Best 2015 books so far…

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This week’s Top Ten Tuesday hosted on the Broke and Bookish is on the best books you’ve read so far in 2015.

So since, I’ve only read 18 books so far this year, I thought the Top 10 was unfair so I narrowed it down to my Top 5 books.

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P.S. I Still Love You – This was one of my most anticipated books of 2015, and it delivered on so many levels. It finished the story off beautifully.

Dreams of Gods and Monsters – I’ve been slowly going through this series, and while enjoyed the first two.This one blew my mind, I loved everything breathtaking word that Laini Taylor had to say.

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A Court of Thorns and Roses –Being honest, I like Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, but I am not completely in love with them. But this one was so wonderful. It took me by surprise, how much I ended up loving this book. And the cover is amazing so double points.

This Shattered World –As I said in my review of this one, the first one didn’t knock my socks off. But this one made me love the series, past characters, new characters and future characters. I’m so excited for the next one!

Never Never-I picked this one up because it was too mysterious to not be curious about, I read through both parts, in one sitting and I am DYING to know what happens next.

Link your TTT for I can it check out! Have you read any of these? What were your thoughts?

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Waiting on Wednesday | Their Fractured Light

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Their Fractured Light By: Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

  their fractured light   Final book in Starbound trilogy


    A year ago, Flynn Cormac and Jubilee Chase made the now infamous Avon Broadcast, calling on the galaxy to witness for their planet, and protect them from destruction. Some say Flynn’s a madman, others whisper about conspiracies. Nobody knows the truth. A year before that, Tarver Merendsen and Lilac LaRoux were rescued from a terrible shipwreck-now, they live a public life in front of the cameras, and a secret life away from the world’s gaze.

Now, in the center of the universe on the planet of Corinth, all four are about to collide with two new players, who will bring the fight against LaRoux Industries to a head. Gideon Marchant is an eighteen-year-old computer hacker known in Corinth’s underworld as The Knave of Hearts. He’ll climb, abseil and worm his way past the best security measures to pull off onsite hacks that others don’t dare touch.

Sofia Quinn has a killer smile, and by the time you’re done noticing it, she’s got you offering up your wallet, your car, and anything else she desires. She holds LaRoux Industries responsible for the mysterious death of her father and is out for revenge at any cost.

When a LaRoux Industries security breach interrupts Gideon and Sofia’s separate attempts to infiltrate their headquarters, they’re forced to work together to escape. Each of them has their own reason for wanting to take down LaRoux Industries, and neither trusts the other. But working together might be the best chance they have to expose the secrets LRI is so desperate to hide

Release date Decem. 1st, 2015
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Why it needs to be here already:

Um. That cover. It’s everything I dreamed it would be and more. I want it in my hands now.

I’m so excited to be continuing on with this world. It’s so complex and even though the last two books did answer questions, it left me with butt loads of questions and scenarios on how everything can go wrong in this one. I really love that they switch main characters in each book but it’s always a gamble. Tarver and Lalic were okay, and I loved Jubilee and Flynn so I’m just hoping I’ll love these new ones. Actually they aren’t exactly new because we got glimpses of them in the second book. But that doesn’t really count.

I am so ready to see how this one ends, and we’re still six months out. Who has a time machine?

What are you guys waiting for? Are you excited for Their Fractured Light?

My Top 10 books I’ve recently added to my TBR

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This week’s Top Ten Tuesday hosted on the Broke and Bookish is about the books I’ve recently added to my TBR! I’m going to cheat a little here, some I’ve recently got and others have been sitting on my TBR shelf for a while now and are just begging to be read.

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Splintered – I’ve had this one for a while now, and let’s be honest it was a total cover buy. But I love fairy tale retellings with a passion, so hopefully I will get to this one very soon.

A Thousand Pieces of You – I picked this one up not too long ago. I was really looking forward to it when it was first coming out and I finally got my hands on it! But I’m a little wary, I’ve heard many mixed things about it. If I end up not liking it at least I have a beautiful cover to flaunt everywhere.

Kiss of Deception- This is another one that I was really excited for when it was being released. Finally I end up buying it and is probably going to be my next read, because I am in a big fantasy kick lately.

