Ashley’ Adventures on the Internet | #6



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*disclaimer: I have not altered these phrases. They are exactly as they appear on my stats page. These are search terms of real people*

“what is reason to beleive rebecca donovan about”

Well first off the book is called Reason To Breathe. Next you should start using a book site like goodreads or Amazon. They usually have the synopsis and would be easier to use when searching for such things, but since you might not have know that…here is the synopsis:

In the affluent town of Weslyn, Connecticut, where most people worry about what to be seen in and who to be seen with, Emma Thomas would rather not be seen at all. She’s more concerned with feigning perfection while pulling down her sleeves to conceal the bruises – not wanting anyone to know how far from perfect her life truly is. Without expecting it, she finds love. It challenges her to recognize her own worth – but at the risk of revealing the terrible secret she’s desperate to hide.

Reason to Breathe is an electrifying page turner from start to finish, a unique tale of life-changing love, unspeakable cruelty, and one girl’s fragile grasp of hope.

“read the hole book about the long haul”

What are you trying to say. How old are you? Where did you learn to put words together to form sentences? Do you mean “whole” or actually mean “hole”. I have no idea what exactly you are searching for or what you are trying to do so good luck.

“horns joe hill why?”

Are you questioning why he wrote the book? Because if you are that is none of your business. Authors have the right to write whatever they would like. If you are questioning why you should read it then my answer would be it is a strange and twisted book that will leave you complete shocked. I have no other idea what this would be referencing so if this doesnt answer your question then you should rethink your search terms/phrases.


Favorite Book To Screen Adaptations

It is amazing how many book have been adapted to the big screen. As an avid reader I find that I struggle with going to see a movie when I know it is based off the book. Although there are sometimes when I let it slide for the most part I am pretty strict about it. ( Someone bought me the Water For Elephants dvd and I still haven’t watched it because I own the book and haven’t read it yet) So I have made a list of some of my favorites from the ones in which I have read the books and watched the movies! These are the ones in which I believe were done really well and I greatly enjoyed (I know at least one a lot of people hated and there were parts of the movie I thought were silly, but for the most part I really thought it captured the book wonderfully!)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

What are some of your favorite book to movie adaptations?

Crossing The Stage | Quotes

“I understood what he was doing, that he had spent four years fulfilling the absurd and tedious duty of graduating from college and now he was emancipated from that world of abstraction, false security, parents, and material excess.”
― Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

“Senior year. And then life. Maybe that’s the way it worked. High school was just a prologue to the real novel. Everybody got to write you — but when you graduated, you got to write yourself. At graduation you got to collect your teacher’s pens and your parents’ pens and you got your own pen. And you could do all the writing. Yeah. Wouldn’t that be sweet?”
― Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

“This funny thing happens when you graduate college. You hear so much about being an adult that you start to feel like you have to become a different person overnight, that growing up means being not you. And you concentrate so hard on living up to the term “adult” that you forget growing up happens by living, not by sheer force of will.”
― Cora Carmack, Finding It

“What do you have in mind after you graduate?”
What I always thought I had in mind was getting some big scholarship to graduate school or a grant to study all over Europe, and then I thought I’d be a professor and write books of poems or write books of poems and be an editor of some sort. Usually I had these plans on the tip of my tongue.
“I don’t really know,” I heard myself say. I felt a deep shock, hearing myself say that, because the minute I said it, I knew it was true.”
― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

“The years after graduation hardened me into someone quite different from the strutting graduate who left campus that day headed for New York city, ready to offer the world his talent. The world, I discovered. was not all that interested.”
― Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“I had this whole plan when I graduated high school: I was going to go to college, date a few guys, and then meet THE guy at the end of my freshman year, maybe at the beginning of my sophomore year. We’d be engaged by graduation and married the next year. And then, after some traveling, we’d start our family. Four kids, three years apart. I wanted to be done by the time I was 35.”
― Rainbow Rowell, Attachments

“Sometimes people graduate but they don’t leave. They hang around for years, for no reason. I would think of ghosts like that, I decided.”
― Maureen Johnson, The Name of the Star

Things I Love…


I thought this was a fun little thing to start and did a previous post called Things I Love To Find in Books. This one I decided to focus on the things I love about reading. This will include all things associated with reading and the benefits I find with reading!

