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Buckle in, this baby is fifty questions.

1) Who’s clothes style from a book character, do you like?

I really like Hanako’s style from Wotakoi by Fujita. She has a nice professional style while in the office, but also does really elaborate cosplays for conventions. I think it’s neato.

Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku, Vol 2 (Otakoi: Otaku Can't Fall in Love?!)

2) Your book boyfriend/ fictional crush?

None currently!

3) Ever loved a character but than started hating him?

Rufus Weylin from Kindred by Octavia E. Butler. He starts out so innocent, man. So you hope and hope he stay that way. But… he doesn’t.

Kindred

4) Biggest/Longest book on your shelf?

A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin. My copy is a mass market paper back, but man, it’s huge. 1179 pages!

A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)

5) Heaviest book on your shelf?

The Best of France by VMB Publishers. The books has to weight eight pounds at least. It’s heavier than my cat

6) Do you have any book posters?

Yep! I have a map of Middle Earth. …It isn’t currently hanging, though.

7) Do you have any book themed jewellery?

I have the pocket watch from Fullmetal Alchemist, but that’s about it.

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8) Book OTP?

Currently Narumi and Hirotaka from Wotakoi

Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku, Vol 1 (Otakoi: Otaku Can't Fall in Love?!)

9) Favorite book series?

Hard! Prolly either The Deepgate Codex by Alan Campbell or The Temeraire series by Naomi Novik

Scar Night (Deepgate Codex, #1)

10) Favorite Book-to-movie soundtrack?

Probably the Lord of the Rings ones

11) A book story you miss/ wish would continue?

Erika Johansen’s Tearling series. I need more, man. MORE.

The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, #1)

12) Favorite stand-alone?

These questions are so difficult D:

Either The Martian by Andy Weir or Uprooted by Naomi Novik

The Martian

13) Since when do you read books?

Since… I learned to read? I’ve always been a reader :”D

14) Which Hogwarts house are you in?

Ravenclaw, though Pottermore says I’m in Gryffindor. One test out of 500 billion saying Gryffindor instead of Ravenclaw doesn’t mean I’m in Gryffindor, Pottermore. Huff.

15) Quality you look for in a book?

Something unique. Doesn’t really matter what. I just want the synopsis to do something, anything that makes me go ‘ooh’.

16) Favorite book quote

I’ve got two!

“More than anything else in the universe, more than the power to dictate law at Taranoke, more than knowledge of the count of stars in the sky, Baru wanted in that moment to speak the truth.

But she had no tongue for it. She had burnt all her truth away. Alloyed it into the machine.” – Seth Dickinson, The Traitor Baru Cormorant

He especially delighted in the old tales, the epics in which heroes set out on some impossible and noble errand, confronting the dangers in their path with fatalistic bravery. Men often died along the way, killed in brutal and unnatural ways; they were gored by war machines, trampled by steeds, and dismembered by their heartless enemies. Their deaths were boastful and lyrical and always, always more romantic than real. Death was not an end. It was an ellipsis. There was no romance in the scene before him. There were no ellipses here. The bodies lay upon the ground like broken exclamation points. – Josiah Bancroft, Senlin Ascends

17) Favorite author?

Proooobably Naomi Novik at this point. Or Robin Hobb!

18) Favorite book cover?

Shameless plug to my IG, but you really need the video to get the full effect.

19) Action or Romance?

Most of the time, action. I like romance too though.

20) Where do you go when a sad moment happens?

Like… mentally? Physically? Usually towards a beer? Hwe hwe

21) How long do you need to finish a book?

Depends on the book. 2 days to 2 weeks, usually.

22) How long is your mourning period?

Maybe a day

23) Least favorite Book?

Rumble be Ellen Hopkins. Haven’t read anything else by her though. Willing to give it a shot.

Rumble

24) Turn on in a character?

Cool-headed-ness

25) Turn off in a character?

Impulsiveness

26) Reason I joined the online book community?

To talk about books of course. :”D

27) Name a scary book?

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski freaked me out a little bit, to be honest

House of Leaves

28) Last book that made you cry?

Fool’s Assassin by Robin Hobb. A character death happened midway through the book. I didn’t expect to be so attached but I was. I sooooooobbed.

