Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag (But like the year is almost done Rendz???)

Greetings readers!

Yes, I’m doing the Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag two months before the end of the year.

Yup.

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Thank you to Mandy @ BookPrincessReviews for tagging me! Mandy is amazing and wonderful and has so many amazing posts and reviews that go up constantly! You should give her a visit and a follow and don’t forget to interact with her royal highness

Since this does have to do with the middle of the year, I’ll only count books I read from January to August of 2017!

1. BEST BOOK YOU’VE READ SO FAR IN 2017?

(Not counting my TLC reread….because it would be my #1 answer, always)

Oh gosh…hmm….The Star Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi was beautiful.

But I also read The Midnight Star by Marie Lu and Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo which actually broke me.

There is no single answer for this!

 

2. BEST SEQUEL OF 2017 SO FAR?

The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro. A little confusing at the end, but I really did enjoyed spending time with these characters again!

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3. NEW RELEASE YOU HAVEN’T READ YET, BUT WANT TO?

Literally everything….

Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh, The Sandcastle Empire by Kayla Olson and Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor are just some on my top list!

 

 

4. MOST ANTICIPATED RELEASE OF THE SECOND HALF OF 2017?

*Second half of 2017 being in progress*

It was Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas because CHAOL WESTFALL DESERVED HIS OWN BOOK!!!

BUT I HAVE BEEN WAITING AGES FOR NEW MARISSA MEYER….SO RENEGADES, TOPS ALL!

 

 

5. BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT?

Done Dirt Cheap by Sarah Nicole Lemon

I was just expecting so much more…..epicness, motorcycles, and drama. Instead I got some really anti-climatic, weird stuff that I was just not into! Full Review Here

6. BIGGEST SURPRISE?

Maud by Melanie Fishbane

I didn’t expect to enjoy this book as much as I did! It just gave me all the feels!!

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7. FAVOURITE NEW AUTHOR (DEBUT OR NEW TO YOU) ?

Debut: Stephanie Garber, Caraval (and I think most would agree) was amazing and I am dying for the sequel!

New to Me: Roshani Chokshi, She debuted in 2016, her novel The Star-Touched Queen and novella Death and Night blew me away earlier this year! I cannot wait to dive into her other works!

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8. NEWEST FICTIONAL CRUSH?

Amar (The Star Touched Queen) – Total hottie with a way with words. Swoon.

Lorcan (Empire of Storms)- Smol, angry bean but I love him.

9. NEWEST FAVOURITE CHARACTER?

Katharine and Arsinoe from Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

I love them both and I am so worried for them too! I haven’t read the sequel One Dark Throne but I am eagerly anticipating it!

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10. BOOK THAT MADE YOU CRY?

None yet! (But I did get a little emotional while rereading The Lunar Chronicles, the feels hit me hard)

11. BOOK THAT MADE YOU HAPPY?

My Lunar Chronicles reread of course! It was so much fun reliving the stories and spending time with my faves!

I plan on doing it again next summer!

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12. FAVOURITE BOOK TO MOVIE ADAPTATION YOU’VE SEEN THIS YEAR?

I have not seen any! I know there were a couple, but I haven’t seen them!

13. FAVOURITE REVIEW YOU’VE WRITTEN THIS YEAR?

Oh gosh, I don’t know. Hmmm…

I had a pretty fun time writing my Empire of Storms review, it is full of funny gifs and unpopular opinions *evil laughter*

On a more positive note: My sisters (Maz and Kez) and I buddy read Three Dark Crowns and we each have our own quirky reviews on here! Reading their reactions was pretty fun! (I’m still trying to convince them to do it again for book 2!)

My Review | Maz’s Review | Kez’s Review

14. MOST BEAUTIFUL BOOK YOU BOUGHT OR RECEIVED SO FAR THIS YEAR?

I bought Wires & Nerve by Marissa Meyer in January which I find just lovely, I may not have been a fan of the art at first, but now I love it! It really encompasses the quirkiness and total awesomeness that is this series!

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15. WHAT BOOKS DO YOU NEED TO READ BY THE END OF THE YEAR?

Literally everything.

*That’s not a good goal Rendz* Okay, fine.

Renegades by Marissa Meyer, Truthwitch by Susan Dennard (Maz will kill me if I don’t), Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh, Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo, THE SHADES OF MAGIC SERIES BY V.E. SCHWAB (Literally everyone will kill me if I don’t read these) and the list goes on….


I would tag people, but it is long past mid-year and I’m pretty sure everyone else actually did this tag on time!

Still, let me know what you think! What is your favourite read of the year so far? Any new favourite authors? What book are you still eagerly waiting for?

Happy reading!

~ Rendz

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Halloween Creatures Tag!

Greetings readers!

It is that time of year again! When the scariest movies are on TV and the Halloween Town theme song is on endless repeat in my head! It’s Halloween Season!!

I love Halloween. I loved dressing up as a kid (though I usually went as a witch or princess….one time as a cowgirl) But this is a great time for movies, even though personally I cannot do scary/thriller and I will never be able to do horror, I love kids Halloween movies! (The Kid in Rendz never died)!

Thank you so much to  Melting Pots and other Calamities for tagging me to do the Halloween Creatures Tag! Give my girl a visit and explore all the great posts, reviews and discussions she has going on! You’re in for such a great treat!


I do love me some mythical and eccentric creatures so this seems like a really fun tag!

Rules for the tag:

  •  Follow the Categories
  • You Must Be Honest
  • You Must Answer All Questions to the Best of Your Ability
  • You Must Tag At Least 3 People
  • Have Fun!
  • Credit Would be Greatly Appreciated! (credit goes to: Anthony @ Keep Reading Forward)

Witches : A book or character that is magical:

The Chronicles of Narnia! The books that first introduced me to magic and never let me go!

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Mummies : A book or character you can’t wrap your mind around:

Jonas from the Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Like I don’t hate him…but I also think he is a nuisance and needs to get his act together.

