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Valentine In Love review!!!

Stereotypes get you no where in life, especially when it’s your bosses brother. Valentine is a beautiful girl, from France with a mission. Her mission is to one day create an animal hospital that runs for free instead of with a cash flow. but as the handsome Joshua steps foot in her area, sparks fly and well things get complicated.But no matter what she thinks of the guy rumors float around about him. A heartwarming story about how love conquering everything.

Valentine, a great, typical female who showed ambition for her career while resisting the attraction to love. Throughout the short story, she was consistent with no change unless there was conflict between them (which happened often), basically she was old reliable. Joshua, a man of high style fashion with dazzling smile but with a broken heart inside of him. He was a very focused guy on work and showed the signs of being hurt by another woman by resisting valentine. On the other hand, he turned out to be a very passionate guy towards valentine, latching on to her at once.

I enjoyed this story about love, but thought that maybe the love was too instant between them like I don’t know. But no mater how fast the love occurred the story still intrigued me and kept me satisfied. So to all you hopeless romantics like me, read this book or buy it here e+in+love.

So thanks guys and have a great day with your loved ones, or your friends, doesn’t matter just spread the love.

Setierah,

XOXOXOXOXOLXOXLOXLXOXXLXO

Posted in Deep Thinking I do, Doing a Duty

Banned Books is Wrong!

Morning to you guys,

I hope you guys are up for my HUGE serving of opinion and fact, because I just can’t hold my tongue on this anymore. Banned books to me are really stupid. I mean to me, books deliver a way to just get away from all of the shit in our life and to live for an hour, 2 hours or a day without disruption. For most people this is what reading is about for them (adding  small pieces of enjoyment) no matter the content, and I understand there is always going to be those people who disagree with the kind of content but is it necessary for them to voice their irrational opinions. I mean I totally understand that some books have  inappropriate parts but they are just books, chill. But instead of ranting I’ll give you a compelling case.

My question to you is: when did life become more about hiding controversial issues from the upcoming generations? When did life become so controlled? When did the government forget about our freedom to speak aloud? Can you come up with an answer, because I sure can’t. Don’t you remember when you were shown the constitution and promised that you could say just about anything without getting yelled at. If you don’t here’s a quote from it:

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

There are exceptions to this law as there are to any law but It’s mostly clear that we have the right to say,write anything that doesn’t incite fight. But when has a book caused someone to harm another? Not that I know of, at least classics or YA Fiction books.

But not only do we have the right to OUR freedom of speech, but also we have the right to write anything our ambitious hearts desire. Even the president of ALA, Carol Brey-Casiano, believes we have the chance to read what we want to read. Here’s a quote from him: “”Not every book is right for every person, but providing a wide range of reading choices is vital for learning, exploration, and imagination. The abilities to read, speak, think, and express ourselves freely are core American values.” Read more: Banned Books http://www.infoplease.com/spot/banned-kids-books.html#ixzz3QGJpYEKi

The ALA president is definitely hitting the nail correctly, because books can help establish learning and maybe even encourage changes in behavior. In experiments conducted by researchers from Ohio University, they found that people who took on the life of a main character changed for the better or the worse depending upon the situation. Basically, 82 registered to vote graduates had read a story (in four different variations) about a student who overcame obstacles before getting to the booth to vote; the stories also had small resemblances to the graduates lives. After, they were given a  questionnaire to evaluate how that story influenced there actions for voting. 65% of the graduates voted that they voted on election day versus the people that didn’t read the first person story. “When you share a group membership with a character from a story told in first-person voice, you’re much more likely to feel like you’re experiencing his or her life events,” Libby said. “And when you undergo this experience-taking, it can affect your behavior for days afterwards.”

So I’m telling you this because banning books takes away the learning experience that could possibly help change behavior for the better. If books keep getting banned, what will the following generations have to learn from. We may have tons of people to imitate but I definitely think that having books to help us learn is a better way and by taking away these books because of a few curse words, or  a racial scene can affect society in a detrimental way. Even taking away books because they interfered with religious beliefs is a definite no-no. Actually it’s a BIG no-no because that may not go against the constitution, but it goes against the words of Thomas Jefferson that were also used in the supreme court’s ruling in the case Everson vs. Board of Education.

So to my conclusion, without influential books we will be a world of how Ray Bradbury described as “Members of a futuristic society are also as obsessed with their large, flat-screen televisions”. And honestly, that scares the crap out of me, because without books I would be a nervous wreck and then some, like I could never imagine living in a world where books were burned, no matter the book. But no matter what I say, no matter what I do, no matter how much I scream, our society will continue a pattern that is nor healthy nor right but is wrong. The pattern of banning books will continue because monkey do monkey see and soon there will be no more books to ban. So this is how I feel about banning books and I hope you would feel the same.

Cite:

http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/exptaking.htm

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/dreams-of-ray-bradbury-ten-predictions-that-came-true/2012/06/06/gJQAqbs9IV_story.html

http://www.thebookescape.com/BannedWithReasons.html

Hope you enjoyed,

XOXOXLXOXLXOXLXOXLXO

Setierah

Posted in Deep Thinking I do, IDK, Info about Me

Blogging Goals of 2015!!!!<3

GUYS I MISSED YOU,

So like really I missed you guys so much, but to contain all of my happiness I am finally doing my sort of goals of 2015. Basically I have only a few goals that would really make me feel good, and these goals are going to be centered around blogging. Then i’ll make a book goals of 2015 to let you guys know what I’m striving for. But anyways here are my blogging goals of 2015.

1. Take Responsibility for My Blogging Career

As a blogger I dreamed of having a great fairy godmother that would wave her wand and magically make me have a great blogging life. But as you all know ,THAT WILL NEVER HAPPEN. So I soon arrived at the point that I had to work for it and really hard. But I have a point about this so stay with me, I’m confessing that I really want to take more responsibility for my blogging career. Yep, I said it, I feel that I could be more responsible for my career as a blogger.  I don’t know how but I will figure how to better myself as a blogger, because it isn’t fair to you guys that I sporadically post here and there and promise a consistent post. So I am going to change and become a responsible blogger.

2. Be More Social (less loner lol)

Absolutely nothing is wrong with being a loner, which I know but I realized that it’s important to be social and make friends around the blogisphere (I know I spelled that wrong but we will all live with that). I figured that instead of having just my books as friends, I could have actual people as friends. Lol, seriously though I really have no people to talk and converse with about books, unless they are those annoying people who ask about your book and act confused after you explained everything, like wtf. 

