"Dumbledore would totally win," said the first one. "He has the badass Killing Curse." The second lycanthrope made a trenchant point. "But Dumbledore isn't real." "I don't think Magnus Bane is real either," scoffed the first. "Have you ever met him?"
I find some of the classic books hard to read. I just cannot read some of them; I keep repeating the same sentences and lose track of the story, the main reason why I have not read 'Wuthering Heights' and 'To kill a Mockingbird' YET. Trust me. I tried reading them a COUPLE of times. So you can guess how apprehensive I about starting this book. Since I loved Jane Austen’s works, I picked this one because it was on similar grounds. Lucky for me, the narrator’s voice was so pleasant I was effortlessly invested in the story.
Jane Austen’s works are perhaps, my favorite among the classics genre. I loved reading all of her six published works. Persuasion is my favorite closely followed by Pride and Prejudice. I love diving into her world of courtships, dances and balls and the times, which I can only read about now. Her work have a pretty-wicked sense of wit and humor that just suit my taste.
The surprising thing was that I got so much FEELS from this book and they were loud and strong emotions. There was barely any romantic moments only times when I wished there were because Emi just thought of the beautiful lines in her head but never said them aloud, it was as if she was waiting for something to happen. Boy, did she wait for a hell of a long time.
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender is just a beautifully written book. It is filled with lyrical lines and the magic realism aspect is just amazing. This quote, I found it really sad how true it is. “Children betrayed their parents by becoming their own people.” ― Leslye Walton, The Strange and Beautiful … Continue reading Quote of the Week
This book follows the success story of Lara Cameron, as she becomes an exceptionally brilliant and cunning real estate agent. However, in that journey she makes some powerful foes as well as friends. With what I read form the back of the book, I was expecting some kind of mystery- something from the past-that would hunt her again. I was definitely expecting some involvement of detectives