BOOK BLITZ: Ensnared, by Rita Stradling

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Good afternoon, roses! Welcome to the book blitz for Ensnared, by Rita Stradling =D In this post, you’ll find overall info about book and author, my cover analysis, the book trailer, an excerpt and a playlist *–*

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Ensnared

by Rita Stradling

Genre: New Adult, Science Fiction, Fairy Tale Retelling

Release date: May 23rd, 2017

Publisher: Amazon

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Alainn’s father is not a bad man. He’s a genius and an inventor. When he’s hired to create the robot Rose, Alainn knows taking the money is a mistake.

Rose acts like a human. She looks exactly like Alainn. But, something in her comes out wrong.

To save her father from a five year prison sentence, Alainn takes Rose’s place. She says goodbye to the sun and goes to live in a tower no human is allowed to enter. She becomes the prisoner of a man no human is allowed to see.

Believing that a life of servitude lies ahead, Alainn finds a very different fate awaits her in the company of the strange, scarred recluse.

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Beauty and The Beast: Belle and Beast’s Tales, from Mallory Reaves

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Hello, dearies! After so many months without a single manga review, now I bring two in the same week, right? Yup, that’s crazy old me for you all, haha! This time, I’m going to talk about TokyoPop’s duology manga series for Beauty and The Beast: Belle’s Tale and Beast’s Tale ❤ I received my review copies from the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review and here we go! Thank you all, guys! /o/

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*~.Belle’s Tale.~*

In Disney’s live-action film Beauty and the Beast, Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince inside. This manga explores Belle’s innermost thoughts as she learns that true beauty comes from within.

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*~.Beast’s Tale.~*

A tale as old as time … told in timeless manga style Disney’s much-anticipated live-action adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” hits theaters in March 2017, and it stars Emma Watson and Dan Stevens. This original two-part manga series is based upon the upcoming movie… but you’ve never seen this classic love story told quite this way before. The “Beauty” manga delves into Belle’s deepest thoughts as she’s taken prisoner by the Beast in his majestic castle. Where the “Beast” manga explores Beast’s deepest thoughts as he captures Belle in his castle and finds himself falling in love with her feisty attitude and adventurous spirit.

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BOOK BLITZ: Bellamy and The Brute, by Alicia Michaels

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Good morning, daisies! Welcome to the book blitz for Bellamy and the Brute, by Alicia Michaels! ❤ As you may have guessed, this is a Beauty and the Beast retelling and it sounds just AWESOME! In this post, you’ll find overall info on the book and the author, my cover analysis, a note from Alicia herself telling us a little about her experience recreating this classic fairy tale, a list with 10 things that Alicia loves about Beauty and the Beast, and a giveaway! =D

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Bellamy and The Brute

by Alicia Michaels

Published by: Clean Teen Publishing

Publication date: March 13th, 2017

Genres: Fairy Tales, Retelling, Young Adult

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A fresh twist on a classic story, Bellamy and the Brute proves true love really is blind.

When Bellamy McGuire is offered a summer job babysitting for the wealthy Baldwin family, she’s reluctant to accept. After all, everyone in town knows about the mysterious happenings at the mansion on the hill—including the sudden disappearance of the Baldwin’s eldest son, Tate. The former football star and golden boy of Wellhollow Springs became a hermit at the age of sixteen, and no one has seen or heard from him since. Rumors abound as to why, with whisperings about a strange illness—one that causes deformity and turned him into a real-life monster. Bellamy wants to dismiss these rumors as gossip, but when she’s told that if she takes the job, she must promise to never, ever visit the third floor of the mansion, she begins to wonder if there really is some dark truth hidden there.

Tate’s condition may not be the only secret being kept at Baldwin House. There are gaps in the family’s financial history that don’t add up, and surprising connections with unscrupulous characters. At night there are strange noises, unexplained cold drafts, and the electricity cuts out. And then there are the rose petals on the staircase. The rose petals that no one but Bellamy seems to be able to see. The rose petals that form a trail leading right up to the 3 rd floor, past the portrait of a handsome young man, and down a dark hallway where she promised she would never, ever go…

As Bellamy works to unravel the mysteries of Baldwin House and uncover the truth about Tate, she realizes that she is in way over her head… in more ways than one. Can her bravery and determination help to right the wrongs of the past and free the young man whose story has captured her heart?

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January’s New Books! (Aka my Goodreads wish list for the month)

Hellooooo and welcome to our first blogging week of January =D This panda is really glad that 2016 is over and I hope everyone’s lives get better in 2017!

We’re gathered here today for my monthly wishlist based on Goodreads’ popular book releases list and on what I have on my shelves over there =) I accept donations in case someone wants to gift me with any of those books LMAO #justkidding #ormaybenot #Ilovegifts #butwhodoesn’t?

Ps: you’ll notice some big authors weren’t featured on this post despite having new releases on January, but that is because I wasn’t impressed with their books? Sorry :/

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Princess Kilala – Rika Tanaka & Nao Kodaka

Today I finished this cute series after 5 volumes. Before I start, I have to say that it is a childish series, so, you can’t condemn itfor being predictable or obvious 🙂

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Well, as I commented on my Instagram, Kilala is a regular girl whose parents travel a lot. She feels very lonely and finds comfort in the Disney Princesses’ world. Her friends think that she’s a little weird, but Kilala doesn’t care, as all she wants is to have a good time in everything she does. One fine day, she finds a passed out boy in the street named Rei, a lost prince (which, in Brazilian Portuguese, is very funny, as this boy will became a king someday and the world “king” equals “rei” in this language, haha!).

Anyway, Rei needs to save his kingdom, Paradiso, from a rebellion and Kilala starts to help, on her own clumsy way. They end up visiting 6 princesses worlds: Snow White’s, Cinderella’s, Ariel’s, Belle’s, Aurora’s and Jasmine’s. Each kingdom gives Kilala a different stone for the crowd of Rei’s kingdom, but an awful betrayal gets into their way and Kilala, in the end, wasn’t just some random girl.

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I thought it was pretty creative for a kid’s manga. Of course we have some basic shoujo elements like the couple that always fight, the oh-so-prettier-than-you-girl to make an amorous triangle with Kilala and Rei, clichés and all, but it’s cute enough as a pass time and Nao wins extra points. Kilala and Rei are beautiful characters and the Disney characters are perfect! Even finding the end a little tiring, I liked it and, overall, I would give 3.5 stars to the whole series.

That’s it! Thanks for reading 😀 Do you like Disney inspired mangas?

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