But I feel that I just need to have a crowd of bloggers who have done it better and longer, so changing my crowd and improving my surroundings.

3. Become A stronger Critical Reviewer 

I really thought about this goal and think that it may seem foolish to other stronger book bloggers because you can’t change the style of your writing because it’s simply your writing. But I think that if I improve and become more critical, I may one day be able to provide reviews that gives insight to readers while not spoiling the books for readers. This will also help me with my analyzing passages for my standardized tests, so it’s a win win for the both of us. So being me, I am going to try to improve my style, YAY!!!

4. Keep Up With The Jones’s

I know what’s going through you guy’s mind right now, such as    OR     

But I need you to stay with me, keeping up with the Jones’s is to stay alert on the books that book bloggers are reading. I know, who is going to mention the unknown books. Well, I am but I still need to keep up with the newest books to bring my viewers the best informed reviews.

So there are my goals, short and sweet and to the point and I will be following up with my goals in reading for you guys to see. But I hope you guys enjoy your night and ohhhhh let me not forget that I have so many new books and will be doing something to recognize them very soon so get ready for that and have a great rest of the week. Love you guys!!!

XOXOOXOXOXoXXOOXOXLOXLXOXL

Setierah

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Vloggy TIme!!! What Comes to mind.

Yo guys,

So I hope you guys have seen the post that I recently put up yesterday and well let me just tell you that Fangirl was the hardest book to ever explain in words because I loved the book so much that sometimes it’s super hard to be critical towards it. I kind of wanted to say that I’m not a very critical reader because I enjoy reading but if you guys want me to do a few critical reviews I will. Just let me know, and also tell me how bands have just caught me like dead in my tracks?! LIke I swear I have been digging bands like Arctic Monkeys, Bad Suns, The Neighborhood, and like for real more to come. But like what bands are you into like I really am curious to know. But besides my growing obsession to bands, I’ve been up to a lot of reading and I am sooooooo hoping to have some time to get some more into my growing list of books. So far I’m like over 25 books which I hope is accepting to you guys.

While worrying about the amount of books I’m reading, I also have the last of my midterm exams today and Friday which I absolutely hate, but they’ll be over and I’ll be on my two week break, yay!! Break is like the summer I needed in the middle of the year which makes me even more excited, what about you guys, is break your summer? So, I’ll stop rambling on, taking time out of your morning and get some holiday decorating done on the blog lol, maybe I should record the process. SO talk to you guys later, and have a great day!

Love,

Setierah

Posted in Book Review

Fangirl’s Encore

So while in class after one of my midterms, I hugely detest, I decided to write the review of my favorite books this year at least called Fangirl. I really wish my damn computer would stop correcting the title, but anyways the book was an eye opener to a new world that I have never entered: Fan Fiction. The main character Cath is a Fanfiction writer for the book and well is like more than involved in the life of the characters, but she uses that world as an excuse to avoid reality of all the problems faced. Fangirl is the truth about life, love, college and family, which in my book is one of the best things that could ever be written about.

The characters in this book are interesting, lively and creatively different in every way possible. Even the names of the characters are so creative, like Cath, one of the main characters. Cath, a introvert, lover of fanfiction, writes fanfiction about the book (not real) series about Simon Snow. She’s a character that doesn’t spend her time socializing but just writing; nothing like her best friend/sister. Wren is the other half of her sister, basically a introvert with extrovert tendencies. She starts to become different pulling away from her sister becoming her own individual coming into her own person. Raegan, the roommate of Cath, who is a total bad-ass chick who like does everything (including guys) that she’s interested in. She’s how do I say, a dominant figure that scares people off but really cares for her close friends. Levi, is a different kind of guy full of mystery, yet open as a book. He’s the kind of guy that makes your heart race every time he smiles at you; definition, he’s nice, kind and welcoming in every way possible.

The storyline of the college setting was Cath deadline for finishing her fan fiction story for the Simon Snow while dealing with college assignments and students. Fangirl is one of my favorite kind of holiday books even though it isn’t really a holiday book but it’s just a funny, heartwarming story that makes me want to be in the story also. So I absolutely love this book and I give the book an Amazing 5 stars and recommend everyone to read it.

Love,

Setierah

Posted in Deep Thinking I do, Reading Challenges, Something New, Updates, Vlogging, What I am reading

Just a thought…

Early morning to you guys,
So you may ask what I’m doing up so early, since I’m always sleeping, but the answer to that question is simply because a book was pondering my mind. A classic, not my kind of classic but the kind that was written in the late or early 1900s (I have no idea of the date so I’m clueless like you). The book is called The Bell Jar , by the renowned Sylvia Plath who created a take on clinical depression. She not only crafted this tale but many reviewers (on goodreads, where many have an opinion) have agreed that she put her foot into this novel.

A novel including several downright hilarious, dark centered jokes based on her outlook on life. The novels plot is about a lady who slowly loses her mind to insanity (but what do I know I haven’t read the book yet, I’ve only read the review lol). Many say this dark centered book has cut to the core but hey, that won’t scare me the big be wolf away.

So I don’t know that Ill be able to handle reading this book but all I can do is try, right? Anyways, leave comments about your experience with reading the book if you have read it but if you haven’t wish me luck. Alright so I’m going to hit the sac or something like that, so anyways I’ll tell you about my journey and I’ll say goodnight to those on the East coast and good morning to the west.
Goodnight guys,
Setierah 

What am I Thankful for?!

(For Now) Hey guys,

So I know I haven’t been present for like ever, due to my friend, writers block; because, I literally have all these new ideas yet I have no way to communicate them to you guys. So I figured the best way to communicate them to you was to chill out for a little before getting back to the drawing board. So as teachers might say, let’s get started, lol.

But like let me ask you guys a question, have you been badgered by people (anyone in your life) about what your thankful for? Well I have and I’m basically making a public statement to all of you about what I’m thankful for ,so listen up. I really have a few things I’m thankful for, that would be my family and my friends (most of them), books, this one person, and you guys.

So before you get like who is this one person or why are they more important than us or my favorite is it a guy, let me explain. This one person was to special to put into the category of my family and friends due to all of the situations he saved me from and all of the things he’s done for me (yes it’s a guy lol). He’s really been one of my bestfriends so I thought I might tell you guys. The other things are quite explanatory but the one I really want to go in depth about is you guys; I see you guys as one of the things to be the MOST thankful for because your always here for me. No matter how you see it, you’ve been here for me even when I wasn’t here for you guys, so I just want to thank you guys for everything from the bottom of my heart and thats about it.

So thanks once again and perhaps you’ll hear from me more tonight.

