Category Archives: Fantasy

Fantasy Books of all series and Authors.

Becoming Alpha

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Tessa is different.
She gets visions of the things she touches, including people, visions that tell her the emotions that that person or animal felt or things that happened.
Then Tessa´s family decides to move, upon arrival in their new hometown, Tessa gets invited to a pacover-becoming-alpha@2x.pngrty, kisses the wrong guy and ends up discovering something that will change the way she looks at the world.

Overall Rating:
I give this book 10 ` */10 ` *
I know that´s a first, but this book really deserves it.

My Opinion:
This book has made it into my Top 50 of All Time. I am basically in love with Dastien and the fact that he speaks fluent French, has a unique task in music, is a supernatural creature and knows how to fight makes him so much hotter. I reread this book at least a hundred times, it makes me happy and has raised my expectations for a guy by at least a mile. One of my favorite characters is Meredith, what I just adore about her is her confidence and her love of changing her hair color. What makes me want to read werewolf books, in general, is probably the fact that they have someone designed for them the moment they are born and I envy that.

Information about the Book:
Name: Becoming Alpha
Book Series: Alpha Girl
Author: Aileen Erin

I hope you have a relaxing week,
lots of love,
Ali

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows (Book 7)

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Harry_Potter_and_the_Deathly_Hallows_1.jpgEverything has come down to this…
Harry, Hermione, and Ron have started to search the face of the earth in search for the Horcruxes that Lord Voldemort had created to cheat death. Hermine, Harry, Ron had to leave behind loved ones and friends to keep them safe because the Ministry of Magic has been overpowered by the Death Eaters (Lord Voldemorts Army) and are now out to kill every last one of the blood traitors and muggle-born witches and wizards. Ron, Hermine, and Harry all had to make a choice… But they are left behind wondering if they really made the right decision…

My Opinion:
This book is basically one final showdown. It also though has your typical Harry Potter quest hunts and solving the puzzle. It’s also the last book of the Harry Potter franchise so… IT’S PRETTY AMAZING!!! During the battle of Hogwarts, all the characters start making last-minute confessions to their loved ones. They are all in all my favorite scenes and I always come back to the books to re-read them.

OVERALL RATING:
I give this book a 9’* / 10’*
Mostly because you see how far the single characters have come and it’s very inspirational that even though they are all these big heroes they still make mistakes and things go wrong. I semi grew up with Harry Potter so when I did finally read the very last chapters (epilogue), I was (not going to lie) pretty much bawling my eyes out. To this day I have not seen the 6th movie of Harry Potter, for obvious reasons. But I also have not seen both full movie of 7 part 1 and part 2.

Information about the Book:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows
Written by: J.K.Rowling
last book in the series

A/N
The launch of the new book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was a couple of days ago and I have read a couple of spoilers and to be honest, I have no idea how I’m supposed to feel about this…
How do you feel about the new Harry Potter?
Let me know via email (readingthroughthenightwithali@gmail.com)

Have a nice rest of summer, loves
Ali

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6)

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Voldemort is done hiding inHarry-Potter-and-the-Half-Blood-Prince.jpg the shadows. When Harry returns to Hogwarts, things are way out of control and the only thing Harry can hold on to is that his friends will always be by his side.

My Opinion:
I know that it’s really not a lot. But you can’t really describe what is happening in this book. It, as always has its ups and downs. But what I really liked about this book that there are a lot of things that happen, that you honestly don’t see coming. I love how you know only really get to know Dumbledore and you also only know realise that Ron truly does have feelings for Hermione. But there’s always this feeling (at least I had it, when I was reading this book), that someone is watching you and reading with you over your shoulder. When I read this book the first time, Harry Potter was an idol for me, a religion. Now years later, I realize that most of the time he does really stupid and reckless stuff, which he seems to always get away with. I’m still very much obsessed with Harry Potter, but I think it’s more with Hogwarts and Wizardry than Harry Potter himself. This book though is very worth reading, because you learn a lot more about Snape, He Who Shall Not Be Name, and how it all comes together and connects to Harry.

OVERALL RATING:
I give this book a 8’* / 10’*
Not because I didn’t like it or anything, mostly since it wasn’t partly a book I enjoyed reading, because of what happens to the characters.

A/N
I’m so terribly sorry for taking this long, it’s just that I’ve been super busy and I had a huge reading block. I had also been sick, but I hope that I am fully back now.

TELL ME HOW YOU ARE DOING AND WHAT YOU ARE READING THIS WEEK, THROUGH EMAIL: readingthroughthenightwilali@gmail.com

Have a nice week, much love
Ali

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Book 5)

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Harry_Potter_and_the_Order_of_the_Phoenix_CoverartLord Voldemort is back and no one seems to believe Harry, except Dumbeldore. But he seems to be MIA. When two dementores threaten Dudley and Harry on a walk home and Harry is forced to cast the Partronus spell, which leads to all kinds of things come crashing down on top of his head. Coming back to Hogwarts seemed like a far away dream, but when a new teacher comes to Hogwarts everything changes and Harry, Ron and Hermione are forced to act and call together an elite force, also known as Dumbledore’s Army.

