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Danny Chaucer`s Flying Saucer by Christopher Pete | Book Review

Danny Chaucer’s Flying Saucer by Christopher Pete

I was given a copy of Danny Chaucers Flying saucer by the author for a review and thought that i will be able to do a good job with the review after taking into account the book from a child’s point of view since this is a book aimed at the much younger audiences.

I read this book to my 10 year old nephew and he enjoyed it immensely.I myself found the characters extremely hilarious and and the pace in which the story unfolded immediately grabs your attention.The story is captivating and enchanting.The mystery and suspense accompanied by the innocence of the strong minded characters in the story makes this book a great read which can be enjoyed by both adults and kids alike.Good writing style from Christopher Pete, looking forward to more of his work.

 

Rating: ***** (5 stars)

Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh | Book Review

Shards of Hope (Psy/Changeling) by Nalini Singh 

Aden and Zaira are impossible to resist and their romance is one that will make you melt. It’s clear from the start that Aden and Zaira love one another, but sometimes love just isn’t enough. Zaira’s powers are lethal and because of the way she was tortured as a child, she feels like she’s permanently broken inside. She fears that by letting Aden in, the dark and twisted part of her will overwhelm everything, making her a very real danger to others. 

This book is a treat especially for fans of the series because there are so many significant cameos by favorite characters. Aden is an awesome hero and his caring nature makes it difficult to not fall in love with him. Zaira is the tormented one here. Her past is horrific and she cannot imagine that she can possibly have a happy ending. While Aden and Zaira are trying to forge a relationship having had no examples of what a healthy relationship should look like, Aden and Zaira are both trying to keep things stable.

Shards of Hope is a wonderful addition to the Psy/Changeling series. I loved the main couple, there were exciting and sweet moments, and a new villain to keep things interesting for the books to come.

J.K. Rowling’s New Mystery Novel Has A Release Date …

J.K. Rowling might not have any current plans to continue her series of “Harry Potter” books but that doesn’t mean she’s just sitting around NOT writing.

She’s just wrapped up a new book in her “Comoran Strike” series of mystery novels — and now we know just when and what we’ll be looking for when it hits bookshelves in October.

“My good friend @RGalbraith’s new novel, CAREER OF EVIL will be published on 22 Oct,” Rowling said in her previous blurrier tweet, referring to her pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
Plot Synopsis:

When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman’s severed leg.

Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past who he thinks could be responsible – and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality.

With the police focusing on the one suspect Strike is increasingly sure is not the perpetrator, he and Robin take matters into their own hands, and delve into the dark and twisted worlds of the other three men. But as more horrendous acts occur, time is running out for the two of them…

“A fiendishly clever mystery with unexpected twists around every corner, Career of Evil is also a gripping story of a man and a woman at a crossroads in their personal and professional lives. You will not be able to put this book down”

CBS Confirms ‘Supergirl’ Release Date …

Superhero series addicts can finally get their first glimpse of the new “Supergirl.” which was confirmed by CBS to be released this fall.

The TV network has announced that the highly anticipated Greg Berlanti-produced superhero series will finally debut on October 26. A teaser video, which showed Melissa Benoist as Kara Zol-Er or Supergirl, was posted on Twitter. The clip pictured Benoist holding a card across her chest that said, “10/26/15″ that she then put down to reveal herself wearing her superhero costume.

“Supergirl” is CBS’ first dive into the superhero trend that most TV networks have produced. Berlanti is also behind other successful comic book adapted TV shows such as “The Flash” and “Arrow.”

Joining Benoist are Calista Flockhart, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh and David Harewood. Dean Cain and Helen Slater will also appear in the upcoming show.

For the first episode, “Supergirl” will start right after a new episode from “The Big Bang Theory” at 8:30 p.m., wrote TV Line. It will then move to its original time slot of 8 p.m. beginning November 2.

Legend by Marie Lu Headed for the Big Screen..

