The Lightwoods, the Shadowhunters who run the New York Institute, are expecting a new addition to their family: the orphaned son of their father’s friend, Jace Wayland.
Book: Ghosts of the Shadow Market
Story: Son of the Dawn
Author: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan
Genres: Fantasy, YA, Short Stories, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy
I thought I had posted about this one before, but it seems I didn’t.
Hello, dearies! I hope you’re enjoying the quick reviews about the Shadowhunters world. 📖
And this is all from memory, I haven’t read this book again in a while, and it’s past time that I do because there will be another one in stores soon, and I am yet to read Chain of Iron, but I am a little afraid to do so, just like I am of finishing The Brightest Night, I want to, but then it will be all over, so I have been postponing it.
Now, for the Ghosts of the Shadow Market, which I think is on my top 5 of books that I love in the Shadow World, it was all Jem on these short stories, and you can check out my other reviews on my Shadow World section. 💘
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“In my opinion, giving a kiss is a much better prize than receiving one.”
This one is long overdue.
Manga: Maid Sama! (Japanese: 会長はメイド様!, Hepburn: Kaichō wa Meido-sama!, “The Class President Is a Maid!”)
Author: Hiro Fujiwara
Anime: Maid-sama (Kaichou wa Maid-Sama!) on Hulu
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Shojo, Young Adult
Hello, dearies! I watched Maid Sama! a long time ago, it seems it was ages past but more like ten years ago. It made me want to re-watch it.
After watching it, I was in a frenzy because I wanted to know what else had happened since, as with many anime, you don’t quite know what happens in the end and you don’t get the whole story. There are very few that follow the original story, this is a bookish (readers) problem that we often find the adaptations to be lacking in some way. But with anime, you get a little more excited and can watch calmly.
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‘They call him the Hound of Hell….’
Author: Shana Abe
Genre: Historical Romance, Enemy-to-Lover, Medieval Romance, Adult (sort of)
Happy Weekend, dearies! I hope you’re enjoying a great one.
Today I finished The Promise of Rain, and said, wow, the difference between reading an enjoyable book and when I don’t. Why? Because I read this one so fast, I couldn’t get enough of it, I had to finish it and know all their secrets. Unlike when I read The King’s Obsession, which I started last year and finished not long ago.
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I trust you’re having a good day or night or afternoon.
Today, I am bringing you a new challenge, that I saw online it’s called #challengelieblingsbücher created by @nadineslesecouch It’s literally translated to Favourite books Challenge. So, no brainer there, what are some books that are your absolute favourites to read over and over again, whether it’s a series or a single book.
I’ll let you know some of mine, I’ll keep the list short. 📜 😄 For real, I won’t expand.
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“Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.”
This is going to be interesting, I’ll try to keep the movie and the book separated.
Author: JK Rowling
Genre: Fantasy, YA, Adventure, Magic
Book 4 in the Harry Potter Saga
“Because I want to fix that in my memory for ever. Draco Malfoy, the amazing bouncing ferret…”Ron
Hello, dearies! 🙂
Hope is shiny where you are or not really cold as it gets here.
This one was the natural next step because we already have a review (sort of) about The Philosopher’s Stone, The Chamber of Secrets and The Prisoner of Azkaban, so The Goblet of Fire deserves its spot, however, if this were about the movies, it would not get more than a few lines because the fourth movie didn’t live up to all the expectations it should have.
When we first read The Goblet of Fire, it was that we’re-growing-up book, yes, PoA too, but this more so because Harry found a love interest, the first crush, and we met Cedric full-on, and that was the opening to the other houses, especially because now there would be a tournament with other magic schools.
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Saga: Harry Potter
Book: The Philosopher’s Stone
Author: JK Rowling
Oh, wow. I know this is weird perhaps, but I wanted to dedicate a little more to each of these books, although I already have the Wizarding World page where I say just how great everything is. I decided now, to go book by book, quickly and point out once more that they’re great, though it might surprise us Potterheads that there are still people out there who have not read HP ever in their lives, so this is for you too.
“The ancient study of alchemy is concerned with making the Philosopher’s Stone, a legendary substance with astonishing powers. The Stone will transform any metal into pure gold. It also produces the Elixir of Life, which will make the drinker immortal.”
—A Hogwarts library book
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Book: Ghosts of the Shadow Market
Authors: Cassie Clare
Genre: Pain, YA, more sorrow
Some of these reviews are way quicker than others, not only because they are short stories but also because I was not entirely stopping on all of them to jot down my thoughts, so things slip a bit out of my grasp when I actually write the review but be advised there might be some spoilers here, for those who don’t know much about the Shadow World. There are way too many books on it (which is great), and I’m grateful that I have read most of them. The Eldest Curses is the only big one that I’m missing right now.
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Alternative names: カードキャプターさくら
Year: 1996 – 2000
Who does not know about Sakura Kinomoto, right? In some capacity, you know her or have seen her at one point or another in your life. I’d like to clarify, this is about the manga but the anime is of course what made us start loving everything about this world.
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Junjo Romantica: Pure Romance
Junjō Romanchika, lit. “Pure-Hearted Romantica”
Author: Shungiku Nakamura
Genres: Romance, Comedy, Yaoi, Slice of Life
Another one. I am sure you know this one. If you are a fan of Anime, Yaoi or Romance, or all of them together then you certainly have watched, heard about, read about or seen anything related to Junjo Romantica (Junjou Romantica in Spanish). I’ll make it quick.
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Author: Mitsubachi Miyuki
Alternative title: Cheeky Brat
Japanese: なまいきざかり。, lit. “Full Bloom Cheekiness”
Genres: School Life, Romance, Sports
Hello, dearies! ❤️
This one is late by a lot, though not so much considering that this is ongoing. Alright, it is a Manga as you might have guessed by the name and it is still going, and it is completely amazing.
I cannot be sure that any of you read Manga but if you do then you would love this one, do not let the element of sports throw you off, it is actually pretty cool and it is not the only thing the story is about. I cannot really remember how I got to it but I know that after the first two chapters I was completely hooked and Naruse is so great.
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