Love you guys,

Setierah ❤

P.S What are you guys thankful for? Is it me, please be me lol. Just kidding… but still. Lol.

Posted in Book Review, Book Reviews, IDK, What I am reading

Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Hi guys,

So what’s up with you guys since I last talked to you guys, school, living, mysterious reading of a book or reading a mysterious book. Whether or not you had anything change, or have read a mysterious book I have something that may change your life. This book is called We Were Liars by E. Lockhart, and let me tell you something this book is unrealistically thrilling. But because of the amount of secrets and deception, I have to keep the scene secretive and deceptive, which means I can’t really tell you about the book. #sadness.

So I will tell you guys that this book had me so freaking emotional, like i swear this book will just push you to the edge and leave you there for the rest of the book. Basically, you’ll be an emotional wreck begging the author to just let you off the carousel but it won’t. Even after reading the book you’ll never forget the book, like never. But throughout the ride of the book you’ll enjoy it. Hopefully your reaction won’t be as bad as mine was, because I was using bad language, while crying and well it was serious. But overall, I give the book four stars out of 5.

But before I go, I need you guys to please promise that you guys aren’t going to research the spoilers and try and know the plot before you actually read it. But, I already know some of you are going to try and look things up about the book so here if you look below there’s a summary and review about it.

Goodread’s  Synopsis

A beautiful and distinguished family.
A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.
A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive.
A revolution. An accident. A secret.
Lies upon lies.
True love.

The truth.

So yeah there you go.

XOXOXOOXXOXLOXXLOXLXOXOXLOXO

Setierah

Living Life Like Larry Lol Nah, Living Life On The Couch With Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hey Larry livers, It’s me Setierah a blast from the past lol, I think you already knew that though so yeah. So what’s up in life, have you guys been reading or acting weird and chilling on the couch with cookies, just like me lol. Lol, but enough laughing and I’ve actually been reading ALOT, so don’t judge me you weirdos ( didn’t mean that you know I love you guys).Anyways, I know you guys are probably expecting a whole bunch excuses like, ohh my computer doesn’t work (it doesn’t, it needs to be fixed lol) or my mom told me no more blogging (that would never happen, my mom is all for me expressing my feelings to YOU GUYS lol) and a whole bunch of other excuses, but guess what I have none for you guys. I’ve just been neglecting my blog like it doesn’t exist lol. But here’s an update of everything you stalkers.

A Quicky: I’ve been working (yep I gots me a job, besides this) to make that green lol. I also just started school and well let me just express that school has been as different as ever, like i’ll spare the drama for you guys. Umm, I have been reading and a secret (I’ve specifically been finishing my BookTube book reading) while reading for a few companies. Basically I’ve been more than a regular teenager, while battling with my proper school self. 

So, that was my life summed up in a nutshell and well I should be posting Tuesdays and Fridays around 10 P.M., so check that out. Lastly, I probably will be shunned by you guys by asking this but can you guys go on my twitter and use #questionsforsetierah and give me questions to answer. Please don’t be like last time and let me just cry by myself, in a corner, about how they didn’t want to know about my pathetic life lol. So I am asking, nicely, that you guys could leave me questions please. Anyways guys, I have to catch up with some other things and then I’ll be hitting the sack for bed and for school (ugh) and i’ll talk to you tomorrow morning for a school vlog, and tomorrow night for a review.

Bye guys, Love You

XOOXOXOXOOXOLXOLXOLOXLO

P.S.

Sleep Tight guys, don’t let the monster books bight lol! Lol and thats me eating a cookie. I’M COOKIE MONSTA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Setierah

I GOT OPPOSITION!!!!! :))))

Lol hi guys,

I just had to tell you my happiness about getting the Opposition. This is like the last book in the Lux series and I’m so freaking happy about getting the last book in the series. It’s like boom, pow in the gut lol. Like when I heard the book was out, I literally had to get it. LIKE LITERALLY, I am ftfo (freaking the freak out) lol even though everyone knows I literally just skipped over the actual word lol. But anyways, I’m so excited so about getting the hard copies of the books, ahhhhhhh I’m excited :). But anyways besides that. my day was okay and normal as usual. But before I go, I hope you guys check out my giveaway and totally enter and check the sidebar for the giveaway info.

Love,

Setierah

XOLXOLXOLXOXLOXLOXLXOLXOXXOXLXOXL

Posted in Book Review, Book Reviews, Booktubeathon 2014, Summer Loving, What I am reading

Review: The Distance Between Us

Hey guys,
Long time me no see lol, but guess what I have a grand review of this book that I absolutely fell in love with. Distance Between us, and it’s an absolute amazing book. I’m sorry I haven’t been here at all for you guys but I’ve been busy setting new things up and just a lot of things that required multi-tasking. But besides my complaining, let’s get into this review.

Worlds apart, yet so close. A love so unimagined that it was unclear to Caymen. But Xander could see it from a mile away. This love was messed with rumors, lies, hatred, opinions but was stronger than ever with a unexplained bond between the two. What made this love so special was the way it was constant and never changed. But with Caymen, problems were always expected and never stopped.

Characters, Characters, what could I say about these characters. Well, Caymen was a very stubborn character that never really believed Xander when he said he wanted to be with her and well none the less she’s like me with holding back. But she’s mostly this way because of how her moms opinions inflicted on her, but besides stubborn, she’s fun,sarcastic,funny and very smart girl. Xander, is the PERFECT MAN, he’s understanding, funny, and can be controlling but in a good way. He’s like the matching puzzle piece to Caymen’s puzzle piece. Caymen’s mother, who I must say is a very opinionated mother who is dead against rich men. Her mother was just very annoying at times with her opinions but was a sort of great mother. Skye, she’s the girl that evey girl needs as a best friend because she supported Caymen and just always was there for her and never left her side. She was spazzy, fun, daring kind of friend that made everything better for Caymen. Mason, the guy Skye set Caymen up with, was the lead singer of a band and he was very umm weird. He was the type of guy that was a cool going guy who was a womanizer.

So the storyline of this book is like amazing, I love the romance and comedy. I mean it all just kind of came together and never broke apart. So back to the actual storyline, the book started as a regular day when Xander and Caymen meet in Caymen’s mothers doll shop. And instantly there is this kind of connection between them but Caymen denies every bit of it and tries to go on with her life but is constantly disturbed with his presence. Xander, was a never ending ray of sunshine, lol no but he kept fight for her but against his dad. A lot of conflict happened in the book but the best part was how most of  the characters worked together to improved the problems. The book was like a magical imaging put together.

