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  • Me: Harry Potter is, like, the gateway fandom. You start reading the books, then all of a sudden you have a sonic screwdriver, you're carrying salt everywhere and awkwardly in love with Sherlock Holmes and you don't really know how any of it happened, but you're pretty sure it started because Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Dursely of 4 Privet Drive were proud to say that they were perfectly normal thank you very much.
  • Friend: I don't even know how to respond to that.

The Weekly Roundup : What’s up with Kelly and Dre? Check out Kynndra’s stack! @divainpyjamas @kynndean #sporadicreads

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The Weekly Roundup is a meme created for Sporadic Reads to talk about the week that went by in the blog, share links from around the net, which also includes my Weekend Readings, and my weekly Stacking The Shelves. What’s up with Dre?

Let’s just say that I’ve had a pretty busy week at work, and to be honest, my health isn’t at its best lately. I actually have vertigoand I’ve had an episode a…

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Book Review : The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin @MichelleHodkin via @kynndean #sporadicreads

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From what I gather, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer was a either a hit or miss for some people. For me, it was an absolute hit. I was basically drawn in the moment I started – I mean, look at that cover. The cover alone is quite magnetizing; the color, the texture, the scene alone is elegant and beautiful. Picture a starving dog, and a rather enticing, finely cut steak – in this case, I’m the…

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Book Review : Paper Planes by Allayne L. Webster

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Usually I review by sharing the storyline through my eyes, before moving onto my opinion. But this is a book that can’t be wrapped up in a few paragraphs. Not because it’s an phenomenal read, although it is incredibly raw and moving, but because war isn’t a best selling dystopian but horrific, grievous and heartbreaking. Niko and his family live in Sarajevo, where they’ve enjoyed a peaceful…

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The Weekly Roundup & Stacking The Shelves : What’s up with Dre and her new teammates? I hope you’re all having a chill Sunday!

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The Weekly Roundup is a meme created for Sporadic Reads to talk about the week that went by in the blog, share links from around the net, which also includes my Weekend Readings, and my weekly Stacking The Shelves. What’s Up?

Oh, wow. It’s been a while since I’ve done this sort of thing, yeah? I am pretty sure that a lot of you have been missing me *ehem ehem*. But mostly, you have noticed that…

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Book Review : City of Bones by Cassandra Clare @cassieclare via Daniel #sporadicreads

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Plot- 8/10
Characters- 7/10
Writing- 8/10
World Building- 9/5/10

TOTAL- 7.9/10

Review (SPOILER ALERT)-Hi, everyone! It’s awesome to be doing my first review for Sporadic Reads, and I thought, what better way to start than to do reviews for one of the biggest YA series right now? So I will be doing a compilation of reviews for the Mortal Instruments series to kick off my tenure here at this…

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Book Review : Lost in Thought by Cara Bertrand @carabertrand via @kynndean #sporadicreads

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When I first began this novel, I was skeptical at best. However, as I delved further I became obsessed with this paranormal world that Cara Bertrand so masterfully wove. I think what made Lost in Thought so captivating were the characters. Lainey Young is our main character, an orphan teenager who lives with her artistic aunt. At the age of five she lost both her parents in a fatal car accident…

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Top Ten Tuesday #001: Ten Books For Readers Who Like Character Driven Novels via @divainpyjamas #sporadicreads

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Top Ten Tuesday is an original weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week we’re exploring the top ten books for readers who enjoy character driven novels.

The Fault in our StarsThe Fault in Our Stars by John Green.

Most of us have read it or seen the film. This well loved John Green release may be considered the number one character driven book in young adult today. Telling the story of Hazel, a…

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Review 198 : The Trouble With Kings by Sherwood Smith

Kate's Thoughts

It has been a while since I last posted a review, lately I just couldn’t find a fiction book to read that would hold my interest for more than a few pages. To remedy that I turned to an old favorite, I re-read the Trouble with Kings by Sherwood Smith. I love fantasy books, and this one just hits the sweet spot for me for having the right mix of fantasy, adventure and romance in it. It involved…

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Book Review : Brew (Salem’s Revenge #1) by David Estes - a remarkable start of the series @davidestesbooks

Dre's Thoughts

To be honest, I am not a huge fan of witches in books. But I did love Harry Potter, however, they are more wizards than witches. What’s the difference? There are differences, but I won’t be discussing that. In this book, wizards were defined as…

Wizards are…different. No one really knows where they come from. They’re not born, and when they appear they have no recollection of their own creation.…

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Dre’s Musings : Watercolor Workshop by Liz @lizlan @CommunePH #sporadicreads

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Last Saturday, I attended a watercolor workshop with my sister, Juvy of PlumpCheeks. She invited me to join her and Mela to learn watercolor basics, which I’ve been interested in for a while. The venue was at Commune, found at the Liberty Plaza along H.V. Dela Costa Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City. And a cup of coffee before doing some artsy stuff is pretty sweet. <3

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The Watercolor Workshop

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Blog Tour + Review : Eren by Simon P. Clark @sipclark

Dre's Thoughts

Eren is one of those books that you really have to read. A lot of people my age tend to stay away from middle grade books, but this isn’t the time to do that. The story was beautifully written that it throws you into the borders of reality and fantasy. With that said, I do think that the latter part of the story is more for mature audiences, like a young adult, due to the sinister overtones of…

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Wanted : Sporadically Fantastic Co-Bloggers - Apply NOW!

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As most of you know, my brain is in reading freeze-mode. For some reason, my brain just won’t allow me to enjoy reading anything fiction. I could only tolerate 30 minutes to an hour of reading anything. This has affected my mood a lot, and it has been making me really sad that I couldn’t even get myself to visit your blogs to comment on the new books that you’ve all read. I even tweet less. It…

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Cover Reveal : #Brew by David Estes (@davidestesbooks) - a much awaited #paranormal novel due on Oct 1st!

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David Estes is back with another fantastic book! To be honest, I’m still at 60%, but what I can tell you is that it will remind you of The Walking Dead, but with witches. Also, there’s a magical dog named “Hex”! I love how the book doesn’t have your typical characters. If you want something with diversity, you should read this. Plus, the cover is pretty awesome! You can pre-order it on Amazon.

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Review: Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Kate's ThoughtsI blame Bill Gates for my lack of sleep today. Why? Well he recommended this book to me (okay, technically to everybody, which includes me ;)), I stumbled upon a blog post about the six books he recommends reading and this is one of them. Being crazy for book lists, I decided to check it out the non-fiction one in the list. It was mentioned that it was a “beach read” (translation easy read, not…

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