31. ožu 2014.

(Giveaway) Thank You - Here's The Book

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      Last three years were amazing experience for us - we got to read great books, we shared our thoughts with you, we fangirled and we ranted... All that time you guys were there supporting us, commenting and leaving us small messages that encouraged us to be even better.

      Today we want to tell you THANK YOU and what's better way than book giveaway.


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30. ožu 2014.

Definitely, Maybe in Love by Ophelia London

      I am going to do something a little bit different today - last year I read Definitely, Maybe in Love by Ophelia Landon and I adored it. Few days ago I noticed price drop for e-book version on Amazon and Barnes and Noble, so I started thinking about what I can do to make you read it and take advantage of 0.99$ price. That is why I am re-posting my review for this book. It was originally posted on Way Too Hot Books, maybe some of you read it. Here we go...

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Release date: October 30th, 2013.
Entangled Embrace

My rating: 4.5 stars

Book summary:
"Spring Honeycutt wants two things: to ace her sustainable living thesis and to save the environment. Both seem hopelessly unobtainable until her college professor suggests that with a new angle, her paper could be published. Spring swears she’ll do whatever it takes to ensure that happens."Whatever it takes," however, means forming a partnership with the very hot, very privileged, very conceited Henry Knightly.Henry is Spring's only hope at publication, but he's also the über-rich son of a land developer and cash-strapped Spring’s polar opposite—though she can't help being attracted to the way he pushes her buttons, both politically and physically. Spring finds there's more to Henry than his old money and argyle sweaters…but can she drop the loud-and-proud act long enough to let him in? Suddenly, choosing between what she wants and what she needs puts Spring at odds with everything she believes in.Definitely, Maybe in Love is a modern take on Pride and Prejudice that proves true love is worth risking a little pride."

      I am big fan of Pride and Prejudice - my first introduction with it happened when I was around 10 years old, I watched that TV show with Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy.  It was love at first sight. I read the book much later. When I saw that Definitely, Maybe in Love was modern retelling of story about my favorite brooding man - I just had to read it. So far I didn't have much luck with P&P retellings, but Ophelia London had me hooked from the first page.

      Spring & Henry. Are perfect. Author managed to capture everything that made us love Elizabeth and Darcy so much and put it in completely new set of interests and circumstances. Spring is kind of girl that every single one of us should try to be like - strong, determined, smart, independent, not afraid to speak up and active member of society. Oh, she is my superhero. I love "girl-power" characters. I didn't know that it was possible, but I love Henry even more than Darcy. He has this whole untouchable attitude, but he is not jerk - Henry is not intimidated by Spring, quite opposed - he is attracted to her because she is that type of girl, he admires Spring's ability to hold her ground. That is kind of man every woman wish for.

      Green theme. One of the biggest pluses for me is that Definitely, Maybe in Love talks about environmental issues and it seems that that is something that is important to author, not just convenient setting for retelling. I loved the way both characters gave their opinions about certain subjects and the way it connected them. Ophelia London tells to readers that you can always do something to change to world you live in.

      Cranberries, cowboy hats and braids. If you want to read a book that will make you swoon all the time, you just have to pick up this one. You'll be swept of your feet on every third page. There are no explicit scenes, but you'll feel the tension and you will have an overwhelming need to kiss and be kissed.

      But... There is always but, isn't it? I had problem with Julia and Dart's story. It has few loopholes and feels unfinished. I liked them as characters, don't get me wrong, but I just have a feeling like there could be much more. Still, that haven't been big problem - I absolutely love this novel.

      Should you read it? You have to if you consider yourself true Pride and Prejudice fan. I even think that younger generation of readers will enjoy this story much more. Definitely, Maybe in Love by Ophelia London has to be on the list of books that you think your daughter should read one day.

Happy reading,

29. ožu 2014.

