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#AYEARATHON TBR

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Soo, it is time for another read-a-thon!!

#AYEARATHON takes places once a month for one week. 

In May the topic is : Catch up/finish a series.

The read-a-thon will be taking place from Monday 2nd of May until Sunday 8th of May.

Here is what I am hoping to read during this read-a-thon! :



Tales From The Shadowhunter Academy 1-10 - Cassandra Clare & Sarah Rees Brennan.

I have been meaning to get around to reading this so I could continue on with Lady Midnight ever since I finished City of Heavenly Fire. I am hoping to complete them all during this week.












Girl Online: On Tour - Zoe Sugg

I have had this book sitting on my shelf ever since I finished Girl Online so I wanted to wrap this up! Girl Online was really cute so I hope this one is too!

April Wrap Up 2016

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Woah! This is my most productive month yet! I managed to read a total of 7 books!! I am so very happy with that and I am reading a lot lately so hopefully nothing changes!

Here are all the books I read this month & what I thought about them :

To All The Boys I've Loved Before - Jenny Han


★★★★
I thought this book was very fun and fast paced to, I enjoyed it a lot! 
Check out my book review of the book here.







Scarlet - Marissa Meyer
★★★★.5
I loved this! I absolutely adore The Lunar Chronicles! Cinder is still my favourite though, but I really enjoyed the introduction of Scarlet, Wolf and Thorne! I cannot wait to continue reading the rest of this series.








Carry On - Rainbow Rowell 
★★★★.5 
AHH, BAZZZZ!!! Thats all I'm saying...
Check out my review here.








Indigo Nights - Louise Bay 
★★★★.5
This was very very enjoyable! Lots of romance and character building which I loved!
Check out my review here.







Maybe Not (Maybe Someday 1.5) - Colleen Hoover

Friday Reads - 29/04/16

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Happy Friday everyone! I hope you all have a fantastic weekend and have read a lot of awesome books :) Here is what I'll be reading today and right through the weekend!

I am currently reading Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige. I am currently on page 111 of 452 and I would like to try to get near completing it this weekend so I can have a fresh start for May!

Top 5 Wednesday : 27/04/16

Happy Wednesday!! This week's topic is: Favourite Mother/Maternal Figures 

If you want to know everything about this T5W, you can click on thisamazing link which will take you to Goodreads. T5W was created by Lainey but is now managed by Samantha!

5. Jocelyn Fairchild - The Mortal Instruments

I wasn't sure if I should add Jocelyn to this list as at some points she did annoy me with the motherly choices she made, but now I see the benefit of them. She was always looking out for Clary and her her wellbeing. All the choices she made were based on her daughters' safety and I admire that.

4. Charlotte Branwell - The Infernal Devices

From the start of Clockwork Angel I can always remember Charlotte being right by everyones side, helping and doing all sorts of motherly things for everyone she loved and cared about. She was one of my favourite characters in 'The Infernal Devices'

3. Esme Collin

Esme Collin is an amazing maternal figure. She is a very interesting and has been ra…

The Book Life Tag

THE BOOK LIFE TAG
Who would your parents be?I would like to think my parents would be Mia's parents from If I stay. Her parents were the coolest, most understanding and loving parents! Who would be your sister?Hermione Granger would be my pick as I think we are kind of similar in some ways, but mainly becuase she would be an awesome sister to have!  Who would be your brotherI think Simon from The Mortal Instruments would be my brother as we share a lot of characteristics and I think he would be a very caring and a loyal brother! What pet would you have?Hedwig, Harry Potter's owl !!  Where would you live?I would love to live in New York - Isla and the Happily Ever After. What school would you attend?Um Hogwarts please!!!  Who would be your significant other?Will Cooper from the Slammed series by Colleen Hoover. He is amazing in every way and ahh I'm so jelly of Layken, but they are so perfect together!

Books I Want To Be Movies

One of the things I love most in this world is when a really good book gets turned into a movie aaaaand it is done well!

I think I will be adding to this list as I read more and more!

Here are all the books I want to be movies :


All of Colleen Hoovers' books. 

I have actually heard some rumors about Ugly Love becoming a movie and I really hope that is true! Colleen's writing makes me feel real hard and if that was brought to the screen it would be amazing.


The Lunar Chronicals - Marissa Meyer

This would just be the best thing to ever exist.