So to conclude this book was amazing and it definitely made me miss every minute of not reading the book. I give this book a 5 star rating and a definite spot on my favorites list. I definitely think you guys should check this funny romance out, I mean you’ll be like a person that laughs and everybody’s like what are you laughing about. Lol but let me stop before you leave me, but like anyways check this book out and check my giveaway out in my last post or on the sidebar. So I love you guys and have a great day.

Love,

Setierah

XOOXLOXLOOXLOOXLXOLXOOOXOLXOLXO

Posted in Delightful August, Pre-Giveaway, Something New, Starting up, Updates

Giveawayyyyyy Day!!!!!!

Heyyyyyyy guys,
I’m so excited to tell you today that I am heading off my own giveaway, isn’t that great?! Well, I think it’s amazing but here is the great part it starts today or yesterday, I kind of forgot the days and the order of the days. Lol but anyways the giveaway is for some headphones, that have helped me read many times through and through, while blocking any noises with total comfort. What does this have to do with books? Well, these headphones have blocked out noises that you don’t want to hear while reading. The giveaway rules: you must subscribe to the blog (but make sure you take a glance at the content on my blog) and tweet to me whether or not you like reading with absolute quiet or you can have noise in the background. The giveaway will be over Monday August 11 at 12 pm. This is like the easiest giveaway so make sure you enter and I hope you win! Good Luck! 🙂

Love,
Setierah
P.S. Here’s some bonus knowledge, there’s some pictures of the headphones. Also I linked the address to the giveaway below my little side note lol. So make sure you enter and tweet to me under the hashtag called #celebratingwsetierah. Love you guys!
XOXOXOOXOXOOXLLOXLXOLXLOLXO

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Good Morning, I’m just about to go to sleep! Lol

Hey guys,
So I know I’ve been MIA for the past week but I’ve been busy with school assignments for the beginning of the school year, lol I’m so excited. Not, but I am literally just about to go to sleep because I’ve been studying and I guess my brain is overwhelmed with information. So to keep this short and sweet, I am initiating the amazing month of august with the announcement of the plans for aAugust. So basically, if you’ve been with me since August, then you’ll remember my start on the 25th of August. So we are celebrating my 1 year anniversary with my blog, we are so happy lol. Anyways, the plan is either tomorrow or Monday I will be announcing the first giveaway to kick off the month. So please think about being the first person to join into the jolly fun of Christmas in August lol. So have a great start to the morning while I go off and sleep all through the night.

XOXOOXOOXOLXLOOXLOXLOXOOXLOOXL
Love Setierah
P.S. I hope you love the giveaway prizes!!!! 🙂

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Good Morning Guys with terrible news!!!

Good Morning guys,
I have such terrible news and apologies for last week. Firstly, I’m very sorry that I didn’t post what was going on in the Booktubeathon, because honestly there was nothing going on in my reading week besides worrying and stressing about upcoming papers that have to be done for school. Anyways the terrible news is that I literally failed and barely read one book for the Booktubeathon. I literally failed so badly, but because I failed I’m going to to still read those books but mostly only for a book review purposes. So I hoped you guys missed me as much as I missed you and I will hopefully be writing to you tonight. So chill out and have good day if I don’t be back.

XOLOXOLXOOXOOOXOOXOOXOOOLXOLXOLO
Setierah

Posted in Booktubeathon 2014, Inspiring, Reading Challenges, Something New, Summer Loving, Vlogging, What I am reading, What My life is about

Booktubeathon Books!

Hey guys,
So i know I said I was going to tell the books I read on Sunday but if you stalk me on twitter, you would know I was watching movies and living life lol! So anyways, I’m going to list the books I’m read I and I’ll have a gallery with the name of the challenge and the summary. So without further ado:

1. The Sleepwalkers by J. Gabriel Gates
2. Forbidden by Syrie James & Ryan M. James
3. Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer
4 Distance between us by Kasie West
5. The Archived by Victoria Schwab
6. The Unbound by Victoria Schwab
7. Mary Hades by Sarah Dalton

So guys that’s what I will be reading for this entire week, and I hope you guys will be joining me in this journey of Booktubeathon. Remember to checkout my blog all this week for mini reviews and daily update and challenges from Booktubeathon.

Love you guys,

XOOXLOOXLOOXLOXOLXOLXOLXOLXOLXO

Setierah

Im participating in Booktubeathon, Possible Giveaway!!!!!!

Hi my lovely viewers,
I have some news, as the title states lol. I’m going to participate in Booktubeathon, and I AM EXCITED!!!!!!!! The reason for my excitement is because this is my first time getting involved in a Booktubeathon, and I’m so psyched but scared. But anyways I am participating in the Booktubeathon, it starts on Monday July 14- Sunday July 21. But the Information is here and The information is in video form, stating common questions, book challenges, Twitter chats and the tour host information. I’m very excited and am very excited to be participating in this event! But on to the good stuff, Guys I am thinking about starting my own giveaway for three reasons. One, because it’s my birthday soon and I think there’s no other way to celebrate without giving gifts to a few lucky people. Second, because I have reached a happy 513 views (to all the people who are laughing and saying so what, please excuse yourself from this equation) and it’s a big moment for me. Lastly, it’s my blogs 1 year anniversary and a happy one. So I’m asking a dear question, do you guys want a giveaway or no. Please leave comments below expressing your thoughts lol. But anyways that’s all I wanted to know because I think these are some big milestones to celebrate, so let the partying commence August 1.
Love you guys,
XOXOOXOOXOLOXOOXLXOOXOLXOXLXOXL
Setierah
P.S. I am so thankful for you guys, you wouldn’t have made this celebration happen. Also check back tomorrow for the books I’ll be reading, plus I’ll be so anxious to start reading them lol.

Posted in Author, Doing a Duty, Inspiring, Something New

Guest Post by Natalie Wright!!

Hey guys, so here’s the post where the spotlight isn’t on me or a post I did. I happily give the spotlight to the author Natalie Wright to give a guest post on the inspiration behind her books. So enough of my ramblings and further ado I offer this post.

“Amidst chaos and ruin, can love blossom in Emily’s Heart?”

That was the story question I had as I began writing Emily’s Heart. What a challenge! On the one hand, I had to create a believable Apocalyptic world in contemporary America. On the other hand, I had to write a love story. It’s hard for a character to feel romantic when a simple trip to the grocery store can result in death!

When developing my Apocalyptic World, sadly the real-world daily news provided plenty of inspiration. Some of my “Apocalyptic World” chapters are pulled from bits and pieces of news stories I had read. My goal was to create a world that felt so real to readers that they’d put the book down, go outside and worry that they were going to be talked by the “Dark Mob.” Good people gone bad and bad people gone worse.

