Shadow and Bone by: Leigh Bardugo Book Review!

Yo! I’m alive and still kickin’ fellas!

I’ve been very very busy with school stuffs! Senior High made my life busy nowadays and I’m not complaining at all. Well… maybe sometimes but Senior High is fun and I hope it will continue until the end of the school year. πŸ™‚

So, let’s go back to the main topic for this post and start the book review!

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Author: Leigh Bardugo

Pages: 327 pages

Publication:Β  May 7th 2013 by: Square Fish

Rating:

four

I’ve finished reading Shadow and Bone within the month of May. Probably, within the last two weeks of my summer. I’ve been procrastinating to read this book since last year because I knew that I might get hooked by the series. I was still in the middle of my Throne of Glass series hungover when I decided to grab this book. I was really having a hard time concentrating on the books that I’ve read before Shadow and Bone and it was so frustrating! It was kinda hard to recover from the Throne of Glass series. Even in my dreams Aelin Galathynius would still haunt me. But what got me to push through the book was its mysterious setting and these hard words to pronounce.The first sentence of the book brought me back to the world of Harry Potter. Seriously, I’m not kidding. The book gave me some Harry Potter feels but the book is unique in its own way. The terminologies, the places, the hierarchy was beautifully made.

In this story the world is composed of Β Humans and Grisha. Grisha are those people who possessed a supernatural power while humans well, they are just humans they don’t have any special abilities and that made them feel intimidated. The Grisha are divide into orders: Corporalki, Etherealki, and the Materialki. The names are so brilliant and hard to pronounce right? Which made this book awesome and interesting. Like where did just these names came from? How did the author came up with these stunningly insane ideas?! Anyway, let’s discuss more about the orders. The Corporalki are divided into two which are the Healers and the Heartenders. Corporalki can be also called as The Order of the Living and The Dead. We can also say that the Corporalki is the highest order of Grisha aside from the Darkling of course. The Darkling is like the king of the Grisha and it seems like the Darkling is the villain of this story which is kinda sad for me. Etherealki, this order is composed of Inferni, Squallers, and Tidemakers. They can be called as The Order of Summoners. Yup, that’s right they can summon fire, air, and, water. Then there was this girl who was discovered by accident that she can summon a light. She was called as the Sun Summoner and she’s considered as a special summoner. She caught the attention of the Darkling and boom the adventure began. Lastly, the Materialki which is composed of the Durasts and Alkemi and they can be called as The Order of Fabrikators.

You see, the hierarchy of the story will really get you and the magical setting too. The story would not be that wonderful without its interesting love affair right? So don’t worry the love affair in this book is not that confusing and heart breaking. Well at least for me I guess, compared to the series I’ve read before Shadow and Bone. But still it was enough to give me some feels. So out of 5 stars I rate this book with 4 stars. The book was interesting, fast paced, magical, and a lot more. But I’m still searching for some factor that will really leave a mark inside my head, heart, and probably my soul. (HAHAHA!) So 4 stars for now.

I’m currently reading the second book which is The Siege and Storm and I’m reading it in a slow manner. Good heavens, I’m so busy with school stuffs that even my time for reading was consumed. I’m doing my best to finish the book within this month though. My Preliminary Exams is fast approaching. *crosses my fingers*

Wish me luck fellas! That’s it for this book review! Hope, to make a book talk about this series when I finished reading them all. πŸ™‚ Don’t forget to leave your thoughts down below.

See ya’ll soon.

-Shawna πŸ™‚

Senior High!

Hello folks!

This is not going to be book related but this is going to be about my experiences during the first two days of my senior high school life. Yes, that is right SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL life.

It is getting real fellas!

During the past few months I can’t help myself to think about Senior High. I can’t help myself Β to ask lots of question to myself and to be curious. I was so excited and nervous. Why I’m acting like this? It’s just senior high not a big deal. Well, it’s a big deal for me because I’m moving into a university and to a new environment. My last school was not that populated but a university? Dear heavens it’s going to be different!

