Sunday, 16 January 2011

My Top Five.... Introduction

My top five is something i have thought up of as a way to perhaps bring the blogging community even closer together and also as a way of sharing what books we like or hate, or characters etc...
There wil be topic's posted on Sunday giving every participant til Friday to think about their top five. The topics will be things such as:
My top five favourite books
My top five favourite book quotes.

To participate:
  • You can be any sort of book blogger to take part, not just YA!!
  • New topics will be posted on Sunday!!!
  • The topic for that particular week will be posted on the top of the gadget throughout the week, it will also be posted on the My Top Five page which link will be located on the menu bar.
  • You don't have to take part everyweek, you can choose to do it once, and never do it again or you can do it as many times as you want.
  • I will post my top five post, on the morning of Friday, where if you are a participant post the link to your post along with the name of your blog in the comment section of my post, so everyone else taking part can look at your list.
  • But you dont have to publish your post on Friday, just anytime between Sunday and Friday.nk you

Thank you for reading and feel free to take part.

Book Review: Boys Dont Cry by Malorie Blackman

Title: Boys Dont Cry
Author: Malorie Blackman
Release Date (England): 28th Oct 2010
Publisher (English): DoubleDay Children
Price (UK pounds): £12.99
Genre: YA
Series: N/A
No. Pages: 320

You're waiting for the postman- he's bringing your exam results.University, a career as a journalist... a glittering future lies ahead. But when the doorbell rings, it's your old girlfriend; and she's carrying a baby... your baby
Shes has enough and now its your turn.
What would you do? 

Boys Dont Cry is the kind of book i love to read when taking a break from fantasy genre's... its a hardhitting and realistic book affecting many people of 17 and younger, forced to chose which was they want their life to go. But most books based on teenage pregnancy is always about how the mother's deal with being a teen or a single parent, and sometimes i feel that the dads are not given any credit towards looking after their child. The book gives a different perspective on a story we all know... a single teenage dad (Dante) living in a world where he is sterotyped by people expecting that the mother is in the childs life and that because his is the dad, he is somehow unable to care for the baby. It also gives people an understanding of how hard it is to give up on a dream that you have been working towards for years, just for one unwanted 'mistake'.
Boys dont cry is a book that has a real meaning to me, at the age of 15 my brother was put in the almost same position as the protagnist Dante, but couldnt handel it and gave up completely on his daughter, as mistake he hasn't realised his making, but soon will and it will be the biggest regret he's ever had.

But like Malorie Black there is not just one nationwide issue in this book but two. Dante's younger brother, Adam is a full and out gay, who is discriminated against for his sexuality. He takes on a boyfriend who cant and wont admit that they are gay aswell.

Malorie Blackman is by far my favourite author and inspires me to write books with a meaning, that gives people a perpective to what its like to be like someone who faces the issues in the book.
She has an amazing and unique writing style, which keeps me hooked by every word and amazing storylines.
This book is a definite need to be read along with all her other books.
So if you love to read, pick up this book from your nearest book shop and get reading it straight away You wont regret it, but ull regret putting it off.

I give this book a ....

In My Mailbox 6


Boys Dont Cry by Malorie Blackman

You're about to receive your A-level results and then a future of university and journalism awaits. But the ay they're due to arrive your old girlfriend Kendra turns up unexpectedly ...with a baby ...You assume Kendra's helping a friend, until she nips out to buy some essentials, leaving you literally holding the baby.

Check out my review here!!


Sixteen-year-old Dee is a cloverhand - someone who can see faeries.So when she finds herself irresistibly drawn to beautiful,mysterious Luke, Dee knows that he wants something more dangerous thana summer romance. But Dee doesn't realize that Luke is an assassin from the faerie world. And she is his next target.

#2 of the Caster Chronicles

One night in the rain, Ethan Wate opened his eyes and fell in love with Lena Duchannes. His life would never be the same. Lena is a Caster and her family is locked in a supernatural civil war: full of darkness and demons. On her sixteenth birthday Lena made a terrifying choice, which now haunts her day and night. And as her seventeenth birthday approaches Lena and Ethan face even greater danger. A Caster and a Mortal can never truly be together. Every kiss is a curse. Ethan's next heartbeat could be his last. It is their curse now...

Sunday, 9 January 2011

Where have i been?

For a while now i have not been blogging and i am very sorry, and feel quite guilty. But my laptop has broke and it will be a very long while til its back.