Booktube-a-thon 2018

It is that magical time of year again. I cannot believe that a year has gone by, and I know that I have not been posting since the last readathon. However, I do want to participate in Booktube-a-thon and tell you all of the good books that I will be reading and what challenges there will be.

It has taken me a while to decide how to do this, but I have decided that I will give you the challenges first and then give you the list of the books that I would like to read during Booktube-a-thon. When I am giving you the list of books, I will tell you what challenges will be completed. The only challenge that will not be associated with any of the books will be challenge one, becasue I am planning on using that on one of the first few days.

So here are the seven challenges that I will be completeing for this years booktube-a-thon.

  1. Let a coin toss decide what you want to read
  2. Read a book on something you want to do – I decided that I wanted to be epic, awesome and confident in myself.
  3. Read a book to movie adaptation
  4. Read a book with green on the cover
  5. Read a book while wearing the same hat the whole time
  6. Read a book with a beautiful spine
  7. Read 7 books

These are the books that I am thinking about reading during the readathon. Some of them are a bit more permenant. Lately I have been a tempermental reader and I realize that I have to be in the mood to read the book. I am hoping that is not going to affect my ability to succeed in this readathon. Let us get started!

  • A Wrinkle in Time by L’Engle – I will admit that this is a reread, but I love this book and I love how our main character goes from being doubtful about her abilities to being confident within herself. I am even more excited to see this movie. This book will cover challenges 2, 3, and 4.
  • The Trials of Apollo #3: The Burning Maze by Rick Riordan – I am keeping up with my tradition of reading a Rick Riordan book during booktubeathon. Sadly, my mom has the copy of the book, so I am hoping that I can steal it to read it quickly before she notices. This will cover challenge 4.
  • The Land of Stories #3: The Grim Warning by Chriss Colfer – I will admit that I am not sure if I am going to read this book during the readathon. I tend to be very picky and pick books that are shorter. In addition, I have read book one and book two aloud. Reading a book aloud is completly different than reading it to yourself, and it is slower. However, I am a bit tired. This book will cover challege 4.
  • Twice Upon a Time by James Riley – I am hoping that I will be able to finish this book. I have started it a few years ago, and realize that my mood changed while I was reading this book. This book will cover challenge 4.
  • Hazel Wood by Melissa Alberta – I have the owlcrate cover of this book, and it is absolutely beautiful. This book will cover challenge 4 and 6
  • Listen to your hear by Kasie West – This book will cover challenge 4
  • You’re Welcome Universe by Whitney Gardner – I have been looking forward to read this book for a while. I got it during last booktubeathon. This book covers challege 2 and 6.
  • The Loathsome Dragon – This book has been on my TBR for a long time. I finally found the book and I am hoping to read this soon. This book will cover challenge 4 and 5.
  • Silent to the Bone – I found this book a long time ago at a library book sale and it has been sitting on my shelf taunting me. The premise of this book is a bit darker than what I normally read, but I cannot help myself but wanting to read this book. This book will not cover any of my challenges.
  • Catching Stars – Also a book that will not cover any of the chalenges, but I have started reading this book a few weeks ago. I do want to finish it during booktubeathon.
  • Sky in the Deep – The last book that does not complete any of the challenges. I am just interested in reading this book.

I am sorry that I do not have the authors for the last three books. I need to find the pile that I have created for this readathon. Hopefully, I will find it and will be able to edit this and post the authors names of those books.

For now, I am going to go to bed and rest.


Chairs, Prophecies, and Thieves…Oh, My!

I have looked at all the reviews that I have done this year, I found out that I have done about five out of the fifty that I wanted to do. I am about ten percent through on the reviews. I have plenty of books to review, and about a week and a half before I start my crazy schedule to fit in more reviews. Though to be honest, some of these reviews are on my Instagram account. At least we know that I have been working on keeping my Instagram and Twitter account active.

