GIVEAWAY – Bookidote’s Anniversary

What’s up er’body? Remember that day when Bookidote finally said “Mama Papa”? It was such a beautiful day. You could never be able to describe that feeling and only be left to ponder your very definition of happiness. Well. That day also marked Bookidote’s 1 year anniversary! If a whole year isn’t an achievement, I…

City of Thieves by David Benioff

“I’ve always envied people who sleep easily. Their brains must be cleaner, the floorboards of the skull well swept, all the little monsters closed up in a steamer trunk at the foot of the bed.” — David Benioff, City of Thieves     With less, a lot was told. Give David Benioff a 100 word count…

The Grisha Trilogy Review

MY RATING: ★★★★★ “This was his soul made flesh, the truth of him laid bare in the blazing sun, shorn of mystery and shadow. This was the truth behind the handsome face and the miraculous powers, the truth that was the dead and empty space between the stars, a wasteland peopled by frightened monsters.” ―…

Cinedote – The Big Short (2015)

  Summary: Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. Director: Adam McKay Writers: Charles Randolph (screenplay), Adam McKay (screenplay), Michael Lewis (book) Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad…

Bookidote 1 Year Bloggiversary!

HELLO LOVELIES <3, DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? THAT’S RIGHT, FOLKS! It has been exactly ONE WHOLE YEAR since our FIRST Bookidote review. That seems absolutely insane considering that we still feel very young in the blogosphere.

The Black Jewel by Cassie Clarke

MY RATING: ★★★☆☆ “A city in ruin. A forest filled with secrets. One girl with the power to change it all. Trapped in a mundane existence in the heart of a deadly forest, Ela often imagined what life must be like away from the trees. A world without rules and restrictions, with the freedom to…

Q&A With Ruth Ware

Hello everybody!     Our Summer Fiction Blog Tour hosted by Simon & Schuster Canada is now coming to an end, but we still have one more exclusive post to share with everyone. Recently, we’ve published a review for In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware, a psychological thriller that will have you hooked till…

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

    What would it be like to be accused of a murder, but you can’t remember it? Ruth Ware envisions the perfect setting for a novel to unfold this mystery. With the right characters, the right pace and the right focus on the whodunit nature of the novel, it is possible to be standing in…

What Type of Reader Are You?- A Bookidote Discussion

Hello lovely readers! You know what’s amazing about bookworms? We all have a particular style (and sometimes more than one), yet we love each with all our hearts! 😀 It’s somewhat mind-boggling the different type of readers that roam around the world, and laying out a list of some of them, from the top of…

Here With Me Now by Rebecca Markus

MY RATING: ★★★☆☆ This debut novel tells the  story of Mallory, a young teenager who’s going through the difficult adolescent-age problems : high school, bullies, gossips and dramas.  Her life will take an even more complicated turn when a new 26 years old neighbor moves in : Kain. Their lives will be intertwined in a passionate…

Aliss by Patrick Senecal

MY RATING: ★★★★★ Everyone knows Alice in Wonderland and its symbolism, sprinkled with vivid colors to eccentric and absurd sceneries. But what if Alice lived in Montreal? What if Wonderland was just a playground with no moral clause with dark and wild colors? Patrick Sénécal, Quebec author, known for his pen skills in writing pure and disturbing…

Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley

    I’ve experienced some tear-jerking novels. Most of the time, I find that the only way an author can succeed in getting a reader to be moved by what they read isn’t only by telling a sad story, but by making it relatable in more than one way. Integrating themes that are tragic by nature,…

July 2016 TBR

HELLO FRIENDS! Watch out! It’s Bookidote’s forecast time! 😀 In this edition of our Monthly Kick in the Butt, you’ll see what we’re currently reading, what we plan on reading, our monthly quote + our thoughts and a segment on what’s going on in life!

All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

    The past has a funny way to catch up to you. It follows you like a shadow and emerges at the most unexpected turns. It doesn’t have worries, concerns, dilemmas or problems. It does however bring them upon you. Nicolette Farrel left her hometown, friends and family after the disappearance of her best friend,…