Summary/ Short Description:
Charlie is a Freshman and while he’s not biggest the geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years, yet socially awkward, he is a wallflower, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it. Charlie is attempting to navigate his way through uncharted territory: the world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends; the world of sex, drugs and the rocky horror picture show, when all one requires is that perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite. But Charlie can’t stay on the sideline forever. Standing on the fringes of life offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor.
Another book that is totally out of my comfort zone. I must tell you though this book is so real. I mean you know that this can happen to anyone. One person might be actually undergoing this state right now. And that I totally relate to Charlie when you know he was just this person observing everything, give all the opportunity to others and not yourself. I totally know how that feels. However, this book made my brain go in circles that sometimes I had to go back another day (since the book is written in diary/letter form) just to fully understand what was happening. But I love how the book was written, due to the fact that it was unique. But this book just kept me going in circles with all what happened to Charlie. I still liked the book though. I didn’t love it but I liked it. So it was okay for me.
Review: 3.5 out of 5 :)
Hi guys. Here’s another book review from the Inheritance Cycle! Enjoy.
Summary/ Short Description:
Darkness falls… Swords clash… Evil reigns.
Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just saved the rebel state from destruction by the mighty forces of King Galbatorix, cruel ruler of the empire. Now Eragon must travel to Ellesméra, land of the elves, for further training in magic and swordsmanship, the vital skills of the Dragon Rider. It is the journey of a lifetime, filled with awe-inspiring new places and people, each day a fresh adventure. But chaos and betrayal plague him at every turn, and Eragon isn’t sure whom he can trust.
Meanwhile, his cousin Roran must fight a new battle back home in Carvahall- one that puts Eragon in even graver danger.
Will the king’s dark hand strangle all resistance? Eragon may not escape with even his life…
Hands down to Christopher Paolini for making another wonderful story for readers like me to read. As I keep on reading this series it keeps on drawing me further into it. This book just gave me another world to travel to. I mean seriously, who wouldn’t want to go to Ellesméra right? This book just added another place in my “must go to places” list. Oh and Eragon. The feels I just can’t even… Ugh. You know what friendzone is? Yep. Eragon is in that state. Poor him. Why go to Arya if I’m already here for him? Just kidding. *laughs* Kidding aside, this book was just fantastic. Except for that tiny teeny little ending he had in store for us. Was not actually expecting that. Totally did not expect that. But the three different person’s point of view worked for me. I mean it worked for me, I don’t know with you guys but I thought that it was a brilliant idea. So you know what’s happening in every angle in the story right? And it was written perfectly. That’s all I can say fir now.
Here’s my wonderful rating: 5 out of 5 ;)
Hi guys! I’m sorry that I didn’t post last week. I was just busy. Anyway here’s what I’ll give you today! :)
*Review of the book was already posted please look at the post before this*
Review of Movie:
Since this was a movie waaaaay back let me just say this. It was an amazing movie back at the time. Even my mom loved the movie and she rarely likes this kind of movies. But one thing about the movie was that it was just scattered. Events happening here and there until you get to the part when you’ll just think “Oh okay. We’re at this part already but what happened to this or that.” It was just out of the question on how they put it all together. I just can’t explain how I feel about this movie. It was great but you still think about how scattered it was. And let me tell you this, I’m not a girl who loves the events scattered. I like it just plain and simple and organized. But this, nope, just events were just everywhere.
Rating: 3 out of 5
Comparison to the Novel:
Now, this movie was just a disaster as a book adaptation. It was like throwing the book into little pieces. You know Percy Jackson the Movie? Yeah the adaptation was just like that. Horrible. Ugh it even gives me goosebumps just to think how horrible it was. A lot, let me tell you, A LOT was changed. It was like watching another story with the same characters. And that is a big no no when you talk about movies that adapted a book. I mean, sure some bits can be changed but not the whole storyline. This movie changed almost everything and I did not like it at all. While I was watching this movie for the second time (after reading the book), it was just too much for me to handle. But I needed to finish it just to review it. And it scarred me for life. Ugh. Just a disaster. So disappointing.
Happy Easter Sunday Everybody! Since it’s Easter Sunday I’ll be reviewing a book that has an egg in it as an easter egg treat for you all. And yes, as said in the title, it is Eragon from the Inheritance Cycle. Enjoy!
Summary/ Short Description:
One boy… One Dragon… A world of adventure.
When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself.
Overnight his simple life is shattered, and he is thrust into a perilous new world of destiny, magic, and power. With only an ancient sword and the advice of an old storyteller for guidance, Eragon and the fledgling dragon must navigate the dangerous terrain and dark enemies of an empire ruled by a king whose evil knows no bounds.