So… Are we ready? I will be focusing on completing the reviews for the books that I have read during Booktubeathon. Those books will be Thirteen Chairs, Trails of Apollo the Dark Prophecy, and Story Thieves

IMG_2547Thirteen Chairs by Dave Shelton is about a boy named Jack who goes into this house on a whim. You get to experience in being in a house with ghosts telling ghost stories.

This book completed the challenge to read a book you bought because of the book cover. I also read this book in one day.

Let me preface a few things before I begin this review. I get easily scared. I do not do well with the horror genre, which is why I tend to stay away from it. I do not like reading a book to scare me. I do not find that enjoyable. When I bought the book, the cover intrigued me and I read the synopsis. After reading the synopsis I wanted the book. No part at this time did I ever got the vibes that I would be scared. I was just stoked read a book with some short stories. You would think that somewhere along the lines I would think scary stories with the premise of ghost telling ghost stories in an abandoned house. Instead, I was like, “Hmmm… Jack went inside and he is a curious boy. I am curious to know what Jack experienced.” The worst offense. I saw this book twice before I bought it.

In the end, I gave this book three out of five stars on Goodreads. If I could give out partial ratings, I would be giving this book three and a half stars out of five.  I was creeped out by the first three stories in the book. However, once I got to the Red Tree (the fourth book), I was not as scared. The first three stories made me think about my buying habits and what I was getting myself into. After that fourth ghost story, the rest of the book just didn’t scare me. There were a few that were unsettling, but not scary. Most of my negative ratings are going to come from this fourth story.

Most of my negative ratings are going to come from this fourth story. Let me start off by saying that I enjoyed the premise of the fourth story. I enjoy folk tales and I enjoy reading about folk tales from different parts of the world. However, I did not enjoy the heavy accent. There were so many grammatical errors, that I found the accent more of a nuisance than adding magic to the story. I felt that I spent more time trying to understand what the character was saying than enjoying the story he was giving. If it were not for the fact that I was reading this book for Booktubeathon, I would have most likely skipped this story. I feel as though this was the book that changed the feel and the pace for the rest of the book. In this case, the order of the stories did matter, and I felt as though he should have moved this character’s story towards the end of the book. I understood why certain charters went when they did, but this character could easily have swapped places with another character.

The parts that I did enjoy, was the fact that each character has their own persona in telling their story. It did add a bit of magic and realism to the story. I enjoyed getting to see each character play out their own little quirks throughout their time telling their ghost story. I know that I spent a paragraph complaining about the character’s accent in the fourth story. The other character’s persona, quirks, and accents did not deter me from the story itself. I also enjoyed some of the stories. I felt as though some of them theme and message. These stories were very intriguing and held my interest, even the ones that scared me. I had a hard time putting the book down because I was interested and invested in these stories.

Before I recommend this book, I will have to note there are a lot of trigger warnings. This book has so many that I feel that it should have a trigger warning on. This is considered as scary/ horror book. You are supposed to be afraid when you read this book. I know that I have established myself as someone who gets easily scared, which is why I am putting these trigger warning on here. This book does cover, death, theft, murder, possession, different types of mental illnesses, suicide (both accidental and on purpose), people cutting themselves, and bullying. I might have spoiled the book, and I am sorry. I just want to be extra careful, because I want people to be safe and to make a consciouses choice base off of their own needs.

I do recommend this story. If you are a person seeking a book to terrify you, and you are used to the horror genre, this book is not for you. That is the conses on Goodreads. Those who are used to and love the horror and scary genre, are not scared with these stories. However, if you are a bit afraid and do get easily spooked, this book might be for you. I do recommend skipping The Red Tree which is the fourth book. Understand that if you are skipping this story, you are skipping the character leaving the book. I recommend getting to the end of this character’s chapter. The author separated the book once the stories start, so our main character Jack, his story arc is continued in italics. Skip this story and read the italics at the end, and if you are interested in this story, read it after you are done with the book.

IMG_2546The next book that I read was The Trails of Apollo: The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan. This book actually covers several of the challenges like reading a hype book, read a book with a person on the cover, and read about a person different from you.

I don’t want to give out spoilers due to the fact that this is the second book in a series. But this book just continues on with Apollo’s adventure in trying to restore order with the oracles as a human.