The film rights for Legend are currently in the hands of CBS Films, with Wyck Godfrey (Producer of The Twilight Saga, The Fault in Our Stars, The Maze Runner & Eragon) and Mark Bowen on as Producers. Newcomers, Andrew Barrer and Gabe Ferrari are writing the screenplay, with Jonathan Levine officially signed on as Director. There’s no information of a release date yet, or even a finished script, so there’s plenty of time to get stuck into a new series before it hits the big screen!

Synopsis:

Legend by Marie Lu

What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic’s wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic’s highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country’s most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem.

From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths – until the day June’s brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect. Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family’s survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias’s death. But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets.

Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, this novel is sure to move readers as much as it thrills.

New Fifty Shades book reported stolen!!

Police are investigating reports that a copy of 50 Shades of Grey author E.L. James’s latest novel, Grey, has been stolen just a week before publication, her British publisher Random House said on Wednesday.

A publicity firm representing Random House said that the latest in James’s series of hugely successful erotic novels would still be published as scheduled on June 18, which is the fictional character Christian Grey’s birthday. “We have no further comment to make due to an ongoing police investigation,” the statement said. Reports of the book’s theft had been circulating, raising fears that it could be leaked or that extracts could be sold to the media. _source Business Times

5 Books To Read While Waiting For George R.R. Martin’s ‘Winds of Winter’

“Game of Thrones” creator George R.R. Martin has still not confirmed a release date for his upcoming “Winds of Winter” novel. In the meantime, here are five books that fans of his work can read while they wait for the upcoming book.

 The Wit & Wisdom of Tyrion Lannister 

At once charming, insightful, and ruthlessly irreverent, The Wit & Wisdom of Tyrion Lannister is short on pretense and overflowing with finely crafted gems—just like the man himself.The perfect gift for fans of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels and HBO’s Game of Thrones: a collection of wicked one-liners from the incomparable Imp of Casterly Rock, fully illustrated by Jonty Clark.

  The World of Ice and Fire

The never-before-seen history of Westeros and the lands beyond. With hundreds of pages of all-new material from George R.R. Martin.

If the past is prologue, then George R.R. Martin’s masterwork—the most inventive and entertaining fantasy saga of our time—warrants one hell of an introduction. At long last, it has arrived with THE WORLD OF ICE AND FIRE.

Collected within this volume is the accumulated knowledge, scholarly speculation, and inherited folk tales of maesters and septons, maegi and singers, including over 170 full-colour illustrations and maps, family trees for the Houses Stark, Lannister and Targaryen, and in-depth explanations of the history and culture of Westeros.

 A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

 

Taking place nearly a century before the events of A Game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A Song of Ice and Fire. These never-before-collected adventures recount an age when the Targaryen line still holds the Iron Throne, and the memory of the last dragon has not yet passed from living consciousness.

  The Hedge Knight 

 

In this comic book/graphic novel adaptation set one hundred years before the events in George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire, The Hedge Knight chronicles a young squire as he travels the cruel and complex path to knighthood in the Seven Kingdoms.

Shouldering his fallen master’s sword and shield, Duncan (or “Dunk”) is determined to reinvent himself as a knight in a nearby tournament. But first Dunk needs a sponsor, and that requirement sends him down a road studded with friends, foes, adventure, and hidden agendas. One such friend is Egg, who becomes Dunk’s squire, yet even he may hold secret motivations of his own.

The Lands of Ice and Fire 

The adventure that began with A Game of Thrones comes to life in twelve separate full-color maps, stunningly illustrated and ideal for framing. The perfect gift for fans everywhere, this is the definitive dragon’s-eye view they’ve been dying to see.

George R. R. Martin’s beloved series is bursting with a variety and richness of landscapes—from bitter tundra to arid wasteland and everything in between—that provide a sense of scale unrivaled in contemporary fantasy. Now this dazzling set of maps, featuring original artwork from illustrator and cartographer Jonathan Roberts, transforms Martin’s epic saga into a world as fully realized as the one around us.

