Monthly Wrap-Up – January 2016

What’s going on everybody! ❤     Bookidote has taken upon itself to start doing two monthly posts that gives our followers a wrap-up and a kick-off to every month. To start things off, we decided that the first month of 2016 could use a nice little wrap-up so that we can close thing’s off…

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment        We all know what’s the endgame here. Someone will commit a crime. Punishment will follow. Now, now. Don’t think it’s that…

Against The Reign by Dove Winters

My Rating: ★★★★☆(4,5) “It’s certainly no place for children, or anyone respectable, definitely not a princess. But here I am.” -DOVE WINTERS Laughing out loud. Check. Kick-ass princess. Check. Funny best friend. Check. Teasing and charismatic prince. Check. WHY IS THIS BOOK NOT POPULAR ALREADY? Hahah okay let’s take a moment to describe why I think…

Tomb of Truth by Courtney Anz

“It can grant life to someone in great need. Or power to someone of great greed. I trust you to protect it.” — Courtney Anz, Tomb of Truth           Fun, it was. Short, it was. Recommended for a more middle-grade audience, it was. While reading this novel, I had to put…

Guardian of the Gauntlet by Lenita Sheridan

MY RATING :  ★★★☆☆ Camari and Mila, two princesses from a poor lonely land meet Denir, a prince from another kingdom. The prince however possesses a magic gauntlet, people who believe in the power, will make it work. However, the prince will only have eyes for the older sister Mila. Camari who’s been in love with…

Dream Student by J.J. DiBenedetto

My Rating :  ★★★★☆ “It’s almost three o’clock in the morning now. It seems like it’s three o’clock a lot lately.” The story opens up with Sarah, who’s in the middle of her dream and get pulled to another person’s dream : places she never saw, people se never encountered. Some of her dreams are also…

East of West (Volume 1) – The Promise by Jonathan Hickman

“Love sends a man half way around the world… Just for the hope of catching it.” — Jonathan Hickman, East of West (Volume 1) – The Promise          Jonathan Hickman delivers a complicated, yet fascinating tale revolving around the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. It’s not because the plot is intricate and demands a…

The Gift of the Quoxxel by Richard Titus

My Rating : ★★★★☆ “I’ve just activated my nonsense filter. I can’t hear a word you’re saying.” -RICHARD TITUS  This book was peculiar, curious, light-hearted and fun to read. I’ll probably read it to my children one day. It’s about the King of Nibb, a lonesome island in the middle of nowhere. The citizens were fine…

Join February Read-Along + Currently Reading

Hello my bookworm friends 😀 This post is to litterally ask you guys if some of you want to start this read-along feature with me for February ! I have a lot of books on TBR pile and I want to read them but also being able to discuss with other bookworms. You will be…

Real Neat Blog Award

Hello Our Favorite Space Monkeys <3,          It’s that time of the month again! Yep, yep. Another award to add to our collection and this time it’s the wonderful Kayla who’s tagged us a real long time ago. We’re so sorry it took us this long to get this done, but we’re eternally grateful that…

Evanthia’s Gift by Effie Kammenou

MY RATING : ★★★★☆ “Now, in a twist of fate, he would see her again.” -EFFIE KAMMENOU A mesmerizing romance over two generations. The first part of the story, we follow the beginning of Anastacia and Alex romance as they try to overcome their past to be in relationship and work it out together. Single motherhood,…

Spell Fade by J. Daniel Layfield

“The subconscious is the root, the beginning of all wishes and desires, and it plays a strong role in a wizard’s power.” — J. Daniel Layfield, Spell Fade         It’s easy to get lost in a fantasy novel. All it takes is an author able to reconstruct a believable but implausible universe. An author…

Luke Taylor Interview

Ladies and gentlemen, we’re absolutely happy to finally be able to put up an interview with one of our favorite acquaintances since Bookidote’s creation: Mr. Luke Taylor. Blessed with an enormous love for literature, this man knows his books and wouldn’t hesitate a second to share his passion and thoughts about them with anyone ready…

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

“You do not write your life with words…You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.” — Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls            This is one of the most precious novel that I’ve ever read. It’s sole purpose is to strike that…

The High School Stereotypes Tag

Hey my lovelies 😀 We are back with a fun little tag ! Thank you to Giovanna who  tagged us in this cute post , you should check her out ❤ We changed the stereotypes a little bit but still, hope you guys are enjoying this ! Rules: -Choose characters from your favorite books who fit…

Home Workspace Tour

Hi y’all 😀 I want to share with you for the new year my new renovated home office, where I stack my books and study for exams. It’s not easy being a student and having so many projects at the same time. But somehow, I love being surrounded by projects. Nothing drives me more than…

Batman Vs. Superman: The Greatest Battles by Robin Wildman

“If I know him—and I do—I know what his next move will be. What he doesn’t know is what my next move will be.” — Jeph Loeb, Batman Vs. Superman The Greatest Battles          And who dares to tackle a task this big? Was their sanity on the verge of extinction when picking…

A Healing Heart by Melissa A. Hanson

My Rating : ★★★☆☆ (3.3)  “It was so peaceful, relaxing or would have been relaxing if the electricity wasn’t flowing through my veins. I was expected and felt alive; anticipation of what might come next was keeping me on pins and needles.”                            …

Flashback 2015 and Forward 2016

Hello my lovely readers and followers ! 🙂 2015 has come to an end already and we wanted to take the time to thank you all for such an amazing year. We started our blog late in July and since then we had a great time in sharing our thoughts on books, reading your reviews and being…