I gave this book five out of five stars on Goodreads, and honestly, even if I was given the choice of partial ratings, I would still keep it five out of five stars.

I can honestly say that I enjoyed this book more than the first one. A lot of the problems from the first book haven’t gone away, but I can say it was not as cringe worthy as the first one. Apollo had done a lot of growing up and maturing throughout this book, as well as the time between the first and the second book. I enjoyed seeing a bit more of that mature side. It wasn’t all about “oh woe is me” and “I am a god. Where is my godly greeting?” We still had this in the book, but not as much as the first one. The other thing that I enjoyed is seeing the interactions of our characters. It was nice to see how Apollo and Calypso argue. It was nice to see them be a bit normal and quarrel a bit. In addition, I enjoy getting to spend some time with Leo and some of his crass humor. I also had more emotions in this book. There has been death in previous Rick Riordan books, but you just didn’t feel them as much. I just felt that the losses that we experienced in this book, felt more, or had more weight, than in some of his previous books.

The only problem that I had in this book is that it got annoying for both Apollo and Calypso having to explain to the same people that they did not have access to their powers. The times that they use them were weird coincidences. It was nice to see Apollo come up with a theory as to why he had access to his powers when he did, but it is a bit annoying to have to go through the rules over and over again. This also includes information. It got annoying for the same people to know and understand that you cannot have godly information inside a human mind, to be shocked that Apollo has no memory of certain events in his past. I feel like a better question to ask is why he has access to the parts that he has.

Other than that, the book is amazing and I do recommend this to everyone. However, you do need to read the first book before you read this one.

IMG_2540The last book in this long review, that I will be reviewing is Story Thieves by James Riley.

This book also covered several challenges for Booktubeathon. It covered, to read a book about a character that is different from you, and to read a book with a person on the cover,

This book is done in two perspectives. You have Owen who is the son of a librarian who is complaining about how boring life is, who gets his world turned upside down when he finds out about book jumping from his classmate Bethany who is half fictional. Both characters jump into a story and have to fix a mistake that Owen made when they jumped into his favorite story. Owen is stuck in the story and trying to fix what happened in the story, while Brittany is trying to fix things in the normal world when two of the characters from the story jumped out of the book and discovered the truth of their origins.

I gave this book four out of five stars on Goodreads. Even with partial ratings, I would still give this book four out of five stars.

As much as I want to hit the ground running with things that I did like about the book, I do want to talk about the one thing I did not like about the book. There was one thought that was prevalent thought throughout the book. That thought was, “this has been done before.” I do believe that this is because I read a lot of books that had to deal with book jumping. This year alone, I can count three books that deal with the idea of our main character, or characters, book jumping. I do not know if this topic is slowly becoming popular, but I felt as though this has been done before. On top of that, James Riley has written a series about a story book princess who grew up in the normal world and was transported back into the fairy book world.

With that stated, here are the reasons why I loved the book. One of them, is all the literary reference, especially towards Harry Potter. In the beginning of the book, so many books are referenced. Even the made up story is noted as a knock off to Harry Potter. In addition, I enjoyed jumping into War of the Worlds. All of the stories that have book jumping, our characters mainly jump into your typical fairy tales or beloved classics like Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland. Another thing that I enjoyed, was that with all the referencing that existed in the book, our author even referenced himself. It was interesting to see his other works on the shelves of the library as well as the librarian talking about her experience with him. That was quirky and cool. A third reason why I liked this book, is that James Riley played with your typical tropes. I do somewhat have a problem with it, in that it made me feel like I was reading something that I have read before. However, I enjoyed how he changed those tropes in the story. for example, one of our characters had your typical catch phrase and wink but changed the moment he realized how different things were. Another trope was Bethany’s father and how the parents met. Who was the story book character followed the typical trope, but how they met, wasn’t the same as the other books. Though it does make me wonder as to what book the character parent came from. In all, the story was fun, the characters were kind of believable, but the writing was amazing and I enjoyed the premise of the book. There were a lot of moments that I really enjoyed that stood out (that I cannot tell you due to spoilers), and I am looking forward to reading the next book.

