Quote of the Day – January 13, 2020

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Friday Debate: Women and Fantasy

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Welcome to Friday Debate, a feature on cup of tea with that book, please, where every Friday a question will be posted that tantalize the brain and expands our horizons. For this week’s question:

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Announcing the Winners of the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards

After a month-long of voting, the moment has finally arrived! Here are the winners of the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards: Continue reading “Announcing the Winners of the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards”

Books to Read: September Edition

Looking for something else to read other than a scary book? From piracy to utopia worlds, these new releases will guarantee you exciting but spook-free October:

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Books to Read this Month: August Edition

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Excessive summer heat getting to you? Be safe and stay inside with a pleasurable activity that will certainly keep you cool and entertained! We’re almost halfway through the year and there are amazing books to still look out for: Continue reading “Books to Read this Month: August Edition”

Books to Read: May Edition

April showers bring May books! If you are looking for a new book to read this month, look no further. From fantasy worlds to World War II, here are some great books that will keep you entertained throughout the month:

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Quote of the Day – January 23, 2018

“I was burning through books every day – stories about people and places I’d never heard of. They were perhaps the only thing that kept me from teetering into utter despair.”

― Sarah J. Maas, A Court of Mist and Fury

Book Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

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Format:  Hardcover

Pages: 699 pages

Published: 2017

Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books

Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy

 

 

 

Synopsis:

Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s maneuverings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit—and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well. As war bears down upon them all, Feyre must decide who to trust amongst the dazzling and lethal High Lords—and hunt for allies in unexpected places.

I don’t know if I was so enamored with the series and failed to see the first two books’ flaws and faults but I feel that this was the weakest book of the entire series. I had a very difficult time to get through this one. Unlike the previous two, I neglected to feel that urge to continuously read and “never put it down”. I had to encourage myself (and combined with the fact that I didn’t want to carry around this heavy book anymore) to try to finish this book and I don’t think I should force myself to like a book.

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Goodreads 2015 Choice Award Winners

The votes are in! This past Monday Goodreads released the winners of the 2015 Best Books of the Year. There were some great nominees but of course only one can win each category. Here are the winners:

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And now without tearing each other apart, what do you think of the winners? Do you agree or disagree with the winners? Did you even agree with the nominees for this year?