Yet amidst all of the muggings, robberies, kidnapping and killings, I had to find a way for Emily’s love story to emerge. Sometimes hard times can bring people closer.

So guys I hoped you enjoyed this post of the inspiration that helped this author make a question blossom into an amazing story. Have a great day guys and I will see you later.
XOXOOXOOXOOXOXOOXOOXOXLOLOOXOXLOXOX
Setierah

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Interview with Natalie Wright!!!! :)

Hi guys, so I know that I’ve been busy with posts about authors,books, cover and other things. But I’ve been absolutely delighted to have interviewed with renowned Natalie Wright, the author of the Akasha Chronicles. Anyways, this was so amazing to read her answers, so I hope you guys enjoy the answers as much as I did.

Questions

1. Where do you get your inspiration to write your books?

My first book, Emily’s House, was inspired by a vision I had while doing hypnosis! I had a vision of a golden torc hovering over an Irish landscape. From there, my imagination took off to create the Celtic inspired fantasy/science fiction story that became Emily’s House.

My current work in progress, H.A.L.F., is a young adult science fiction series. It was inspired by a song called Cowboys and Aliens by the band Gram Rabbit. I was driving around my hometown of Tucson, Arizona and this song about mother ships and aliens came on and by the time I got home I had a rough outline of the plot for the first book.

So inspirations come from all kinds of places 😉

2. When did you start writing YA books?

I began writing in 2008. When I first began writing Emily’s House, I started out writing it for adults. But it wasn’t working. Then I tried it with the main character younger – fourteen – and it worked. I find that when I write, a teen “voice” comes out. So for now anyway, I’m writing books for middle grade through high school audiences.

3. Do you have any favorite books or authors that you adore?

Wow, so many. Though I read Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern a couple of years ago, I still think about that book and loved the imagery and world creation. I’m still reading George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire series and I love, love, love his writing. Of course J.K. Rowling is my hero and I adore Suzanne Collins for creating The Hunger Games (my favorite YA series). There are many more, but these are the ones I came up with off of the top of my head.

4. Where do you get your ideas for writing your books?
5. What are your hobbies that occupies your time when your not writing?

Writing, social media, raising my daughter and taking care of our small menagerie (a geriatric dog, two young cats and six fish) take most of my time. When I get the chance, I love to travel and see new places and meet new people. I also spend quite a few weekends selling books at book festival and comic cons so while that’s work related, I enjoy it so much it doesn’t feel like work.

I recently started learning how to make props and costumes for cosplay as my daughter and I are both into steampunk. It began simply as these things often do. She wanted to steampunkify her Nerf gun to be used as a prop for her Halloween costume. It was so much fun that we’re now creating our own steampunk goggles and top hats. Now I’ve been bitten by the cosplay bug and I find myself looking at random objects and considering ways I can make it look steampunk 😉

6. Where do you get your drive to write?

Mainly because the story just won’t leave me alone until I write it down! It’s probably difficult to live with me or be in a relationship with me when I’m in the mega story creation mode because I become completely obsessed with the story and think about it constantly. So it’s like I have no choice but to write so that I can act have a semi-normal life again (at least until the next story idea comes along 😉

7. What’s your favorite part of writing?

I love the entire process, but the first draft writing is probably the most fun. I do a lot of preparation before I write and create a short outline. But when I’m writing the first draft, I allow the story to flow where it will. There are detours and often revelations of character traits or plot points that I had not seen before. It is the process of pure creation and I love seeing where my imagination can go.

8. Do you have any Pre Writing practices that you do to help your writing?

Before each writing session, I meditate for a while to quiet my mind and free myself from mental distractions. Many days, I’ll do a timed writing exercise from a writing prompt or write some poetry to get my creativity flowing. I also turn off all phone ringers and listen to soft instrumental music to create a quiet atmosphere free of distractions. I have the attention span of a flea and am easily distracted by shiny objects, so it’s important for me to do my best to write in a distraction free environment.

9. Do you think you will venture out one day to writing different genres?

Since H.A.L.F. will be a five-book series and I’m only just now writing the first, I’m committed to writing young adult science fiction for a while! But I have ideas that may work for adult fantasy fiction and I’ve begun writing poetry again. So maybe in the future I’ll test the waters in some different areas.

10. Who is your favorite 19th century writer who has inspired your writing?

I love this question. No one ever asks about 19th century writers!
My favorite 19th century writer is Charles Dickens. I love A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities. Both deal with themes present throughout Dickens’ work – social justice, equality, love and the human condition.

I also love that Dickens wrote for the masses, not the elite upper class. He popularized the serial novel and was able to reach a mass audience. So I’m also inspired by his entrepreneurial spirit and of bringing his message to the people.

I hope you guys enjoyed this post and lovely interview with Natalie wright and lookout for the guest post Natalie Wright wrote. So toddles and if you keep your eyes peeled you might notice I’ve posted twice already today and I’m going for a third. So bye, and thank you guys for all the support you give me by reading these posts.

Love you guys,
XOXOOXOXOXOOXOXOOXXLOXOXOXLXOXLXOOXLOXL
Setierah
P.S. I know I added an L in my exit but it means love so gets with the program, lol.

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Cover Reveal: The Blue effect by Rose Shababy

Hey guys, it’s me setierah the early bird, lol nah that’s never me. So as you see above I have a cover reveal that’s really cool, I mean like the book is sci-fi
And the cover is like BAMMMM!!!!! But anyways, here’s the cover reveal and some information and stay tuned for a giveaway babes.

General Information
Title: The Blue Effect
Author: Rose Shababy
Genre: Adult Urban Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Blue Brennan is jaded and bitter despite her pinup girl looks and quick wit. Night after night, she scours the Seattle club scene looking for someone or something to fill the emptiness inside.
When she meets the mysterious Kasey, her world stops… literally. He claims she has the ability to control time and stuns her even further when he reveals his own gifts.
Blue is inexplicably drawn to Kasey and reluctantly enters his world filled with a new breed of humanity. They’re misfits like her, blessed or cursed with powerful abilities, struggling to hide their differences from the rest of society.
Then the group discovers a nameless, faceless sociopath with nightmarish powers; and he’s coming for Blue. She’s left reeling when they discover her gifts are the key to defeating his terrible evil and saving them all.
Now she must race against the clock to harness her own powers and save her new friends. Can she be more than a renegade? Can she be a hero too?

