May 24, 2017

The Wicked Will Rise

Hi guys,

I am here again despite being May and being in the middle of finals here I am. Today I am bringing a review that I promised on my latest Wrap Up, which you can read by clicking here. I have already told you guys that I didnt like this book, in fact I think it suffers a lot of the Second book Syndrome.

Truth to be told it make me really sad because I loved Dorothy must die! And before I dive into the actual review let me tell you that this will be a spoiler free review but that as it´s the second book in the series you might find some spoilers regarding the first book. So if you havent yet read Dorothy must die!, you can check my review for that one by clicking here.

And no without further ado, let´s go into the actual review.

The story of The Wicked will rise begins right where we left with Amy running away from the Emerald City after she has murdered the Tin Woodman and got his heart. Now she only needs to get the bravery of the Cowardly Lion and the brain of the Scarecrow. And I cannot follow with the plot description because there is no plot.

The Wicked Will Rise is, in my opinion, a transition book (I hope) because all that happens in this book is that the characters are moving from one place to another. There is nothing happening. Nothing happen with the plot, there is no development in the characters. There is literally nothing.

If I talk about the dialogues I think they are absurd. Pure non-sense.

If I have to be honest it seems like everything that I liked about Dorothy must die!, disappear in this one. If in the first book I liked Amy, in this one I think she is idiot. If I liked Dorothy as villain, in The Wicked Will Rise I thought she was such a shitty villain. All the effort that was put into the characters in the first book was gone for good in this one.

The style is not good either. Because the story is told in the first person it makes Amy look like a child, and this makes the lack of development in the character to be much more eassy to notice.

Finally, if I talk about the romance I have to say that it feels instant. In the first book, both of this characters care about each other in a friendly way, but all of the sudden in this one they are in love. Plus, there is such a dependency from one to the other that crush the personality of the two characters.

Overall I think that this book deserves 1 star, but I will keep with the series because overall it has good reviews.

Have you read The Wicked Will Rise yet? If so, what are your thought about it?

See you all next Friday.


May 19, 2017

La Sociedad de la Rosa

Hola a Todos, 

Otro viernes más aquí estoy y, como estoy en el medio de los finales es bastante probable que sea más breve que de costumbre pero, no quería perderme nuestra cita semanal. 

Hoy os traigo una reseña que os prometí en mi resumen de lecturas de abril (que podéis ver pinchando aquí). Voy a hablaros de La Sociedad de la Rosa de Marie Lu, el segundo libro en la trilogía de Los Jóvenes de la Élite

Os aviso de que esta es una reseña libre de spoilers con respecto a este libro pero, que al tratarse del segundo libre de la serie es más que probable que encontréis spoilers de Los Jóvenes de la Élite. Si no habéis leído ese libro, os recomiendo que leáis mi reseña (que podéis encontrar aquí) y, si estáis interesados leáis el libro y luego volváis a leer esta reseña. 

La Sociedad de la Rosa empieza unas semanas después de que los eventos de Los Jóvenes de la Élite. Adelina está aprendiendo a utilizar sus poderes en todo su potencia y, está decidida a vengarse de todos los que alguna vez hicieran algo contra ella. Para hacerlo necesita la ayuda de otros jóvenes de la élite.Y hasta ahí os digo, para que descubráis la historia vosotros. 

Dejad que lo primero que os diga sea que si os gustó el primer libro de la serie, este os va a encantar, probablemente más que el primero. Es uno de los mejores segundos libros que yo he leído en bastante tiempo incluso cuando llega a parecer que pierde el ritmo, se repone rápidamente y todo fluye a la perfección. 

El estilo de la autora es simplemente magnifico y, me gusta lo bien definida que esta Adelina como personaje. Adelina, es sin lugar a ninguna duda uno de los personajes sobre los más disfruto leyendo. Me parece que la narración en primera persona desde su perspectiva está muy bien hecha y, la manera en la que la autora es capaz de entrelazarla con los puntos de vista de los otros personajes, en tercera persona, según van siendo necesarios para la trama. Puede que suene un poco raro, o quizás desorganizado pero, nada más lejos de la verdad: está muy bien hecho. 

En relacion a los personajes, tengo que decir que tengo el corazón un poco dividido. Me encanta Adelina, como he dicho antes, es un increíble leer desde su perspectiva; creo que es el único libro que yo he leído en el que sigues a un villano en lugar del típico héroe. Me gusta ver todas las sombras de gris que hay en el dialogo interno del personaje. Es interesante ver, como ella sabe que alguna de las cosas que hace no estan bien, pero como cree que las ha hecho por las razones correctas. El resto del reparto de personajes, es simplemente brillante y, las incorporaciones de este libro simplemente perfectas. Me ha encantado Maginao y, estoy deseando ver si conoceremos más de Sergio en el próximo libro. 

