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The Secret Keepers by Trenton Lee Stewart - Book Review

Synopsis: A magical watch.
A string of secrets.
A race against time.

When Reuben discovers an extraordinary antique watch, he soon learns it has a secret power and his life takes an intriguing turn. At first he is thrilled with his new treasure, but as one secret leads to another, Reuben finds himself torn between his innately honest nature and the lure to be a hero.

Now he is on a dangerous adventure--full of curious characters, treacherous traps, and hairsbreadth escapes--as he races to solve the mystery before it is too late. Even with fearless Penny, mighty Jack, and the wise Mrs. Genevieve on his side, can Reuben outwit and outmaneuver the sly villain called The Smoke and his devious defenders the Directions and save the city from a terrible fate?

4/5 stars! There were plenty of twists and turns and who knows what else, but the idea behind the watch and its secrets. Reuben was a wonderful main characters and so was Penny. I love the history behind Penny and Jack's family. Mrs. Gen…
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Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl - Book Review

Synopsis: Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she's struggling to conceal her power, and a curse that has haunted her family for generations. But even within the overgrown gardens, murky swamps and crumbling graveyards of the forgotten South, a secret cannot stay hidden forever.

Ethan Wate, who has been counting the months until he can escape from Gatlin, is haunted by dreams of a beautiful girl he has never met. When Lena moves into the town's oldest and most infamous plantation, Ethan is inexplicably drawn to her and determined to uncover the connection between them.

In a town with no surprises, one secret could change everything

5/5 stars! This book had me hooked from the very first page! The romance was perfect! The history, phenomenal! The characters and world-building are to die for! There were so many surprises and the plot was unbelievably good! I was dead inside when I finally closed the book. This was an AMAZING book and …

August Wrap-Up/Book Haul 2018

Here are all of the books I read in the month of August!

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephanie MeyerThe Misfits by James HoweFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. RowlingThe Unwanteds by Lisa McMannThe Secret Keepers by Trenton Lee StewartMatched by Allie CondieBeautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret StohlHarry Potter and the Cursed Child by John Tiffany/J.K. Rowling Here are all the books I bought in August! The Land of Stories, The Enchantress Returns by Chris ColferThe Land of Stories, The Grim Warning by Chris ColferThe Land of Stories, Beyond the Kingdom by Chris ColferGraceling by Kristen Cashore What did you read this August? What are you planning to read? That is it for now! If you enjoyed, SUBSCRIBE to join the bookish fun!
Goodreads Instagram So Long, ~~D

Matched by Allie Condie ~ Book Review

Synopsis: In the Society, officials decide. Who you love. Where you work. When you die.

Cassia has always trusted their choices. It’s hardly any price to pay for a long life, the perfect job, the ideal mate. So when her best friend appears on the Matching screen, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is the one…until she sees another face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. Now Cassia is faced with impossible choices: between Xander and Ky, between the only life she’s known and a path no one else has ever dared follow—between perfection and passion.

4/5 stars! This story was well written, there was great world-building! I loved the romance and the star-crossed lover trope! The ending, the ending... I find 100 of everything to be a little weird since all things become boring after a while (not including certain books)... I was at work when I read the part and my boss was staring at me as if I were insane (which is half true). I can not wait to pick-up the sequel…

~ Q&A ~

Is it very vain of me to love answering questions about myself...

I kind of wanted to answer the questions I had created for the Sunshine blogger award so I am answering them now! Hope you enjoy!

-Writing Update-
Mortal Tests Current Word Count: just under 7,000 words!

Love and Theatre Current Word Count: just under 400 words!

I have not been writing a lot recently but I have been reading a lot haha!

1. Favorite show that is not Anima?
Once Upon A Time!
2. What are you currently reading?
Too many books... Matched by Ally Condie
                             Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
                              The Secret Keepers by Trenton Lee Stewart
                     Just to name a few...

3. What is your choice of career for the future?
An Author
4. Favorite sport?
Figure Skating and Yoga

5. Favorite flavor of gum?

6. Birthday?

November 5, 20??

That is it for now! If you enjoyed, SUBSCRIBE to join the bookish fun! Goodreads Instagram So Long…

Sunshine Blogger Award!

I am so thankful for being nominated for another award! I have a question though! How do you win? Or is everyone who got nominated a winner? Also, how do you link your GoodReads to the blog? Ok, time for the actual award haha...

I got nominated by Noel! Thank-you sooooo muchhhh! I am so thankful! Everyone go follow her! She is amazing and deserves all of the fame!

~ Rules ~

• Thank the blogger who nominated you by linking their blog. • Answer the questions. • Nominate 11 blogs with 11 questions. • List the rules as well as display the Sunshine Award Logo on your post.

~ The Questions ~

1. What was the last book you hated?

I don't hate most books but the last one I hated is the first Dork Diaries book...
2. What was the last character you fell head over heels for?

Either Julian from Caraval or Newt Scamander!
3. What's your favorite kind of cookie?

That is a hard one, I have a major sweet tooth, but for me, it has to be macaroons!
4. What pets do you have? (If you have one.)
Do siblings cou…

Fall Book Recommendations!!!

Hey everyone! Sorry for the inactivity! Here are some recent things going on:

I've been reading and writing and enjoying my summer vacation! Hope you're having a great summer! (or winter)! But I miss school (which is weird even to me) so I am in a fall mood (it also being my favorite season and my birthday is in fall) and I have read a lot more books recently! Here are some recommendations!

1. All of the Harry Potter Books by J.K. Rowling!

I will be rereading the Harry Potter for my birthday! Harry Potter is my favorite series so expect a lot of Harry Potter books in my Wrap-Up! These books are also great fall reads! The back to school feeling and all the feels are just so amazing! Should I do a series review????

2. The Remnant Chronicles by Mary E. Pearson!

You can view my review of this series here! But this is the perfect book series for the fall time! Just about any fantasy is perfect! Haha... THE FIRST BOOK IN THE COMPANION SERIES CAME OUT AND I NEED IT! I got a bookmark f…