The 9th Soul

Book Review: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Posted in entertainment by Fated Blue on August 25, 2014

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I happened to find out about this book thru a friend whom I trust with good books and good music. I wish I can put her Facebook page here but we all have private lives we don’t want to make complicated. I was at a loss of what book to read that I almost went to my classics which I preferred not to read yet until I’m old and gray. I saw my friend’s review of this book and I quickly jumped on the idea that it must be really good.

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Book Review: Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler

Posted in life by Fated Blue on August 24, 2013

I’m gonna start things off on why I bought this book: The title made me. I’ve been reading John Green’s books with the book before this being Looking For Alaska. And I figured I need a new book with a not-so-different genre. And this book caught my eye.

It has nothing to do with me breaking up with someone nor I fear my special someone’s going to break up with me. I simply wanted a new book in all honesty. I mean, I haven’t had a girlfriend since time immemorial so I guess I simply want to read a book about breaking up.

I’m gong to keep this review short.

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Book Review: Looking For Alaska

Posted in life by Fated Blue on August 6, 2013

Book CoverI ventured into John Green’s books after the amazing story I found in his most recent book “The Fault In Our Stars“. They say TFIOS is his greatest work yet. While I did have an insurmountable joy reading TFIOS, I can’t help but feel emotionally lonely days after finishing Looking For Alaska. I mean, both were great books and both had their own world to dominate in but I liked the character development and the plot of LFA better than TFIOS. What do I mean by this? Let me explain below.

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Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Posted in entertainment by Fated Blue on August 3, 2013

I decided to buy this book solely because of the spooky cover. Not to mention the review given by my recently liked author John Green. I was also delighted to note that this novel will have pictures. I’ve been tons of books lately and I can’t remember the last time I read something with pictures in it. In fact, I think the last book I saw with pictures was The Little Prince. And that was a hell of a long time ago.

I also would like to emphasize that this is Ransom Rigg’s first novel. It intrigued me even more to buy this since I’m a fan of giving first time authors a chance.

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Book Review: The Perks Of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Posted in health, health defects, life by Fated Blue on June 2, 2013

I love this cover

I started reading this book as soon as I finished reviewing The Fault In Our Stars. I have this goal to read as many short pocket books, not longer than 400 pages, before the next book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series comes out. I’ve been wanting to read this since early last year but due to my line up of books I just couldn’t give this book a second look. But now that I did I have to say I enjoyed reading it. It’s a coming of age novel with a twist.

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Book Review: The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

Posted in health, life by Fated Blue on May 26, 2013

I simply fell in love with the book cover. It’s not childish but rather drawn from youth or rather with a youthful perspective.

I cannot tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity. I wouldn’t trade it for the world. You gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I’m grateful.

This is a first for me to start a review with a quote. This isn’t the best quote for me but this quote meant much more than my favorite. But I’ll get to this in a while. I’ll cover the little review and get on with the quotation afterwards.

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Movie Review: Les Miserables (2012)

Posted in entertainment, life, Special posts by Fated Blue on February 2, 2013

The most touching scene: To be free not as a man but as a soul.

My favorite author of all time will always be Victor Hugo. I read the unabridged version of Les Miserables when I was but a boy of 16 and I always say it’s my favorite book of all time. No other book comes close. But let’s not dwell on how beautiful the book is. I’m here to do a review of perhaps the movie of 2012. I’m not going to dawdle on the details nor am I going to bring you the staples of movie reviews.

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