Can Eragon take up the mantle of the legendary Dragon Riders? The fate of the Empire may rest in his hands…
I’ve been dying to read this book ever since it came out. And sadly I just read it this month (thanks to my friend who lent his book to me). And after the long wait, it was worth it. I was back in my comfort zone to where magical creatures such as elves, dragons, magicians, dwarves and others were roaming the land. It was just heaven for me. And this book was so amazing. I really like how Christopher Paolini discussed the back story thoroughly and slowly in order for the reader to easily understand what was going on even though there were a lot that was going on through out this book. And Saphira? Ooh I just fell in love with her. I also just love how Christopher Paolini had an ancient language going on the story which makes it realistic. And the glossary at the end of the book was just so helpful. I love how he wrote Eragon. Eragon seriously acted like any farm boy who grew from the country. The way he acts, thinks and talks before Brom taught him anything lets you know that he grew up in the farm. I mean, all in all, the characters were written perfectly. Their story just made so much sense once you’ve read through the book. And how they were written was just fantastic as it made clear into my world on how they really look like. Ugh. There are just so many things that I love about this book. I just can’t say it all cause words are not enough how I love this book so much.
And as for my rating 5 out of 5 because it is so perfect.
Hi guys as promised this is the book review! :*
Summary/ Short Description:
The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered—fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she’s known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she and Tobias will find a simple new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and painful memories.
But Tris’s new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind. Old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless. Explosive new truths change the hearts of those she loves. And once again, Tris must battle to comprehend the complexities of human nature—and of herself—while facing impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice, and love.
Let me say one thing about this book, VERONICA ROTH HOW DARE YOU WRITE THAT ENDING! I AM SO DISAPPOINTED AT YOU! WHY MUST YOU DO THIS?! WHY?!?! Like seriously, what ending is that huh?! What you just thought that, oh people like the fourtris feels let me destroy it for you, is it like that huh? Okay. Sorry but I just hate the ending. I hate how she divided it in Tris’s POV and Tobias’s POV. I didn’t like it at all. For me, it didn’t actually work cause sometimes Tobias’s POV is boring or can be mixed up with Tris’s. And all the action that happened in Insurgent was just destroyed when it came to Allegiant. It’s just like the THG trilogy again. Catching Fire was amazing same as Insurgent then she gives us Mockingjay which was a horrible ending for the trilogy same with Allegiant. Yeah I guess they gave us the ending that we didn’t expect but come on can’t it be different? Like a little better? I seriously don’t know what to say more.
Anyway here’s my rating: 3.5 out of 5
Summary/ Short Description:
One choice can transform you-or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves–and herself–while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love. Tris’s initiation day should have been marked by celebration and victory with her chosen faction; instead, the day ended with unspeakable horrors. War now looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows. And in times of war, sides must be chosen, secrets will emerge, and choices will become even more irrevocable–and even more powerful. Transformed by her own decisions but also by haunting grief and guilt, radical new discoveries, and shifting relationships, Tris must fully embrace her Divergence, even if she does not know what she may lose by doing so.
Okay guys, this book is my most favorite among the trilogy. Why? This here has all the action. I mean, come on who wouldn’t love the second book with all that’s going on between factions. (I am so trying not to spoil anything.) And that thing about the factionless and Tobias, well that was something. And seeing someone from book 1 who you would think that had been miserable ever since that certain event, but nope he’s totally fine. But my oh so dear love, Uriah, I was like “It’s okay sweetie I’m still here”. Yeah well as if that would happen, I just love Uriah so much okay? Don’t judge. Anyway, that thing about Caleb just got up to my nerves, I totally hated him just because of that and yes, I still have a grudge about that. And so many more. I just love this book so much. Words just can’t explain how Veronica Roth delivered this book to me and how much it pierced my heart. However that ending on this book tho. I was like “I should really continue on and read the next book. It’s going to be in my to-do list.” And I literally wrote in my to-do list. If I can just describe this book in three words it would be: PHENOMENAL, AMAZING, MAGICAL.
And here’s my lovable rating: 5 out of 5
Comment down below on what book you guys want me to review next. :) Thanks for reading!
It has been a long time ever since I wrote a book review due to the business of school works that was to be passed day after day but since another term has ended I shall give you this review with regards to the movie that just came out. And yes, I have watched the movie and the review of that with comparisons to the book will be posted a little while. So here it is.
Summary/ Short Description:
In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue- Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen year olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is- she can’t have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.
During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles to determine who her friends really are- and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes infuriating boy fits into the life she has chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she’s kept hidden from everyone because she’s been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves… or it might destroy her.
So this book just blew my mind away. This gave me all the ‘Fourtris’ feels and that’s why I ship them so much!! Their cute little acts on how they show their emotions to each other, just so cute! And while I was reading this I kept on telling my friends to read it too! I just love the dystopian world and the dividing of people into factions. Some people keep on comparing this book to The Hunger Games but let me tell you this, they are two different books with two different stories I think people must stop comparing them I mean just because their both in dystopian worlds and their people are divided into factions/districts, they are different. This book tells you about the life of a girl who goes to live in an another faction and goes through initiation and learns a deep dark secret with regards to what she truly is. This will just certainly blow your mind and my love for this book is just so unexplainable.
My rating 100000 out of 5. Jk. 5 out of 5 :*>