Wait For You by J. Lynn

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My rating. 2 stars

Book summary:

" Some things are worth waiting for…

Traveling thousands of miles from home to enter college is the only way nineteen-year-old Avery Morgansten can escape what happened at the Halloween party five years ago—an event that forever changed her life. All she needs to do is make it to her classes on time, make sure the bracelet on her left wrist stays in place, not draw any attention to herself, and maybe—please God—make a few friends, because surely that would be a nice change of pace. The one thing she didn’t need and never planned on was capturing the attention of the one guy who could shatter the precarious future she’s building for herself.

Some things are worth experiencing…

Cameron Hamilton is six feet and three inches of swoon-worthy hotness, complete with a pair of striking blue eyes and a remarkable ability to make her want things she believed were irrevocably stolen from her. She knows she needs to stay away from him, but Cam is freaking everywhere, with his charm, his witty banter, and that damn dimple that’s just so… so lickable. Getting involved with him is dangerous, but when ignoring the simmering tension that sparks whenever they are around each other becomes impossible, he brings out a side of her she never knew existed."

      I give up. It's been a while since the last time I read J. L. Armentrout and my only experience was Lux series. Obsidian surprised me and I liked it despite all Twilight similarities. Or maybe because of that. I don't think it would make the same impression now. I know that most of my friends liked her new adult novels, so I thought to give it a try. Do I regret that? Yes and no.

       Things that I liked. First half of the book. Cam. Their interaction. Cam. Sunday breakfast. Cam... You get the picture. No one can say that J.Lynn doesn't know how to write the perfect guy or make you frustrated with all the hormones bursting from every page. But is that the only thing that I found appealing in this book? Pretty much.

      Things I didn't like. Second half of the book. Avery. Avery's issues. The whole good girl/virgin thing. If you know me, there is nothing surprising with any of those. But here's the thing that cooled me off completely. I know that talking about topic of rape is really serious. I know that it's something that should be talked about. I am all for that, but what I hate is when something so serious is used on such a superficial way and because of drama-drama-drama. And if that wasn't enough, throw in an attempted suicide, gay best friend and promiscuous girlfriend. This is overflowing with all the new adult cliches - ones that annoy me. Avery acts like she is ten years younger than she actually is, she is goody two shoes and all the other girls are "easy" or "slutty". That is not the message I support in my books.

      Not even Cam is worth it. Yes, I swooned. Can you blame me? But than I started thinking and I realized that it can't be valid reason for all the high ratings. Think with your head, not your ovaries. 
But that is just me - if you enjoy reading books like Wait For You, go ahead. This is where I leave "J. Lynn/ Jennifer Armentrout" train.

Happy reading,

28. ožu 2014.

Mini Review - Unravel by Calia Read

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My rating: 4.5 stars

Book summary:

"Six months ago, I was happy. I was simply Naomi Carradine. 
One month ago, I was admitted into a psych ward. 
Yesterday, Lachlan visited me. Kissed me. And told me that I’m starting to lose my mind. 
Hours later, Max haunted my thoughts, reminding me I’m not crazy and that he needs my help. 
A few minutes ago, I drifted further from reality, trying to unravel the past. 
And now...everyone thinks I’m insane. But, I know he's real, and I know he needs me. 
Do you believe me"


      Such a weird book. I have no idea how to write this review and not spoil it for you, that is why this will be a mini review. Unravel is one of those stories that is best to pick up and read. Skip book summary and other people thoughts about it. That was just what I had done.

       Actually, you can read a book summary. It won't tell you anything - perfect example how to write synopsis. I did have certain expectations, but this turned out to be so much more. If you want to read just another new adult romance novel, this is not it. But if you are sick of predictable stories with good girls gone bad and alpha bad boys, if you need something that will keep you on the edge until the very end, Unravel by Calia Read is perfect choice for you.

      Twisted and dark - you would feel as you're losing your mind along with main character, Naomi. Even when you think that you know what comes next, you would still be unsure of your own judgement. Main focus is not on the love story, but there are two men that will drive you crazy. And than there is that other... person.

      I will finish here before I start telling you everything, but please, just read it. I promise you that Unravel is something different.

Happy reading,

27. ožu 2014.

