Showing posts from December, 2011

Book People# Noah Zarc- Meet the brain child of D.Pease

Hello and welcome to today's show at Assortments.  Today I am going to be pretending to be an interviewer on a show called Book People! :D

On today's show we have Noah Zarc,the 12 year time-travelling hero from Dr Robert Pease's debut novel, named after him: Noah Zarc!! If you click on the image of the book above, you can find the review on Goodreads. Moving on with the show.... Lets us begin our character interview with Noah...
To start of with, could you tell us a bit about yourself? Umm... I'm not sure what to say. I love piloting ships. I love time-travel. My sister annoys me (most of the time). My dog's the coolest animal I know. I love PB&J sandwiches. Basically I'm just like any other kid.

*laughs* Indeed! I do recall the fact that your parents are Martians...So what was life like on Mars before you moved to the ARC? I actually never lived on Mars. My mom and dad started the ARC project before I was born, so I've lived my entire life in space, on the ship. …

iBoy by Kevin Brooks

Tom Harvey is an ordinary boy until an iPhone cracks his skull open and fragments of it embed themselves into his head; giving him unlimited access to all technology, making him a new gen superhero! He can make calls,access the internet, tap phone conversations, and do all things tech-y from his head!!
Meanwhile his friend Lucy is gang raped and her brother Ben beaten up...
Set in gangster-ruled areas of London with guns and vile teenagers, iBoy is born- a superhero.
After his surgery he spends his time coming to terms with his new found powers and making moral decisions
for his colony and avenges Lucy's rape. The big question- Are his actions justifiable?
iBoy makes you think about how much you can do to prevents or avenge crime and still keep yourself from becoming a criminal? Does keeping quiet and watching abuse make you correct? Or does taking the law into your own hands and stopping the abuse, correct?

I read this book only because I had to check for content so my 13 year old b…

Women Reading- A Weekly News Bulletin (#4th edition)

This is a weekly feature hosted by Lyrika @ Random Magic Tours It is a quick news bulletin to keep you informed of the events happening around the blog-o-sphere.
Art and Quotes

" I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library." - Jorge Luis Borges
Discussions and Book Chats

Events and Parties

Memes and Features  (including Reading Challenges)

"Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future. " - Goodreads
Click on the image of the (gorgeous) book cover to read an excerpt!
Videos and Vloggers

can't remember if I've included this in a post before..