♠ The Book Community

One of the best benefits to starting a book blog was the introduction into the book community. I have been able to discover so many amazing bloggers, booktubers and books from my interactions and surfing of the inter-webs. I have also have been presented with all the goodies like arcs, cheap books and books I would have never known about before. Not many people in my personal life are into books and reading and being a book blogger has given me an outlet to share my love of books and reading with other book lovers!

♠ The Escape

I have to admit most times I am an escapist reader. I think this is where my problem with contemporary comes from… most of it is just too real for me (along with many of them having annoying characters etc) Life is crazy and stressful and it is nice to dive into another world and life for awhile.

♠ Learning, Knowledge, Experience

There is so much you can learn from reading a book. Even though a lot of the books I read are fiction there is still a great deal of research and fact put into those books. But also by reading non-fiction, biographies/memoirs etc. you can learn so much and gain knowledge about lives, situations and experiences that you have not had to deal with.

♠ The Physical Book/Bookmarks

I spend lots of time staring at my bookshelves. Yes I am strange and weird, just accept it! I love owning physical books and being able to showcase my favorites and all the books I have read. They are all so pretty and look amazing on display. Also bookmarks. I collect bookmarks as well and love all the different types and kinds. Recently I have been obsessed with Craftedvan bookmarks from etsy.

♠ Bookstores

I am absolutely in love with going to bookstores. Even if I go in and dont buy anything I can spend hours of time scanning the shelves and walking around. Its fun to read the tags on the shelves to see which books the employees recommend. And so many independent bookstores are so adorable and have some amazing and unique finds!

♠ Me Time

Whether I am actually reading or pretending to in order to be left alone, it is nice to take some time and just be alone. Everyone needs those nights of staying in with a hot cup of coffee, snuggling up on the couch and losing yourself in a book.

♠ Magic of a Story

Nothing is better than falling in love with a story, the characters or the world. It leads to the best fangirl worthy merch and obsessions! I love becoming all consumed into a world/story or fall absolutely in love with a character.

♠ Never Being Bored

I carry a book with me everywhere I go. There are always times you find yourself waiting in line or at a doctors appt. and nothing is worse than sitting forever and being bored. You cannot be bored with a great book to read!

What are some of the things you love about reading?


Series I Won’t Continue

While going through and figuring out what series I have completed and the series I still have to complete I had discovered there are a lot of series I have started and for one reason or another I do not want to continue on with it. Some have way too many books, there are some I have lost interest in or ones where I read the first books and really did not like the it. If there are any of these that you believe I should give a second chance or that I really need to read let me know.

Of Monsters and Madness Series by Jessica Verday
[I read the first one and just did not enjoy it]

Spademan Series by Adam Sternbergh
[ I read the first one and did enjoy it and found it interesting, but not sure if I want to continue]

Gated Duology by Amy Christine Parker
[ I read the first one and thought I wanted to continue, but I think I am okay with where it left off.]

Faling Star Series by Christine M. Butler
[I feel like if I received the next book I might read it, but wasn’t in love with the first book although it was interesting]

Penryn & the End of Days Series by Susan Ee
[When I thought this was going to be a 6 book series there was no way I was going to continue. The first two books were just okay, but I feel like I might give the series one last chance. I haven’t decided.]

Lies Beneath Trilogy by Anne Greenwood Brown
[I read the first one and not sure if I am feeling where the trilogy is going]

Shadow Children Series by Margaret Peterson Haddix
[I read the first one. I thought it was interesting, but I think I have outgrown this series and it is too long to convince me to continue]

The Hunt Trilogy by Andrew Fukuda
[I read only the first book. I had quite a few problems with it that are keeping me from continuing.]

Fairytale Retellings Series by Jackson Pearce
[I have read one of the books of this series and I am not against reading the others there are just books I would rather read]

The Survival Trilogy by Morgan Rice
[There is no way I will be continuing with this trilogy. I hated the first one and it had so many problems. Its plot was all over the place and had too many errors]

Pretty Little Liars Series by Sara Shepard
[I read the first 4 books out of this 16 book series. It is just too long and I am a huge fan of the tv show and like it better.]

