Thursday, September 27, 2012

Timepiece

A threat from the past could destroy the future. And the clock is ticking…
Kaleb Ballard’s relentless flirting is interrupted when Jack Landers, the man who tried to murder his father, timeslips in and attacks before disappearing just as quickly. But Kaleb has never before been able to see time travelers, unlike many of his friends associated with the mysterious Hourglass organization. Are Kaleb’s powers expanding, or is something very wrong?

Then the Hourglass is issued an ultimatum. Either they find Jack and the research he’s stolen on the time gene, or time will be altered with devastating results.

Now Kaleb, Emerson, Michael, and the other Hourglass recruits have no choice but to use their unusual powers to find Jack. But where do they even start? And when? And even if they succeed, it may not be enough…

The follow-up to Hourglass, Timepiece blends the paranormal, science fiction, mystery, and suspense genres into a nonstop thrill ride where every second counts.

I enjoyed this one very much than the first. Timepiece is different from Hourglass and I love it!! I love Kaleb’s points of view and all his train of thoughts going on in him. I just like every bit of it. I approve this character and the cover looks really amazing!!

Mr A, English teacher, I guess he saw me reading this book with so much interest and I think he got curious and took a peek at the cover and he said “very… inte—res—ting”. Haha!! Yes and the title sounds like it! :)

There is one thing i liked to pinpoint here, the relationship between Kaleb and his dad including his mom, is just really touching to me. They are so bonded. And Kaleb’s dad, showed NOT TELL Kaleb, he love his son very much. I kinda get that. Kaleb probably just needed compliments from his dad that he’s helping and that want some more passion especially in a father-son relationship.

And one more thing so good about Kaleb, he found the love of his life, Lily. Cute couple (than Em and Michael haha!)!!

Anyone interested in Science time travel fiction, this one’s one of the good ones out there to read and enjoy!! The third installment comes out next year, Infinityglass!

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Shooting Stars

Jo is a 16-year-old paparazzo who’s desperate to get out of the game, but needs the money. When she’s offered a week-long job with fantastic pay, it seems like the perfect solution to her problems. But this particular job is low and dirty and will mean betraying the only star she’s ever liked…

Fast read cute book!! I find it really adorable, teenage book!!

However, there are more messages that is saying especially about megastars in Hollywood. We may think they are what we think they are but actually there’s more to their side of story than they are showing on your TV screen.

Jo. Good for Jo in this book. Really funny and sweet character too. It’s got great twist between and her the superstar which I would say yeah I agree that this book is witty enough that should teenagers read!

It’s all saying that superstars still have their own reality other than all shining spotlights on them. They also have weaknesses like us. Of course they are still human and also have delicate things about them, after all. So, when you see them in personal or on TV, you may want to consider thinking first before you speak or give opinions about them while you sit on your couch. Think about how are they getting along with their family when they are not in tours, filming movies, etc. Or do they ever do anything else they like in their own personal time in when they can have fun and no one will mob them?

If you happen to see superstars in the surface where you really just walk around aimlessly and suddenly they clashes/bump right in front of you, do wave at them!! It’ll make a difference and they will feel normal in a normal-no-spotlight-on kind of way :) !

The book may not just referring to the superstars in Hollywood in my opinion, they happen in schools too! In your own school! Probably a popular guy or girl in your school where everyone knows about him/her so much its everyone’s talk in any news they get around. And that popular guy/girl might have deep secrets— better to say it as “weaknesses” rather than secrets. you never know, they’ve been having hardship about something. Surprise surprise all in the way! Better know people first and get real close to them before you judge. ;)

Happy August reading, bookwormies!!

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

A Spy in the House



Orphan Mary Quinn lives on the edge. Sentenced as a thief at the age of twelve, she’s rescued from the gallows by a woman posing as a prison warden. In her new home, Miss Scrimshaw’s Academy for Girls, Mary acquires a singular education, fine manners, and surprising opportunity. The school is a cover for the Agency – an elite, top-secret corps of female investigators with a reputation for results – and at seventeen, Mary’s about to join their ranks.

With London all but paralyzed by a noxious heat wave, Mary must work fast in the guise of lady’s companion to infiltrate a rich merchant’s home with hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships. But the Thorold household is full of dangerous secrets, and people are not what they seem – least of all Mary.

Packed with action and suspense, and evoking the gritty world of Victorian London, this first book in the Agency series debuts a daring young detective who lives by her wits.

Witty plot! LOVED IT VERY MUCH!

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