Even though I'm supposed to be posting in Inspiring Art, I really wanted to do a Top Ten Tuesday. So I'm going to do this wonderful thing and then I'll hopefully post in Inspiring Art.
I thank the wonderful people over at The Broke and the Bookish for creating this!
Ten Books To Read If You Like This Super Popular Book/Author
I'm going to randomly do bestselling books and authors...
1. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
I've wanted to read this book for a long time. It seems awesome, I've heard a lot of great (and sad) reviews on this book, so I want to see what it's all about. I'm not particularly ready to cry, but if it's worth it for a good book, then let the crying commence!
2. The Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan
I have no idea why I haven't started this series. I want to read it, lots of people say that it is an amazing series, and I'm ready to start the great adventure. -_- I completely blame myself for being slow...
3. The Lost series by Margaret Peterson Haddix
My older sister started reading it, I've read the jacket and it sounds wonderful. Kids that are stranded get to time travel (basically, right?). Well, that part isn't great, but the plot sounds awesome.
4. Anything by Brandon Sanderson
Brandon Sanderson did NOT write a book called Anything. I'm just saying if it's written by Brandon Sanderson, I want to read it. All of his books have a great-sounding plot, hopefully they have wonderful character development and it's Brandon Sanderson. He's an awesome guy! Why wouldn't I want to read something by him?
5. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
She counts as a best-selling author right? Right? Anyways, I super love Jane Austen and Pride and Prejudice is such a wonderful classic. So, hopefully the book is as great as the movie(s).
6. The Selection series by Kiera Cass
I really want to read this book series.
1) The love triangle. (Who will she pick?)
2) The dresses look amazing.
3) My oldest sister read it and I think she liked it.
7. The Divergent series by Veronica Roth
Wow. First of all, these covers are beautiful. Second of all, my oldest sister read this series and loved it. So, I want to love it too! :3 I mean, if they made a movie from the series it has to be great.
8. The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins
I really, really want to read this series. Everyone has fallen in love with it and the covers are so modernly simple. It's beautiful! Each book has an amazing plot and I'm ready to dive into the wonderfully built suspense.
9. The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
I love the movies! :D They are so awesome, and I have the whole collection of it (excluding the Magicians' Nephew; that got lost somewhere) and I haven't read it. I've started it, then haven't continued. So I want to try and read it again and actually get into it. (Bianca has made it through the whole series - still excluding the Magicians' Nephew - but she hasn't finished the Last Battle.)
10. Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
I love Shannon Hale. She's amazing! I've read Rapunzel's Revenge and Calamity Jack and those were superb books. Absolutely stunning! And I really want to read this one. Again, I have no idea why I haven't read it, but I'm going to. Someday soon.
That's my wonderful list! :3
Do you have a favorite, best-selling author? Tell me in the comments below! :3
created every detail and painted a picture in your mind in which you could get swept away. It was great!
The Characters: Wow. Just wow. Well, we'll start with Seraphina. I liked her, but on some parts, I was saying to myself, "WHY DID YOU JUST DO THAT!?!?" She's a nice person, who has to keep this life-threatening secret (which I will not spill for those people reading this before they get the book). She is a very skilled musician, so-much-so that she's the court composer's assistant. She pretty great overall.
Prince Lucian was just great. So great! Gaah! He's so amazing! In the book, he's the guy who will be offended for that moment, then the next day, he'll be like, "Oh, yeah. That thing. I thought we had put that aside a long time ago." IT'S SO WONDERFUL!!!! *Clears throat* Anyways...
There is lovely Orma. My goodness, he's amazing. Just as awesome, if not more awesome then Prince Lucian up there. He is Seraphina's mentor and he... he has a very calm-like personality. I didn't expect that at first, but later on, I kind got used to it. :)
And finally not to ruin anything else, there is Abdo! Abdo is one of the best people I have ever read in a book. He's caring, he's reckless... there's just not a lot of words to describe how amazing he is.
Okay, now that we've gotten that out of the way, we can continue:
My rating for this is 4 1/2 out of 5 stars.
Also, Alexa from Verbosity did a review on this book. Here's the link:
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman - Verbosity Book Review
I completely agree with her for the Writing Style and Dialogue for this book. It was absolutely amazing!
Have you read Seraphina? What were some things that you like about if you did? If you haven't read Seraphina, are you looking forward to reading it? Tell us in the comments!
Carolyn Keene, but unfortunately, I have to give this book a three star.
The reason why is because you found out who the crook was in, what, the first chapter? That made the whole book like, 'Yeah, I know who did this!' but it was very unsatisfying because I am always excited to find out at the end who the crook was, not at the very beginning. Also, I felt like the whole entire mystery was figured out and that the only thing the characters did in the story was elaborate on the so called 'mystery'.
Honestly, I was just very disappointed. Don't get me wrong, it's a great book and other people might adore it, but it just didn't flow for me.
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