Month: August 2013

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (32)

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (32)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book ReviewerStacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.I have decided to try to participate in all of their memes with only one post…thus The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves.BOOK HAUL:Yay! Another good haul this week.From the Library:I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill Youby Ally CarterCross My Heart and Hope to Spyby Ally CarterDon’t Judge a Girl by Her Coverby Ally Carter&Dangerous Girlsby Abigail HaasLast Week […]

Posted August 31, 2013 by Emz Chang in Meme / 36 Comments

August and Summer Wrap Up

August and Summer Wrap Up

August is ending and school starts soon.I cannot believe that in a few days, August will be over. I also can’t believe that school starts next week. But that’s a different story. Today is all about August, and consequently the summer. And this is my Wrap Up post for both.AugustAugust has been surprisingly nice to me and the blog. I managed to get a lot of posts created ahead of schedule so the blog was busy even though I was on vacation. I also managed to […]

Posted August 30, 2013 by Emz Chang in wrap up / 2 Comments

My Blogging Bucket List

My Blogging Bucket List

Soo… I was on Twitter (like I usually am nowadays…) when I found this. Kaitlin @ Reading is My Treasure came up with this really cool idea. It’s basically a bucket list for blogging and blogging related stuff. I thought it was interesting (and fun) so I decided to participate (duh). Anyways… you can find out more about by going to this post.On with the list… (They may be numbered, but they are in no particular order.) All goals are to be completed before this blog turns two.Blog:Make […]

Posted August 29, 2013 by Emz Chang in / 17 Comments

Review – Solstice High

Review – Solstice High

*I received this book for free in exchange for a review. This in no way influenced my review. TITLE: Solstice High AUTHOR: Ardash Vartparonian TYPE & SOURCE: Paperback from tour organizer SYNOPSIS: It’s the first day of school at prestigious Solstice High. Seniors Matt, Rochelle, Daphne and Jonas each have a big surprise waiting for them. When the four friends undergo a freak accident, they begin to develop superhuman abilities and come to realize that all is not as it seems within the bleak walls of […]

Posted August 28, 2013 by Emz Chang in review / 10 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday – Scorched

Waiting on Wednesday – Scorched

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.TITLE: ScorchedAUTHOR: Mari MancusiPUBLICATION DATE: September 3, 2013 SYNOPSIS:TrinityDon’t leave me here… It starts with a whisper. At first Trinity thinks she’s going crazy. It wouldn’t be a big surprise—her grandpa firmly believes there’s a genuine dragon egg in their dusty little West Texas town. But this voice is real, and it’s begging for her protection. Even if no one else can hear it…ConnorHe’s come from a […]

Posted August 28, 2013 by Emz Chang in Meme / 2 Comments

Investigated – Critics and YA

Investigated – Critics and YA

Okay, so I actually had something else planned to post today, but I just couldn’t wait to post this one. I apologize before hand if this starts turning into a rant. And it probably will. As a lot of you guys (should) know The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (the movie adapted from the book of the same title by Cassandra Clare) came out on Wednesday last week. Along with the movie, a bunch of critics and reviews came out for it. That is to be […]

Posted August 26, 2013 by Emz Chang in Investigated / 4 Comments

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (31)

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (31)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book ReviewerStacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.I have decided to try to participate in all of their memes with only one post…thus The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves.BOOK HAUL:So last week I had a pretty good haul.This week got even better.Won from the Library:(If you read books for their summer reading program, you get books.)Thirteen Reasons Whyby Jay Asher&Between Shades of Grayby Ruta SepetysBrought some e-books too:Grasping at Eternityby Karen […]

Posted August 24, 2013 by Emz Chang in Meme / 25 Comments

Review – The Fault in Our Stars

Review – The Fault in Our Stars

Okay, so I received this book from one of my best friends for my birthday back in June.But I haven’t gotten the chance to read and review until now.So here we are. TITLE: The Fault in Our Stars AUTHOR: John Green SOURCE: Gift from friendTYPE: Hardcover, Collector’s Edition SYNOPSIS: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at […]

Posted August 23, 2013 by Emz Chang in review / 2 Comments

A to Z Survey

A to Z Survey

Okay, so I’ve been seeing the A to Z Survey, created by Jamie at The Perpetual Page- Turner. Sound interesting? You can find out more about it by clicking here. Anyways, I haven’t done a survey on the blog yet, and this one sounds really fun, so here I am. Oh, and just a warning, I might cheat. A little. Just a tiny bit. I promise.Author I read the most books from:Umm James Patterson? I read the whole Maximum Ride series (8 books), some of […]

Posted August 22, 2013 by Emz Chang in / 2 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday – Just Like Fate

Waiting on Wednesday – Just Like Fate

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.Ahhhh! It’s finally the 21st! Okay, before I tell you my WoW pick, I just have to put it out there that The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones movie comes out today (in North America at least). If you want more information on the movie just click on the link The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Movie Info. But seriously I have waited months for this movie, […]

Posted August 21, 2013 by Emz Chang in Meme / 13 Comments