Los que se supone, son los buenos, son también personajes muy interesantes y, contribuyen a una de las cosas más interesantes de la narrativa. Por una parte quieres que ganen los buenos, porque, son los buenos, pero por otra parte, te encariñas con Adelina y, quieres cargarte a todo el que alguna vez le haya hecho algo, tal y como le pasa a ella. Una mención especial a Raffaele, que ha hecho que disfrute enormemente las partes que estaban contadas desde su punto de vista. 

La trama, como iba diciendo antes, es interesantísima y, a pesar de que, al principio pensé que sería otro de esos libros que solo sirven para llevar a los personajes del primer libro al siguiente pero no- Es un libro que sirve para que la trama avance, introducir nuevos personajes y, expandir el universo. 

Creo que este libro merece 4,5 estrellas y ser leído por todos. 



Por último dejadme deciros que si estáis buscando algo para leer en inglés, creo que esta trilogía puede ser interesante para empezar. No es un nivel muy complicado. 

Os recuerdo que el viernes que viene, es el último del mes y, que Noe y yo publicaremos la reseña de la lectura conjunta de este mes: La Orden de la Academia Spence. 

Os veo a todos el viernes que vine. 

May 17, 2017

Two Hearts Asunder

Hey guys,

It´s almost the endo of May, that means is almost the end of finals but I still have some more to go. However, I did not want to miss our weekly appointment so here I am. I might be briefer than usual but, the struggle is real and I need to go back to study.

Today I am going to be talking about Two Hearts Asunder by Ingrid Seymur. I contacted the author asking for a review copy and after I joined her ARC Team she kindly gave one copy of this book to me; so thanks to Ingrid for that.

This will be a spoiler free review, but if you havent yet read One Wish Away you might be spoiled for that one. If thats the case I will recommend for you to go check my review of that one (that you can find by clicking here), purchase that book, read it and then come back and read this review.

And now without further ado let´s go with the actual review of the book.

Two Hearts Asunder is a book that surprised me greatly. I read the first book and enjoyed but this one, was even better. The story begins a few months after the events of One Wish Away and we see how Marielle and Faris are enjoying life. But Akeelah reapers and she has plans to destroy their happiness and mankind. From that moment Faris and Marielle must do what they can in order to save not just themselves and those for whom they cared about, but everyone.

In this second instalment, we encounter again most of the characters that we have previously met on the first book in the series, and is really nice seeing how the relationships of the characters have moved forward. Though I would have liked to see more of the development of Faris and Marielle relationship.

In my review of One Wish Away I said that I have some issues with the plot, because it seems to me that nothing happened for half of the book.  But in this book, this problem is solved from the very first page. All is intended to make the plot going from A to B and is done in a magnificent way. There is action from a very early point in the book and it´s so entertaining.

I like how this book introduces us to more narrators than in the first one. Instead of just having Marielle´s point of we also get to see Akeelah´s and Faris and that just make things even greater. I loved to read from the perspective of the bad guy; in this case the bad girl, and Akeelah is definitely a great villain. Even when we dont fully understand her.

The narration in this book was so rich that make me to be completely absorbed by the book while reading. And I love when books do that.

The other thing that I have enjoyed greatly was that even when One Wish Away has its fair amount of darkness this one, Two Hearts Asunder, was way darker. I like the introduction of new creatures into the folklore of this book. The wold building was really nice in this one.

Overall, I think this book is better than the first one in the series. I really like when that happens because usually the second book tend to be just a book of transition.

If I have any but to this book, it is with regard to Spain. You guys might know that I am Spanish, if you did not, you do know. There are a few mistakes in the way the Spanish is spoken (by a supposed Spanish character) and in the way that Spain is portrayed, but it´s minimum, and in no way offensive, as I have seen in other books or movies. Therefore, I dont consider this a problem.

I gave this book 4.5 out of 5 stars and of course I recommend all of you guys to pick this one up.




See you all next Wednesday. 

May 14, 2017

El Reino Olvidado- Los Dos Mundos

Hola a Todos, 

Hoy, fuera de mi día habitual de publicación os traigo una reseña, de un libro que he leído entre estudiar Fiscalidad y Análisis de los Estados Financieros. Porque ya sabeís todos que es esa época del año en la que toca demostrar que sabes de lo qué van las asignaturas que has estado haciendo. La reseña de hoy es de un libro middle-grade, que me mandó la editorial BABIDI-BÚ tras contactar con ellos. De modo que muchas gracias a la editorial y, a la persona que me atendió que fue muy amable. En caso de que esteís interesados os dejo en el enlace a su página aquí, por si os quereís pasar. 


El libro del que os voy a hablar hoy es El Reino Olvidado- Los Dos Mundos de J.P. Metello una novela middle-grade de fantasía que me ha encantado. Es de esa clase de libros que me hace feliz leer; en este caso porque estaba bien escrito y, también porque me recuerda a cuando yo era pequeña y empezaba a leer. 