In all, I do recommend this book to everyone. I do feel as though you will have fun and enjoy yourself in a world full of fictional characters in our world, and those of us in their world.

That is it for this review. I am sorry that this was a long post, but I do hope that you enjoyed all three reviews. If you have read any of the books, or have questions on what I have read, please leave a comment down below.

Until next time.

Happy reading from Super Bookworm

Serafina and the Black Cloak Meets Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index Review

The problem with coming up with a TBR for a readathon is that now all I want to do is to read all of the books that I have chosen. Sadly, in this case, I cannot. I just don’t want the stress of having to come up with a replacement book. I still have some books that I need to finish reading, but I decided that I was due for some reviews. So let’s hope that this will not be a really long post.

I will start off with the books that I have read in Booktubeathon.

IMG_2542The first book that I got to finish in Booktubeathon was Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty. This book is about a girl who lives in the basement with her father. One night as she is going through the house she sees a little girl running away from a man in a black cloak. When she is following the duo, she sees that the girl gets swallowed up by the cloaked figure. This brings us to the adventure of our girl trying to figure out who this cloaked figure is while trying to save the people whom he has consumed.

I gave this book four out of five stars on Goodreads. If I was to be honest, I would have given the book four and a half stars out of five. I really love our main character Serafina. I not only love her sense of right from wrong, I really enjoyed how realistic she felt. I enjoyed her honesty. She was not afraid to admit how terrified she was going through some of her situations that she was in. The only issue that I had with our main character was that I felt she was a bit too mature for a 12-year-old. The other issue that I had about our main character is her success in interacting with the world for the first time. for the 12 years of her life, the world never knew that she existed. the only human interaction that she had was her father. I felt that she was too successful in being able to interact with people and her new surroundings. I am sorry, that was the one really unrealistic aspect of Serafina. In a way, I really wanted to see her develop and grow from this new experience. There was no growth, in which Phycology and science claim there is a need for.

As the story itself, I enjoyed it. There were parts of the book where there was little to no action, and the book did go back and forth with the action. I will admit that those slow parts are your most important parts because there is a lot of details hidden within those sections. There were a couple of times where I had to reread sections because I felt like I was missing something. The other thing that I enjoyed about the story was there were a couple of moments in which I was creeped out. Let me highlight the word couple. I can actually tell you there were two moments that I was creeped out. The story isn’t horror. I would say it is a mystery with a couple of thriller vibes.

I did do a combination of reading the book as well as listening to the audio. I will have to say that the audio performance was really good. Cassandra Campbell is a great voice actress, and I felt as though she gave Serafina more of that realistic feel. I also felt as though she brought the story to life.

In the end, I do recommend reading this book. I believe that everyone will enjoy it. If you do not have time to read it, I do recommend the audio. I know that you will love listening to Cassandra Campbell’s voice and how she brings the story to life with her words.

IMG_2539The second book that I read during Booktubeathon was Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index by Julie Israel. This book is about Juniper coming to terms with the loss of her sister and dealing with the grief that comes with it. In addition, you also have her trying to find closure with finding this mysterious lover whom her sister wrote a love letter to.

This is the part where I will try not to divert too much, but I do wish that Goodreads allow partial ratings for books. If I am to be honest, this book is 3.5 stars out of five. Instead, I am going back and forth giving the book three to a four-star rating. Don’t get me wrong. I enjoyed the story. I enjoyed the writing. I enjoyed the growth of our main character. It is just that I feel disappointed with this book. I just felt as though there should be more to this story. I am also disappointed in how this book ends (I am not going into details for a spoiler free review). I get why the author did what she did, but I still don’t feel the closure. I believe that a book should give you at least a different perspective, but should also fulfill you and inspire you. As much as this book does give you a new perspective and a different take on an experience, it did not fulfill me.

