T5W: Favorite Bromances

As always, topics for these entries are taken from the Top 5 Wednesday group on Goodreads. The group was created by Lainey. Now the group is under Samantha’s moderation, you can find her here.

Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Bromances

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Harry Potter and Ron Weasley from Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

Oh Ron and Harry are by far one of my favorite friendships ever…  i know they had their ups and downs but their friendship means the world to me and my childhood and everything … blah, blah, blah.. do  have tosay more?

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Isak Valtersen and Jonas Noah Vasquez from Skam by Julie Andem

This gotta be one of my favorite relationships ever, such good friends, just thinking of their friendship, their bromance makes me all emotional… Jonas has one of the most amazing moments on the history of TV showing his support to his best friend… i just adore them so much.

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater Artwork by Cassandra Jean: http://cassandrajp.tumblr.com/post/38242076261/the-boys-a-la-the-raven-boys-by-mstiefvater#_=_

The Raven Boys (Adam, Gansey, Noah, and Ronan) from The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater

These boys… their friendship and their amazing world… these guys just are such good friends, and so loyal to each other.. i want to cry … i just have no words to describe how much i love them all and the books they are from … Maggie Stiefvater just works magic.

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Kate Harker and August Flynn from This Savage Song by V. E. Schwab

I know these aren’t two guys, but their bromance is still of epic proportions… now i’ve only read the first book but i hope it doesn’t develop to more than their friendship because it was so amazing, they are so much about each other without falling into the cliche of falling in love with each other, simply amazing… another author working magic.

(I couldn’t find the author of the art, please if you know who made the fanart let me know so i can give them full credit for it!!)

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Poe Dameron and BB8 from the Star Wars Franchise

Oops… my hand slipped… So maybe BB8 isn’t a guy … but the bromance is real. Poe and BB8 fighting together in a galaxy far far away… these two sure are good friends who trust each other and have each other’s backs always!

and you… what are your favorite bromances?

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T5W: Books From Before I Joined The Blogosphere

As always, topics for these entries are taken from the Top 5 Wednesday group on Goodreads. The group was created by Lainey. Now the group is under Samantha’s moderation, you can find her here.

Top 5 Wednesday: Books i loved before i joined the blogosphere!

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

I’ve been reading these books since i was about 9-10 years old, so it’s pretty obvious that these are books i loved many years before i even thought about having a blog at all. These books are my childhood and the one stable thing in my life as a whole. Man, i love these books so much. *The Goblet of Fire is my favorite from the series*.

 

Daddy-Long-Legs (Daddy-Long-Legs, #1) Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster

This book was read to me for the first time when i was 10 and for the very first reading, i loved it to pieces.  It’s been a while from that first time and I’ve read it many times since then, but i never get tired of it, quite the opposite to be honest, with each time i revisit these characters i love them even more.

 

 

The Gospel According to Larry The Gospel According to Larry by Janet Tashjian

The book that closes the holy trinity of my beloved ‘childhood’ books is this one (the other two titles being the ones above). I don’t think i can express in words how much i love this book… it means so much and i’ve learned so much from it. It’s a shame it’s so little people know and talk about it.

 

 

My Name is Memory My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares

From the author who brought The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, this book is one of my favorites. I read it maybe two years ago but as i just started reading it became an instant favorite, forever. It’s a shame not many people seem to know or talk about it in the online community because i think many would really enjoy it… I recommend it so much.

 

Every Day (Every Day, #1) Every Day by David Levithan

This was the first book i’ve ever read by the author David Levithan and the moment i started reading i fell in love with it and the way he writes. Honestly, i think everyone should try and read at least one David Levithan book because they are just the best. Since reading this first book and joining the blogosphere i got an e-arc or the ‘sequel/companion’ of this book to review by netgalley and then i also got to meet the author and it was just awesome. Like, starting reading this book brought so many satisfactory and happy moments that part of them i could then share in my blog… it’s been just AMAZING.

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T5W: Characters’ Fitness Routines I Want

As always, topics for these entries are taken from the Top 5 Wednesday group on Goodreads. The group was created by Lainey. Now the group is under Samantha’s moderation, you can find her here.

T5W: Characters’ Fitness Routines I Want

Naruto, Vol. 01: The Tests of the Ninja (Naruto, #1) Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto

Training to be a Shinobi would be such an amazing fitness routine, you don’t only exercise your body but you also learn to do a bunch of amazing stuff.

The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 

Having to practice survival skills is one of my dreams, like what wouldn’t i give to know which plants are edible, how to fish and survive in nature without all the electronics and such!

City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) City Of Bones by Cassandra Clare

One great fitness routine to follow would be the one shadowhunters do, with all the training and studies, i want to be part of it!