Vampires : A book, series, or author you can’t live without:

Marissa Meyer and The Lunar Chronicles

I would be living an unfulfilled life had I not read this series. Marissa Meyer is my queen, she gave me everything I ever wanted. Who would I be if I never met my husband Carswell Thorne??? Answer: No one. I would living incomplete. Thank the stars for the existence of this amazing author and these incredible books!

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Werewolves : A book best read in the middle of the night:

House of Ash by Hope Cook

This was a gothic and really dark read. Plus it gave me Monster House vibes which in my defense is kind of creepy movie to show kids (Oh Rendz, you soft, scardey cat)

Zombies : A book you picked up for the 2nd time/Continued after DNF’ing it:

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

What a foolish creature I was. I first tried to read this book back when I hated reading so I understand why I dropped it after a few pages. Thankfully, intelligent 12 year-old Rendz picked it up again, fell in love and I’m still endlessly waiting on the fifth book!

Ghosts : A book you easily predicted a twist or ending:

Warcross by Marie Lu

I absolutely adored this book, but I have to say that I did see the twist that came at the end. Although, the reason why it happened still shocked me.

Frankenstein : A book that truly shocked you:

Champion by Marie Lu

I’m never going to get over that ending. I am and always will be broken because of that ending.

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Skeletons : A book or character that chilled you to the bone:

The Commandant from An Ember in the Ashes Quartet by Sabaa Tahir

This lady is insanely frightening and I would never want to cross paths with her. She is crazy!

Ghouls : A book that left you hungry:

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

My mouth was literally salivating after the first couple of pages.

Goblins : A greedy character:

Kaz Brekker from Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Dirty Hands wants it all and he knows exactly how he is going to get it.

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Devil : A dark, evil character:

Levana from The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

Hated her with all my guts. She is literally responsible for the death of thousands and feels exactly zero remorse.

Grim Reaper : A character you loved/hated that died:

Sorscha from Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas

Sorscha was the first character in that series I really related to and I absolutely hate that her time was cut so short. I hate that she is just brushed under the carpet and in the next installments of the series she is nothing but an after thought. If she were still alive, I would demand/petition/riot for a book solely on her and her adventures. But no, she’s dead!

Scarecrow : A book or character that scares you:

Every horror book out there. Goodbye Mr. Stephen King.

The Monster Mash : Tag 3 or more people to do this tag:

Fire and Rain Books

Ryann the Reader

Darque Dreamer Reads

That’s all for me folks! Let me know what you think! What was your favourite Halloween costume ever? What is your favourite scary book/movie? (You know, so I can avoid it) What is your favourite Halloween creature?

Happy reading!

~ Rendz

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Unpopular Opinions Book Tag

Greetings Readers!

If there is one thing I love to do on my blog is spillllllllll my unpopular opinions. Things that I don’t find quite amazing that others fawn over, or things that I fawn over that others hate. It truly makes for some good drama and me?…Well I love me some drama!

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Huge thank yous to the following lovely bloggers for tagging me and giving me the opportunity to spill all my unpopular views of this bookish universe!

Melting Pots and other Calamities

IceBreaker649

Painfully Fictional

TheBookCorps

All of these bloggers are fabulous and have such incredible posts, reviews and discussions. You should give them all a visit and lose yourself in their amazing archives!

Let’s get started! *evil laughter*

A POPULAR BOOK OR BOOK SERIES THAT YOU DIDN’T LIKE

Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)

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Red Queen series by Victoria Aveyard

I thought the first book was amazing after having read it, but then I let it simmer and really…it wasn’t all that great. Then I read the sequel which was really boring and just a big nope. I never picked up the third one and now the fourth is coming…….I just don’t know if I will ever get back to that series.

A POPULAR BOOK OR BOOK SERIES THAT EVERYONE ELSE SEEMS TO HATE BUT YOU LOVE

Blood Red Road (Dust Lands, #1)

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Dust Land Trilogy by Moira Young

Maybe it’s not hate, but just a big dislike because of how the story is written. The author doesn’t use proper grammar or spelling to really emphasize the rustic-ness of characters. There isn’t even any punctuation really. This bothers a lot of people, but I loved it! I thought it was so cool!

AN OTP THAT YOU DON’T LIKE

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Rowan and Aelin a.k.a Rowaelin

I hate them both. Individually and as a couple. Their existence to me is unbearable but I have to bear it for all the secondary characters that I love. But I honestly don’t like these too, I do roll my eyes every time I scroll down Pinterest/Twitter/Tumblr and see something about them. I do not care for them at all. If either of them die…good.

*Did I take it too far*

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A POPULAR BOOK GENRE THAT YOU HARDLY REACH FOR

Thriller……………………….it’s cuz I’m a big scardy cat and I just can’t do the intense twist and brain melters! Also, horror because, again, tooooo scary!

A POPULAR/BELOVED CHARACTER THAT YOU DO NOT LIKE

Geez other than Rowan and Aelin?

Cal from the Red Queen series

I found him really boring, dry and just a big baby. No thanks, I liked Maven more and we all know how that turned out to be.

A POPULAR AUTHOR THAT YOU CAN’T SEEM TO GET INTO

John Green.

I never actually even read one of his books….I’ve never had the inclination to. I watched The Faults in Our Stars movie, but I still have no desire to read the book. I don’t even know what his new book with the turtles is about. Just nope.

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A POPULAR BOOK TROPE THAT YOU’RE TIRED OF SEEING

Love triangles need to stop. Just nope. Nope. Nope.

A POPULAR SERIES THAT YOU HAVE NO INTEREST IN READING

City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)

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City of Bones….and that entire series by Cassandra Clare. Even though I’ve read the first chapter of City of Bones, I never continued. There are way too many books in the Shadow Hunters world that I just will never have the inclination to start them now!

THE SAYING GOES “THE BOOK IS ALWAYS BETTER THAN THE MOVIE”, BUT WHAT MOVIE OR TV SHOW ADAPTATION DO YOU PREFER MORE THAN THE BOOK?