Everytime I woke up in the morning the first thought that will always bugged me was this. SENIOR HIGH. Always senior high. I’m so excited for new opportunities, possibilities, and of course to meet some new awesome and loving friends. I have lots of expectations but sometimes I need my expectations to calm down cause it’s going to get crazy if my expectations will not be met. I’m also scared it can’t be helped. Scared for the new challenges and trials, scared of other personalities that I might not get into, scared of judgmental people, scared of prejudice, and a lot more.

But I need to pull that away cause it’s going to bring me down and I don’t like that. I have goals and dreams that I need to achieve for my future so I must be always optimistic even though there are some negative thoughts and doubts surrounding me. I need to be strong and brave to face these challenges and trials. I need to be an open minded person and always see the positive side of the person that I will meet. I can’t handle this own my own I knew that. So I always seek God for guidance and help so that I will not be lost and I will be always strong and I will survive senior high. Of course there are my supportive parents who are always there for me whenever I have problems and gives me words of wisdom all the time. I’m so thankful to have them.

So during summer I’m always in contact with my friends who are going to the same university. We shared goals, expectations, and fears. It was comforting to know that I’m not the only person who felt this way. I always look for an update about the senior high school department in our university Facebook page and when my friend told me that the senior high school department will have 45 sections and will have 1,800 students or should I say learners (in our university senior high students are not called students but learners instead awesome right?) I was mind blowned! 1,800?! THIS IS INSANE! It’s only the senior high school department and there are still the college students! It is so different from my last school! It is a university indeed. Through the insanity I was excited about the 1800 learners. Excited to meet them and to have some new friends and to observe the different personalities of these people. I’ve already met some of them on Facebook and Twitter and it was cool.

Now, I know you’re wondering what happened to my first two days?

MY FIRST TWO DAYS WERE AMAZING, CRAZY, EXCITING, KINDA SCARY, THE BEST!

Before the first day I haven’t got enough sleep because of too much excitement and nervousness. My mind won’t shut at all my mind always gave me a lots of thoughts that sent butterflies fluttering in my stomach. Yes, senior high gave me the butterflies.

Even though I haven’t got enough sleep it didn’t stop my energy from drooping. My excitement was more dominant it was crazzzzzy! So before I entered the university I waited for my friends so that we can go inside together but then again lots of things changed. I entered the university alone and I WAS SHOCKED TO SEE THE NUMBER OF LEARNERS! IT WAS SO OVERWHELMING! My heart was beating faster and I immediately grabbed my phone and called my friends cause I know I can’t survive this crowd alone. It was insane! I was thankful when I saw a girl seating alone and I got excited when she smiled at me. I smiled at her and approached her and so we became friends. I have a new friend! FINALLY! Then my friends arrived at last so I introduced them to my new friend it was fun and kinda nerve wracking.

The crowd was so unpredictable because I got to see some of my old classmates and some friends that I haven’t seen for a long time. We shrieked and hugged everytime we saw each other. It was overwhelming too. I missed them so much and after how many years who would have thought that we will be going in the same university? When we entered the meeting hall I almost froze. THE CROWD WAS SO BIG! It was so new to me ! Everything is so new to me. It was getting out of hand that kind of crowd was not my comfort zone. But I’m already there so I must face it! I was buzzing with excitement and nervousness. The excitement faltered a little bit when I was separated from my friends. The senior high department is composed of 45 sections so the odds are really not in my favor cause I don’t have some friends that I already know in my section and same goes for my friends. I really felt lonely and was so nervous to meet my new classmates and teacher.

New faces, new personalities, new adjustments it was tiring but I need to fight! I felt uncomfortable at first but I was still in the process of adjusting. Somehow I’ve already had a friend from my section phew! Our teacher discussed about the rules and we introduced ourselves. Now the most challenging part was during the lunch break. THE HALLWAYS WERE PACKED WITH LEARNERS! And of course it was noisy. The learners were very busy contacting their friends from the other sections so that they could eat together and I was one of those learners. I was having a hard time contacting my friends cause I can’t hear them when I called them cause it was so noisy! I got really nervous cause I really don’t like to end up alone. It was awful. In the end I saw my friend and then we ate our lunch together but somehow I was kinda sad cause I haven’t got the chance to see my other friends. I was so worried.