Shadow and Bone – Okay, okay. I’ve had this one for months now. I’ve heard so many great things about this series and the author that when I first got it, I was ready to run through it. Although that didn’t happen. But you know what did happen. Me pre-ordering Leigh’s new book Six of Crows. Not entirely sure why I did that because i usually don’t do stuff like that for authors who I haven’t read anything from. So yeah, I REALLY need to get to this one.

Half Bad – Witches. Good. Bad. A sequel that just came out. I couldn’t resist okay.

Serphina – Dragons. I love dragons. But surprisingly I never read a book center around them. What’s wrong with me? So when I saw this, it was a no brainier. It was coming home with moi.

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Stolen Songbird – The sequel is coming out soon. (I believe, it might already be out.) And it was only 1.99 as a eBook. It didn’t hurt that I’ve been actually eyeing this one for a while anyways.

Frostbite – I read Vampire Academy last year and enjoyed it quite a bit. So, it was time.

Maybe One Day – I’m not even sure what this is about. But eBook sale… Stop judging. No one has can resist eBook deals.

The Body Electric – Um, I know that this is a Sci-Fi. Pretty much it. It was 99 cents okay! I have no control over my hands when I see a eBook on sale.

Link your TTT for I can it check out! Have you read any of these? What were your thoughts?

Joining in…better late than never

Okay, I know this is super late. But this is happening. I’m joining in on Contemporary Conversations which is hosted by Kayla and Veronica. And it’s better late than never right?

So I was in a reading slump when I was suppose to be reading up for this event. So I didn’t get much reading done but I do have two books that I have a review coming. And a cool (well, in my opinion) feature planned out that I wanted to share so it’s happening. And I am finally out of my reading slump so maybe I’ll be able to read another book. Probably not, but I’m being optimistic.

Hopefully this event will also pull me out of the blogging slump I’ve been in too!

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My Top 12 Debuts of 2015

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday hosted on the Broke and Bookish is all about the ones that are debuting in 2015! This year I’m taking a jab at Debut Author Challenge this year, at since for that challenge is to read 12 debut books I picked out my top 12 that I’m keeping my eye out for.

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Dating Down (April 8) – This book just sounds beautiful. A girl fresh out of a bad relationship, dealing with her feelings and written in verse. It sounds like something that can be fun and heart wrenching at the same time. Me likely. And it doesn’t hurt that the cover is beautiful too.

The Conspiracy of Us (Jan 13) – We’re so close to this one! First I love the cover. Secondly, the main character is from a big time rich family, and that just means this will have glamorous moments which I love. Thirdly it’s also a mystery! I’m not going to be able to stay away.

Everything That Makes You (Mar 17) – I have mixed feelings about this but it sounds so interesting that I have to take a go at it. Basically it’s about a girl who has scar across her face making her an outcast at school. But the part that kinda freaks me out but pulls me in is that there is an alternate reality twist to it. Taking place of if she never got scarred and was the girl everyone liked. I love the concept and I’m very interested in seeing how the author approaches it.

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Last Year’s Mistake (Jun 9) – This just sounds like a cute contemporary. I just can’t resist those cute contemporaries.

The Night We Said Yes (Jun 16) – This is set in Orlando. Enough to buy me, I’ve never read a book based in my hometown and I’m hoping to know about the places they talk about when reading this one. Very excited.

Hello, I love you (Jun 9) – Another cute contemporary. With K-pop in it, so why not?

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Simon VS. The Homo Sapiens Agenda (Apr 7) – I sense a coming-of-age story. And I’m so ready for it.

Anne & Henry (TBA) – Anne as Anne Boleyn? Henry as the infamous Henry Tudor? In high school? Like what. I just need to see how this one plays out. And the caption on the cover doesn’t help it at all. “a love worth losing your head for” I can’t even.

The Wrong Side of Right (Mar 17) – It looks like the only thing I’m excited for are contemporaries this year. Kinda loving it. I really like this cover. Yes, I’m basing my opinion on covers.

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From Where I Watch You (Aug 4) – The main character, Kara. Seems to have her future all planed out. But then someone starts sending her notes bring up her past. A past that contains a dead sister.. I’m already getting goosebumps. I don’t read a lot of mysteries but I do enjoy them so totally keeping my eyes on this one. And 10 bucks Kara probably killed her sister.