Cress by Marissa Meyer

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Book summary: 
Rapunzel’s tower is a satellite. She can’t let down her hair—or her guard.

In this third book in the bestselling Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they’re plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and her army.

Their best hope lies with Cress, who has been trapped on a satellite since childhood with only her netscreens as company. All that screen time has made Cress an excellent hacker—unfortunately, she’s just received orders from Levana to track down Cinder and her handsome accomplice.

When a daring rescue goes awry, the group is separated. Cress finally has her freedom, but it comes at a high price. Meanwhile, Queen Levana will let nothing stop her marriage to Emperor Kai. Cress, Scarlet, and Cinder may not have signed up to save the world, but they may be the only ones who can.
          While I was lucky enough to start this series after this book was published, I do understand how many readers felt while waiting for the next book in series as Winter cannot be here soon enough. But Cress continued to bring Marissa's magic.

          Without spoiling things, even though the blurb itself is spoilery for those who haven't read Cinder and Scarlet this is a story about Cress, our third narrator girl in this series. She is different from previous two simply because she is living almost all her life on a satellite. She sees the world around her through the screen but she doesn't experience any of it. Up until things in the universe start to change drastically.

          Once again I love it how the author combines different fairy tales and characters while not losing the original idea but at the same time creating something new and developing new contexts for it all. All the characters have roots in fairy tales but they are more alive and vivid in a way. From the start Captain Thorne wasn't my favorite, but then again the price from Rapunzel never was my favorite either. It was great to see how Cress and Thorne influenced each other. At the same time the story developed and the best is that this story never got boring, you turn pages like a lunatic just to see what happens next. It grips you and doesn't let go.

         Now it's time to wait for Winter and the final battle which I'm really eager to see.

Rating: 5 stars. 

Until the next time,

26. ožu 2014.

Waiting on Wednesday (#88)

You know the story. This is a meme created by Breaking the Spine and every week we pick books we're waiting for. Here are our picks for this week.

Glass' pick

Lucy’s learned some important lessons from tabloid darling Jayla Heart’s all-too-public blunders: Avoid the spotlight, don’t feed the Internet trolls, and keep your secrets secret. The policy has served Lucy well all through high school, so when her best friend Ellie gets sick before prom and begs her to step in as Cole’s date, she accepts with a smile, silencing about ten different reservations. Like the one where she’d rather stay home shredding online zombies. And the one where she hates playing dress-up. And especially the one where she’s been secretly in love with Cole since the dawn of time.

When Cole surprises her at the after party with a kiss under the stars, it’s everything Lucy has ever dreamed of… and the biggest BFF deal-breaker ever. Despite Cole’s lingering sweetness, Lucy knows they’ll have to ’fess up to Ellie. But before they get the chance, Lucy’s own Facebook profile mysteriously explodes with compromising pics of her and Cole, along with tons of other students’ party indiscretions. Tagged. Liked. And furiously viral.

By Monday morning, Lucy’s been branded a slut, a backstabber, and a narc, mired in a tabloid-worthy scandal just weeks before graduation.

Lucy’s been battling undead masses online long enough to know there’s only one way to survive a disaster of this magnitude: Stand up and fight. Game plan? Uncover and expose the Facebook hacker, win back her best friend’s trust, and graduate with a clean slate.

There’s just one snag—Cole. Turns out Lucy’s not the only one who’s been harboring unrequited love...

Expected publication: June 17th, 2014

Tanja's pick

The Heists were only the beginning.

Gray Weathersby escaped from the primitive town of Claysoot expecting to find answers, but what he discovered shook him to the core: A ruthless dictator with absolute power. An army of young soldiers blinded by lies. And a growing rebellion determined to fight back.

Now Gray has joined a team of rebels on a harsh, icy journey in search of allies who can help them set things right. But in a world built on lies, Gray must constantly question whether any ally—or enemy—is truly what they seem…

Expected publication: April 15th, 2014

We'd love to see your picks so feel free to link them up.

Until the next time,

25. ožu 2014.