Thankfully, before the lunch break ended I saw my other friend and we talked it was great then I proceed to my classroom and somehow I was already comfortable. Kinda I guess but it was a progress. The rules of the university were strict but it was reasonable it’s for our sake after all. I was also glad that my adviser is such a joker and jolly. It took the tension of the classroom away. I know I’m such a lucky learner to have him as my adviser. With the academic stuffs I can already feel the pressure and I know that my efforts should be tripled by now cause senior high is going to get harder. After the discussions of rules the whole senior high department were gathered again in the meeting hall. There are some awesome presentations from the learners and teachers. It was so cool and amazing. I was mesmerized. I’m so thankful that I chose this university. No regrets at all just love!

So my first day ended with successfully. Even though I felt like I was in a roller coaster ride at least I somehow made some adjustments and new friend already. I was tired and sleepy but I’m already looking forward for the second day.

The second day gets even better my best friend because was finally present and somehow I’ve got to meet her friend too. It was awesome we were already a squad in instant. Second day was more exciting because it was a club fair day. So it was the time for me to choose what clubs I want to join. When our director announced the clubs Β I was so confused of what clubs that I will choose. We are only allowed to join 2 clubs and yet here I am wanting to join seven clubs all in all! HAHAHA! It was so insane I want to join the school paper, book club, faith club, photography club, debate club, poetry club, and SHS Knights. IT WAS CRAZZZZY!!! My heart was pounding with excitement with the options. I can’t believe it! My interests and hobbies are all here! I actually want to shout with excitement at that time.

I also made a new friend within my section and I’m so thankful for it too. She is so nice and kind. I hope to get to know her more. Aside from that the most exciting part of my second day was the time when we need to go to the booths of our chosen clubs and drop our names there. It was an adventure! I was nervous at first because I couldn’t find my squad in the crowd but with our awesome communication we found each other and there we find our club booths together and dropped our names. It was so cool because while we were searching for the booths we got to see some other friends and got to meet new friends. IT WAS SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS AWESOME! I can still feel the excitement right now. Ahhh! Help me I’m already loving that kind kind of activity.

IT. WAS. SO. FUN.

My second day ended successfully too and when I went home I can’t help myself from smiling and I was so excited to share my experiences to my mum.

By next week I will already have my regular classes and I know my adjustments will still be on going but I’m looking forward to it. I really need to cast this nervousness and negative things away cause without them I’m going to learn lots of things while I’m having fun!

Shout out to my old friends and new friends out there! I don’t know if you are reading this but thank you so much for being there and for being so friendly and for always stopping just to greet me.

Lyka, Rodrich, Gendy, Sofia, Prime, James, Ainel, Shoji, Ice, Vanessa, Jooyin, Yuki, Christine, Cris , and a lot more. (I’m sorry if I spelled some of your name incorrectly.)

AGAIN THANK YOU SO MUCH!

I also want to thank my teachers from my section. Thank you so much for being so jolly and for making some jokes. It really helped me to feel comfortable with the new environment. Thank you so much.

I also want to thank our director for always giving us pieces of advise and reminders about manners, the rules of the university, claygo, and a lot more. Thank you so much sir Ricci your words motivates me to do good.

AND HELLO! ST. MATEO RICCI! MY VERY OWN SECTION! I know I’m just silent and a very shy girl but when I’m already used with the environment. Believe me I will not stop talking! I HOPE TO GET TO KNOW ALL OF YOU SOME MORE! I’m sorry for not talking much yet but I will do my best next week!

I also thank my little sister for texting me and making me laugh when I’m nervous during the first two days your concern touched me. I was so shocked with your words though but thank you!

And lastly I want to thank my parents for allowing me to enter this university and for being always there willing to listen about my first two days. I can’t wait to share more experiences that I will encounter to both of you! Thank you so much ma and pa.

That’s it for this post! πŸ™‚

-Love, Shawna!

Since You’ve Been Gone by: Morgan Matson Book Review!

