Instant Lookback

Hi everyone! Welcome to the another edition of Instant Lookback! This is where I show you the bookish pictures I have shared over on Instagram. I may post all my pictures, I may only post a few… so if you don’t want to miss out on any, come follow me over at Instagram @ kristy_book_nerd!

Instant Lookback is a weekly meme bought to you by Brett Michael Orr.

 

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W..W..W.. Wednesdays

Hi everyone! I haven’t updated you recently on my reading activities. Although it hasn’t been as much as I would have wanted, it is time for me to tell you what I have been up to :)

W..W..W.. Wednesdays is a weekly meme bought to you by MizB from Should Be Reading. (more…)

Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here

Release Date: August 27th 2015
Published By: Walker Books
Pages: 352
Goodreads: Add it to your reading list
Purchase: Click here to purchase

Rating: 3.5 out of 5

Synopsis: What if you aren’t the Chosen One?

The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death?

What if you’re like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows up the high school. Again.

Because sometimes there are problems bigger than this week’s end of the world, and sometimes you just have to find the extraordinary in your ordinary life.

Even if your best friend is worshipped by mountain lions.

Award-winning writer Patrick Ness’s bold and irreverent novel powerfully reminds us that there are many different types of remarkable.

Review: As my first Patrck Ness novel, I cannot compare this book to the other titles by this popular author. But I have to say that I am impressed with Ness’ originality!

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Brilliant Bookish Blogs

With the endless amount of amazing bookish peeps around we are never short on finding fantastic blogs to follow. And thanks to all the social media platforms available, the options are endless for booklovers to share their love with the world . These people who dedicate their time in showing their love for books come in the form of book bloggers, booktubers, bookstagramers, tweeters, tumblrers, facebookers – and the list goes on.

Due to all the amazing bookish options, I thought I would share with you some of my favourite bloggers. This will include book bloggers, booktubers, bookstagramers from all over the world. I am not restricting my love for bookish blogs to any particular medium – and neither should you! There are so many great bookish accounts out there.

So to start the Brilliant Bookish Blogs feature- I bring to you…..

Oh, the Books!

 

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Review: Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass #4) by Sarah J. Maas

Release Date: September 1st 2015
Published By: Bloomsbury
Pages: 656
Goodreads: Add it to your reading list
Purchase: Click here to purchase

Rating: 5 out of 5

Synopsis: Sarah J. Maas’s New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series reaches new heights in this sweeping fourth volume.

Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she’s at last returned to the empire—for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past . . .

She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die just to see her again. She will fight for her friend, a young man trapped in an unspeakable prison. And she will fight for her people, enslaved to a brutal king and awaiting their lost queen’s triumphant return.

Celaena’s epic journey has captured the hearts and imaginations of millions across the globe. This fourth volume will hold readers rapt as Celaena’s story builds to a passionate, agonizing crescendo that might just shatter her world.

ReviewThis review contains no spoilers for Queen of Shadows. It does however contain spoilers for previous books in the Throne of Glass series.

Sarah J. Maas brings us another epic instalment in this phenomenal series! Filled with intricate world building, complex characters and a unique blend of danger and wonder, Queen of Shadows is storytelling at its very best!

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W..W..W.. Wednesdays

Hi everyone! I haven’t updated you recently on my reading activities. Although it hasn’t been as much as I would have wanted, it is time for me to tell you what I have been up to :)

W..W..W.. Wednesdays is a weekly meme bought to you by MizB from Should Be Reading. (more…)

Giveaway Winner of Crystal Kingdom by Amanda Hocking

Hello everyone! Thanks to the lovely team at Pan Macmillan and the Crystal Kingdom Blog tour. we held an Australian giveaway for a copy of Crystal Kingdom! The giveaway is now closed, and the winner is announced below!

Synopsis:

Cast out by her kingdom and far from home, she’s the Kanin people’s only hope.

Bryn Aven – unjustly charged with murder and treason – is on the run. The one person who can help is her greatest enemy, the enigmatic Konstantin Black. Konstantin is her only ally against those who have taken over her kingdom and threaten to destroy everything she holds dear. But can she trust him?

As Bryn fights to clear her name, the Kanin rulers’ darkest secrets are coming to light… and now the entire troll world is on the brink of war. Will it tear Bryn from Ridley Dresden, the only guy she’s ever loved? And can she join forces with Finn Holmes and the Trylle kingdom? One thing is certain: an epic battle is underway—and when it’s complete, nothing will ever be the same

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Stacking the Shelves #109

 

Hi everyone! I haven’t done an Stacking the Shelves post for a few weeks, and I have purchased some great books, as well as been ridiculously spoiled by some publishers, and even an author :)

Stacking the Shelves is bought to you by Tynga from Tynga’s Reviews. Stacking the Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

 

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Instant Lookback

Hi everyone! Welcome to the another edition of Instant Lookback! This is where I show you the bookish pictures I have shared over on Instagram. I may post all my pictures, I may only post a few… so if you don’t want to miss out on any, come follow me over at Instagram @ kristy_book_nerd!

Instant Lookback is a weekly meme bought to you by Brett Michael Orr.

 

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W..W..W.. Wednesdays

Hi everyone! I haven’t updated you recently on my reading activities. Although it hasn’t been as much as I would have wanted, it is time for me to tell you what I have been up to :)

W..W..W.. Wednesdays is a weekly meme bought to you by MizB from Should Be Reading. (more…)

Bookshelf Bliss #22

Hi everyone! I am back with another edition of Bookshelf Bliss! We all love bookshelves, we love looking at them. we love being in them, and sometimes we are just jealous of the ones others have. Some prefer cosy personal libraries, some funky, some colourful, some don’t mind as long as it filled with books! Which do you prefer?

 

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National Bookshop Day 2015

Tomorrow, Saturday 8 August, is National Bookshop Day!

So, what does this mean? Well, it means that you should #LoveYourBookshop !!

Pop in to your local bookstore, buy a book and two, and show them your appreciation! Some stores around the country are holding special events, ranging from sales, to signings, to giveaways and all other sorts of bookish fun!

To show appreciation to some bookstores, I thought I would share with you some of my favourites. I wanted to share all my favourite stores across Australia – but sadly I haven’t been to every one (or to every state). But here is a list of some of my favourites.

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Instant Lookback

Hi everyone! Welcome to the another edition of Instant Lookback! This is where I show you the bookish pictures I have shared over on Instagram. I may post all my pictures, I may only post a few… so if you don’t want to miss out on any, come follow me over at Instagram @ kristy_book_nerd!

Instant Lookback is a weekly meme bought to you by Brett Michael Orr.

 

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Crystal Kingdom Blog Tour + Giveaway!

 

Hello! And welcome to Book Nerd Reviews’ stop on the Australian Crystal Kingdom Blog Tour!

The Crystal Kingdom Blog Tour will be occuring throughout all of August, and there are a lot of amazing Aussie blogs bringing you posts about Amanda Hocking’s finale in the Kanin Chronicles. This tour will include reviews, Q&As, and giveaways! And thanks to the wonderful PanMacmillan, Book Nerd Reviews will be the hosting a giveaway for a copy of Crystal Kingdom!

Welcome to the tour… I hope you enjoy the journey.

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Stacking the Shelves #108

 

Hi everyone! I haven’t done an Stacking the Shelves post for a few weeks, so here are the books I have added to my shelves recently.

Stacking the Shelves is bought to you by Tynga from Tynga’s Reviews. Stacking the Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

 

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