6 Most Impressive Quotes From Illuminae

There are many Illuminae quotes and phrases that you have noticed during reading and shared with your friends, didn’t you? Actually, the whole book can be quoted! That’s why I narrowed down the long list of quotes from Illumae and made 6 pictures to share. Hope, you’ll like them!

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My Cosmo-April TBR With Illuminae Files

It’s hard to find a person who loves a space theme and reads YA but has never heard about the Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.

At last, I have received the last (for now) book in a series and can spend the whole month with this wonderful series. So, my April TBR consists of three books:

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I’ve seen enough people who recommend books but short stories are nothing short of special. To tell a story in a few pages is a skill not all of the writers can master. I’ve often felt that if a writer can succeed in writing a meaningful short story, they can make a successful attempt at a book as well. I’ve compiled a small list of a few of my favourite short stories. I read some of these for school and some, just because I wanted to. I hope you can find something worth reading.

  1. Lamb To The Slaughter by Roald Dahl:Clever is the only word that can explain this story. I read this story at school and I was not the only kid who was dumb-struck at the sheer brilliance of Roald Dahl. It tells us the themes of betrayal in a marriage between a husband and a wife…

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Book Review: The Demonic by Lee Mountford

Title: The Demonic: A Supernatural Horror Novel

Author: Lee Mountford

Genre: Horror

Stand alone or series: stand alone

Years ago a young girl ran away from her childhood home and vowed never to go back. It was a place of fear, pain and misery at the hands of an abusive father.

But now her father is dead, and she is forced to break that vow and return home—to lay his body to rest and face up to the ghosts of her past.

However, Danni is about to learn that some ghosts are more real than others.

Something beyond her understanding waits for her there, lurking in the shadows. An evil that intends to kill her family and claim her very soul.

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Book Review: Dungeon Lord by Hugo Huesca

Title: Dungeon Lord

Author: Hugo Huesca

Genre: Dark Fantasy / Sword & Sorcery / litRPG

Stand alone or series: series, Book 1
How many books with: 2

Dark forces have extended Edward Wright an offer of incredible power at a terrible cost…

…and Edward has chosen to make them regret it.

When Edward is swept into the world of Ivalis as a Dungeon Lord, the Dark’s most powerful servant, he has no servitude in mind. He’ll oppose the evil plans of the Dark god Murmur, whatever it takes.

Through only his wits and his guts to help him survive a weakened arrival, Edward must rise to power if he is to earn the right to live another day.

But in the battle between Dark and Light, what can Edward choose if both sides are cruel, uncaring monsters?

Cold gods laugh in the distant world of Ivalis. Heroes chase after power and experience, while Kings send their armies to their deaths in the name of the Dark and the Light.

But no one expects the rise of the Dungeon Lord… And in the world of Ivalis, maybe a single man can forge his own path.

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March 2018 TBR

It’s cold and windy outside. What to do with such gloomy weather if not reading? As I have too long TBR list and narrow it down every month, but still it’s growing, I need to choose carefully what and when to read. That’s why I after taking a sneak peek at other blogs decided to create my blog post about my TBR and stick on it. Here is what I got.

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Book Review: Ember: Echoes of Ashes by Jessica Schmidt

Title: Ember: Echoes of Ashes

Author: Jessica Schmidt

Genre: Fantasy

Stand alone or series: Echoes of Ashes trilogy, Book 1

Seventeen-year-old Alleria has always been cautioned by her parents to keep her ears covered and not think too much about the childhood she can’t remember. It doesn’t take long for Alleria to realize that she is adopted—and that the key to discovering her true identity lies outside her small village.

Alleria knows she is an elf living in a time when elves are thought to be extinct. As she embarks on her quest for answers about her past, she meets both passionate allies and fearsome foes.

Two of these allies are the adventurers Laderic and Midiga. Laderic, a human fortune hunter, agrees to accompany Alleria in exchange for any treasure they may find. Midiga, part of the catlike felidae race, is intent on an adventure that will blot out the bitter memories of her past.

As the three set off to find the lost elvish capital in the far north of their land, they encounter dragons, fae, and spectral beings. Some offer help and guidance to this young woman who knows nothing about her true heritage. Others seek to capture Alleria and use her mysterious powers for their own gain.

On this dangerous quest, who can she trust?

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Book Review: An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Title: An Ember in the Ashes

Author: Sabaa Tahir

Genre: YA, Fantasy

Stand alone or series: Ember Quartet, Book 1
How many books with An Ember in the Ashes – for now, Feb 2018, there are 3 books: this one, A Torch Against the Night, A Reaper at the Gates.

Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free.

Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear.

It is in this brutal world, inspired by ancient Rome, that Laia lives with her grandparents and older brother. The family ekes out an existence in the Empire’s impoverished backstreets. They do not challenge the Empire. They’ve seen what happens to those who do.

But when Laia’s brother is arrested for treason, Laia is forced to make a decision. In exchange for help from rebels who promise to rescue her brother, she will risk her life to spy for them from within the Empire’s greatest military academy.

There, Laia meets Elias, the school’s finest soldier—and secretly, its most unwilling. Elias wants only to be free of the tyranny he’s being trained to enforce. He and Laia will soon realize that their destinies are intertwined—and that their choices will change the fate of the Empire itself.

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Custom Bookmarks

Not so long ago my sister presented me with stacks of beautiful… sheets? Actually, I don’t know what is that! A sale-person told my sister that these sheets are used for notes.

My heart fell down. They are so feminine, soft and wonderful, that I can’t imagine how somebody uses them just for a quick note.

So, after a few days of thinking, I decided to make simple bookmarks from them.

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