Fangirl - Rainbow Rowell

This would turn out to be an amazing movie and I know every teenage girl/boy would love it.


Looking For Alaska - John Green

I know the story as to why this hasn't become a movie yet, but it still pains me that it isn't! Looking For Alaska is my favourite of his books and I would love to see the story come to life.


Two Boys Kissing - David Levithan I think this book has such an important message to deliver to eve…

Dewey's 24 Hour Read-A-Thon Wrap Up

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So, the read-a-thon has finished and it honestly did not go how I planned at all, but I am okay with that. 
Halfway through the read-a-thon I realised I wanted to cut my "currently reading" pile down so I was only reading a maximum of two books at a time.
I only finished 2 books during the read-a-thon, but I am now very inspired to tackle the rest of my "currently reading" books.
Here are the 2 books I completed :
Maybe Not (Maybe Someday 1.5) - Colleen Hoover : ★★★★.5



Vampires, Scones and Edmund Herondale - Cassandra Clare : ★★★.5


Indigo Nights - Louise Bay : Review

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Title: Indigo Nights
Author: Louise Bay
Series or Standalone: Standalone
Genre: Romance
Format: E-Book

Publication Date: February 9th 2016






Goodreads Summary: Dylan James has no expectations when it comes to relationships. He uses women for sex and they use him for his money and power. It’s quid pro quo and he's good with that. It works.

Beth Harrison has been burned. She's tired of the lies and the game playing that men bring and has buried herself in her passion—baking which keeps her out of the reach of heartbreak. As she begins her career as a TV baker, a new world opens up to her.

Dylan and Beth both know that casual sex is all about giving what you need to get what you want.

Except that sometimes you give more than you need to and get everything you ever wanted.
My Review: I am reviewing this book for Netgalley.
From the moment I started reading this book I knew I was going to love it. This novel was extremely captivating and very hard to put down after picking it up.  I enjoyed so ma…

Dewey's 24 Hour Read-A-Thon

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Hello everyone! So I am once again participating in The Dewey's 24 Hour Read-a-thon and I am soo excited :)

You can find out all the information about it on Their Website .

Here are the book I am hoping to get to in this period of time :

Dorothy Must Die - Danielle Paige :
I am not saying I have to finish this one, but I would like to be able to get at least half-way through by the end of this read-a-thon. This book has been sitting on my shelf for at least 2 years!











November 9 - Colleen Hoover :
I just recently purchased this and I love Colleen Hoover so I wanted to read it ASAP. I also think it is the perfect book for a read-a-thon as I read her books so quickly and I enjoy them immensely.











Maybe Not (Maybe Someday 1.5) - Colleen Hoover :
This is the novella to Maybe Someday which I think I read at the end of last year. This book is the book I will pick up if I feel slumpy throughout the read-a-thon as it is only 120 pages long and I could finish it in one sitting which would eager …

Friday Reads - 22/04/16

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Happy Friday everyone!! I am hoping to get a lot done this weekend as I am participating in The Dewey's 24 Hour Read-a-thon on Saturday! I will be posting my TBR for that later today too :)

Here is what I will be reading today / tonight !

I am currently 54% into Indigo Nights by Louise Bay on my kindle and I'm enjoying it immensely!

I am reading and reviewing this book for Netgalley so my review for this book should be up sometime next week.

I would love to finish this tonight or early tomorrow, before the read-a-thon hopefully.










Happy Reading & have an amazing weekend (:

Carry On - Rainbow Rowell : Review

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Title: Carry On
Author: Rainbow Rowell
Series or Standalone: Standalone
Genre: Young-Adult, Fantasy
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: October 6th 2015







Goodreads Summary: Simon Snow is the worst chosen one who’s ever been chosen.

That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right.

Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he sets something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there’s a magic-eating monster running around wearing Simon’s face. Baz would be having a field day with all this, if he were here—it’s their last year at the Watford School of Magicks, and Simon’s infuriating nemesis didn’t even bother to show up.

Carry On is a ghost story, a love story, a mystery and a melodrama. It has just as much kissing and talking as you’d expect from a Rainbow Rowell story—but far, far more monsters.
My Review: I loved this book. It took me back to my Hogwarts days. Ev…

Top 5 Wednesday - 20/04/16

Happy Wednesday !! This weeks topic is : Intimidating Books 

5. The Hobbit
I have always wanted to read The Hobbit so I could read The Lord of The Rings, but even thinking about it I don't think I could bring myself to read them! I feel as if I need to wait until I am a bit older to commit myself to reading The Hobbit.