El Reino Olvidado, nos cuenta la historia de Emily una niña  de 10 años que vive con sus abuelos y, espera a que su padre regrese de la guerra. Pero Emily es distinta al resto de los niños y, esto es más evidente desde que decide desenmascarar todos los secretos que su padre parece tener. Y hasta aquí os puedo contar, porque algo más sería spoiler. 

Para ser sincera, lo que más me ha gustado de este libro, es el hecho de que la acción empieza casi enseguida y, esto hace que se lea muy rápido desde el principio. En cuanto te enganchas, es un no parar. Y, esto se acentúa más gracias a que la protagonista es realmente entrañable y, hace que quieras seguir leyendo y descubriendo todo lo que le pasa. Quieres que descubra los secretos de su padre primero y, después sobre el universo mágico. 

Sobre el universo mágico tengo que decir que lo he disfrutado enormemente, sobre todo por la reinvención del mito artúrico, que como ya sabréis si sois seguidores del blog me fascina. Me ha parecido una idea muy original el hecho de que reinvente todo el universo y todo el sistema mágico. Sin embargo, aquí tengo que comentar, el único fallo que le encuentro al libro, es que aprendes sobre el mundo muy de golpe según le hace falta al autor para desarrollar la trama.

Pero, por otra parte tengo que destacar el increíble trabajo de construcción de personajes. El autor crea una protagonista con la que es fácil empatizar y, maneja muy bien las entradas y salidas de pesonajes en escena cuando es necesario. De hecho, la gran cantidad de personajes, es una de las cosas que contribuyen al ritmo trepidante de la novela y, que ayudan a descubrir el universo. 

Y, un comentario, a ese final que te deja con ganas de más. Espero impaciente que el autor escriba una segunda parte. De hecho tiene toda la pinta de que así será, ¿una trilogía? ¿una serie? No lo sé, pero no puedo esperar a descubirlo. 

En general creo que este libro merece 4 estrellas y, que si os gusta el middle-grade, o libros como Memorias de Idhún, Magisterium o, los primeros libros de Harry Potter, este libros os gustará mucho. 

Os dejo de nuevo el link de la editorial, así como el link de compra del libro. 

Página de BABIDI-BÚ: http://www.babidibulibros.com/

Para comprar el libro en la página de la editorial: http://www.babidibulibros.com/libro/el-reino-olvidado-los-dos-mundos_43806/


Os veo a todos el próximo viernes en nuetra cita habitual. 

Interview with Ingrid Seyour

Hey guys,

Todays post is a little bit different. Today I am bringing you an author interview. I contacted Ingrid Seymor author of the Djinn Empire and she kindly asked all my questions. And since this Wednesdays´ post will be the review of Two Hearts Asunder I thought it will be nice if you can know a little bit more about the author.

But before you read this interview take into consideration that you should all go and read One Wish Away if you haven´t yet cause these books are amazing. And in case you want to check my review you can do it by clicking on the title of them.


First things first, tell us a little bit about you, so we can get to know you a little bit deeper.

Thank you for hosting me in your blog. It is a pleasure to be invited here. Its fantastic to encounter passionate book readers and bloggers who give authors like me these opportunities. When I first started writing 10 years ago, I never imagined it would be such a rewarding experience in so many levels, and that I would meet all the wonderful people I have met. Ten years is a while, though I only decided to publish four years ago. I started out by publishing 2 New Adult novels which allowed me to learn much about self-publishing. Since, I have focused entirely on my young adult books which are what I most enjoy. I hope for my career to grow, but at the moment, I am only a part-time author who very desperately needs her day job :)

I have seen that you are a software engineer, it´s something that seems not so related to writing. How did you start to write?

Those things are two polar opposites, arent they? It seems that computers are all about logic and writing is all about creativity. For the most part that is true, though those two skills are certainly useful in both fields. Its hard to explain why I write. I dont think I decided to do it. Its more like something that was in me, and it just had to come out. Since I was teen, stories have tried to come out of me, but back then I didnt have the discipline that writing a novel requires. In my case, I had to grow up to achieve it.

I have seen on your webpage that you are an avid reader of YA fiction, is there any book that you would like everyone to read besides from yours?

Anyone who loves YA needs to read Daughter of Smoke and Bones or any of Laini Taylors books. She is extremely talented. My favorite YA author, for sure.

As a reader, I have found your style really interesting, I have loved the merge of the new and the old (mostly through Faris) and the way you describe things. Have you ever fell for anothers authors style? If so, did you find yourself influenced by its style?

Thank you! It makes me SO happy that you are enjoying Faris in the Djinn Empire series. Yay! To answer your question, I will have to say that I have definitely fallen for Laini Taylor. Her style is unique and refreshing. As far as influence, I think Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi showed me that its okay to be daring with your words in YA. Since, I havent been afraid to use any simile or metaphor.