Fool's Assassin (The Fitz and The Fool Trilogy, #1)

29) Last book that you gave 5 stars?

The Monster Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson

The Monster Baru Cormorant (The Masquerade, #2)

30) Any favorite book titles?

I really like the title ‘A Tale for the Time Being‘. It has more to it than it appears, but that’s only noticeable after you start reading it. :”D

31) Last book you read?

Attack on Titan vol 18 by Hajime Isayama

Attack on Titan, Vol. 18

32) Book you’re currently reading?

There are a few, but my main concentration right now is Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians, #1)

33) Last book adaptation you watched?

Again, probably Crazy Rich Asians, haha. I’m due for a Lord of the Rings rewatch though. :”D

Crazy Rich Asians Poster

34) A book character you always wanted to talk to?

When I was younger, Dumbledore, but age has made me see he’s kind of a butt. So, McGonagall!

35) An author you always wanted to talk to?

Michio Kaku would be neat. He does theoretical physics and stuff and just seems like a good guy.

36) Favorite Book snack?

Something small that doesn’t make my fingers colors

37) Book world you want to live in?

Harry Potter world, obviously.

38) Least world you want to live in?

The Hunger Games

39) Last time you smelled a book?

It’s been a while. Maybe a week?

40) Weird insults used in books?

Harry Potter has some weird ones, though they’re escaping me right now

41) Favorite romance book?

Easy by Tammara Webber. I haven’t read it since 2015 I think. I’m about due for a reread. :”D

Easy (Contours of the Heart, #1)

42) Do you write?

Yep! I’m a warm weather writer though. I do Nanowrimo and that’s about it.

43) Favorite magical item?

Probably all the magical creatures from Harry Potter. I want a Hippogriff.

44) Your quidditch position?

Probably keeper

45) Name a song you connect to a book

I connect a lot of Tyr’s songs to the Lightbringer series by Brent Weeks. I don’t remember why – I was probably listening to them when I read the first book or something

The Black Prism (Lightbringer, #1)

Example:

46) Favorite book related chat up line?

uh..

47) Have you ever used it?

probably.

48) Favorite book fandom?

Harry Potter or the anime fandom in general

49) How many books do you own?

748ish physical ones according to my list, but I have a feeling I’m not counting old text books and stuff, so maybe closer to 800.

50) Who do you tag?

Katy @BookbinderWay and Zezee @ZezeeWithBooks!

 

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Posted by on 05/11/2019 in Book Tag, Books

 

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Book buying ban check-in

2018 Reading Resolutions

Hi! I’ve been on a buying ban since April 1st. Today is my check-in on my progress. πŸ˜€

I chose today because it’s roughly half way through. My ban is April 1st – June 15th. Anyways.

I mentioned in my 2019 Reading GoalsΒ that I go on a buying ban every year. I do – this is the third year in a row that I’ve done it. The difference this year though is that I’m doing it in the spring instead of the fall. I wanted to get it over and done with more quickly this year, so I bumped it up. And from each of my conclusion posts (here and here) you’ll see that I’ve never failed at it. My ban will is actually pretty good.

And this year is no different. So far, I’ve purchased 0 books during the ban. However, I did receive one book as a gift. I can’t really do anything about that though. (And thank you friend Brady for the gift :”D)

This is it:

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Inuyasha profiles by Rumiko Takahashi. This is a companion book to the Inuyasha manga series. I love Inuyasha, so am very happy to have this.

So, since the above was a gift and this is a buying ban, I’m still doin pretty good. Just a little over a month and a week left, and then I’m free. What I think is funny is that my dad requested I take him to the bookstore and buy him a book for Father’s Day this year, and Father’s Day in the US falls on June 16th – perfect timing. I might get myself a book too. :”D

Happy reading!

 
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Posted by on 05/05/2019 in Books

 

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May Currently Reading | ’19

Currently Reading

Hello, happy May! These are the books I’m reading right now! I’m in the middle of the Asian Readathon, so all of my currents go towards that.

