Review: Rise of the Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz

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   Finally, the last review of the The Isle of the Lost books. I know this is really late but better late than never right? Well, I say we just get into this review. This will be spoiler free so do not fear and read on.

   I am going to start off by talking about what I liked about the book. One of the things that I liked is the fact that things are explained. I liked that they explained where Harry Hook and Gil came from. In the first two books we know that Captain Hook has a daughter named Harriet and Gaston has twin sons named Gaston and Gaston. So when I heard about Harry son of Captain Hook and Gil son of Gaston I thought they were just going to pretend that Harriet and the Gaston twins were never a thing. But it is explained that  Harriet and Harry are siblings and the Gaston twins and Gil are brothers as well. You may say well duh obviously they are siblings. But Harry and Gil are not mentioned in the first two books they just pop up in the third book. That is what made me think that they were going to pretend that Harriet and the Gaston twins weren’t a thing. Make sense? I hope it does. Continue reading “Review: Rise of the Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz”

Review: Return to the Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz

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    I just want to start off by saying that this review will be spoiler free unlike my The Isle of the Lost review. This review is on the second book called Return to the Isle of the Lost. In this book, we pick up some time after the events of the first Descendants movie. Our four now reformed villains have gotten threatening messages to return to the Isle, they have to get to the bottom of this mystery and find out who is sending these messages. The other problem involves  Ben who is now King, who has to help Camelot to find out what monster has been terrorizing them. Continue reading “Review: Return to the Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz”

Review: The Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz

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          Here it finally is my review for the first book in the Descendants series The Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz. The first part of this review is going to be spoiler free then I will go into spoilers. Do not worry I will let you know when that is about to happen. Now on to the review.

    Some of you might be asking what is The Isle of the Lost about. Well, In this world there are two places one is Auradon where all the heroes of all the Disney movies live. The other place is the Isle of the Lost where you guessed it, all the Disney villains live. On the Isle of the Lost, all the villains and their children live under a dome that keeps them trapped on the Isle. With this dome, it keeps the villains in so they are unable to harm the heroes. This story is about Mal daughter of Maleficent, Evie daughter of the Evil Queen, Jay the son of Jafar, and Carlos the son of Curella De Vil. These four villain kids set off on a mission to retrieve Maleficent’s Dragan’s eye. They all have their own reasons for taking on this mission but will they be able to accomplish their goals? Continue reading “Review: The Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz”

Oh my Fairytales: Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell – Review

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    Welcome to another post in my Oh My Fairytales series! This post is on the book Ounce Upon a Dream: A Twisted Tale by Liz Braswell. This is the second book in the A Twisted Tale series where Braswell takes a Disney movie and twists the stories by changing one important factor. In Once Upon a Dream Braswell twists the story of Sleeping Beauty, the twist is “what if the sleeping beauty never woke up?”. The first book in the series is A Whole New World which I have a review of so you can check that out! Now let’s get into the review. Continue reading “Oh my Fairytales: Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell – Review”

February Summary and Coming up in March

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    In this post, I will be discussing all the books I read in February and everything I plan to read in March. I think I had a decent reading month in February. So I am excited to share with you all, all my thoughts. Now on to the books!

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1) Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodgefullsizerender-jpg

      I started Cruel Beauty in January and was able to finish it in February. This book was okay. There were a lot of times while reading, that I really did not know what was happening. If certain things were explained more I feel that this book would have been a four or five-star book. Continue reading “February Summary and Coming up in March”

Beauty and the Beast Trailer Review

On January 30th, 2017 the latest trailer for the Beaty and the Beast live-action movie dropped. Wow, this newest trailer has gotten me even more excited for the movie to be released on March 17th. I talk in detail about the trailer so if you want to watch it first then come back and read the review here is the link –> BATB Trailer

My thoughts:

I really like how just from the trailer you can see that they are keeping a lot of the scenes that are in the animated film. For example: when Belle is fighting the wolfs with the stick, when Chip blows bubbles in the tea, and when Beast and Belle sip from the bowls. As well as keeping a lot of the scenes from the animated film they have added a lot of new as well. I really liked how they explain to Belle about the curse. In the animated film all she knows is that the castle is enchanted, Belle does not know all the details about the curse.They also explain how Belle got the Continue reading “Beauty and the Beast Trailer Review”

Words I Learned from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

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    As part of my countdown to Beauty and the Beast movie, I am going to discuss the words I learned from the 1991 movie Beauty and the Beast. What I mean by this is English words that as a child I most diffidently did not know what they meant. Now on to the words! ( After adding all the pictures in I realized that a lot of the words revolve around Gaston. Interesting.) 

    primeval

1)  Primeval: adj: of or relating to the first age or ages, especially of the world.

Line: Belle: Gaston you are positively primeval.   

Gaston: Why thank you, Belle.

-Um Gaston that is not a compliment lol Continue reading “Words I Learned from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”

May Summary and Coming up in June

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Today’s post will be on what I read in May as well as what books I bought. Then I will discuss what I have planned for June. Let me start off by saying that May did not go as planned I did not read as much as I wanted to. Hopefully June will be a better month! Now let’s get into it!

What I read in May

Sadly the only thing I read in May was Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard, and I did not even finish it. I am now 50% into the book so hopefully I will finish it by the end of this week.

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Beauty and the Beast Retellings

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As some of you may know from my Let me introduce myself post my favorite movie is Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. So in celebration of the release of the Beauty and the Beast live action movie teaser trailer. I decided to do a post on some Beauty and the Beast book retellings. Some of these I have already read, others I have been wanting to read. So let’s get into the list.

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Oh My Fairy Tales 1: A Whole New World by: Liz Braswell

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Welcome to Oh My Fairy Tales where I review the original stories that Disney movies were inspired by and Disney movie related books. Today’s review is on A Whole New World by Liz Braswell part of the A Twisted Tale series. The first part of this review will be spoiler free then I will go into some of my spoiler thoughts. I will mark when that change will happen so do not worry! Now on to the review.

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