The Scarlet Dagger – Krystle Jones

Posted on 30 November, 2011 by Faye - 2 Comments

Author: Krystle Jones
Publisher: Pesante Press
Published: October 23rd 2011
Pages: 238 (e-book format)
Summary: (from goodreads)
The strength of Sloane’s heart is about to be put to the ultimate test.

After the Eclipse – the night vampires began openly slaughtering human victims – everything changed. Out of fear, the government salvaged what remained of the human population and enclosed them in massive, security-laden cities called White Sectors, while marking the vampire infested territory as Red Sectors.

When seventeen-year-old Sloane McAllister’s twin brother disappears, she seems to be the only one who thinks he isn’t dead, and vows to stop at nothing to find him. Gathering her courage, she braves the Red Sector to search for clues to his whereabouts. By chance, she encounters Aden, a handsome, charismatic vampire with a hidden agenda. He turns Sloane against her will, and whisks her away to his underground city. Enemies quickly become friends as Sloane struggles against her attraction to Aden, and resists her growing loyalties to the creatures that ruined her life. But the vampires themselves are the least of her problems. The city is harboring a devastating secret, one that could change the tide of the war and threaten to destroy everything Sloane has come to believe in.

Heart-stopping action and scorching romance collide in this dystopian, urban fantasy thriller.

FOUR OUT OF FIVE STARS ****
I was toying with how many stars to give this book. On finishing it, I immediately rated it four stars but then I contemplated giving it three, then thought maybe it should actually be three and a half but on final thoughts, I decided that in all honesty, this book simply deserves four stars. This book had me captivated from page one. It drew me into a dystopian world that was so well described and thought out throughout the entire story that there wasn’t ever a time when I was confused about what was going on. It was the perfect balance of everything and I simply adored it so very much!
The story starts out with the main protagonist, Sloane, going on a mission to find her twin brother who has been gone for three years and whom she feels extremely guilty about. Never could she have imagined that her life would change so drastically in the process. Krystle has brought about such a wonderful, strong and independent character in Sloane but she is, above all else, extremely believable. She is vulnerable, scared and in a tricky predicament and yet she doesn’t let these things stop her from acting under impulse and simply doing what she must. In a nutshell, Sloane is as complex and complicated as every other single human being and it is for this very reason that I just love her so much.
It is not, however, just Sloane who is amazingly written but in fact it is every single character in the book. Even those characters we see only once or twice. This world that has been created is just so believable and so full of rich characters that it is hard not to fall in love with the author behind these magnificent creations. They help to create a dystopian world that really draws you in from the get go and you find yourself becoming so attached.
Which brings me to the romance. Often I sometimes find romance can be a little be too much or too pushed in books but in this novel, it is just right. Sloane doesn’t just fall naturally for him and there is even a moment where she is pressed for who she likes more. The reason I really like the romance in this novel, however, is simply because of how realistic it is. How Sloane tries to think rationally about what is happening and tries to let her head talk her around when, at the end of it all, it is her heart that carries her in the right direction. I love Aden and Leo both so much and yet, it was with a little glee in my heart when she finally made her declaration for the right man. It was just so natural.
One more thing I want to touch upon are the vampires in this novel. I was in love with the vampires that Krystle has created within this story. And moments I liked the best are references to other vampires such as Dracula, and Stephanie Meyer’s horrid idea of vampires. Krystle’s vampires are believable and extremely scary, not because they’re horrifying but because they are just so normal and that, in itself, is terrifying because how can you hunt and hurt down a creature that is the same as the human being it was before its new life? Absolutely brilliant.
The only thing, I felt, that ruined this book and stopped me from giving it five stars and which nearly made me give it three stars, is that the plot is slightly predictable. And say slightly, because, on seconds thought, I realised that there were two plot twists that I hadn’t seen coming and, if anything, these were the two things that really made things more interesting for me. It was for this reason that I stuck with four stars because, this book just truly deserves it! Better yet, this novel is only the start of The Red Sector Chronicles and it ends on an extremely interesting and gut-wrenching cliff hanger that makes you practically scream for more.
I was given the chance to read this novel for free through Paranormal and Urban Fantasy Group’s R2R and I can honestly glad that I was given this amazing gift because it was a novel that I love and one that I hope arrives in paperback so I can own a copy. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who enjoys vampire novels or dystopian novels and even more so to the people that like them both, like me!
Faye

