The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

MY RATING : ★★★★ (4/5) “Roanoke girls never last long around here. In the end, we either run or we die.” ― Amy Engel, The Roanoke Girls After reading this book, Roanoke will be a name you won’t be able to forget. For me it’s Flowers in the Attic meet Riverdale (the TV SHOW). Suspense,…

Monthly Wrap-Up | March 2017

Hello lovely people! Today we’ll revisit all the posts we’ve published, all the wonderful books we’ve discovered and all the great cinematic art we might have crossed paths with! Don’t be shy to share what you think about anything! 😀

The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

    Jessica Shattuck looks into one of the most devastating time period that mankind has ever known through a completely fresh scope. Set before, during and after World War II, The Women in the Castle brings to light the story of three women whose lives have known different facets of the war that raged on over a couple…

How To Be A Bawse by Lilly Singh (ARC)

MY RATING : ★★★★★/5 Lily Singh a.k.a Superwoman a.k.a. The Bad-Ass Female on Earth a.k.a. Our Canadian Proud a.k.a… Okay I should stop. But I’ve loved Lilly’s comedy videos since the beginning and when I learned she was releasing a book… After this little fangirling moment, you will probably wonder: “GOD THIS REVIEW IS BIASED BY HER…

The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill

MY RATING : ★★★★ (4.4) Since Lullaby for Little Criminals, I loved Heather O’Neill’s writing. And the fact that the author is from Montreal made me even more proud 😀 The marketing campaign compared it to The Night Circus. Alright. Let’s get this straight. I’m sorry but this has NOTHING to do with The Night…

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 1 Episode 1 First Impressions

Summary: After being presumed dead, Danny Rand returns home to New York after fifteen years, only to find things aren’t as they were. Director: John Dahl (for this episode) Writers: Roy Thomas (based on the Marvel comics by), Gil Kane (based on the Marvel comics by), Roy Thomas (creator and writer for this episode) Stars: Finn Jones, Jessica…

The struggles of being a book blogger

Hi guys ! So I have a quite busy week coming on and since I hadn’t had time to write any reviews, I thought I’ll be writing this quick bookish post about the struggles  ..of well.. being us LOL I love blogging omg don’t get me wrong but sometimes the things we love the most…

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

“The finest of pleasures are always the unexpected ones.” — Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus     Hold on to your hats, my friends, The Night Circus is coming to town and it has brought its magic along with it. I started this book without the slightest clue of what I was dipping my toe into….

The Nightingale Won’t Let You Sleep by Steven Heighton

Elias is sent to Cyprus to recover, where he attempts to find comfort in the arms of Eylul, a beautiful Turkish journalist. But the lovers’ reprieve ends in a moment of shocking brutality that drives Elias into Varosha, once a popular Greek-Cypriot resort town, abandoned since the Turkish invasion of 1974.- Goodreads Blurb MY RATING…

King’s Cage : How This Book Saves the Red Queen Series

Before starting, know that I’ll be reviewing Glass Sword first which is the second book to the Red Queen series, you can read my review of the first book here. MY RATING : ★★★ This book was a mistake let’s skip to the 3rd one. No, I’m just kidding! I still have to review it 😉 This…

Invisible Monsters by Chuck Palahniuk

“The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.” — Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters     If I told you that Invisible Monsters was supposed to be Chuck Palahniuk’s first novel, before Fight Club were to ever happen, but was rejected by publishers for being too disturbing, would you…

The Girl With All The Gifts : Book vs Movie

MY RATING: ★★★★(4.2) A beautiful re-imagined zombie apocalypse plot centered around childrens’ behavior and what young minds can do. Melanie is a young girl who waits every day for 2 agents to come get her, strap her to a wheelchair, stabilize her head and push her to class. Her teachers taught her about the Hungries, those who feed…

One of the Boys by Daniel Magariel | Read-Along

    Narrated by a twelve-year old boy, One of the Boys is the story of a shattered family. Emotional and absolutely riveting, Daniel Magariel’s debut novel immerses you into the mind of a child who simply wants to join his father and older brother on their plan of starting a new life away from their mother….

Bookporn: Libraries in Fiction and Where To Find Them

Hi guys, I’m back with another Bookporn post 😉 You  can check out the other two posts here: Bookshelves and How To Be Cozy  I’ve always loved seeing libraries featuring in the animated series or in movies, now here are all the places to find them 😀 REAL LIFE TWINSIE: The Amont Abbey Library, Austria 

Cinedote Review – Logan (2017)

Summary: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces. Director: James Mangold Writers: James Mangold (story and screenplay), Scott Frank (screenplay), and…

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison | Read-along

MY RATING : ★★★★ “I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me. Like the bodiless heads you see sometimes in circus sideshows, it is as though I have been surrounded by mirrors of hard, distorting glass. When they approach me they see only my surroundings, themselves or figments of their imagination, indeed, everything…

March TBR 2017 // Personal Lives

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 quotes + our thoughts and a segment on what’s going on in life!