Starcaster

November Duval lives in a scientifically elegant world where the advances in technology are destroying the earth, even as the corporations promoting them assert they will save it.

Author: Shana Shaheen

The Time Train, Book One

Book Title: Starcaster

4 ⭐

Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, YA, Science Fiction, Time Travel.

Hello, dearies! 🌌

I finished this one as quickly as I could, not because I wanted to get it over with but because I had Starcaster on my TBR since forever.

It was a great read, and I recommend it. ☄️

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5 eBooks with a Flower on the Cover

“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.”– Frances Hodgson Burnett

Hello, dearies!

Welcome to the blog once again. It’s been a while since I made a book list, so I went with a flower or flowers theme because I thought that May deserved it, to be honest, it is more a nature theme.

These books with a flower (nature) on the cover are either on my TBR or are new to me, and I thought you might like to check them out. They are also available in paperback if you’d like to get them.

Let’s get started.

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Finale – Hush Hush Book 4

“Did you know, the first time I saw you, I thought: I’ve never seen anything more captivating and beautiful?”

Saga: Hush Hush

Book: Finale

4

Author: Becca Fitzpatrick

Genres: YA, Romance, Fantasy, Supernatural, Fallen Angels

Hello, dearies!

It took me some time to write this one, but here I am. As promised.

I will give you the randomness of my thoughts as they came when I was reading Finale, so bear with me for a bit. You might enjoy the quotes and snippets from the book.

Fair warning, this post is full of spoilers if you haven’t read any of the books in the Hush Hush Saga, including this one, book 4, Finale.

For more insight, you might want to first read my revamped review of Books 1 – 3.

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Mothers in Books and Other Media

“She held the food out to me, her face all soft and pleading. I don’t know how she did it, because she didn’t look older than her mid-twenties, and she was bone pale, too, but something about her expression suddenly reminded me of my mom.”

Hello, dearies! 👩‍👧

Happy Mother’s Day! 🌻

Today we celebrate the loving mothers we want as our or we simply admire. I’m diving right in.

Mothers in Books

Jocelyn Fairchild

I mean, she’s not my first choice of mothers, but it cannot be denied how fiercely she wanted to protect her daughter from Valentine and all he did.

Celíne Herondale née Montclaire

Now, hear me out, I know that you see Celíne and don’t think much of her, but after I read The Wicked Ones, I was impressed by her story, which is what Cassandra Clare usually does, she can make you change your mind about a character with one short novel.

Molly Weasley

Do I need to say more? I wish she would adopt me.

Another Book Female Lead

I love how badass she is, the female lead in Another from the Voyeur Series, I would say more, but I’ll leave it for you to read and see. If you like romance/adult books that is.

Claire Fraser

She’s a fighter.

Esme Cullen

Because I want Esme to adopt me too.

Mothers in TV Shows

Lorelai Gilmore

Only because she’s fun and awesome, that’s a good enough reason.

Piper Halliwell

Fierce, protective, a witch, and a warrior. Piper from Charmed has it all.

And that’s it for today’s special, sorry it’s such a short one, but it has been a difficult week for me.

Oh, and the best mom of them all is my mom. 🌷

Thank you for reading, dearies! I hope to bring more content to you soon. Have a nice Sunday!

Happy reading! 🎀

Obsession

‘He’s arrogant, domineering, and… To. Die. For.’

Saga: Lux

Stand-Alone Story

Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout 

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, New Adult, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, Adult

Hey there, dearies! 👽

Another week, another book. Nah, I don’t go by those kinds of rules. Here we are with Obsession, don’t let the title fool you or discourage you from reading this awesome one.

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Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo

“I should do whatever I can to live. Am I supposed to just die? Is it a crime … to want to live?”

Original Title: 달의 연인 – 보보경심 려

Darui Yeonin – Bobogyeongsim Ryeo

Genres: Historial, Romance, Time Travel, Fantasy

Cast: Lee Joon-gi, IU, Kang Ha-neul, Kim San-ho, Hong Jong-hyun, Yoon Sun-woo, Byun Baek-hyun, Nam Joo-hyuk, Ji Soo

Hello, dearies! Happy Easter Week! 🐇

I wanted to do an entry on Moon Lovers since I finished it a while back because I fell hard for the story and the characters, and even though the finale was not my favourite, it was still a darn good drama.

Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo’s name came to me while I was watching an episode of Knowing Bros (Ask Us Anything/Brother School), and IU and Lee Joon Gi were there as guests. It’s a great episode you should watch it.

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Behind the Reader

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies,” said Jojen. “The man who never reads lives only one.”

Hey, dearies! How are you today?

So, I remembered, realised, noticed, however you want to call it, that I don’t have much on me on the blog, though how obsessed I am with some books, characters and authors is also a statement.

But today, I’m doing a bit of fast facts on me since I’m not only a reader but also a writer, a photography aficionado, a traveller, a sister, an aunt, a friend and many other things. But I’ll keep it short, as you know I do, sometimes.

Behind the Reader

Fast facts about me. I’ll number them.

  1. I’m a self-published author.
  2. I have a degree in Telecommunications Engineering.
  3. I don’t use my degree. I prefer to do other things that have little to do with telecommunications.
  4. I started writing when I was about fourteen? Before that, I kept journals of my daily life.
  5. One of the first books I read and loved and wanted more of was The Chamber of Secrets.
  6. I write better than I speak.
  7. I have an ISFP personality. I don’t think that’s much of a shock, but for those who don’t know, it stands for Introverted, Observant, Feeling, and Prospecting personality traits.
  8. I manage all my social media accounts.
  9. I create all of my content, and I design the covers of my own books.

And that’s it. I just thought I should share a bit more since I feel like, at times, people don’t realise there is an actual person behind all of this. 🙂 Thank you for reading. And if you’re on any social media, find me as each.page or sela.ordaz.author or amanda_littrell_author.

Happy Easter Week! 🐰

Didn’t Finish, Did Finish Book Challenge

“She was spirit and presence, as rare and brilliant as snowflakes in sunlight, and he could not bring himself to harm her.”
The Smoke Thief

Hello, dearies! I hope your day/night is going well.

This book challenge was originally, did not finish do not care, but as that is a little too much for me, on the negative side. I decided to give it my own spin and share three books that I didn’t finish and did finish, and why.

Enjoy! 📲

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Most Tempting Books on my Shelf Challenge

‘Things that would one day lead to him buying his own spaceship. Nothing fancy. Nothing expensive. Just something simple and practical. Something that would belong to him and him alone. Then his dad would know just how focused and dedicated he was, right as he was getting the aces out of here.’
From Stars Above 4th Story

Hello, dearies! 📖

Here we are once more, another book challenge and this time about the books that are most tempting on my shelf. It was not easy to choose.

I decided on three that have been sitting on my shelf for some time, but I have every intention to read since I took the time of picking them from a shelf at a bookstore.

Here we go. 📌

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5 Fingers Book Challenge

“Love the world and yourself in it, move through it as though it offers no resistance, as though the world is your natural element.”
The Time Traveler’s Wife

Hello, dearies!

I haven’t done one of these in a while, so welcome! ✌️

Today, I went with the 5 Fingers book challenge, which I found on Instagram.

I’ll jump right into it. ✋

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