Top Ten Tuesday (#7): The Top Ten Books That I Wish Were Movies

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It’s Tuesday again! And that means it’s time for Top Ten Tuesday! This is one of my favourite memes, seriously, and judging from the responses to my past Top Ten Tuesday posts, you guys seems to prefer these weekly posts too!

This week’s prompt is:

Movie Freebie – top ten all time favorite movies, top ten foreign films, top ten rom-coms, top ten 90’s movies, top ten action flicks, top ten tear-jerkers, top ten movies your favorite actor/actress is in, top ten movies with PoC leads, etc. etc.)

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Top Ten Tuesday (#5): Top Ten Books To Read If Your Book Club Would Like (If You Had One)

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As you may have noticed, I am using my Halloween-themed Top Ten Tuesday thingy…because I refuse to acknowledge that Halloween is over!!!! And now, to more important matters…this week’s prompt:

“Top Ten Books To Read If Your Book Club Likes _______________ (if your book club likes historical fiction, inspiring stories, YA books, non-fiction, controversial books to debate about, or pick a specific book).”

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Scarlet by Marissa Meyer [Review]

Scarlet_CoverTitle: Scarlet
Author: Marissa Meyer
Type: Fiction
Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi
Publisher: Square Fish
Date published: February 4, 2014
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 454 + 51 bonus material = 505
Source: Personal purchase.

SummaryCinder is back and trying to break out of prison―even though she’ll be the Commonwealth’s most wanted fugitive if she does―in this second installment from Marissa Meyer.

Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit’s grandmother is missing. It turns out there are many things Scarlet doesn’t know about her grandmother, or the grave danger she has lived in her whole life. When Scarlet encounters Wolf, a street fighter who may have information as to her grandmother’s whereabouts, she is loath to trust this stranger, but is inexplicably drawn to him, and he to her. As Scarlet and Wolf unravel one mystery, they encounter another when they meet Cinder. Now, all of them must stay one step ahead of the vicious Lunar Queen Levana.

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#ReadThemAllThon Update (#3)

pokemon-reading.gifIt’s time for another #ReadThemAllThon update, which means that I’ve finished another book! Also, for those of you who don’t know about it, #ReadThemAllThon is a readathon which is Pokémon / Pokémon GO themed!

For info about the readathon, you can read my sign up post for it here. As you may know (if you’ve read my last two updates), I had a bit of a wonky start due to not having finished Nevernight when the tumblr_nnfzkzDz9k1tugqqno1_400readathon started, and then suffering from an intense book hangover afterward. I managed to push through, though, and read This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab at a relatively okay speed, all things considered. Haha. I finished and reviewed This Savage Song, and then moved on to Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter.

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Cinder by Marissa Meyer [Review]

cinder-book-coverTitle: Cinder
Author: Marissa Meyer
Type: Fiction
Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi
Publisher: Square Fish
Date published: January 3, 2012
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 387
Source: Personal purchase.

SummaryHumans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. . . .

Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.

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My May Book Haul……(so far)

maybookhaulThis is my May book haul, thus far! I have another book on the way though, and one I forgot to include.

1. Smith of Wootton Major by J.R.R. Tolkien
2. Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
3. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
4. The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson
5. The One by Kiera Cass
6. Cinder and Cress by Marissa Meyer
7. Eleanor & Park and Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

I forget whose blog post I got this information from, but I learned about bookoutlet.ca from somewhere, and well…I went a little nuts!

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