Quick Posts: Cozy Books for Fall

Hey guys! I don’t have much time with school starting but I thought I should post 3 books that are perfect for a nice warm read at home. Side note, I’ve been loving cinnamon tea lately because of fall! There’s just something about it. Go and get yourself some to go with these books. Here goes: Continue reading

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The Retribution of Mara Dyer

Title: The Retribution of Mara Dyer

Author: Michelle Hodkin

Number of Pages: 464 pages

Date Published: November 4th 2014

Publishing Company: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers

Books Number in Series: Mara Dyer, 3

Summary:

“Mara Dyer wants to believe there’s more to the lies she’s been told.
There is.

She doesn’t stop to think about where her quest for the truth might lead.
She should.

She never had to imagine how far she would go for vengeance.
She will now.

Loyalties are betrayed; guilt and innocence tangle, and fate and chance collide in this shocking conclusion to Mara Dyer’s story.
Retribution has arrived.”

“PLAY ME.

My gaze flicked to his hand. His fist was curled around a small tape recorder. I moved his fingers—still warm—and pressed play. A male voice started to speak.

‘Do I have your attention?’ the voice said.’” Continue reading

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Review

Title: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Review

Author: Patrick Süskind, John E. Woods (Translator)

Number of Pages: 263 pages

 Date Published: November 1997

Publishing Company: Penguin Books, Ltd

The title explains the book itself. In the eighteenth century, a woman gives birth to Grenouille. Grenouille is very strange, to say the least (one strange thing about him is that he has no scent.) The story just continues to follow Grenouille’s life. How as he grows up,  he captures scents and then gets obsessed with making perfumes. Then, he comes upon the scent of virgin girls and from there, Grenouille wants to make the ultimate perfume. Continue reading