Even when I have only read the Djinn Empire by you (for now), I have seen that you have publish 10 books, all within different genres. What is your favourite genre to write?

I like it all, and I think that is a problem. LOL. But I guess if I have to choose, I would say that most of my stories tend to be urban fantasies or paranormal.

The first book in the Djinn Empire trilogy just came out in February and the second book came out April 4th, how do you manage to write so fast and with such quality?

I wish I could tell you I write fast, that would be awesome! But the truth is that I have been working on this trilogy for a whileI just didnt publish it right away. I first wrote One Wish Away in 2009. It has changed a lot since, but its not a new project. I also was working on some of my other series at the same time. In the 10 years I have been writing, I have written 12 full-length novels, but I just started publishing them. That is why I was able to do this series so quickly.

Related to the previous questions, I have seen that you have unless another 3 releases schedule for this year (I mean, just wow), what can we expect first? Is there any of those books that you are more excited for the readers to have?

Yes! This is a crazy year. Ive been calling it the year of the trilogies. All the final books for my 3 trilogies will come out this year as well as an additional standalone novel. (Of, course the Djinn Empire trilogy was all published this year) It is very exciting! If I have to pick one book for this year, it would have to be Weaver, the final book in The Morphid Chronicles. It is the book that I get most questions about. I get many emails from my readers asking when it will come out. Its a very cool feeling :)

What is next for you? Are you planning to keep writing YA/New adult or you might like to change to adults literature? Or maybe are you planning to write a physiological thriller?

I plan to keep on writing YA. That is my favorite genre to read and write. There is something about the sense of adventure and the discovery the characters go through that I enjoy very much. Currently, I am working on the first draft of Weaver. Once I finish with it, I will begin on a YA fantasy idea that I am dying to write. So fun!

I know this is a hard question, but is there any of your book that you are particularly proud of? One that you like more than the rest?

It is hard to pick, you are right, but I guess I can say that I like Ignite The Shadows a bit more than the others. The concept is unique and Marci, the main character, is a strong, independent girl that comes alive on the page. I really enjoyed writing this series. This one is published by HarperCollins while all my other novels are indie.

Thank you very much for answering all my questions but I have one left, which is the question that you'd like to be asked? And its answer?

What is your biggest dream? My biggest dream is to become a full-time author and make enough to simply pay the bills. J



I am really grateful to Ingrid for answering all my questions. And I can´t let you go without telling you once more to read her books. I will leave you links to Ingrid´s website, Twitter, as well as the purchasing book for the books in the Djinn Empire series. 

Ingrid´s website: http://ingridseymour.com/



Twitter. @Ingrid_Seymour


See you all next Wednesday. 

May 12, 2017

Los Malvados se Alzarán

Hola a Todos:

Un viernes más aquí estoy dispuesta a hablaros de un libro que he leido y daros mi opinion sobre él. Hace casi un mes que leí el segundo libro en la serie ¡Dorothy debe morir! pero el mal sabor de boca que me dejó no se me ha quitado aún. Creo que no he visto un libro con mayor Síndrome de Segundo Libro que este.

Para ser sinceros me da mucha pena porque la verdad es que el primero me gustó muchísmo. Lo leí con Noe del blog Entre Páginas y Letras para nuestro club de lectura Between the Pages of the Lost Library allá por enero. Os dejo nuestras reseñas, la de Noe en el título de su blog, la mía en el titulo del libro y la conjunta en el nombre del club de lectura.

Por contaros un poco de qué va el libro os puedo decir que carece de argumento y, que podria hacer una reseña con spoilers porque no os arruinaría nada. Pero de todos modos os aviso de que va a ser una reseña libre de spoilers, de lo poquísimo que pasa en el libro pero, que puede que os encontreis algun spoiler de lo que pasa en ¡Dorothy Debe Morir!

La historia empieza justo donde  la dejamos, con Amy huyendo de Ciudad Esmeralda tras su lucha con Dorothy y el asesinato del Hombre de Hojalata. Amy tiene una misión que completar conseguir el corazón del Hombre de Hojalata, el valor del León y, el cerebro del Espantapajaros y, finalmente matar a Dorothy. 

Los Malvados se alzarán es clarísimamente un libro de transición (espero) porque lo único que pasa es que los personajes se mueven de un lado a otro, sin que realmente se aporte nada a la trama. No hay arcos en la historia y, no hay evolución en los personajes. 

Sí me pongo a hablar de los diálogos decir que son absurdos es insultar al absurdo en general. Son sin sentido. 

