Friday, 27 June 2014

The Fault in Our TBR

 So, I'm going to assume that you guys don't know what this is. The Fault in Our TBR is a 24 hr reading marathon that is being held on 28th, June 2014. That's tomorrow!
 This read-a-thon is being hosted by two lovely booktubers:
Kiara Soleil

You can sign up to participate here.

So, the read-a-thon starts at midnight wherever you are on the 28th (and it lasts for 24hrs). I think that's really all you need to know.

This is my TBR for tomorrow:

I think this is about a school for grim reapers and the protagonist is the only female grim reaper in existence. This causes her to be in a lot of trouble, I suppose. I'll have to read it to find out.

I can't remember what this one is about and I'm too lazy to explain it right now. Go check it out here. If you're interested, of course.

Okay, so those are the books I'll attempt to read tomorrow. We'll see how it goes. My TBR is subject to change but I'll try to stick to these two books.
Tell  me in the comments if you're participating and what you plan to read tomorrow. Until next time, happy reading!

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Review No. 14: Intangible - C.A. Gray

Genre: Fantasy / YA

Edition: E-book

No. of Pages: 307

Published on: December 1st, 2013

Published by: Wunderlust Publishing

Source: Netgalley

Series?: Piercing the Veil #1

Get this book here .

Description: Peter Stewart is the son of a quantum physicist. His father has told him strange versions of the Arthurian Legends all his life. Peter doesn't believe any of it. Until, a new girl starts attending his school and her arrival sets off a chain of events that could not possibly happen outside of the imagination. Peter finally discovers the truth of his father's stories and uncovers Arthur's ancient enemy, The Shadow Lord. There's also a prophecy that can change the fate of the entire world. Peter and his friends are in for a very rude awakening and a crazy adventure full of danger.

What I think about it: I loved it! It took a while for me to get attached to the story and the characters but when I did, I couldn't stop reading! I just had to know what was going to happen! The plot was gripping and the characters crept into my heart and made it their home. The worlding-building was totally unique and it was really enjoyable to watch it unfold. I liked this story so much that I have no more words to describe it! Go read it yourself, it's awesomely beyond words!

Character Analysis: I'm only including a few characters. It would take you a long time to read if I went into each character.

Peter - He's really intelligent but he refuses to believe anything that doesn't have a scientific explanation. I liked him from the very beginning. His stubborn nature is quite amusing at times :)

Lily -  She's the new kid at the school and she has a secret........she sees things that no one else can see. Everyone thinks she's crazy and she's starting to think so too. Then she meets Peter. She wasn't my favorite person in the world but she wasn't so annoying either.

Kane - Oh Kane.....I loved him! Even though he was a jerk for almost all the time that we knew him, he still made a special place for himself in my heart. I was really very sad to see the last of him when I finished reading the book :(

Conclusion: An easy 5/5 stars! If you love fantasy, I highly recommend this book. I'm sure you'll love it!

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Review No.13: Here, There Be Dragons - James A. Owen

Genre: Fantasy - Dragons / YA

Edition: Hardcover

No. of Pages: 326

Published on: September 26th, 2006

Published by: Simon & Schuster

Source: Library

Series?: The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica #1

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Description: The murder of John's mentor brings together three stranger; John, Charles and Jack. On a rainy night in London, during the first World War, a strange little man called Bert tells them that they are the Caretakers of the Imaginarium Geographica. Hunted by terrifying creatures, the companions flee, in a ship known as The Indigo Dragon, to the Archipelago of Dreams. They must learn to trust each other and their imaginations as they fight the dark forces that threaten the fate of both worlds.

What I think about it: I loved this book! It was so easy to read and so light but heavy with content at the same time. From the first page, I was hooked. It was absolutely wonderful. The world-building was stunning and enchanting. The story was fast paced and captivating. The characters were relatable and I actually cared about them as if I'd known them all my life. The ending, omg, THE ENDING!!!!! I think you should read this book just because of that ending, it was totally unexpected and oh, there are no words to describe it! This novel was truly amazing and I really want to continue with this series.

Character Analysis:
John- He is the helpless hero who eventually finds his way. Surprisingly, that didn't annoy me as much as it normally would have. In fact, it didn't irritate me at all. I rather liked seeing him this way.

Charles- He is the logical person who has a hard time believing anything that is not proven to him. In other words, he has to see it to believe it. I liked him a lot.

Jack- He is the rash, headstrong person who dives into things before he thinks about them properly. I didn't like him as much as I liked the others but  I didn't hate him either.

Bert- He is basically their guide throughout their adventure. I don't think he ever lead them astray.

Conclusion: 5/5 stars. I highly recommend this book to all fantasy lovers. If you haven't read this book, why haven't you?