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Hype or Like Friday: Book review Passenger, Alexandra Bracken

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The time has come for the first review of the book of the month for the Hype or Like Friday meme to be published! Check out the group on Goodreads to stay up-to-date with the discussion topics and monthly reads.


I was happy to see Passenger be chosen to be the first read of the group because the cover has been popping around the blogosphere for months and I was curious. Curious enough to read reviews and check comments about it but not enough to buy it as it did not fit into my favorite genres at the time.

If you happen to live on another planet or have managed to miss the hype around the book, here is the blurb:

In one devastating night, violin prodigy Etta Spencer loses everything she knows and loves. Thrust into an unfamiliar world by a stranger with a dangerous agenda, Etta is certain of only one thing: she has traveled not just miles but years from home. And she’s inherited a legacy she knows nothing about from a family whose existence she’s never heard of. Until now.
Nicholas Carter is content with his life at sea, free from the Ironwoods—a powerful family in the colonies—and the servitude he’s known at their hands. But with the arrival of an unusual passenger on his ship comes the insistent pull of the past that he can’t escape and the family that won’t let him go so easily. Now the Ironwoods are searching for a stolen object of untold value, one they believe only Etta, Nicholas’ passenger, can find. In order to protect her, he must ensure she brings it back to them— whether she wants to or not.
Together, Etta and Nicholas embark on a perilous journey across centuries and continents, piecing together clues left behind by the traveler who will do anything to keep the object out of the Ironwoods’ grasp. But as they get closer to the truth of their search, and the deadly game the Ironwoods are play­ing, treacherous forces threaten to sep­arate Etta not only from Nicholas but from her path home . . . forever.

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Book Review: Throne of Glass, Sarah J. Maas

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Title: Throne of Glass
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release date: August 2nd 2012
Format: eBook
Pages: 416
Started: April 9th 2016
Finished: April 12th 2016
Rating: 3/5

Celaena Sardothien is an assassin. Well, she was. The mistake of being caught a year ago drove her to become a slave in the salt mines of Endovier. But one day, she gets summoned by Prince Dorian to be offered an opportunity: be his champion in a competition to find the next Royal Court assassin. Winning this contest would secure her freedom after four years serving as the King’s hand. But as if the contest was not difficult enough, contestants start dropping like flies. As she investigates the murders, Celaena will uncover bigger mysteries and be faced with more questions than answers.

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Get to Know the Blogger: 100 Questions No One Ever Asks Tag

Tags allow us to get to know each other. A few facts, a couple of questions, the usual. And then, you meet one blogger that really wants to know about you. And you get tagged to answer 100 questions. Thank you so much Jill for giving me the opportunity to babble away about myself. I have a question for you: why haven’t you check out her blog yet??


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Hype or Like Friday #2 April 15th 2015

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Hype or Like Friday is a meme created by Larkin, Britt and Jill . Check out the Goodreads group to know more about it and stay up to date with the weekly discussions and book of the month.

This week’s topic:
Q1- If you could travel through time, where would you go? (A particular event in time, decade, etc.)
Q2- If you could travel to a fictional place, where would you go?
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