My Judgement
This book cover is like so amazing and I just love this cover because it draws you into it and makes you want to read the book and everything. like who says you shouldn’t judge a book by a cover lol. I definitely think this book is worth a look through.

So thanks guys for checking out this cover reveal, like it’s amazing but anyways I just loved the cover so much and when I saw it I knew I had to be one of the ones to reveal it. So below is a few social media websites for the author and about the author, and lastly the giveaway is below also so yeah check that out and have a lovely day guys.

Websites
Website: http://roseshababy.com
https://www.facebook.com/rose.shababy
twitter: https://twitter.com/RoseShababy
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/6063741-rose-shababy
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Setierah

I’m totally obsessed with Kim Kardashian’s new game!

Morning guys,
So I’m back from my vacation, which I know I didn’t tell you guys about but I did, and I must say that this vacation was stress free and a very happy week. But while in my vacation, I totally got hooked to this new game made by Kim Kardashian, and I must say my life kind of revolves around this. Like I get up and check the game, I eat then check the game and after writing a post to put up today I played the game. Like I’m so obsessed with this game but I give Kim Kardashian her props for making this game because it’s absolutely entertaining for me. But since I’ve been playing this game I feel like I’ve been liking this her more and more. So I definitely think that Kim Kardashian is a great person and I mean that. So that’s my little finding and I definitely think you guys should check out her new game because it is very fun.

XOXOOXOOXOOXOOXOOXOOXOOXOOXOXO
Setierah

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Review: Carnival by K.B. Nelson

The carnival is in town and charlie is finally home. The fresh smell of bunt cakes, the cries of children not winning at the rigged carnival games and the most terrifying rides make charlie happy. But when she meets the guy of her dreams, her plans change and spiral in an opposite direction. While spiraling she learns to let loose and let go in order to live life. Carnival is a book that reminds that living is only possible if you let go and let it happen.

The characters in Carnival are lively, real and a great representation of life when you don’t know what to do after living a constructive life. Charlie is a great girl, with a plan to go to college with her best-friend. She is a smart, funny, thoughtful girl who evolves into a storm of spontaneous. To make her any better, Blue is the guy that gives Charlie a reason to be spontaneously fun. Blue himself is a spontaneous question mark because of the way he moves around without anyone noticing; besides the side that keeps silent, he is thoughtful, cool,sexy guy who knows how to live. Summer, who is Charlie’s best-friend, is a free-living spirit with a desire to got to school. She is a great inspiration for charlie to take risks while till being safe in life; Summer is a very important part of Charlie, they’re like each other’s half. Dylan is a different kind of person because of how he’s acted about certain things, I feel like he was the drama queen of the whole book. There were so many characters in their clique that writing about them all would keep you here for hours.

Basically the book was mostly about figuring out life to the best of your ability while having fun, and I mean felt this theme was dominant in the story. The theme was consistent throughout the whole story making it really fun to read the book. But not to give anything away from the plot, theres romance of Blue and Charlie, action of family problems and drama of where togo in life. This book deserves a lot of praise because of everything fitting in and working well together. I rate this book a 5 but with a warning that 17+ only read this book, because of the content in it. Besides my warning, this book is amazing and you guys should definitely purchase this book. So thanks for reading this book review and I had a pleasure reading this book and I think you guys would too. So I love you guys and have a great day.

XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOX
Setierah

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Prom Impossible Book Review

Prom, a disaster waiting to happen. No boyfriend, blamed for something that wasn’t her idea and stricken by the idea that her love doesn’t love her. Things aren’t going well and to make it any worse she’s sent away to camp for a month missing the summer that everything could change. Maybe it’s possible that the worse things can turn into the best thing. A thrilling adventure, unmasking some of the problems with high school. A great book that just made life better for me.

Laura Paulings characters are just amazing, real and have great development that compliments the plot. The main character, Cassidy, was the best female character I have read about the whole year. I mean her character development was the greatest in realizing many things and she was real and easy to grasp the jist of her. Zeke, the hotness and compassionate guy, he was the best kind of guy because no matter what he was always there for Cassidy and shown a care for her since day one. Jasper, who was the craziest guy ever in the whole entire book, showed no care at any of the time for Cassidy only just to get essays (talk about a relationship with benefits). He absolutely disgusted me and definitely made me hate guys like him so much more. Micheal, who was the nerd who was oblivious to any facts of love, he absolutely pissed me off with not knowing how Cassidy felt about him. I mean it was made pretty clear that she liked him but he didn’t read the signals. Lastly, even though there are more characters these are the most important, Julia. She was Cassidy’s best friend and the most predictable girl or like the girl in the school who is the most popular but who is nice is her. All of the characters were fun and enjoyable to read about.

So the story was basically about a girl who takes the heat ,for her best friend Julia (aka her cousin), for a stupid prank and gets her life turned up by being sent to a juvenile delinquent recovery program. While being sent away, she’s met the most boyishly cute guy with an exception, he’s a delinquent. Well maybe not, but as senior year approaches new lines become crossed, trust becomes scarce and love, well it comes in threes. This book was amazing and had a built in fun experiences, guaranteeing a fun, happy day for any reader. I enjoyed this book and came to find out that I absolutely love YA contemporaries. So I give this book a 5 and I definitely recommend it to hopeless romantics like me.

Love you guys,
XOXOOXOOOXOXOOOXOOXOOXOOXOOXO
Setierah

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Channel20Something Cover Reveal

Hey guys, it’s me Setierah with my all time favorite post, and this is definitely one of the posts I’ve been excited to do. So may I present a cover reveal to you that I’ve been craving to do. So I hope you enjoy this cover reveal as much as I enjoyed getting it and presenting this cover. So without further ado I present to you, Channel20 Something cover reveal.

BOOK & AUTHOR INFO:

Channel 20Something by Amy Patrick
(20Something, #1)
Publication date: August 12th 2014
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance

Synopsis:
22-year-old Heidi Haynes is almost one year into her “real life”. She has her first reporting job and her first apartment, but she’s yet to experience first love. Yes, she’s in a comfortable relationship with her college sweetheart, and according to her friends and family, he’s perfect for her. But for some reason she’s not as eager to talk about walking down the aisle as he is.

And while Heidi’s doing what she wants to do, she’s not where she wants to be. She longs for big cities, big-market breaking news, and real independence from her way-too-close-by helicopter parents. Problem is, the last time she left the security of home for new places and new people, things didn’t go so well. Disastrously, in fact, and she came running back to a local college and a “safe” boyfriend.