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians, #1)This book I’m reading as a buddy read with Alex @Mybookworld24! I’m not too far into it yet – on chapter 4 now, but it’s pretty decent so far I think. It strongly reminds me of one of those Asian dramas you’d watch about the middle class girl having to go to a rich person prep school. The over-dramatic-ness is there, the snobbiness is there. It’s definitely a different world from the one I know, haha. I’ve also seen the movie of this book already, so I think that’s helping me keep the characters straight and develop a better mental image of how everyone ties together and just how flamboyant everyone is being. I’m hoping to finish it within the next couple weeks. I’m thinking to do a movie-book comparison post or something after. I’m already noticing differences!

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by Ellen Oh

A Thousand Beginnings and EndingsThis book is a short story collection containing stories that re-imagine folklore and myths from various Asian cultures. It’s written by a slew of Asian authors from all over, and the stories they tell are from just as wide of a spectrum of places. This is the group book for the Asian Readathon, so I picked it up on Scribd and have been listening to it. So far, I’m 2 stories in out of 15, and both of the ones I’ve read have been decent – 3, 3.5 star range. Short story collections are always weird for me – most of the time I like them, but I don’t think I’ve ever loved a short story collection before.

 

 

The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang

The Poppy War (The Poppy War, #1)Man I’ve been waiting to dive into this one for some time now. It was put on my 10 in 2019 list for just this reason. So far, I’m two chapters in and I’m really liking it. If it keeps going in the direction it does, this could easily end up being a 5 star read for me. Man I’m so pumped. I don’t even have anything more to say on it right now other than ‘it’s great i love it so far woot’.

 

 

 

 

 

Back-burner books

The Blood Mirror (Lightbringer, #4)

The Blood Mirror by Brent Weeks – This has been on my list for nearly a year now. The fifth and final book comes out this fall, so I need to return to it eventually. And it’s not even that I’m not liking it – I’m actually really enjoying it. Other books just keep getting in the way. Whenever I do get back to this one, I might just restart it. It might be easier. We’ll see, hweh hweh.


And that’s it! It’s been a while since I’ve had so few books on my currently reading list. I’m trying to keep it lower – one physical book for me, one physical book as a buddy read, and one audio book. (That’s why the back burner book is on the back burner). Are you reading any of the above? Lemme know! Happy reading!

 
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Posted by on 05/04/2019 in Books, Currently Reading

 

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OWLs Magical Readathon | April Wrap Up

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Hello, Happy May! Today I’m going to go over my results of the OWLs Magical Readathon! And then I’ll cover everything else usually in one of my wrap ups.

OWLs Readathon

Firstly, if you’re unfamiliar with the OWLs readathon and would like to know more, check out the announcement video here.

So, I mentioned in my original announcement post that I was going for Alchemist. That meant I had to complete all twelve OWLs. During my mid-month check-in I had completed about three of them. With nine left on the fifteenth of the month, it was gonna be a bit of a challenge.

But, I did it! I completed all twelve OWLs!

Ancient Runes: Retelling

The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1)

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden – Finished! I really liked this one, and gave it a full length blabber.

3.75 stars

Arithmancy: Work written by more than one author

Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1)

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff – Finished! Going into this one, the hype kinda daunted me. I did not really expect to like it nearly as much as I did. But man, I was captivated. Seriously enjoyed it.

4 stars

Astronomy: β€œStar” in the title

StarCraft: Frontline, Volume 1 (Starcaft)

StarCraft: Frontline vol 1 by Richard A. Knaak – Finished! Unfortunately this wasn’t my cup of tea. I couldn’t tell if I wasn’t in the mood for it or if the story just failed to grasp me at all. I played StarCraft a lot when I was a teen, so I know the lore and stuff, so it’s not like I didn’t have context. Just… wasn’t for me, I guess.

2 stars

Care of Magical Creatures: Land animal on the cover

Fruits Basket, Vol. 1

The Meowmorphosis by Coleridge Cook and Franz Kafka – Abandoned
Fruits Basket
vol 1 by Natsuki Takaya – Finished! I realized on April 29th that I wouldn’t have time for another novel. So I subbed this category out for a manga. It was my saving grace, I wouldn’t have completed the challenge without it. I read Fruits Basket back when I was a teenager and I’ve been slowly collecting copies second hand. I had been meaning to reread it, so getting the chance to start was really nice.