The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) The Maze Runner by James Dashner

The life in the Glade could be a great way of life, i sure would want to live that way if i had the opportunity, having a self-reliant society and all, it could be an amazing experience.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

Okay, not a fitness routine, but a routine nonetheless, living as a witch, studying in a school of magic and witchcraft and whatnot, it would be living the dream for sure.

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T5W: It Got Better

As always, topics for these entries are taken from the Top 5 Wednesday group on Goodreads. The group was created  Lainey. Now the group is under Samantha’s moderation, you can find her here.

T5W: Books Series That Got Better

1. Harry Potter by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)

I’m not saying the first book wasn’t good, because for me every Harry Potter book is great but i have to admit that when you reread them a few times you can see how JK Rowling gets more and better into the world and the story with each book… Also, Harry Potter is like wine it gets better with age.

2. Half Bad Trilogy by Sally Green

Half Bad (The Half Bad Trilogy, #1)

I have to say it… The first book was a little difficult to get into for me the first time around but i pull through and then the second and third book were perfection and i’m in love with this trilogy.

3. The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)

I love The Raven Boys both the biys and the book but i gotta say that as you keep on reading the following books it gets even better ?? Honestly these books are so amazing, i love them.

4. Percy Jackson series/The Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)

I have to say that though i really enjoyed the Percy Jackson series i didn’t like it as much as i love the continuation, Heroes of Olympus… May be because it’s more middle grade going into young adult, but i enjoy the latter much better than the first series… I don’t know, Uncle Rick’s books just keep getting better.

5. The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)

I may be cheating a little here because i haven’t read the last book yet but… Like, the first book was really enjoyable and good but then the story got even better ?? So much better, i totally love those books and i’m sure the last one will be awesome.

What series do you think got better with each new book release?

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T5W: A Whole New World

As always, topics for these entries are taken from the Top 5 Wednesday group on Goodreads. The group was created  Lainey. Now the group is under Samantha’s moderation, you can find her here.

Top 5 Wednesday: Books Set In A Non-Western World

Okay,  i tried to find some books set in a less western world, but i failed to find any that i read and actually enjoyed very much, so instead decided to show you the ones i want to read the most from my TBR.

*If any of these books actually don’t relate to the topic i’m sorry, i just realised how little i’ve read or had planned to read out of my Western comfort zone.

Akata Witch (Akata Witch, #1) Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor 

Akata Witch transports the reader to a magical place where nothing is quite as it seems. Born in New York, but living in Aba, Nigeria, twelve-year old Sunny is understandably a little lost. She is albino and thus, incredibly sensitive to the sun. All Sunny wants to do is be able to play football and get through another day of school without being bullied. But once she befriends Orlu and Chichi, Sunny is plunged in to the world of the Leopard People, where your worst defect becomes your greatest asset. Together, Sunny, Orlu, Chichi and Sasha form the youngest ever Oha Coven. Their mission is to track down Black Hat Otokoto, the man responsible for kidnapping and maiming children. Will Sunny be able to overcome the killer with powers stronger than her own, or will the future she saw in the flames become reality?

The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1) The Wrath And The Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

One Life to One Dawn.

In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a new bride only to have a silk cord wrapped around her throat come morning. When sixteen-year-old Shahrzad’s dearest friend falls victim to Khalid, Shahrzad vows vengeance and volunteers to be his next bride. Shahrzad is determined not only to stay alive, but to end the caliph’s reign of terror once and for all.

Night after night, Shahrzad beguiles Khalid, weaving stories that enchant, ensuring her survival, though she knows each dawn could be her last. But something she never expected begins to happen: Khalid is nothing like what she’d imagined him to be. This monster is a boy with a tormented heart. Incredibly, Shahrzad finds herself falling in love. How is this possible? It’s an unforgivable betrayal. Still, Shahrzad has come to understand all is not as it seems in this palace of marble and stone. She resolves to uncover whatever secrets lurk and, despite her love, be ready to take Khalid’s life as retribution for the many lives he’s stolen. Can their love survive this world of stories and secrets?

American Gods (American Gods, #1) American Gods by Neil Gaiman 

Days before his release from prison, Shadow’s wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America.

Together they embark on a profoundly strange journey across the heart of the USA, whilst all around them a storm of preternatural and epic proportions threatens to break.

Scary, gripping and deeply unsettling, American Gods takes a long, hard look into the soul of America. You’ll be surprised by what – and who – it finds there…

The Three-Body Problem (Remembrance of Earth’s Past, #1) The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu

Set against the backdrop of China’s Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilization on the brink of destruction captures the signal and plans to invade Earth. Meanwhile, on Earth, different camps start forming, planning to either welcome the superior beings and help them take over a world seen as corrupt, or to fight against the invasion. The result is a science fiction masterpiece of enormous scope and vision. 

The Star-Touched Queen (The Star-Touched Queen, #1) The Star Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Fate and fortune. Power and passion. What does it take to be the queen of a kingdom when you’re only seventeen?

Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of death and destruction, she has earned only the scorn and fear of her father’s kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her whole world is torn apart when her father, the Raja, arranges a wedding of political convenience to quell outside rebellions. Soon Maya becomes the queen of Akaran and wife of Amar. Neither roles are what she expected: As Akaran’s queen, she finds her voice and power. As Amar’s wife, she finds something else entirely: Compassion. Protection. Desire…

But Akaran has its own secrets—thousands of locked doors, gardens of glass, and a tree that bears memories instead of fruit. Soon, Maya suspects her life is in danger. Yet who, besides her husband, can she trust? With the fate of the human and Otherworldly realms hanging in the balance, Maya must unravel an ancient mystery that spans reincarnated lives to save those she loves the most…including herself. 

Do You have good recommendations??

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T5W: Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

As always, topics for these entries are taken from the Top 5 Wednesday group on Goodreads. The group was created  Lainey. Now the group is under Samantha’s moderation, you can find her here.

Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)1.) Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

This one is a must. Obviously, since i grew up with this series, it’s very close to my heart and it means the world to me, so it’s not a surprise this one is one of my favorites, right? Harry Potter has been there for me in my best and worst moments and because of that, and obviously because it’s an amazing story it owns my heart forever and always.

 

Half Bad (The Half Bad Trilogy, #1) 2.) The Half Bad Trilogy by Sally Green

I feel like not enough people talk about this trilogy, and it is such an amazing story, i truly don’t know why people aren’t talking about it.

I started reading it about three years ago and i fell in love with it almost immediately. Seriously, these books have such a fantastic story and a very jaw dropping ending. I adore it with all my heart.

 

The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, #2) 3.) The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan

Little warning; huge Rick Riordan’s fan here.

Seriously, i love all the books he publishes. The Heroes of Olympus is though my favorite series, ot that i don’t love all the others. But the Percy Jackson/Heroes of Olympus characters and story are my life.

Son of Neptune (2nd book in the HoO series is my favorite book of them all).

Ready Player One 4.) Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Oh my god. When i first read this book i became completely obsessed. This is such an amazing book, i love it. Like, i think everyone should give this book at least a chance.

 

 

 

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) 5.) The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

The newest addition to my science fiction/fantasy favorites. I haven’t finished the series yet, but i totally love it already.  Sure, i’ve been avoiding the fact that i haven’t read the last book in the series yet, but i’m pretty sure it’s because i don’t want it to end or disappoint me.

 

 

Well, those are my favorite science fiction/fantasy, what are yours?

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T5W: Fictional Jobs I’d Want to Have

As always, topics for these entries are taken from the Top 5 Wednesday group on Goodreads. The group was created  Lainey. Now the group is under Samantha’s moderation, you can find her here.

Top 5 Wednesday: Fictional Jobs I’d Want to Have

Oh wow, this is truly one difficult topic to choose for. Like, i have so many jobs i wish i could have… sure, most of them are fictional, but one can dream right?

Now, let me talk about the jobs i truly wish i could have;

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1.) High Warlock – The one job i wish i had more than anything is without doubt, this one. Having magic and being able to use it not only to do some amazing stuff but also to keep people safe and sound is really a thing i wish i could do. Not to mention the power one would have, pretty much as Magnus have in the Downworlder community.

 

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2.) Camp Half-Blood Counselor – Camp Half-Blood would be such an amazing place to work in. Like, not only because that would mean that all that mythology is a real thing, but also it would probably mean i myself would have something to do with it all. Man, i sure wish i could be there. It would be all about people with some increible powers and that’s for sure a thing i wish i could be part of this world and particularly this job.

 

 

3.) Dragon Trainer – My favorite fantastic creatures are Dragos and i would give the world not only to see one but to train and be friends with one of them. Like, honestly, they are so marvelous and amazing i wish they were real. Working like Charlie Weasley with Dragons would be such an incredible adventure by itself.Resultado de imagen para dragon trainer

Resultado de imagen para hades4.) Hades’s Assistant – For some reason, i find it would be really cool to be Hades’s assistant in the underworld. I’m really not sure why, but when i started thinking about which jobs i would want to have, this one really jumped in my mind as one of the most mindblowing thing to do ina lifetime.

 

 

 

Resultado de imagen para edward elric5.) Alchemist – Yes please, as you can already see, one of my lifetime wishes is to have some kind of power out of the ordinary. The Alchemy being one amazing and interesting kind of power or possibility in the world to change stuff from one thing to another is really a thing i’ll be wanting to try if there was any possibility to it. Man, i sure wish i lived in the times when there were people that studied it and  really tried for it to happen. Obviously these days there’s the option of Chemistry but the idea of it being some kind of wonder in a world where all the advance we have wasn’t there yet, could be so much cooler.

And those are my choices… do you have any fictional job you wish you could have?

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