20 January 2016

Long Overdue Book Haul Pt. 2 [Stacking The Shelves #11]


I know, I know. I haven't done this since August 2015, and I obviously have hoarded more books from that point on. 5 months! Imagine how many books I've bought in that period of time. Don't answer that. That was rhetorical.

But seriously though, jobless I may be, I still manage to keep squeezing book money from my monthly allowance (thank you, parentals. I owe my first salary to you--I mean, of course, duh), and I can imagine how my folks would just sigh out loud and chant in their heads, "at least it's books, not drugs."

I've got a massive collection, ranging from Fantasy to Contemporary, to Romance, paperbacks and hardcovers, physical and digital copies, and all I can say is this is going to be a looooong, looooong post.


Drown by Esther Dalseno (Thank you, Esther!)
Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover (Reviewed - 5 Stars!)
Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover (Reviewed - 4.5 Stars!)
The Heat of Betrayal by Douglas Kennedy & The Girl on The Train by Paula Hawkins (Thank you, Daddy!)
Vicious by V.E. Schwab
Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
Illuminae by Amie Kauffman and Jay Kristoff
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer and The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin (FINALLY!)
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo


November 9 by Colleen Hoover
Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
Mosquitoland by David Arnold
The Rest of Us Live Here by Patrick Ness
Night Film by Marisha Pessl
Fairest by Marissa Meyer
Landline by Rainbow Rowell


Very Good Lives by J.K. Rowling
More Than This by Patrick Ness
Burying Water series by K.A. Tucker

EBOOKS

The Distance from A to Z by Natalie Blitt
Montana Men series by Jennifer Ryan
The Girl Who Fell by Shannon M. Parker
Underwater by Marisa Reichardt (Reviewed - 5 Stars!)
I Wish You Were Mine by Lauren Layne
Arrows by Melissa Gorzelanczyk
Where You'll Find Me by Natasha Friend
Hopeless and Maybe Not by Colleen Hoover
F*ck Love, The Opportunist, Mud Vein and Marrow by Tarryn Fisher
Touch Me Not by Apryl Baker
Mechanics of Love series by Megan Erickson
Emmy and Oliver by Robin Benway
The Score by Elle Kennedy
Big Rock by Lauren Blakely
Pushing The Limits by Katie McGarry
The Game Plan by Kristen Callihan
Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson


It's a lot... I know. And I'm not even sure when I'll be able to pick up any of these books, because I keep buying more and more and I seriously have no respect for book buying bans.

So, let's chat! 
Are any of these books familiar to you? (Okay, no dumb question). Help a girl out, and if any of these reads are a big thumbs down, WARN ME!!!

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17 January 2016

Mischievous Reads' Most Anticipated Releases in 2016


I remember saying this back in 2015 when January rolled in: "More books. Woopsies!" I can't believe I'm saying the same thing again, this 2016which is no surprise, actually. 

We've got tons of debuts which people have been raving about all over the blogosphere and on Twitter and sequels everyone's been itching to get their hands on after waiting for so long, and I'm one of those itching to get their hands on these soon to be released reads of various genres I've taken a liking to: Fantasy superstars writers Sarah J. Maas and Maggie Stiefvater. Add in V.E. Schwab and some of my auto-buy Romance authors whom I'd literally grovel over: K.A. Tucker, Lauren Layne, Jessica Lemmon and Kylie Scott.
I've read the first of the Raven Cycle series and I loved it. Hopefully within the year, I would get to read on to the next books, so I can get on to The Raven King and I'm looking forward to it!

I also read A Court of Thorns and Roses last year, and it's actually the one of the two three Fantasy books I read last year, and for a Sarah J. Maas first-timer, my experience was not bad at all. I look forward to reading more of her books, particularly the Throne of Glass series, which I have not yet tackled. 

To be frank, I haven't read any V.E. Schwab novel, but I've heard so many good things about her work. According to a lot, she's one of the greatest young adult fantasy writers out there, so I'm excited to get my hands on her books. So far, all I have is Vicious, although still unread and is sitting pretty on my bookshelf.

