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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne Review

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Hey guys!
Today I will be reviewing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
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Yes, I finally finished this book (can you call it a book) a couple of days ago. I think that this was an amazing script, because you CANNOT read it as a novel. It is, in fact, a script. There were so many really cool elements pulled into this novel. Because you think about all of these elements that you thought about when you are reading the Harry Potter series and you want these questions answered and those questions were either answered. I thought the characters were so intriguing and I also thought that it was such an interesting idea to carry one the beloved Harry Potter series. 
It is though, not Harry Potter. You can tell. It isn't the same feeling that you get when you read it and you feel that the known characters are . . . different. 
I did enjoy this though. It w…

Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder Review

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Hey guys,
Today I will be reviewing Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder (I know it has taken me like 2 weeks to read it and put the review up, I'm sorry this is taking so long!)


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This book was truly captivating! After waiting many months and searching the high shelves, I finally got my hands on a copy of this book. This was such an alluring story and I really loved Valek and I am not very sure why. He was just a strong male leader, and I loved Yelena and Valek's relationship. The plot was fast paced and I was never bored when I was reading it. I finally understood why so many people love these books. I loved how Snyder dropped little pebbles of information throughout the text and then how they all pulled together in a nice little bow of death and magic. The writing was truly brilliant, I couldn't tell you how many times I would have liked to take out a notepad and write down fant…

Book Writing Part 1

WARNING!!! THIS IS A RANT! TO SKIP THE RANT IF YOU DO NOT LIKE RANTS THEN GO STRAIGHT TO THE SECOND PARAGRAPH!!!
THANK YOU!!

Hey guys,
Today I will just be ranting basically about book writing. So I am an amateur writer and I love to write. I know that so many people love to write as well! If you guys have seen my Review Policies page (if not you can click HERE) then you know that I am also a literary agent for a couple of people. Right now I am in the process of trying to get my clients published, but also I am trying to write my own novel. BUT I AM STUCK IN A WRITER'S SLUMP! I would love to write today, I would love to imagine up a story that would be loved by readers. But I just can't! I need to write but also I need to blog, but also I need to be a literary agent but also a friend. So I am going to just write little short stories and see what happens, I am going to give the first draft of my client's manuscript to them today and also I am going to write up my questions…

Exciting News!!!!!

Hey guys!
Today I will be sharing some very exciting news! I just received an email from the assistant of C.J. Redwine and I will be doing a blog interview with her here. So keep your eyes peeled for my interview with her! This is my very first blog interview with an author so I am very excited and i hope you guys like it so i can do more of these in the future!!!!

Thanks.
Delaney MacDonald

Epic Reads Reading Decathlon

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Hey guys!
Today I will be sharing with you something called the Epic Reads Reading Decathlon.
So if you do not know what Epic Reads it (I would be surprised) then I will tell you.
Epic Reads is a division of HarperCollins that deals with YA books. They have a YouTube Channel which is great (I highly suggest going back and watching the old Tea Times) They also have their website which is really cool and they update regularly. You can just go to google and type in Epic Reads and it should show up. THEY ARE AMAZING!!!!!!!!! But so back to the Decathlon. So they tweeted just a little while ago about something called the Reading Decathlon. So in ten days, you try to read ten books. I would like to participate in this book. Here is the photo that they posted on twitter.
I hope that you guys are participating!
So here are the books that I will try to be reading for the reading decathlon.  But since I only have like 4 books left on my TBR I will just put on 6 rereads on this list that I just …

5 Anticipated YA Books of Fall 2016

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Hey guys!
Today I will be sharing with you 5 highly-anticipated books of Fall 2016.

1. Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas (Publication Date: September 6th, 2016)
Image Found Here: https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51FEhUEvwLL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg This is the next installment in the Throne of Glass series and I am so ready for it. All of those books are amazing and I can't wait to get my hands on this next one! If you would like to see my reviews for other books by Sarah J. Maas then click the link for the corresponding book below. The Assassin's Blade Throne of Glass Crown of Midnight < Unfortunately I cannot find the review for this if I ever did one Heir of Fire < Unfortunately I cannot find the review for this if I ever did one Queen of Shadows < YAY I actually have a review up for this one!
2. Heartless by Marissa Meyer (Publication Date: November 8th, 2016) Image Found Here: https://d2arxad8u2l0g7.cloudfront.net/books/1452662521l/18584855.jpg Th…

My Fellow Blogger Friend!

Hey guys I just want to show you that I have this friend that also has a blog. She talks about movies, video games, and of course BOOKS! I urge you to go check out her blog! The link is here > whattoreadwriteseeanddo.blogspot.com You guys should really check her out, I have mentioned her a couple of times on this blog, we have done collabs together, she was the other side of the writing competition (which was great, thank you guys so much!) So you guys should really check her out!