My Heart and Other Black Holes (Feb 10) – This one will probably rip out my heart. So I’m going to start preparing now.

Red Queen (Feb 10) – Everyone is excited about this one! And it’s freaking hard not to get pumped for something that already is getting so much attention. Fingers crossed is perfection. But it Fantasy so that in itself is a win.

Overall, 2015 is going to be a killer year for debuts. I’m excited to read as many as possible.

Link your TTT for I can it check out! Do you have your eyes on any of these?

Music Buzz | August 20, 2014

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Music Buzz is a original feature that I’m testing out on my blog. This is where I’ll be talking about all the music that has been buzzing around in my head lately.

As of today this is what I have stuck in my head:

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Artist: Troye Sivan
Album: TRXYE EP

Thoughts: I think this song is brilliant. The beat been stuck in my head for weeks and I am loving his voice. It just has a cool relaxing sound to it. I’m not a fan of his YouTube so he is quite new to me. But I love him now, and I need to listen to the rest of his EP. I’ve been procrastinating because I don’t want to be disappointed.

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Artist: Taylor Swift
Album: 1989

Thoughts: Okay so I’m a fairly new Taylor Swift fan. I’ve been a fan ever since her RED album, and all her music she did before that was always just okay for me. So I’ve never really had a song of her’s stuck in my head. But ever since I heard it on her livestream, the lyrics are on repeat. I’m starting to think I’m a broken record.

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Artist: Collabro
Album: Stars

Thoughts: Okay so this is the song that made me fall in love with Collabro when they were on Britain’s Got Talent. The way they sing this song is just so magical. I can listen to their beautiful voices over and over and not get tried of it. That’s actually pretty much with their whole Album. It’s was so worth the wait. They need to come to the USA iTunes store though, I need to buy it, and have it and love it forever.

What do you have stuck in your head?

Top Ten | To Read or Not to Read?

Top Ten Tuesday is a feature that The Broke and The Bookish hosts weekly.
This week is all about the books that you maybe want to read or maybe not. Basically asking is the book worth the hype?

 

So this is my list. They’re mostly series that I’ve been hearing a lot of things about, but never got around to. So you tell me To Read or Not To Read?

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1. Under the Never Sky – I’ve seen this triology around for a while now, but I’m not sold on it yet.
2. The Darkest Minds – The third book is coming out soon, but is it worth starting the series?
3. Across the Universe – The covers are so beautiful.

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4. The Girl of Fire and Thorns
5. Shadow and Bone
6. Daughter of Smoke and Bone

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7. Angelfall
8. Sweet Evil
9. City of Bones
– I’ve actually read this one but it was a really long time ago. I’m not sure if I should re-read it and continue on with the series. I suck at completing series.

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10. Mistborn Trilogy – Let’s be real the UK covers are everything.

Which one should I read first?  Any that I shouldn’t bother with? Link up your Top Ten I would love to read them.

Waiting on Wednesday | The Infinite Seas

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme host on Breaking the Spine.

The Infinite Seas By: Rick Yancey

  16131484   Book 2 in The 5th Wave trilogy

     The riveting follow-up to the New York Times bestselling The 5th Wave, hailed by Justin Cronin as    “wildly  entertaining.”

     How do you rid the Earth of seven billion humans? Rid the humans of their humanity.

Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan finds herself in a new world, a world in which the     fundamental trust that binds us together is gone. As the 5th Wave rolls across the landscape, Cassie, Ben, and Ringer are forced to confront the Others’ ultimate goal: the extermination of the human race.

Cassie and her friends haven’t seen the depths to which the Others will sink, nor have the Others seen the heights to which humanity will rise, in the ultimate battle between life and death, hope and despair, love and hate.

Release date Sept. 16th, 2014
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Why it needs to be here already:

Firstly, the release date got pushed back to the one it’s at now.  So, I could have already read it, but no. It got pushed back. But I’m perfectly fine with that, it’s building up the anticipation which I love. I absolutely loved the first one, and I can’t wait to dive into this one. The first one was the perfect mix of action, romance, and a little bit of mystery on what’s going on. It also set up this one well, and I am really intrigued in finding out more about this world, Cassie’s story, and what’s in store for everyone.

