Contemporary-A-Thon Wrap-up!

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Hey guys! So, the Contemporary-a-thon just ended and I loved so much participating you guys have no idea! It made me push myself to read some contemporary books I was dying to read, and I personally think I made amazing choices because I loved all the books I read during February 12th to February 18th, with all my heart.

I kinda deleted TBR out by accident but I will tell which books were in it. I tried to follow it but one of the books I wanted to read was late arriving and so I had to switch things a bit and ended up reading one less. But it was amazing and I can’t wait to share my thoughts on the books I read with you guys, so keep reading!

The hosts for this read-a-thon are Chelsea, Julie, and Natasha. This read-a-thon was started by Chelsea and Julie last year and I can’t wait to participate in more of them!Read More »

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The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

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The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
Series: The Folk of the Air #1
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published January 2nd, 2018
Genres: Fantasy, YA, Fairies
Pages: 384
Format: Hardback
Buy: Book Depository | Amazon

Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.

And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe.

Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.

To win a place at the Court, she must defy him–and face the consequences.

In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering her own capacity for bloodshed. But as civil war threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.

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Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu

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Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu
Series: DC Icons #2
Publisher: Penguin
First published January 2nd, 2018
Genres: Fantasy, Superheroes, YA
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback
Buy: Book Depository | Amazon

The highly anticipated coming-of-age story for the world’s greatest super hero: BATMAN by the # 1 New York Timesbestselling author Marie Lu.

Returning home from his lavish eighteenth birthday party, Bruce Wayne stops a criminal’s getaway – disobeying the police and crashing his car during the chase.

Sentenced to community service in Gotham City’s Arkham Asylum, he encounters some of the the city’s most dangerous and mentally disturbed criminals. Among these, Bruce meets the intriguing Madeleine who has ties to the Nightwalker gang that is terrorizing Gotham City.

She’s a mystery Bruce has to unravel but can he trust her? The Nightwalkers target the rich, and Bruce’s name is next on their list.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Love Freebie

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish in June 2010 out of a love of lists. It recently changed to That Artsy Reader Girl and that’s where you can find the topics for each Tuesday.

This week’s topic is:

Love Freebie (Romances, swoons, OTPs, kisses, sexy scenes, etc.)

And I will be especially talking about some sexy characters, my Top 10 OTPs and my 10 swoon-worthy books! SO make sure you check them out and tell me what you think about them!

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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Series: N/A

Publisher: Penguin Press

Published September 12th, 2017

Genres: Contemporary, Adult Fiction

Pages: 338

Format: ARC

Buy: Book Depository | Amazon

* Received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Thank you very much! This doesn’t affect the review in any way. My opinions are, as always, my own.*

The brilliant new novel from the author of the New York Times bestseller, Everything I Never Told You.

Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down.

In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned – from the layout of the winding roads, to the colours of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principal is playing by the rules.

Enter Mia Warren – an enigmatic artist and single mother – who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenage daughter Pearl, and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than just tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the alluring mother-daughter pair. But Mia carries with her a mysterious past, and a disregard for the rules that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community.

When the Richardsons’ friends attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town and puts Mia and Mrs. Richardson on opposing sides. Suspicious of Mia and her motives, Mrs. Richardson becomes determined to uncover the secrets in Mia’s past. But her obsession will come at unexpected and devastating costs to her own family – and Mia’s.

Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of long-held secrets and the ferocious pull of motherhood-and the danger of believing that planning and following the rules can avert disaster, or heartbreak.

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The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis

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The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
Series: Chronicles of Narnia (Chronological Order #1)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
First published May 2nd, 1955
Genres: Classics, Children, Fantasy, Catholic
Pages: 202
Format: Paperback
Buy: Book Depository | Amazon

When Digory and Polly are tricked by Digory’s peculiar Uncle Andrew into becoming part of an experiment, they set off on the adventure of a lifetime. What happens to the children when they touch Uncle Andrew’s magic rings is far beyond anything even the old magician could have imagined.

Hurtled into the Wood between the Worlds, the children soon find that they can enter many worlds through the mysterious pools there. In one world they encounter the evil Queen Jadis, who wreaks havoc in the streets of London when she is accidentally brought back with them. When they finally manage to pull her out of London, unintentionally taking along Uncle Andrew and a coachman with his horse, they find themselves in what will come to be known as the land of Narnia.

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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books That Have Been On My TBR the Longest and I Still Haven’t Read

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish in June 2010 out of a love of lists. It recently changed to That Artsy Reader Girl and that’s where you can find the topics for each Tuesday.

Everyone can participate and it’s incredibly fun! Plus I’m obsessed with lists and for some reason, I never participated?! This will be my first, and I’m super excited because the topic iiiiiis…. *drum roll*

Books That Have Been On My TBR the Longest and I Still Haven’t Read

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