Before I recommend this book there are a few trigger warnings. In this book, there is abuse, talk of suicide, bullying, abandonment (from both a parent and friend), and a little bit of residual trauma from the accident. With that said, if you are triggered by any of these or just the talk of loss, don’t read this book. It is not worth it. I rather you be alive and safe than trying to read this book.

With that said, my recommendation for this book is to read it at your own choice. I do not feel confident in recommending this book to you (This is the other reason why I gave this book three stars on Goodreads). On one hand, I want you to read it for the sake of having a dialog about this book. I want to talk to you about who you think You might be, and about your thoughts on this book. On the other hand, I also do not want you to feel as disappointed about this book as much as I am feeling. As much as this book does give you a new perspective and a different take on an experience, I believe that when you finish a book you should be fulfilling.

I do hope that you enjoyed the reviews. If you have any questions or concerns or you just want to talk about the two books leave me a message down below.

Until next time.

Happy reading!

Booktubeathon 2017

I find this very fitting that WordPress just informed me that it is my four year anniversary. Why? The reason why I started this blog was to document my experience with booktubeathon back in 2013. I can honestly say that I am excited to not only participate in Booktubeathon this year but to be back on my blog. A lot has happened and there is a lot of catching up to do, but today I just want to focus on the challenges and the fun that I will experience for booktubeathon.

In case you want to know, Booktubeathon is a week long readathon hosted by Ariel Bissett. It is a week where booktube gets together to have fun, read, and to complete some challenges, not just reading, but with videos and Instagram.

This year reading challenges are…

  1. Read a book with a person on the cover
  2. Read a hyped book
  3. Finish a book in one day
  4. Read about a character different from you
  5. Read a book outside
  6. Read a book you bought because of the cover
  7. Read 7 books
  8. Read the group book Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index by Julie Israel

I do not have the video and the Instagram challenges. Those are usually given the day of that given challenge.

This event is fun and it is happening from Monday, July 24th to Sunday, July 30th.  It starts at midnight in your area, and end at midnight in your area. It is not like some of other readathons, like Dewey’s 24-hour readathon, where everyone starts at the same time. It is one of my favorite experiences is seeing all the different times that these readathons start and end. I really do recommend for everyone to try it out.

I am really excited to share with you all the books that I am planning on reading. However, I must admit that I got a little too crazy. I just saw that the readathon was coming, watched the reading challenges video and started grabbing books off my shelf. In short, I have currently 17 books (18 if I do not finish my current read) that will fit the challenges, and barely any time to read any of them.  I was looking at times for reading, and not doing video or Instagram challenges, and my worst days this week is on Tuesday and Thursday where I have 3.5 hours of reading time. If I take an hour to do the Instagram challenge, I would be left with 2.5 hours of reading. However, this year I would like to try to do at least one to two video challenges as well. I will see. I really want to read more than anything.

I figure that the best thing to do is to share with you all the books that I picked in excited glee.  Show you the top picks that I wanted to read by the end of this week. I figure if I do not read all the books that I wanted to, for what ever reason, I have at least several options to choose from to help me succeed with this readathon.

Here are all of the books that I grabbed while I was preparing for this year’s Booktubeathon.

  1. Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index by Julie Israel
  2. Click Clack Quackity Quack By Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin
  3. The Book No One Ever Read by Cornelia Funke
  4. The Trails of Apollo: The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan
  5. Almost Home by Nora Raleigh Baskin
  6. Thirteen Chairs by Dave Shelton
  7. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespear
  8. New World Rising by Jennifer Wilson
  9. Mosquito Land by David Arnold
  10. Story Thieves by James Riley
  11. Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book by Jennifer Donnelly
  12. The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
  13. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling
  14. Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
  15. The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas
  16. The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
  17. A Million Junes by Emily Henry
  18. Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty – The book that I am currently reading and hoping to finish before the readathon tomorrow.

