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Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth Review

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Hi guys,
Today I will be reviewing Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth.


Overall I thought this was a really good book. I really enjoyed the characters and their dynamics, although sometimes the relationships between them felt fake which is disappointing. Roth has a way of writing that has a way of explaining things really well and not boring you in the process. There were one or two times when I want sure exactly what was going on but that could've been a fault of my own when I didn't read close enough. Roth is also the master of evil brothers as seen in her other novels (tehehe). The plot was captivating and refreshing, I haven't read a real sci-fi in a while so this was nice. I thought that the ending wasnt completely satisfying but it worked well enough. Now lets get down to the controversy. So if you didn't know, there is a big controversy around this book. And don't feel bad about it, I didn't know about while I was reading it, it just showed up in a review I w…

Currently Reading...

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Today I will be sharing what I am currently reading.

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Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth

I am so excited to be reading this book, I have had it since it came out and I am finally getting to read it! I have heard a lot of things about it and I am excited for this new sci-fi read! 
I should be finishing it and getting a review up soon because I am going to the beach tomorrow and I always get a lot of reading done at the beach! Hopefully that will happen again!
Thanks for reading! Delaney M.


Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves Review

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Hey guys,

Today I will finally be reviewing Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves!

Let me just start off by saying that this review is skewed because of my book hangover from Caraval. I did think that the idea of this book is incredible and unique. I really enjoy history so the fact that where and when it was set was Hungary in the mid-1800's was refreshing, and in that Eves has created a pretty unique setting. I thought that the magic system was intriguing, although at times it was a little confusing. For the characters, I really only saw one character really evolve throughout this novel and that is Matayas, but I highly enjoyed that. My problem with this book was just that it never grabbed me in, and I blame Caraval for that. I didn't have that moment in this book where I just couldn't set it down because I saw plot points happening, but it felt as though nothing was happening (if that makes any sense). I didn't feel attached to any of the characters minus Matayas nea…

Currently Reading...

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Hi guys,

Today I will be sharing what I am currently reading.
I know, this is unlike me in a reading slump, but I think I am finally out of it (knock on wood) because the last three books that I read I have gotten through very smoothly and quickly so I am very excited to read more. I'm back to my normal self with reading loads of books! That is why I am very excited to share with you guys what I am now reading after finishing the magnificent, Caraval.

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Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves
Yes I am very excited to be reading this one next especially since this was such an impulse buy. I didn't know anything about it and hadn't heard anything about it but I bought it anyways.

I haven't heard much of anything about this book. I read a review on someone else's book blog about it and they only had a review because th…

Caraval by Stephanie Garber Rant Review

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Hi guys,

Today I am so excited to be reviewing Caraval by Stephanie Garber!

OH. MY. GOD. Those are the words that I can muster from just finishing this fantastic book just minutes ago. Not only has Garber created a world unlike any other, but she has created characters that you feel invested in. Just the idea of this book is extraordinary and unique. I can't even decide if this is a plot or character driven novel because both aspects were just so intricate and amazingly well done. Garber's writing allowed me for to lose all sights of reality and enter the world of Caraval. The amount of plot twists scattered throughout this book was maddening yet magical. I thought that my mouth was never going to close with the amount of times that I dropped my jaw at the plot twists.
You would think you know that a plot twist was about to happen. You would think that you have everything figured out, until it gets to a part of the story where everything changes and all you can do it put down …

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber

I am so excited to be reading this! So far it is amazing! I should be finishing it within a day or two so my review will hopefully be up really soon. This book is amazing, highly recommend!

Thanks for reading!
Delaney M.

Once and for All by Sarah Dessen Review

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Hi guys!

Today I will be reviewing Once and for All by Sarah Dessen!


First off, I would like to say how happy I am to finally say that I have read a Sarah Dessen book, and she truly is the Queen of YA Contemporaries. Dessen had a writing style that can only be described as simple but beautiful that only comes with years and many novels of experience. She was able to add just the right amount of humor, sadness, and swooning. Either Josie or William was definitely my favorite characters throughout this book, but I thought that all of the characters were very well-done. I really enjoyed the relationship between Louna and Ambrose in the beginning, I found it funny and real.  He definitely deserved it for being a player.
Although for a summer read, I definitely would have liked to see a little more romance from the main character early. I did find the dual point in time point of view confusing at first but once I figured everything out, it was easy to follow. Now let's talk instalove. …

Hardbacks vs. Paperbacks

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Hi guys!

So I was recently tagged on Instagram for a Would You Rather Tag, and there was a question of hardback vs. paperback and I was so conflicted. So I decided to make this post and then just put the link for my answer. So if you are here from Instagram, hello! Im Delaney and I post on here quite often, I hope you fun with it.


Hardbacks Pros:  1. More durable 2. Prettier 3. Comes out first in the USA 4. Naked books are beautiful (most of the time) Cons: 1. Cost much more money 2. Sometimes hard to get a matching set
Paperbacks Pros:  1. Cost much less money 2. Easier to read/hold while reading because they are lighter 3. If you get on the band wagon late, you can get a matching set 4. Easier to travel with/smaller Cons: 1. Less durable 2. Comes out later
You see, this is a big problem, because my pros and cons for both sides are exactly the same so this is an impossible would you rather. They balance out perfectly!!! What do you prefer????

Thanks for reading this rant type thing,
Delane…

If You Liked Red Queen You Should Read...

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Hi guys!

I think that I am going to make this a series of posts. I decided to start with Red Queen since I just finished the third book in the series, King's Cage. So I these are the books that I recommend you read if you enjoyed Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard!

1. Red Rising by Pierce Brown

2. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo This one may not seem to make a lot of sense at first glance, but both of the feelings of these books are very similar to each other, and they have aspects that people really like that are similar to one another as well.
3. The Young Elites by Marie Lu This is on the list because there have been so many people that I know that REALLY love both of these books and they do have a few similar aspects so it is on the list!
4. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi Another one with similar aspects and a similar audience.
5. The Sin-Eater's Daughter by Melinda Salisbury I have never personally read this book, but I know of a lot of people that say that it is very similar to …

Books I Wanna Read This Summer

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Hi guys,
Today I am going to be sharing what books I want to read this summer!

1. Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes
I got this book probably a year ago right after I read the first one and I really just want to get to it because it is the second in a long series that I know I will love because everybody does and the first one was great! So I definitely want to get to this one!

2. The Rose Society by Marie Lu
This is another one just like Rebel Spring, I read this book about a year ago then promptly got the second book and I am so excited to read this one and I can't wait because I really enjoyed the first book.
3. Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake I think I got this for Christmas this year and it is a very hyped book so I am excited to see where I stand on it. 
4. Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves This was just an impulse buy which I think I will enjoy. I haven't heard much about this book, there isn't much hype around this book, but nonetheless, I really want to read it!