Showing posts from October, 2015

October 2015 - Book Wrap up

This month i was pretty on top of my reviews, so this is basically a link party to all the reviews i wrote throughout the month, because i actually reviewed all the books i wanted to write a full review for.  Or in other words, those few books that do not have a full review linked, they will be kept to those short reviews on here or those i posted on Goodreads. Either because I honestly don't feel like talking anymore about those books, or because i said everything i have to say about those book here and there is no need for a completely different post to say the exact same thing.  But mostly it is a link up to the actual reviews other then for a handful of books that i did not review for reasons listed here. Here we go, in a rather big wrap up for October: Lets start with the facts:  I read a total of 20 books this month. Which i personal find pretty good, because i wanted to read 24. I mean, 4 short of the goal? Pretty good. And i did start 2 other books that I have no

Book Review: Gone Girl

So this  book  took me forever.  But i did finish it.  And now i get to ramble. And share my feelings.  And let you all take part in my feelings.  Sorry about all the GIFs in this post, but i had so many fantastic ones that just fit. Who knew that it is so much easier to find fitting GIFs for a bad review then for a rave? I certainly did not expect that.  So lets just get into it! Gone Girl Author : Gillian Flynn Language : English Type of book:  Paperback  Pages :  475 Overall rating : 1.5 to 2 out of 5 Book series:  NO, thank god! Book received through:   bought it myself  Summary on the book : " Who are you? What have we done to each other? These are the questions Nick Dunne finds himself asking on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, when his wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He  swears  it isn't true. A police examination

Book Review: Snow like Ashes

This was one of those books I read during the Dewey's 24 Hour readathon.  And i loved this book so lets get into the gushing.  Snow like Ashes Author : Sara Raasch Language : English Type of book:  Paperback  Pages :  416 Overall rating : 4 to 4.5 out of 5 Book series:  Yes, Snow like Ashes #1 Book received through:   bought myself  Summary on the book : "Sixteen years ago the Kingdom of Winter was conquered and its citizens enslaved, leaving them without magic or a monarch. Now, the Winterians' only hope for freedom is the eight survivors who managed to escape, and who have been waiting for the opportunity to steal back Winter's magic and rebuild the kingdom ever since. Orphaned as an infant during Winter's defeat, Meira has lived her whole life as a refugee, raised by the Winterian's general, Sir. Training to be a warrior - and desperately in love with her best friend, and future king, Mather - she would do anything to help her

Book Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

This was the first book I read during the Dewey's 24 Hour readathon. I mostly put this book on my TBR for that readathon because i knew that i was going to get that book read without problems in one sitting if i wanted to do that. Simply because i enjoy it so much. And i get sucked into the story and just... you know be able to read this thing from start to finish and love it and be motivated to read more after finishing this.  And while i never done a 24 hour readathon, i did do one readathon before and noticed how important it is to actually start with a book that makes you want to read and read and... you guys get my drift. So that is what i did. And since i never wrote a Harry Potter book reviews, and i am starting my how-ever-many re-read of this series now i thought i do that now.  And review every book after reading it. Or a few weeks after re-reading it. You know, what ever... I am writing a review at some point for those books so that i finally have an actual real re

Waiting on Wednesday: No Baggage

I could use a vacation. I really could. But i can't go on one. Who can really when they wish they could?  So why not read about it instead?  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted over at  Breaking the Spine , so head over there to join in or see what it is all about :) No Baggage W ritten by : Clara Bensen Publisher : Running Press Release Date:  January 5th, 2016  Genres : Travel, non fiction, memoir, autobiography Pages : 288 Buy :  Book Depository ,  Ama , Add to  Goodreads   Summary :  No Baggage is a memoir that will resonate with adventurers and homebodies alike -it's at once a romance, a travelogue, and a  bright modern take on the age-old questions: how do you find the courage to explore beyond your comfort zone? And can you love someone without the need for commitment, or any expectations for the future?   When Clara Bensen arranged to meet Jeff Wilson on the steps of the Texas State Capitol, after just a few email exchan