August 5, 2016

My new dog Bernie!

Hi guys! It has been almost two months and I haven't posted a single thing....I haven't been reading a lot either (nothing) and I just saw a couple of movies a few days ago. I've been super busy with work but also teaching my new dog, Bernie! He's a cutie but soooo energetic.... Honestly I can't leave him without supervision! We are still adapting to him, he's just a puppy :)

Anyway, I've been recording some videos about him and he even have his own Instagram profile :P Those are new projects for me, after losing my 15 years old poodle named Cotton a few months ago, I was super sad, but Bernie definitely is making my days happier.

Do you have pets? Are they as crazy as my little Bernie? :P

June 20, 2016

The Ceruleans #Giveaway Print Party!

The Ceruleans

Win The Ceruleans books in paperback!

Author Megan Tayte

Once upon a time a little girl told her grandmother that when she grew up she wanted to be a writer. Or a lollipop lady. Or a fairy princess fireman. ‘Write, Megan,’ her grandmother advised. So that’s what she did.

Thirty-odd years later, Megan is a professional writer and published author by day, and an indie novelist by night. Her fiction – young adult romance with soul – recently earned her the SPR’s Independent Woman Author of the Year award.

Megan grew up in the Royal County, a hop, skip and a (very long) jump from Windsor Castle, but these days she makes her home in the village of Standish, Greater Manchester. She lives with her husband, a proud Scot who occasionally kicks back in a kilt; her son, a budding artist with the soul of a palaeontologist; and her baby daughter, a keen pan-and-spoon drummer who sings in her sleep. When she's not writing, you'll find her walking someplace green, reading by the fire, or creating carnage in the kitchen as she pursues her impossible dream: of baking something edible.

March 15, 2016

Graphic Novel Review: The Little Black Fish by Bizhan Khodabandeh

The Little Black Fish by Bizhan Khodabandeh
March 15th 2016 by Rosarium Publishing
Based on the Persian children's classic by Samad Behrangi, this book is about a young fish's courage to question authority and strike out on her own

An inquisitive little fish decided to question authority and leave the safety of her own home to venture out into the expansive sea. The creatures she meets along the way teach her important lessons and make her learn the most valuable treasure in life: freedom.
The Little Black Fish is the story about a fish who questions her boring life and her superiors, and decides to travel the world and find what is out there. I only realized it was a 'she' after re-reading the synopsis, I'm not sure if I missed something. But anyway, I think she was too proud for a young fish who is supposed to be traveling the world and learning from other creatures. She has an attitude that wouldn't go well at all in the real world, specially when she met someone new who didn't think as her and she said "I’ll forgive you since you’re speaking out of ignorance."

The story itself is based on a classic book I haven't read, so I can't compare it. I understand it's about being free, questioning authority and life and overall being brave to discover more and create your own journey, but in this case I didn't think the story itself had a good ending. The character was too proud and acted rude a few times, not even considering or showing respect for other creature's life and beliefs, believing she was better.

I'm not sure what else to say about this book. It hasn't been my favorite. I didn't really liked the art but not because it wasn't good, but because it was difficult for me to understand the illustration and sometimes got lost. But it was an interesting book, something totally different from what I usually read.

More about this book at Goodreads | Amazon
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