I actually don’t have an answer…

I haven’t read enough book to Movie/TV adaptations to judge. I’ve either read the book or haven’t watched the movie or vice versa! But like I’m pretty sure I like the Princess Diaries movies more than I would the books (If I were to ever read them)

I Tag…

Oh gosh, everyone has done this tag…but I’ll still tag a few of my new blogger friends! *no pressure to do it if you already have!*

Angelica @ DreamingofFiction

Taiwo @ StuffedShelves


Let me know what you think! Share any unpopular opinions with me? Share any opposing ones? What is your ultimate unpopular opinion?

Sorry if I like kind of trashed your fave book, series, author or OTP…..but this is my blog and opinions are mine! That being said I completely respect you if you disagree with me.

Happy reading!

~ Rendz

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The New Disney Princess Book Tag |In Which Rendz is Behind On All Her Tags…

Greetings readers!

You know what’s sad? That I’m just doing this tag now. I was tagged (the first time) to do this in May. May. From then on, I was tagged two more times! Like Rendz??? Get yourself together!!! But hello? There are so many tags and award posts out there and only one Rendz! How am I going to do it all?! *crumbles under pressure*

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I can DO IT! IT JUST MIGHT TAKE MONTHS!!! So if you tag me for stuff, I’m sorry if it takes like 6 months for me to do it…BUT I will do it!!


Anyways, enough ranting! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to the very BESTEST Mandy @ Book Princess Reviews! Co-creator of this tag and Blogger Princess extra-ordinaire! If you don’t follow Mandy, (which I’m pretty sure you do…) then you must bow down to her royal highness and seriously read her posts. They are fun, cheeky and full of magic! She is a huge Disney Princess fan as am I! (Hence this tag!)

ALSO HUGE THANK YOUS TO:

Lyndsey’s Book Blog  and Melting Pots and Other Calamities for tagging me ages ago as well!! (I’m sooo late, so sorry!) Both have such incredible blogs, with incredible posts and reviews!! Follow! Follow! Follow!

So I am extremely delighted that I get to take part in this amazing tag!! And just for the record, my favourite Disney Princess is Cinderella! *quizzical faces from the crowd* It’s true Cindy and I have a long  history and while she not be the most progressive or coolest princess out there, she is still my #1!

THE RULES

  • Mention where you saw the tag/thank whoever tagged you because that’s always good fun
  • Tag Book Princess Reviews and Zuky with our posts so we can check out the wonderful Princess fun throughout the blog world (Mine is this link and Zuky’s is here)
  • Play a game of tag at the end!

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SNOW WHITE

THIS BOOK (LIKE THE MOVIE) STARTED IT ALL

Favorite Debut Book From an Author 

Caraval by Stephanie Garber

I’m going to stick with a 2017 debut. This is one of the few debuts I have read from and this book took the YA World by storm earlier this year. With reason I believe. This book was magical, mysterious and very beautiful! I cannot wait for the sequel Legendary coming next year!

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CINDERELLA

A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH

Just Like Cinderella, You Either Didn’t Expect Much Out of This Character in the Beginning But Turned Out to Be a Total Gem 

Magnus Damora from the Falling Kingdoms series by Morgan Rhodes

What can I say? I hated his guts in Book 1 and 2. He grew a little on me in book 3. In Book 4 and 5 I completely adored him. He upped himself to book boyfriend status from being a no-status-guy and that my friends is a miracle. When I say I hated his guts, I hated his guts! And now look! I love (and am very worried) for his guts!

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AURORA

SLEEPING BEAUTY

A Book That Makes You Sleepy or Just Could Not Hold Your Attention

Julie of the Wolves (Julie of the Wolves, #1)

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Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

In my defense, I read this way, way, way, way back before I actually liked reading. And it did indeed put me to sleep. My sister woke me up after she noticed the book had fallen on my face. Perhaps I shall give this book another try one day because it is a true classic.

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ARIEL

UNDER THE SEA

A Book With a Water/Ocean Setting

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis

I think this is the only book I’ve read so far with a ship setting. Actually no, that’s a lie. I have read a pirate-y book before, but I didn’t like it so let’s stick to the classic Narnia. It’s my trademark guys!

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BELLE

BEAUTY AND THE BOOKS

Name a Book With the Best Bookworm/Book Lover

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Gosh why is this one so hard?? Gonna go with the obvious, Cath from Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. The only book by Rowell that I’ve read and I very much enjoyed! Cath is a super-duper book nerd and writes fanfiction so I think she most definitely counts XP

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JASMINE

THE THIEF AND THE PRINCESS

Name Book with an Unlikely Love Story (Either in Terms of Romance or a Book You Didn’t Expect to Love So Much)

The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

I honestly didn’t expect much from this book/series other than cheese and cliches. I was sooooooooooooooooo wrong. Immensely wrong. SO SO SO SO SO wrong!!!! I will always regret not picking it up sooner, but then again not regret it because I got to binge read them! Just a truly amazing series that is very close to my heart!

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POCAHONTAS

THE REAL LIFE PRINCESS

Name a Book that is Based on a Real Life Person You Want to Read/Have Read

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Maud by Melanie J. Fishbane

It’s a fictional, emphasis on the fictional, account of the teenage years of Lucy Maud Montgomery, the Canadian author of Anne of Green Gables. I really enjoyed this book and I was lucky enough to even win a signed finished copy! Super yay!

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MULAN

THE PRINCESS THAT SAVED HER COUNTRY

Name the Fiercest Heroine You Know

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Cinder & Co. from The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

FEMALE FIERCENESS TO THE MAX!!! AND CINDER ACTUALLY SAVES THE MOON AND THE EARTH!!! With the help of her uniquely fierce female cast (and male co-stars as well)! Cinder is the leader and the brains, Scarlet is the protector and muscle, Cress is the hacker and intelligence, Winter is the sweet talker and comforter, and out lovely Iko is team mascot, or in other words she gets the ball rolling!!

