The host is about extra terrestrials or aliens, inhabiting the earth and taking over the human mind which leads to our defeat. Melanie Stryder one of...moreThe host is about extra terrestrials or aliens, inhabiting the earth and taking over the human mind which leads to our defeat. Melanie Stryder one of the last remaining humans was captured and she thought it’s the end for her. Wanderer “Wanda” the soul that was placed inside Melanie’s body was so convinced of herself that she will be well-suited enough to her host compared to her other hosts on other planets but she wasn’t. Wanda in Melanie’s body was having a hard time isolating her thoughts because Melanie can always interrupt and intercept her thoughts and ideas. Together they came across other human survivors living inside or rather under a cave in the middle of nowhere. Melanie found out that her brother and the love of her life is still alive. With the help of the others Melanie and Wanda becomes one team with only one goal and that is to stay alive.
Wanda is my favorite character because I find her very appealing for an outsider who does not belong to the human race. I can feel her emotions which are so strong and her feelings towards the humans are just absurd. She truly well adopts what humanity teaches her.
The host is probably one of my favorite novels or rather series if the rumors are true. I’m not a fan of sci-fi or alien stuff but this book made me a walking dead for not sleeping at night just to read it. Favorite part is when Wanda was like reborn into a child which kind of signifies hope for me.
I recommend it to those who are a fan of reading books about aliens or ufo’s or to those who just want to read a good book and experience something new then this one is for you. (less)
Behemoth is the second installment in the Leviathan series. Aboard the Leviathan, our main characters Alek and Deryn are hoping to stop the progress o...moreBehemoth is the second installment in the Leviathan series. Aboard the Leviathan, our main characters Alek and Deryn are hoping to stop the progress of war at Constantinople or Istanbul. But since the Leviathan’s failure in the peacekeeping mission, the two of them struggle to go on with their operation as a commoner and as a British boy. They have found allies in the enemy’s land; the CUP or the Committee of Union and Progress which is composed of different factions of anarchists have helped them mutually. Together with their allies they enforced the sultan to be replaced and have succeeded on defeating the Germans machinery in taking control of the whole nation.
Lilit is my favorite character in this installment. She is fairly fascinating for a girl. We don’t see girl’s everyday who has passion for machines and/or girls who are willing to be greased all over and to be not distracted about it.
Thinking about Lilit makes me :)
The book is great but the whole series is much better. I definitely can’t wait to read Goliath and to see what will happen to our duo. The characters are developing fast especially Alek's character from a ninny to being heroic. Favorite part of the book is when Lilit kissed Deryn thinking that she is a boy. The look on my face during that scene was just absurd like OMG two girls kissing and both good in combat, its just, err WOW!
The Leviathan book/series is good for steampunk lovers and/or those readers who just enjoy adventures and war actions with a little bit of romance involve. (less)
"I know, I know, I didn’t tell you. I’m sorry. I wanted to. But I was afraid you might blab."
The book was astounding. I adore the twist at the end and...more"I know, I know, I didn’t tell you. I’m sorry. I wanted to. But I was afraid you might blab."
The book was astounding. I adore the twist at the end and similar to Luke Brandon my jaw drop to the ground. It’s remarkable how Becky prepared the entire festivity even though at first it becomes a little bit complicated particularly with the lack of finance support but in the end it all comes slickly. There are parts that made me chuckle and parts that are so moving like the contribution of Elinor Sherman in the party. (less)
Ok now I’m officially wishing to be in the Program than be in Panem.
Battle Royale is about a bunch of third year high school students who apparently w...moreOk now I’m officially wishing to be in the Program than be in Panem.
Battle Royale is about a bunch of third year high school students who apparently were chosen to participate in the yearly “Program” run by the dictatorship of the government of the Republic of Greater East Asia. It is a battle simulation program conducted by the government for their so called “security reasons”. Third Year Class B of Shiroiwa Junior High School were one of the 50(though I didn’t read anything about the other class) chosen junior class to participate in the event. Each class will be isolated in any random place in the nation mostly are evacuated islands. The goal of the game is to kill the other students with their provided weapon, each students has a different one, for them to become the only sole survivor and escape the treacherous vicinity of the of the battle ground. There are rules to follow like the forbidden sites in the map and that the game is inescapable.
I love the idea of being in the head of different characters because you can definitely see the morbidity of the game at every angle and how everything happened can be seen almost simultaneously from different characters view. I like how the author tried to develop most of his characters and how each development affected their game. How the sovereignty of the government affects their country was not new to me I think it is still present until now-the dictatorship. Speaking of issue, the trust issue in the book seems to be a good message since it symbolizes as the first step for people to cooperate and be as one.
