Saturday, May 12, 2018

Tales of the Month


Hey! I actually read a quite a few books this month!!!! Woo! Go me! XDD 

Lately, it feels like I've barely been reading five books or less a month, when normally I read more, and I read a total seven books last month!!! So this feels like a time to celebrate a little. XD (Although, sorry, three out of the seven books I read last month I don't have enough words to say about them, so I won't being talking about them on here. DX)

Secret Origins by James Riley


This book is about: Bethany and Owen said they wouldn't go book jumping again. But adventure just seems to find them, no matter how much they avoid it. A stranger is watching Bethany's house, does he know who Bethany is and what she can do? Bethany drags Owen into investigating this stalker, and together they find a portal in the man's basement leading to a whole other dimension. This dimension has superheroes and super villains, and one particularly hero, Doc Twilight, seems to be the key to finding Bethany's father! But in this dimension, the world is taken over by something called the Dark, and only Doc Twilight can stop him. Only there is one small problem, where is Doc Twilight?

Oh my flipping gosh, this book was amazing. I think Story Thieves is one of my favorite series ever. I love the characters and the humor and the story telling in general! I cannot even comprehend the ending to Secret Origins... There was so much backstory revealed in this book, it's crazy awesome.

I could go on and on about this book but I think if I kept talking I'd spoil everything... So! On to the next book!!! XD

Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer


This book is about: The wolf-hybrid soldiers are still on the loose, and they're causing more damage than good. The shaky peace between earth and Luna is done for if things keep going the way they are. Iko takes it upon herself to go and capture every rogue soldier and return them to Luna. Accompanied by a handsome Lunar guard, Iko soon finds out that catching the wolf soldiers is going to be harder than she expected.

I wasn't so sure I'd like this next installment to The Lunar Chronicles series, the art style wasn't at all how I thought it would be! In my opinion, I thought the art style was more for a younger audience. What helped me look past that was imagining the characters the way I imagined them when reading the novels. Once I started doing that, I enjoyed it far more than I had before.

The story itself was good; of course, since it's a graphic novel, it can't go as in depth as the other books, so some people might see that as a bit of disappointment. I still enjoyed it. :) I will most definitely read the next one!

Twilight Princess (Volume 1) by Akira Himekawa


This book is about: Link's past is something he wants desperately to leave behind, and a little village in the middle of nowhere is a good place to hide. As Link grows to love this peaceful village and it's people, something dark is happening to the rest of Hyrule. Will Link have the bravery to face his past and stand up to the darkness threatening his home?

Normally all The Legend of Zelda comic books are rated E for everyone, but, uh, this book was rated Teen... And for a good reason, it had way more graphic scenes than any of the other books. Like, ya know, someone's arm got chopped off. Heh. :P And *sigh* don't get me started on the one opening scene with the Princess of Twilight. *cough cough* Better clothes would be NICE. XDDD

That was about it for teenish content in the book, but still. XDD 

Now, don't get me wrong, this book isn't a completely horrible you-should-never-read-it-let's-burn-it-instead kind of book. The story was really cute and told in sweet, kinda slow for LOZ comic books way. And I really enjoyed it. But since it's a much darker graphic novel, I wouldn't let a young reader read it. And I wouldn't give it to a first timer of LOZ books since none of the other books are like that. 

To sum it up, it's a grim book but I liked reading about Link's backstory and the sweet village he lives in. :)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling


This book is about: Harry Potter is a young orphan boy living with his aunt and uncle and their bratty son. One day, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a note shows up on at his door. That letter changed everything for Harry. It told him he was a wizard and that he was invited to a school of magic called Hogwarts. At the school, Harry makes friends and some enemies. And it appears that one of his enemies, Voldemort, who had tried to kill Harry as a baby but failed, is up to no good again. Harry, his friend Ron, and Hermione take it upon themselves to find the Philosopher's Stone, which is the very thing that Voldemort's after. If the Stone got into Voldemort's hands, that would mean an end to the Hogwarts as they know it and who knows what other kinds of evil things would occur; and there's no way Harry can let that happen.  

AHHHHHHH, I LOVE THIS BOOK. SERIOUSLY, SO MUCH. XDD And, teehee, can you spot Draco on the cover??? XDDD

I think I will give a review on here two weeks from now. :P  So you'll have to wait 'til then to get my full thoughts on the first Harry Potter book. 

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Whew, well, this was written later than I thought it would be. XD Hope that's with y'all. XDD

Have a great day! Stay fabulous, be glamorous and you'll don fine in life. XDD What am I even saying??? >.< XD

What are you reading?

2 comments:

  1. 1. I loved Secret Origins (BTW THANKS FOR REVIEWING THE FIRST ONE, BECAUSE WHEN I FIRST SAW IT AT THE LIBRARY *stops in caps* I was like OOOH Koolest read this, didn't she? *checks it out* AND IT WAS SO GOOD XDDD SO THANKS FOR INTRODUCING ME TO IT!) It probably is my least favorite so far, (thought it was still very good!) My favorite would probably be the 2nd one (The name has escaped me.. XDD)

    2. I had no idea that existed... I NEED TO GET IT XDDD Iko is one of my favorite characters XDD *puts it on a to read list*

    3. Ooh Pob has the game, and it looks fun (I have no LOZ games to compare it to so.. XDD) I will totally agree with you that they could use a little more modest clothes, LIKE CMON ITS NOT HARD XD

    4. Ooh Harry Potterrrrrr XDD I really want to read it, but not sure if my parents would let me, but it sounds super cool :o

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    1. 1. XD (Ohhh, really? :O I didn't know you read it just because of me. XDD I'm so happy you love it, too!!!! You're welcome! ^.^) Interesting! I personally like all of them a ton. XDD (OM, the name escaped me, too. XD *goes onto Goodreads and looks up Story Thieves* Aha! It's called Stolen Chapters! :P)

      2. OM, YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT IT? XDD Tell me when you read it!! I can't wait to hear your thoughts on it. :O (OM, Iko is amazing. XD)

      3. Do you have a favorite character in the game? XD (You should play more LOZ games, they're so good! :OO)I know, right?!! *grumbles about Midna and her stupidity in choice of clothing*

      4. LA GASP. That'd be amazing if you could read it!! :O (When I write my book review on it, you could let your parents read it. Or show them another site called Plugged In which has movie and book reviews and then find the first HP book review. XD If you want, I can send you the link to the Plugged In review and a link to another site, Commonsense Media, which gives good reviews on that kind of stuff. XD) It is super cool and really funny. XD I hope you can read it!

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