Posted on 30 November, 2011 by Faye - 2 Comments


Waiting on Wednesday #3

Posted on 30 November, 2011 by Faye - 17 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking The Spine where you can spotlight a book you’re giddy with excitement to read so other people can be giddy with excitement too :)

  So, I do this a little differently. My blog is about books and films so I figure that my Waiting on Wednesday will also involve films that I am waiting to come out. I will post the trailer and say a little about the film and that way we can all enjoy new films that are coming out! =]

 Author: Michelle Zink
Release Date: (expected) March 20th 2012
Publisher: Dial Books
Add it: Goodreads


When her parents are murdered before her eyes, sixteen-year-old Helen Cartwright finds herself launched into an underground London where a mysterious organization called the Dictata controls the balance of good and evil. Helen learns that she is one of three remaining angelic descendants charged with protecting the world’s past, present, and future. Unbeknownst to her, she has been trained her whole life to accept this responsibility. Now, as she finds herself torn between the angelic brothers protecting her and the devastatingly handsome childhood friend who wants to destroy her, she must prepare to be brave, to be hunted, and above all to be strong, because temptation will be hard to resist, even for an angel.

Michelle Zink masterfully weaves historical fantasy with paranormal romance to create a gripping tale of love and betrayal.

Author: Alyson Noel
Release Date: (expected) May 22nd 2012
Publisher: St Martin’s Griffin
Add it: Goodreads

So here’s the deal . . .

Strange things have been happening to Daire Santos. Animals follow her, crows mock her, glowing people appear from nowhere. Worried that Daire’s having a breakdown, her mother sends her to stay with the grandmother she’s never met, who lives on the dusty plains of Enchantment, New Mexico. There Daire crosses paths with Dace, a gorgeous guy with unearthly blue eyes.

Her grandmother recognizes Daire’s episodes for what they are – a call to her true destiny as a Soul Seeker, a person who can navigate between the living and the dead. Guided by her grandmother, Daire must be quick to learn how to harness her powers because Dace’s brother is an evil shape-shifter, out to steal them.

Daire must embrace her fate as a Soul Seeker and discover if Dace is the guy she’s meant to be with . . . or if he’s allied with the enemy she’s destined to destroy.

A Temptation of Angels has been on my radar for a while now and ever since I first saw it, I knew it was a book that I would love and that I really wanted to read and so, finally, I am featuring it on my WoW! It just has such a great synopsis, doesn’t it? Ahhh!
Fated just looks and sounds so… amazing! I mean, look at that cover!! I know, I know, don’t judge a book by its cover and all that but isn’t it pretty? And then, you read the summary and I know it’s a book that I want to read! Yay!!

  Title: The Avengers
Release Date: 27th April 2012 (UK)
What?: An adaptation of the marvel  comic book avengers.

When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as SHIELD, finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

The Avengers continues the epic big-screen adventures started in “Iron Man,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “Iron Man 2,” “Thor” and “Captain America: The First Avenger”. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since.

Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble in summer 2012.

 I have never read the comic books but I have seen almost all of the other films that lead onto this one and I can therefore say with glee that I am incredibly excited for this movie to come out! I can’t wait to see how it turns out and I mean… just LOOK at that trailer!! -falls over-

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what are you waiting on this week? =]

Posted on 30 November, 2011 by Faye - 17 Comments


NaNo WriMo Winner!!

Posted on 28 November, 2011 by Faye - 4 Comments

i won!!!!
ahhh! I can’t believe I did it again, the second time this year! It always seems like 50K in a month is just SO much but when you finally triumph and beat it, ahh, it’s just SUCH a good feeling and if you ever feel like you want to participate in a NaNo event, I URGE you to do it. Because even if you don’t ‘win’, the brilliance of actually writing something down that came from you is just so uniquiely amazing! =]
I’m a bit ‘juiced out’ at the moment as I wrote 3.5K today alone and so I won’t be doing my normal updates on the story as I have done up until this point but I will say that while I did manage to write 50K as I was supposed, this novel is nowhere NEAR finished and in fact, I am one hundred percent certain that it will either become a series or a trilogy! 
I am just so super happy and psyked right now, can you tell?
If you’re following and you’re participating/participated in NaNo this year, I’d LOVE to hear all about your stories and your word counts and help support you in these last two days to writing as many words as you can! Don’t feel deflated if you can’t make it because the point is, you tried, which is more than what most people do!
Faye 