4. Great Expectations 
Great Expectations is one of the books I feel that I have to read it because of its significance in the world. Mainly because of Charles Dickens though. I am ashamed to say I have read none of his works. This in some ways intimidates me to read Great Expectations.

3. Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre is a classic and I am so scared to read it, but I also really want to read it so badly because it's Jane Eyre. I want to know what everyone is talking about and I want to understand it completely so I feel as if I have to wait a little longer until I am ready to read this book.

2. The Final Empire
I find fantasy a really hard genre to get into at first even though …

11 Question Book Tag

Happy Tuesday to my fellow book lovers!! Here is the 11 Question Book Tag...
1. Where do you like to read? I mostly read in bed, but a comfy lounge beside a window will do any day.
2. What was the first book in your currently favorite genre that you read? Ugly Love - Colleen Hoover. I am currently loving New Adult :)
3. Do you have any books or habits that get you out of a reading slump? I watch a lot of booktube and that usually gets me out of my reading slump and motivates me to read!
4. When did you start book blogging? January 2015!
5. Do you listen to music when you read? It depends on the book, but I usually get distracted if I do.
6. What do you use as bookmarks? I mainly use my book depository bookmarks.
7. How many books do you read a year on average? 30ish but I've been reading a lot more now :)
8. Favorite villain? Sebastian - The Mortal Instruments. I don't think he counts, but I don't care.
9. Favorite romance? Malec. - The Mortal Instruments. 
IM SORRY I JUST FINISHED CITY OF H…

Friday Reads - 15/04/16

Happy Friday everyone!!! I hope you have an awesome weekend :)

I am still currently reading Scarlet and I am hoping to finish it this weekend! I am really enjoying it so far!

I am on page 257 of 452 so I am nearly there :) x

Allegiant Movie Release Book Tag

I thought I would do this tag seeing as I did just see the movie last night at a preview screening and I LOVED IT !! Enjoy!

1. Obvious question - What faction are you and why?
I think I would be in Erudite because I am pretty intelligent, but it's more so that I don't think I would fit into any other faction.

2. If you had to make your very own faction, what would it be called?
A faction where you just read and watch tv shows/movies. I think I would fit into that ome.

3. If you were leaving your home/faction, what's the one thing from your old life you would bring with you?
Maybe a favourite book, but if I could I would bring a photo album or something along those lines.

4. Good with knives?
Unless it's cutting up food then no.

5. Why does Four love about you?
The real question is what does Four not love about me because he be loving me from all over. 

6. Tris. Short hair? Long hair?
Long!!

7. Would you go beyond the wall or stay put?
I would like to think I would go beyond and I kn…

Totally Should've Book Tag

Here is the Totally Should've Book Tag. Enjoy!

1. Totally should've gotten a sequel
Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover. I love Colleen's writing and Ugly Love is my favourite book written by her, so I would love to read more about what happens after. Even though everything was basically answered in the book, but I always want more Colleen Hoover!!

2. Totally should've had a spin off series
Okay, I have to say Harry Potter because in all honesty who doesn't want more Harry Potter? I know I do!!

3. An author who totally should write more books
Stephanie Perkins because she writes perfect, fluffy, cute and adorable love stroies and I need more!

4. A character who totally should've ended up with someone else
I don't have an answer for this because I always ship the love interests.

5. Totally should've ended differently
Allegiant. That is all I'm saying...

6. Totally should've had a movie franchise
The Selection Series. Everyone thinks that it would be a great TV show,…

Top 5 Wednesday - 13/04/16

This weeks topic -Books With Hard Topics

This weeks topic was a very difficult to do. The reason for this being is that I have not read many books with hard topics so I really had to dig deep. I hope that I start reading more book with harder topic to widen my reading variety a little bit more!

5. Gone Girl
Gone Girl is a book filled with so many hard topics, rape and domestic violence themes are discussed throughout this book. I personally do not know what to think of this book, so I won't go too far into it. Gone Girl deals with many hard topics and should definitely be included in this list.

4. We Were Liars
In We Were Liars memory loss and even grief is themed in this book. I will not explain any further because this book is best left untold. I personally disliked this book and it upset me in many ways, but the themes had nothing to do with it.

