Friday, October 4, 2013

TGIF Weekly 24

T . G. I. F.  Weekly  

For those of you who don't know, TGIF Weekly is a Friday post where I share 3 books I have sitting next to me that I want to read soon.  My goal was to always work on at least 1 of these books before the next Friday. 
Now YOU decide what book I read first.  Leave a comment saying which book you think I should focus on and next TGIF post I will share a short blurb about what I think of the book. The blurb will only be for the book most voted for in comments.  Plus I will work on pushing the review out that much sooner.    *Please note that if a book is not read one week in may be on the list the following week!
Sorry for no post last week so the vote win is from 2 weeks ago.  
Last weeks top vote: 
Tiger & Bunny, Vol. 1 
I was really looking forward to this. Sadly, if fell short of my hopes and expectations.   I love super hero stories but I guess I should stick to Marvel and DC comics for that.  This reminded me heavily of the Power Rangers show which I hated growing up.  So reading this was actually a bit painful at times.   Young kids will likely love this but I think it lacks enough depth to hold interest for older teens or adults.  Just my opinion though.   Full Review to come soon.
The Books for the coming week:

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The Hallowed Ones (The Hallowed Ones, #1)
Katie is on the verge of her Rumspringa, the time in Amish life when teenagers can get a taste of the real world. But the real world comes to her in this dystopian tale with a philosophical bent. Rumors of massive unrest on the “Outside” abound. Something murderous is out there. Amish elders make a rule: No one goes outside, and no outsiders come in. But when Katie finds a gravely injured young man, she can’t leave him to die. She smuggles him into her family’s barn—at what cost to her community? The suspense of this vividly told, truly horrific thriller will keep the pages turning.
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The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1)   
To survive in a ruined world, she must embrace the darkness…

Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a walled-in city. By day, she and her crew scavenge for food. By night, any one of them could be eaten. Some days, all that drives Allie is her hatred of them—the vampires who keep humans as blood cattle. Until the night Allie herself dies and becomes one of the monsters.

Forced to flee her city, Allie must pass for human as she joins a ragged group of pilgrims seeking a legend—a place that might have a cure for the disease that killed off most of civilization and created the rabids, the bloodthirsty creatures who threaten human and vampire alike. And soon Allie will have to decide what and who is worth dying for… again.



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Bloodspell (Bloodspell, #1) 
The spell was simple...

Cruentus Protectum (Defend the Blood)


But what do you do if your blood is your enemy?

Victoria Warrick has always known she was different. An outcast at school, she is no stranger to adversity. But when she receives an old journal for her seventeenth birthday, nothing prepares her for the dark
secrets it holds -- much less one that reveals she's a witch with unimaginable power.

What's more, when she meets the dazzling but enigmatic Christian Devereux, she has no idea how much her life is about to change. Enemies will hunt her. Friends will turn on her. The terrible curse that makes her blood run black will stop at nothing to control her. And Christian has a sinister secret of his own...

Without knowing whom to trust, can Victoria survive her blood's deadly desires? Or will she lose everything, including herself?
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So, we have a vampire theme for this week!  But which one should I focus on reading?  Let me know in the comments below!  Also what are you planning to read this coming week?  I would love to know
*Don't forget to vote in the poll to your right for upcoming reads for the end of this month. Thanks!
 

1 comment:

Comments are welcome and appreciated!
I love to know what you think!