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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I want to see on the big(or little) screen


Top Ten Books I Want on the Big or Little Screen

Revolution
I would love to see the characters of Alex and Andi burst to life on the Big Screen. I would love to see Emma Stone cast as the role of Andi!

 Beholding Bee
I would love to see Mackenzie Foy as Bee!
Mackenzie Foy Hot

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
I would love to see this hit the TV World. I think it has so much story line that I think a TV show would do this book justice!

Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone
Another one I would love to see on the TV Screen. I think this book has so much suspense and thrill, that putting it one TV and leaving the audience on the edge of their seat, week after week would be perfect for this book!

The Demonologist
Move over Exorcist! The Demonologist is going to be the next horror classic!

Can You Survive the Zombie Apocalypse?
How cool would it be to have another hit Zombie Show(Watch out Walking Dead) but this one being interactive? Have us, the audience Tweet or Vote every week which path to take?!

The Host (The Host, #1)
I know this book already hit the big screen, but I think I would like it much more as a TV Series!

A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
American Horror Story: The Coven made me totally crazy for Witches! We need another good witch show!

The Longest Ride
I want to see every Nicholas Sparks book on the Big Screen!

Between Shades of Gray
Another tragic yet beautiful World War 2 story I would love to see unfold on the big screen! I would love to see Elle Fanning as Lina. 

Be sure to comment with your link so I can check out your picks!

Happy Reading!

Monday, April 28, 2014

Hollow City by Ransom Riggs

Hollow City (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, #2)
Release Date: January 14th, 2014
Publisher: Quirk Books
Genre: Young Adult | Fantasy
Pages: 396 Pages
Series: Miss Peregrine's #2
Format: Hardcover
Source: From the publisher(unsolicited)
Reason: For Review
Find the Author: Website | Twitter
Buy the Book:  Amazon CA | Amazon


The extraordinary journey that began in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children continues as Jacob Portman and his newfound friends journey to London the peculiar capital of the world. But in this war-torn city, hideous surprises lurk around every corner. Like its predecessor, this second novel in the Peculiar Children series blends thrilling fantasy with never-before-published vintage photography to create a one-of-a-kind reacting experience


“I liked this idea: that peculiarness wasn't a deficiency, but an abundance; that it wasn't we who lacked something normals had, but they who lacked peculiarness. That we were more, not less.” 

I haven't come across a book I loved as much as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. It's lovely cast of characters is a tough match to beat. However, I have to say, I just read a book I loved more, and it just happens to be Hollow City. The sequel to Miss Peregrine's, so I don't feel all that bad!

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is probably one of my all time favourite reads. I have re-read it 4 times since and love my visits with the characters...my old friends. They are truly some of the most remarkable characters I have ever read. When I heard they were coming back for Hollow City to say I was excited would have been an understatement.  I couldn't wait to get my hands on it and see what my favourite characters were up to now!

The photos in Hollow City are just as beautifully weird as the first book. And without surprise, the author intertwines the photos flawlessly with the story. The characters burst to life immediately. Each of their personalities shining magically; Each standing out but never overshadowing one another.

I loved reading Jacob's character, and the growth of his character. Miss Peregrines children will not be the only peculiar you come across in Hollow City. You will visit many loops and come across many different characters!

Hollow City was one absolutely amazing, wild ride! Everything I hoped for and more! The wait for the final book in the series will be a long one for me!

In One Word 
Cover Love



Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Seeking Reviews for two blog tours!

Hello Crazy Readers!

Crazy Bookworm Promotions has 2 blog tours available for you! 

Both Blog Tours are seeking Bloggers to Review the provided books(E-book format).

You can sign up for one or both! With Spring finally here what better way then to spend it reading some great books!

We are looking to kick off both tours by late April, so reviews will need to be posted by the end of May. If your blogging schedule is jam-packed for May I can assign you a different tour date. 

Everything you need for your review including the E-Book will be provided to you. 

How did this all sound? 

Here is some info on the books and Sign up below!

Shoveling Snow
Shoveling Snow by Brett Sills

Ben and Caroline barely recognize each other any more. Their once solid relationship now broken and beaten by unfathomable events, leaving only a shell of past promise. When pressure cracks the last vestiges of their bond, Ben hastily leaves their Southern California home, pointing the car east to what he hopes is the edge of the Earth. After driving until he can no further, he settles in the small, coastal town of Swintonport, Maine to lose himself in quiet and anonymity, renting the quaint guesthouse of Maggie and her ten-year-old daughter, Smoof. But when tragedy strikes his landlord’s family, Ben is confronted with a sobering truth reminiscent of the one he left behind

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The Enchanted Harp by Clinton Festa

Lillian Paisley lost her saintly mother when she was too young to remember. Raised in the loving, meddling care of her three godmothers, Lilly grows tired of hearing preposterous stories about her mother doing jumping jacks on water or turning dirt into brownies. Wanting to know who she really was, Lilly’s prayers are answered when Lucy Paisley returns in the form of an enchanted concert grand harp. With Lilly’s bravery and her mother’s wisdom, the two set to make things right in their troubled town of 1920 London. A fast-paced book filled with a cast of quirky characters, The Enchanted Harp is a story of love, humor, music, and miracles. 



