Friday, July 31, 2015

BookTubeAThon TBR

Hi everyone!!! :)

I hope you are well. 

Today I want to share with you my BookTubeAThon TBR. I don't think I'm going to be able to read all these books, but I want to give it a try. I hope you can participate. I think it's going to be fun!




People I mention:

Patty @I smell books : https://www.youtube.com/user/smellybooks

Books I mention:

Mariella Mystery Investigates The Ghostly Guinea Pig (Mariella Mystery #1) by Kate Pankhurst https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Kafka and the travelling doll by Jordi Sierra i Fabra https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Las astrónomas (Women astronomer) by Sara Gil Casanova

La niña italiana (The Italian child)

Catch of the Day (Gideon's Cove #1) by Kristan Higgins https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9...

Mrs. Dalloway's Party: A Short Story Sequence by Virginia Woolf https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

Feel free to share with me your tbr pile :) 

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Ten Characters Who Are Fellow Book Nerds





Hi everyone!!! :)

Today I want to share with you ten character who are fellow nerds. I have to say that I thought this list was going to be very easy to make since I really enjoy reading books that  have characters who read or have a bookstore, but when I started making the list, it was hard to find characters and the ones I've found, they are not very original.

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Helene Hanff. I know she is not a character, she was real, but I think she is the perfect fellow nerds, She read, she wrote and she asked for books in a bookstore.







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Hermione Granger. When I read Harry Potter, I really liked when Hermione appears. You could see that she was going to come up with an idea or a spell. She was great, very intelligent and great company :)





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Elizabeth Bennet. Another woman that she was very clever and she liked to read a lot. Apart from that I really liked her because she was different from the rest of the women in the novel.






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Jo March. I really liked her. She was brave and she cared about her sisters. She read and wrote.






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Jane Eyre. I really like Jane Eyre because she is a very intelligent woman.





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Matilda. I really like this character because she can't stop reading :)









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Budgeron. This one is a ferret that he likes reading and writing. I like him because he has struggles when he tries to write.






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Danielle. She really enjoys writing, She is really good at it.







So, these are my 7 fellow book nerds. Feel free to share yours :)

Saturday, July 25, 2015

7 in 7 Readathon TBR Pile

Hi everyone!!! :)

I hope you are well.

Today I want to tell you that I'm going to participate in the 7 in 7 readathon. This readathon consist of reading one book every day during a week.  I hope you want to join us, I think it's going to be fun! 

The readathong goes from 27th of July to the 2nd of August and it's hosted by Frankie @inteadofgoldand. There are going to be Twitter Sprints ( I think how they are called) on the 7 in 7 books twitter account


In this video I show you the books that I picked up for this readathon. I hope you enjoy it :)



Books I mention:

I Know What You Did Last Wednesday (Diamond Brothers #6)by Anthony Horowitz https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Notebooks I. At the end of the winter...by Mary Ann Clark Bremer https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Book, a meeting by Lygia Bojunga https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

It came from Ohio! My life as a writer by R.L.Stine https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

The world of the gnomes by Wil Huygen https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9...

Las meninas by Santiago García and Javier Olivares https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Lightning Scratch by Christophe Cazenove https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


Thursday, July 23, 2015

Review: Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops by Jen Campbell


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Hi everyone!!! :)

Today I want to talk about this book: Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops 
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Saturday, July 18, 2015

Summer Reads Recommendations :D



Hi everyone!!! :)

Today I want to share with you some books that I think they are perfect to read during the summer.

The first one is the The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Series by Ann Brashares.


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This series is about 4 girls and what happens to them during 4 summers. I like the idea that the 4 girls have different personalities and, for that reason, what happens to them is completely different and also that these books deals with topic such as death, divorce, friendship, love, the first time...

The second book is another series is Scott Pilgrim series

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In this case this series is a graphic novel about a young man? (he is 23 when the story starts) and what happens to him in a year time. He starts dating a girl and he has to fight with her ex-boyfriends to start dating her. It's funny and goofy :)

The third one is Asking for trouble by Elizabeth Young.

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It's about a woman who has to go to her sister's wedding, but she doesn't want to go alone, so she decides to go with an escort. Rings a bell? This book was made into movie. It's called The wedding date starred by Debra Messing and Dermot Mulroney. There are differences between the book and the movie. but I loved both of them.






Finally, mystery time. I don't know why, but I always like a book by Agatha Christie during the summer. So, if you enjoy her books I highly recommend these two.

The first one is Sleeping murder

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It's about a woman who moves to a new house and, for some reason, she starts remembering things, feeling irrational fears and  she doesn't know why. This one is a Miss Marple's case. i don't usually enjoy Miss Marple cases (although I'd like to) I enjoy more Poirot's cases, but this one I really enjoyed and, actually, I read during the summer.




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The other one is another Miss Marple case I really enjoyed and it's called The body in the library. This one is about a body who has been found in a library andin many ways it's strange that the body was found in this library in particular. Miss Marple will help to clarify this mystery.






I hope you like my recommendations and you have here your next read :)

Friday, July 17, 2015

Book Blogger Hop!

Book Blogger Hop


                                     hosted by: Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer


Hi everyone!!! :)


Today I want to share with you Book Blogger Hop and this week the question is:





           Do you listen to audio books? 


My take:


                Actually, no. Once I heard that Neil Gaiman listened to audio books while he was working out. I tried it, but I couldn't. I really wanted to grab the book and read it because sounds very interesting. i felt that I was listening a preview of the book and not the actual book. 

              I wish I could, but I can't :(

 

Monday, July 13, 2015

Monday Missions #1

Hi everyone!!! :)

Today I want to share with you the books I want to read this week. I hope you enjoy this video. Feel free to share with me what you are going to read this week :)




People I mention:

Monday Missions creator: A Thousand Lives of Daisy https://www.youtube.com/user/AThousandLivesOfDais

Books I mention:

Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1001317.Parnassus_on_Wheels

How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read by Pierre Bayard https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1143788.How_to_Talk_About_Books_You_Haven_t_Read

Lapinot and the carrots from Patagonia by Lewis Trondheim https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1626381.Lapinot_et_les_carottes_de_Patagonie

84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/368916.84_Charing_Cross_Road