Kylie Scott's Dirty is one of my highly anticipated reads this year. After having read all the books to her latest series, Stage Dive, and loved every single one of them, especially the audiobook versions, because let me tell you, Andi Arndt is one of the greatest audiobook narrators I've ever heard (and the only one that made me stick and listen attentively as I've got the attention span of a five year old loaded on sugar). 

Also with Jessica Lemmon and K.A. Tucker, two of my newly discovered romance writers who are amazing with their works, these two just popped out of nowhere and took me by surprise. If you want romance, Lemmon's your girl, and if you want a little dash of suspense, K.A. Tucker is here to the rescue. Her upcoming novel, He Will Be My Ruin is her most suspenseful book so far, and I'm so excited!

I've been lucky enough to be granted ARC copies of I Wish You Were Mine and Arrows (Thank you, Penguin Random House!) and thank you to Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books for my Passenger giveaway win! It's on its way to my mailbox and I'm very excited to get my hands on it!

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12 January 2016

#IfThisWasAMovie: The Girl Who Fell by Shannon M. Parker Dreamcast + Giveaway!


I'm a very big fan of movies, and I'd definitely consider myself as a movie junkie. Just give me a bag of popcorn (cheese flavored, of course) and sit me on a comfy couch or on my bed, propped up with tons of soft, fluffy pillows and I'm good to go! 

But as an avid book reader, I love to imagine every part of a book into a movie scene, from the location setting all the way to the camera angles. In fact, I've got the whole screenplay panned out! And of course, let's not forget the actors and actresses, which I pick out to fit every single character in said novel. Sometimes I even imagine the characters into my favorite actors/actresses (most of the timeparticularly the time I got so hooked with Olicity (Oliver and Felicity from, Arrow, the popular superhero hit TV show from the CW, I visualized them as every couple in every romance book I read... and moving on). 

 So, in lieu for my promo post for a blog tour, I've created the feature, If This Was Movie, where in I create a dream cast for a book I've read, with me, as the director, of course, because, duh.

So for my first ever guinea pig, Shannon M. Parker's upcoming Young Adult Contemporary novel, The Girl Who Fell, which will be released on March 1st, so stick around to check out my "movie casting" and get a chance to win a giveaway!

The Girl Who Fell
by Shannon M. Parker
Expected publication on March 1st, 2016 by Simon Pulse
Genres: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary


His obsession. Her fall.

High school senior Zephyr Doyle is swept off her feet—and into an intense relationship—by the new boy in school.

Zephyr is focused. Focused on leading her team to the field hockey state championship and leaving her small town for her dream school, Boston College.

But love has a way of changing things.

Enter the new boy in school: the hockey team’s starting goaltender, Alec. He’s cute, charming, and most important, Alec doesn’t judge Zephyr. He understands her fears and insecurities—he even shares them. Soon, their relationship becomes something bigger than Zephyr, something she can’t control, something she doesn’t want to control.

Zephyr swears it must be love. Because love is powerful, and overwhelming, and…terrifying?

But love shouldn’t make you abandon your dreams, or push your friends away. And love shouldn’t make you feel guilty—or worse, ashamed.

So when Zephyr finally begins to see Alec for who he really is, she knows it’s time to take back control of her life.

If she waits any longer, it may be too late.

LIGHTS. CAMERA. ACTION!


Zephyr "Zee" is our main heroine! She's seventeen, and is in senior high. Athletic teen and is co-captain of the school hockey team! Young Nina Dobrev is definitely a perfect fit, because of her bright personality, aye? 


Here's Gregg, who's one of Zephyr's best friends and neighbour. Gregg's a loyal best friend, but also a total ladies man. He's funny, athletic and one of the popular kids in school. Check out that Kellan smirk though!


Here's Alec, the new boy in town, and Zephyr's new beau, and a mysterious handsome boy. I definitely think The 5th Wave's Alex Roe is the perfect Alec (because Alex = Alec, duh?). Also, who's excited for The 5th Wave?!