3. Eleanor & Park
Throughout Eleanor & Park we see ideas of abuse in one of the characters' household. I think the way Rainbow R…

Books That Made Me Cry

Hello everyone!! I hope you are having a fabulous day :) 

Here are some books that have made me cry while reading them !


Looking For Alaska - John GreenThis Star Won't Go Out - Esther Earl & John GreenSlammed - Colleen HooverThis Girl - Colleen HooverUgly Love - Colleen HooverConfess - Colleen HooverEleanor & Park - Rainbow RowellThirteen Reasons Why - Jay AsherTwo Boys Kissing - David LevithanCity of Heavenly Fire - Cassandra ClareClockwork Princess - Cassandra ClareAnna and the French Kiss - Stephanie PerkinsLola and the Boy Next Door - Stephanie PerkinsIsla and the Happily Ever After - Stephanie PerkinsThe One - Kiera CassIgnite Me - Tahereh Mafi
As you can see I cry a lot while reading. I think the books that I cry in are more memorable to me and hold a significance to me some how. I love how books can bring out so many emotions in a person, it is one of my favourite things about reading!

The Ultimate Book Tag

Hiii everyone!! So, on Tuesdays I will be posting a new tag, even if I haven't been tagged in them they are just for fun!! I tag you all to do them on your own blogs too though !!

1. Do you get sick while reading in a car? Yes!! I cannot even look down for a minute while being in a car otherwise I will more than likely vomit. I really wish I could read in the car though it would be very helpful.
2. Which author’s writing style is completely unique to you and why? Tahereh Mafi's writing style is so unique and creative because of the way she sets her style out on the pages to make you completely immersed in the story as well as feeling that you are reading her unedited copy too.
3. Harry Potter Series or the Twilight Saga? Give 3 points to defend your answer. HARRY POTTER!! I have nothing against Twilight, it's actually my secret pleasure, but it's Harry Potter guys. - Anything with boarding schools in England will satisfy me. - MAGIC, MAGIC, MAGIC. - The trio.
4. Do you car…

April Book Haul !!

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Hello everyone!! Today I am going to share with you a few books that I have bought over the last few weeks. Enjoy! :)

Title : Scarlet
Author : Marissa Myer

I am currently reading Scarlet and I am 111 pages through. I decided to pick this up because I read Cinder a few months ago and loved it!












Title : Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda
Author : Becky Albertalli

I have been hearing nothing but good things about this book so of course I wanted to buy it!! After Scarlet I definitely want to read this!












Title : November 9
Author : Colleen Hoover

I love Colleen Hoover and I have read so many of her books so when I saw November 9 in the bookshop I 100% had to pick it up. I will also be trying to read it this month.


To All The Boys I've Loved Before - Jenny Han : Review

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Title: To All The Boys I've Loved Before
Author: Jenny Han
Series or Standalone: Series
Genre: Young Adult
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: April 15th 2014







Goodreads Summary: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a box under her bed. But one day Lara Jean discovers that somehow her secret box of letters has been mailed, causing all her crushes from her past to confront her about the letters: her first kiss, the boy from summer camp, even her sister's ex-boyfriend, Josh. As she learns to deal with her past loves face to face, Lara Jean discovers that something good may come out of these letters after all.
My Review: To All The Boys I've Loved Before is a cute, YA romance that I really enjoyed reading. It was extremely easy to read and took me no time at all. At some points in the book things were predictable, but I did not mind too muc…

Top 5 Wednesday - 06/04/16

This weeks topic is - Rainy Day Reads

I think any book is a rainy day read so this was challenging to pick just 5!

5. The Book Thief

The Book Thief is a very sad and indulging novel, there is a lot to it and it is quite upsetting yet compelling, so that's why I think it is an amazing rainy day read. 

4. Eleanor & Park

Eleanor & Park is not too heavy, but it is not light hearted either. While reading this book it gave me mixed emotions from happy to sad throughout it. I think it would be a great rainy day read just because you go through a rollercoaster of emotions while reading this book.

3. The Fault In Our Stars

The Fault In Our Stars might be an obvious choice because to me this story is not really that sad, well of course the ending is, but it is about finding happiness and being happy, but I think the rain would be like the perfect playlist while reading this book and it would add to your emotions as well.

2. Ugly Love

Ugly Love is one of my favourite books and reading the fir…