 

All New Marvel Universe Out This Fall…

Marvel Comics announced the All-New, All Different Marvel universe, which is coming this fall. The comic book publisher shared this image on its Twitter. (Source Marvel inc and IBTimes)

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We’re not even halfway through “Secret Wars,” Marvel Comics’ universe-exploding summer crossover event that’s playing across multiple titles, and Marvel is already giving us our first look at the next Marvel universe. On Thursday, the company announced an “All-New, All-Different” universe will be coming this fall.

With All-New, All-Different Marvel, the leading publisher is revamping its entire lineup with the release of 60 new books that are all starting from Issue No. 1. Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso teased that the new universe will feature an all-new Hulk that readers have never met before, a new Spider-Man, and an all-new Wolverine.

“You’re going to be looking at, in certain cases, new characters inhabitiing those roles, and new characters dealing with profound changes in the relationships with others around them and where they live,” Alonso told USA Today. “We’ve challenged everybody [the creators] to come up with the right ‘Oh [expletive]’ reveal for their characters to shake it up and make it interesting.”

Some of Marvel’s best creators are leading the revamp: Brian Michael Bendis, who played an important role in the innovative Ultimate Universe, Mark Waid, G. Willow Wilson, Dan Slott, and Jeff Lemire. UFC fighter CM Punk will also be writing a title featuring Drax from the Guardians of the Galaxy.

“The real beauty of starting 8 months after the secret wars is that if you’re one of these fans who’ve been around more many years, it’s a great, exciting mystery,” David Gabriel, Marvel’s senior vice president of sales and marketing, said to USA Today. “And if you’re these new fans who maybe only jumped in ithis year when you saw the ‘Avengers’ movie, you’ll be able to pick up any of these comics and you will not need to know 50 years of backstory of anybody.”

‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2′ Trailer Release Date Announced By Jennifer Lawrence…

( Possible Spoiler alert)

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The Movie will not be released until November but fans are awaiting news of the upcoming movie “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2.”Jennifer Lawrence the star who play Katniss revealed some information about the movie that will delight fans!

Although fans and critics alike weren’t thrilled with the decision to turn Suzanne Collins’ third and final book in the franchise into a two-part movie, it allows for the silver screen version of the story to dive a little deeper into the rebellion mission that Katniss leads against the Capitol in the final chapters of the “Hunger Games” trilogy.

Lawrence posted a photo on Facebook along with the caption: “6.9.15 #MockingjayPart2 #Unite.” As USA Today notes, this is obviously not the release date for the upcoming finale as that’s been previously announced as November 20. This leads many to suspect that the first trailer for “Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2” will arrive on June 9, less than one week from now. Previously, fans were treated to a motion poster, but this picture marks the first real look at the characters we’ve come to know and love.

Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Banks, Natalie Dormer, Woody Harrelson, Julianne Moore, Willow Shields, Jena Malone and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman will star in the film alongside Lawrence.

The Hunger Games Trilogy

The stunning Hunger Games trilogy is complete!

The extraordinary, ground breaking New York Times bestsellers The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, along with the third book in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay, are available for the first time ever in e-book. Stunning, gripping, and powerful. The trilogy is now complete!

‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Scandal’ creator Shonda Rhimes set to publish her first book..

The successful show runner adds author to her long list of titles !!

Simon and Schuster announced Tuesday that Shonda Rhimes, the creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, will publish her first book in November 2015. The book, titled Year of Yes, chronicles a challenge the showrunner took on to say yes, for one year, to unexpected invitations.

In a press release, Rhimes said she wasn’t originally planning to share these experiences publicly. “Saying yes for an entire year turned out to be one of the most amazing decisions I have ever made,” she said. “It was also a little insane, a lot terrifying and sometimes wildly embarrassing. So this is not a story I ever planned to share with anyone.”

When Simon and Schuster approached her, Rhimes continued in the vein of the challenge she’d set for herself, and said yes.