The story is set in Tokyo, after bubbles that broke the laws of gravity rained down upon the world. Cut off from the outside world, Tokyo has become a playground for a group of young people who have lost their families, acting as a battlefield for parkour team battles as they leap from building to building.
Title: バブル (Hepburn: Baburu) – Bubble
Where? Netflix. 📺
What is it? A movie. 📽️
Genres: Post-apocalyptic, YA, adventure.
Alright, so I sometimes do Anime related ones here as you might know. And Bubble deserved an entry.
It’s one of the best animated movies I’ve watched in the past three years. So charming, so heart throbbing and heartbreaking, and lovely and wowing, all at the same time.
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“You can only call someone crazy if there’s someone else who’s normal. Like good and evil. If everything was good, then nothing would be good.”
Hello, dearies! 📙
This is not a book review.
Here we are again, another week, another throwback or flashback as it is, a Friday Flashback. Last week, I started this little section with a review (sort of) for The Bane Chronicles: Saving Raphael Santiago, which marked the first look into the past, and it was a TBT.
Now, this week I decided to go with a book that I loved in the past, and on the second round of reading it, The 5th Wave. I have a review already for this back, and it was done a long time ago, you can check it out here: The 5th Wave review.
This time around, I wanted to talk about some of the characters and the story. Let’s begin. 📚
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“Well, as they said, it’s not over until the mockingjay sings.”
Hello, dearies! 🐦
Just a quick one here because I have news about The Ballad Songbirds and Snakes movie (prequel to The Hunger Games), if you haven’t read the book, you can read about it here on the blog.
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – Review. You’ll also find a quick link to get yourself a copy of this book.
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Trilogy: The 5th Wave
Author: Rick Yancey
Genre: YA, Science Fiction, Dystopia, Post Apocalyptic, Aliens
I gave it 4 stars out of consideration, and I didn’t want to put 3.
I don’t enjoy writing bad reviews, or what some might count as bad or not perfect-I-loved-everything-about-it or even hey-you-should-read-this-is-a-must-read. I like recommending books that I enjoyed, but then the endings come, and they’re so, what the frack is this?
That’s kind of how I felt all the way through the last chapters of The Last Star. Up until the last chapter, I had hopes, the hope that it would end differently, but it didn’t.
Let’s get this party started. First, I have some commentary on some of the chapters, then it comes the final review, and if you haven’t read my previous reviews on these books, you can check them out before reading this one:
Though you might find them a little different from this one, and they were written a long time ago.
Alright, so the warning, Spoilers ahead! Like there are Spoilers if you haven’t read The Last Star. You have been properly warned.
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It doesn’t usually happen, but Marissa sometimes manages to shock me and made me scream and curse at the pages of books, and I had some of those moments with Cress. And the last page took me by surprise, I was so engrossed in it, that I turned and when I saw the Acwnologements page my jaw fell. I knew I would finish this book way too quickly
Author: Marissa Meyer
Series: The Lunar Chronicles
Genre: Sci-fi, fantasy, romance (sort of), YA, Dystopia, Retellings
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A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – Book Review of the Prequel to The Hunger Games.
Author: Suzanne Collins
Prequel to The Hunger Games
For the book review of The Hunger Games, check out that link you just passed, back, there you go, that one. 🙂
Now, let’s get this party started, beginning as usual (almost usual) with my thoughts as I read the book. It was not easy to stop and jot down some thoughts while reading this one, especially because it was my first time reading on my phone, on Amazon Kindle, but I made it work, and the note thing on Kindle made it much easier. Though I was saving up ‘quotes’ too, so bear with me.
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Author: James Dashner
Genres: Dystopian, Post-apocalyptic, Science-Fiction
I read The Maze Runner a long time ago, so my memories might be a little too old. I read this one before the movie came out, just to make sure I had all the facts and that in it (the movie) everything was in order. It was accurate enough but many details were missing.
The Maze Runner book though, I remember I read like thirty percent of it and then stopped even though it is a dystopian book I did not feel like carrying on, but then picked it up after reading other books and saying: I have to finish it, I already started. And by the end of it, James convinced me.
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Author: Suzanne Collins
Well it took me about 5 to 6 years to read them but here I am, and I am done with all of them, I think I broke my own personal record with this one, I read all three books in two weeks give or take. Maybe you are saying that is not fast but between work and life, it is fast.
I really did not have any intention of reading them anytime soon but for some reason, re-watching The Hunger Games movies made me want to read, I picked them up and started with the first line that I already knew, and then got past it, the weird first-person narrative. And then I couldn’t stop, I knew the whole story but it was an easy read, and it was good to read something as if for the second time; since I really like the movies I didn’t know how I would feel with the books.
I cannot really say which I like best, so I will leave it at: they are both good.
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Author: Shannon Thompson
“Tomorrow can take me.” Truest words spoken and we knew it was going to be good.
Take Me Tomorrow a truly different twist in the dystopian genre.
Let it be known, I am not encouraging drug use because we all know that’s bad for your health, but wouldn’t we want to take a pill that would show you the future? Or at the very least, a glimpse of it?
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“We both have war inside us. Sometimes it keeps us alive. Sometimes it threatens to destroy us.”
Author: Veronica Roth.
One of the Best Dystopian I know. So far, it has been one of the best in every genre I have read since I started reading many moons ago with the Harry Potter Series (which you’ll notice how much I love in weeks to come). Back to Divergent, of course, I will not make any spoilers, I loathe spoilers so I won’t have that and if I do, I will tell you before you read a review; now the love I have for Four is weird, he is not The Character for me but he is amazing and in my mind’s eye quite gorgeous and hot, if I wore in a new place he would definitely be the guy I would go to for a tour LOL.
Here’s a quick overview of the books.
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