Now I thought of the many ways to show you how I could easily succeed these challenges. It was the one thing that made me almost make a video of my TBR. However, I figured out how I can successfully make that TBR.  Are you ready? I hope so…

  1. Read a book with a person on the cover

2. Read a hyped book

3. Finish a book in one day – Here are all of the books that I could finish in a day

4. Read about a character different from you

5. Read a book outside – So I have been having some health problems for a while and one of the issues that I have is light sensitivity. With the fear of the light sensitivity, I have decided to read some short books. I do feel like I am cheating a bit, so I choose two books for this challenge.

6. Read a book you bought because of the cover – I am starting to realize that my buying and book choosing habits. I really need to stop and think things through.

7. Read 7 books -I know that these are more than seven books, but these books are my top choices that I want to read throughout the week. I do want to point out that I did not put these books in the order of the challenges or how I want to read them. I just wanted to list books that I really want to read for the readathon.

8. Read the group book Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index by Julie Israel


That, my dear friends, is my TBR for the booktubeathon. I do hope that I will be able to get through as many books as possible this coming week. I will post my schedule for the coming week down below. I just did not have enough time to figure out which books I want to read at which time. I might just end up filling in the calendar and letting you know what I have been reading throughout the week with my update.

Without futher ado, we must begin, since the first sprint is going to happen any minute.

Until next time… Happy reading!



July Book Haul

I know that it is a little late, but I was waiting for one book to arrive. Let’s just say that it took a little over a month to get to me. Alas, I now have it and I am ready to do a book haul. Now the month of July I did go a little overboard, but it was my birthday month. What could be a better way to treat yourself than to buy books? So, let us begin.


The Laini Taylor trilogy, the Giver quartet, and Fairest I got on Amazon, all around the beginning of the month. For some strange reason, the Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy came to me really dusty. Even though it was wrapped in plastic, the books, and the box was dusty inside its plastic wrap. Both the trilogy and the quartet I got from Amazon on that Prime Day. Let’s just say that I have gotten spoiled with Amazon Prime shipping. Yes this is just a close up of a bigger picture.


The book from The House of the Scorpion all the way down to Revel (I believe) I rescued from my sister. She was not sure what she was planning on doing with some of her books so I decided to “adopt” them. All the other book on this shelf I got at several different library book sales. Some of these books are repeats, but they are repeats for a reason. The original books that I have are starting to fall apart.

After I thought I was done shopping and buying book I was able to receive The Secret Garden. Now I bought this book back in February when I preordered Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. I was surprised that they gave me the books separate since there was a week between receiving both books.


Some of the books I bought at the same time, they just took a while to get to me. For example, The Stars Above was one of the books I bought in July, was told that I would receive it in early August, and got it before Harry Potter at the end of July. IMG_2305[1]

Then booktubeathon came around and I could not help myself, so I bought a few more books. From book depository, I got the Mistborn Trilogy. Then I got Wonder and Rebel in the Sand. Now I got Wonder because I grabbed Auggie and Me at the library continuous book sale. I just forgot to take a picture of Auggie and Me.

The next book also took forever to get to me. Too bad, they could not have delivered the book via owl, because the amount of spoilers on the internet was intense. Scary that the spoilers started to exist within the first few hours of the book being release. The next book that I have received was Harry Potter and the Curse Child.


Finally, after having to wait an extra 10 days for, I was able to receive Winter. I cannot understand why it took these people over a month to send me my book, but it took a long time.  I am glad that it is in my possession now, but I cannot help but look at the thickness of this book. This book is huge. I cannot wait to start reading it/ lugging it around. DGQM9203[1].jpg

However, I will add one more book. On International Book Lovers Day I did buy a book. I bought How to Hang a Witch. I could not help myself. The premise of the book looks amazing and I wanted to get into the world. Yet at the same time, I want to wait until it is October to start reading it. Just check out the book trailer. It looks really cool.


That is my book haul for July. Hopefully, I will be able to tone down my book buying for the next few months. That was 40 books in a month and a half. Oops.

I do hope that you enjoyed this book haul. Have a great week and I will see you next time. Happy reading!

July Wrap up and August TBR

July was a really good month in reading. I did a lot of catch up with my Goodreads yearly reading, thanks to Booktubeathon. I also completed the challenge this month during Booktubeathon.

