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Today on YouTube we’re discussing The Burning by Laura Bates, an evocative read dealing with shaming and bullying in a powerful way, giving a voice to young women everywhere. Continue reading Watch “The Burning Review” on YouTube

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Review: Answering Big Questions With ‘The Children of Darkness’ (The Seekers, #1) – Emertainment Monthly

By Cynthia Ayala

81bVuvqtYoL-683x1024When a teaching corrupts one of the kids, the others are forced to save him. One night, a whisper of hope in the darkness leads three children—Nathaniel, Orah, and Thomas—on an adventure for the truth, and an unimaginable freedom[…] Continue reading “Review: Answering Big Questions With ‘The Children of Darkness’ (The Seekers, #1) – Emertainment Monthly”

A Sad and Wonderful Tale | Review of ‘Fairest’ (The Lunar Chronicles #3.5)

By Cynthia Ayala

Fairest
Fairest by Marissa Meyer
Feiwel & Friends
Image Credit: Goodreads

Before she was the Queen of Luna, she was just a princess, the forgotten daughter who would never be queen, and would go down in history as nobody. Lost and lonely, she was just a young girl, hopelessly in love with a soldier, smart and with a terrible secret. This is how she became the Evil Queen.

The bridge between Cress and Winter, Fairest is another novel in Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles series. January 27, 2015, by Feiwel & Friends, this story tells the tale of Queen Levana, the monstrous vindictive Evil Queen of Luna. But her story builds her character and the world where she came from giving readers a fascinating look at who she was before she became how readers know her.
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Weekly Reading List #32

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there readers! I hope everyone has had a wonderful week. I am. Sure, I’m a little stressed because I have a paper due this week, a one page report on an Editor of my choosing due Friday and an annotated bibliography that is due Wednesday that is also part of my final project, but I’m still in a great mood because not only has my fiance got a new job, he’s going to be coming to visit me soon! That makes me very happy.

Anyway, here is my latest weekly reading list, all synopsis’ are courtesy of Goodreads. Happy reading! Continue reading “Weekly Reading List #32”

Weekly Reading List #31

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend. It’s funny, every Saturday I get home from work, I play with my kitten and then I pass out for a few hours. I’m just so tired after work, school and the gym, and I guess taking care of my kitten leaves me a little exhausted as well. So far, my life has been pretty good. Schools going well and I’m already in my 4th week, just 10 more to go. It seems so long and yet so short of a time span.
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Weekly Reading List #30

By Cynthia Ayala

Hello there avid readers! So I will be starting a new segment next Month to choose a book of the month. I don’t know if it will be books that are coming out, books I’ve already read in the past during that month or even a mixture of the two. Leave your opinions in the comments section and let me know what you think about the idea. Publishers and authors, if you’re interested, let me know!

Anyway, here is my weekly reading list, and again, all synopsis are courtesy of Goodreads. Happy reading!
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A Powerful Novel | Review of ‘Catalyst’ (Control, #2)

By Cynthia Ayala

Catalyst by Lydia Kang
Kathy Dawson Books

One year ago, Zelia found out just how different she was. Now she and all the genetic outcasts they have come to know as family are hunted and on the run from the government who want them more dead than they do alive. No Zelia and her family must find their enemies and seek a safe haven if they want to survive. But what good is surviving when it’s in a prison? For her safety and those she cares about, Zelia must fight those in power to give everyone a chance at living and surviving in a world where no one accepts them.
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An Interesting Story Rife with Character Problems | Review of ‘The Children of Darkness’ (The Seekers, #1)

By Cynthia Ayala

The Children of Darkness by David Litwack Evolved Publishing LLC
‘The Children of Darkness’ by David Litwack
Evolved Publishing LLC

What is living without dreams? Nathaniel, Orah and Thomas ask themselves these questions as they live under the regime of the Temple of Light, as they live within a religious occupation, a strict one that will burn the light out of the young with ruthless teachings.

But one teaching has broken one of them, leading another to save the other. One night, one whisper of hope in the darkness leads Nathaniel, Orah and Thomas on an adventure for the truth and a freedom they could ever dream about. Continue reading “An Interesting Story Rife with Character Problems | Review of ‘The Children of Darkness’ (The Seekers, #1)”

A Mature & Stand Out Novel | Review of ‘The Fiery Heart’ (Bloodlines, #4) – Emertainment Montly

Sydney Sage has admitted what is in her heart: that she is in love with vampire Adrian Ivashkov. But as an Alchemist, she is supposed to loathe them, fear them and protect the human world from them and their vampire secrets. Continue reading A Mature & Stand Out Novel | Review of ‘The Fiery Heart’ (Bloodlines, #4) – Emertainment Montly