4 stars

Charms: Age-line, an adult work

League of Dragons (Temeraire, #9)

League of Dragons by Naomi Novik – Finished! I picked this up on audiobook and finishing it felt like the end of an era. This is the ninth and final book in the Temeraire series, and now I don’t know what to do with myself.

4.5 stars

Defense Against the Dark Arts: Reducto – title starts with β€˜R’

Rave Master, Vol. 01

Rave Master vol 1 by Hiro Mashima – Finished! It was so great rereading this. I read it back in high school and haven’t touched it in about a decade. I’m so glad that I picked it up though – the humor still gets me, ahaha.

4 stars

Divination: Set in the future

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)

Cinder by Marissa Meyer – Finished! This one I ended up liking about as much as I expected. I figured that I would like it, but not love it, and that’s exactly what happened. It’s intrigued me enough to pick up the second book in the series, so maybe I’ll do that in June or something.

3.5 stars

Herbology: Plant on the cover

Attack on Titan, Vol. 17

Attack on Titan vol 17 by Hajime Isayama – Finished! This manga was the last thing I completed for OWLs. I finished it with two hours to spare – 10pm April 30th. Man, I forgot how much I liked this series. I have volume 18 lined up for May, so hopefully I’ll be able to like, actually remember stuff better between volumes this time. I’m thinking a reread might be necessary soon.

3.5 stars

History of Magic: Published at least ten years ago

Case Closed, Vol. 2

Case Closed vol 2 by Gosho Aoyama – Finished! This series gives me major nostalgia. I wanna say I’ll collect them all but to my knowledge, the series isn’t finished yet. There’s like 60 volumes or something. Ahaha. Nevertheless, I really liked this.

4 stars

Muggle studies: Contemporary

Fangirl

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell – Finished! I wrote a review for this one, which went up earlier this month. Thought it was pretty decent!

3 stars

Potions: Next ingredient – sequel

Case Closed, Vol. 3

Case Closed vol 3 by Gosho Aoyama – Finished! I enjoyed this volume just as much as the previous one. With this, I’ve read all I own. So maybe I’ll get more, if I see them second hand. Who knows. But as mentioned above, it’s definitely not going to be something I actively do. Just too many, man.

4 stars

Transfiguration: Sprayed edges or red cover

Dark Matter

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch – Finished! I seriously enjoyed this one. I wrote a mini blabber on it as well. I know Black Crouch has more books out and coming out, and it’s made me wanna read them.

4 stars

And that’s it for the OWLs! Since I got all twelve, I can go after Alchemist (or anything else I choose) in the NEWTs and August. I really enjoyed this readathon, it definitely kept me motivated to read. I can’t wait for part two!


Books

Aside from the twelve OWLs books, I did complete one additional book:

Fool's Assassin (The Fitz and the Fool, #1)

Fool’s Assassin by Robin Hobb. Man, this series is to the point where it gives me nostalgia, and I haven’t even finished reading it yet! I really liked this opening book to the final trilogy, though I’m absolutely sure it’s going to end up tearing my heart to pieces. As is the norm, I buddy-read this with Zezee, who also liked it. We’ll be picking up book two in June, and then the third and final book sometime after that. And then, I’ll need to find something to fill the void.

4.5 stars


Other Things

  • Something neat is in the works. I’m not quite ready to say what yet, but the prep is coming along nicely. I’ll actually say what it is soon. But man I’m so pumped and had to at least give a tease. πŸ˜€

 


Reading Goals

  • Read 50 books – 41/50
  • Finish the 10 in 2019 list – 4/10
  • Keep book purchases around 4-5 books per month
    • J – 5 | F – 6 | M – 7 | A – 0 | M | J | J | A | S | O | N | D
  • Go on a 2 to 3 month buying ban – In progress
  • Reduce physical TBR to 250 books – currently at 272
  • Finish the r/Fantasy Book Bingo Challenge by Mar 31, 2019 – Complete!
  • Post monthly book hauls
    • J | F | M | A (on ban) | M | J | J | A | S | O | N | D
  • Maintain a S-W-S posting schedule
    • J | F | M | A | M | J | J | A | S | O | N | D
  • Keep track of statistics
    • J | F | M | A | M | J | J | A | S | O | N | D

And that’s it! It’s definitely been a month, people. Wow. Happy reading!