Posted on 28 November, 2011 by Faye - 4 Comments


In My Mailbox #4

Posted on 27 November, 2011 by Faye - 23 Comments

In My Mailbox is a meme hosted by Kristi over at The Story Siren. Let us know what books you’ve bought, borrowed or received for review! 
Okay, so, when I first started joining in with this meme a few weeks ago, I never thought that I would be able to aquire enough books to participate weekly. Clearly I got the wrong end of the stick with this one! I have had yet another great week full of lots of new reads and have finished two really great books and started two really great books as well! All in all, this blogging thing is definitely something I’m enjoying so yay!
Anyway, enough of that! Here’s what I got this week.

purchased
   
millions like us (1943)
up the junction (1968)
made in dagenham (2010)

these three films were all bought as I need them for an essay that is due but since they were the only film or book related things I bought this week, I thought I would include them! All three films are really interesting and are about british women in the work place (in case you were wondering!)
borrowed

my soul to take by Rachel Vincent
unearthly by Cynthia Hand
the dead girl’s dance by Rachel Caine
I have been wanting to read Unearthly ever since I saw reviews of Hallowed popping up everywhere so when it was finally available to pick up at the library, I was over the moon! My Soul to Take, I heard about through Goodreads and am fairly intrigued by it! I am slightly put off by the tagline “twilight fans will love it” as I despise Twilight but I’ve been told it’s good nonetheless so we shall see! And, finally, after finsihing Glass Houses this morning, I found it impossible not to grab a hold of the second book in the series STRAIGHT away!

gifted 

the girl with the dragon’s tattoo by Stieg Larsson

the girl who played with fire by Stieg Larsson

the girl who kicked the hornet’s nest by Stieg Larsson

Ahh! This were given to me by my mother and I could not be happier! I have wanted to read them since I saw the first movie of them. (And lets face it, sweeds know how to make good adaptations – Let The Right One In anyone?) So now I cannot wait to have the time to sit down and read my way through these glorious books!


for review


the scarlet dagger by Krystle Jones

mind over matter by S. J. Clarke

malice by Griffin Hayes

hushed by Kelley York

All of these books sound so interesting and I’m looking forward to reading each and every one of them! In fact, I have already started The Scarlet Dagger and I’m already feeling extremely hooked on the story! The others I also cannot wait to start reading and just wish I had more time on my hands. Christmas will be a brilliant holiday to get some good reading done!
 




so that was my week,
what did you get this week? =)

  

Posted on 27 November, 2011 by Faye - 23 Comments


Friday’s Favourite Film Release #5

Posted on 26 November, 2011 by Faye - No Comments

Okay, so I have to apologise to all of you as this post was supposed to be made and posted up yesterday but I honestly just didn’t have the time! (Too much Uni work and paid-work that made me tired) Anyway! I didn’t want to let this slip out of my fingers and so, as they always say, better late than never!

And that means it’s time for Friday’s Favourite Film Release! For those unfamiliar with this, it basically means that I will describe each of the films that have been released this week and then I will be picking my favourite, which literally means the one that I cannot wait to watch!
So, this week’s releases were:
50/50 (Release Date: 25/11/11)
Adam lives a normal life in the offices of a radio station where he has spent a lot of time on a story about volcano’s. He has a girlfriend and a best friend and life is running smoothly for him. That all changes however, when he is suddenly diagnosed with a rare malignant cancer. Now it is all he has to do to keep everything together and to not fall apart. This is the story of a guy who has to learn to deal with a new perspective on life.
TRAILER: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xa–ea9P7P4
Dream House (Release Date: 25/11/11)
Successful publisher Will Atenton (Craig) quit a high power job in Manhattan to relocate his wife, Libby (Weisz), and two girls to a quaint New England town. But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was the murder scene of a mother and her children. And the entire city believes it was at the hands of the husband who survived. When Will investigates, he’s not sure if he’s starting to see ghosts or if the tragic story is just hitting too close to home. His only clues come from Ann Paterson (Watts), a mysterious neighbor who knew those who were shot. And as Will and Ann piece together the haunting puzzle, they must find out who murdered the family in Will’s dream house before he returns to kill again.
TRAILER: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIeMYPfnST0

