The Maze Runner: A Review

The Maze Runner by James Dashner [A Review]

Beautiful Series

 

  IF YOU AIN’T SCARED, YOU AIN’T HUMAN.

When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by strangers–boys whose memories are also gone.

NICE TO MEET YA, SHANK. WELCOME TO THE GLADE.

Outside the towering stone walls that surround the Glade is a limitless, ever-changing maze. It’s the only way out–and no one’s ever made it through alive.
Everything is going to change.
The a girl arrives. The first girl ever. And the message she delivers is terrifying.

REMEMBER. SURVIVE. RUN.

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The Titan’s Curse: Percy Jackson & The Olympians

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: A Review

photo 3When Percy Jackson receives an urgent distress call from his friend Grover, he immediately prepares for battle. He knows he’ll need his powerful demigod allies at his side; his trusty bronze sword, Riptide; and…a ride from his mom.

The demigods race to the rescue to find that Grover has made an important discovery: two new powerful half-bloods, whose parentage is unknown. But that’s not all that awaits them. The Titan lord, Kronos, has set up a devious trap, and the young heroes have just fallen prey.”

 

I am not mature enough to not fangirl over this series.

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Dorothy Must Die: A Review

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

photo(1)Synopsis:

I DIDN’T ASK FOR ANY OF THIS. I DIDN’T ASK TO BE SOME KIND OF HERO.

But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado—taking you with it—you have no choice but to go along, you know?

Sure, I’ve read the books. I’ve seen the movies. But I never expected Oz to look like this. A place where Good Witches can’t be trusted and Wicked Witches just might be the good guys. A place where even the yellow brick road is crumbling.

What happened? Dorothy.

My name is Amy Gumm—and I’m the other girl from Kansas. I’ve been recruited by the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked, and I’ve been given a mission:

REMOVE

THE TIN WOODMAN’S HEART

STEAL

THE SCARECROW’S BRAIN.

TAKE

THE LION’S COURAGE

AND THEN–

DOROTHY MUST DIE.

            Naturally, this sounds pretty awesome 🙂

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Liebster Awards

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Hey Everyone! Ashley from across the way at What’s She Reading was kind enough to nominate me for the Liebster Award. She is an absolute sweetheart and if you haven’t checked out her site, you should definitely head right over there. Just clickety-click on the link above 🙂

The Rules

  • Thank the person who nominated you and link their blog.
  • Give your readers 11 random facts about yourself.
  • Answer the 11 questions from the blog who nominated you.
  • Nominate 11 bloggers to receive this award.
  • Come up with 11 questions for your nominees

 

Of course, being a newbie, I had no idea that this even existed and I’m more than happy to jump on board and nominate some bloggers that I enjoy quite a bit.

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Welcome to the center of (hopefully) educational ramblings!

Being a consumer myself, I like to research the products I intend to buy. You always want to make sure that the product will live up to your standards, tickle your fancy, and be physically appealing to the eye.

With books it’s more complicated. The cover can be an absolute Mona Lisa of covers, so devastatingly handsome it literally rocks your socks off and you must have it at any and all costs. The only catch? The cover was amazing and it looks fantastic on your shelf but the story… Gosh! The story is lacking. It took you months to read, pushing yourself to finish all those pages, only to leave you feeling empty and resentful of all the time you put in.

Well that’s the purpose of this blog. I won’t hold anything back. I won’t be sweet or nice if it isn’t warranted. I’ll tell you the nitty gritty details as to whether I thought it was an absolute win or an absolute fail.

Happy book hunting!