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TIANA

THE PRINCESS WITH THE COOLEST AND MOST DIVERSE CREW

Name a diverse book whether it is a diverse set of characters (like Tiana’s group of Naveen, Louis, Ray, and more) or just diverse in general

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Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo. My always, always answer! This motley bunch was so much fun to follow and you have all kinds of characters in here with of all backgrounds, identities, personalities. All things wonderful!!

 

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RAPUNZEL

LET YOUR LONGGGGGG HAIR DOWN

Name the Longest Book You’ve Ever Read

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Winter by Marissa Meyer

800 glorious pages….that if you want to know more…I rant about it in this post:
A Moment of Fangirling: Winter

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MERIDA

I DETERMINE MY OWN FATE

A Book Where There is No Love Story/Interest or Isn’t Needed

A Thousand Nights (A Thousand Nights, #1)

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A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston

There is no time for romance when your spinning stories to keep yourself alive!

ANNA/ELSA

FROZEN HEARTS

A Book in a Winter/Cold Setting

Oh my, oh my….

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I wonder….

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What I could possibly….

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Write about….?

Day 5 of #febbooksarelit is First Love (First Book You Fell in Love With)  I don't think anyone should be surprised when I say The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is my my first book love.  Well, it is.  It is also my first movie love, so it's a two in one special.  The magic of Narnia has touched me for life and there's no going back!  Hope you are all having a great day!  #bookstagram #books #narnia #thechroniclesofnarniathelionthewitchandthewardrobe #thelionthewitchandthewardrobe #cslewis #readingwithrendz #magicalstory #reader

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm……

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HOW FAR I’LL GO

A Character That Goes on a Journey

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Meira from the Snow Like Ashes trilogy by Sara Raasch

Meira definitely has her world turned upside down! From the beginning of the series she is put through so much and has to endure so many painful situations. The last book made me cry a little because *a thing happens* and I just could not! She is still one of my favourite characters and I hope to reread the series one day!


I Tag…

Really anybody who hasn’t done it yet! I’m so late with this tag! My newbie bloggers out there just joining the game! I tag you!!! Feel free to ping-back to me (or not) so I can see your answers!!

Let me know what you think! Who is your favourite Disney Princess? Your favourite Disney movie? What has Disney done for you in your life?

Happy reading!

~ Rendz

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The Happiness Tag

Greetings readers!

I was tagged by two lovely people for this wonderful tag! I feel like I am in the perfect mood to do this since I was down in the dumps earlier and I need some cheering up!

Thank you to..

Nadwa @ Painfully Fictional – Nadwa has great reviews, tags and other great posts all the time up on her blog, so you should definitely give her a visit!

Jeannie @ A Happy Clam – Another great blog with awesome posts, reviews and more!

Let’s get on to the HAPPY!

List Five Things That Make you Happy

1. BOOKS *shocker* Yes, books hence this blog, hence the bookstagram, hence the overflowing shelves in my room, hence the books I have hidden in various areas of my room so my family doesn’t think I have too many. Yeah…books.

Seriously though…reading books is the best escape and past time for me. I used to detest reading but now I cannot get enough of it!

2. Rewatching the Narnia movies *another shocker* It’s just the sense of nostalgia and comfort I get from revisiting a familiar world and story that I love! Plus, I have a competition with myself to see how many lines I have memorized (which is a lot).

3.  Sketching/Being Artsy – It has always been a passion of mine. Ever since I was a kid, I was an inventor. I wrote little stories then illustrated them. If I pictured a castle in my head, I built out of toilet paper rolls and scrap cardboard. If I wanted a toy car, I built that too with bottle caps for wheels.

I have about three sketchbooks. One filled with nonsensical drawings, one I used for school (far more professional) and one specifically for fan art (which if I ever finish one drawing, I will share with you!) And I have a binder full of drawings of forests and other enchanting things because I went through this everlasting magical forest phase!

4. Sitting on My Porch and Day Dreaming – This is done more often in the summer when it’s nice and hot, maybe a little breezy. But sometimes, I just like to sit and day dream. Not actually think about all the stressful things in my life, but think about stories, adventures, the good times I’ve had. I day dream far too much and too often. I can do it any where and I love it because that is where my stories come and characters I create tell me about themselves and I shovel out their secrets! It’s also where the sketches and fan art ideas come from!

5. Being Alive and Well – There is so much crap in this world, and people are suffering constantly. People are always fighting, whether it be for their lives, health or beliefs. I’m lucky to have been born in a free country, in a relatively chill neighbourhood (it has it’s share of dark times). I’m lucky to have a loving family, to be in good health and not having to live in constant fear or peril.

Life is most certainly not perfect for me, but it’s those good feeling moments that I cherish. Those moments when I lose myself in a book, those moments when I am revisiting my favourite fantasy world, those moments when I crease my brow to get those paint strokes right, those moments of contemplation on my porch.

Those moments when I remember; I am alive and well.

List Five Songs That Make You Happy

My music taste is literally all over the place. I like pop, hip hop, reggaeton, instrumentals even some rock and country. Literally I am all over the place!

So this list consists of some current and old songs that make me tingle! They give me giddy feels and I adore listening to them!

SOOO FREAKING BEAUTIFUL!

AGAIN SO FREAKING BEAUTIFUL

HOW CAN THIS NOT BE ON THE LIST!?!

OLD SCHOOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *little Rendz is swaying somewhere*

My current song on repeat!

I can keep the list going, but the tag asks for five so I won’t cheat! 😉

I Tag…

Let’s get the happy train going! Choo-choo*

Book Chanted Blog

The Book Goddess

The Clever Reader

This is a pretty old tag, so if you have done it before no need to do it again!

*That was such a bad joke, I’m sorry!


I would love to know what makes you all feel happy and giddy inside. Let’s veto “books” as an answer because I’m pretty sure we all know that!