I’m literally counting down the days until it gets here.

What are you guys waiting for? Are you excited for The Infinite Seas?

Top Ten | Favorite Movies and TV Shows

Top Ten Tuesday is a feature that The Broke and The Bookish hosts weekly. Giving themes for each week. And this week we’re talking about our favorite movies/tv shows.

1.  The Breakfast Club

This film is perfection. Enough said.

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2. Pretty Little Liars

Yes, how typical of me. But this show is actually really good, and even though we went through a phase together. Where I spent a lot of time away from this show. It is still one of my favorite tv shows of all time. And no, I haven’t read the books. It just feels like such a daunting task to complete. Because there’s 15 of them. and my friend who have read the books, basically told me all the differences in the plot. that counts for something right?

3. Game of Thrones

Must I explain this? now, I feel ashamed. I haven’t read these books either. oops?

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4. Vikings

The filming and styling of this reminds me so much of Game of Thrones. I love anything that has THAT feel to it. And Vikings are so complex and I love seeing ‘how they were like’. It’s by the History channel, so it’s the closest I’ll ever get to seeing a real Viking.

5. A Tuscan Wedding

Okay, now this might need a little explaining. So you probably never heard of this movie which is fair. Because this is a dutch film that takes place in Tuscany, Italy. And no, I don’t speak Dutch. that is why subtitles were born After I watched this movie, I just felt happy. Like the happiness you get and just want to share it with everyone around, not caring if you’re annoying the hell out of them happy. Even though the concept wasn’t a 100% original, I thought it was a fantastic love story. And bonus the lead guy is smoking hot.

6. The Big Bang Theory

Sheldon Cooper. Is. The. Best. Watching this show, and actually understanding the jokes make me feel smarter.

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7. Supernatural

I just started watching this show and I still have a long way to go to catch up. it’s going to take a while, they are 9 freaking seasons. But it is so good, I can’t even fully explain how good this show is. I was hooked on it within the first 10 minutes. And I probably made all my friends happy by watching it. They’ve been literally telling me to watch it for about a year now. Why I haven’t until now? I have no idea. But boy was I missing out.

8. The Originals

It’s funny how this got on the list and not Vampire Diaries. I mean it is a spin-off off of that show. that was a lot of ‘o’s and ‘f’s

9. Any superhero movie that stepped into existence.

I’m not kidding when I say all of them. They can be the worse put together superhero movie the world has ever seen. And it will still be loved by me. Even if I’m the only one loving it. It doesn’t even have to be actual superhero from comic books. Sky High was the movie that probably started my obsession. And that’s a Disney Channel movie.

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10. Pirates of Caribbean Series

When I was growing up, what do you mean growing up, you’re still growing up. these were my most anticipated releases of my life. I remember going to the theater to watch the first one and just falling in love with it. And waiting for them to release the next one. Then going to the theaters and the cycle repeats itself again. The cycle is still repeating itself. Not that I mind, I wish it will keep repeating for a very long time.

This was really fun to talk about. I’m such a tv and movic fanatic and I love talking about them. There some of my favorite things to talk about. And I just go on and on about it, but you probably have better things to do.

Any recommendations of what I should watch?

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Stacking The Shelves | ( 1 )

This is a weekly meme from Tynga’s Reviews.If you don’t know, Stacking The Shelves is a meme about sharing any books that you’ve accumulated throughout the week. Be it from the library, bookstore, online or as an e-book we can all share our excitement through this lovely meme.

Of Poseidon By: Anna Banks
Branded By: Abi Ketner & Missy Kalicicki
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer By: Michelle Hodkin
Something Strange and Deadly By: Susan Dennard
I heard some really good things about these titles, and on my NOOK they were really cheap. They’re having some promotions on these titles, but I’m not sure when they will be ending.

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Poison Princess By: Kresley Cole – I really am liking the cover change for this series. They’re so pretty. It sounds like a really cool idea, and I’m really excited to read this one.

Happy Reading! What Are Some of Your New Books?

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