Shatter Me \\ spoiler free book review

Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1)

Title: Shatter Me (#1)

Author: Tahereh Mafi

Genre & Themes: Dystopian

Publisher: HarperCollins

Format: paperback


Synopsis

Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days.

The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal. As long as she doesn’t hurt anyone else, no one really cares. The world is too busy crumbling to pieces to pay attention to a 17-year-old girl. Diseases are destroying the population, food is hard to find, birds don’t fly anymore, and the clouds are the wrong color.

The Reestablishment said their way was the only way to fix things, so they threw Juliette in a cell. Now so many people are dead that the survivors are whispering war – and The Reestablishment has changed its mind. Maybe Juliette is more than a tortured soul stuffed into a poisonous body. Maybe she’s exactly what they need right now.

Juliette has to make a choice: Be a weapon. Or be a warrior.

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How to Set Realistic Expectations for Movie & Netflix Adaptions…Yes I am talking about Six of Crows

Netflix is officially making The Grisha Trilogy and Six of Crows into a show!

I’m sure you and I are feeling similarly: extreme excitement followed by a lot of doubts and instantly loosing all hope.

I’ve been seeing a lot of people saying that if they get this wrong it’ll ruin the series…and then listing everything they want from the show. Exact storylines, casting right out of your imagination and a million episodes.

I’ve also seen people who aren’t excited at all and keep telling everyone to tone it down – how could it be that good??

I take problems with both sides. Here’s why, and also how to have realistic expectations for SoC:


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Easy Classics to Read \\ a guide for YA readers who want to be “cultured”

I’ve seen a lot of New Year’s resolutions that are all about reading classic novels. And I’d like to add my two cents.

To start, I’ve read a lot of classics. But I’ve never read any Jane Austin, Charlotte Bronte, or Emily Bronte. Basically all the books you immediately think of when the word “classic” comes into the conversation.

And there are a lot of classics that are fun and easy to read! Especially when you cheat use some helpful tricks. So if you want to read some classics but don’t really want to read Austin, this is the list for you.

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Spring 2019 Releases we should all be hyped about

I’m so hyped and I don’t know what to do with myself!

There are some incredible books coming out in 2019 and (if possible) even more incredible sequels. I have a lot I’m looking forward to this year.

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To make this easier to view, I’ve divided them up. But *disclaimer* these are just the books that I’m looking forward to, and not all the hyped books coming out.

Also, there are some v popular books that I left out, but that discussion is for another time.

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