Showing posts from March, 2011

The Friday 56 (#2)

Freda over at Freda's voice is running her 22nd week of The Friday 56! A cool meme that celebrates page 56! :D
Here what you need to do.. turn to page 56 of your current read. Type out the sentence that grabs you Put together a post and link it up at Freda's page!

Page 56.. "Amanda!" he bellowed, striding toward her. She tore up the stairs with the speed of a fox.

Hear Hear...April declared NetGalley Month!!

Willow Raven over at the Red House Books has officially declared April the NetGalley month! *cheers* to that!

NetGalley for those who don't know is a site that provided access to online books! And this Challenge is to promote the site and also to get us to clear out our Galleys! What a brilliant idea, mine has been stockpiling for months now, i am worried they will pull me off the site for being such a slowpoke! I am so in for this Challenge!  I will put up my list soon and link my reviews to the same post!

B for Buffy Summers

My current Vampire heart-throb is the Buffy the Vampire Slayer series..I just finish watching the entire Season 3 on DVD. I haven't watched or read anything related to it! Just heard it being mentioned here-and-there so decided to give it a go! At first i though it was lame..but a few episodes later i totally dug it!!

What i learned as a newbie?- Buffy Summers is the Vampire Slayer of Sunnydale and has a watcher who goes by the name of Rupert Giles. She also has her gang of mates at school- Cordelia Chase, Xander Harris, Willow-a witch and Oz the werewolf! She also has a Vampire lover named Angel, who is super hot! 

What happens in Season 3?
- From the recap i figured Buffy and Angel had a thing going until he turned out to be bad and she had to kill him and send him to Hell!After that she suffered from a severe heartbreak and ran away from home to "deal with it". The season starts off with her coming back home to her mum-Joyce Summers.
  Just when she attempts to get over h…

Daily Dose

A cool meme, i am going to introduce to Assortments!

Hosted by Good Golly Miss Holly and i got the picture above from Words & Whispers Here is my dose for the day..

no theme..Just a few from my album of pictures that caught my attention! leave me links to your Daily Dose!

Blog Hopping..25th March

Follow Friday is a blog hop a feature hosted by Parajunkee's View that happens every Friday..
this week's question is..

Give us 5 book related Silly Fact about you!
(inspired by the Twitter trend of #100 facts about me) 1. I  get very emotional in books and cry when sad things happen! 2.Even if i dislike a storyline, i finish the book out of guilt 3. As soon as i finish an amazing book, I HAVE to tell somebody about! 4.I hate it when people fold books, crease them and/or dog ear them! It ruins the spine and the pages!!! And get this horrible sense of pain when i see someone do one or all of the above..i swear! 5.I write down dialogues, descriptions and quotes from books that make me think! a bonus one- I judge books by their covers!! :) The "Book Blogger Hop" is a weekly book party hosted by Crazy-for-Books in the spirit of Twitter Friday Follow. It is a place where bloggers and reader connect over their love for books and reviews, discover and share blogs, make new friend and…

Oh! Dmitri hearts Rose just like Angel hearts Buffy!

I was watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season III on DVD! And omg Vampire and Supernatural books have so come out of there! I guess you have all made that realization before, considering its ancient! I heard about Buffy, but always thought it was a spoof, but i guess its one of the first Vampire novels!
What made me arrive at this?
The loves story between Buffy and Angel is so much like Rose and Dimitri from Vampire Academy! Dimitri & Rose fall in love, Dimitri goes bad and Buffy kills him but he come back! And Dimitri and Rose in love, Dimitri turns Strigoi and Rose kills him or does she?! And he is back too! And Scott and Adrian are the poor chaps who love the heroine who can't get over their ex's! Though Adrian's way hotter, has more character, Scott seems boring atleast in the series!
Annd the Fallen Angel thing in Hush Hush! Angel gets dropped down and so does Patch!
I haven't watched enough Buffy and read enough Vampire to go on.. But thats about it so far…

Waiting on Wednesday #5

Weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine..This feature spotlights upcoming releases that are eagerly anticipated.
This week my "cant-wait-to-read book" is...

Falling for Hamlet
by Michelle Ray
release date is the 5th of July, 2011

I LOVE this cover! besides the fact that i'm (obviously) doing Shakespeare for Literature, i like how its been adapted into a book!
Theblack-and-white+ collage+the couple on the cover+its a super YA Hamletadaptation= I can't to read it!!
Meet Ophelia: a blonde, beautiful high-school senior and long-time girlfriend of Prince Hamlet of Denmark. Her life is dominated not only by her boyfriend's fame and his overbearing family, but also by the paparazzi who hound them wherever they go. As the devastatingly handsome Hamlet spirals into madness after the mysterious death of his father, the King, Ophelia rides out his crazy roller coaster life, and lives to tell about it. In live television interviews, of course. ---Goodreads---
What are you waiting fo…

Vampire Academy #4 Spirit Bound

"Rose Hathaway has been outrunning death ever since she swore to be the protector of her best friend, Lissa, no matter what. She's finally made it back to the haven of St Vladmir's but with Dimitri, the boy she loved, stalking her. Rose can only run so far.
She failed to kill him when she had the chance, and now her worst fears are about to come true. Dimitri has tasted her blood, and she knows in her heart that he is hunting her. And if Rose won't join him, he won't rest until he has silenced her....forever"