SINCE YOU’VEEEEEE BEEEEEEEN GONEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!

I CAAAAAAAAANNN BREATHEEEEEEE FOR THE FIRSSSTTT TIIIIME!!!!!!!!

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That…was…an…awful…singing…

I’m sorry guys but I can’t help to sing Kelly Clarksons’ Since You’ve Been Gone everytime I see or read this book.

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Hey you! πŸ˜€ Hello guys I am back! Two book reviews in one day this is sweet!

Anyway, I’ve finished Since You’ve Been Gone last Tuesday and it was clearly unexpected.

So without further rants, let’s start! πŸ™‚

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Author:Β Morgan Matson

Pages:Β 449 pages

Publication:Β May 6th 2014 by: Simon & Schuster

Rating:

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I’ve been waiting for a long time to read this book but I kept on hesitating to buy the book because I prefer to buy a series rather than a contemporary novel. So I read the book in epub form instead. I’ve read the first two chapters of the book about a week ago and then I stopped because I’ve concentrated reading Red Queen after that I took a break because good heavens Red Queen killed my feels. Anyway, when Tuesday came I was installing a game and while waiting I don’t have anything to do so I grabbed my phone and took a chance to read Since You’ve Been Gone. GUESS WHAT? I’ve finished the book in a day because it was so so so good.

I was drawn to this book because of its unique plot like what kind of best friend leaves you own your own without a word at all and then after how many days of searching, wondering, and emotional breakdowns you receive a letter from your best friend which composed of lists you need to do during summer. AMAZING RIGHT?

I can truly say that this book was not filled with cliche events I swear it doesn’t. I don’t know for you guys but every moment in this book was unique and inspiring. You’ll be truly lost in its story and you’ll never notice the time and how many pages are left to read. The events were perfectly matched and it everything made sense. In this book you’ll see how true friendship works and how to be brave and strong when facing your biggest fears in life. I highly recommend this book to you all guys. Please, you’ll get lots of realizations and moral lessons reading this book.

Family, Friendship, Love life? This book contains everything!

That’s it for this review guys and don’t forget to leave your thoughts down below! πŸ™‚

Til’ next time!

-Shawna πŸ˜€

Red Queen by: Victoria Aveyard Book Review!

Konnichiwa minna-sama!

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Hello guys!

I’m back and I’ve already finished Red Queen last Saturday and I’m here to share my book review. πŸ™‚

So without further ado, let’s start!

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Author:Β Victoria Aveyard

Pages: 383 pages

Publication:Β  February 10th 2015 by: HarperTeen

Rating:

four

After how many months of anticipation I’ve finally finished the first book of the trilogy. I was excited to read this book but within the first few chapters of the book I found it really really slow and kinda boring. I guess, I’m in the wrong timing to read the book because I’ve just finished reading the Throne of Glass series and I am still suffering from book hungover. I can’t also help myself from comparing the book to the Throne of Glass series. My bad actually and I’ve realized that the book is more into Dystopian theme than a Fantasy theme and I am currently taking a break from reading any Dystopian novels.

I almost stopped reading the book and decided to read the book in some other time but after those first few chapters a twist happened and that twist made me stay and made me continue to read the book. The first twist was shocking and good heavens I was amazed by the effect of that plot twist. It was clearly brilliant and unexpected in so many levels. I can’t stop myself from shrieking and making some weird noises. HAHAHA! I am clearly pumped up to finish the book and please save me everyone! Every chapter of this book was mind blowing (well, except for those first few chapters I guess) and I’m having trouble keeping my emotions steady. This book will truly test your patience and temper. I COULDN’T BREATHE! Don’t trust every chapter of the book guys cause you’re going to be crazy if you put so much trust! If you don’t want to get hurt it’s alright to be on guard while reading this book. Good gracious!

Don’t get me wrong guys this book is heart wrenching in a beautiful way and other than that THIS BOOK IS BRILLIANT SO SO BRILLIANT I MIGHT CRY!

