Thursday, December 27, 2018

Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K.Rowling Screenplay


Goodreads Description:
J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut is captured in this exciting hardcover edition of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay.

When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone…

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, author of the beloved and internationally bestselling Harry Potter books. Featuring a cast of remarkable characters, this is epic, adventure-packed storytelling at its very best.

Whether an existing fan or new to the wizarding world, this is a perfect addition to any reader's bookshelf.

So this is exactly what you see in the movie, but what I like about this is of course, it almost feels like youre about to take be part of it. You get the smidge bit details or what the whole thing was originally thought it should be. I mean, there isnt much that can be said about a screenplay, it is as it should be, its the original story with the details of how it should be played out. The cover is absolutely fucking amazing. 

Recommend it?
Yes, I mean, if you liked the movie, its a good way to go, in case you ever wondered what the actors read and such. 

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Review: Perfect by Cecelia Ahern


Goodreads Description:
Celestine North is Flawed.

Ever since Judge Crevan declared her the number one threat to the public, she has been a ghost, on the run with Carrick, the only person she can trust. 

But Celestine has a secret—one that could bring the entire Flawed system crumbling to the ground. A secret that has already caused countless people to go missing. 

Judge Crevan is gaining the upper hand, and time is running out for Celestine. With tensions building, Celestine must make a choice: save just herself or risk her life to save all Flawed people.

I was surprised about how easy it was to remember everything that came back to my mind from the first book.  The ending was very satisfying, Celestine isn't a complete martyr as some main characters can be in dystopian novels and get super annoying super quick. The duo-logy is so packed with story and character that I can't help but wonder how Ahern can fit so much in so little time without it being overwhelming and confusing. 
I really love Cecelia Ahern, shes honestly one of my favorite authors, her stories really pull me in. 
Just thought I would go ahead and mention that.
Throw it out into the universe. 
Celestine does get a little EXTRA at one point to prove a point to Art, I was like screaming internally, like im extra too but this was a whole nother level of extra. Celestine, even though this might seem contradictory to what I just said, keeps a level head when it comes to bringing the downfall of the guild, she doesnt think of doing everything herself but rather does seek help in carrying out her plan which I guess is the reason why I liked the ending so much. I DO which that there was a bigger epilogue to see how people managed to adjust after everything was over, but I guess being able to imagine our own things is good too, considering how much I grew to care for the character, its not that hard to do. 

Recommend it?
Yes, I really do, its a good and solid read. 

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Review: Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes


Goodreads Description:
Joe Goldberg is no stranger to hiding bodies. In the past ten years, this thirty-something has buried four of them, collateral damage in his quest for love. Now he’s heading west to Los Angeles, the city of second chances, determined to put his past behind him.

In Hollywood, Joe blends in effortlessly with the other young upstarts. He eats guac, works in a bookstore, and flirts with a journalist neighbor. But while others seem fixated on their own reflections, Joe can’t stop looking over his shoulder. The problem with hidden bodies is that they don’t always stay that way. They re-emerge, like dark thoughts, multiplying and threatening to destroy what Joe wants most: true love. And when he finds it in a darkened room in Soho House, he’s more desperate than ever to keep his secrets buried. He doesn’t want to hurt his new girlfriend—he wants to be with her forever. But if she ever finds out what he’s done, he may not have a choice...

I stand by it, this series is twisted as fuck in the best way. HOW did Kepnes think of all of this, jesus. 
AND, as I followed the author on instagram, I get to find out that the movie is in the works for the first book. YAS! That shit is going to be GOOOOOOODD. 
At first, when I started the book, I was like okay, good flowing from the past book onto this one. As the book went on ,you GUYS, Joe Goldberg is just... Its like he has a need to be completely obsessed with someone, well, a girl, he will become super obsessed with one girl and finds the problem in her life and attempts to fix it, murder will be committed if necessary. Towards the 75% mark of the book I DID start to wonder what had happened to some of the characters from the beginning but then I guess its part of being Joe, that his tendencies get so intense, that he will just entirely forget about his initial problems. He thinks he is a savior of humanity, that him murdering the people that he does is actually mercy killing. LIKE WHAT!
Loosing my shit at this book. 
His analysis of people in Southern California totally hurt my feelings XD I mean... GOSH! RUDE XD
But it did kind of remind of the what seems like a life time comparison of people in New York and Los Angeles, makes me wonder if its true xD

Love surprised the shit out of me, like jesus fuck.
The book would stress me out at times, like just HOW could some of these things happen at times.
Like... JESUS!
Things continue to escalate up until the very end of the book, just when you think you've reached the end and that things are over and done with, BAM!
The ending is pretty much
*evil smirk*
*fade to black*
The book is a total rollercoaster ride that I am glad that I got on and gave it a chance even though I nearly died. 

Recommend it?

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Review: A Million Worlds with You by Claudia Gray


Goodreads Description:
A million universes. A million dangers. One destiny.

The fate of the multiverse rests in Marguerite Caine’s hands. Marguerite has been at the center of a cross-dimensional feud since she first traveled to another universe using her parents’ invention, the Firebird. Only now has she learned the true plans of the evil Triad Corporation—and that those plans could spell doom for dozens or hundreds of universes, each facing total annihilation.

Paul Markov has always been at Marguerite’s side, but Triad’s last attack has left him a changed man—angry and shadowed by tragedy. He struggles to overcome the damage done to him, but despite Marguerite’s efforts to help, Paul may never be the same again.

So it’s up to Marguerite alone to stop the destruction of the multiverse. Billions of lives are at stake. The risks have never been higher. And Triad has unleashed its ultimate weapon: another dimension’s Marguerite—wicked, psychologically twisted, and always one step ahead.

In the conclusion to Claudia Gray’s Firebird trilogy, fate and family will be questioned, loves will be won and lost, and the multiverse will be forever changed. It’s a battle of the Marguerites…and only one can win.

Not going to lie, I forgot a lot about what happened in the last books but I was super excited to start the book anyways.
But gosh, as I continued on with the book I am reminded on how MUCH I LOVE the whole idea of visiting parallel universes, its just so fascinating to discover the world at the same times that Marguerite does. 
Egyptverse and Romeverse, as chaotic as that was were just so interesting and just.... I love it. 
Personally, this series is one that can easily get addictive and that I would love to see as a movie...
*searches google*
Okay, its not going to be a movie but it freaking should.

All Orphan Black fans would be pre-ordering tickets, plus all the bookworms XD

This isn't the first book that I read by Claudia Grey.. Well besides the first 2 books in the series, I HAVE read other of her books and shes DOES seem to have things down when it comes to writing an addictive book. Further proving to me why she is an instant buy author for hundreds if not thousands of readers. 
With this book, I was reminded of the reason behind me being a reader and just loving books so much, being able to fully submerge into worlds and briefly forget about my own in the best way. 
This year (2017) I am trying to tackle as many books as possible before real life truly gets in the way and I have to study more than I can breathe in order to get my physical therapy degree.
Anyways, back to this book. 
This book got emotional in so many freaking places, it was a huge roller coaster of feels.

The ending of the book was fun, there were some unexpected things, some anticlimatic ones as well, but the ending was one of those moments that its like. OH YOUUUU
Or even better. 
I could almost imagine the parents looking right at the camera.

So without saying much more, just..... I cant wait for more. 

Recommend it?
Yes, I really dug this series. If youre a fan of Orphan Black, this is a must.