Weekly Book Memes

Top Ten Tuesday – Popular Books That Lived Up To The Hype!

Hi everyone!

I’m back again with a new Top Ten Tuesday! ! TTT has actually moved from The Broke and the Bookish now and is actually over at That Artsy Reader Girl so go and check out everyone’s posts over there!

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This week’s TTT is all about popular books! We all know that popular books can have a tendency to be over-hyped, but there are some books out there that deserve the hype they get – and these are some of my favourites!divider-2461548_1280

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

This book is absolutely wonderful. It was all I heard about in the months running up to it’s release earlier this year, and after reading it let me tell you it is so very worth it. The writing is everything and I adored it!
Review – BLOG TOUR: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi // Review

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Anticipated Releases

COVER REVEAL: What The Flower Says of Death by Danielle Koste!

Hi everyone!

I’m FINALLY back to posting as much as I can, and I’m back with a new post and it’s an exciting one! A cover reveal of a book I cannot WAIT to read!

Danielle wrote PULSE, one of the best books I’ve read that completely hooked me last year, and she’s back with her new one! I’m so excited to share the cover with you, let me tell you it is beautiful!

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What The Flower Says of Death

by Danielle Koste


Genre

     Paranormal, Romance

Preorders / Release

August 31st, 2018 / Sept 25th, 2018


Violet Holt has already met Death once.

After a failed suicide attempt, she finds herself dumped by her callous mother on the doorstep of her family’s desolate oceanside estate. With only the company of her estranged grandmother, comatose grandfather, and the monsters in her head, at least there was no one to interfere with her plans to try again on her eighteenth birthday.

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Monthly TBR

BookTubeAThon 2018 TBR!

Hi everyone!

I’m back with my BookTubeAThon 2018 TBR! I had SO much fun last year with the BTAT 17, and managed to read all of the books I set, and do the majority of the bookstagram and video challenges – it was one of the best weeks ever!

I’m so excited to once again be taking part in it this year, however due to having no wifi at home I probably won’t be able to take part in any of the booktube challenges *cries forever*. I still want to take part in the readathon though, so I will be doing as many of the bookstagram challenges and the reading challenges as I can fit around work!

Anyway let’s get into my TBR! There are so many amazing challenges this year, and I love them so let’s talk about it!

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Coin Toss Choice:

For this challenge Ariel wants us to let a coin decide what we read, which I think is so much fun! I picked two books, The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee and The Shock of the Fall, and then tossed a coin to decide which one and the winner was…

The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee!
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Reviews

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard // Review


Title: Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

Rating: ★★★★.5

Release: 12th January 2017

Synopsis: Young witches Safiya and Iseult have a habit of finding trouble. After clashing with a powerful Guildmaster and his ruthless Bloodwitch bodyguard, the friends are forced to flee their home. Safi must avoid capture at all costs as she’s a rare Truthwitch, able to discern truth from lies. Many would kill for her magic, so Safi must keep it hidden – lest she be used in the struggle between empires. And Iseult’s true powers are hidden even from herself. In a chance encounter at Court, Safi meets Prince Merik and makes him a reluctant ally. However, his help may not slow down the Bloodwitch now hot on the girls’ heels. All Safi and Iseult want is their freedom, but danger lies ahead. With war coming, treaties breaking and a magical contagion sweeping the land, the friends will have to fight emperors and mercenaries alike. For some will stop at nothing to get their hands on a Truthwitch.divider-2461548_1280Review:

Sometimes the truth can get you killed…

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Reviews

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris // Review


Title: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 11th January 2018

Synopsis: In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival – scratching numbers into his fellow victims’ arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust. Waiting in line to be tattooed, terrified and shaking, was a young girl. For Lale – a dandy, a jack-the-lad, a bit of a chancer – it was love at first sight. And he was determined not only to survive himself, but to ensure this woman, Gita, did, too. So begins one of the most life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable and human stories of the Holocaust: the love story of the tattooist of Auschwitz.divider-2461548_1280Review:

This book is a brutal and raw account of the horrors that went on in Auschwitz, but also focusing on the true kindness of the human spirit.

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Reviews

A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas // Review


Title: A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas

Rating: ★★★★

Release:  1st May 2018

Synopsis: Feyre, Rhys and their companions are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it a hard-earned reprieve. Yet even the festive atmosphere can’t keep the shadows of the past from looming. As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she finds that those dearest to her have more wounds than she anticipated – scars that will have a far-reaching impact on the future of their court.divider-2461548_1280Review:

The new novella is here, and provides some wonderful insight into the life of our favourite characters after the deadly events of ACOWAR.

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Book Tags

Chocolate Book Tag!

Hi everyone!

I’m back today with another tag – I’m sorry I haven’t posted much this week, something exciting is currently happening which I’ll tell you all soon I promise!

But today I’m back with a book tag, that my lovely Sarah from Book Hooked Nook tagged me in! Please go and check out her blog – it is wonderful! I’m so excited to do this tag, I mean it’s chocolate AND books – literally me???

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A book that covers a dark topic (abuse, domestic violence, rape, loneliness, bullying, death, etc)


Nevernight by Jay Kristoff has A LOT of murder and death involved in it! It’s a dark book at times, but SO unbelievably good!

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Reviews

BLOG TOUR: Splinter by Joshua Winning // Review


Title: Splinter by Joshua Winning

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 9th July 2018

Synopsis:The world is falling apart around Nicholas Hallow. Amid rumours that the Dark Prophets have returned, a deathly gloom pollutes England, unleashing a savage hoard of nightmare creatures. Fighting the tide of evil, Nicholas returns home to Cambridge, where an old ally helps him seek out the mysterious Skurkwife, who could help Nicholas stop Malika and the Prophets for good. Meanwhile, Sam Wilkins unites the Sentinels against the forces of darkness, but with Jessica’s sanity slipping, and Isabel suspicious of her shadowy past, it’s a battle that could cost the Sentinels everything.divider-2461548_1280Review:

The dramatic conclusion of the thrilling Sentinels series is finally here, and what a beauty it is.

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Reviews

Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff // Review

Title: Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 13th March 2018

Synopsis: Asha Grant came to Kerenza to escape her past. Too bad he just caught up with her. Asha survived BeiTech’s initial assault and has been working undercover with the hopelessly outmatched resistance ever since. The last thing she expected to worry about was her ex-boyfriend, Rhys Lindstrom who just landed planetside. Is he her way out – or guarantee she never gets off this frozen rock alive?

But Asha’s not the only one with problems. Her cousin Kady’s ragtag band of survivors are headed for Kerenza – without enough oxygen to last the journey. Oh, and there might be an insurrection brewing. With BeiTech hurrying to repair their damaged jump gate, and a mass extermination planned for the Kerenza civilians, only a miracle could save them now. And everyone knows that miracles are just statistical probabilities…right?divider-2461548_1280Review:

The thrilling conclusion to The Illuminae Files is here, it’s sure to leave you crying into your pillows in SO many ways.

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Book Tags

Avatar: The Last Airbender Book Tag!

Hi everyone!

I’m back with my second post on this wonderful Tuesday with a super exciting book tag! This tag was created by A Clockwork Reader and I saw it on Howling Libraries and thought it looked so fun!

I absolutely love Avatar, and I’ve never seen a tag like this before so I’m excited!
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Katara and Sokka:
Best Sibling Relationship

I really love Mirabella’s relationship towards her sisters in Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake! I know it’s not ideal obviously, but her love for them when they don’t feel the same is just so lovely.

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