Another of Zephyr's best friends, there's Lizzie, the school journalist. She's seen all the time with a camera, and writing for the school paper. If she gets wind of anything juicy, best believe it's going to be out on the bulletin! Easy A's Emma Stone is the total sassy and hip, free-bird high-schooler character and the perfect fit for Lizzie!


Of course, a YA novel isn't complete without the parentals, especially the main characters. We've got Zee's mom. Sweet lady, that she is. And Zephyr's dad, although he's not in the picture most of the time, as Zee's parents are divorced, he does play a vital role in the book. This couple from Switched at Birth are definitely the perfect parents for Zephyr!





So there you have it! I pretty much have the core characters casted. To those who's had the opportunity to read The Girl Who Fell, can you visualize the movie yet? 'Cause I can totally see it now! High school, lockers, skating rink, hockey jerseys, locker rooms! I'm so stoked!

The Girl Who Fell comes out on March 1st! Pre-order the book now!


ABOUT THE AUTHOR



SHANNON M. PARKER

Shannon Parker lives on the Atlantic coast with a house full of boys. She’s traveled to over three dozen countries and has a few dozen more to go. She works in education and can usually be found rescuing dogs, chickens, old houses and wooden boats. Shannon has a weakness for chocolate chip cookies and ridiculous laughter—ideally, at the same time. The Girl Who Fell is her first novel. Find her at www.shannonmparker.com


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10 January 2016

Underwater by Marisa Reichardt — "I believe in you." + Giveaway!

Underwater
by Marisa Reichardt
Expected publication on January 12th, 2016 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction
Edition: eARC (288 pages)



Morgan didn't mean to do anything wrong that day. Actually, she meant to do something right. But her kind act inadvertently played a role in a deadly tragedy. In order to move on, Morgan must learn to forgive-first someone who did something that might be unforgivable, and then, herself.

But Morgan can't move on. She can't even move beyond the front door of the apartment she shares with her mother and little brother. Morgan feels like she's underwater, unable to surface. Unable to see her friends. Unable to go to school.

When it seems Morgan can't hold her breath any longer, a new boy moves in next door. Evan reminds her of the salty ocean air and the rush she used to get from swimming. He might be just what she needs to help her reconnect with the world outside.

Underwater is a powerful, hopeful debut novel about redemption, recovery, and finding the strength it takes to face your past and move on.


 *I received a review copy courtesy of the author/publisher. This does not affect my opinion or views regarding the book whatsoever.

Realistic fiction is something I don't read often, because of the rarity of proper execution by the author. They either get it, or they don't, and just pretentiously assume they do, especially when it's about a tough or controversial topic not everyone is willing to read out of their comfort zone. There's a whole collection of realistic fiction with sensitive subjects out there, in which mostly falls under mental illnesses.

Underwater is a mental illness book, for those unaware. Although the main character, Morgan, has severe anxiety, it doesn't solely focus on her illness alone. Marisa Reichardt's brilliant voice as Morgan captured mental illness to a tee, particularly her anxiety. Confusion hits you at first upon meeting Morgan, and introduced with a backstory that's filled with friendships and ambitions: what happened for her to become the girl she is now, never leaving the house, terrified of the world?

"You shouldn't stop living your life just because you're scared."

Reading [Underwater] in Morgan's perspective was like being in her brain as a spectator, watching in the sidelines as her illness strikes out of the blue. It's completely random, no preparations, and just leaves you confused and baffled especially to those who are lucky to have not experienced anxiety first hand and are unaware of the weight of the attacks. Paranoia has become Morgan's greatest enemy, striking like taunting gun to the head. playing with your head as a matter of life and death. Anxiety is like a game of Russian Roulette—except the gun isn't loaded, but your mind likes to think it is, despite the assurance that it's an empty barrel. 

"What's the point of wasting all your time worrying about something that might never happen?"
"Because that's what people do."
"No, it isn't. I don't. That's what crazy people do."

