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The Red Queen Fanmade Playlist!

Happy Thursday everyone! Almost everyone knows that I have a tumblr, in which I create aesthetics about books, and amines. Today I’m doing something else. I created a playlist for one pf my favorite books, Red Queen. Before we get into that, let me explain what the playlist for a book is. 

A playlist for a book is like a fan made soundtrack that focuses on the mood/important events/characters. Red Queen is very dramatic, and dark, so the music I chose complied with those traits. This playlist is also public on spotify, so you can check it,and listen to it here.  

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Sooo if you heard my playlist what did you thinK of it? Did it fit in with Red Queens storyline or what? Was this a creative idea? Tell me!

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I’m Goodreads Book Tag // Get To Know My Reading Status 

I haven’t done a book tag in such a long time, so when Liesje @ A Thousand Lives tagged me to do the Goodreass Tag, I was more than happy to participate ( so thanks Liesje!).

My last read was As Red As Blood a translated book originally written by a German author called Salla Simuka. It was a great book providing a lot of suspense, and had a dark mood.


I’m currently finishing up a reread of All The Bright Places by Jenifer Niven

According to Goodreads I marked Roseblood by A.G Howard as my to-read. This was hyped a lot in the past few moths, and I can’t wait to get my own copy!
What book do you plan to read next?

I am planning to read Life of Pi by Yann Martel. I haven’t watched the movie, but I heard great things about this book. I really have high hopes!

Yes I do! I have thought of changing it, but stars were the easiest.


This is my second time doing one, and I’m doing about 100 books. I can’t really update it a lot because computer promblems. I am up to like 23 books.


Uh no. I don’t do those because my list will be HUGE!
What book do you plan on buying next?

I’m trying not to waste waste a lot of money on books, but I know for sure I’m getting Caraval for sure. This was also hyped a lot during these past few months.

This is really tough because I have quite a few. I like a lot of authors who write hardcore fantasy, like V.E Schwab, J.K Rowling, Reene Ahdieh (sorry if I spelled her name wrong). I also like sweet contemporary authors like Kasie West, Jennifer E. Smith, Jeniffer Niven.

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I have, but I’m not that active in it, except for maybe the Beat The Backlist challenge, and my book club. Yeah, now I see why I have no friends.


Fourteen, but with this upcoming months,  I know that it will increase.

I Tag 

Melanie @ Paperbackdarling

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Weekly Wrapup #4

Hello everyone, and happy Saturday!! I’m back form a week long unexpected hiatus. Life has just been getting in the way recently. Also, my PC broke down so I can draft, and write posts on my phone, and that’s really uncomfortable. So let’s get started with the weekly Wrapup! 

I got a package from Crown Publoshing, and it was the first book of this trilogy. As Red As Blood was an awesome book! I really enjoyed all the suspense, and the dark mood. More on that on a full review! 

I read a few books including Carry On by Rainbow Rowell and for sure there will be a review! I loved Baz Simon and everyone. 

That was it for my week. I will go back to my regular schedule for the week! 

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Spotlight Sunday #13

Welcome to Spotlight Sunday, a weekly meme hosted by me, and Closet Readers, in which we discuss a book that deserves to be well-known

This weeks featured book is: 

Title: Carry On

Author: Rainbow Rowell

Blurb (GR) : Simon Snow is the worst chosen one who’s ever been chosen
That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right. 
Half the time Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he sets something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there’s a magic-eating monster running around wearing Simon’s face. Baz would be having a field day with all this, if he were here – it’s their last year at Watford School of Magicks, and Simon’s infuriating nemesis didn’t even bother to show up. 
Carry On is a love letter to love stories and the power of words – to every ‘chosen one’ who ever had more on their mind than saving the world… 

Um… Why aren’t people reading this book and praising Rainbow Rowells beautiful writing?? There’s something wrong with this world. I really liked this book, and you can bet your books there will be a review soon. 

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Annoying Characteristics in Books, That Make Me Want To Chop Some Heads

Books are essentially a gift from the heavens. Buuut, sometimes the “gift” can be a pain in the butt. Here are some characteristics in books that get me pissed/annoyed/ and a whole bunch of other negative emotions.

1) Love Triangles

A love triangle really depends on how the author plans it out, and I only read one book that has a decent love triangle. That book is P.S I Still Like You by Jenny Han, and if you read my review you know that this book’s love triangle was well thought-out. However, most are horrible! 😦 I roll my eyes, each time I am introdeced to one because I can almost always tell who’s going to end up with who. The girl/boy starts acting dumb, because they’re “torn” over which on to choose over. And it get’s on my nerves! I’d wish the MC would pick someone, and get it over with, becuase there are more things to be worried about, than love.