Sisterhood Series by Ann Brashares
[I read the first two books in this series and absolutely loved them, but I feel like I have outgrown the series]

Heart of Dread Trilogy by Melissa De La Cruz
[I couldn’t handle the first book. The concept was interesting but it was so poorly executed]

Total =13

What are your thoughts on these series?

Unfinished Series

So I did a post about my completed series I have read and thought it would be fun to do one about the unfinished series I have. This is going to be split into a complete different parts. I have series where I own them all but haven’t started or finished them. I have series that I have read up to publication and then some where I have started them but do not own all of the books. I have so many that I need to read/catch up on.


Unfinished Series Completed In Publication That I Own All Of The Books: 

Modern Faerie Tales Trilogy by Holly Black [I have read the first one]

Caster Chronicles by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl [I have read the first one]

Luxe Series by Anna Godbersen [I own whole series but haven’t started them]

The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo [ I own whole trilogy but haven’t read any]

Misborn Trilogy by Brandon Sanderson [ I own whole trilogy but haven’t read any]

Harry Potter Series by J.K Rowling [I have read the first four books]

Dante Walker Trilogy by Victoria Scott [ I own whole trilogy but haven’t read any]

The Forest of Hands and Teeth Trilogy by Carrie Ryan [I have read the first one]

Shadow Falls Series by C.C Hunter [I own whole series but haven’t started them]

Sweet Trilogy by Wendy Higgins [ I own whole trilogy but haven’t read any]

Shining Duology by Stephen King [I have read the first one]

Annum Guard Duology by Meredith McCardle [I have read the first one]

Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan [I own the whole series but haven’t read any]

Legend Trilogy by Marie Lu [ I own whole trilogy but haven’t read any]

Anna Duology by Kendare Blake [ I own whole duology but haven’t read it]

Total = 15

Unfinished Series Completed in Publication That I Have Started But Don’t Own All Of Them:

The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare [I have read the first book]

Maze Runner Trilogy by James Dashner [ I have read the first book]

The Program Duology by Suzanne Young [I have read the first book]

Jasper Dent Trilogy by Barry Lyga [I have read the first book]

Witching Savannah Trilogy by J.D Horn [ I have read the first two books]

The Sparrow and the Wolf Trilogy by Tim Stead [ I have read the first book]

Anna and the French Kiss Companion Trilogy by Stephanie Perkins [I have read the first book]

Losing It Trilogy by Cora Carmack [I have read the first book]

2B Trilogy by Ann Aguirre [I have read the first book]

Total = 9

Unfinished Series Read Up To Publication:

The Dark Elements Trilogy by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Asylum Trilogy by Madeleine Roux

Penryn & the End of Days by Susan Ee

Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

The Unknown Assassin Series by Allen Zadoff

Total =5

Total Unfinished Series = 29 (so many)

Alice In Wonderland | Quotes

cheshire-cat1“I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

“The time has come,” the walrus said, “to talk of many things: Of shoes and ships – and sealing wax – of cabbages and kings”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass


“Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.”
― Lewis Carroll, Jabberwocky and Other Poems

“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“You’re entirely bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are.”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Ashley’ Adventures on the Internet | #5



I take search terms people use that-2


*disclaimer: I have not altered these phrases. They are exactly as they appear on my stats page. These are search terms of real people*

“‘most prorded book amazon fall 2014”

You spelled preorder wrong. Also I am curious as to why you are searching this on the internet. It seems like a very strange thing to be curious about. Also why would you click on a blog link for this answer because I have no idea at all.

“i think nicholas sparks wrote another novel about noah calhoun?”

You would be correct. Nicolas Sparks wrote a book named The Wedding which focuses on one of Noah Calhoun’s daughters and her husband. It is about their relationship problems and of course the husband has a lot to live up to because he has Noah’s footsteps to follow. It wasn’t as good, but its Nicolas Sparks so it was beautiful, heartbreaking and full of romance.

“how did the photos enhance the book miss peregrines home for peculiar children”

The photos did what all illustrations/photos/pictures are suppose to do for a story. They added to the atmosphere and overall feel of the book. They also worked for a visual for the story since it talks about how Jacob is looking at the photos.