5 Bookish Artworks

Last year, I discovered my inner artist, hehe.

I dabbled a bit in art, particularly calligraphy!! πŸ˜‰

Here are six of my uber simple artworks πŸ™‚ Enjoy!

1.) A well-read woman is a dangerous creature. (You betcha!)

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2.) So many books, so little time. (Sadly true. )11805807_1062051783805944_2101444391_n

 

3.) Reading is dreaming with your eyes wide open. (I don’t know about you but I like dreaming. A lot. )11830820_1062053470472442_387729551_n

4.) Read & Relax (If only I can do this everyday, every hour!)12248882_1116229841721471_917047572_n

 

5.) Β We live and breathe words (yes, we do!)Β 12498438_1142135305797591_1264468879_n

Thanks for taking the time to browse through this gallery! I’ll share more soon! πŸ™‚

The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan

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TITLE: The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #3)

AUTHOR: Rick Rirodan

PUBLISHER: Disney Hyperion

NO. OF PAGES: 320

GENRE: Middle Grade, Young Adult, Fantasy, Mythology

DATE READ: July 12-16 (reread)

SYNOPSIS: *from Goodreads*

IT’S NOT EVERYDAY YOU FIND YOURSELF IN COMBAT WITH A HALF-LION, HALF-HUMAN.

But when you’re the son of a Greek god, it happens. And now my friend Annabeth is missing, a goddess is in chains and only five half-blood heroes can join the quest to defeat the doomsday monster.

Oh, and guess what? The Oracle has predicted that not all of us will survive…

REXY’S RATING:Β 3 stars

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Red Queen by Jeb Kinnison

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TITLE: Red Queen (The Substrate Wars Book 1)

AUTHOR: Jeb Kinnison

PUBLISHER: Jeb Kinnison Publishing

NO. OF PAGES: 320

GENRE: Science Fiction, Fiction, Futuristic

DATE READ: February 2015

SYNOPSIS: *from Goodreads*

Set on a California college campus just a decade or two from now, the world of Red Queen is post-terrorist disaster, repressive and censored β€” governed like China today, but with a stagnant economy and no jobs for young people. In that sense it is a dystopia, though not so far from our own day and time; only a few steps beyond where we are now. The students are cowed but not unaware, and they seize the opportunity to make a difference when their smarts and courage allow it. And so they change the world.

This is Book 1 of Substrate Wars, the series: A growing band of campus freedom-fighters discover a new technology that could either destroy the world, or save it. They take on the responsibility of using it for good. Homeland Security is one step behind them. Spies and traitors lurk. Shall it be repressive bureaucratic stagnation, or expansion to the stars?

Red Queen is a story about the yearning for freedom and agency in a world dominated by bureaucrats and propagandists, and it would not have been published by a major house. The world of Red Queen is just a decade or two away, and looks very much like the world we live in, just a few steps worse. In the tradition of Heinlein’s If This Goes On–, I have extrapolated from current trends and imagined the politics that result. The authoritarian tendencies we see in modern western states will probably be reversed at some point–but what if they just keep getting worse? This is especially true of the US, with its 9/11-justified surveillance and interception of every citizen’s email and message metadata, and a penal-industrial complex that imprisons about one in three black men at some point in their lives, often for victimless crimes like drug possession. A more serious terrorist incident might lead to even more restrictions on freedom and privacy. And that’s where Red Queen begins.

REXY’S RATING:Β 2 stars

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Spirit Bound

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TITLE: Spirit Bound

AUTHOR: Richelle Mead

PUBLISHER: Razorbill

NO. OF PAGES: 489

GENRE: YA, Romance, Paranormal Romance, Fantasy

DATE READ: June 2015

SYNOPSIS: *from Goodreads*

Dimitri gave Rose the ultimate choice. But she chose wrong…

After a long and heartbreaking journey to Dimitri’s birthplace in Siberia, Rose Hathaway has finally returned to St. Vladimir’s-and to her best friend, Lissa. It is nearly graduation, and the girls can’t wait for their real lives beyond the Academy’s iron gates to begin. But Rose’s heart still aches for Dimitri, and she knows he’s out there, somewhere.

She failed to kill him when she had the chance. And now her worst fears are about to come true. Dimitri has tasted her blood, and now he is hunting her. And this time he won’t rest until Rose joins him… forever.

REXY’S RATING: 4 stars

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Fly on the Wall by E. Lockhart

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TITLE: Fly on the Wall

AUTHOR: E. Lockhart

PUBLISHER: Delacorte Press

NO. OF PAGES: 182

GENRE: YA, Contemporary, Romance, Fantasy

DATE READ: March 2015

SYNOPSIS: *from Goodreads*

At the Manhattan School for Art and Music, where everyone is β€œdifferent” and everyone is β€œspecial,” Gretchen Yee feels ordinary. She’s the kind of girl who sits alone at lunch, drawing pictures of Spider-Man, so she won’t have to talk to anyone; who has a crush on Titus but won’t do anything about it; who has no one to hang out with when her best (and only real) friend Katya is busy.
One day, Gretchen wishes that she could be a fly on the wall in the boys’ locker room–just to learn more about guys. What are they really like? What do they really talk about? Are they really cretins most of the time?
Fly on the Wall is the story of how that wish comes true.

REXY’S RATING:Β 3 stars

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About That Night by Julie James

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TITLE: About That Night (FBI/ US Attorney # 3)

AUTHOR: Julie James

PUBLISHER: Berkeley Sensation

NO. OF PAGES: 284

GENRE: Β Romance, Contemporary Romance, Adult Fiction, Chiclit

DATE READ: June 6-7, 2015

SYNOPSIS: *from Goodreads*

He’s Playing Games

Though Rylann Pierce tried to fight the sparks she felt for billionaire heir Kyle Rhodes the night they met, their sizzling chemistry was undeniable. But after being stood up on their first date, Rylann never expected to see him again. So when she finds herself face-to-face with Kyle in a courthouse nine years later, she’s stunned. More troubling to the beautiful assistant U.S. attorney is that she’s still wildly attracted to him.

But She’s Making The Rules

Just released from prison, Kyle Rhodes isn’t thrilled to be the star witness in a high-profile criminal caseβ€”but when Rylann comes knocking at his door, he finds she may be the one lawyer he can’t say no to. Still as gorgeous and sharp-tongued as ever, she lays down the law: she doesn’t mix business with pleasure. But Kyle won’t give up on something he wantsβ€”and what he wants is the one woman he’s never forgotten.

REXY’S RATING:Β 5 stars

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Royal Wedding by Meg Cabot

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TITLE: Royal Wedding (Princess Diaries Book 11)

AUTHOR: Meg Cabot

PUBLISHER:Β William Morrow & Company

NO. OF PAGES: 448

GENRE: Adult, Romance, Young Adult, Contemporary

DATE READ: June 2015

SYNOPSIS: *my own with Goodreads, haha*

In this 11th installment of the Princess Diaries series, Mia Thermopolis is back- and she’s engaged to high school sweetheart Michael Moscovitz! But now Mia has some scandal of majestic proportions to contend with before the big day: an illegitimate sister, a refugee crisis in Genovia, and so much more!. Can Mia prove to everyone–especially herself–that she’s not only ready to wed, but ready to rule as well?

REXY’S RATING:4 stars

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