Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Spider and the Stone: A Novel of Scotland's Black Douglas by Glen Craney

I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

You may know by now that besides fantasy I love love love historical fiction and Scotland! And when these two combine I get sooo happy!! 😍So, when I was asked to read this book I couldn't possibly say no!

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Blogmas - What I Eat In A Day!

This time of year it is really easy to indulge in everything sweet and savory! I love watching "What I Eat In A Day" videos or blog posts because they motivate me to stay healthy and I get some cooking ideas!

This is something new to my blog so if you like such posts tell me in the comments!

Friday, December 9, 2016

Blogmas - Doon #4 - Forever Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

Forever Doon is the fourth and last book of the Doon series by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon. This review contain spoilers for its prequels so make sure to read them and my reviews before reading this one!

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Blogmas - 5 ways to get into the Christmas Spirit!

Hey guys!
Sometimes this time of year is also the busiest and many times you would feel like the days flow by and you don't get to enjoy the holiday season as you would want to. Here is a guide with 5 ways to get into the Christmas spirit without even leaving your home!

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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

Hello everyone! This is my third blogmas post and it's time for a new book review! Probably it was one of my most anticipated reads for this year (along with Lady Midnight, A Court Of Mist And Fury and Empire Of Storms!).
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series, and the first one to be presented on stage instead of the big screen.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Blogmas - Holiday Bucket List

Welcome to the first blog post for Blogmas! One of my favorite things is planning! And an other one is writing (obviously 😋)! So you could easily guess that I love creating any kind of lists!
With the holiday season just around the corner it is time to think about all those things that you love doing these days or the ones you want to accomplish in order to have the best time possible! 

Monday, December 5, 2016

Blogmas 2016!

Hello guys! Happy December!⛄ Winter is here already and Christmas is sooo near!! 

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Cousin's War #5 - The White Princess by Philippa Gregory

The White Queen is the fifth book in The Cousins' War series or The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels as newly listed, as of August 2016, by Philippa Gregory.

You don't need to read the rest of the books before reading The White Princess but I would recommend it if you want to know the background before this novel. 

Friday, November 11, 2016

Doon #3 - Shades of Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

Shades of Doon is the third book in the Doon series written by the amazing duo of Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon. Make sure to read Doon and Destined For Doon and then return here to discuss the third one together!

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Throne of Glass #3 - Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas

Guess what! Another Sarah J. Maas book review!
I kind of marathoned her books this year so be sure that there are more of her books coming soon! Be sure to read her previous books and my reviews here before reading about Heir Of Fire

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Throne of Glass #0 Prequel - The Assassin's Blade by Sarah J. Maas

I am obsessed with Sarah J. Maas' writing! Every book of hers becomes one of my favorite reads! This one is a prequel to The Throne Of Glass series and consists of five stories following Celaena back in the days where she was an assassin in the keep along with Arobynn, Sam and more amazing characters! 

Monday, October 24, 2016

A Court of Thorns and Roses #2 - A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

This book!!!!! OMG!!! 😍😍

This is the second book of the book series 'A Court of Thorns and Roses' by the amazing author Sarah J. Maas! Please make sure to read the first book and my review here before going on!

Friday, October 14, 2016

Welcome Fall!!

Welcome Fall!!

Summer is officially over but that doesn’t mean that fun days are over too! You can definitely have fun in October! The weather may be a bit cooler (here in Greece at least, as well as most countries in the northern hemisphere!) but it’s time to get cozy and enjoy the changes of nature!

Below are some simple ways to became fall-inspired

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Throne of Glass #2 - Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

Crown of Midnight is the second book in the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas. Make sure to read Throne of Glass (and my review here) before going on! Even if I feel that I am the last one still reading this series!
This book is full of action and mystery and death!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Doon #2 - Destined for Doon by Carey Corp and lorie Langdon

Destined for Doon!
After reading this book I am 100% sure for one thing! I am destined for Doon too! Make sure to read Doon first before reading this review! Destined for Doon is the second book in the Doon series, written by the two amazing authors Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon.I really enjoyed the first book (read my review here) and number two was way better!!!! 

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The 5th Wave #2 - The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

I read this book some months ago and it was about time to share my thoughts with you after all this time!! It is the second book of The 5th Wave trilogy by Rick Yancey.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Divergent #2 - Insurgent by Veronica Roth book and movie review!

Hey guys! It's been ages... I know!! 
So I come back to you with Insurgent! It's the second book of Divergent series by Veronica Roth! Do not read this review if you haven't read Divergent yet! (Seriously now, is there anyone?)

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

A Court of Thorns and Roses (ACOTAR #1) by Sarah J. Maas

Just one word!! WOW!  
I don't know why I hadn't read this book earlier! But good news are that the second book was published some days ago and my copy is on its way to my hands!!

