W-W-W Wednesday: 9

Just a small note before I get started, about my NEW WEEKLY FEATURE:

FRIDAY’S FAIRYTALES

Due to positive reactions to my proposal post about this topic , I have decided to go ahead. I’m still trying to find a structure that appeals to me which makes the post presentable, but it is a bit of trial and error, so the first couple of posts may be lengthy, I apologise for that.

The first Fairy Tale I will be discussing is Perrault’s “The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood” or “La Belle au Bois Dormant”. If you wish to have a discussion about this tale on the post (there will be dicussion questions!), feel free to read up on the tale before I post it Friday. I hope you all enjoy reading the upcoming feature because I’m enjoying writing them! Similarly, if there are any Tales in particular you would like me to discuss, feel free to submit requests! I already have two or three requests written down.

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Welcome to another WWW Wednesday!  To participate in WWW Wednesday, you need to answer three questions.

•What are you currently reading?

•What did you recently finish reading?

•What do you think you’ll read next?

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55. Eon: Rise of the Dragoneye (Eon #1)- Alison Goodman

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Title: Eon: Rise of the Dragoneye (Eon #1)

Author: Ailson Goodman

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On the Shelves: Young Adult> Fantasy

Swordplay, dragon magic–and a hero with a desperate secret

Twelve-year-old Eon has been in training for years. His intensive study of Dragon Magic,, based on East Asian astrology, involves two kinds of skills: sword-work and magical aptitude. He and his master hope that he will be chosen as a Dragoneye–an apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune. 

But Eon has a dangerous secret. He is actually Eona, a sixteen-year-old girl who has been masquerading as a boy for the chance to become a Dragoneye. Females are forbidden to use Dragon Magic; if anyone discovers she has been hiding in plain sight, her death is assured.

When Eon’s secret threatens to come to light, she and her allies are plunged into grave danger and a deadly struggle for the Imperial throne. Eon must find the strength and inner power to battle those who want to take her magic…and her life (Goodreads 2014)

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Top Ten Tuesday 5: Revist

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and it’s “revisit week” where you can go back and pick a past topic and redo it, which is great for all of us who’ve not been here that long.

This week, I’ve picked “Top Ten Books I’m Dying to Read”,except I’m going to be genre specific and pick FANTASY. There are far too many “dystopians” flying around and have been for a while, but thanks to booktube, it looks like FANTASY, one of my favourite genres, is getting more of a popularity boost in the bloggosphere- which I can’t wait for. Why? Because I love wizards, magic, realms, adventures, swordfights, dragons….all that crazy stuff.

So here is my Top Ten Fantasy Books which I am Dying to Read, in no particular order:

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Weekend Book Tag: Opposites Book Tag!

Hello again and welcome to this edition of “Sunday Book Tags”, and today I’m doing the Opposites Book Tag, which I saw via Bookables’s on youtube- so let’s get going!

1. First and Last book in your collection

The first book in my collection was probably The Mediator Series by Meg Cabot, since I’ve had those books since I was about 14 years old. My copies recently fell apart though so I plan on buying the new shiny bind ups in the new year

The Last book in my collection- if we are talking physical books, I just received my amazon parcel containing my hardcover used copies of “The Shadow of the Wind” by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, and EON: Rise of the Dragon Eye by Alison Goodman-very excited to read both of those!

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