Showing posts from April, 2012

-guest review- Touch by Jus Accardo

Hi beautiful people!  Today we have the lovely Christy on the blog reviewing none other than Jus Accardo's Touch book :D Welcome to BookPics Christy! Now I leave you to the review ^_^ 

Woo-sh. Just finished reading Jus' "Touch". It's one of the books that I read during the study leave of my Advanced Levels to keep me sane from all the stress and frustration.
Before I actually got the book, I had spend months looking for a bookshop that could place an order on this book for me. No success until January. Then I had waited for a month before the book arrived, and unfortunately for me, the period of no leisure reading kicked in already. But then, I still crumpled to my desire anyway.
Okay. Time for the book.
I. JUST. LOVED. IT. The characters, the plot, the language--everything. The plot develops and progresses in a very quick manner. Jus never wastes any breath on unnecessary descriptions or thoughts, making the story extremely fast-paced and an absolute page-t…

Stacking The Shelves #1 The Book BOXES Edition

Stacking The Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews. Where you can post all the books that you're adding to your shelves each week.

Hi my beautiful people!
Most of you know that this week was a sad one and tense one for our community and well, I don't plan to dwell or tell you what to do but after reading some posts and evidence and stuff I've decided to stop doing IMM for the time being. You can read a really clarifying post HERE. I made a comment there and that's all I'm saying here.

I love sharing my love for the new books that'll be filling my shelves so why not do it with this feature :D
If you think you'd enjoy it more if I call it Book Haul tell me and I'll make that one instead hehehehe.
VLOG people! After who knows how long! Finally I'm again with my stuttering and rambling and nervousness!
Forgive all my clumsiness I had forgotten how nervous/excited I get while showing you guys what I got!

Here's what will be stacking my shelves thi…

My Reading Pile #10 Oh Cloud! The Divergent Edition

My Reading Pile #10

My reading pile is an idea created by Fiktshunin which you share what your reads for the week are or well the wishful reads-rereads-rerereads and well you get the hint. Check her blog out you know, I've self-declared myself her #1 Stalker/Follower.
MRP progress & status: Wow! Again, I'm completely proud of myself!! Finally! hehehehe I managed to read The Immortal rules by Julie Kagawa just in time for the release day and you can check my review --here-- and also read and shared my reaction/review<-lol on The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney --here-- And guys I've finished-after almost 2 months-The BDB An Insider's Guide, I'm not reviewing that one though... Those 3 books have kept my mind completely flying, gasping, crying, chocking, laughing, smiling, rooting, sighing and every other verb you can add to it. BUT. -this is where things get heavy- I have FINALLY after a LONG wait to read it and even a LONGER wait to buy it-I think it's been only…

Cover Obsession #2

Teeth by Hannah Moskowitz -link takes you to goodreads description- Seriously? What's NOT to obsess about? I love how it relates so very very much to the description Hannah gave on her blog post when she released this cover, which is the same as the one goodreads has right now. But I'm obsessing over this book cover of hers even book because I have never read anything by her, EVER. And all I've ever heard about her books are amazing and good things so you can obviously know why I'm desperate for this one and all her other ones as well. Have you read anything by Hannah? Do you recommend? Any covers you're currently obsessing over?

-reaction/review- The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney

-But I refuse to go there tonight. I am breaking with the past. I am reclaiming my present.-

I don't know how you did it...but I'm completely speechless and dumbfounded therefore I have NO idea what to write in this review...
Your book was too raw too good too difficult too special to my heart, first because you gave it to me...YOU GAVE IT TO ME OUT OF YOUR OWN HEART T_________T
And second because...I cannot believe this...I thought...Okay...I'll be okay, things like this happen all the time...but then I read the authors note and thought...How in the WORLD? What? Why? How could she write about this...
I think Alex is strong, I think she's the perfect example of what a girl would act like and think like if what happened to her ever happened to her...<--- Does that make sense?

I cried, not in the ending...but in between. When she felt guilty, when she felt cheated, when she felt SHE had let herself down, when the thing she loved the most was what brought her the mo…

Bookography #9

Bookography is a post created by Kristina from Kristina's World of Books. Where you can combine both of my very favorite things in the world. Photography & Books ;) So grab a camera and do your thing. You don't have to be a professional or anything like that. Just share your love of books through a picture and that's it ;) -She usually posts them on wednesdays~  So make sure you stop by her blog and share the love!
I went a little romantic today. -SHOCKER- hahaha And decided to share this picture that I shared when I did the post about my country -HERE- but I know not many of you saw. So, I made it a bookography instead and added the quote as always. Without further ado I present you -drum roll-, Today's Bookography

-remember, click the image for a larger view- -Someone picked up the sun and pinned it to the sky again, but every day it hangs a little lower than the day before. It's like a negligent parent who only knows one half of who you are. It never sees how its a…

-review- The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa

Once again. Julie Kagawa. Thank you.
--First of all! COVER FREAKING LOVE!!!!--
My insides cannot be called a normal name now. I think I've read enough about blood to last me a lifetime, and still I want more.