2) People Trying To Be Funny

This is makes me cringe. The author tries too hard on a character too be funny. My reaction is: HAHAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAHAHAH no. This doesn’t really happen a lot in books, but sometimes there’s only that one character who just is not funny..

3) The “Emotionless” Boy/Girl

This is probably me, but in every book theres that one boy/girl who went through a hard past, and refuses to show their feelings. Those types tend to have black hair, and almost black eyes. At first, I was happy. I liked characters who had an air of mystery around them, and were not what they see. However, after a while they seemed a little repititive, and I can always tell the reason why they are so “emotionless”

4) Best Friend Falling In Love

I really hate this because it usually is played out like this

Boy: I’m in love with you

Girl: Oh too bad, I’m in love with this jock, who is really popular. Sorry

* things get akward afterward*

Girl: *sometime later* Sorry, but the dude who I was going out with is actually a jerk, I see our special connection blah, blah, blah

Boy: Although, it took you about 5 years to realize that I still will take you in, and love you, and other stuff blah, blah, blah

5) One-Cut Characters

By “one-cut” I mean characters that are one-sided and have no depth to them. Some authors don’t seem to get that a person could have a million sides to them. A mean girl can be a real nerd underneath. 


Sooo that was my list of annoying tropes. What’s yours? Can you relate to any of these? TELL ME 

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The Mini Review Files #2 // Young Adult Editon

Hello everyone, it’s been so long since I’ve done a review, but life has gotten in the way. Since I can’t find closure without doing a review for a book, but I have no time it’s easier doing a mini review! Today I’m reviewing about 3 books.

Title: The Fifth Petal

Author: Brunonia Barry

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Rating: 4 stars

Review: The Fifth Petal reached beyond my expectations. This was about a murder commited in Halloween night by Rose. A former scholar, but now Salems resident phsco. The murder also fueled open one other case. The murder of three young girls.

Rose was also there, along with a young girl named Cally. Rafferty, the towns police chief is the head of the case, and investigates it along with Cally. Secrets are uncovered, and Salem faces a new wave of magic never seen before…

The thing I thought was the best was the writing of the author. I couldn’t believe that this was only her second book! Next, I loved almost all the characters. They weren’t paper-cut thin, but rather had many sidea to them, and we’re all developed. Cally, was a great protagonist. Her character seemed the most realistic, considering the fact she witnessed her mothers death. I liked how rational, and smart she was. She reminded me of Heromione Granger. The plot was suspenseful and mysterious. This is defenitley not a light read, because there were a lot of details to take in. However, I recommend this book to everyone!!


Title: The Love That Split The World

Author: Emily Henry

Rating: 3.5 stars

Review: After reading The Fifth Petal reading this book seemed like a breeze. This book is about Natalie who’s originally Native American, but is adopted into a white family. She gets nightly visits from “Grandmother” who comforts her with meaningful stories. Then Grandmother leaves with an abrupt warning “three months too save him” not leaving any idea who “he” is.

Natalie as a character was a decent character. There were times when I connected with her, and sometimes I found her just plain annoying. She got on my nerves, because all she did was cry, and cry. However, at times I found Natalie helpful, kickass and even smart! It was plain obvious that “him” was Beau. Beau was perfect. Too perfect. I felt that Beau didn’t have a lot of side too him, and was just this perfect character. He was just so one cut it was a bit cringey.

The plot was interesting, but towards the end it got really confusing. I was at a loss of words for what happened towards the end. It was like a rush of things all jam packed into a few pages. Another thing was that the plot for  this book was really predicable. It doesn’t take a genius to figure out who “he” is, or who Grandmother is.

However, I wasn’t ready for the cliffhanger in the end. Did Natalie end up with Beau? Or did she die? I have a lot of questions.


Title: Bone Gap

Author: Laura Ruby

Rating: 4 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Review: Bone Gap was a wonderful story about a sleepy town in the countryside. Finns friend Roza goes missing, and he’s the only one who saw her get kidnapped. He’s the only one who continues looking, even though everyone else stopped.

First, I’d to talk about the plot. The ending was so confusing. It was just like The Love That Split The World but 2x more confusing. It was a series of events packed into 3 pages. The ending was also a bit too happy for my taste. It would’ve been alright if Roza died. There was also a lot of plot twists that I did not see coming.

The romance between Finn and Petey were so beautiful, and delicate I loved it! I really want to say hats off the author because the  romance was beautiful. I love the idea of 2 broken, and insecure people coming together to create a whole person.


That’s it for my reviews. Finally I reviewed these because I felt really bad for not reviewing as much.