La verdad que parece que todo lo que me gustó del primer libro hubiera desaparecido. Si en el primer libro me gustaba Amy, en este me ha parecido verdaderamente idiota. Si me parecía que Dorothy era una buena villana, aquí me ha parecido (con perdón por la expresión) una villana de mierda. Todo el buen trabajo que había hecho la autora con los personajes en el primer libro desaparece por completo. 

La narrativa tampoco es buena y, de hecho al estar contada en primera persona, hace que pienses que Amy es una niña pequeña y, hace que el poco desarrollo que hay de los personajes sea aun más marcado. 

Para rematar todo lo que me parece que está mal el romance no tiene desarrollo y, pasa como de la nada. Además los personajes que se supone, son independientes, se vuelve totalmente dependientes el uno del otro. 

Creo que este libro merece 1 estrella pero eso no significa que no vaya a seguir leyendo la saga porque en general tiene buenas reseñas pero de ser el siguiente libro como este es probable que la abandone. 

Eso ha sido todo por hoy. ¿Habéis leído ya este libro? ¿Qué os ha parecido?

Nos vemos el viernes que viene con una nueva reseña.

May 10, 2017

The Rose Society

Hey guys,

Its Wednesday and I am not missing our usual date, but I might be briefer than usual because it´s exams time and my schedules are crazy.

Today I am bringing you the review of The Rose Society by Marie Lu a book that I read some moons ago and loved as much as I loved the first one. Before I dive into the review let me warm you that this will be a spoiler free review regarding The Rose Society but you may find some spoilers regarding The Young Elites. If you havent read the first book on the trilogy I will recommend checking my review for the first book, which you can do by clicking here.

And now without further ado let´s go to the actual review.

So, The Rose Society starts a few weeks after the events of The Young Elites took place. Adelina is now embracing her power and is determined to avenge everyone who ever did her wrong. To do so she needs the help of other elites. And I wont say anything else so I dont make any spoilers.

Let me tell guys that if you have enjoyed the first book in this series you are going to love this one even more. This is a very good second book and even when at some points, it seems that might suffer a little bit from that Second Book Syndrome it rapidly overcomes as the plot flows smoothly.

The writing style was magnificent and I love how well defined is Adelina. She is one of my favourite characters to read from. It´s incredible how well the first and the third person narrators are interwind within this book as we have in one hand Adelina as I have just mentioned and then we have the point of views of other characters as they become necessary for the plot, all of them in the third person. It might sound a little bit random but I think it´s really well done.

As for the characters, I have to say that I am somehow divided. I love Adelina, she is incredible to read from, I believe this is the only book that I have read in which we are following a villain instead of a hero and it´s so nice to see all the shadows and the inner dialogue of the character. Is nice to see that see knows that she is aware of the wrong she´s done but believing she has done it for the right reasons. The rest of the cast of characters is simple brilliant and the new additions of this book are perfect. I have loved Magiano and I am looking forward to knowing if we will get a little bit more of Sergio on the next book.

The good guys, are also so good and one of the best things of this books is that with the back and forth you dont really know who you want to win. Again, I have loved Raffaele as a character and I have really enjoyed read from his perspective even when it was so little.

The plot, as I was saying earlier is good, really good. At the beginning, I thought this book might be just another transition book I a trilogy but no, all that was happening was that we were being introduced to the new characters and world building.


Overall I think this book deserves 4.5 out of 5 stars and to be read by every single person in the world. Seriously guys if you havent start this trilogy yet, do it.


I will see you all next Wednesday. 

May 5, 2017

Book Haul y Resumen de Lecturas de Abril + TBR de Mayo

Hola a Todos,

Un viernes más estoy aquí y, en lugar de traeros una reseña literaria como todos los viernes os traigo un popurrí de un montón de cosas, relacionadas con la lectura. Creo que va a ser un post bastante largo de manera que mejor me pongo a ello ahora mismo para no aburriros.

Voy a empezar con los libros que he añadido a mi colección este mes y, voy a intentar que sea por orden de adquisición pero no prometo nada.

Primero hice un pedido por Amazon, en el que incluí:
La Sociedad de la Rosa de Marie Lu
De este libro hablaré más en profundidad en la siguiente parte del post. Por ahora sólo os comentó que me encantó Los Jóvenesde la Élite y necesitaba leer este libro. 

Traitor to the Throne de Alwyn Hamilton
Recibí una copia para reseñar del primer libro y, no es mi libro favorito del mundo entero, pero es bastante entretenido; por eso decidí comprar este, sobre todo porque la edición es preciosa y, porque estaba muy bien de precio.

El Circo de la Noche de Erin Morgenstern
He oído tantas buenas reseñas de este libro que simplemente lo necesitaba; además llevaba detrás de él bastante tiempo. Todos sabemos como es Amazon: tiene libros muy baratos, así que lo compré.