Moneyball (Release Date: 25/11/11)
Billy Beane is a General Manager of Oakland A’s baseball team, who hits a sensational home run when he starts to use computer analysis to select a winning team. Based on real events, the film charts his team’s success as his controversial tactics, more at home on Wall Street than in the Major League, upset the baseball establishment whilst propelling his team up the league.
TRAILER: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiAHlZVgXjk
My Week With Marilyn (Release Date: 25/11/11) 
A fascinating insight into a young Oxford graduate’s seven days with Hollywood’s most famous movie star, ‘My Week With Marilyn’ takes place during the filming of ‘The Prince and the Showgirl’, the 1957 film that brought Sir Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe together for the only time. ‘My Week With Marilyn’ follows the lowly assistant as he is tasked with acting as Marilyn’s guide, witnesses the head-on collision between reserved England and uninhibited Hollywood, and is granted access to the innermost thoughts and secrets of the troubled sex symbol. 
TRAILER: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFcY7PEY9bs
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THE FAVOURITE: 50/50 (Dreamhouse)
Okay, so I’m cheating a little this week as I saw a pre-release of 50/50 and just absolutely adored it as it may just be one of my favourite flms of the year! But, as I already know that this is my favourite and as I have already actually seen it. I will say that my second favourite film to see this week would be Dreamhouse as it looks quite interesting. It seems that it might be quite obvious and will follow many conventions but it also seems really intriging and I like the name and therefore, I want to go and see it!
what about you? what do you want to see most?    

Posted on 26 November, 2011 by Faye - No Comments


Red Rock by Kimberley Patterson

Posted on 24 November, 2011 by Faye - 1 Comment

Author: Kimberley Patterson
Publisher: Kimberley Martinez
Published: October 20th 2011
Pages: 314
Summary: (From Goodreads) Red Rock follows the journey of the Hunter family, and their daughter Rachel, a teenager struggling to take care of her ill mother. Her illness forces the family to sell everything and move to a new town where they can get help for her. Along the way, they stumble into fortune and decide to keep it a secret. But with every secret, comes a consequence and Rachel will soon find out that not everything or everyone is what they seem. Upon arrival in the new town, she meets several people who befriend her and the plan seems to be working, until one night when someone throws a rock through their window threatening to take back what is theirs. Lies, deceit and betrayal plague Rachel and the entire family as they struggle to keep their secret and find out who is behind the devious plan.
FOUR OUT OF FIVE STARS ****
In all honesty, I had no idea what to expect when I started reading this book. I was extremely intrigued by the plot summary but I haven’t really read any Westerns so I thought that if there was ever a place to start, this book would be the one to do it with! And, I was quite happily surprised when I was right in thinking this. This is a book that keeps you captured from beginning to end and even leaves you hanging and simply wanting to read more. It was such a pleasantry to be able to finish the book and while all ends are tied off, it still leaves you wishing that you could continue on with the story and so, when I finished it and felt a little at a loss, I knew that this book was a good one.
While it was a good book with a decent storyline that captivated me and kept me going, it still felt there was something missing to the book. I can’t quite put my finger on what it was but it didn’t stir in me the same feelings that some other books have but then, not every book can, can it? This could always be down to the fact that I am simply unfamiliar with the Western genre and so felt a little out of place a few times when things were being described that I couldn’t quite picture in my mind. However, despite this, it is still a book that I would recommend to others because even without this prior knowledge of the wild west, it is easy to carry on reading. The setting of the story, in other words, is not central to understanding and enjoying this novel.
The characters within this book are all so interesting and different. The main protagonist, Rachel Hunter is extremely easy to sympathise with and while, at times, you want to point her in the direction of the true man she desires, you know that as a young seventeen year old, she will always fall for the wrong person before she can ever fall for the right one. James Thompson is admiring and one of those guys that you can easily fall for and makes you envious that you don’t have a guy like him in your own life. Or at least, I felt that way! He’s well-rounded and someone you simply crave for yourself. The ‘villain’ in this novel is so well-written and interesting and you can really follow his motivations. It is also so nice to be able to understand and know why people are acting in such a horrible way instead of just for a reason that ‘they are’.
The genre of this book wasn’t just a ‘Western’ however as it was definitely a romance novel as well. Right from the start the main character is ‘whisked’ off of her feet by a lovely gentlemen but having never dated before, she turns down his offer and feels that he is ‘trying to hard’. This relationship is one of the best things about the novel and it is one of the main reasons that you continue reading because you like to see what he will try next to try and make her fall for him. It also gets interesting when another guy is pulled into the mix. The romance in this novel is so completely heart-warming that it leaves you asking yourself whether there are any men in the world that would treat a lady this way. It is just that little something else that makes this book special.
This is a wonderful book that flows well and really pulls the reader in causing them to want to read on and on and to find out more about the adventurous lives of the characters. While it has moments that drag on as you know what is coming around the corner, it deals with them so imaginatively and creatively then sometimes it does seem to be worth the wait. This is a romantic YA fiction that does everything it sets out to do and is definitely worth a read.
Faye