Happy reading!

~ Rendz

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Unique Blogger Award Pt 2

Greetings readers!

I really am horrible person at keeping up with my tags and awards. I have a word document with a list of tags and awards posts I must get to. This particular award has been sitting on my document far too long and collecting way, way too much dust!

I have three lovely and amazing bloggers to thank for nominating me for this award.

Thank you to…

Shanah @ Bionic Bookworm Blog – A wonderful blog, full of amazing tags, reviews and discussions. Plus my fellow Canadian blogger *fist bump*

Olga’s Oddish Obsession – Great blog with a great writer behind it! You definitely must drop by this blog!

Kyera’s Library – Such a cool blog with so many fun posts and fandom related discussions! So much wonderfullness!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So thank you, thank you, and thank you to you all! I am so honoured to be recognized by these amazing bloggers and I hope you all drop by and give them a visit!

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Rules:

  • Share the link of the blogger who has shown love to you by nominating you.
  • Answer the questions.
  • In the spirit of sharing love and solidarity with our blogging family, nominate 8-13 people for the same award.
  • Ask them three questions.

Shanah’s Questions!

1. What do you like most about being a (book) blogger?

I love obsessing about books. It is one of my favourite things to do. Writing endless posts about my feels and overall attitudes towards books and all things fandom is one of the best feelings in the world. Plus, I have a whole community who actually fangirls/boys with me.

2. If you could only read one genre for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Fantasy. No hesitation. I’m always looking for a little magic in my life along with some grand adventure. The answer will always be fantasy.

3. What female or male character do you find most inspirational and why?

Hmmmm….this one is tough.

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I find Inej Ghafa pretty inspirational. Her life got turned upside down and she had to endure horrors that no person should have to endure. The fact that she can still go through her life everyday and continue to face dangers with hope and courage in her heart, that’s what I want. The courage to go forward despite the terrors of the past.

“You still may die in the Dregs.”
Inej’s dark eyes had glinted. “I may. But I’ll die on my feet with a knife in my hand.”
― Leigh BardugoSix of Crows

Olga’s Questions!

1. When it comes to books, what is your preferred genre and what in particular made you love it so much?

Fantasy!!!!!!!!
The magic, adventure, battles, mythical creatures!! I mean, what is not to love??

2. What career would you like to pursue in the future? Publisher? Author? Secret Ninja? Dancing Minnie Mouse at Disneyland?

What a haunting question. I have never truly known. Not even to this day. But I fantasize of signing books and meeting people who love what I write. So….I definitely want to be a secret Ninja!

3. Does it take you a while to type your reviews or other blog posts? Which, by far, has been your favorite book to review? Add a link!

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Once I get into the mood and in my zone it takes me 1/2 hour to an hour to write up a review. Depending on how much I want to rant or rave and how many times I have to keep heading back to my YouTube tab to change the song I am listening too.

Umm fave book to review…what a tough question!

Wires & Nerve by Marissa Meyer
This one has a funny story to go along with it, plus I adore everything TLC!

Kyera’s Questions!

1. What is your favourite book genre?

Guess. Take a gander!………………….It starts with an F…………………it ends with a Y………..I talk about it non-stop……………………………………………………………………*magic*

2. Would you rather always get to read new releases, but never keep them or never get to read new releases, but have as many books as you want?

Read new releases but not keep them! Hello, I want to read books! Plus, it’s basically the system of the library!

3. Have you ever gone to meet an author before (ie. book signing, book fest/con, etc)?

I am fortunate enough to live in a big city so author tours come up here sometimes. Not often, but sometimes. I have had the grand opportunity of meeting Morgan Rhodes, E.K. Johnston, Lauren Oliver, Kendare Blake, M.E. Girard, Veronica Roth, Kiersten White, Catherine Egan and my idol MARIE LU!(I also went to a Sarah J. Maas signing but eh, whatevs I didn’t actually meet her!)

I love to write about my embarrassing moments when meeting authors, so please check them out!

The Lady is A Champ Experience (Marie Lu, Morgan Rhodes, Kiersten White, Catherine Egan)

Teen Tour Experience (Lauren Oliver, Kendare Blake, M.E. Girard)

Veronica Roth Event 


I Nominate

I’m nominating a few new lovely bloggers I have had the chance of interacting with over this summer!

Darque Dreamer Reads

Bookchanted Blog

Keystroke Blog

InkGirlWords

My Questions:

  1. Quick Estimate! How many books are on your bookshelf? (Physically)
  2. Name one book that totally blew your mind! In what way?
  3. What really attracts you to read a book? A.K.A what is you hook-line-and-sinker?

Thank you again to all the lovely people that nominated me for this award! I love having such wonderful blogger friends!

I promise guys I will get better (and faster) at answering these tags and award posts!*

*Hopefully 😀

And since it was such a popular question today: What is your all-time favourite genre?!

Happy reading!

~ Rendz

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The Princess Bride Book Tag!

Greetings readers!

Ages ago, the lovely Mandy @ Book Princess Reviews  found the tag that was made for her! The Princess Bride Book Tag. I’m sure you all know Mandy. No doubt about it! But if you’re still wondering, click on the link! Now, Mandy is a huge, HUGE fan of the Princess Bride (book, movie and all!) so I am very excited to do this post for her!

WESTLEY: FAVORITE ROMANTIC HERO

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Carswell Thorne. Carswell Thorne. Carswell Thorne. Carswell Thorne. Carswell Thorne. Carswell Thorne. Carswell Thorne. Carswell Thorne. Carswell Thorne. Carswell Thorne.

PRINCESS BUTTERCUP: FAVORITE RAGS TO RICHES STORY

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The Lunar Chronicles! It’s not exactly the easiest journey to riches and definitely a heart-breaking one, but she does get there!