La semana siguiente estaba muy contenta porque me habian dado una muy buena nota, así que tenía que recompensarme a mí misma y fui a mi libreria favorita y, claro e compré un par de libros:
Los Malvados se Alzarán de Danielle Paige
Este libro es la segunda parte de ¡Dorothy Debe Morir! y, como ese libro me encantó no pude evitarlo y me compré este. Hablaré en más profundidad sobre este libro en la siguiente parte del post, porque ya lo he leído.
El Extraño caso del Dr.Jekyll y Mr.Hyde de Robert Louis Stevenson
No sé si habréis visto alguna vez  la colección Austral Básicos pero el caso es que son monísimos y cuestan 3 (2.95). Yo los colecciono y, Jekyll y Hyde siempre me ha llamado la atención.



En otro viaje a la misma librería, en esta ocasión con mi madre, que es una mujer con la paciencia de un Santo, compré otros 3 libros:
Baldosas Amarillas en Guerra de Danielle Paige
Había leido el segundo libro y, pertenezco a esa clase de personas que no abandonan una serie a no ser que no le ve posibilidad alguna de salvación. Eso sí, de ser este como el sea como el segundo creo que abandonaré la serie.

Drácula de Bram Stocker y El Rey Arturo y sus caballeros de la Tabla Redonda de Roger Lancelyn Green
Estos dos van juntos porque el proceso de compra fue el siguiente.
Había cogido La guerra de las baldosas amarillas y entonces vi una estantería llena de clásicos. y salí corriendo (literalmente) hacia dicha estantería. La conversación es una replica bastante exacta de la que tuve en ese momento con mi madre:
Yo:"¡Mira! ¡Tienen algún libro de Dostoyevsky. Pero.. ¡Jane Eyre!
Mi madre: "Aquí hay algo del Rey Arturo"

Yo: "¡Lo quiero! ¡Me lo llevo!"
Entonces miré hacia arriba y vi una precisísisisisisisima edición de Dracula que, evidentemente tenía que comprar.
Yo: ¿Cómo es que nunca he leído Drácula?"
Mi madre: "Compra los dos y vámonos antes de que compres toda la tienda".


Luego recibí un par de libros para reseñar, por los que estoy muy agradecida.
Two Hearts Assunder de Ingrid Seymour
En este caso  contacté yo con la autora pidiéndole una copia del libro para reseñarlo y, después de unirme a su equipo de Reseñas  me mandó una copia. En la parte de Wrap Up del Post hablaré más en detalle del libro y, por supuesto haré una reseña que saldrá a lo largo del mes.
Select de Marit Weisenberg
Esta he recibido un ejemplar para reseñar de la editorial por NetGalley. Es un libro que sale a la venta en octubre y, para ser sinceros tenia muchísimas ganas de leer. Por lo que leí en la sinopsis trata de una chica que es parte de una raza de súper-humanos pero, no les esta permitido  mostrar sus poderes al resto del mundo. Ella lo hace por accidente y, como castigo es mandada a un instituto publico.



Después de esto, como no tenia suficiente, compré unos cuantos eBooks.
Beatiful Redemption de Jamie McGuire
Cuando leí los dos libros de Hermoso Desastre me encantaron así que no pude resistirme a este. Es el segundo libro en la serie de los Hermanos Maddox pero creo que se pueden leer independientemente (si alguien lo sabe que me deje un comentario); de cualquier manera tengo intención de leer todos los libros de la serie.
Dragon Rose de Christine Pope
Esta fue una compra totalmente impulsiva porque no tengo ni idea de qué va el libro. La portada es bonita y, tiene la palabra "Dragón" en el titulo. ¿Necesito decir algo más?
La sonrisa del Claro de Luna de Julien Aranda y Beatriz Villena
Me dieron 4 títulos a elegir y cogí este porque era el que parecía más interesante.
She Owns the Knight de DIane Darcy
En la sinopsis ponía que había viajes en el tiempo.

Y, para terminar fui de compras con mi madre (a comprar ropa) pero terminamos en la sección de libros del Corte Inglés y,vi una preciosísima edición de Mansfield Park de Jane Austen y, por si no lo habéis notado aún colecciono ediciones bonitas de los clásicos, así que lo compré. Esto tiene justificación, hacían descuento porque era el Día del Libro



Ahora vayamos a los libros que he leído este mes.
El primer libro que leí este mes fue una decepción, porque la verdad es que me esperaba mucho más de él. Creia que sería algo del estilo de Trono de Cristal en el sentido de que sería una ltura adictiva de esas que no puedes soltar hasta que terminas. Con lo que me encontré es un libro en que que no pasa nada durante tres cuartas partes. Le di 3 estrellas porque al final las cosas parecen despegar. Podeís leer mi reseña completa pinchando en el titulo del libro.

