Today is thursday which means that is Book Traveling Thursdays, a weekly meme created by me and Danielle @ Danielle’s Book Blog. This weekly meme consists in picking a book related to the weekly theme that is announced in the group Goodreads page (if you want to join click here) at the beginning of each month. After that you can write a blog post where you explain why you choose that book and choose different covers from different countries. To make it a little bit easy you are going to choose different editions of the original cover, the cover from your country, your favorite cover, and your least favorite cover.
It’s that time of the week again when I bring you the Top 5 Wednesdays, created by gingerreadslainey and hosted by Sam @ThoughtsOnTomes. If you want to know how T5W works you can go to the Goodreads group by clicking here. This week theme is Summer Reads. Continue reading
Hi guys! It’s time for a few more book recommendations. Today I decided to recommend you a few of my Favorite LGBTQ books. I haven’t read a lot of LGBTQ but I loved most of the books that I’ve read that dealt with this and I really wanted to have a reason to talk about them so here it is. So let’s see which books made to this list 🙂 . Continue reading
Hi guys! I was tagged again for the 3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge. Because it was so much fun to do the first three times I decided to do this again. I was tagged by Keira @Signing On, Paige @The Wild Readers and Fadwa @Word Wonders so thank you all for tagging me 🙂 . Because I was tagged three times I’m going to have three quotes each day instead of only one. Continue reading
Hi guys! It’s time for a few more book recommendations and the theme for today is Young Adult Contemporary Novels. I love contemporary so much that when I was preparing this list I had 15 books to recommend. Because of that I decided to split this in 3 different posts that are going to be uploaded in the next few weeks. If you are used to read contemporary you know that there is this side of contemporary that deals with some difficult themes like mental illness, abuse and others. Because I think that these books are so powerful I wanted to share with you some of my favorite novels that feature one or more of these themes. So let’s start these recommendations. Continue reading
Hi guys! I was tagged again for the 3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge. Because it was so much fun to do the first two times I decided to do this again. I was tagged by two lovely girls this time, Giovanna @ Bookcoma Blog and Melanie @ Melanie Noell Bernard so thank you both for tagging me 🙂 . Because I was tagged twice I decided to have two quotes instead of one for each day. Continue reading
It’s that time of the week again when I bring you the Top 5 Wednesdays, created by gingerreadslainey. If you want to know how T5W works you can go to the Goodreads group by clicking here. This weeks theme is Top 5 Favorite Title Fonts on Covers. I really like to appreciate the aesthetics of book covers but to be honest fonts is the last thing that I tend to notice. However this list made appreciate the fonts and understand how important they are in the final cover So let’s start this list.
The Lunar Chronicles – Marissa Meyer
I think that this font is really beautiful and it adds something to the cover itself. Not only that but it also looks a little bit futuristic for some reason 🙂 .
The Peach Keeper (Portuguese Edition)– Sarah Addison Allen
This is one of that books that I don’t hear anyone talking about and it makes me a little bit sad because Sarah Addison Allen has beautiful books. To be honest I love all of the portuguese edition covers of Sarah Addison Allen’s books and I think that the font is one of the things that caught my attention when I first saw this book (that and the beautiful cover also). The thing is that I really like the handwritten fonts and this one is just beautiful. However I’m mad now because the last book that was released here didn’t have this type of cover (an font) and now it doesn’t match with all the other beautiful books that I have that were written by the author.
Confess – Colleen Hoover
I really like the font that is used in this cover (and I loved the book). I like how the title is the main point of the cover and I love the colors used in the font. Is really gorgeous.
My Heart and Other Black Holes – Jasmine Warga
One thing I love in titles is when people mix different fonts in the title. I do it a lot of the times in my post headers. Because of that I really like the fonts used in this cover. One thing important is that the different fonts need to look good when they are together and it really worked in this cover.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky
What a shock!! The Perks of Being a Wallflower in one of my lists (like it doesn’t happen almost every week 😛 ). I really love how the title looks handwritten and the words in the back. It really makes a beautiful cover.
These are some of my favorite book title fonts. What about you? Which books did you included in your top? Tell me in the comments.
Today I bring you Books Covers Around the World again. If you don’t know what this is, basically is me giving everyone a reason to look to beautiful (and sometimes not so beautiful) covers of the same book but in different countries. Today’s book is I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson. This is an amazing book and if you want to see my review you can click here. Let’s start looking for amazing covers.
This cover is beautiful. I love how colorful it is and how the font is placed and everything. I absolutely love this cover and I think that a lot of people too because this is the cover that is used in most of the countries where the book was released. This could be easily my favorite cover for this book but you will see that it’s not.
In the beginning I didn’t like this cover that much mainly because I don’t like that yellowish orange. However this cover started growing on me and now I like it. Once again I love the font and also the sun design. It’s a pretty cover and I like it even with that color.
Ok… I’m going to be honest here. This is the only reason why I decided to choose this book this week. I love this cover so much that I thought that everyone should see it. And I’m not saying this because I’m portuguese. I normally don’t like the portuguese book covers but this one is just stunning. I like that is similar to the original cover but at the same time different. Basically I love this cover and is my favorite I’ll Give You the Sun cover.
I don’t like this cover at all. It’s weird and for me it reminds me a coloring book which is weird. I think that they could have done so much better. However I kinda of understand the concept and I think that this cover might be related to the plot. But I still don’t like it.
I can understand that they were trying to re-create the UK cover but for me they failed. I think that this cover is weird and I don’t like. Once again they could have done so much better but they didn’t.
What did you think? Which one is your favourite? And have you read this book yet? Tell me in the comments.
September 16th 2014
A brilliant, luminous story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal for fans of John Green, David Levithan, and Rainbow Rowell
Jude and her twin brother, Noah, are incredibly close. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude cliff-dives and wears red-red lipstick and does the talking for both of them. But three years later, Jude and Noah are barely speaking. Something has happened to wreck the twins in different and dramatic ways . . . until Jude meets a cocky, broken, beautiful boy, as well as someone else—an even more unpredictable new force in her life. The early years are Noah’s story to tell. The later years are Jude’s. What the twins don’t realize is that they each have only half the story, and if they could just find their way back to one another, they’d have a chance to remake their world.
This radiant novel from the acclaimed, award-winning author of The Sky Is Everywhere will leave you breathless and teary and laughing—often all at once
This was the first book I’ve read that was written by Jandy Nelson and I can tell that I really liked it. This book was beautifully well written and I liked the characters and the fact that the book was told by the perspective of the twins. I also liked that Noah’s point of view was told from the time they were 13 years-old and Jude’s from when they were 16. This is especially good because it let’s us understand what happened in the past and why the twins were not talking to each other in the present when they were so close in the past. Another interesting thing was the fact that in the end all the stories are interconnected and everything is explained. My only problem with this book is that in the beginning it’s really slow and it may become a little bit boring but with the development of the story it becomes a really great book.
Overall this is a great book and if you like to read contemporary coming of age books you should read I’ll Give You the Sun. Not only the story is amazing but the characters are also great and it is really interesting to see their development during the book and how all the characters are interconnected in different ways.
Have you read this book? If so, what did you think about it?