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books That Will Make You Swoon

Hello all. It's another Tuesday and therefore it's time for another Top Ten Tuesday which is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. So today's topic is to list ten books that will make you swoon. It'll be mixture of book boyfriends and lovely stories here. Here we go..

I'd love to see your picks so feel free to link them in comments.

Until the next time,

24. ožu 2014.

Mini-reviews: Cinder and Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

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Book summary: 
Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. 
Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.
         I strongly believe that this series is one of those that's been on my to-read list the longest and I really did fail when it comes to this. I couldn't imagine how much I was missing until I cracked open the first pages of this book.

          Those pages throw you into a world where technology is way ahead of our time. Once again world which is not hard to imagine. Cinder, a cyborg is our main character in this story. She is not a human, but neither is she 100% android, which makes her unaccepted by both worlds. Up until she meets the most important person in her kingdom - Prince Kai who is interested in her. Little did she know that her past will change her forever.

            Even though some aspects of this story were a bit predictable it was hard not to like Cinder, a girl who is so easy to connect with and whose dreams about normal life, love and being someone else were so familiar. The the whole world-building which was so fascinating and imaginable. This book had everything I wished for basically, sweet building romance, great world building and enough mystery to keep me on edge.

Rating: 5 stars. 

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Book summary:
Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, returns in the second thrilling installment of the bestselling Lunar Chronicles. She's trying to break out of prison--even though if she succeeds, she'll be the Commonwealth's most wanted fugitive. Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit's grandmother is missing. It turns out there are many things Scarlet doesn't know about her grandmother or the grave danger she has lived in her whole life. When Scarlet encounters Wolf, a street fighter who may have information as to her grandmother's whereabouts, she is loath to trust this stranger, but is inexplicably drawn to him, and he to her. As Scarlet and Wolf unravel one mystery, they encounter another when they meet Cinder. Now, all of them must stay one step ahead of the vicious Lunar Queen Levana, who will do anything for the handsome Prince Kai to become her husband, her king, her prisoner.
       After finishing Cinder it wasn't really hard to pick my next read. Scarlet was something I needed to read and so I did. I must admit that at the start I was a bit annoyed when our narrator wasn't Cinder but Scarlet but after chapter or two it was obvious that this girl will also become heroine I'd love to be.

      Scarlet's story is one we follow here. We are now in France where she and her Grandma are living on a farm and growing vegetables. Up until one day her Grandma disappears and Scarlet is desperate in finding her. Only she finds someone else, Wolf. With the development of the story we see how Scarlet is connected to this whole mess much more than she believed and that Cinder and she have more in common than they though.

       Same like in Cinder, at the start you think that this story is predictable as you have read classic fairy tales this story soon becomes totally new world which brings a lot of unexpected moments and twists and turns.

        While I was annoyed that I didn't get to see more of Cinder and Kai soon enough I understood that there is an amazing reason for it - Scarlet and Wolf put another light to this world and make you see the story from different angles, without losing any of the magic.

Rating: 5 stars.

Until the next time,

23. ožu 2014.

Showcase Sunday (#10)

Hello darlings. It's been a while we done this post so we thought it was about time to update you with our goodies. So let's check what we have gotten this time. First onto

Glass' haul

From NetGalley:
Push by Claire Wallis
Played by Liz Fichera
Jane's Melody by Ryan Winfield
Thank you: Atria Books, Harlequin Teen and Harlequin Mira

From Edelweiss:
Get Happy by Mary Amato
Of Monsters and Madness by Jessica Verday
Thank you Egmont USA

Now let's check what Tanja has gotten
Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry (Thank you amazing Siiri @ Little Pieces of Imagination)
From the authors (thank you!):
Where Life Takes You by Claudia Y. Burgoa
Just Destiny by Theresa Rizzo
From publishers:  
Till Death by Kate Evangelista (you can check my review here)
Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jansen (you can check my review here)
Deep Blue by Jennifer Donnelly
The Lost by Sarah Beth Durst 
Thank you: Entangled, Strange Chemistry, Disney and Herlequin MIRA

Until the next time, 


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