But don't get me wrong, this whole book isn't about Morgan suffering from anxiety 24/7 with no hopes of recovery. As a matter of fact, her steps to recovery is one of the reasons why I adored this book so much, mainly, the characters. Everyone else mentioned in the book plays a vital role in Morgan's gradual journey to recovery: her new next door neighbor, Evan, who eventually becomes a love interest, but a friend first, her therapist, Brenda, her family, particularly her mom and little brother, Ben. 

One of the characters that struck me the most was Morgan's mom, I couldn't help but get emotional. Most parents in Young Adult books are often molded as the bad guy, or if not, just a nice parent in the background, offering words of wisdom in at least a single page when the youngster has boy problems or whatsoever. But not this mother. Her character was always present for Morgan and incredibly supportive, and redefined parenthood in young adult novels in a different way. 

"I think you want to get better. I think you will get better.[...] When you're ready. I believe in you."

Reading Underwater turned me into an emotional sap, and touched my soul, especially as someone who could relate to Morgan, although not wholly. Marisa's writing is straightforward, blunt, and edgy, and not to mention, incredibly satisfying and remarkably touching . A little bit of romance is present, but not considered as part of the main focal points of the novel. The characters are well shaped, filled with complexities and immense depth, and definitely keeps you engaged with every turn of a page. If you're looking to read books with sensitive topics, or even attempt to step out of your comfort zone, you have to give Underwater a go! (Don't forget to have tissues handy!)

*Quotes are taken from the uncorrected copy of the novel and are subjected to change. 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR



MARISA REICHARDT

I'm a SoCal native and high school writing instructor. I currently live in Los Angeles and can usually be found huddled over my laptop in coffeehouses or swimming in the ocean.  

My debut YA contemporary novel, UNDERWATER, will be out 1/12/16 from Macmillan/FSG and 4/7/16 Macmillan Children's UK. 

I love all books and all genres. While I do keep track of all the books I've read here, I generally don't do ratings or reviews.


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06 January 2016

Rescuing the Bad Boy by Jessica Lemmon – "I'd rescue you in a heartbeat."

Rescuing the Bad Boy (Second Chance #2)
by Jessica Lemmon (Goodreads, Twitter, Website)
Published by Forever on May 26th, 2015
Genres: Romance, Contemporary
Edition: eBook (424 pages)
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NOT ALL SCARS HEAL

For Donovan Pate, the lake town of Evergreen Cove is a minefield of tough memories—including the day he had to let go of Sofie Martin. Years later, he still can’t forget the taste of her lips and the feel of her killer curves. He knows he’s too damaged, that he should stay away for her own good. But what the head says and the heart wants are two very different things…

Seven years ago, Donovan broke Sofie’s heart. Now her career depends on playing nice in order to pull off the charity fundraiser of the decade. She vows to keep things professional…yet working by his side every day doesn’t make it easy to fight temptation, and it isn’t long before she finds herself falling for this bad boy all over again. But loving Donovan means helping him face his past–so they can fight for a future together.

What is it about Jessica Lemmon that just grabs me every time? To be honest, I haven’t been exposed to much of her books, except for Bringing Home the Bad Boy and her Lovestruck Imprint rewrite, If You Dare, and I absolutely enjoyed these books! Now, I realized I’ve put off the rest of her Second Chance series for quite a long time, and being in a food-induced coma from the Christmas feast, I’ve decided to pick up the series where I left off.

Rescuing the Bad Boy, though this time is a book I expected to love (because hello? Jessica Lemmon, need I say more?) ignited so much feelings. I’ve been a huge sucker for second chance romances, and though the series is about finding another chance at love, this book was the “you-broke-my-heart-once-and-now-you’re-back-to-do-it-again” kind of romance, and usually, those stories bring on the water works (though I definitely did shed quite a lot of tears with the previous book); and this was no exception.

