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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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Uncommon Criminals
Ally Carter
Dance of Shadows
Yelena Black
Amanda Sun

Mockingjay (Hunger Games Series #3)

Mockingjay (Hunger Games Series #3) - Suzanne  Collins I finished this book with a heavy heart. It’s not as exciting as the first 2 books but that’s not what got me into such a gloomy state. Mockingjay is depressing for me. It makes me see so much of what wars can do to the world and to people; and as much as we’d like to forget the horrors, even though you’ve healed and moved on, you’ll have scars to remind you of it. I was sad to find the state of the characters I love go senseless. It’s as if I’m looking at real people who have literally gone crazy from haunting past experiences. But that’s one of the things that I love about this book, the characters are not flawless, they’re as imperfect as anyone and that’s what makes them memorable. I do hate to see some of even the most innocent minor characters die, but I do understand that given the exact event in the book, we are reading the inevitable. The epilogue didn’t seem necessary (or appropriate, maybe) for me since I’m still baffled about Katniss’ real feeling for Gale and Peeta. I'd love to see Peeta be with Katniss but up until the end I still see that Katniss isn’t worthy of Peeta after all that’s happened. And it’s as if she just settled for Peeta just because Gale has chosen to take another road. I guess I’ll have to reread Mockingjay again to clear that part out. Mockingjay is an intense book. Yes, it is slow at the beginning and it does drag on a bit but the plot is incredibly solid and profound. It provided readers with an ending that reflects a lesson in real life: You win. You lose. You rise. You fall. You grieve. You move on. You get scarred. You’re haunted. And yet in spite of it all, you learn live again.For more of my reviews, please visit my blog: The Blair Book Project @ www.theblairbookproject.blogspot.com