Posted on 24 November, 2011 by Faye - 1 Comment


50/50 (2011)

Posted on 23 November, 2011 by Faye - 2 Comments

Directed By: Jonathon Levine
Written By: Will Reiser
Main Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogan, Anna Kendrick, Bruce Dallas Howard and Angelica Huston

Storyline: Adam lives a normal life in the offices of a radio station where he has spent a lot of time on a story about volcano’s. He has a girlfriend and a best friend and life is running smoothly for him. That all changes however, when he is suddenly diagnosed with a rare malignant cancer. Now it is all he has to do to keep everything together and to not fall apart. This is the story of a guy who has to learn to deal with a new perspective on life.

FIVE OUT OF FIVE STARS *****

 This film is one that brings forth so many thoughts and feelings that it instantly ranks high. The premise of this film may not seem that great and may give off a bad vibe but this film is undeserving of that as it is, quite simply, one of the best films of 2011. Therefore, it is with hope that this film manages to attain large audiences so that everyone can experience just how good it is.

While the storyline of this film does seem to be tragic, the way that it is portrayed in this film is purely brilliant. With the right mix of humour and seriousness, this film truly hits the right spot and your left wondering if you should be laughing or crying. This alone should make the film stand out as one to watch but with brilliant cinematography and an amazing soundtrack, this film just has it all.

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Joseph Gordon-Levit performs the role of a lifetime in this film and reminds everyone just how great and versatile an actor he actually is. There isn’t a moment in the film that you feel he was wrongly cast and he brings emotions out in you that you may have forgotten even existed. However, and possibly luckily, his star performance doesn’t overshadow the charming performances of Seth Rogan and Anna Kendrick. In fact, Seth may have performed his best with this film which is almost completely void of awkward, hair-tugging moments and instead shows that he actually can act. Anna, as well, shines throughout the film and shows that she will not be stepping away from the spotlight anytime soon.

This film was brilliantly written by Will Reiser who has come up with a concept that is, unfortunately, something almost everyone can relate to. He has written a script that allows audiences to watch how people can, and do, cope under horrible circumstances. Of course, the script alone cannot be given full credit as it is also due to the director, Jonathon Levine, that this film has been made so well. Every decision he made flowed extremely well and created a marvellous and eye-watering film. 


With scenes that make you cry, as well as ones that make you die of laughter, this film seems to have it all. A brilliant script and cast. It is for this reason that every body should take themselves to go and see it. An absolute gem of a film.


Faye

Posted on 23 November, 2011 by Faye - 2 Comments


Waiting on Wednesday #2

Posted on 23 November, 2011 by Faye - 5 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking The Spine where you can spotlight a book you’re giddy with excitement to read so other people can be giddy with excitement too :)
  So, I do this a little differently. My blog is about books and films so I figure that my Waiting on Wednesday will also involve films that I am waiting to come out. I will post the trailer and say a little about the film and that way we can all enjoy new films that are coming out! =]

 Author: Denise Jaden
Release Date: (expected) July 10th 2012
Publisher: Simon Pulse

Add It: Goodreads

Summary: 

Loann’s always wanted to be popular and pretty like her sister, Claire. So when Claire’s ex-boyfriend starts flirting with her, Loann is willing to do whatever it takes to feel special…even if that means betraying her sister.