Sofie Martin and Donovan Pate happened seven years ago, and it was definitely a one-time thing, with the way he ran off immediately after, and crushed her heart, and now he’s back to claim the family mansion left behind by his late grandmother, and boy, does he have plans for the home he despised growing up in. (Un)fortunately for him, Sofie needs in on the mansion for the yearly charity event for the abused kids of Evergreen Cove, and as much as she loves hates being around Donovan after he’d ruined her years ago, she’s got nowhere else to turn to.

I absolutely can never not enjoy Jessica Lemmon’s writing. It’s simple yet always so incredibly written, from the plot to the characters. Lemmon’s characters are always so realistic, you would definitely relate to them to an emotional level. Seven years ago, Donovan and Sofie were young and stupid, but with his sudden return, a lot has changed in the past years, but definitely not their repressed feelings.

At the beginning, younger Donovan 'Donny' was a bastard and he’s definitely not the guy you’d think to root for. Honestly, I was appalled by what he did, but I had to give his character the benefit of the doubt, and I needed to find out why he acted that way. And I was right because Donovan’s story which hailed from a terrible childhood filled with scars and a whole lot of emotional baggage, was heartbreaking to read about and it made me felt for him so much. Despite his stoic and impassive demeanor, he was a total sweetheart on the inside and I just couldn’t hold a grudge against his character. I may have adored Evan from Bringing Home the Bad Boy, but I’m going to say this. Donny is now my favorite from the two (and also, another tattooed bad boy, yas! Plus the name Donovan just sounds sexy, rolling off the tongue. Come on, give it a try! *winks*).

Sofie, on the other hand, made mistakes as someone who was young and blinded by infatuation, but her character was amazing and absolutely relatable, especially as she had grown into a mature woman. Once again, Lemmon hasn’t failed to impress me with her female characters, and how strong and realistic they are. I love how Lemmon tackled body insecurities with Sofie and her curvaceous figure, but it wasn’t to the point that it was obnoxious and over the top. Sofie was a confident woman; smart, sexy, and sassy, but she wasn’t 100% confident, just as how every woman is. However, being with Donovan, she grew to love her body as it was.

Rescuing the Bad Boy is a read you’d definitely want to snuggle up with, especially during the holiday season. Lemmon doesn’t disappoint, with a story so simple yet blooms beautifully into a heart-melting story. It’s not exactly fast paced but it's absolutely engaging with every turn of a page. The romance is extremely sexy and steamy, it just gets hot all over (hah!). Although it’s not a very light hearted read as one would want to pick up for supposed cheerful season, it would definitely make your heart flutter, and I almost forgot to mention, not only will Donny make you fall in love, but a special lovely rescue will capture your heart as well!

Give this a series a shot, and Jessica Lemmon will be one of your go-to and auto-buy authors in no time.

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04 January 2016

Mischievous Reads in 2015: The Best of Everything!


It's finally 2016, and although 2015 wasn't much of a productive year for me, I'm still very thankful to all the things that had happened in the past year. I definitely had a lot of wonderful times in the blogosphere, especially on Twitter. I made new friends and visited more blogs, got addicted to more music and discovered the beauty of binge watching TV shows, and so much more!

I also did a couple of side projects, starting with graphic designs for some of my friends and I'm so overwhelmed and grateful for their appreciation for my work (Thank you!), and my favorite would definitely have to be my latest work which just went live a few days ago. Check out The Hardcover Lover to see!

Last 2014, I went overboard and was a little overachiever with my books, so my Goodreads challenge goal was 190 books (194 out of 190), which, I did manage to complete. In 2015, I went with 100 books, which I surprisingly didn't stress about this time. And yay! 107 books out of 100. Not bad, eh?


So this post is where I share with you every awesome thing I've come across in 2015, in books, music, movies, TV, ship (???), you name it! So, this might be a long post, so bear with me!

BEST READS IN 2015


I tried to pick one for each category, but I just couldn't. So, here are my favorite reads of the year, from Young Adult to New Adult, and Adult romance (some are backlisted titles which I read this year).
And, yes, I read too much Contemporary, particularly, New Adult Romances, because it's always been my go-to. And yessssss, I know my goal was to read more Fantasy books this year (and don't worry, I did read some... maybe two, ehe), which I failed, massively, but I would definitely try harder this year. Fosho.

