)

-Alex (from the Lila series by Sarah Alderson)

-Reeve (from Boys Bears and a Serious Pair of Hiking Boots by Abby McDonald)

-Alex Fuentes (from Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles)

-Chaol Westfall (from the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Mass)

-Jared (from The Legion series by Kami Garcia)

-Nick (from the Altered series by Jenifer Rush)

- Sam (from the Altered series by Jenifer Rush)

-Perry (from the Under the Never Sky series by Veronica Rossi)

-Ethan Landry (from The Rules for Disappearing by Ashley Elston)

-Tomas (from The Testing series by Joelle Charbonneau)

-Noah Shaw (from The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer series by Michelle Hodkin)

-Liam ( from The Darkest Minds series by Alexandra Bracken)

- Caleb ( from the Significance series by Shelly Crane)

-Avi (from How to Ruin a Summer Vacation by Simone Elkeles)

-Jace (from The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare)

-Kerrick (from Healer series by Maria V. Snyder)

-Valek (from the Study series by Maria V. Snyder)

- Christian (from the Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead)


Ok so obviously that is just some of them.... hahaha If I listed them all I would be here all day hehe I thought this was really fun and I can't wait for the rest of the challenges. Who are your book boyfriends? :)

I hope you enjoyed this and Happy Reading Everyone!!! :D
jordypaigebooks

Friday, 7 February 2014

Feature and Follow Friday #2

Hey everyone :)

This Week's Question:
If you could read a book for the “first time” again, which book would it be? Why?


This is a hard question because there are honestly so many things that I would love to read for the "first time" but I think that the book I would read for the "first time" would have to be Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead because that was the book that got me hooked into reading when I was 10 or 11 and I just fell in love with the whole series. It started my obsession with books so how could it not be haha.



This meme was created by Alison can read and Parajunkee 

Blogs Featured this week: YA Asylum and Literary Chameleon and tale of twodoxies
Rules:

To join the fun and make new book blogger friends, just follow these simple rules:
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Free Book Friday #2

It's Free Book Friday! This meme is weekly hosted by A Novel Idea , every week you post a free e-book . The idea is to review and/or present a free e-book that will include the following: A picture of the cover, Basic information (e.g. title, author, publication date, synopsis and a link to where you can find the book for download. Do keep in mind that I have no clue how long the e-book will be available for free.

Title: Verity (Cursed #1) Author: Claire Farrell
Date Released: 24th April 2011

Synopsis:
Perdita Rivers has spent her entire sheltered life being told what to do. Lately, she’s felt ready for a change and the universe seems to agree. Her new best friend’s brother is the boy of Perdita’s dreams. Literally. Even though he plays hot and cold, she’s sure there’s more to it, but she’s kind of distracted by the sense she’s being followed, not to mention the rumours of wild animal sightings that seem to mean more to her new crush’s family than they should. Perdy’s on a mission to find the truth, but maybe the truth is the danger she should hide from, after all.

Where can you get this:

I think that this sounds pretty good and I have not read a werewolf novel in so long so I am looking forward to reading this! :)

Happy Reading Everyone! :)
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Monday, 3 February 2014

Teardrop by Lauren kate

Title: Teardrop (Teardrop #1)

Author: Lauren Kate

Pages: 441

Genre: Romance, young adult, Paranormal

Publisher: Delacorte Books

Date released: October 22nd 2013

Format: Paperback

Synopsis:
Never, ever cry... Seventeen-year-old Eureka won't let anyone close enough to feel her pain. After her mother was killed in a freak accident, the things she used to love hold no meaning. She wants to escape, but one thing holds her back: Ander, the boy who is everywhere she goes, whose turquoise eyes are like the ocean. And then Eureka uncovers an ancient tale of romance and heartbreak, about a girl who cried an entire continent into the sea. Suddenly her mother's death and Ander's appearance seem connected, and her life takes on dark undercurrents that don't make sense. Can everything you love be washed away? ( Goodreads Synopsis )

Quotes:

“Wisdom holds a candle to experience, but you've got to take the candle and walk alone.”  

“Love was a dance floor where everyone you loved left a mark behind.”

“When he pressed his lips to hers, she was not surprised. It happened the way the sun rose, the way a flower blossomed, the way fain fell from the sky, the way the dead stopped breathing. Naturally. Inevitably.”  

“I try to hook you up every day. What's the point of calendars without dates?”

“The last thing we expect others to do, its the last thing they do before we learn we cannot trust them.”
  
Review:
First of all let me just say, I really love this cover! It's so pretty, the water dress looks amazing!
So I wasn't really sure what to expect when I saw that Lauren Kate had a new series coming out because I enjoyed the first fallen novel but as the series went on it was not as good as I thought it would be, so when I picked this up I wasn't sure if I was going to like it or not.

Turns out I liked quite a bit and I found it was written a lot better, it was very different from everything that I have read. I absolutely loved the scene when Eureka meets Ander for the first time, it was too cute! I thought it was really funny that when Eureka went on Brooks boat with the twins, it said it was called Ariel which made me think of the little mermaid hahaha.

Overall:
There were a few unanswered question so I can't wait to read the next installment and find out what Is going to happen. If you have yet to read this then I suggest you do because its really good, I mean it had its flaws but because I liked the story so much it overrode that. I recommend this for anyone who likes a good ya paranormal romance that has a unique story.

Cover art: 5
Plot: 4
Characters:4
Writing:4
Level of interest:4
Total rating:4
Where can you buy this:
Physical copies
e-books
Happy Reading Everyone!
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