In honour of the most heart-wrenching trilogy ever…

Yes, I am indeed talking about the one and only The Infernal Devices trilogy. I’ve been rereading it, and yet again, my heart is a total mess. 😥 So, in order to seek some solace, I’ve decided to do TID-themed ‘Word of the Day’s for a week. Each day’s word will be in honour of one of the characters. I’d like to include all of the characters, of course, but it really depends on whether I can fetch up the perfect words for them. Suggestions would definitely be appreciated!

Oh, wait. You guys DO like the idea, don’t you? (Please say yes!)



The Friday 56 #3

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme by Freda’s Voice. Here’s what you have to do to join:

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (if you have to improvise, that’s okay.)
*Find any sentence(s) (just don’t spoil it).
*Post it.
*Add the link (of your post, not your blog) in the Linky of the original post.

Right now, I’m basically reading Angels & Demons (FINALLYY!!! Yayy!!! 😀 ), Heir of Fire, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and Anya and the Shy Guy, AND also rereading City of Heavenly Fire and Clockwork Princess. (Okaaay. I just realised… that’s quite a lot.) Buuut… for quoting purposes, obviously I’m gonna choose my beloved darling, Clockwork Princess (not that I don’t love the others, of course).

Let’s find something from page 56 now, shall we? 😀

Will threw his arms up. “Oh, all right,” he said. “How’s this?

   “Forsooth, I no longer toil in vain,
  To prove that demon pox warps the brain.
  So though ‘tis pity, it’s not in vain
  That the pox-ridden worm was slain:
  For to believe in me, you all must deign.”

Jem burst out laughing. “Well, that was awful.”

Will and Jem… oh God, adorable just doesn’t describe it. ❤

What are you currently reading? Are you enjoying it? I’d love suggestions! 😀

What Are You Reading Wednesday #1


What Are You Reading Wednesday is a weekly feature on It’s A Reading Thing. Just grab the book you are currently reading and answer three questions:
1. What’s the name of your current read?
2. Go to page 34 in your book or 34% in your eBook and share a couple of sentences.
3. Would you like to live in the world that exists within your book? Why or why not?

Well, I’m reading three books right now, but the one I’m gonna talk about is The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. It’s the story of a boy called Nobody Owens (a.k.a. Bod) who’s grown up in a graveyard, with ghosts who have brought him up like family. And no, as horror-ish as that sounds, it’s really quite sweet a scenario (well, there was a murder in the beginning, but that’s about it). I’m almost to the end right now; guess I’ll have it finished by tonight.

Here’s a paragraph from pg 34:

The people kept asking Scarlett what had happened to her, and she answered, as honestly as she could, told them about a boy called Nobody who took her deep inside a hill where a purple tattoo man appeared in the dark, but he was really a scarecrow. They gave her a chocolate bar and they wiped her face and asked if the tattooed man had ridden a motorbike, and Scarlett’s mother and father, now that they were relieved and not afraid for her any longer, were angry with themselves and with her, and they
told each other that it was the other one’s fault for letting their little girl play in a cemetery, even if it was a nature reserve, and that the world was a very dangerous place these days, and if you didn’t keep your eyes on your children every second you could not imagine what awful things they would be plunged into.

As for the last question, yes, I would totally love to live in this world! Growing up in a graveyard and learning cool tricks from your ghost-family… what’s not to love? Well, actually, there is something not to love: Bod lost his entire family right at the beginning of the book, and his life remains under constant threat. Hmmm… not cool. 😦 And I’m pretty sure I’d want to sneak out every now and then to see the living world outside. But then again, if Silas brought me enough books to read, I’m sure I could coaxed to stay inside. 😉 Overall, I’m thinking the answer is a YES.

Have you read The Graveyard Book? Did you like it? Hate it? What are you currently reading? Tell me in the comments below!

The Crazy Perfectionist

The Bedtime Book Tag

So I’ve finally gotten some free time to myself (after, like, forever…), and I wanted to post something here (after exactly a month. One. whole. month. How sad is that? 😦 ). And since I was (am) feeling reeeeal sleepy, this tag came to mind. I was tagged to do this book tag by the wonderful Tasha @ Head in the Clouds, Heart in the Books and Erika @ Erika in Bookventureland. They’re both awesome people with awesome blogs, so you should totally go give them a visit!

Let’s move on with the tag now, shall we? 😀

1. A Book That Kept You Up All Night Reading

I actually read far more at night than during the day, so most of the books I’ve read will actually fit into this category. But one book comes to my mind that literally did not allow me to sleep, even after I’d finished it. I was tossing around in my bed, trying desperately not to reach for the sequel that was lying just beside me. Can anyone guess which book this was?