If you guys are into New Adult *cough*smut*cough* like me, you guys need to pick up the books I've got up there. You won't regret it. Cross my heart. 

OTHER FAVORITES IN 2015


1. MUSIC

I know 1989 came out last year, but I'll never stop being obsessed over Taylor's latest album. It's basically the BEST OF THE BEST of all TSwift albums to date!

Hozier came out of nowhere and smacked me in the face with his impeccable music. The moment I heard Take Me To Church and Someone New, I just had to get his album. Every single song in his album blew me away. So did, Misterwives. Reflections had me dancing, and so did every single track in their happy hippie-indie album.

Let's not forget Sam Smith's Stay With Me that captured every single person alive and had everyone bawling. As a matter of fact, the whole album had me bawling.

Fall Out Boy is a never-ending obsession, just like TSwift, and they keep making awesome songs, again and again, and again. Fave tracks would be... um? Everything?!

Rap/Hip-hop/R&B will always have a special place in my heart. I love me some Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, T-Pain, Tyga, Drake and lots more peeps, but Fetty Wap just swooped in and called me his Trap Queen sooooo... Every single track in this album got me all hype. Perfect for turning up, hah!

2. MOVIES

Inside Out was awesome. Don't deny it. We all cried when Bing Bong faded into darkness and told Joy to "take Riley to the moon for me". And we've all been dying to see Mockingjay Part 2 ever since the first trailer came out, and although it's a little anticlimactic, I still loved seeing my baby girl, Jlaw on screen. *grabby hands*

Also, Avengers: Age of Ultron. Kickass. Need I say more? 

3. TV SHOWS/FANDOM



HELLO, FELLOW ARROW FANS!!!!

Around August, I had the sudden urge to watch a TV series from the beginning, and Arrow caught my eye. And guess what happened? Three days/nights of no sleep because I binge-watched all three seasons (23 x 3 = 69 EPISODES!!!) non-stop and I. Was. Hooked. Addicted. Obsessed.

During my binge-watch, I pretty much tweeted non-stop about the show, and have convinced at least 5 people to watch the show because of my tweets, hah! Other than that, I've got people vicariously watching the show through my extreme enthusiasm and outbursts all over Twitter. 

My fascination for Joseph Morgan as Klaus Mikaelson in The Vampire Diaires/The Originals shifted to Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen in Arrow. I mean, I still love my diabolical Klaus, but how can you not love brooding, adorable, sexy Oliver Queen?


And let's not forget the ever adorable Emily Bett Rickards who play Felicity Smoak. And from obsessively shipping Klaroline (Klaus x Caroline of The Vampire Diaires), Olicity (Oliver x Felicity) happened and ruined my life. (SHOUTOUT TO ALL OLICITY FANS!!!) Fanfictions were my go-to, until Season 4 finally kicked off (that's a lie. I still read a whole lot of Fanfiction).

Pretty much, right now, I'm ugly sobbing excitedly waiting for the 21st for the next episode, because the mid-season finale broke so many hearts, and I can still hear mine slowly shattering.

I did also watch The Flash, and I loved it... but not as much as Arrow, but I'm definitely excited for Legends of Tomorrow! Can't wait for the next episodes!

If you aren't watching Arrow, or haven't watched a single episode.... What are you doing with your life? GO. WATCH IT!!!! And fangirl with me *cries*


So there you have it! My 2015 Obsessions/Favorites and I can't wait to see what's going to be in store for me this 2016. I'll be starting a new job and I hope it won't take me away completely from blogging because I love what I do here, and this blog is my baby.  I'm going to need more self-discpline, so I can balance both work and the blog. However, I'm going to have to blog less than usual. But I'll try my best to keep up with all the trends, especially in the book community!

Cheers to wonderful things that awaits us all in 2016!