My Opinion:
Favorite Harry Potter by far. Best Plot line, amazing inside jokes and scenes where you laugh your ass off or when you burst out crying and the people next to you ask you what’s wrong. I read this book so many times I basically know the plot line by heart and my favorite scene is where Fred and George ask if their neighbors. You’ll get it if you read the book or will read it. 😉 What I also liked was the show down at the end of the book, when Dumbledore stepped in.
The movie was a bit disappointing, but it covered the most important things.

Info’s about the Book:
Name: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Written by: J.K. Rowling
Book 5

enjoy, Ali

Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire (Book 4)

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Harry-Potter-and-the-Goblet-of-Fire-2005Another Year, another adventure. This time its a little more deadly than freeing your god father from a certain death. All the wizarding schools in the world, come together for a battle of the wits, power and mental strengths of three contestants, that go against each other and the winner is granted endless glory.

My Opinion:
This one is probably my least favorite Harry Potter. Not because it’s written badly or because someone dies. But because the golden trio seems to slowly fall apart. I also find the entire plot line a bit funky. But okay, it’s a Harry Potter so I had to read it. The movie was better than the book here, but they left out a few important scenes that I would not have cut out.

 

Info’s About the Book:
Name: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Author: J.K. Rowling
Book 5

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Hope you’re having an amazing Easter!!!
lots of love, Ali

Dream a Little Dream

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Liv Silber is nDream-a-Little-Dream-originalew in town. She moved to London because her mother has finally decided to settle down with her new boyfriend and his two children. Liv soon discovers that living in London with a new family and new problems is not exactly what she had expected, on top of that there are these two tiny problems. One, Liv´s dreams seem a tad bit more real then the normal every day-dream. Two, this really cute boy seems to not be able to stop staring at her.
Will what happens in their dreams stay in their dreams or will it follow them into the real world? Will things unknown be discovered or will Liv keep searching in the wrong places and asking the wrong questions?

My Opinion:
I really enjoyed reading this book, even though I didn´t think I would enjoy it, when a friend of mine recommend it to me. This book is a great book to read if you have already read other books by Kerstin Gier, but also if you haven´t. What I also like about this book is that there is a certain mystery to who the bad guy is. In the beginning it is crystal clear but the further you read the more those lines blend. When I started reading this book I really want to read something else from Kerstin Gier, because I had just finished the Ruby Red stories and I was fascinated by her. Turns out that Kerstin Gier has published over 20 different books. So I picked her recent one and bought it. Anyway, as soon as I started reading I fell completely in love with the characters, since you or more I am able to easily relate to the characters, but I loved one the most. Henry Harper. That character surprised me the most I think. At first I though he was just gonna be your typical bad boy, who has a rocky past and a few secrets. But I started to relieve that he is so much more than that. Yes, he may be all those things that I listed above, but he also has an adorable little sister who you just immediately start to get jealous of, then you have those startling gray eyes. OMG. I think if Henry Harper was real, I would be his number one crazy fan girl.

OVERALL RATING:
I give this book a 9.5/10*, because the characters might not be that original, but the story itself and the end are very surprising. I really hope that this book or more the trilogy comes and visits us on the big screen.

Information About the Book:
Dream a Little Dream
By: Kerstin Gier
German title: Silber; Das Erste Buch der Träume
First Book in a Trilogy

A/N
Hey Guys,
Sorry for the long wait and missed spelling mistakes. (I wrote this post on the bus.)
I so excited for February, more specific Valentines day.
And of course the fact that I hardly have school in February resulting in me being able to write more. Anyway, I hope your weeks is going great. DON’T FORGET TO SMILE!!!!

Bye, bye for now…
Ali

The Hobbit

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The_Hobbit_-_The_Battle_of_the_Five_ArmiesBilbo Baggins is a hobbit, a very respectful hobbit. Mr.Baggins lives in hole, in the ground. Not an ugly hole, but a hobbit hole. When Gandalf the great all-knowing Wizard joins Bilbo for tea, he doesn’t yet know what’s in store for him and on what adventures he will go.

My Opinion:
My first attempt to read this book was a complete failure. I had wrong information about the book and what it was about. So naturally I only read the first 2-6 pages and then put the book on hold, till there was a time when I had nothing better to read. Now that time has come. NOt only that but it also was very convenient that we had to read this book in school, so I had no other choice. To be completely honest, which I always try to be, I did have to pry page from page, because I couldn’t or didn’t really want to read this book. BUt as soon as I passed the introduction part and made it to the first “Troll” part, the reading came easier, which did surprise me. This book has been the cure to my book-hangover and I can honestly say that this book is worth reading, even if the movie is complete crap.

OVERALL RATTING:
I give this book a 9/10* because even though it had its horrible chapters, the book and the story itself were pretty good. It also humored me that it was still written in the musical language that is not used now a days anymore.

