The 9th Soul

Book Review: Firefight by Brandon Sanderson (Reckoners #2)

Posted in entertainment, life by Fated Blue on January 25, 2015

Review of Steelheart a.k.a. Reckoners #1

This book came to me as a surprise. I finished reviewing this book and shortly realized I ran out of books to read. Well, good books for my taste.

I went about my usual day at the mall, browsing for books when I remembered Firefight was supposed to come out in January ( I read about it in my daily Goodreads newsletter) but I never really thought about looking for it yet since it was still just recently launched.

Nonetheless, my eyes widened when I saw the book glaring at me. Lo and behold, it was the last copy too as I took a few minutes looking for other copies just to see if I can grab a fresher book (I’m strict with book preservation). I didn’t even hesitate to buy this book. I immediately fell in line at the nearest cashier and moments later, I’m inside Starbucks reading this book fresh from the plastic. I’m not even afraid to admit that I sniff books particularly when old and newly bought.

With regards to my review, it will be quick and short as the time I have to type it down is not as long as I want it to be. It’s getting late here and I have work (and a workout) in the morning. I also have to play Civilization: Beyond Earth and I’m probably the country’s biggest Civ fan since I started playing Civilization III when I was just 10 years old.

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Book Review: Behemoth By Scott Westerfeld

Posted in entertainment by Fated Blue on June 3, 2014

The story of the lost heir and the daring midshipman continues in Behemoth, Scott Westerfeld’s second book in his epic Leviathan trilogy.

When I first got my hands on Leviathan, I immediately searched the web for the 2nd and 3rd book. I almost HAD to opt for a very pricey Amazon delivery but luckily a local bookstore gave me hope. This was the same bookstore that helped me find The Time Traveler’s Wife. Their prices were higher than the leading bookstore in the country but they appear to have a better selection and a better customer service. So props to them.

I’ll write this quick since it’s a bit late here.

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Book Review: STEELHEART by Brandon Sanderson (Reckoners #1)

Posted in entertainment, life by Fated Blue on March 31, 2014

 

I literally JUST finished this book. I bought it after finding the synopsis very interesting and the way goodreads reviewed it. I’m not usually the type that takes the advice of other readers but the plot interested me anyway so I might as well give it a try. I truly didn’t know this was part of a series but after reading it, I’m glad that it is. For those too tired to finish the review, I’m giving this a good score at the end so might as well buy it!

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Book Series Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Posted in entertainment, life, Special posts by Fated Blue on September 27, 2011

In line with my review of book 1.

Here are the amazing book covers! Click them to enlarge. (Pictures courtesy of Wikipedia)

Book 1

Book 2

Book 3

Book 4

Book 4.5

Book 5

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Takipsilim is a no-go

Posted in entertainment, Random by Fated Blue on January 4, 2009

With reference to my blog about takipsilim, ABS-CBN officially announced that takipsilim is not true., something made for publicity. I knew this fact for some time now, I just blogged about today since I never thought someone would find my blog and make me correct myself >_> I AM THAT much of a not-fan-of-twilight guy XD