Susana "Lost in Fantasy Land"

I love to get lost in the pages of a good book. At the moment my favorite genres are urban fantasy and dystopias.

 

Reading progress update: I've read 45%.

Cinderella Dreams of Fire (Fairy Tales Forever Book 1) - Casey Lane

Cinderella: despite the long hours that she spends slaving for her nightmarish family, she spends her nights on secret missions for "The Godmother".

Obviously she's a super hero, because the girl doesn't need any rest!

"She started with several hours of training. First, a series of bodyweight exercises, which had long ago become far too easy without only using one hand or arm."

Of course -_-

"Next, she put her body through a test of the fastest martial arts her legs and wrists could muster. It wasn't until she sweated out the fire from her dreams that she felt like herself again."Related image

I'm in love with her voice!

Reading progress update: I've read 20%.

Beast Charming - Jenniffer Wardell

"James leaned forward slightly, clearly settling in. “Father was happily destroying the family fortune on such exciting prospects as dwarvish tanning salons and dragon dental schools—”

“Actually, you probably could make money on a dragon dental school. It depends on who comes up with the curriculum.”

 

just my type of wacky

Beast Charming - Jenniffer Wardell

"She’d had the genius idea of following the trampled undergrowth, completely ignoring the fact that she could have been following a very angry bear for the last twenty minutes who would now have every right to sue her for stalking."

"Cinderella wanted to tell her stepsister that the best way to

get the prince in bed was to put a keg in it,(..)"
Cinderella Dreams of Fire (Fairy Tales Forever Book 1) - Casey Lane

In "Cinderella Dreams of Fire"

Well so far...

The Truth About Love and Dukes - Laura Lee Guhrke

... the truth about love and dukes is boring as hell...

I don't know why these two are smitten with one another, besides insta lust.

There was a part in the plot that definitely needed more time to develop, but instead got dealt with in a blink of an eye: weird.

I think I've read about half of it, and I'm more than ready to be done with it.

Sad.

Different thing

Warm Bodies - Isaac Marion

This is why I usually don't see a movie before reading a book: the reading process just goes down the drain.

Of course, had I not seen _ and liked it _ the movie, most likely I wouldn't be reading it. Because I'm not a big fan of zombies. -_-

Thing is, I really liked the "voice" that the movie has. Especially the initial part: have you seen it on youtube? It's really funny in a dark way.

This story... not really, which leaves me in a bit of a pickle, since I'm more than ready to DNF it.

As I am with the other two books that I'm reading.

"Travis" and the "...she's got two of them.." just crack me up!

A Crown of Wishes - Roshani Chokshi

 

Arc Provided by St. Martin's Griffin through Netgalley

Release Date: March 28 th

Warning alert: this pseudo review will be filled with an over abundance of exclamation marks.
And you know what? I don't care! :)

The Star Touched Queen, the first book in this duology, was without a doubt my favourite book of 2016!

As for 2017, can you guess what will be my favourite?!*.*
Oh yes, author Roshani Chokshi definitely has done it again!
I am in awe of her writing, her characters, basically with the whole richness of the mythology that she gives to us!

Reading her stories is like open a chest full of treasures. Yes, there may be the occasional snake to spice things up, (metaphorical snakes or literal ones, I guess you'll have to read it to see for yourself ;), but the author stories truly do shine as all the gems in the world.

That means that when I do get to read a story like this one, I feel like shouting out to all of my friends to go and read it asap!
YOU GUYS, THIS IS THE REAL THING!
A Crown of Wishes is this beautiful story full of Indian mythology, adventure, romance, and courage, that will blow your socks away. Or any other type of garment that you might prefer... so do go and read it because you won't regret it.

As for this being a second book in a duology, in case you're wondering if you can skip the first one, and dive straight into this one... well, yes you can, but are you dumb?! Why would you do that?
Don't like too many good things all in a row? -_-

Do hurry however, because the Tournament of Wishes is about to start, and the jewel of Bharata isn't known for her patience... isn't that right, Fox Prince? ;)
 

Reading progress update: I've read 10%.

A Crown of Wishes - Roshani Chokshi

“ You’re a monster,” she said.
I secured the necklace.
“We all have to be something.”

still on the very first pages...

A Crown of Wishes - Roshani Chokshi

... but I can tell that this is going to be good!

for laughs

     I am Froot!:

 

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Cainsville #3.5

Lost Souls - Kelley Armstrong, Xavière Daumarie

Arc Provided by Subterranean Press through Netgalley

 

Release Date: March 31st

 

The greatest compliment I can give to this novella, is that after being thoroughly pissed of with the way things ended in the third Cainsville novel, I am now _once again _ determined in finishing the series! So, well done! Objective achieved, lol As to what happens in this novella, obviously I'm not going to spoil it for you guys, but I'll say that the basic plot was extremely interesting... okay, there's ghosts...and other supernatural beings involved. Patrick, aka Gabriel's... now what have you read? Have you read the first four books and the anthology "Led Astray" who has some pretty good shorts on Gabriel and his childhood? Because in the case that you haven't, let's just keep things...secret. Okay? So, I was talking about Patrick who is a writer amongst other things... Olivia would probably use a much more colourful language about the guy!*snort* Patrick decides to get more involved in Gabriel's life, and of course things don't go as they probably should. A big mess ensues. Gabriel and Olivia's relationship is still on the mend, and people are getting lost. In more ways than one... Now if you're wondering, after all my blabbering, if you can read this novella without reading the previous stories, the answer is yes. Of course by doing so, you'll be losing more than half of the "fun" :)

Falco #14

The Jupiter Myth: A Marcus Didius Falco Novel - Lindsey Davis

 

Another Falco adventure in his least favourite place... Britain.
The man hates the weather, isn't crazy about the Baths, and the bartenders are just fishy. And don't even get him started on the beer *ugh*... although water ends up being way... dangerous for everyone's health!

Luckily his closer family is with him: His beloved wife, Helena Justina, their two infant girls, and of course, Nux the family's dog.
(...)
Oh, and his sister Maia Favonia, her children, and lets not forget his BFF Petronius.
So of course, with this cast, we have mayhem and insanity. There's this scene in which we have Amazons, chariots, a f****g Bear, and people trying to kill each other! A circus, I tell you!

A man with connections ends up killed, so of course Falco ends up being recruited to find his killer.
A dangerous woman from his past makes an appearance, and Helena Justina decides to adopt a girl.
His youngest daughter has a close encounter with a bumblebee...oh yeah, and Falco makes a number of very stupid, STUPID, mistakes.
Typical Falco. I liked it, but it could be shorter.

Reading progress update: I've read 348 out of 405 pages.

The Jupiter Myth: A Marcus Didius Falco Novel - Lindsey Davis

"If they stuff you in the bloody well, remember _ hold your breath until I come and pull you out.'

'Thanks for the advice, Falco. I never would have thought of that.'

Reading progress update: I've read 338 out of 405 pages.

The Jupiter Myth: A Marcus Didius Falco Novel - Lindsey Davis

I'm getting extremely tired with Falco and all his "mistakes"!

Leaving Albia in the streets? What the hell was he thinking?

And now after being so worried about his sister, he doesn't even check to see if she's home?!

Stupid, stupid, Falco!

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