Julie's new book is full of vampires, bloods, rabids, and less humans than I could have expected. 
In a world that is no longer ruled my mortals. 
-The leading female character, Allison is so full of hatred for the vampires, she loathes them with all her soul and heart and being. She's a survivor full of hatred...and was and am scared of her since I first met her.
-Kanin is one dark, strong sire. He's the first male character I fell in love with. He seemed ruthless and cold but beneath it all if you squint hard enough...I think you'd see traces of life deep within him...just try to squint in the right direction.
-Then comes Zeke or Zee or...his full name...he is...just...too good to be true, and as Allison says, too good to last alive long enough to lay eyes on the t…

Bookography #8

Bookography is a post created by Kristina from Kristina's World of Books. Where you can combine both of my very favorite things in the world. Photography & Books ;) So grab a camera and do your thing. You don't have to be a professional or anything like that. Just share your love of books through a picture and that's it ;) -She usually posts them on wednesdays~  So make sure you stop by her blog and share the love!
My picture this week
"If I were a dolphin or a bear or a flower, it wouldn't matter. I would always love you, always remember you..." The Host by Stephenie Meyer
-As for the picture itself it's a Non edited, simply put my name on it and that's it :D I really am a freak for non-edited-raw pictures and this is no exception-

-reread thoughts- My Soul to Steal by Rachel Vincent

This was the first out of all the Soul Screamers books that I reviewed. And my heart jumped and 'bruised my sternum' as Rachel writes, when SHE HERSELF linked her followers and shared my review. She thought it funny ^_^ which threw me over the moon -again- as if the book wasn't enough. So if you'd like to read my -really raw- review, I wrote it before becoming a blogger, here's the LINK.
Anyways. Oh this was a sweet read. A piece of heaven. A really nightmarish piece of heaven. But still. I found myself, more often than not, wondering why in the clouds I hadn't noticed all the hints that Rachel put, all the pieces of bread she threw for us to follow...
I love this book's Kaylee so very much. I love love love her! Oh Nash~sighs~ Even after ALL I still rooted for you. I believed and shouted and cried out and did all things a book-reader girl could possibly do to cheer on a fictional character. Em, I LOVE that you take part of this book so much! Your reaction at the…

IMM #23 Awesome-st Sister Award Edition MRP #9

IMM is hosted by The Story Siren I looove love her blog! So you really should check it out!
Wow another week without a vlog...this is getting out of hand hehe. But I haven't had the time alone at home to make one T_T I really like making vlogs. It really showcases at least a 10% of how much I freak out when I get books! Anyway here's what I got this week
Seriously? How could I NOT show you this? hehehe My dad sometimes surprises me. That. Is. All.
Bought This is my very first Amazon purchase AND it was a freaking pre-oder! Can you believe it? I never believed there would be a day when I would be receiving in the mail something pre-ordered, I'm over the moon people! I'm so excited that it arrived here safe and sound! Even though I'm currently reading the series this book is for none other than my Sister! Who awarded me with the Awesomest Sister EVER not bad huh? ~sighs~ if I had had a camera to record her reaction when I gave it to her I think you'd freak out on…

BookPics is Curious #1 -Meet El Pulgarcito de América-

I often find myself rambling, either on IMM vlogs or in my reviews or comments or well...anything...I always ramble and have the habit of always using -> ... <- the dots! So this will feature QUESTIONS/ANSWERS/RAMBLINGS of ANYTHING I'm curious or YOU BookPic-Ers might be curious about...Really->from books, book covers, photography, authors, to my mostly unknown country or anything in between. I'll ramble or rant or gush while writing this ones I KNOW I will!
BookPics is Curious: Do you know where I live?This week was back to school for us here in my country.
~For those of you who don't know 'my country' is 'El Salvador'~
My sister is in cooking school, and a new chef has come to teach them some about his country which is none other that "England" T_T ~melts~
Anyway. My sister asked him why had he chosen to come to our country when there are so many others that have cooking schools way better than ours. He said that he didn't even know our…