It was actually my fault for reading this book during my Dystopian novels reading break and that explains my lack of interest during the first few chapters. I love Dystopian novels guys but I really really need to take a break because I’m getting used to it. Getting used to it means lack of excitement and you can mostly predict what happens next in the few chapters. Which makes it boring for me and making me hurl into a reading slump for months and it’s awful. Reading slumps are awful and that’s why I’m more into High Fantasy novels this year.

Anyway, the character were good and awesome but I couldn’t put my trust in them for now because they are so unpredictable. I’m sorry guys but I could not talk about the characters anymoreΒ cause there’s a tendency I might spoil some things and that would really really affect your excitement and your expectations for this book.

My advice?

TAKE. A. DEEP. DEEP. DEEP. BREATHE. AND. READ. THIS. BRILLIANT. BOOK!

and don’t forget to…

“Rise, Red as the dawn!”

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I hope you enjoyed this book review guys and don’t forget to leave your thoughts down below! πŸ™‚

See ya’ll soon!

-Shawna πŸ˜€

Pulling Myself Together

It’s been a long time people! Oh, how I miss making a blog post.

How are ya’ll doing these past months? Well, as for me I’ve fought lots of battles.

Consider this post as a diary as well cause I’m going to share to ya’ll my experiences so brace yourselves buckle up it’s going to be a long ride. Is it?

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As you all can remember my last post was posted in the month of January right? After that I disappeared. I even promised to make more posts but sadly I haven’t. When Christmas break ended I thought everything in school was going to calm down and I’ll have more time for my blog and for books but I forgot the fact that school will be ending soon. Ending soon means more projects not just projects but difficult projects, seatworks, quizzes, and exams thus, it was my last year as a Junior High School Student. Projects were given all together although, they have different deadlines of submission I still have lessons that I need to catch up. So I divided my time and sacrificed my blog again. It was awful but I cannot write anything on my blog because my brain was focused with school stuffs and it was hard to focus when I have lots of deadline to meet and I also need some time to sleep to have some energy for school.

I didn’t have enough time to read a book because I used the time to sleep instead. You remember my current read last January right? It was The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey. I haven’t finished the book yet because during those stressful days my reading slump visited me but I ordered The Throne of Glass series during my birthday and it arrived on the month of February. Then BOOM! I stopped reading the 5th Wave and indulged myself with The Throne of Glass series I was instantly hooked but I need to control myself from reading too much because my projects were still on going and my exams were fast approaching. The most challenging project that was given to me was my English research paper. I had fun doing the research but good heavens it was challenging and it mostly consumed my precious time. I’ve shed some tears because of that research paper agh! The pressure gosh it feels like I can’t breathe each day.

After I’ve finished some of my projects it feels like some weight was lifted upon me and my exams I can see the brightness that is waiting for me ahead. So, I eagerly finished my unfinished projects which includes my research paper. When I’ve submitted my English research paper I wanted to cry and scream cause finally, after how many weeks of agony and mixed emotions I’m free! So yeah, other projects were easy yet kinda nerve wracking but I still survived. After the projects, exams, seatworks, and quizzes I loosened myself and finally had the time to bond with my squad cause we’re going in different schools during our Senior Year. I’ve got to continue to read the Throne of Glass series as well.

Β I’ve fought lots of battles these past few months it was not just about my studies but it was also about myself and I’m so thankful to have God, my family and friends. I was lost, frustrated, angry, bitter, and filled with negative things and yet they are the ones who filled me with love, motivation, and positive things. I was drowning so deep and yet they are the ones who pulled me and gave me strength to keep on living and to keep on working towards my goals. After the battles I’ve learned lots of realizations and I still have struggles but life isn’t life without struggles right?

So yeah, I’ll be a Senior High School student this coming school year and I’m officially enrolled in dream school so yay! I’m excited and yet I’m kinda scared but mostly excited with the new things and new opportunities that will be coming into my life. I know Senior Year will be more challenging and life is going to get harder but it’s up to me if I’m going to take those thingsΒ in positive or negative way right? Guess what, I’m done being a negative person it just hinders me towards my goals and keeps my life miserable. I’m done so so done with negative things and pessimistic people. It’s time for a change. I have goals and dreams and I don’t want those things to slip away. I’m going to fight for those things and be victorious in the end. I’m going to make my love ones proud and happy. I wanted to change the world the things around me but how can I change the world when I couldn’t change myself right? It’s time for a change indeed.

