Life Events and 2 Reading Lists

Hi, dearies! 

I trust you’re all safe and well. 🍂 This one is a little off the track, but I wanted to mention I might not be as active this month; I have been dealing with some personal things with my family and will be focusing on them for September. 🍂 

My father needs heart ❤️ surgery, and we’re in the process of saving up and receiving any small contribution to help us achieve this goal, you can see the crowdfunding here, and if you can share, that is also a way of helping us. 

As I said, this is happening right now, so that’s why I’m kind of on a hiatus this month, not many posts on Instagram or here on the blog, but I’ll be back soon, hopefully. And thank you to all who have reached out or shared the news. 

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Now, since I cannot help but talk about books, I’ll leave you a few titles that I read this year and those that I want to read. 📚😊

Reading Lists

New Adult/Romance 💞

  • Voyeur (Read, pretty interesting, haven’t done a post-review yet)
  • The Last Mermaid (still reading)
  • The Duke and I (review is live)

Fantasy/Fiction ✨

  • The Brightest Night (still reading)
  • Chain of Iron (not started)
  • The Last Star (the review is live)

That’s it for now, dear readers. You can always check more suggestions and reviews here on the blog. 

Happy reading!


PS: My dad’s surgery fundraising is only on Fundrazr because we live in Latin America and cannot create a GoFundMe.

Find That Book Challenge

📚 Fun Book Challenge.
Today we have the Find That Book Challenge

Hello, dearies! I found this challenge on Instagram, posted by @speight_reads, which basically consists of finding a book 📚 in a certain category or description.

Here we go. 📖

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The Last Star

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Trilogy: The 5th Wave

Author: Rick Yancey

Genre: YA, Science Fiction, Dystopia, Post Apocalyptic, Aliens

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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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Fiction – Graphic novels & comics I didn’t know

I was taking a quick look on Smashwords today and saw this section on Graphic novels, though I think it should be more like Fiction with a touch of graphic? Well, at least the ones that I saw didn’t have much comic on them.

Hello, dearies! ✨

Happy 4th of July ✨ to those who celebrate it. I was taking a quick look on Smashwords today and saw this section on Graphic novels, though I think it should be more like Fiction with a touch of graphic? Well, at least the ones that I saw didn’t have much comic on them.

So, I saw these and thought you might like to check them out too, I haven’t read them or anything, I just read the titles and thought that they could be included in the TBR, so don’t take my word for it. 😂📚

Here we go.

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About La Emperatriz de los Etereos

Author: Laura Gallego

Original Title: La Emperatriz de los Etéreos

Book Translations

Hello, dearies!

I was going through my list of books I have read and found I haven’t told you about this one here in the blog. The Empress of the Ethereal is a Spanish book by my fav Spanish author, in fact, I think is the only Spanish author that I like, I love her books, specially The Idhún Chronicles, as you might know since I have multiple entries about it.

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HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban

HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The one where everything started to make sense to me, and it got my attention to the point of moving me forward with the books, the story, everything about it.

Author: JK Rowling

Genre: Fantasy, YA, Adventure, Classics

Book 3 in the Harry Potter Saga

“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”

The one where everything started to make sense to me, and it got my attention to the point of moving me forward with the books, the story, everything about it. Mostly, thankful to Alfonso Cuarón for making it such a fun experience and making me watch the movie endless times, at this point in my life, I have lost count of how many times I have watched it. I had it on a VHS tape (suddenly felt old), anyway, I had it and re-watched it on my own many times, it made my teenage days better.

But, as always, this is about the book, not the movie. It goes without saying, that there are Spoilers for those that have not watched the movies, read the books, or watched the movies and didn’t read the books, or vice versa, you’ve been warned. 📖👈

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If you read The Duke and I then you should read… 👀 📚

If you read the Duke and I then you should probably/would probably read these romance books.

Hello, dearies! 

I know, it has been some time since I published a new one, and this one not even a review? The horror! 

I have been working in my mundane job, and my reading has been the lowest in months. I am supposed to be reading The Brightest Night (which I have loved so far) but I stopped before half of it was over because I want a clearer mind to pay attention to it, so you might say that I am in a reading slump. Nothing to do with my last read, I love the Origin and Lux world. 

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5 eBooks that You didn’t know Existed

Probably.

Hello, dearies! As I mentioned before, Smashwords is having a week of deals for eBooks, you can find from 25% to 100% off so don’t be afraid to stop by it and take a look at the authors there, some like myself are self-published, and it’s a great place to let your stories be known.

Now, I found these titles that I think might be of interest to you, well, I thought that I could add them to my never-ending TBR list but that’s me. Check them out. (If you want any, you can click on the title for it and you’ll be directed to the site).

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Couples to Idealise 💞

Valentine’s Day is coming up, so let’s talk about all those couples that we (Me) love and could idealise from books, and boy, do I have a bunch, I will try to keep it short.

That day when people starts sending hearts and flowers, and gifts chocolates is coming up, what is it called again? Oh, yeah! Valentine’s Day, so let’s talk about all those couples that we (Me) love and could idealise from books, and boy, do I have a bunch, I will try to keep it short. 

If you ever read any of the books I’m about to mention and know these couples then you are in for a treat and would love to have a relationship like these, though most did not start out good, they end up with a happy tone, so you might find some spoilers. Warning set. 

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Confessions of a Shopaholic

Author: Sophie Kinsella

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Genre: Women’s Fiction, Chick Lit, Humor, Romance

That was not what I was expecting one bit. This is what happens when you read a book after you have watched the movie so many times that you almost now the dialogues of it. 

But this does not mean I didn’t enjoy it. I quite liked this book if not loved, it made me laugh and seeing how Rebecca Bloomwood made excuses after excuses to buy anything was unbelievable. I suppose that is really how a shopaholic would be. 

Some spoilers might be ahead, be wary.

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