Monday, April 18, 2016

Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

Lady Midnight is the first book of The Dark Artifices trilogy in the shadowhunter world. It follows the events of the City of Heavenly Fire five years later, and the main characters are Emma Carstairs, and the Blackthorn family. (Be careful! This review contains spoilers of The mortal Instruments finale.)

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy part 2 (6-10)

The Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy are a collection of short stories written by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson and Robin Wasserman. 
Part 2 is about tales no 6-10.
Do not read this review if you haven't yet read The Mortal Instrument and The Infernal Devices as it is impossible to avoid spoilers for these two series!

Monday, March 21, 2016

Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy part1 (tales 1-5)

The Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy are a collection of short stories written by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson and Robin Wasserman.
Do not read this review if you haven't yet read The Mortal Instrument and The Infernal Devices as it is impossible to avoid spoilers for these two series!

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Let's talk about Passenger by Alexandra Bracken!! (spoiler-free!) It it the first book of a duology and got published in January of 2016.

How would you react if in one night your whole world changed? Because that is what happened to Etta Spencer when she woke up in a pirate ship in the middle of the Atlantic in 1776!!

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Hey guys!

So today I will share my thoughts on Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard! (Don't worry it is a spoiler-free review!)

Sunday, February 14, 2016

My Top 5 Book Couples!

Hey guys!!! Happy Valentine's Day!!!

Since love is in the air today I would like to present my top 5 book couples!!! Because love in books is equally beautiful!!!

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Mortal Instruments #6 - City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

Hey guys!!!

This is the sixth and last book of The Mortal Instrument Series! I felt so happy for concluding the series but I need more! I am so excited and ready for Lady Midnight, which comes out next month!! I have already pre-ordered it and I would lie if I told you that I don't envy all those who have already taken their copies!!! 

I would like to warn you that if you haven't read yet the previous books of the series as well as  Clockwork princess you shouldn't read this review as it was inevitable  without spoiling the previous books!! You could check my other reviews on the Book Reviews Bar above!

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey Book and Movie Review (spoiler-free)

Last month  I decided to read The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey before the movie was out.
An alien mother-ship has appeared on Earth's sky and aliens are wiping out humans in waves.

Wave...........................Lights Out

Wave..........................Surf's Up



They are among us...the Others.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Cousins' War Books 1-4 by Philippa Gregory books and series review!

Hey guys!!

 This is a post about the books that I've read by Philippa Gregory! First of all, let me tell you that she is one of my favorite authors as I am a huge fan of historical fiction and I love her writing style! I started this series back in 2014 and I read the fourth book this month. When I like a series very much I keep on stalling reading the sequels... crazy right? Definitely one of my bookish goals for 2016 is to finish the series I have started reading!!

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder is the first book I read for 2016! Well that was a great start! 

Greek edition

This is the first book out of four books (6 if you count the two novellas) from the Lunar Chronicles Series written by Marissa Meyer! All of them are retelling of famous fairytales, Cinder being a retelling of Cinderella. I really love fairytales and I wanted to start reading the series but didn't expect to like it that much!

Queen Levana
 Cinder is a mechanic and a cyborg, which means she has robot parts due to a surgery she had in order to survive from an accident she has no memories of. Neither her life before it! She lives in New Beijing which is the futuristic Beijing after World War IV. Though the war is over many years now a new threat is on the horizon. Her city as well as the whole planet deals with a deadly disease called letumosis and the evil Queen of Luna from the moon threatens to start a new war. Prince Kai has to make the wisest choice for the good of his people. This book is full of secrets and twists that makes it a really interesting retelling! 

Prince Kai

I really liked Prince Kai. He is not a distant ruler and he really cares about his people. He could even sacrifice himself in order to save them.  It was a challenge imagining him being Asian as the most of the books I've read take place in the USA. But I really liked that because I also love Chinese ancient history and tradition.

Cinder is a fierce cyborg! Even if she is supposed to be a low-class citizen and a property of her step-mother, that doesn't stop her for trying to help her step-sister Peony and find the truth. The attraction between her and Prince Kai comes so natural! Even though she obviously have feelings for him she knows that this could be impossible! There are so many things dividing them! Well, that's a real relationship struggle!! Also isn't it so cool to be able to stream the news and download whatever you want directly in your mind? 

It was a quick and fun read and the ending was really good! I was glad to finally start this series and can't wait to continue with the sequels and see what's going to happen to both of them and Queen Levana.

I rated this book with 4 out of 5 stars!

Pictures of characters are from The Lunar Chronicles Wiki

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

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Hey guys! 

This book was a surprise to me! I didn't expect to like it as much as I did!! I read it during Christmas holidays, ideal time for some snow!!

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Infernal Devices #3 - Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare

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Hey guys!

 In 2015 I read 8 books by Cassandra Clare!  ( I haven't read City of Heavenly Fire yet!) What was I doing all those years???? She definitely became one of my favorite authors and I'm sooo excited about all the books that haven't been published yet! Also, in just a few days Shadowhunters premieres on tv  and I can't wait no more!