Thank you Lord, mum, dad, sister, friends for everything thank you so so much for everything. I am truly blessed to have you all in my life. I love you all so much.

I’m getting emotional right now phew! Anyway, it’s currently summer here in the Philippines so school is out and yasss! I’ve got more time to read and to make a blog post. I’ve already finished the Throne of Glass series and it was amazingly good! Can’t wait to talk about the series on my next blog post. I’m currently reading The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard just so you know. πŸ˜‰

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I’m currently into Fantasy books this year I took a break from Dystopian series cause it was giving me a reading slump. One fact though Dystopian and Fantasy books are my favorite genres. πŸ™‚ Wait, I’m also reading Morgan Matson’s Since You’ve Been Gone by the way but in epub form. πŸ™‚

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That ends my post and I’ll see ya’ll next time guys!

-Shawna πŸ™‚

Desperate Reads!

Hey guys!

I’m back again and I’m so thankful to have some energy left to make this post!

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Anyway, We all have some books that we are so desperate to read right? Right. But for me it’s different. I’m desperate to read these books but I still can’t have them because I already have some plans.

But don’t worry I have plans to have these books soon!

Now, now everyone let’s start! πŸ™‚

The Legion Trilogy by: Kami Garcia

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I really want to read books with ghosts in it and I knew that this series would be perfect. When I’ve read the plot of the books I was hooked and when I watched the book trailers well I got excited and intrigued. I guess this series will freak me out and I really hope so because hello? Ghosts in the story? IT. MUST. BE. FREAKING. SCARY. Kami Garcia is one of my favorite authors since she wrote the Caster Chronicles together with Margaret Stohl (you know the Beautiful Creatures series). That means I have so much expectations with this series.

The third book of the series is not yet published but a lot of people says it will be published this year. (YES PLEASE! Cause I hate cliffhangers or emotional distress.)

Icons Duology by: Margaret Stohl

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Yep, still one of my favorite authors. Margaret Stohl wrote a dystopian series?! *mind blown* I love dystopian series and I love Margaret Stohl and I also love aliens! Holy alien babies everywhere!Β Well, I really couldn’t ask for more. My favorites are in this series and so why not grab both books immediately? Since it’s a freaking duology and it’s totally complete I’ve already decided about a minute ago that I should grab the books this year. Yeah, I should! NO. ONE. CAN. STOP. ME. Okay, I’m freaking out. *breathes heavily*

P.S. I guess I’ll beg for a third book as soon as I finish these two books.

Β That’s it for this post people but don’t worry I have lots of desperate reads and that means I’ll make a part two for this post this coming Saturday.

So stay tuned for that! πŸ™‚

I hope you enjoyed this post and don’t forget to leave your thoughts down below!

See ya’ll!

-Shawna πŸ˜€

Waiting On Wednesday! #3

Hey guys! πŸ™‚

I’m here again! YAY! *pats myself*

Anyway, today I’m going to have my third “Waiting On Wednesday” post.

WAY TO GO SHAWNA! *happy dance*

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So guys “Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly event hosted by Jill ofΒ Breaking The Spine.

New WoW

So without further rants, let’s start! πŸ™‚

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by:Β Pittacus Lore

7th book of Lorien Legacies Series

Publisher:Β HarperCollins

Publication Date: June 28, 2016

Pages: Not yet specified.

“The Mogadorian invasion has come to Earth, and they have all but won the battle for our planet. Their warships loom over our most populous citiesβ€”like New York City, Tokyo, Moscow, Beijing, and New Delhiβ€”and no army will risk making a move against them. The Garde are all that stand in their way . . . but they are no longer alone in this fight. Human teens from across the globe, like John Smith’s best friend, Sam Goode, have begun to develop Legacies of their own.

The Garde have always known there is power in numbers. If they can find these new allies and join forces with them, they just might be able to win this war. The time has come for the Garde to make their final stand.”

