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janusvielle

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 Assassin and the Desert (Throne of Glass, #0.2)

The Assassin and the Desert (Throne of Glass, #0.2) - Sarah J. Maas I am really awed by Sarah Maas’s ability to write a short story that has almost everything I want in a book. You know, the usual unique adventure, discovery, action and all that; it’s a little short on the love story, but I totally feel the little sparks of romance that makes me want more. In the Assassin and the Desert, the 2nd novella from the Throne of Glass series, Celaena travels to the Red Desert where she must earn the honor of being trained by Master of the Silent Assassins. This was her punishment for disobeying her master back during Assassin and the Pirate Lord. I love the development that happened to Celaena’s character during her stay with the Silent Assassins. I love her realization of what she lacked and what she gladly learned as her days with these people progressed. It’s amazing how despite Celaena being somewhat arrogant and vain, there’s a soft side to her that makes me admire her and take her for who she is, definitely the best example that there’s good and bad in everyone.Maas really knows her world-building skills. I’m starting to feel like I’m travelling around different places filled with rich and interesting cultures with every book. I also admire the fact that she can link this book to the first one, giving a glimpse of what led Celaena here, and yet doesn’t spoil the experience you had [if you’ve read it] or will have[if you haven’t read it] on reading Assassin and the Pirate Lord. I can’t imagine the surprise I’ll be seeing once Throne of Glass is finally released! Oh! By the way, that revelation of the traitor among the Silent Assassins... WOW! I did not see that coming.For more of my reviews, please visit my blog: The Blair Book Project @ www.theblairbookproject.blogspot.com/