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No Humans Involved by Kelley Armstrong

indexOverall rating: 3/5

Onto another book in the Women of the Otherworld series I have read before, and the end is in site! I’ve been debating on what to read once I’ve finished this series, and would love to hear from you on what you want to see reviewed!

While filming a television special meant to propel her dream of having her own show, necromancer, Jamie Vegas, stumbles onto ghosts who cannot contact her. Unlike ghosts she has met in the past, even after she attempts to reach them numerous times, these ghosts are only able to poke and prod at Jamie. Continue reading “No Humans Involved by Kelley Armstrong”

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Night Play by Sherrilyn Kenyon

nightOverall rating: 4/5

Back at it again with Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Dark Hunter series, and onto my favourite one (so far). Night Play follows Bride McTierney, a New Orleans native and friend of Tabitha Devereaux, after the break up of a pretty bad relationship to when she crosses paths with a were-hunter by the name of Vane Kattalakis. While Vane is not a dark hunter, and Bride is just a human, both of their stories have woven through previous books, and the pair pop up later on in the series.

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Beauty and the Beast: Movie Review

Overall review: 4/5

When I first heard that Beauty and the Beast was being remade: I squealed like a little girl and marked the day on my calendar. I’m sure it comes as no shock that the Disney princess who was also a bookworm was one of my favourites, and I was eager to see what a life action would do to the tale as old as time.

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And the Oscar goes to

It’s that time of year again! The end of February has me eagerly awaiting the Oscars, as this is one of my favourite annual posts that I do. It’s a night to honour the movies, and all of the people that made it their lives work to entertain.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them won for Best Costumes, Suicide Squad won for Makeup, Moonlight won for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali) and for Best Picture,  Arrival won Sound Editing, and The Jungle Book won for Sound Mixing.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling

indexOverall rating: 5/5

As any Potterhead will tell you, getting your hands on a new Harry Potter is like Christmas morning. It’s better than Christmas morning because you can reread it whenever you want. I ignored homework to read this book and had to hide it at times to make sure I actually got my work done.

Nineteen years after the final epilogue in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is where The Cursed Child picks up, mainly following Harry Potter’s son, Albus. Fans are given little tidbits into what’s happened during this time, including marriages, deaths, jobs, children and how students at Hogwarts learned about the war and those involved.

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Broken by Kelley Armstrong

6914102Overall rating: 4/5

Book 6 in the Women of the Otherworld series brings us back to Elena, in one of my favourite of the books. When I first started to read this series, I originally only bought the books that had Elena in them. It wasn’t until later that I realized they were a part of the series, and then I set out to buy all the books.

During a pregnancy that has her on edge, Elena Michaels, is eager for a distraction. This distraction comes from a weird source, but Elena jumps at the chance after the source gives them a lead to a problem mutt that the Pack couldn’t find.

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Kiss of the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon

71tjg9yv-wlOverall rating: 3/5

Another book in the Dark Hunter series by Sherrilyn Kenyon tells the story of the accident Dark Hunter, Wulf Tryggvasen, and Apollo’s heir, Cassandra Peters. The unlikely pair is put together by Artemis to prevent the world from ending, as Cassandra is the last of Apollo’s blood line.

If Cassandra dies, then Apollo dies and the sun dies along with him.

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Lover’s Bite by Maggie Shayne

2430731Overall rating: 3/5

While I have been reading this book for a while, it is the first book I’ve read of 2017! While this book is part of a series, I only have this book. The regular series follows a gang of vampires and a couple of humans, and this book focuses on Topaz and Jack Heart.

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2016 Book Pledge

50_book_pledge_201611As the year comes to an end, I pause to ponder my book pledge. I still have hopes of being able to finish another book or two, though I’m assuming I’m stuck at the number I’m currently at.

Below are my past pledges, along with 2016s.

2014: 30/50

2015: 25/30

2016: 23/30 Continue reading “2016 Book Pledge”

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