Yep, I should really read The Fate of Ten next month since I’ve been holding back to read the book as what I’ve said yesterday.

And… maybe… well, maybe the things that I’ve been expecting will happen in this book. Hopefully! *crosses my fingers*

So, that’s it for this post folks and I hope you enjoyed it!

Please don’t forget to leave your thoughts down below and I’ll see ya’ll!

-Shawna πŸ˜€

P.S. MY HEADACHE IS FREAKING KILLING ME!

Some Books I’ve Been Holding Back To Read!

Hey guys!

How are you all?

I actually didn’t go to school earlier because I was sick but now I’m totally freaking fine. I was actually tempted to make three posts today but I really need some rest.

But here I am right now facing my laptop and so pumped up to make a post!

Anyway, today I just want to share some books I’ve been holding back to read and you’ll know why later. πŸ™‚

So without further ado, Let’s start!

The Blood of Olympus by: Rick Riordan

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When I finished The House of Hades which is the fourth book of The Heroes of Olympus series, I was so desperate to read the fifth book but I still have to wait because it was not yet released. Then after few months of agony my mum bought me the book but I felt really weird. I started to read the book but I was afraid to finish it. I really didn’t want the series to end yet so I put it back and proceed to another series. I guess this year is the right time to read the book so that I could already read the Magnus Chase & the Gods of Asgard Series.

I’ll totally miss Percy and his squad but I wish they’ll have some appearances in this series.

The Fate of Ten by: Pittacus Lore

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HA! Don’t get me wrong guys I so want to read this book and I know this is not the last book of the series. It’s just that something happened in this book that I totally do not want because it’s so freaking ultra mega sad. Yes, I was spoiled *cries* but since the last book will be released this 28th of June it’s time for me to read this book and I bet I’ll cry reading this books. I do really need to prepare my feels ugh! Anyway, I still have my hopes up for the last book though. Maybe or maybe not.

Dangerous Creatures Series

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Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

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Uh huh… when I finished the Beautiful Creatures series I really had enough of Ethan and Lena. No, not really I still want to read about them but I was more into Ridley and Link’s life after the events. Thankfully, the authors made an another series which is now focused on Ridley & Link. I’ve been holding myself from reading the series because I already knew how the series will end and it is not what I have expected. I almost cried at the bookstore when I’ve read the last part of Dangerous Deception. Well, it was truly my fault for spoiling myself. tsk. tsk. Anyway, it’s time for me to deal with this series this year. I miss the world of Casters.

That’s it for this post folks and I do really need to sleep now!

I hope you enjoyed this post and don’t forget to leave your thoughts down below.

See ya’ll!

-Shawna πŸ˜€

Problems I Encounter When I’m Making A Blog Post!

Hey guys!

Yaaas, I’m still here! πŸ˜€

Well, school just started and I can already feel the pressured surroundings and I’m so bloody tired right now.

But it will never stop me to make a blog post for this day! As what I’ve said yesterday, I am not going to have three posts a day during weekdays but I’ll only haveΒ oneΒ post in a day instead. While during the weekends I’ll have two to three blog posts per day.

I hope you’ll all understand because school just started today and we will be soon bombarded with projects, exams, and quizzes.

So, as a book blogger or even if you’re not a book blogger as long as you’re a BLOGGER we encounter some problems when we’re making a blog post right?

So today I’m going to share mine!

So without further rants, Let’s start! πŸ™‚

1.) Running out of ideas.

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This my hatest problem when it comes to blogging. Especially, when I’m already facing the laptop and I stared at it dumbly because I don’t have any ideas what to post or to type.Thankfully, after a few hours of brainstorming an idea will pop in my head and it gets me excited because aside from getting in touch with my fellow book bloggers it’s good to share your ideas and opinions with other people.

2.) Crappy Internet Connection.

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It pissed me off when the internet connection went crappy. It’s so hard to upload any GIF’s or photos. Lots of error occurs which ruins my plans for my post. It’s also even hard to open my blogsite sometimes. Tsk. Tsk. It’s so freaking irritating.

