Thursday, 28 May 2015

Review: The One - Kiera Cass



Title: The One
Written by: Kiera Cass
Published by: Harper Collins
Edition: Kindle
Pages: 323
Purchase from: Amazon  |  Book Depository


The Selection changed the lives of thirty-five girls forever. Now, only one will claim Prince Maxon’s heart…

For the four girls who remain at the palace, the friendships they’ve formed, rivalries they’ve struggled with and dangers they’ve faced have bound them to each other for the rest of their lives.
Now, the time has come for one winner to be chosen.
America never dreamed she would find herself anywhere close to the crown – or to Prince Maxon’s heart. But as the competition approaches its end and the threats outside the palace walls grow more vicious, America realises just how much she stands to lose – and how hard she’ll have to fight for the future she wants. 





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Sunday, 24 May 2015

The Elite


Written by: Kiera Cass
Published by: Harper Collins
Edition: Kindle
Pages: 336
Purchase from: Amazon  |  Book Depository

The Selection gets fierce as rivals stake their claim on the prince.Six girls, one life-changing prize…
America Singer will leave her pre-destined life for a world of glamour and luxury, if she wins…
But surviving The Selection is tough. Rivals are battling to become Prince Maxon’s bride as the threat of rebel violence just beyond the palace walls escalates into war. Only six girls are left and sworn friendships are tested to breaking point. America’s feelings for Maxon grow stronger, but she suspects darker mysteries in his royal past. With exlover Aspen waiting for her in the shadows, where do her loyalties truly lie?






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Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Top 5 Wednesday

May 13th

Top 5 Summer Covers

This Wednesday in Top 5 We are disussing the Top 5 book covers that remind you of summer. So here are my gorgeous top 5 summer covers:

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Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Steelheart

Written by: Brandon Sanderson
Published by: Gollancz
Pages: 384
Purchase from: Amazon  |  Book Depository
Ten Years ago, Calamity Came. It was a burst in he sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. But Epics are no friend to man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his will.

Nobody fights the Epics...nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them. 

And David wants in. He wants Steelheart - the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David's father. For years, like the Reckoners, David's been studying, and planning - and he has something they need. Not an object, but an experience. He's seen Steelheart bleed. And he wants revenge. 



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Thursday, 7 May 2015

The Selection

Written by: Kiera Cass
Published by: Harper Collins
Edition: Kindle
Pages: 339
Purchase from: Amazon  |  Book Depository
For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels. To live in a palace and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon.
But for America Singer, being Selected is a nightmare. It means turning her back on her secret love with Aspen, who is a caste below her. Leaving her home to enter a fierce competition for a crown she doesn't want. Living in a palace that is constantly threatened by violent rebel attacks.
Then America meets Prince Maxon. Gradually, she starts to question all the plans she's made for herself—and realizes that the life she's always dreamed of may not compare to a future she never imagined.


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Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Top 5 Wednesday

May 6th

Top 5 Books I'd want to see as TV Shows

So it has been a long since I did a Top 5 Wednesday and I thought what better way to start again with this brilliant topic. Today it is all about the top 5 books that you would want to see as a Television Series and I for one found it extremely hard to narrow down my choices. But I did it, finally, and here they all are:

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Sunday, 3 May 2015

Tape

Written by: Steven Camden
Published by: Harper Collins
Edition: Kindle
Pages: 352
Purchase from: Amazon  |  Book Depository

In 2013, Amelia moves in with her grandmother after losing her parents. There, she finds a tape in the spare room. A tape with a boy's voice on it - a voice she can't quite hear, but which seems to be speaking to her. 

Back in 1993, Ryan records a diary on an old tape. He talks about his mother's death and about his love for a new girl he just saw who doesnt even know he exits.

Ameliah and Ryan are connected by more than just a tape.
This is their story.

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Saturday, 2 May 2015

Love, Rosie

Written by: Cecelia Ahern
Published by: Hachette Books
Edition: Kindle
Pages: 448
Purchase from: Amazon  |  Book Depository

What happens when two people who are meant to be together can't seem to get it right?

Rosie and Alex are destined for each other, and everyone seems to know it but them. Best friends since childhood, they are separated as teenagers when Alex and his family relocate from Dublin to Boston.

Like two ships always passing in the night, Rosie and Alex stay friends, and though years pass, the two remain firmly attached via emails and letters. Heartbroken, they learn to live without each other. But destiny is a funny thing, and in this novel o f several missed opportunities, Rosie and Alex learn that fate isn't quite done with them yet.



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