I read a total of 18 books, maybe 17. This equates to 3,922 to 39720 pages read. I am really happy with the outcome of this month and all the reading that I was able to accomplish. Now one of the books is really weird. It is a series of books within a series. In doing some research with the most recent book that I am reading, I have discovered that books one through four are all part of the first “book.” I do not know how else to word it. On one had Goodreads does recognize the first book as an individual book but at the same time part of a compilation.

Moving onto August. I am not sure how much reading I will be able to do since we are getting towards the end of summer and starting with school in a few weeks. On one hand I am ready for school to start, but on the other hand, I still want a little bit more time to relax and enjoy the summer weather.

The challenge that I get to achieve this month is to “read a book in one day”. I am looking forward to this challenge since I have completed it before.

  1. I do want to finish the Blood and Snow series by RaShell Workman. I have left
    1. The Revenant in Training
    2. The Vampire Christopher
    3. Blood Soak Promises
  2. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J. K. Rowling
  3. An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
  4. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K Rowling
  5. Flunked by Jen Calonita

I am thinking of doing  The Vampire Christopher as my book in one sitting. Almost all the other books I have started but I have never finished, and it is time for me to finish them.I can tell you that I am excited to start and finish The Cursed Child.

What are your reading plans for the month of August? Do you have any fun adventures planned for the last few days left of summer (or winter)? Let me know down below.

Have a great week and I will see you next time. Happy reading!

July Owlcrate 2016

I believe that out of all the boxes that Owlcrate has made, this was the one box that so many people looked forward to. I know I was, and I will admit that I was hoping to get the evil box, but I am glad that I got the good one. Now let’s begin with the unboxing.

Of course, the first thing that I grabbed was the card. The front of the card is interesting and unique.I do like the comic book feel of it with the issue number stating how many boxes they have sent out. However, it is the back of the card that tells you whether you got the good box or the bad box. Not wanting to post spoilers here I will not post the back of the card until after I show all the items.


Next, I grabbed my Funko Pop figure. I am so happy. I when I grabbed the figure I was ecstatic to receive Luna. Luna is not one of my favorite characters from the Harry Potter world, but as I continue to watch and read the book, I am becoming more and more fond of her and her wisdom.


The next item that I grabbed was an Alice bookmark from Alice and Wonderland made by Jane’s Tiny Things. I really love the quote at the back that states, “I know who I was when I got up this morning but I think I must have changed several times since then” by Lewis Carol.

The next item that we received was a sticker by Drop and Give me Nerdy. It is a sticker quote that is based off the book Illuminae. I have not read this book, but the sticker is cool.


The next item was an awesome Millennium Falcom necklace from Vector Engraving. I believe we got the Tardis Pin from them a while ago. The necklace is great, and I did get a lot of compliments on it from both adults and kids. However, the adults were more excited about the necklace than the kids. I do have a couple of problems with it. One being the size. I felt as though the chain could be an inch or two longer and the second is that the pendant does not move on the chain. I understand why the made the necklace the way they did, but I like my pendants to be able to move on the chain. (Yes, I do play with the pendant constantly.) Other than that, the pendant is just the right size with amazing details.

We also got a bookmark promoting the book Every Hidden Thing. This bookmark is a bit interesting because you can color on the back of it. Which is cool. It also has a quote of the book behind it.

Finally, we got to the book. I am so glad that I held back until I got this box. I thought we were going to get this book from Owlcrate and I was right, but I am even more stoked that I have the book in my possession right now. The book we got this month was This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab. In addition to the book, we got a signed nameplate, the letter, and a covers coloring book.

At the end, we got the theme for next month wich is YA Times. The new theme sounds interesting and cool and I am looking forward to what will be in that box. We are getting something that is based off the book Eleanor and Park.

That is it for the unboxing. I do hope that you have enjoyed it. If you like what you see you can join by clicking on the link. The monthly subscription is about $30.00 plus shipping. They also have rates for three months and six months. You will receive you box around the 20th of every month.

I will see you next time. Happy reading!

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