Top 5 Wednesday: Book series you wish had more books!

Top 5 Weds Family!

Hey guys! Sorry for not posting for a while! I just had emergency oral surgery on top of just meeting a new guy in my life. So there’s been a lot going on. But now, I’m going to play catch up! HERE GOES! ❤

5. The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare 

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Okay, so I haven’t actually read the last book yet because I AM TOO AFRAID. I do not want this series to end. One of my reading goals this year was to complete the series in it’s entirety both in preparation for her new series and the repeated nagging from my BFF who’s been done with them since the release. I am just so afraid of what is going to happen to my beloved Magnus and Isabelle that I don’t know if I can take it! Review to come because it’s the next book on my TBR.

4. The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare

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I’m reading this right now and I’m just over halfway through. With all the insanity that’s been going on, I haven’t had a lot of time to read. But I am already heartbroken and I haven’t even finished it yet! How can she pack so much in to one book? AND IT’S THE FINAL BOOK. SERIOUSLY. GIVE ME MORE. (Yes, I know there will be some additional information in City of Heavenly Fire, shuuush.) I just don’t know how to feel about this beautiful series ending and honestly, I have a lot of emotions.
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3. The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins

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I put up the a picture of Catching Fire, because it was my favorite in the trilogy. The first two books were very solid and I enjoyed every moment of them. Then came Mockingjay. Ugh, I was so angry. I hated the way it ended and there were so many unnecessary things in it. If you’ve read it, you know what I’m talking about. Rather than wrap everything up in that last awful book, I think it should have been longer. There were still a lot of questions unanswered.

2. The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo 

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Of course by my blog name, this had to be in here somewhere. What can I say? I was not ready for all of these character’s stories to come to an end. Alina was just such a beautiful character, The Darkling sexually confused me and Nickolai made me feel too many things. It’s up there on my favorite trilogies and I wish I could jump in to that world and be a Grisha. That’s all I want. Is that too much to ask?

  1. The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

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Are you really surprised? No. You’re not. I think everyone in the book world wishes there were more Harry Potter books. What happened directly after Hogwarts? How did Harry, Ron and Hermionie get their designated jobs? WHY can’t we get to see the wedding of Ron and Hermionie? WHY WHY WHY
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You tell em’ Bill.  

Top Ten Tuesdays: Top Ten (or so…) Authors We’ve Read the Most From!

Top Ten Tuesdays!

I haven’t done a post in about a week, sorry! I had to work a few extended shifts this week. I don’t think I can name ten sadly, I don’t usually consistently read the same authors except for a select few. I usually like to expand my horizons. So I’m just going to put the ones up that I could honestly say that I’ve read several books from. Enjoy!

Victoria Schwab/V.E. Schwab 

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Books I’ve Read: A Darker Shade of Magic, The Archived, Vicious.
Plan to Read: The Unbound, The Near Witch.

Victoria Schwab is tied with the next author for my favorite. Literally everything I’ve read from her is fantastic. Vicious is probably my favorite, but the other two are  fantastic. Something about her storytelling just hooks me every time. Her characters are always rich and fascinating. Also, she responded to my tweet once and I nearly peed myself.

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Neil Gaiman

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Books I’ve Read: American Gods, Stardust, The Sandman comics
Books I want to Read: The Graveyard Book, Anansi Boys, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Okay, so I haven’t read a lot of his novels, but I picked him for my short story class to study. And wow, I choose correctly. I didn’t know writing could be used in such a beautiful way until I read Gaiman’s work. Painting with words, that is what he does. American Gods was like a turning point in my reading life, when I realized HOW good books could be.

Cassandra Clare 

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Books I’ve Read: All of the Mortal Instruments except Heavenly Fire and All of Infernal Devices except for Princess.
Books I want to Read: Clockwork Princess, City of Heavenly Fire and The Bane Chronicles.

I’m at the very end of both series and I am TERRIFIED to finish them. I am afraid of the feels.

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J.K Rowling

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How can we forget the Queen?! Obviously I’m referring to the Harry Potter series. I also read Cuckoo’s Calling, but I really didn’t enjoy it that much. :\

Wow, there were a lot less authors than I thought? Sorry for the disappointing post. Everyone else’s were so great!

July Wrap Up

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The Wicked + The Divine: Vol 1 and 2: 4.5/5 Stars

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Dorothy Must Die Stories: 5/5 Stars

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The Wicked Will Rise: 3/5 Stars

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Armada by Ernest Cline: 3/5 Stars 

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Interview with the Vampire Claudia’s Story: 3/5 Stars

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Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour: 2/5 Stars

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The Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg: 4/5 Stars

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Through the Woods by Emily Carroll: 3/5 Stars

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In Real Life by Corey Doctorow: 5/5 Stars

I had an okay reading month. Hopefully next month will be better. 🙂