Off with his head

When pleased, I beat like a drum. When sad, I break like glass. Once stolen, I can never be taken back. What am I?

Book Details

Heartless
Author: Marissa Meyer
ISBN: 9781509814138
Genre: Fantasy
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books
Publication date: February 9th 2017
Number of pages: 450
My Rating: ★★★☆☆

How I heard about the book: I received a while ago The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer and enjoyed the reading. It was easy, fun, and decided to give a try to other of her work. Browsing for some new books at one moment in time (something that happens quite often), I saw Heartless and decided to add it to my wish-list. So, one day when money wanted to be spent on books, decided to buy it. And I mean… look at that cover. I know, should not judge a book by it’s cover, and I’m not, I just buy the pretty ones.

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Going outside is highly overrated

Being human totally sucks most of the time. Video games are the only thing that make life bearable.

Book Details

Ready Player One
Author: Ernest Cline
ISBN: 9780307887436
Genre: Science Fiction
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: August 16th 2011
Number of pages: 374
My Rating: ★★★☆☆

How I heard about the book: I have to say that for the past years I failed miserably watching videos or reading blogs to find out what was new in the book world. I focused on my reading list and the authors I knew and liked, missing out some of the hot stories as they got to see the light of day – unless it was everywhere and I could not escape it (see the Fifty Shades mania that is still going on). One summer day I was browsing around social media when I saw a post from one of my virtual friends about this book hitting the big screen. I didn’t pay too much attention to it at that time, but since then started to see it whenever I went to the bookstore, online or in store. I read a bit the synopsis, can’t say it hooked me from the beginning, and it remained for a while in the back of my mind. Until one day when I spent the afternoon browsing between books in the bookstore while my friend stood there reading the first chapters of Ready Player One. A few days later, the finished book was handled to me smiling – both the owner and the book – and I had to give it a go.Read More »