DREAD PIRATE ROBERTS: FAV BOOK WITH PIRATES OR ONE YOU WANT TO READ

Daughter of the Pirate King (Daughter of the Pirate King, #1)

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Mandy has sung endless praises about this book! I am so excited to read it. Pirate stories are a fad I want to get into!!

PRINCE HUMPERDINK: VILLAIN YOU LOVE TO HATE OR ONE THAT IS JUST FUNNY

I read this trilogy as borrowed books from the library, but when I saw the whole series on @bookoutlet I just had to get them!  The Snow Like Ashes series by @sara_raasch is definitely on my top fantasy series list!  The final paragraphs of Frost Like Night made me CRY!  That's a good sign!  What book has made you cry?  #youngadultbooks #summerreading #bookstagram #sararaasch #snowlikeashes #icelikefire #frostlikenight #reader #books #bookbuying #bookoutlethaul #epicreads

Angra! Ugh! I hated this guy sooooooooooooooooooooooo much! And what he does to Meira, Mather, Theron and the rest of the cast of characters just makes me so angry!!!!!!!

ROUS: BEST FANTASTICAL MONSTER

Dragons? Draaaaaaagggggggggooooooooonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnssss!!!!!!!!!!!!

AS YOU WISH: A BOOK WITH A SWEET ROMANCE

I see your singular sweet romance and you raise four (going on five) incredibly cute and feel-drowning romances!

MWARRIGE: NAME TWO BOOK CHARACTERS THAT YOU SHIP AND TWO THAT YOU DON’T

SHIP IT
Elias and Laia FOREVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also, CRESSWELL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

SKIP IT
Rowan and Aelin *gags* *vomits* *shivers* Can Celaena come back so Chaol and her can be a thing again? *dodges tomatoes*

FEZZICK, VEZZINI & MONTOYA: FAVORITE BOOK CRIME GROUP

Day 28 of #marchmonthofmythology is Perseus - Character who beat the odds  This is technically a post about characterS since I'm talking about Kaz and his crew!  Aka THE DREGS  One of the best and most dangerous group of fictional characters.  Whom I would love to hang out with.  But would probably die within the first five minutes.  The best 5 minutes of my life.  My point is that THEY BEAT THE ODDS.  And they did it... BRICK BY BRICK! *Dramatic exit*  @lbardugo  Who is your favourite Dreg?  #sixofcrows #crookedkingdom #leighbardugo #dregs #soc #ck #youngadultbooks #bookaddict #bookstagram #squad #nomournersnofunerals

The one and only true answer to this.

INIGO MONTOYA: BEST REVENGE STORY

Not your traditional revenge story, but still. Adelina wants her vengeance.

BOOK VS MOVIE: WHICH IS YOUR FAVOURITE? BOTH? WHY?

I know very few book to movie adaptations that pertain to me. And most of them I like. There is obviously the Narnia movies and books. I do love the first two movies and books equally (The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe & Prince Caspian) but I have to say that the Dawn Treader book is way better than the movie!

Really, I want all my books to be movies so I can watch and read them over and over again. But I don’t want Hollywood to ruin every book out there, so I’ll stick with my imagination.

I Tag…

Books and Readers

Journey Into Books

Too Much of A Book Nerd

The Book Raven


I hope you all enjoyed this tag! I know it had a lot of Lunar Chronicles answers, but I will be honest that was my goal! Answer everything with a TLC reference XD! Just kidding! Maybe next time though…..hehehehe!

Speaking of Princesses! Who is your favourite Princess? (Disney, not-Disney, Real & not-Real!)

Happy reading!

~ Rendz

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The Goodreads Tag

Greetings readers!

Ahhh Goodreads, we have become good friends over these past two years. It is literally the perfect tool for every bookworm and has helped me keep track of all my books–read and (mainly) unread! I can spend a lot of time on GR, just browsing! Browsing books, quotes, discussions, giveaways. It’s an addiction.

Bless the creators of Goodreads!

Alright that’s enough oogoling about GR!

Thank you to the lovely Nadwa @ PainfullyFictional for tagging me. If you all don’t follow Nadwa, I seriously recommend it! She has such wonderful reviews and also her blog is just really pretty to look at!

To the tag!


What Was The Last Book You Marked As Read?

Hinder by Kristin Ping

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Hinder by Kristin Ping

It was an interesting read to say the least. It included elemental magic (my favourite kind of magic) so I had a good time reading it! It didn’t come without its faults, though. It does have a gorgeous cover!

What Are You Currently Reading?

Sabriel (Abhorsen,  #1)

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Sabriel by Garth Nix

A classic(ish) fantasy that I’ve been meaning to get to for a while.

What Do You Plan To Read Next?

Bridges: A Daphne White Novel Truthwitch (The Witchlands, #1)

Bridges by Maria Murnane and/or Truthwitch by Susan Dennard. A review read and then a novel that has been pushed on me by my sister!

Do You Use The Star Rating System?

Yes, but I usually add .25, .5 , .75 because I like to complicate my life apparently.

Are You Doing A 2017 Reading Challenge?

I am on my personal GR account, not as Rendz! I planned on reading 60 and I have read 23 or 25 so far…its not exactly going as planned….

Do You Have A Wishlist?

No! I like to scroll through my TBR once in a while though and write down titles that catch my attention again, which then becomes a wishlist!

What Book Do You Plan On Buying Next?

Warcross by Marie Lu and Renegades by Marissa Meyer! I’m looking to pre-order them!! But if I make a trip to the bookstore before that, probably Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo!

Do You Have Any Favourite Quotes?

