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The Blair Book Project

Hello! I'm Janus. I am a 3D Graphics Artist by profession, and a proud Book Addict - i mean Enthusiast, and Blogger. I'm very much into Young Adult and Fantasy genre but I open myself to reading other genres from time to time. I run a blog launched as The Blair Book Project on Blogger, where I post entries such as my book reviews and other book related articles. I obviously got the name of this blog for the movie "The Blair Witch Project," why the name you may ask? I have no idea! I just thought it had a good ring to it. Ha! Ha! I post reviews twice a week and I regularly participate in book memes and features that readers and blogger all over the globe share their book interests (i.e. In My Malibox, Top Ten Tuesdays, etc). I have 230 GFC Followers. My blog has over 37,000 pageviews history and have roughly 200 page views per day. I have written over 267 reviews since my span of blogging. I am also an avid Instagram user, with over 350 followers, where I post pictures mostly of books I'm currently reading, books I got for review, galleys, purchased from bookstores, etc. (Statistics as of March 2013). My book reviews are not exactly "reviews" in a sense because I simply just type down what I feel about the book. What I write is solely my opinion and should not be taken as a definite basis of how the book is to be judged entirely. We all have different likes and dislikes so please do understand that although I'm very optimistic about the books I read, there will be negative comments towards those that I don't find suiting for my taste. BLOG URL: http://theblairbookproject.blogspot.com/ GOODREADS ACCOUNT: http://goodreads.com/janusvielle AMAZON: https://www.amazon.com/gp/pdp/profile/AFAGLA0UYBOMH?ie=UTF8&ref_=ya_56 INSTAGRAM: @janusvielle

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The Storyteller's Daughter: A Retelling of "The Arabian Nights" (Once Upon a Time)

The Storyteller's Daughter: A Retelling of "The Arabian Nights" (Once Upon a Time) - Cameron Dokey I haven’t read of the actual story of “The Arabian Nights,” but being unaware of it was not a hindrance for me to enjoy “The Storyteller’s Daughter” which is a retelling of that tale.Cameron Dokey’s writing is quite invigorating. I was drawn to story as soon as it started. The plot was simple enough and I like the idea of having a story within a story. This book started out with a very magical and mysterious prologue. It was such a great way to introduce this story. It was followed by a little background about Shahrayar’s family and himself. Then we move on to our main character Shahrazad, who was every bit of what her mother was before she passed away. She was wise, brave, passionate and a gifted storyteller. But every gift has its price, so Shahrazad, as her mother was as well, is blind. Still, that did not stop her from fulfilling what she believes is her destiny. I won’t go into any more details at this point so I’ll move on to what I felt about this book.I’d have to say that I found this story really interesting. Although I will admit, it’s not one of the most memorable tales I’ve read so far from Dokey. I didn’t see myself laugh out loud on the funny parts but rather just smiled. When there was despair I just frowned when I usually ended up crying. There was humor, romance and uniqueness, but not much of a standout.For more of my reviews, please visit my blog: The Blair Book Project @ www.theblairbookproject.blogspot.com