Anyone? No?

Well, the book was…

Kind of expected, no? 😉

2. A Book That Made You Scared To Sleep

Ha! I’ve grown up reading horror, so there’s rarely a book that gets me that scared. However, there is one book that seriously got me scared. Like, scared to go to sleep, scared to walk around in the daylight, scared to even step outside the safety of my home…


Yes, I am aware that I am mentioning this book for probably the fifty-seventh time on my blog, but Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott seriously gave me the chills. Go on, give it a read… but you have been warned.

3. A Book That Made You Go To Sleep

No offence, but I honestly felt that Allegiant had a lot of unnecessary things going on in it. It was like Veronica Roth had written the book just for the sake of writing it, not to bring out a story that was interesting enough to read. After Divergent, I just had very high expectations for the remaining two books; sadly, they seemed to go downhill from there. While Insurgent was still okay, Allegiant was just meh.

4. A Book That Left You Tossing and Turning All Night in Anticipation of its Release

I remember I had SO many theories for this one book (one theory actually involved Sirius coming back to life… why, oh why, could that not happen? 😥 )

On a different note, HAS ANYONE SEEN THE NEW HP COVERS??!! They’re gorgeous!!!! ❤

(Seriously, when I saw them at the bookstore, I became a super-excited fangirl trying to jump around like a kangaroo. Even with my hands clamped tightly on my mouth, the squeals were loud enough that everyone in my vicinity turned around to give me odd stares. Except an old gentleman who was browsing through the non-fiction section. He just smiled and shook his head at me. I guess he understood my state of mind at that moment. 😛 )

5. A Book That Has Your Dream Boyfriend

Will Herondale, I’m all yours. ❤

6. A Book That Would Be Your Worst Nightmare to Live In

Fighting in the Hunger Games for two consecutive years, and then (if I even survive, that is. Chances are about minus five.) fighting a war of that intensity… I can’t imagine anything that could possibly be scarier than that.

7. A Book That Reminds You of Night-time

Just look at that cover. Can anything be more beautiful? ❤

Night-time, did you say? 😀

8. A Book That Had a Nightmarish Cliffhanger

Let’s just say that Rick Riordan takes ‘cliffhangers’ way too literally…

9. A Book That You Actually Dreamed About

I don’t remember what exactly the dream was about, but I do remember that it had Jace in it. (*does an mental swoon*)

10. A Book Monster that You Would Not Want to Find Under Your Bed

The Basilisk, without a doubt. Or Medusa. I mean, all I’d have to do is look… and I’d be dead.

So that’s the bedtime book-tag, guys. Like I said, I’m waaay too sleepy to tag anyone right now, but feel free to have a go at it if you like! Don’t forget to link back, coz I’d definitely be checking out all your answers!

For now, wish me sweet dreams, okay? 😛



Oh god, this is horrible. Three of my blogger friends have experienced this so far, and it really needs to stop. Please spread the word, guys. The kind of sick people that live on this planet… it makes me shudder. 😦

Just Call Me Elm or Something


I’m going to say this straight out.

If you are offended by pictures of penises and vaginas, DO NOT go on to the teen tag.

A blogger who is unfortunately well known to me, and to a lot of us, has returned once more from being banned, several times. He has gone under names such as malenude, 11inchhung and alwaysnaked – and now, hugemonstercock. There is also a site by the name of Adultville who has posted a picture of a vagina, on the teen tag.

If you look on these sites and are negatively affected, I’m very sorry. You shouldn’t ever have to feel like that.

I am naming these sites because this needs to stop.

This needs to stop because this nearly reduced my friend to tears.

This needs to stop because people are being affected by this, in ways that the sick, twisted creators of these…

View original post 285 more words

The Friday 56 #2

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme by Freda’s Voice. Here’s what you have to do to join:

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (if you have to improvise, that’s okay.)
*Find any sentence(s) (just don’t spoil it).
*Post it.
*Add the link (of your post, not your blog) in the Linky of the original post.

This is going to be from Cosmic by Fank Cottrell Boyce, one of the books that I am currently reading.

‘A Chinese desert. In China. You said it was down south.’

‘It is down south.’

‘I thought you meant London.’

‘But we were on a plane for hours. If you’re on a plane for hours and hours, obviously you’re going to go further than London.’

‘I thought it was a slow plane.’

A slow plane.

Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce (improvisation: pg 95)

This quote just totally cracked me up! XD Florida is simply ridiculous! ‘A slow plane’, seriously?