But as Loann slips inside Claire’s world, she discovers that everything is not as it seems. Claire’s quest for perfection is all-consuming, and comes at a dangerous price. As Claire increasingly withdraws from friends and family, Loann struggles to understand her and make amends. Can she heal their relationship—and her sister—before it’s too late?

why: I just saw this one, read the title and became really intrigued and then after I finished the blurb I realised that this sounded like a really good book. Normally I prefer dystopian or fantasy novels but ones about realistic settings are also usually quite interesting and this one definitely sounds interesting!
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Title: The Descendents
Release Date: December 16th 2011
What?: Adaptation of Kaui Hart Hemmings‘ novel by the same name.
Matt King, a middle-age Hawaiian who runs a trust responsible for millions of dollars worth of untouched real estate that has been passed down to him and various cousins. He is preparing to sell the area, and make millions for everyone in the trust, when his wife suffers severe head trauma during a boat race. As he attempts to get her affairs in order, he learns that she had been having an affair. With his two daughters in tow, along with his oldest daughter’s doofus boyfriend, Matt sets off to confront the man who made him a cuckold.
why: I saw the trailer of this in the cinema on monday and I just have to say that it really pulled me in and looks like it could be a really interesting film. It is also an adaptation which makes it more interesting in my books and I may have to see if I can get round to reading the book beforehand. If not, definitely afterwards!!



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what are you waiting on this week? =] 

Posted on 23 November, 2011 by Faye - 5 Comments


Teaser Tuesday #3

Posted on 22 November, 2011 by Faye - 1 Comment

teaser tuesday!
So, to keep in flow with my blog, I decided that I would participate in this meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. The idea behind it, is that you get a look at books that you may not have thought about picking up before and may decide that they’re something you want to try out for yourself!
How?
It’s simple really! Anyone can do it. All you have to do is follow these simple steps!
1) Grab your current read
2) Open to a random page
3) Share one (1) OR two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
4) Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
 
Currently Reading


 Quote from page68
“I tried not to look at him, but when Elsie put the large oval free standing mirror down, it was hard not to sneak even the slightest glance. He stood before me, tan and muscular and I found myself wondering if he were unattached.
He put the shirt on and buttoned it up. It fit him perfectly and the blue did just as I said it would for his eyes. He looked even more handsome, if it were possible”


what’s your teaser tuesday? =D

Posted on 22 November, 2011 by Faye - 1 Comment


Nano So Far!

Posted on 21 November, 2011 by Faye - No Comments

So, in a previous post -points all the way down- I mentioned that I would be participating in NaNo WriMo this year for the first time (I also suggested it would hinder my blogging but this hasn’t yet seemed to happen which is pretty awesome). So, as I just hit the ‘quarter of a way to 50,000′ mark, I thought I would make another one of these lovely posts to let you all know how I’m doing!
 
Book Title: Misguided Memories (Working Title)

Summary: Amelia O’Callahan thinks she knows everything there is to know about the world but at sixteen, this is a highly evocative stance to take. When her twin brother dies in a car accident, her parents move her from her country life in Aberdeen to the hectic city of London. Faced with the challenge of going to a new school, she is glad that her best friend, Alannah is standing by her side through it all. It is here that she meets Eric. With just one look at him, she just knows that there is something different about him but can’t quite put her finger on it. 
Before she can even get to grips with her new school, however, she finds herself being pulled into an unbelievable world full of vampires and angels among other supernatural creatures. Struggling to comprehend this information, she is thrown into the middle of their battle-field as for some reason she is their main target. Somehow she must learn to rethink everything she has ever known, but she must do it quickly before she ends up getting hurt…

Can she face the truth in front of her before it’s too late or will the other side win? Only time will tell.

Current Word Count: 38,369

How many characters introduced: Seven, one killed
Plot Twist?: Three now! =]
Where are we?: Kidnapped and being tortured. Just read a news article about supernatural creatures.
How’s it going?: Brilliant! I’ve had a few days of no words lately because I’ve had a lot of university work to do (deadlines are approaching!) BUT I’m still quite far ahead and with only 11K left to write to hit target, I’m pretty certain that I’ll make it! I just won’t be doing so with all guns blazing! I am still enjoying the story and I’m pretty certain that 50K won’t be the end of the book but at least I will have done most of the work this november! =]
HOW IS YOURS GOING? 
if you’re doing one, that is =D

Posted on 21 November, 2011 by Faye - No Comments