Los Malvados se Alzarán de Danielle Paige
Este libro fue una tremenda decepción. Lo compré super ilusionada porque en enero Noe del blog Entre Páginas yLetras y yo, habíamos leído ¡Dorothydebe Morir! y, me gustó muchisimo. El problema con este libro es que carece de trama. Le di una estrella y, si estais interesados en leer mi reseña podreís hacerlo a partir de la semana que viene.

La Sociedad de la Rosa de Marie Lu
Creo que esta ha sido mi lectura favorita del mes. He adorado este libro. De hecho, adoro la trilogía y estoy deseando leer el últmo libro. Lo que más me gusta de esta saga es que en lugar de seguir a la tipica heroína, seguimos a un personaje en su camino hacia el mal y, es simplemente maravilloso. Le dí 4.5 estrellas y, podeís una reseña en las próximas semanas.
Este es el libro que leí este mes con Noe de Entre Páginas y Letras para nuestro club de lectura Between the Pages of the Lost Library y, la verdad es que no me gustó nada. Creo que soy una de las pocas personas que no ha disfrutado de este libro, así que os dejo la reseña de Noe por aquí, la reseña conjunta por aquí y, la mía en el título del libro. Le di una estrella y no creo que vuelva a leer nada de este autor.
Two Hearts Assunder de Ingrid Seymur
Si teneís un buen nivel de inglés y os gustan los libros de romance paranormal os recomiendo esta trilogía. Este es el segundo libro y, la verdad es que es basntante mejor que el primero y, eso que el primero es muy entretenido. Como he comentado antes, la autora me dio una copia a cambio de una reseña honesta, que publicaré en las proximas semanas. De momento quedaros con ue  le dí 4.5 estrellas.
El rey Arturo y sus caballeros de la Tabla Redonda de Roger Lancelyn Green
Este libro ha sido una decepción basntate importante. Siempre he estado fastinada con todo lo que rodea al mito Arturíco y, la verdad es que estaba deseando leer un libro sobre ella. Pero este libro no me ha gustado nada. La verdad es que leído un capítulo leidos todos. Las historias de todos los caballleros de la Tabla Redonda son bastantes similares y, hacia el final del libro, es cuando la cosa comienza a ponerse más interesante. Creo que el autor podria haberse centrado más en el declive del reino de Logres y menos en todo el momento de explendor, porque la verdad es que aporta poco. Me quedo con que la portada es bonita, como he comentado antes y, con que el final es bastante interesante. Le di 2 estrellas, pero creo que buscaré las fuentes originales en las que esta basado el libro.



Y para terminar os voy a contar que planeo leer en mayo, aunque en realidad no espero tener mucho tiempo porque es época de finales.

Lo primero que espero leer son los apuntes de todas las asignaturas de las que me tengo que examinar este cuatri. Y, luego planeo leer La Orden de la Academia Spence de Libba Bray, que es el libro que leemos este mes en Between de Pages of the Lost Library.

¿Qué libros habéis comprado, habéis leído y planeáis leer este mes?


Nos vemos el próximo viernes con la reseña de Los Malvados se Alzarán.

May 3, 2017

April Book Houl and Wrap up + May TBR

Hey guys,

Unfortunately, April ended. That means that finals are coming close by the day and I really dont want that to happen. I have a good reading month I´ve read 4 books and some I have like and others I dont have, however I have really good month in the buying book terms so before I told you what I have read I am going to tell you what books I have purchase this month, because I cannot resist to have my TBR increasing by the minute.

Firstly, I did an Amazon order and only two days later I had those books on my doorstep.
The Rose Society by Marie Lu
This book is the second instalment in The Young Elites trilogy and I was dying to have it and read it. I have already read this one but I will tell you a little bit more in the Wrap Up part of the post.
Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton
I received a review copy of Rebelof the Sands back in February. It was not a bad read, not my favourite one either. The story was interesting enough for me want to pick up the second book in the trilogy. I found it really cheap on Amazon and I could not resist my book buying impulses. I have yet to read this one but I will get there eventually
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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
I have been meaning to buy this book for a very long time I´ve heard nothing but great reviews. However, dont ask me what the book is about because I have no idea. I like to go into book blind and I intend to that with this one.


Then I went to one of my favourite bookstores on my own cause I wanted to reward myself for having a very good grade in an exam that I have studied like crazy for so I bought.
The Wicked Will Rise by Danielle Paige
I will talk about in further detail about this book on the Wrap Up part of the post, but a little praise about what´s going to happen: I have not like this book.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Steveson
I read this book back in school, an adaptation of it but the thing is that I dont remember a single thing about it. I found a very beautiful edition and it was super cheap, only 3 and I have to purchase it.