All in all I love the book. If there is a 10 stars rating I’ll surely give a 10! (less)
Nauna ko mapanood ang pelikula bago mabasa ang libro. Nabigyan naman ng justice ang libro pero iba pa din kapag ikaw ang gumagawa ng mga eksena sa ima...moreNauna ko mapanood ang pelikula bago mabasa ang libro. Nabigyan naman ng justice ang libro pero iba pa din kapag ikaw ang gumagawa ng mga eksena sa imahinasyon mo. Mas detailed at mas makulay(hindi ko maipaliwanag kaya makulay nalang).
Ang kwento ni Intoy at ni Jen na siguro ang pinaka kakaibang love story kung love story man ito na nabasa ko. Isang lalake na bukas ang isipan at isang babae na sobrang lalim at mahirap arukin. Iba sa mga katulad nito na kwento kung saan naglalandian lang ang mga karakter tapos ay happy ending na. Eto kakaiba may kwento nanaman sa loob ng kwento mga paliwanag sa mga bagay na di natin minsan napapansin na nabigyan buhay ni Atalia.
Binilisan kong matapos ang libro naghahangad ng magandang ending pero mali pala ako. Maghihintay nanaman ako. Nakakabitin, nakakaburaot hahaha!(less)
The book is so breathtaking and I just can’t stop reading it.
It is fast paced and with the addition of paranormal things which is quite different fro...moreThe book is so breathtaking and I just can’t stop reading it.
It is fast paced and with the addition of paranormal things which is quite different from Kinsella’s novels that makes it readable. The story is very light and the characters are very warm and engaging. Though I don’t like the ending because it’s very easy to guess what will happen in the last part, still it’s a good read and has some values to pick up. (less)
Shopaholic and sister is very different from the first 3books of the series because it doesn’t only teaches us that we can have more than one best fri...moreShopaholic and sister is very different from the first 3books of the series because it doesn’t only teaches us that we can have more than one best friend and how to bond with our long lost family members but also it teaches us value for our money. Kinsella managed to bag everything that we love about Becky Bloomwood plus other lessons in life which makes this book a little more interesting than your normal chick lit. (less)
Life of Pi was about a young man who managed to survive a lot of tragedy which weathered not only his faith and belief but also his knowledge about li...moreLife of Pi was about a young man who managed to survive a lot of tragedy which weathered not only his faith and belief but also his knowledge about life. Pi Patel, our protagonist, was a son of a zookeeper in India. Together with his family they are on their way to migrate to Canada but unluckily their ship sunk and took the life of all his love ones as well as their animals. He was wedged on a lifeboat together with a tiger, a hyena, a zebra, and an orangutan. The tiger soon diminished the other animals and it was just Pi and the enormous 450-pound tiger. From this point of the story we can anticipate that Pi would be the next meal or both of them will just die due to natural cause, right? But they didn’t.
The book was remarkable. At first it was sort of slow and I have to put it down a couple of times and read other books instead because I can’t relate or pull myself together and read the slowness of it. But during the part wherein Pi was at the ocean up to the last pages I was dumbfounded. I was thinking of giving it just a one star and not finish it at all, but thankfully I did finish it and experienced the magic of the story. It talks about trust, faith, being independent, and also the will to survive at any cause and some interesting humors involved. Favorite part was the last exchanged of lines between Pi and the two Japanese I was laughing the whole time and realized how clever Pi is.
It’s so wonderful how the author invested a lot of information to his main character and how his character evolved thru out the story. I have never witnessed such great impact towards the readers and the narrative was just outstanding.
I totally recommend it to everybody and for those who are having a difficult time reading it especially the first few pages just keep reading, sooner you will be amazed like many others have experienced.
Ito ay pagpapatuloy ng kwento ni Intoy at ni Jen plus1-si Tina. Mula sa Ligo na u, Lapit na me, kung saan natapos ang kwen...morePukang ama naka lima ka na?!
Ito ay pagpapatuloy ng kwento ni Intoy at ni Jen plus1-si Tina. Mula sa Ligo na u, Lapit na me, kung saan natapos ang kwento sa paghihiwalay ng dalawang bida, sa bagong libro ni Atalia muli nanaman tayong pagiinitin ng kaniyang dalawang bida at nadagdagan pa ng isa.
