Friday, October 28, 2011

Trick or Treat!: Halloween Giveaway

Yes if you are seeing this right now that means you saw my Halloween Giveaway Video? If you didn't why haven't you yet? Go check it out right here!

So who wants to Trick or Treat?

To Enter This Giveaway All you Need to Do Is:

1. Be a Follower ( If you are not you still join)
2.Comment Below with either  your favorite Trick or Treat

I will announce the winner on October 31st Halloween.

I will  be extending  The Trick or Treat Giveaway until November 15th
You know sometimes life bites but it just gets oh the more sweeter.....

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Happy Birthday!

Today is my birthday I am thankful that I lived another year to celebrate with my friends and family. This past previous year was testing of my values and reconsideration of what I really wanted to do with my life. I am also thankful that I am finally on the right track of what I really want to do in life. I am also thankful for the past 6 months that the book blogger world. I feel really welcome without all the drama that usually follows these online communities.

I am so grateful for everyone. I am seriously tearing up right now as I type this.

You guys are awesome!

There I said it.

I also wanted to say Happy Birthday to my fellow birthday buddies (squeals) to WovenMyst and Jamie from Broke&Bookish. Seriously click their names and go to their twitter pages and blog and wish them a Happy Birthday!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Lola and the Boy Next Door

Title: Lola and the Boy Next Door
Author: Stephanie Perkins
Format:Hardcover 338 pages
Publisher: Dutton
Price: $11.55-$11.98
Find it at: Amazon,B&N

Lola ( also known as Dorales) Is a girl who does not care what people think about her creativity. Her creativity being that dresses up in her “costumes”. I loved Lola not only as a character but as a person as well. I could sometimes relate to Lola and what she is feeling. Its easy to be the same as everyone else but its just as hard to be different,to stand out in a crowd. People look at you and start to stare and wonder why? Lola does not see these costumes as weird or wrong. She sees them as expressions of herself. It gives individuality and  color  to her life. I love her two love interests in the story as well. Two guys on a total different spectrum from each other both like Lola.  The leader of rock band Lola’s boy next door like her  Its not because she has “different” family or anything. Both like her for what she stands for “individuality and creativity”.

She has a dilemma should she go for the boy next door or her bad boy  boyfriend? Too many people are coming back into her life. Lola loves change but what happens when its too much?

Just like I loved Anna and the French Kiss I almost  loved Lola and the Boy next Door. I love how the author references past characters from her previous books. You get a sense of continuation from her previous stories while reading . I thought it was very clever and I give props to her for doing that. It seriously made me smile.

There are some outs as well. For some reason or the other, I  just did not like Lola and the Boy Next door as much as Anna and the French Kiss. You would think that for someone who stems for creativity and being different I would have loved LTBN but I didnt. There was not enough of something compelling that pushed me to love this book ( 5 out of 5) . I thought it as a good read overall and something to pass the time. 

I rate it:

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Hush Hush Book Review

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Title: Hush Hush
Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover pg 391

Summary: For Nora Grey, romance was not part of the plan. She's never been particularly attracted to the boys at her school, no matter how much her best friend, Vee, pushes them at her...until Patch comes along.
With his easy smile and eyes that seem to see inside her, Nora is drawn to him against her better judgment, but after a series of terrifying encounters, Nora's not sure whom to trust. Patch seems to be everywhere she is, and to know more about her than her closest friends. She can't decide whether she should fall into his arms or run and hide. And when she tries to seek some answers, she finds herself near a truth that is far more unsettling than anything Patch makes her feel. 

For Nora is right in the middle of an ancient battle between the immortal and those that have fallen - and when it comes to choosing sides, the wrong choice will cost her life. ( Goodreads) 

 At first I was reluctant to read Hush,Hush especially due to its subject matter. I admit I was completely skeptical about this until I saw some fellow book bloggers tweeting about Patch ( aka The Patch Army). Three months later I decided to review the book ( seesh don't blame me I take a long time to make decisions) and here we are.

I forewarn you be prepared for a total fangirl review or you can skip about two paragraphs down.

Patch is hotness. The End
( just joking!)