Again the link is embedded HERE

Bye!!

Thank you!
Delaney M.

Currently Reading/Reading Update

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Hey Guys!
Today I will be showing you guys what I am currently reading and doing a little bit of a reading update.

So without further a- do (is that the saying???)
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Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder!!!!!


Okay so I have been reading this book for SOOOOO long!!! It is so annoying because I love this book! It is such a good book, I just haven't been reading! I am in a total reading slump, I don't even have more than 100 pages left there is only like 50 I am just not reading it and I am so annoyed!!!! But it is a great book! I do really love it and I have been waiting for this book for so long!
Hope you liked this insight and my rant. I just had to let that out! 
Thanks, Delaney M.

5 Super Cool Stuff for Book Lovers!

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Hey guys,
Today I will be doing a fun post where I show you guys some stuff that I think is super clever and cool that all book lovers will enjoy!

1. The FingerPrint Bookmark!

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2. "Talkative Bookmark" Image Found Here: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/da/2c/0e/da2c0e4e8d9d69f9bd80bf631bd32095.jpg I saw this on Pinterest and I just thought that these were neat.
3. Book Tent Image found here: http://www.toxel.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/fieldcandy14.jpg Whoa! Something other than a bookmark! This is just something really cool that would be great for camping and reading and you would definitely be the only one out with one!
4. MacBook Book Case Image Found Here:https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41c1…

Books That I Want For My Birthday

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Hey guys!
So my birthday is coming up in about a week!
YAYAY!!!
So I thought that I would put up a fun little post of some books that I have been meaning to get and I hope to get for my b-day.I would be happy to get just two of these books so I hope that I do. These are just the books that I have been meaning to get and since my birthday is coming up, I am hoping to get these book or some money for me to get these books!!!!!!
There my be quite a few books on this list so I definitely do not expect ALL of these books but I really do hope I get at least two of these books and I will be...

So here are the books that I am hoping to get!

1. And I Darken by Kiersten White
Image Found Here: http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1449153532l/27190613.jpg I have heard really good reviews for this book and it seems like something that I would thoroughly enjoy. So yes, I am hoping for this novel.

2. Rebel Springs by Morgan Rhodes
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The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine Review

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Hey guys!
Today I will be reviewing The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine. But bear with me, you guys, I read this book a while ago so this will not be a very detailed review, and it may not be totally true, I guess is a word I could use. Just saying, this review may be tinted by the fact that it has been many days since I have read the book and I have read other books since.
So let's get onto the review!

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Let me just start by saying that I LOVE the artistry of this book. The cover is beautiful and it has a great texture with not RAISED font but it is cut out as if there is an actual apple on the page and it has been carved. The inner pages are beautiful as you can see in the photo above, the spine of the book is beautiful and the even the back is amazing. And that is the only reason why I bought this book. I went into this book blind, meaning that I had no i…

The Warrior Heir by Cinda Williams Chima Review

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Hey guys,
Today I will be reviewing The Warrior Heir by Cinda Williams Chima  Image found here:http://www.cindachima.com/Warrior_Heir/warrior%20heir%20cover%20full.jpg
This book was very good! I read it within the span of one day and I thought that it was well done. Chime definitely took a topic that seemed really intricate and complicated and really put her ideas well down on the paper so that it was easy to understand but still interesting. I thought that the characters were interesting and they had some very real relationships. Chima's writing gave me a clear image of the setting and the events occurring throughout the book. It seemed to drag a little, but then again it didn't, those little dragging parts of the story turned out to have a significant impact on the outcome of the story, hiding tidbits of information that will be needed later in the story. I did think that the story was well executed and it kept interesting throughout the story. There were so many twists and …

Vacation Reads

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Hey, guys!
Today I am leaving for vacation and I would like to share with you guys what I will be hopefully reading when I am away!

I have a total of 7 books that I would like to share with you guys and I hope that I get a chance to read them all because a lot of these books are ones that have been on my TBR for a very long time and I am ashamed to say that I haven't read them. The good thing though is that these are the very last books that I have that I have not read yet so fingers crossed.

1. Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton
Image Found Here: http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1412206608l/20911450.jpg This is one of the books that I am definitely going to try to get to because it has been on my shelf for a while and I think that it is a book that I will really enjoy!
2. A COURT OF MIST AND FURY BY SARAH J. MAAS Image Found Here:http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1452783825l/17927395.jpg Yes, you guys I am ashamed to say that I have yet to read this book, just because it is so long and I haven&#…