Then I went back with my mum to my favourite library because she is a very nice woman with lots of patience and I bought:
Yellow Brick War by Danielle Paige
If you have been here for a while now you´ll know that I am masochist like that and unless is something that I think it has not possible fix I will keep reading the series until the end. However, I think this book is going to be better than its predecessor as the end of The Wicked Will Rise seem to be the only interesting thing about the book.
Dracula by Bram Stoker and King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancely Green
The conversation that lead to the purchase of both these books was as follows:
Look There are some pretty classics editions
Mum: Ok
I run (literally) towards the shelve in which the books are storage
They have some Dostoyevsky. But Here is Jane Eyre!
Mum: There is something about King Arthur here
OMG, It´s so pretty! I´m buying it
I look up and see a GORGEOUS edition of Dracula
How can it be that I have yet to read Dracula, Mum?
Mum: Buy both of them and let´s go out of here before you buy the whole store.

Then I received a couple of books for review, which I am really grateful for:
Two Hearts Assunder by Ingrid Seymour
I contacted the author asking for a review copy of it and after joining her ARC Review team she gave one cop of this book. And God I am grateful for in the Wrap Up part of the post you can see all my thought about this book. And of course, on the review that´s is coming out this month.
Select by Marit Weisenberg
I received an ARC of this book via NetGalley. It is coming out in October but I am so happy that I will be able to read it sooner because it sounds really interesting. Apparently, it´s about this girl who belong to a race of superhumans, but she is not allowed to show her powers to the world Until she does it accidentally and then she is punished to go to a public high-school.


I bought some eBooks for my kindle (just because I have not enough with all the books that I have previously purchased.
Beatiful Redemption by Jamie McGuire
When I read Beautiful Disaster I absolutely love it and then I read Walking into Disaster and love the story once again. This is the second book on The Maddox Brothers series and I have yet to read the first book (actually I have yet to purchase it, but you know small details); nevertheless, I think the books in this series are companions, that I dont need to read the first one before this. I found this bargain and I could not resist to pick it up.
Dragon Rose by Christine Pope
I dont have a single clue about the plot of this book but the cover was pretty and it has the word dragon on the title. Is there anything else left to say?
La sonrisa del Claro de Luna by Julien Aranda y Breatriz Villena
I had the chance to pick a book out of 4 for free. I picked this one up because it seem interesting at the time.
She Owns the Knight by Diane Darcy
In the synopsis, it said that it this book there was time travel. Are further explanations needed?

And finally I went shopping with my mum and she bought me a gorgeous edition of Mansfield Park by Jane Austen because of my recent obsession to collect beautiful classics editions.


And now into the Wrap Up part of the post.
A Court of Thornes and Roses by Sarah J.Maas
This was the first book that I read this month and to be honest I like it but I dont think that is an amazing book. I was shock by it, cause I was expecting something in the line of Throne of Glass: a fast pace read, instead there is nothing happening for the majority of this book. Overall I gave this book 3 out of 5 stars and I am going to continue with the series because I bought both first and second book at the same time, just because. You can check my full review by clicking on the title of the book.
The Wicked Will Rise by Danielle Paige
This book was such a big disappointment. I really loved the first instalment on this series but in this book, there is absolutely no plot, and somehow there some instaromance, coming out of nowhere. I gave this book 1 out of 5 stars, but I intend to keep reading the series because I do not quit a series until I am done with it. I will be posting a review on the next few weeks.
The Rose Society by Marie Lu
I absolutely love this book. It was all that I was expecting for it to be and more. I enjoyed the concept of this series very much; instead of following the stereotypical hero we are following the path of a villain and it´s great. I gave this book 4.5 out of 5 stars and I will be posting a review for it this month.
This is a book by a Spanish author, that I was Reading with Noe from Entre Páginas y Letras and I did not like it. If you know some Spanish you can check my review for it if you want by clicking on the book title. I gave this book 1 out of 5 stars.
Two Hearts Assunder by Ingrid Seymour
As I haven mentioned earlier I was given this book by the author in Exchange of an honest review. I will be posting a full review in the upcoming weeks, but so far, I can tell you that I have loved this book and really enjoyed it; even more than One Wish Away. I will really recommend you to read this book if you are into the paranormal romance genera. I gave this one 4.5 out of 5 stars.
King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancely Green
I have been fascinated with the King Arthur myth since I can remember. That´s why this book was a huge disappointment for me. All the stories within it were pretty much the same and when it became more interesting the book just finished. I think it would have been better if instead of been so heavy on the golden years of the Round Table, the focus were in the fallen of the kingdom. Overall I gave this book 2 out of 5 stars, but I will be reading the main sources in which this book is based on. 


And regarding of what I am planning to reading in May, I will be really fast, cause this post is now super long and besides the notes of my uni courses I only know for sure that I am going to read.
A great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
I have already read this book a few years ago (when I was in high school) but this month I am again partnering with Noe over Entre Páginas y Letras for our book club and we decided to read this book.


So that was all that I have to say for today. I will like to know what books have you purchase this month, what have you read and what you are planning on reading. Leave me a comment down below so we can discuss.


See you all next Wednesday!