3.) Distractions.

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HA! My distractions? 1.) Television 2.) Youtube and 3.) Instagram.

Well, they are called as blissful distractions. (HAHAHA!) Anyway, the point is instead of finishing the post fastly it gets delayed or worst I don’t finish making the post at all because I already fell asleep or I let myself engrossed with those wickedly blissful distractions.

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The most difficult question to answer aside from Math problems. I love reading and I also love book blogging and it’s so hard to choose between them especially when I’m loving the book that I’m currently reading.

5.) Time Management.

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It’s kinda hard to manage your time during school days but during school breaks and summer? Easy peasy. Cause school days means studying and exerting more of your energy for school stuffs. I do want to make lots of posts last year but school drained my energy and I just fell asleep while making a post. But this year as part of my Bookish New Year’s ResolutionΒ I’ll be more active on my blog and I’ll manage my time wisely.

Book Characters I’d Like To Cosplay!

Hey guys!

I’ve stopped reading The 5th Wave for awhile cause I’m itching to do this blog post.

So yeah, I’ve been a cosplayer before but I already stopped because I’m now more focused with reading and blogging.

Anyway, I still want to cosplay but this time it’s going to be different because instead of cosplaying an anime character, I’m going to cosplay my favorite characters from the books I love.

Well, it’s not like I’m going to present my favorite characters on stage but a photoshoot will do. Oh! I can also film a roleplay with my bookish friends and post it here!

(Honestly, I don’t have some bookish friends in person yet.)

#SOON

So guys!

Without further ado, Let’s start!

#1: Clary Fray

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The Mortal Instruments Series

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Photo from Pinterest.

Ohhh… so craving to cosplay Clary for a year already! I already own some of her outfit but I don’t have her boots and gloves yet. I also want to have a stele and some seraph blades to add in the kickass outfit but most of all I need to dye my hair like Clary’s hair and draw somes runes on my body so that I really do like a Shadowhunter or Clary.

#2: Hermione Granger

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Harry Potter Series

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Photo from Pinterest.

Who wouldn’t to cosplay Hermione or just dress up like a Hogwarts student right? I’ve been wanting to have the Hogwarts uniform since I was in sixth grade. HA! and now I still don’t have it. Scratch that though, maybe I’ll have it pretty pretty soon. Can’t wait to wear that awesome coat at school. Β That would be weird for some people but I don’t care.

*wink. wink.*

#3: Katy Swartz

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LUX Series

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Photo from Polyvore.

Yaaas! I really need the freaking shirt as soon as I can! This is the simplest outfit in this post right? Just that awesomesauce shirt, a pants, boots, and an obsidian necklace. I guess, I need to find an obsidian necklace. It’s an important accessory of Katy.

(That shirrrrrrrrrt!!!)

#4: America Singer

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The Selection Series

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Photo from Wikia.

Holy molies!

This is my most favorite gown that America Singer wore in the books. The gown is just simple but it is elegant. The rose thingy in the gown is completely attractive and other than black gowns I also love white gowns.

Man, I’d love to wear this gown in our senior’s ball soon and have a photoshoot after the ball. Mhmmm… sounds like a plan.

(Although, I was planning for a Victorian dress.)

#5: June Iparis

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Legend Trilogy

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Photo from Pinterest.

This outfit have some similarities with a Shadowhunter’s outfit but the difference is the military aura of the outfit. I was practically drooling when Marie Lu described June’s outfit in her books. It was so cool and I really want a military or punk outfit. I was already imagining myself with June’s outfit while reading the outfit and that’s the time I decided I’d cosplay her soon.

So that’s it for this post folks and I hope you enjoyed it! πŸ™‚

I might not post 3 time a day during weekdays because my class is going to resume tomorrow already. Yup, that’s right tomorrow. *cries*

Christmas break is over! I CAN’T WAIT FOR SUMMER!!!

But don’t worry folks I’ll post two or three times a day during the weekends. πŸ™‚

Don’t forget to leave your thoughts down below people and I’ll see ya’ll!

-Shawna πŸ˜€