Friday, April 18, 2014

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Blu-ray GIVEAWAY!



Enter to win a Blu-Ray Copy of the wonderful film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. You can read my thoughts on this fantastic movie HERE

Prize Pack will include the blu-ray and this great Water Tumbler.


Giveaway Rules

Must be 13 years or older to enter
Giveaway Ends May 2nd at 11:59 PM
Open to U.S and Canada only.

Good luck!

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

If I Stay Movie Trailer...Get ready for the feelies!


Ok! What are your thoughts? Me, I FREAKING LOVED IT! I have to admit that I was a little apprehensive when I first learned about the Casting Choices, but that teaches me to be judgmental! It looks like every single person cast was meant for these roles! 

I CANNOT WAIT to see it!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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Monday, April 14, 2014

I need your help! Could I ask a Non-Blog related Favour?

Hi friends!

I posted this last week and appreciate everyone who has voted so far! Today is the last day and I would LOVE any last minutes votes. Your support means so much! And I appreciate it more than you know!


I entered a contest on Facebook that requires votes to win the contest. All you need to do to vote is 'like' the photo, it's that simple! It would mean the world to me if you considered voting for me!

You can check out my picture and vote if you like HERE

Thank you in advance!!

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Digital HD + Short Story Comparison

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty




The Movie VS The Short Story

I absolutely adored the movie and The Short Story! However, both, in my opinion were very, very different. 

In the film there is no Sheryl, no traveling and no photo. There is a full list of differences; And in the short story Walter is married. However, one thing remained the same: Corky Walter! His personality is just a vibrant from the short story VS the book. I loved him in both! More so in the movie because you get to see him come alive! I love that they added a new flare to Walter in the movie.  They gave him such a colourful remake of his life!

Why Would The Secret Life of Walter Mitty be a good movie for my readers

This is BY FAR one of the most beautiful and wildly entertaining movies I have seen in a long, long(very long!) time. The amazing, eclectic soundtrack is enough reason to give this movie a go, but the pleasant story of this film will keep you entertained to the very end; And absolutely moved to the very core!

Choosing to watch The Secret Life of Walter Mitty digitally gives you no excuse to miss out on this epic tale! You can take this movie with you on the go, never skipping a beat. What more reason to you need?! 

Walter Mitty followed me from home to the gym, and he entertained me the whole time through!

My Thoughts on Digital HD

My favourite Digital Device is my smartphone(Samsung) for all my movies and books. It's small enough for me to tote around easily(because my purse is packed enough!) and yet still gives me a clear, crisp view of all my favourite reads and flicks!

Watching Digital HD makes it so convenient. What's better than having access to the hottest, newest releases right at your finger tips? And you can share content with all your favourite devices. The early access to media is an added perk! Google Play gives you this and more! What's not to love?

Stay Tuned for a GREAT giveaway pack coming April 18th! 


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Cover Reveal and Giveaway: SHATTERED by Mari Mancusi


A firey, action-packed installment in Mari Mancusi’s heart-pounding Scorched trilogy.Trinity, Connor, and Caleb are trying to stay under the radar, holed up in an abandoned West Texas farmhouse. Their only problem is Emmy: a baby dragon that’s growing like crazy. When Emmy is caught on tape and the video goes viral, they find themselves on the run again. Their only hope comes from an old map leading to a man who has come from the future to help them. But with the government hot on their heels and Caleb’s growing addiction to spending time in the Nether world, will they be able to reach him in time? And will keeping Emmy safe end up being too high a price for Trinity to pay?
Find the Author: Website | Blog

Giveaway

What:  Magic Dragon Egg Pendant 
When: Now until Monday, April 14th
Who: Canada and U.S.

Good luck!

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Unique Books I've Read


Happy Tuesday, friends. I think it's safe to say that Spring has Sprung! Thank goodness! I don't think I could have handled any more of that old man Winter!

My Top Ten list are books that I found unique overall, books that had storylines that weren't your average story.

Top Ten Most Unique Books I've Read

 Beholding Bee

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, # 1)

Revolution

The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1)

A Tale Dark & Grimm (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #1)

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

The Time Traveler's Wife

A Wrinkle in Time (Time, #1)

Freaks and Revelations

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

I can't wait to see what treasures make it onto your list! Be sure to link your post in comments so I can check it out!

P.S. Can I have your help? I am trying to win a contest for the best Yoga Pose picture. All you have to do to vote is 'like' the picture on Facebook through THIS LINK.  I really hope you like the picture and want to give it a vote. Thank you in advance!

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Stacking the Shelves

First, a message!

It is with a very, very heavy heart that I have to announce that my little bookstore that I worked at for 3 years; That wonderful, magical place that I called a home away from home has been pushed to close it's doors in May. The book industry is just not what it once was. We are merging into a digital world, and the book world is following suit. It is a sad time for us right now while our Booksmarts family is making this transition. Let's have a little moment for all the little bookstores out there that are trying to make it and for the ones that put up an amazing fight!


In the Shadows

The Drowning


Matched (Matched, #1)

Uglies (Uglies, #1)

Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone, #1)

The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body



 

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