  • “Each day means a new twenty-four hours. Each day means everything’s possible again. You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time.”
    ― Marie LuLegend
  • “I know your soul. Everything else is just an ornament.”
    ― Roshani ChokshiThe Star-Touched Queen 
  • “Soon, the whole world would be searching for her–Linh Cinder.
    A deformed cyborg with a missing foot.
    A Lunar with a stolen identity.
    A mechanic with no one to run to, nowhere to go.
    But they will be looking for a ghost.”
    ― Marissa MeyerCinder

  • “Captain,” she murmured.
    “I think I’m in love with you.”
    An eyebrow shot up. She counted six beats of his heart before, suddenly, he laughed.
    “Don’t tell me it took you two whole days to realize that. I must be losing my touch.”
    ― Marissa MeyerCress

  • “The heart is an arrow. It demands aim to land true.”
    ― Leigh BardugoSix of Crows

  • “No mourners. No funerals. Among them, it passed for ‘good luck.”
    ― Leigh BardugoSix of Crows

I went a little overboard with the quotes, didn’t I! *shrugs* Oh well!

Who Are Your Favourite Authors?

Marissa Meyer (My Imperial Queen), Leigh Bardugo (My Witch-Queen), Marie Lu (My Idol), Marie Rutkoski (My Breath/Heart Steeler), Morgan Rhodes (My Multi-POV Mistress), Sabaa Tahir (My Lady of Killer/Huggable Characters) and Roshani Chokshi (My Goddess with Words).

Have You Joined Any Groups?

The YABookBloggers! An awesome group of bloggers with monthly group reads, discussions and buddy-reads!

I Tag…

*No pressure to re-do the tag!*

Reading to Escape

The Book Goddess

InkGirlWorlds


Alrighty! That’s it for me! Thanks again Nadwa for tagging me! I hope you all consider making a Goodreads account because it is honestly a life saver (when it comes to finding and saving books!!)

Happy reading!

~Rendz

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The Get to Know Me Tag

Greetings readers!

Ages ago, I was tagged by the lovely Angelica @ The Book Cover Girls to do this tag! Angelica has a really awesome blog (reviews in English and Spanish What???? I know!!! Soo cooool) I think you should all go over and visit, just click the link! Thank you, Angelica!

Alright people, I figured it is a good time to do this tag since my birthday was just under two weeks ago! So why not get to know me a little more, now that I am a year older!

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All About Me:

Name: Not Rendz (It’s a pseudonym I creating for the sole purpose of this blog)

Nicknames: Ummm….Rendz (sometimes spelled Rends) XD

Birthday: Earlier in July! I spent it doing nothing, but collected some more funds for books!!

Star Sign: Cancer

Occupation: Right now, I’m a summer-bum. Oh and I blog. Read. Get artsy at times!


Appearance:

Hair Colour: Dark Brown, with a red patch. (It’s literally a patch near my temple and it’s natural!)

Hair length: Half-way down my back (It’s curly-curly so it’s probably longer!)

Eye Colour: Dark brown. Not the intense blue from my grandfather *curses*

Best Feature: Oh geez. The first feature that popped up into my head is not one I want to share over the internet. SO let’s go with skin. I was lucky enough to go through my teens with very few blemishes.

Braces: Never had them. I was lucky enough to have straight enough teeth! They aren’t perfect, but good enough for me. Though I did sleep with a night-guard for a while.

Piercings: Just my ears. And they are not even. My grandmother did them for me when I was a baby, with…ummm…very traditional methods.

Tattoos: No. (My parents would kill me.) But I do want one. I often think about what I would get, but I don’t think I will actually ever do it! 1. Needles freak me out and 2. I’m far to indecisive to come up with a concrete design that will be on my body forever!

Right or Left: Right handed! I suck at writing with my left! I have tried to train myself many, many times.

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Firsts:

Holiday: I’ve never been on a real-real holiday. I’ve only ever gone back home to visit family in El Salvador, which is always fun and my aunts and uncles always take me to cool places. But I have never been a true tourist. I want to be a true tourist!

Best Friend: My first BFF was way back in the first grade. I feel really bad because I don’t remember too much about our time together, but I know we did everything together! She left our school the next year so I moved on to another friend and from then on we added a third person to our trinity. We were inseparable. I really miss those days!

Award: Growing up with two older sisters who had such great achievements in school, put on the pressure. I worked my absolute hardest in school and all the work paid off. I won leadership awards, many academic excellence awards, but my very first award was a Future Ace award for Co-operation. Baby Rendz was really proud of herself!

Sport: You grow up in a Hispanic family, you play soccer. You grow up in a school that holds regular floor hockey tournaments, you play floor hockey. I did both. And loved both! I haven’t played either in years –yeeeaaarrrssss — so if I play now, I would suck more than I did way back when! I did play ice hockey one year for my school. We were the first ever team and boy did we suck. I SUCKED. We scored one goal for the whole season! It was a rough season to say the least! XD

Concert: I would say that it was the Toronto Symphony Orchestra but that wouldn’t be exactly true because it’s not what I would consider a “concert”. However, I will be headed to a REAL concert later this summer! My sisters and I are going to see Daddy Yankee!! *screams*

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Favourites:

TV Shows: Once Upon A Time, Alone, America Ninja Warrior, Face-Off, a lot of “reality” TV (it is an addiction…) and yeah I don’t watch too much TV otherwise.

Colour: I have never had one favourite colour! It depends on my mood, but I usually tell people purple. Or rather Maroon.

Song: Again, I don’t think I have an absolute favourite  but Kelly Clarkson’s “Break Away” will always touch my soul deeply. Also “A Moment Like This”. Kills. Me. Every. Time.

Books: What a long list! Okay…let’s begin! The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lunar Chronicles, The Penderwicks, The Winner’s Trilogy, An Ember in the Ashes, Six of Crows, The Falling Kingdoms and the list goes on!

Shoes: Snuggley slippers. They are the only things I can (sort of) walk in!

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Currently:

Feeling: Slightly overwhelmed and tired. Thinking about the future does that.

Single or Taken: Real life Rendz is single, but Rendz-Rendz has quite a long list of lovers, boyfriends and husbands.*

*They may or may not be fictional.

Eating: Just had lunch. Pollo guïsado. Yum

Thinking about: The future as mentioned. Sometimes school is a stress-maker, even on vacation.

Watching: Nothing. Maybe I’ll watch a Disney movie later, to cheer myself up!

