Tuesday, October 30, 2018

October Wrap up - Book Haul & What to Expect Next Month

Dear reader, thanks for visiting my blog!

I have the feeling that I'm BACK. I read a lot of books this month and did some nice book tags. That was so much fun; to do something different. I liked it more than I thought!

I was just looking at my Goodreads Reading Challenge and I think I'm not going to make it, sadly. It would mean that I have to read 23 books in the next 2 months... I won't start reading short books just to make it, I really just want to stick to my TBR.

But, oh yeah... Reading is just about the fun, so I don't mind if I don't make it to 75 books. I'll try again next year :)

Have nice November, and remember; It's almost CHRISTMAS, YAY!


Saturday, October 27, 2018

Zombie Apocalypse Book Tag

Welcome, welcome!

I'm so happy to share this blogpost with you; The Zombie Apocalypse Book Tag. I've been excited to do this book tag for a very long time, but since Halloween is near and I'm in some Halloween vibes, I decided to do it today.

I will be going to the cinema at midnight to have a Horror Movie Marathon, all night long! I'm already in a spooky cheer and have been watching American Horror Story for a week straight. So yeah, I think this is one of my favorite book tags that I've done so far. I made the font myself and it was so much fun to select the books for this book tag.

I hope you enjoy!


Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Review: Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles, #3.5)

Author: Marissa Meyer
Started reading: October 17th 2018
Finished the book: October 22nd 2018
Pages: 222
Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction
Published: January 27th 2015
Source: Bought the book
Goodreads score: 4.02
My score:
In this stunning bridge book between Cress and Winter in the bestselling Lunar Chronicles, Queen Levana’s story is finally told.

Mirror, mirror on the wall,
Who is the fairest of them all?

Fans of the Lunar Chronicles know Queen Levana as a ruler who uses her “glamour” to gain power. But long before she crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress, Levana lived a very different story – a story that has never been told... until now.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Review: The Good Daughter (The Good Daughter #1)

Author: Karin Slaughter
Started reading: September 23rd 2018
Finished the book: October 17th 2018
Pages: 656
Genres: Mystery, Thriller
Published: August 8th 2017
Source: Bought the book
Goodreads score: 4.14
My score:
Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father—Pikeville's notorious defense attorney—devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night.

Twenty-eight years later, Charlotte has followed in her father's footsteps to become a lawyer herself—the ideal good daughter. But when violence comes to Pikeville again, and a shocking tragedy leaves the whole town traumatized, Charlotte is plunged into a nightmare. Not only is she the first witness on the scene, but it's a case that unleashes the terrible memories she's spent so long trying to suppress--because the shocking truth about the crime that destroyed her family nearly thirty years ago won't stay buried forever.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Review: The Spite Game

Author: Anna Snoekstra
Started reading: October 11th 2018
Finished the book: October 16th 2018
Pages: 320
Genres: Fiction, Psychological Thriller
To be Published: October 30th 2018
Source: Netgalley
Goodreads score: 3.59
My score:
Mercilessly bullied in high school, Ava knows she needs to put the past behind her and move on, but she can’t—not until she’s exacted precise, catastrophic revenge on the people who hurt her the most.

First, she watches Saanvi. Flawlessly chic and working hard at a top architectural firm, Saanvi has it all together on the surface. But everyone does bad things when they think no one is watching and Ava only wants what’s fair—to destroy Saanvi’s life the way her own was destroyed.
Next, she watches Cass. She’s there as Cass tries on wedding dresses, she’s there when Cass picks out a cake, she’s there when Cass betrays her fiancΓ©. She’s the reason Cass’s entire future comes crashing down.
Finally, Ava watches Mel. Mel was always the ringleader and if anyone has to pay, it’s her. But one tiny slipup and Ava realizes the truth: Mel knows she’s being watched, and she’s ready to play Ava’s games to the bitter end.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

The Nightmare Before Christmas Book Tag

Welcome, welcome.
I hope you're having a splendid Sunday. I'm going to be relaxing, blogging and reading while listening to music and drinking tea. I'm pretending it's Fall over here, even though the temperatures are more like Summer.

I was tagged by The Butterfly Reader to do The Nightmare Before Christmas Book Tag! Thanks so much for tagging me, and without further ado...

The Booktag! πŸ“‘

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Review: The Elemental Coven (Witch's Ambitions Trilogy #2)

Author: Kayla Krantz
Started reading: September 29th 2018
Finished the book: October 8th 2018
Pages: 348
Genres: Fantasy, Magic
Published: August 15th 2018
Source: Got a digital copy from the author
Goodreads score: Not enough ratings
My score:
With the Land of Five being systematically torn apart by war, Ignis witch, Lilith Lace, has a number of problems before her. Captured in the Battle of Ignis by The Elemental Coven, she must deal with the recent deaths of her loved ones as a prisoner of war. Mind torn between escaping and giving up completely, Lilith is presented with a new surprise—infamous rouge witch, Willow, is not only alive and well but has a larger role in Lilith’s childhood accident than she ever imagined.

Everything’s changing. Friends are becoming enemies and enemies are becoming friends. Will Lilith finally get to the bottom of her past among the ranks of The Elemental Coven or will they hurt her worse than anything she’s encountered so far?

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Unboxing: Celebrate Books Literatour Special

Yay! I can finally do another unboxing. I have been a Celebrate Books fan for a very long time. Sadly they launched their final box a while ago, but they luckily made a Literatour Special!
It's always such a treat to get a bookbox and be surprised by another book and a lot of cool goodies!
I'm a collector of bookmarks, and I always get new ones in the boxes. It's always nice to pick another favorite goodie for the boxes.

I can't wait to tell you more about this Literatour Special by Celebrate Books!

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Review: Snowhook

Author: Jo Storm
Started reading: September 20th 2018
Finished the book: September 29th 2018
Pages: 288
Genres: Teens, YA
Published: January 26th 2019
Source: Netgalley
Goodreads score: Not enough ratings
My score:
At first, when a massive ice storm traps fourteen-year-old Hannah and her family in a remote cabin, it feels like a game to practise the survival skills she's been learning. That all changes when an accident leaves her mother desperately low on insulin. With no power and no way to contact the outside world, Hannah steals away with the four family dogs tied to an old dog sled.

All she has to do is make it to the nearest cabin and find a working phone to save the day. But a wrong turn and worsening weather leave her in grave danger and saddled with an unexpected passenger. Hannah must use all her skills and resourcefulness to get help for her family — before they all freeze to death in the wilderness.