Which Wednesday: Fairy Tale Edition

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(WARNING- In this week’s Which Wednesday, you will find: plenty of casual intergalactic bickering between Sarah and Faith. If you are not a fan, I would steer clear from those parts. Get ready for a journey through space. Blog space. It’s going to get brutal. But I assure you, it’s all friendly things.)


Fairy-tale retellings are all the rage: from Cinderella to Beauty and the Beast, every reader has (literally) read them all. The original ‘clichés’, the only thing that save these retellings are the originality of the characters and the world-building. As easy as it sounds, it’s harder than you think… how do you keep a reader’s interest if they already know the plot? In this week’s duo edition of Which Wednesday, we’re going to be comparing Cinder by Marissa Meyer and Stitching Snow by R.C. Lewis. When we first read about these two books, we couldn’t NOT compare them: they’re so similar, they’re almost twins… but not quite. Soon, you’ll find out why.

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Meme Mondays: The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

We’re back! And you ask, “What’s the theme for Meme Mondays this week?” This Monday we’re bringing The Chronicles of Narnia right to your front door!

(The front door to your wardrobe, we mean.)

Narnia: Prince Caspian… and well all the other Narnia movies too 🙂

When you’re creeping on/hiding FROM someone you know when you coincidentally see them at the store.

Lucy the Valiant

Edmund the Just

Susan the Gentle

Peter the Magnificent

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Duo Book Review: When by Victoria Laurie

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When By Victoria Laurie

Genres: Fantasy-ish, Contemporary-ish, Mystery, Paranormal/Supernatural, Suspense

336 pgs
Published January 13th 2015 by Disney-Hyperion

“So I wait and hope for a day when a client sits down in front of me, and I tell them their date, and then a miracle happens: I’ll see the date change… And I’ll finally be more than just the messenger.”

~ Maddie, pg 4


 Book Summary

(Taken from Goodreads but we edited and added our own bits and pieces)

Maddie Fynn is a high school junior (S: Like us 😀) who has an ability to see a series of digits hovering above foreheads which her family later finds out are actually death dates. And just like birthdays, everyone has one. (S: Nope. Not me. I’m immortal. Seriously.)

Her alcoholic mother takes advantage of Maddie’s ability to make extra money, but because it only allows her to see the when and not the how, she’s unable to offer any more insight. When the son of one of her clients goes missing on the exact date that she had read, law enforcement turns to (and against) Maddie.

Soon, she is entangled in a homicide investigation where more young people are beginning to disappear and are then found murdered. She is now a suspect for the investigation, a target for the murderer, and attracting the attentions of a mysterious young admirer who may be connected to everything. Maddie’s life is about to be flipped, shaken and stirred (S: and nope this ain’t no cooking show. F: What will be cooking will be your anticipation… boiling to the point where you just can’t take it anymore). She’s somehow the epicenter of it all. Can she right the wrongs before it’s too late?


What was great or gross about the book?

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Meme Mondays: Paper Towns by John Green

For this week’s Meme Mondays (aka Moving Images Mondays but mainly GIFs as per usual) we decided to go with a fabulous book titled…

Paper Airplanes Spongy Towns 

“IT’s a pApEr toWn. PaPer hOuSes And PapEr pEopLe.” Right, Margo. Sorry ’bout that.

And Q is the one to help her.

The things they bought there seriously aren’t as weird as you think… it might just get WEIRDER. And greater in the revenge sense.

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Meme Mondays: The Maze Runner

We are finally back with another fresh & new Meme Mondays!

This week’s theme is… *cue the drum roll*

The Maze Runner!

Wait, what? Are we at a hospital now??

That moment when we’re all like NOOOO DON’T DO IT THOMAS…! BTW the guy at the very back is literally me. I’m too short to ever see anything in crowds.

*Goes ahead and runs into the unknown through huge closing slabs of concrete walls*

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Meme Monday: Despicable Me

 Introducing Meme & Moving Image (GIFs) Mondays!

Sarah and Faith will be posting a bunch of themed memes and GIFs every Monday this summer, because who doesn’t need a laugh? They will mainly be for books but we may post an occasional movie or show themed Meme Monday too!

Feel free to suggest any other themes/gifs you’d like to see 🙂

This week’s theme is Despicable Me! Since the movie Minions: Despicable Me 3 just released, we’re posting these adorable gifs in celebration! Oh yeaaah! (Vector style if you know what I’m talking about.) The characters in these movies just easily brighten up my day!

When you’re trying to convince your parents in buying a new cellphone… or just a phone for that matter (if you haven’t got one) or to buy you a book of course

IT’S SO FLUFFY I’M GONNA DIE!!!! (Can’t resist putting this one it)

You mean I can’t borrow your pre-ordered copy of Winter (by Marissa Meyer) even though I’ll be absolutely broke?! You’re kidding, right?

Same. (Oh Gru, don’t you look so confused. We all know that you’re hiding little chicks in your bald head – it’s just a matter of time)

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