Wearing: Pyjamas!! (And it is the middle of the afternoon here!)

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Future:

(Oh look here we go again!)

Want Children: Yeah, but like not now or anytime soon. (Now if we are talking fictional children, I am a mother of many.)

Want to be married: Yeah! I mean I kind of want the “first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage” thing. But again: if we are talking fictionally, I am a wife of many!!!

Careers in mind: I really want to avoid this subject on every level. I am studying to teach languages, is it exactly what I want?I don’t know since I don’t know what I want in life. *If I ever write my books though, I’ll let you know XD*

Where you want to live: Geez, I want to go everywhere! I want to see every place! *Hence the “I wanna be a true tourist!”* But I’ll probably stay in Canada and settle myself in this city or another one, I don’t know!

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Do You Believe In:

God: Yup. I gotta keep the Big Man up to date with real life Rendz’s going-ons.

Miracles: To quote a song from the Prince of Egypt (aka the movie that Rendz is constantly quoting and singing) “There can be miraclessssssssssssssssssss!!!!!!!!! When you believeeeeeeeeee”

Ghosts: Yes/no. I’m not a true believer, but if put in a dark strange place I will scare myself into thinking there are ghosts!

Aliens: There’s gotta be something else out there guys. We can’t be the only ones!

Soul mates: Yes/no. I don’t know. I would like to think that there is one true person out there for me, but I get scared thinking about it too! Like, what if I accidentally end up picking the wrong person. It’s just scary to think about for me!

Heaven: That’s the goal.

Hell: Really want to avoid this place.

Kissing on the first date: No. Not enough “get to know you” time has passed. Even if the date went super awesome, it’s a no to the smooch for me.

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The END! Huzzahh! I hope I entertained you all with these little facts about me!

I Tag…

*Now pressure to re-do this tag*

May @ Forever and Everly

The Book Raven

Books, Coffee & Passion

Readers Rule


I hope you all enjoyed getting to know me a little bit more! It was a very fun tag to do and I hope you all laughed (even just a little bit)! Let me know if we share any common interest as I am always looking to fangirl!!

Happy reading!

~ Rendz

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Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag!

Greetings readers!

I’ve been pumping out reviews lately and while I still have a lot to get through, I’ve decided to have fun with some tags! I also noticed that this tag has a specific time to it (it being Mid-year hence JULY) so I thought it would be better to do it now, then in you know December (the end of the year!)

I would like to bestow my deepest appreciation to the one and only Book Princess Mandy for tagging me! If you don’t know Mandy, your missing out! Book Princess Reviews is a fabulous blog, with an even more fabulous person behind the scenes running it! So make sure to check it out!

Without further ado…let’s FREAK OUT!

1. BEST BOOK(S) YOU’VE READ IN 2017 SO FAR

 

Mandy is right! Who can only pick one best read?

2. BEST SEQUEL OF 2017 SO FAR

 

I don’t know if I get in trouble for showcasing sequels that were released in 2016, BUT I read them this year….so….yeah. These three sequels just drowned me in feels!

3. NEW RELEASE YOU HAVEN’T READ BUT WANT TO

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Lord, this is a list!!!!! But I’ll narrow it down to one! Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh has been on my TBR since before it even had a title/synopsis or anything! I want to read it so badly!!

4. MOST ANTICIPATED RELEASE OF THE SECOND HALF OF 2017

 

Can’t narrow this one down. THIS. IS. A. LIST. *waits impatiently for the fall to come around!*

5. BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT

Done Dirt Cheap

Done Dirt Cheap by Sarah Nicole Lemon. I was hoping for so much more from this one, but it was okay. Full Review Here.

6. BIGGEST SURPRISE?

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Maud by Melanie J. Fishbane! I didn’t realize how much I was actually going to like it until I finished it in practically one day!

7. FAVOURITE NEW AUTHOR (DEBUT OR NEW TO YOU) ?

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Roshani Chokshi (New to me) and Stephanie Garber (Debut) took me by storm in the beginning of the year! Both of them are absolutely fabulous! I cannot wait to read their future works!

8. NEWEST FICTIONAL CRUSH?

Amar (The Star-Touched Queen) *Heart eyes all around*

9. NEWEST FAVOURITE CHARACTER?

Geez…ummm

Maya (The Star-Touched Queen), Scarlett Dragna (Caraval), Arsinoe (Three Dark Crowns)

10. BOOK THAT MADE YOU CRY?

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I still get worked up about it!

11. BOOK THAT MADE YOU HAPPY?

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Iko for the win! And the rest of the Rampion crew too!

12. FAVOURITE BOOK TO MOVIE ADAPTATION YOU’VE SEEN THIS YEAR?

I haven’t seen any! There have been lots of YA adaptations lately but none for books I’ve read!

13. FAVOURITE REVIEW YOU’VE WRITTEN THIS YEAR?

The Midnight Star Review
Caraval Review
The Star-Touched Queen Review

14. MOST BEAUTIFUL BOOK YOU BOUGHT OR RECEIVED SO FAR THIS YEAR?

 

These are beauties!!!! And though I have yet to read Flame in the Mist I cannot deny the gorgeous cover!

15. WHAT BOOKS DO YOU NEED TO READ BY THE END OF THE YEAR?

 

Gosh, what don’t I need to read!

The Court of Thorns and Roses Trilogy by Sarah J. Maas

Spindle by E.K. Johnston

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard (Maz might kill me if I don’t read it soon.)

Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

Scion of the Fox by S.M. Beiko (This is an ARC so I have to get to it soon!!)

I Tag…

I feel like literally everyone has already done this tag!! So, I will not be tagging anyone myself, but if you are one of those people who hasn’t gotten the chance to do this awesome post consider yourself tagged!


Thanks for tuning in everyone! I would love to know what book has been on the top of your priority list for 2017! Have you read it yet? Was it everything you hoped for?

Happy reading!

~ Rendz

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