I read this book a while back, but been too lazy and busy with things to do!
So here goes! This book was super, not as amazing as Blood Promise but really good! Rose is back from her  adventure,and despite quitting St Vladmir she manages to get back in!
My blood turned cold, when i read the note Dimitri sends Rose, telling her that he is hunting her down. I had to race through the book before i went into shock!
In Spirit Bound, Rose thinks she can save Dimitri …

Blood Promise (Vampire Academy #4) by Richelle Mead

The recent Strigoi attack at St. Vladimir’s Academy was the deadliest ever in the school’s history, claiming the lives of Moroi students, teachers, and guardians alike. Even worse, the Strigoi took some of their victims with them. . . including Dimitri.

He’d rather die than be one of them, and now Rose must abandon her best friend, Lissa—the one she has sworn to protect no matter what—and keep the promise Dimitri begged her to make long ago. But with everything at stake, how can she possibly destroy the person she loves most?

I have to say this first AMAZING!! I love the series and Richelle more and more as i am racing through the series. In Blood Promise Dimitri has been turned into a Strigoi and Rose drops out of St Vladmir to set him free. This time leaving Lissa behind..
She makes a trip to Russia, his homeland in search of him and stays with his family. And even stumbles upon secrets and discovers more spirit user, shadow kissed vampires even! This book follows her journey and her …

Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy#3) by Richelle Mead

"Rose Hathway knows its forbidden to love another guardian. Her best friend, Lissa, must always come first. Unfortunately, when it comes to the gorgeous Dimitri Belikov, some rules are meant to be broken.
Lying to Lissa about Dimitri is one thin, but suddenly there's way more than friendship at stake. The immortal dead are on the prowl and in heart-stopping battle, Rose will have to choose between life, love and the two people that matter most. But will her choice mean that only one survives?"

THIS BOOK WAS AMAZING! I just finished reading and it was the best Vampire Book I have ever read.
I detested vampire novels and stereotype all the YA Vampire to be too lust-driven and obnoxious after the Twilight series (no offence). Though i hope this saves me from hate mail- I liked Twilight the best!
But the Vampire Academy made me change my mind!!
I read this after the first because i couldn't find Frostbite and i got impatient! *hehe* See thats how much i love it!
I devoured eve…

In My Mailbox #6

In my Mailbox is a weeklymeme hosted by The Story Siren. In this feature, bloggers post about books they have recently bought/borrowed or even won them.They could include any other things that you receive in your mailbox too!

I haven't done this meme in a while because i've had a very empty and neglected mailbox. *sad face*
But finally in a long time it has been loaded..okay not quite but i've got a reasonable amount..
This week i got my prize pack for the Queen of Hearts Tour Game from Sasha Soren..I know i meantioned it earlier on my blog but this time its under the IMM heading!

 I got badges from my friend randomly! 3 books Three weeks with my brother by Nicholas Sparks The Immortals of Meluha by Amish Shadow Kiss(Vampire Academy)- Michelle Mead

And a SUPER COOL poster of Kurt Cobain!!!!:D I heart him!

And i didn't exactly get this in my mailbox, i saw it at a restaurant and took a picture on my phone. And decided to include it in my post. I've read it before somewhere lon…

Natalie's 50 Follower Give-away

Natalie over at Book Babbling is hosting a give-away in honor of her increasing followers list which has gone up to 65 now! Congratulations and Cheers to Natalie!! So hop overto her blog , sign up and cheer for her!!

Beastly by Alex Finn (Book+ Movie trailer)

Alex Finn's book Beastly is being made into a movie! How exciting it must be to have your books made into movies!! Her book plot is not original but an adaption of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast! I love the idea and the book synopsis sounds a lot better! And the movie trailer amazing! I am so looking forward to the movie even though i haven't read the book. I am definitely getting my hands on a copy asap! 

I am a beast. A beast! Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright. I am a monster. You think I'm talking fairy tales? No way. The place is New York City. The time is now. It's no deformity, no disease. And I'll, stay this way forever ruined unless I can break the spell. Yes, the spell, the one the witch in my English class cast on me. Why did she turn me into a beast who hides by day and prowls by night? I'll tell you. I'll tell you how I used to be Kyle Kingsbury, the guy you wished you were, with money, perfect …

My first post for March and a very long one about many things

Hello guys!
Haven't done a blog post in very long, been very busy with my upcoming exams!!
Haven't even been able to post reviews, thought i'm reading several books right now..

So, will put up reviews as soon as i am done with them!
Oo..and i recieved my prize for my Queen of Hearts scavenger hunt!
I was so excited, i jumped up and down before finally opening it!
It was so beautifully wrapped, i was in awe..i spent a considerable amount of time
staring at it! Thank you so much Sasha Soren and V at vvb2!
Pretty ain't it????
And i will be hosting a PLAYING HURT blog book tour sometime this month. It will begin once the book reaches me. 
I am really excited because its my first very own blog book tour. Its open to India only..And here are the list of participants so far..this is open to people even to you even if you don't have a blog ,a Goodreads account will be fine! As long as you have a place to review online..
Halinor (my blogging buddy!) [ so we will put up two reviews…