Information About the Book:
The Hobbit
By: J.R.R. Tolkien
Prolog to a Series: The Lord of the Rings

A/N
as mentioned above I have had a gigantic Book Hangover and on top of that my computer is literally trashed… Oh well, I will do my best to keep up with the posts. Sry about any inconvenience.

sincerely,
Ali

The Son of Neptune

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Heroes_of_Olympus_-_The_Son_of_NeptunePercy Jackson is back and has lost all his memories. He finds himself in the middle of the woods and meets the goddess Lupa. When Percy gets the full background story about him being a demigod and is sent on his way to Camp Jupiter a.k.a. New Rom. There he meets HAzel and FRAnk and is off to a new adventure in Alaska, out of reach for the gods. But how will he survive without his memories and Annabeth’s help and what will Hazel, Frank and Percy encounter in Alaska?

My Opinion:
This is what happens on Percy side of the switch. What I like about this side of the story is that is shows that Percy is able to make friends pretty fast and that he is able to be a real friend, even when he doesn’t really know the friend. I also like that Rick Riordan introduces a few new characters that are younger than Percy and Annabeth, so that the really young readers that don’t know the nerve wrecking wait for the new books, also have character problems to relate too.

OVERALL RATING:
I give this book 9/10* because it might have been completely frustrating to watch how Percy Jackson starts over, but it does make one happy to see him find back to himself, if you have stuck with Percy all these Years.

Information About the Book:
Heros of Olympus Book II
By: Rick Riordan

A/N
I hope you’re having a wonderful New Year so far… And I wish you all the luck and success you can bear for this new year. New Year. New Life.

lots of love,
Ali

The Lost Hero (Book 1)

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Jason finds himself on a bus, everyone seems to know him but he can’t remember ever meeting or learning to know any of them. This apparently best friend is Leo Valdez and the cute girl sitting next to him is Piper, his girlfriend. When they find themselves in the middle of a storm monster attack, The_Lost_Hero_210also known as Venti or Evil Coffee Spirits. Then two half-bloods show up looking for a guy named Percy Jackson, who has been missing for about 4 months. They manage to escape and make it back to Camp Half-Blood safely. But that’s were the real adventure only begins.
They must dodge flying cars and porta-potty-sludge to stop the evil Giant King from rising and destroying the world and once again save the Greek Gods from eternal doom.

My Opinion:
This was the first Percy-Jackson book I had ever read and I had discovered it by accident. I eminently fell in love with the characters and when I found out that it already was the second part of a series, I was jumping from joy.
I absolutely love this book and I know I’m late in posting it, but you should really give it a try. I think that this series is even better than the Percy-Jackson one, because it also has the Roman gods in it. but it also has new characters and introduces new religions and show you how much the different religions do have in common. I am a huge fan of Rick Riordan’s and nothing could change that, his books are original and interesting to read. he sets down a detailed plot line but leaves enough space for your own imagination to unfold the characters, monsters and places. I would recommend this to everyone who loves Si-Fi, fantasy and adventure.

OVERALL RATING:
I give this 10/10 *
I have been able to re-read this book about a 100 times and I still love it. This would also be a great book to read, if you have a history exam on Ancient Greek and Roman Gods.

Info’s About the Book
Written by: Rick Riordan
First Book in a Second Series > Continuing PERCY JACKSON

Book Prizes:

#1 New York Times bestseller
#1 USA Today bestseller
#1 Wall Street Journal bestseller
#1 Indiebound bestseller
#1 UK bestseller

 

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So sorry for the long wait..

I am currently writing my own stories on Wattpad. Its called Ghost Town..  GO check it out if you want.

See ya soon,

lots of love,

Ali

Divergent (Book 1)

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It’s Beatrice’s 16th birthday, the choosing ceremony, where she chooses her faction. The place she will live for the rest of her life, if she survives orientation. Faction before blood, those are the rules.

My Opinion: I really2014-03-04-divergentbyveronicaroth liked this book and I know I am pretty late to hop on the train, but I have only read the first book and have only watched the first movie. I didn’t want to read the book in the beginning, since so many people had told me I had to read this book. My cousin Hannah than just handed me the book, telling me to read the first chapter and I never stopped reading the book. My best friend than spoiled the second book for me, so know I don’t want to read it anymore, since a few characters die, that are dear to my heart. :’-(

OVERALL RATINGS: 9’* / 10’* This book has a great and well moving plotline, that stays interesting all the way through. It also has a cute love/action story hid behind the pages, that you don’t suspect when you see the cover. It’s worth reading, no matter how many people have said it. It’s still true.

Info’s about the Book:
Written by: Veronica Roth
>First book in a trilogy
> Movie with the same name and similar plotline

A/N I’m very sorry for the long wait to update. I had a crazy week of exams. I have written a couple of review already I just haven’t been able to post them. Anyway, I’m starting to publish my own stories on Wattpad under the user name: Ali_Greenwald

Have fun reading,

Ali