Well-traveled Californian Aric Serrano plans to stay in small-market-Southern-Hell just long enough to grab a cup of coffee and put together a kick-ass “escape tape”. He’ll serve his one-year contract, then he’s taking off for a higher rung on the TV sports ladder—alone—the way he likes it. But when he walks into the newsroom and meets Heidi, he may have finally found something and someone worth committing to.

Heidi would be so much more comfortable if she could avoid her new co-worker—he’s just her type—the type she’s so careful to avoid. But that becomes impossible when she and Aric are forced to work together on the weekend news. Now there’s no denying the attraction between them, and she’ll have to decide between settling for the “good enough” life she already has or taking the risk of going for what she dreams of, an exciting career and a real love.

AUTHOR BIO
Amy is a two-time Golden Heart finalist (2013 and 2014). She lives in Rhode Island with her husband and two sons and actually craves the heat and humidity of Mississippi, where she grew up. She’s been a professional singer and news anchor and currently narrates audio books as well as working as a station host for a Boston TV station.

Author links:
http://www.amypatrickbooks.com/

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3247178.Amy_Patrick

My Judgement
This cover is amazing because it helps capture some of the story about her life and the aspects that the books covers. This cover makes me so excited and anxious if I’ll ever get a chance to read it because it would be like the best birthday gift to read this book. But anyways this cover is just amazing and can’t wait for the book to be released and yeah.

I hope you guys enjoyed this reveal and well they’ll be more to come, so keep on living life and having fun and reading till you can’t read one more. So have an amazing day and be well.

See you later,
Setierah
XOXOOXOOXOOXOOXOOOX

Why is there a Sunday? Deep thinking time lol

So good morning guys, I know I haven’t posted any vlogs which you guys love (lol idk if you do) but I’m back with literally trying to think about what I want to talk about today but I am blank like a person staring at a white wall. But good morning and happy last day of the weekend, which is very sad for me lol because I like my Saturdays and Sundays where I usually sit down and literally do nothing but I guess doing something is better than doing nothing. But I feel like Sunday is the most boring day ever presented on the calendar. Like I would want them to change the name to “weekend ender” or “pre-Monday” But this day is also very good for reading, I mean it gets way more interesting and plus what’s better than being in a made-up world. Alrighty then, I guess there was a purpose to this vlog, to insult Sunday. But Sunday is a good day it’s just very boring for me sometimes. But anyways, enjoy your last day of the weekend and I’m going to get some reading done.
Bye guys,

XOXOOXOOXOOXOOOXOOXOO

Setierah
P.S. I’m reading Inland and Carnival so check those books out because they are fantastic.

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Interview With A.R. Williams!!!!

Hey guys, so as the title reads I currently did an interview with the lovely A.R. Williams and loved her answers from the time I read them as well as reading her book, which the post is below if you want to read it. Also keep reading till the end for the giveaway guys! Anyways enjoy this treat.

1. When writing “The Camellia Resistance” did any of your childhood adventures give you inspiration?

It was more the adventures that I didn’t have as a kid that fed into the inspiration for the book. I grew up in a pretty restrictive conservative Christian faith. A lot of the culture was built around being afraid of the big bad secular world, and so the list of things that we didn’t do was pretty long. I wanted to write about starting in a place of fear and dealing with what happens when the thing you fear the most takes place. In this case, (as in most cases) it doesn’t kill the protagonist. She has to find her way when her world has been turned upside down.

2. Who are your favorite authors that influenced your writing?

I don’t want to claim too much for influence because I am still aspiring to live up to the example of my favorite authors, but I love the earth-bound magic realism of Gabriel García Márquez. I wish I could bring Arundhati Roy’s freshness of language to the page or the masterful timing that Raj Kamal Jha offers in The Blue Bedspread. Barbara Kingsolver’s humanity, or Peter S. Beagle’s … well, everything that Mr. Beagle offers as a writer. Jane Austin’s nuances, Alexandre Dumas’ sense of adventure, or J.K. Rowling’s vast control over a million details. There are a lot of authors to try and live up to.

3. How does philosophy play into your writing?

Philosophy is really important to me and what I hope to accomplish as a writer. Books, at their best, give us the tools to manage the things that happen to us. Philosophy is supposed to provide a framework for living. So, to me, fiction and philosophy go hand in hand. My favorite authors have been there for me in times of massive change or major stress, showing me through their characters that there is a context for difficulty and a path through it. They offered principles to measure my situation against and examples of managing with a little dignity. I was a compulsive writer long before I had any idea of being to someone else what the authors mentioned above have been to me, so I can’t say that’s why I am a writer. But my measure of success for myself is wrapped up in whether or not I’ve been able to make someone’s difficult day a little more manageable.

4. What’s your favorite type genre to write?

I don’t think much about genre as I’m writing: the story is the story and then the classification into a genre comes after the fact. There are advantages in everything – the dystopian world lets you comment on the real world we live in without judgement. Urban fantasy lets you ground the fantastic elements of your wildest imagination in concrete and bone. There are advantages in every genre, it just happened that Willow’s story was in a time and place that was dystopian, urban, and pretty fantastical.

5. What’s your favorite type of character to write?

My favorite characters to write are the ones that are relentlessly themselves. Who knows where they come from, but they spring up fully formed and demand a voice that is uniquely their own. Morrigan, who shows up later in the book, is one of those characters. A woman who has endured a great deal, she’s come to peace with herself and her situation when it all gets turned upside down. She has no filter, she seeks no one’s approval, but she’s startled to find that after everything that has happened, she hasn’t managed to squash her capacity to care. I adore her. She’s got some of the best lines in the book.

6. What advice would you give to new authors who write dystopian/ urban fantasies?

Pick your story and your characters first: the world will come as a byproduct of the story. Let the story lead you. It is the people, the human interaction that will hook your readers, it is your characters and their journey that your audience will remember. If you focus on that and let the genre or the setting flow from who your protagonists are, then you’ll have a story that will resonate, no matter the genre.

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The Camelia Resistance (Book One) By A.R. Williams

 

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Willow Carlye, an upstanding citizen who works for the Ministry (the government of the New Republic) making policies for the well-being of others. While taking a business trip, she goes against the policies made by her and lives life for herself one time. For her mistakes she is rewarded with losing her job for living her life. When isolation starts to get unbearable, she gets contacted by a Camelia member and is told about what’s going on. As soon as she finds out what it actually feels like to live she’s addicted to the adventure. But as her adventure is starting, she goes through a web of lies just to find the truth.