Hindi tumigil sa paghahanap si Intoy kay Jen. Dahil nga minahal na niya ito hindi lang dahil sa romansa pero ito na talaga, totoong mahal na niya. Pero tulad ng iba kailangan niyang mag move on without Jen, focus siya sa trabaho nakilala niya si Tina, boss niya sa HR. Nagkamabutihan at nagkatuksuhan hanggang sa magbakasyon sila sa isa sa mga hotel nina Tina sa Boracay (oo mayaman siya kahit employee siya ng kompanya). Isang araw akala ni Intoy eto na, makakatira na siya, oo nakatira nga pero sa iba. Hindi niya inaasahan. Walang nakakaalam na ang kinalimutan niya ay babalik para paligayahin siya.
Ang karakter ni Tina ang paborito ko. Magaling magpaikot (in a good way), strong at independent. Pero may pusong mamon. Hanga ako sa nabuong indibidwal ni Atalia. Sana may Tina sa totoong buhay. Mga babae na palaban at matapang hindi yung dating e PBB teens lang.
Sobrang nagustuhan ko ang pinakabagong libro ni sir Eros. Maganda ang pagkakakwento at malinis pagkakagawa. Witty pa. Pero nahihirapan lang ako sa mga kwento na hindi kakabit nung kina Intoy para bang gusto ko nalang lagpasan yun at dumeretso na sa totoong kwento. Pero nevertheless, isang librong pang edukado nanaman ang naibahagi sa atin. Salamat! (less)
"Ang lalaking walang abs, pangit? Ang babaeng mahaba ang damit, hindi sexy? Ang mga hottie ay base lang sa standards ng mga patalastas? Kung hindi nat...more"Ang lalaking walang abs, pangit? Ang babaeng mahaba ang damit, hindi sexy? Ang mga hottie ay base lang sa standards ng mga patalastas? Kung hindi natin kamukha ang mga modelo at iba ang mga suot nating sapatos, pantalon, at damit sa kanila, pangit na tayo kaagad?"-Paborito kong linya sa libro.
Nabasa ko ang librong ito sa isang basahan lamang, well, karamihan ng libro ni Bob Ong kayang basahin sa isang upuan lamang siguro dahil sa kaunting pahina nito o dahil sa sobrang ganda gusto ko na agad tapusin ayaw ko na patagalin pa.
Madaming katotohanan tungkol sa sistema ng pamumuhay ng mga Pilipino mula sa mababaw na pelikula hanggang sa pagiging insecure ng mga Pinoy sa sarili nila. May mga pahina na parang nasayangan ako dahil naubos ang pahina na wala halos laman ang mga nakasulat o yung mga sinasabi ng mga tauhan pero bukod dun maganda yung libro tunay na dekalidad Bob Ong. (less)
It’s about peer pressure or bullying leading to suicidal and its aftermath on an individual. Hannah Baker committed suicide for an unknown reason and...moreIt’s about peer pressure or bullying leading to suicidal and its aftermath on an individual. Hannah Baker committed suicide for an unknown reason and prior to what she did; she made audiotapes and sent it to those people who are part of the reason why she desires to die. Clay Jensen is one of those who made it in her list. Clay was sure that Hannah was absurd of accusing him of being accountable for her death. He follows Hannah’s recorded memory and discovers the true reason behind her death.
I definitely can’t relate to Hannah but, I can relate to the other characters wherein we don’t take full responsibility for our actions we don’t think before we act and because of that we will not know the impact it may bring to others.
Favorite part would definitely be the ending. I love the act of Clay at the end towards Skye and the hidden story in it. All in all it’s a good book which teaches us to be more sensitive and be more observant not only for our self but also to others. (less)
“It’s good to hear your voice, even if you can’t help,” -just wonderful :(
The book is so thick but the story can be summarized in just a...more“It’s good to hear your voice, even if you can’t help,” -just wonderful :(
The book is so thick but the story can be summarized in just a single sentence. Jace being gone and now bonded by dark magic to Valentine’s son and Clary trying to cut the bond together with team good.
I’m thinking of giving the book just two stars but because of Simon’s hilarious jokes and lines I think I owe him more than just two so I gave it a three.
I didn’t like the book that much. I don’t hate it either because I don’t like it enough to hate it. Maybe the book is just a transition book for the last book in the series or whatsoever.
Most of the scenes are actually about sex and teenage drive towards sex which will eventually lead to having sex. I don’t know if it’s just me or is Clare doing this for money or what? The teenage tension in the early books was understandable and quite okay but in this book it’s just too much to bear.
I recommend this to those who still wants to continue the series and are willing to gamble their emotion towards it.(less)