Book: Twilight (Twilight Series Book 1) Review

“Vanilla vampires and the wimpiest heroine of all time?”

Author: Stephenie Meyer

Genre: Romance, Vampire, Paranormal, Fantasy, Adventure, Age: YA+

Released: 30th October 2008 (latest UK version)

Okay I know that everyone and their mum has heard of Twilight before. It’s become such a big phenomenon, and thrust it’s young actors onto a global scale. However, the way I remember Twilight is as a young girl, in High School, reading the books, admiring the characters and marveling at the unique perspective that had given to vampires.

That was when I was 14, and I was allowed to like Twilight because it’s actually aimed at teenage girls. So if you don’t appreciate it, well, chances are you’re older and better read…

Warning! This review contains spoilers!

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News: Buy One Get One Half Price at Waterstones

“Have money? Buy books!”

Good news if you like to buy your book in store and have been eying up a few newly released or popular ones. Waterstone’s BOGOHP offer is great if you want to purchase copies of The Hunger Games . Although, personally, this might be the time to grab A Game of Thrones and it’s many many sequels..

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Book: Mockingjay (The Hunger Games Trilogy Book 3) Review

“And so it ends… Finally!”

Author: Suzanne Collins

Genre: Dystopia, Action, Age: YA+

Released: 1st December 2011 (UK version)

Warning! This review may contain spoilers for the first and second book! Although I will avoid going into details.

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Those people that have read my review of Catching Fire will know that I rated it very, very low. The reason was that the books had no direction, it lacked magnitude, it lacked power, it lacked structure, and most of all: IT LACKED A POINT.

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Currently Reading: Mockingjay (The Hunger Games Trilogy Book 3)

“Mockingbird + Jabberjay = Mockingjay!”

Author: Suzanne Collins

Genre: Dystopia, Action, Age: YA+

Released: 1st December 2011 (UK version)

I’ve been reading this series quickly, however, I feel like they are just easy books to read.

Obviously, it’s main target audience is teenagers, that’s probably why there are no “big words”. Mockingjay continues on from the first  and second book.

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Book: Catching Fire (The Hunger Games Trilogy Book 2) Review

“It’s almost a crime how easy these books are!”

Author: Suzanne Collins

Genre: Dystopia, Action, Age: YA+

Released: 1st December 2011 (UK version)

Once again, I have managed to read this book in just a couple of days.

You should know that this is the second book of The Hunger Games and this review may contain spoilers, although I do my very best to avoid details.

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You may remember from my previous review that the first Hunger Games book doesn’t end correctly, and instead is so inconclusive that you almost HAVE TO buy the second book. Well, I did, and the story really does continue on from the exact spot that the first book left off.

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Currently Reading: Catching Fire (The Hunger Games Trilogy Book 2)

“Volume 2, volume 2..”

Author: Suzanne Collins

Genre: Dystopia, Action, Age: YA+

Released: 1st December 2011 (UK version)

Just started reading this. The first book was a very light read and I manged to finish it in just three days. I’m assuming this is more of the same, so shouldn’t take too long.

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Purchased: Catching Fire and Mockingjay (The Hunger Games Trilogy Books 2 & 3)

“Could resist, but decided not to..”

Author: Suzanne Collins

Genre: Dystopia, Action, Age: YA+

Released: 1st December 2011 (UK version)

Okay, so I recently finished The Hunger Games, and I wasn’t going to buy the book until much later, however, I spotted them, and I just thought “Why not?”

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Book: The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games Trilogy Book 1) Review

“Possibly the quickest read ever!”

Author: Suzanne Collins

Genre: Dystopia, Action, Age: YA+

Released: 1st December 2011 (UK version)

So.. it was only a couple of days ago that I posted about reading the Hunger Games and now, I’m proud to say that I have in fact completed it, and it’s sort of restored my faith in “the hype” a little.

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Currently Reading: The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games Trilogy Book 1)

“Does this need any introduction?”

Author: Suzanne Collins

Genre: Dystopia, Action, Age: YA+

Released: 1st December 2011 (UK version)

Started reading it, so… fingers crossed. See my previous post on it.

Currently Reading: Reading List and Upcoming Reviews

“It’s still cooking”

Apologies for the late reviews; I was very caught up with the Eurovision posts. they will be arriving soon.

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Upcoming Reviews

Cardcaptor Sakura, Saiunkoku Monogatari

Both are manga, and I will reviewing just the first two volumes so as not to give away spoilers.

The Well of Ascension (Mistborn book 2)

The second of the acclaimed Mistborn trilogy.

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