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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Book Reviews

I have books that I have read and have not posted to my blog so here goes please see some books that I have read and recommend to all my fellow book lovers

Beautiful Chaos (Caster Chronicles, #3)Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

From Goodreads

Ethan Wate thought he was getting used to the strange, impossible events happening in Gatlin, his small Southern town. But now that Ethan and Lena have returned home, strange and impossible have taken on new meanings. Swarms of locusts, record-breaking heat, and devastating storms ravage Gatlin as Ethan and Lena struggle to understand the impact of Lena's Claiming. Even Lena's family of powerful Supernaturals is affected - and their abilities begin to dangerously misfire. As time passes, one question becomes clear: What - or who - will need to be sacrificed to save Gatlin?
For Ethan, the chaos is a frightening but welcome distraction. He's being haunted in his dreams again, but this time it isn't by Lena - and whatever is haunting him is following him out of his dreams and into his everyday life. Even worse, Ethan is gradually losing pieces of himself - forgetting names, phone numbers, even memories. He doesn't know why, and most days he's too afraid to ask.

Sometimes there isn't just one answer or one choice. Sometimes there's no going back. And this time there won't be a happy ending.

My review

I so loved this book!!! I have been waiting and waiting for this book to come out and finally got it and got to read it. Lena and Ethan love is so sweet and even thou it hurts him literlly to touch her Ethan does and when his town is changing and things are not the same the lubbers have destroyed the grass and everything green the heat is so bad nobody is feeling right. The Casters powers are outta wack Olivia is stuck in the tunnels because of what she has done. Marian is in trouble with the Order, Link is learning to be a Linkubus with the help of Macon back from the the dead. Amma has gone dark to where Ethan cannot reach her and Ethan just wants it back to normal when he doesn't even know what normal is anymore. Lena and Ethan have to pull all the people that are important to them to figure out how to save the town and themselfs. Beautiful Chaos is a funny and sad and very worth reading. Kami Garcia has done it again the ending will suprise you cause it suprised me.

Beautiful Chaos (Caster Chronicles, #3)

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Awaken Me (A Connected Novel)Awaken Me by Emily Gossett

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I got this book as a loan for my Kindle and when I started reading it I could not put it down.

From Goodreads:
After witnessing the horrific murder that was committed by her fiancé just days before their wedding, Aimee immediately flees from the life she knows. Lost in Greece, Aimee is inevitably and uncontrollably thrust into a supernatural world where she is terrified to learn what she really is. Crouching at every corner lies a new confusing memory that torments her from her previous life, while her feelings of love cease to die, but awaken more deeply for the mysteriously handsome stranger, who wants to rescue her. Battling the man, who she mistakenly still loves is a bigger conquest than imagined, but can she free her captured thoughts from the man who owns her? Facing the ultimate decision, to lose all humanity by becoming the weapon the Rogues desire most, or to destroy the creation of love. Can Aimee make the sacrifices needed to overcome deceit, love and her power that is irrepressibly blood thirsty?

My Review:

Amiee thought she knew everything about her life but while in greece about to get married Amiee see's her fiancee kill her best friend and after that Amiee realizes all is not what it seems and runs away. While Amiee hides from her fiancee and his family in Greece she meets up with Alec while we see Amiee hiding her attraction to him she is also learning that what she was told was not true. With the help of Alec & Iva, Amiee is able to hide from her fiancee and also learns about herself and her real parents and the secret community that Amiee was born into. While Amiee memories start coming back to her she also has to start dealing with her feeling for Alec and who she was before she was taken and who she is now. Amiee is a very headstrong person and discovers who her true self is and what she needs to do protect those who love her and the man she truly loves.

I recommend this book because it is fast past, funny and Amiee is a woman that has a true heart to fight for what she is!!

Awaken Me: A Connected Novel

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Beautiful Creatures

Saving Bobby by Crystal Cattabriga

Saving BobbySaving Bobby by Crystal Cattabriga

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

When Bobby's world came crashing down on his thirteenth birthday he knew his life would never be the same again. After losing most of his family before ever becoming a teenager. Bobby was determined not to lose the only person who had truly loved him and was always there for him; his mom. Struggling with the fear of losing his mother to cancer Bobby takes it upon himself running away in search for a way to save her. Along Bobby's journey, he meets Annie, a 'runaway.' Together, they embark on a road where they both find a friendship that will last forever and the true meaning of God. Will Bobby save his mother in time and will Annie go back to the life she had? Experience this journey with Bobby and Annie and feel the power of true determination, and what God can do if you just let him into your heart....

I gave Saving Bobby and 4 outta of 5 stars because it is a story that I like and it was sweet and endering book.

Bobby is a 13 year old boy that doesnt have a lot of family and when his mother is sent the to the hospital all Bobby could think is why me? As a person that has lost her father and has lost many family and friends to cancer I knew what Bobby was feeling. Every where Bobby goes he is told by everyone that they will pray for his mom but for Bobby at this point he is questioning why his mom and not him. When one night at his Uncle Tony house Bobby gets it in his dead to find someone to save his mom since he thinks the doctors are not doing enough to save her. As Bobby sneaks out of Tony house one night and start his search to fine another hospital or doctor to help his mom he means Annie a girl he thinks might look familer to him but she is willing to help him find someone to help his mother. So with the help of Annie Bobby is on a mission to find someone and along the way Bobby meet people that help him to realize that he needs to put his faith in God and trust that God knows what he is doing. As a person that believes strongly in God I have always believe to put your problems in God and he will take care of it. It takes many people along the way to convince Bobby that he needs to do that. Reading Saving Bobby did make me cry & smile and the ending was sweet and I believe the true meaning of this story is when something bad happens that praying really does work and God is out there listening you just have to talk to him.

Crystal Cattabriga

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