 
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Posted by on 05/01/2019 in Books, Readathon, Wrap-up

 

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Asian Readathon TBR!

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Hello, I’ve decided to participate in the Asian Readathon! If you’d like the full details, you can check out the announcement video here!

It’s been about a week since I’ve posted so also hi.

To compose my TBR, I’m gonna attempt to cover all five challenges. For this you can combine books to fulfill multiple challenges, but I think I’m going to read five. After the OWLs readathon, five in a month should be totally doable. It’s also suggested to try include five different countries of origin – each book either be about a character orΒ  written by an author with a different ethnicity. So I’m going to note those and see if I can pull it off.

Challenges

Read any book by an Asian author

Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians, #1)

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (Singaporean). This book was my ‘I’m bad’ purchase before my buying ban started. I’m trying to keep myself to five books purchased her month, aaaaand this one was my last buy, number seven. Oop. I might have a buddy read going for this need too! Just need to confirm. :”D

Read a graphic novel featuring an Asian character or written/drawn by an Asian author

Priest, Volume 4

Priest vol 4 by Min-Woo Hyung (Korean). I read the first three volumes of this ages ago, so honestly I’ll probably reread them before going into this one.

Read a book featuring an intersectional Asian character or written by an intersectional Asian identity

The Poppy War (The Poppy War, #1)

The Poppy War by RF Kuang (Chinese). I know this is stretching it a bit – just being female may or may not count as another intersectional identity depending on where you are, etc. But considering the plot of this story and what being a woman counts as in the world that’s created within, I’m gonna count it. So if you really feel like it doesn’t count, you can be like ‘oh she’s only doing four challenges after all’. πŸ˜›

Read a book by Asian author that was originally written in their native language

Attack on Titan, Vol. 18

Attack on Titan vol 18 by Hajime Isayama (Japanese). After this volume, I’ll be caught up to all the AoT volumes that I own. I know there are more out… I just don’t have them. :”D

Read the group book: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by a million authors (A million). This is an anthology of stories written by many different Asian authors from many different Asian countries. I don’t own it, so it’ll be a Scribd or library borrow. :”D


And that’s it! If you’re participating in the readathon, lemme know!

 
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Posted by on 04/28/2019 in Books, Readathon, TBR

 

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The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden | Blabber

The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1)The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
Fantasy
333 pages
Released Jan 10, 2017
Read April 6-17th, 2019
Spoiler-free blabber

This book felt cold.

Overall I liked it, but it definitely took me some time to get into.

Because I’ve decided that giving synopses is not my strong point, here is the Goodreads Synopsis:

At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn’t mind–she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire with her beloved siblings, listening to her nurse’s fairy tales. Above all, she loves the chilling story of Frost, the blue-eyed winter demon, who appears in the frigid night to claim unwary souls. Wise Russians fear him, her nurse says, and honor the spirits of house and yard and forest that protect their homes from evil.

After Vasilisa’s mother dies, her father goes to Moscow and brings home a new wife. Fiercely devout, city-bred, Vasilisa’s new stepmother forbids her family from honoring the household spirits. The family acquiesces, but Vasilisa is frightened, sensing that more hinges upon their rituals than anyone knows.

And indeed, crops begin to fail, evil creatures of the forest creep nearer, and misfortune stalks the village. All the while, Vasilisa’s stepmother grows ever harsher in her determination to groom her rebellious stepdaughter for either marriage or confinement in a convent.

As danger circles, Vasilisa must defy even the people she loves and call on dangerous gifts she has long concealed–this, in order to protect her family from a threat that seems to have stepped from her nurse’s most frightening tales.

The Bear and the Nightingale feels cold. It takes place during winter, and reading it feels like you’re there, laying across the top of the oven with Vasilisa and her family while the snow blusters outside. Like you have found the one spot of warmness in a world of ice.

This book sets a very atmospheric tone, and I think that was my favorite part about it. The world was so rich and lush, and the creatures of Russian folklore were integrated in a way that felt natural. The writing was whimsical, and it felt like reading a fairy tale at times.