Willow Carlyle was an isolated person who made policies that restricted every aspect of anybody’s life. She evolves to this woman who wanted an adventure to find out the list of lies she’s been told to act like an upstanding citizen. She definitely becomes the strong female lead, and loses her feeling as an isolated human being. Warren Lake or Minister Lake is the head of the government and has a history regrets. While being the liar of the characters he is a man who wants the best for his family or loves but finds a bad way to do things instead of being the guy to live with being a white hat hero. Warren isn’t necessarily the villain but in many ways he portrays himself as a villain. Ven is a beautiful guy who is on two sides of the coin instead of one and is a guy that keeps to himself but interacts with strangers in different ways. He is a confusing character to understand but he turns out to be an easy character to understand because he’s like a regular guy always wanting things he can’t have. Ianthe is a very intense character because of all of the things she’s been through but she is a nice person and can be very funny. This character grabbed attention as soon as she waltzed into the story, it was fun to read about a girl who actually feels real with a struggle.

So I really enjoyed reading this book to the point I was begging the book to make new pages for me to read. I enjoyed this book because of the great character development shown as well as the humor that the book had exhibited. This book definitely was for me because as soon as I read about it I had to read it and share it with you guys. Like the book totally drew me in like a moth to a light, it was like fate pushing us together. Ok, let’s not go to far with me and this book being fated for each other but because of the book I thought I could get away with it. Anyways on with the rating, drum roll please, dum dum dum dum the book receives a 5 star rating and a I DEFINITELY recommend everybody over 15 read this book. Before I go I have one last thing to say…… The book is amazing and you guys should read it and those people hoping for spoilers there aren’t any here so get the book and get reading. So I hope you enjoyed the book review and come back for more, bye loves.

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P.S. This is a trilogy series, so I’m so excited for the second books and hope you guys are just as psyched as I am. 🙂

About to Be About that Health life!

Hey guys,

So as the title may have already revealed I’m going to be about that health life, meaning I already eat pretty healthy but I eat so much sugar especially while reading. Like on Friday I was reading Prom Impossible by Laura Pauling, which is great so far, but I’m not going to lie I made brownies and well I ate three while reading so I want to see if I can workout while reading to get that perfect summer body. Lol not perfect but pretty close lol. So yeah, I’m going to work that out and also find some workout inspiration to get started. Also I will probably be doing a review of the Selection series as a whole or over next week, so lookout for that and yeah keep on living life guys.

Peace Out,

XOOXOXOOXOXOXOX

Setierah

Happy National Donut Day!!!:)

Hi guys, It’s national donut day and my taste buds are jumping around like jelly beans because it’s better accepted to eat as much donuts you want than on any other day! So if you like donut’s then buy a ton and eat a ton especially while reading because eating and reading go hand and hand together, I can’t even describe how. Also I hope everyone who wanted to see the Stolen Review saw it because I just wrote it and did it for you guys so yep. Anyways so hopefully your summers are as grand as I hope they are because well mine is great, especially from you guys who follow my blog or just get interested in what I write. So thanks, and I’ll see you guys soon.

Bye Guys,

XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO

Setierah

P.S.

Lets make Local and National Donut places famous and rich.

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Stolen: A letter to My Captor

Gemma had a perfect life before going to the airport with her parents,

"A Heart-Breaking story, that captures the heart and never lets go."
“A Heart-Breaking story, that captures the heart and never lets go.”

from going to get coffee across the boarding area her life changed into being the missing girl from England. A mysterious guy named Ty, finds the girl from his dreams and steals her from her world throwing her into his world full of silence, heat and empty, barren lands. This book was a struggle, what I mean by a struggle was I mentally died, and it was a completely different and such an original book from what I’ve ever read before. It was a rollercoaster of immediate feelings of love, hurt, hatred, with so many other feelings that I currently can’t name. Lucy Christopher, a master mind of words, created the most interesting captor matching with a strong female lead. Stolen is full of pointless escape attempts, enjoyable banters and heart-breaking moments.
The two main characters in this novel have played a huge role in creating a real life heart-breaking story about a girl being kidnapped and trapped in a place with no escape from an emotionally unstable captor. Ty, who was the captor, had a rich history of being hurt, misused, and neglected. All of these experiences have made Ty a lonely, detrimental time bomb, who loves easily while getting hurt all of the time. He’s such a sweetie to Gemma, by helping her, feeding her while trying his best to please her. But while Ty is a good kind person, he made an awful mistake of taking someone against their will and a moral mistake of trying to make someone love him back. While Ty was the captor, Gemma was the victim, and was mostly an interesting character. At some point in the book I felt that she became depressed and lonely and basically lost her fight in her and succumbed into being trapped. I loved the character especially when she started seeing that Ty only loved her and started to return his love back. Maybe its messed up for me to say this but I felt these two characters were meant for each other.

“What you did to me wasn’t this brilliant thing, like you think it was. You took me away from everything- my parents, my friends, my life. You took me to the sand and the heat, the dirt and isolation. And you expected me to love you.” This quote basically explains the whole book of him hoping and praying that someday she would be okay from being in isolation away from society. He did sort of have a good plan but the one thing wrong was he took something that wasn’t for him to take. The truth was that, he was wrong to take her to Australia and to expect her to love him.

This book was the hardest and most amazing book I’ve read in a while and it made me cry and wish that everything was different for her and him. It was super hard to get through with not crying for them and an unemotional person would probably be the only one person that wouldn’t cry. I give this book a 5 star rating because this story was original, beautiful and was full of a passionate, heart-breaking romance. I totally recommend this book to everyone to read because once you do read it, you won’t be able to stop reading the book while not being able to not cry. So this book was amazing and Lucy Christopher has made me into an emotional sap over this book. So, I love you guys and wish you the best for reading any book you desire.
XOXOXOXOXOXOXOOXOXOOXO
Setierah

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Oreos and Movies with fine Actors

Afternoon my loves, how are you guys doing? I know I’m doing great and definitely enjoying watching movies especially watching After Earth with Will Smith and Jadan Smith, which If I might add was okay and I’m currently watching Abduction with Taylor Lautner and Lily Collins which is amazing. So I’m having a fine day and was thinking can Oreos increase the happiness of your day, like I know books can increase happiness of a day but like can those two cookies filled with that white, puffy, delicious filling can create a better day? Lol, I know this is off topic but you know it was a question I was wondering and thought hey, I know I can ask my audience from my blog. So yep and anyways keep on visiting my blog and hopefully I’ll post the review of Stolen. So have a lovely day and before I leave here’s a question to consider, What’s your favorite cookie and does it make your day better?

Bye Guys,

XOOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO

Setierah