Vivian Amberville® is a bestselling philosophical fantasy book series about a girl whose thoughts can control and reshape reality. https://www.vivianamberville.com
The main protagonist, Vivian is an orphaned child who uncovers her imagination can influence certain events, and even twist reality into impossible shapes - a mind-over-matter ability called “Weaving”
But Vivian’s powers prove hazardous to keeping the universal balance. Beyond the fabric of reality, she finds herself in the custody of the original Weavers, thrown head-first into the most dangerous competition the multiverse has ever known: The Weaver Trials.
The universe that spanned millions of fans worldwide and captured readers imagination all around the world invites you to journey alongside unforgettable heroes you would want to take home. Fantasy like never told before: a mythical fiction of friendship and acceptance; of fate and free will; of destiny and despair; of extraordinary ordinary heroes and their reality-changing journeys.
First in the Vivian Amberville® fantasy series, "The Weaver of Odds" introduces 13-year old Vivian Amberville to her unique if hazardous power of altering odds, outcomes and the very substance of reality.
♪♫My Pick For Book Theme Song♫♪
♫SAVED (Charlie's Song) from LOST w Lyrics The Bangkok Five --Yeah, that Charlie from the TV show Lost…because I loved that show and this book brings back my memories of loving that show. Honestly, the mystery, the existential feelings it evokes, remind me so much of that show.♫
Although, I was more obsessed with Jack...
Book Title: Nil On Fire
Author: Lynne Matson
Series: Nil #3
Genre: YA, Mystery Thriller
Source: Kindle eBook (Library)
OVERALL RATING: 4/5 STARS
This book took almost two weeks for me to finish, which wasn't entirely the books fault, it was mostly RL. That being said, while I was reading this, I was constantly distracted, and it was mostly thoughts of life and existence and the ending of it. Freaky thoughts that kind of spooked me, and it's essentially what made reading this such an arduous undertaking for me.
Overall, this is a fitting end to this series, despite my not liking the main character, Skye, as much as I did in the second book…she's was just...annoying, smackably so. It's told from three POV's, which includes Skye, Rives and Nil…yeah the island has a voice. At first I was annoyed by that, but eventually it makes sense why the Author did it this way. There's a lot of new characters introduced in this book, and it's kind of hard to keep them all straight at first. Although, I did especially like Molly and Davey...oh yeah, and Hafthor too.
Main Characters: 4/5
Secondary Characters: 4.3/5
The Feels: 4.5/5
Theme or Tone: 4/5
Flow (Writing Style): 3.5/5
Backdrop (World Building): 4.2/5
Book Cover: 5/5
Ending: 5/5 Cliffhanger: Nope!
Will I continue this series? It turns out there is a another book, which is actually Skye's Uncle Scott's Journal. It's also free on Amazon!
♪♫My Pick For Book Theme Song♫♪
♫Falling Fast by Avril Lavigne --Well, they do fall fast for each other…and an Avril Lavigne song seems like a perfect fit for this.♫
Book Title: Death and the Girl Next Door
Author: Darynda Jones
Narration: Lorelei King
Series: Darklight Series #1
Genre: Paranormal, YA
Source: Audiobook (Library)
OVERALL RATING: 2.8/5 STARS Grade=C-
Girl meets boy…girl has instant connection to boy…girl finds out she's something paranormal-ish, and boy is too. Been there, done that. If you like that sort of read and don't mind some high schoolish antics (like…wtf was up with the impromptu ghost hunting they did?) then this story is a well written one. It had it's funny moments, I'll give it that. Unfortunately, it just isn't for me. I think I'm over this kind of read. Maybe, I should quit trying to make this genre work for me, but some of paranormal out there is doable for me. Still trying to decide if I want to give her adult series (Charley Davidson) a try. It seems to have more Mystery approach, so it might work.
Main Characters: 3/5
Secondary Characters: 3/5
The Feels: 2/5
Theme or Tone: 3/5
Flow (Writing Style): 3.7/5
Backdrop (World Building): 3/5
Book Cover: 4/5
Ending: 2/5 Cliffhanger: Yep!
Will I continue this series? Probably not…