I also really liked the characters, whether I actually liked them or not. Each character was made the way they were for a reason, and even though some of them I grew to dislike, it made sense that they were there, and why they acted the way they did. Vasilisa, the main character, was my favorite. She was so headstrong and determined, and resisted the pulls of the local traditional values that would have limited her lot in life. At the same time, she acts this way, especially in the later part of the book, because she values her family. It’s a neat dynamic and I liked it.

The plot also is pretty neat – the slow introductions of organized religion into an area permeated by folklore and superstitious belief was interesting to read about, and seeing characters whose main belief systems on either side of the spectrum come to terms with those who believed the opposite was compelling. And while aspects of organized religion were shown in an unflattering way at times, the book never actually bashed the religion itself. I feel it was handled really well. Often when religion is essentially an antagonist in the story, the religion itself is portrayed as this thing that corrupts and those who believe it are silly. But not in this one. In this book, it’s shown that the people and their human error are the cause of misfortune. That their interpretations of what they believe to be right are the cause of strife, not the religious system itself. I found that really refreshing, and I really appreciated that it was portrayed that way.

So, the thing that kept me from loving this book was the pacing. For the first two hundred pages or so, the plot progression was really slow, and I had a hard time latching onto the story. Considering the book is just over 300 pages long, being lukewarm to it for the first two thirds isn’t great. After those 200 pages though, I finished it really quickly and really liked it.

Really other than the pacing, I had no complaints. This book was solidly good, and I’m glad I made the effort to get to a part where I could fall into the story more easily. The second book is out, and I feel like once my buying ban is over, it’ll be up there at the top of my list of books to get. Now that I know what to expect as far as pacing, I’m thinking I’ll like it even more.

3.75/5 stars

 
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Posted by on 04/21/2019 in blabbers, Books, Review

 

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Dark Matter by Blake Crouch | Mini-blabber

Dark MatterDark Matter by Blake Crouch
Science Fiction
342 pages
Released July 26, 2016
Read April 1-11th, 2019
Spoiler-free mini-blabber

What if your life was different?

Dark Matter follows a man named Jason, who is married to his wife Daniella and has a son. He works as a professor at the local college and is pretty satisfied with his life, but can’t help wondering, what if. What if he’d made different choices, what if he hadn’t quit his research to pursuit raising a family. Everyone has these kinds of thoughts now and again.

How do your choices lead you to where you are?

Then one day, Jason, when walking home at night, is attacked and the last thing he hears before he loses consciousness is ‘Are you happy with your life?‘. When he wakes up, he goes home to find his wife isn’t his wife, his house isn’t how he left it, and his son was never born.


And that’s all I’m going to tell you of the synopsis. Anything more I think would take away from your enjoyment of the book.

This book was really addictive. The writing was compelling enough to keep the plot moving at a rather fast pace, and the plot progression itself was pretty neat. The main character Jason, I came to feel for, as he navigated through the events that unfolded. I also really liked Daniella, and how intuitive she was when it came to her husband.

The thing that kept the book from being five stars is that it was a bit predictable. Sure I didn’t predict the exact ending, but I kind of had an inkling that something like it might happen mid-way through the book, and that inkling only grew stronger as the book continued. Even with guessing it though, it was played out really well, and the ending, well… I feel like writing a book like this, having the events happen that happened, and following the laws you set up within the story itself, it’s hard to write a perfect ending. But Blake Crouch I think picked one that suited the story well. Was it perfect? No, but like I said, I don’t know how you could make it perfect, considering.

I’m finding it really hard to talk more in-depth about what I liked. I feel like anything more I say about the plot will be a spoiler, and it’s best to go into it with as little information as possible.

Just know that I did really enjoy this, and I feel like it would make an excellent movie. A movie, mind you. Usually when I read a book I’m more of an advocate for a miniseries or something, but I think the thrilling pace and plot of this one would definitely be more suited for a movie. Do you hear me Hollywood? Get on it. I’ll be the first in line to buy a ticket.

Very good book.

4/5 stars

 

 
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Posted by on 04/20/2019 in blabbers, Books, Review

 

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